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Twitter to Cut Jobs in India's Tech Hub - Wall Street Journal

September 20, 2016 - 2:16am

Wall Street Journal

Twitter to Cut Jobs in India's Tech Hub
Wall Street Journal
NEW DELHI— Twitter Inc. TWTR 0.16 % is laying off some of its employees in Bangalore, India's technology hub. A Twitter India spokesman said in a statement Tuesday that “less than 20 persons” from its global engineering workforce at a development ...

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Seattle's 100 best-paying jobs - seattlepi.com

September 20, 2016 - 1:15am

seattlepi.com

Seattle's 100 best-paying jobs
seattlepi.com
Seattle's 100 best-paying jobs. By LEVI PULKKINEN, SEATTLEPI.COM STAFF. Published 11:13 pm, Monday, September 19, 2016. Click through for a look at Seattle's top 100 paying jobs.  Photo: 100. Biochemists and biophysicists -- average annual ...

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Markell touts jobs, education on statewide tour - Washington Times

September 20, 2016 - 12:45am

Markell touts jobs, education on statewide tour
Washington Times
DOVER, Del. (AP) - Gov. Jack Markell is focusing on jobs and career readiness as he travels up and down the state. Markell was scheduled to join Indian River School District officials in Sussex County on Tuesday to urge high school seniors to continue ...

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New homes are being built in Denver, but only… - The Denver Post

September 20, 2016 - 12:24am

The Denver Post

New homes are being built in Denver, but only…
The Denver Post
Metro Denver has constructed 67,403 fewer single-family homes than needed given job gains the past three years, creating one of the most severe new-home deficits in the country, according to a new study from the National Association of Realtors.

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Wilson moving headquarters, 400 jobs to Prudential Plaza - Chicago Tribune

September 19, 2016 - 10:30pm

Chicago Tribune

Wilson moving headquarters, 400 jobs to Prudential Plaza
Chicago Tribune
Wilson Sporting Goods is moving its corporate headquarters from Chicago's far northwest side to Prudential Plaza. Sept. 19, 2016 (Lauren Zumbach / Chicago Tribune). Wilson Sporting Goods is moving its corporate headquarters from Chicago's far northwest ...

Robots could take 6 percent of our jobs by 2021 - CW39

September 19, 2016 - 10:01pm

CW39

Robots could take 6 percent of our jobs by 2021
CW39
HOUSTON — Warning! Warning! Warning! Robots are taking over the world- well, the working world that is. In a new report from Forrester Research, scientists predict that by 2021, machines will take away 6 percent of all jobs in the U.S., which is ...

Bouncer shot in rampage has 3 jobs, 2 kids, and is married to a cop - Philly.com

September 19, 2016 - 5:39pm

Philly.com

Bouncer shot in rampage has 3 jobs, 2 kids, and is married to a cop
Philly.com
Martice Washington, 42, a married father of two, was the bouncer who was shot at the Maximum Level Lounge Friday night by gunman Nicholas Glenn. by Stephanie Farr, Staff Writer. Stephanie Farr. Staff Writer. Nicole Washington was working at her second ...

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Colleges must do more to help grads find jobs. Here's how. - MyAJC (blog)

September 19, 2016 - 4:55pm

MyAJC (blog)

Colleges must do more to help grads find jobs. Here's how.
MyAJC (blog)
Bob LaBombard is CEO of Minneapolis-based GradStaff. GradStaff helps recent college graduates discover how their transferable skills translate into the workforce and then matches them with entry-level jobs. In this piece, LaBombard addresses how both ...

Rauner wants state jobs review, just not federal court's - The State Journal-Register

September 19, 2016 - 4:31pm

The State Journal-Register

Rauner wants state jobs review, just not federal court's
The State Journal-Register
Gov. Bruce Rauner pledged Monday to continue rooting out improper patronage hiring at the same time his lawyers were attempting to block a federal court monitor's expanded review of all state administration jobs. The Republican again trumpeted getting ...
Gov. Rauner cuts IDOT patronage jobsWGN-TV

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Physician Employment by Hospitals Does Not Improve Quality - Medscape

September 19, 2016 - 4:21pm

Medscape

Physician Employment by Hospitals Does Not Improve Quality
Medscape
The percentage of hospitals hiring physicians climbed from 29% in 2003 to 42% in 2012, but physician employment alone probably won't improve hospital care, authors of a new study suggest. Kirstin W. Scott, MPhil, a PhD student in health policy at ...

