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