Why the JOBS Act Has Yet to Catch On - Fortune

September 19, 2016 - 2:43pm

Fortune

Why the JOBS Act Has Yet to Catch On
Fortune
Like many small-business owners, Crista Freeman relied on personal savings when she first started her company, Phin and Phebe's Ice Cream. It was a small operation: from her Brooklyn, N.Y., apartment, she would whip up unique flavors such as ...

Jobs fairs this week through Monday - Florida Today

September 19, 2016 - 2:33pm

Florida Today

Jobs fairs this week through Monday
Florida Today
For those looking for jobs, there are number of employment opportunities taking place in Brevard County this week. Below are the times and locations of interview opportunities: Tuesday. Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Location: CareerSource Brevard ...

Microsoft cuts jobs locally and abroad - The Seattle Times

September 19, 2016 - 1:33pm

The Seattle Times

Microsoft cuts jobs locally and abroad
The Seattle Times
The cuts are the latest round of the 2,850 layoffs Microsoft said would be coming during the company's fiscal year that ends in July. (Jeff Chiu/AP). The company laid off about 520 employees in the latest round of job cuts, about 220 of them in London ...
Microsoft to shut London Skype office putting 220 jobs at riskBBC News
Microsoft cuts Skype jobs in LondonComputerWeekly.com

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Medical firm seeks to add 150 jobs in Cape Canaveral - Florida Today

September 19, 2016 - 12:34pm

Florida Today

Medical firm seeks to add 150 jobs in Cape Canaveral
Florida Today
A medical services and management company is considering expanding in Cape Canaveral, creating 150 jobs in the process and making a $4.5 million capital investment. The company — whose identity has not been disclosed — will come before the ...

Canada Will Lose 23000 Jobs Under CETA: Study - Common Dreams (press release)

September 19, 2016 - 11:37am

Canada Will Lose 23000 Jobs Under CETA: Study
Common Dreams (press release)
OTTAWA, Ontario - Canada would lose 23,000 jobs between now and 2023 under the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), according to a new study from the Tufts University Global Development and Environment Institute.

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Trump vs. Clinton: Recession vs. new jobs - CNNMoney

September 19, 2016 - 9:55am

CNNMoney

Trump vs. Clinton: Recession vs. new jobs
CNNMoney
Donald Trump's agenda risks putting the U.S. economy in recession while Hillary Clinton's plans would have a modest positive impact, a new analysis shows. Oxford Economics, a forecasting firm, put the two candidates' proposals side by side and analyzed ...
Assessing Trade Agendas in the US Presidential Campaign | PIIEPeterson Institute for International Economics

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US could lose 5 million jobs if Trump starts major trade war: study - MarketWatch

September 19, 2016 - 9:49am

MarketWatch

US could lose 5 million jobs if Trump starts major trade war: study
MarketWatch
Imposing stiff tariffs on China and Mexico, as Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has proposed, could push the U.S. into recession and cost 5 million U.S. jobs, according to a study by the Peterson Institute for International Economics.
Trump vs. Clinton: Recession vs. new jobsGant Daily (registration)

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Report: Over 100 jobs lost as Roadhouse Interactive closes its doors - Gamasutra

September 19, 2016 - 9:22am

Gamasutra

Report: Over 100 jobs lost as Roadhouse Interactive closes its doors
Gamasutra
Canadian mobile studio Roadhouse Interactive, the dev behind Iron Maiden: Legacy of the Beast, has reportedly closed its doors. The news hasn't been confirmed by Roadhouse itself, but a Linkedin update from company founder and CEO, James ...

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Trump tax plan would spur 2 million new jobs but deepen deficit - Washington Times

September 19, 2016 - 8:59am

Washington Times

Trump tax plan would spur 2 million new jobs but deepen deficit
Washington Times
In this Sept. 7, 2016, photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks in Philadelphia. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's campaign is aggressively outworking Republican Donald Trump in battleground Pennsylvania, a state the ...

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Zero-percent cybersecurity unemployment, 1 million jobs unfilled ... - CSO Online

September 19, 2016 - 8:03am

CSO Online

Zero-percent cybersecurity unemployment, 1 million jobs unfilled ...
CSO Online
Cybersecurity Ventures announced last week that the cybersecurity unemployment rate has dropped to zero-percent. What does this mean for cybersecurity ...

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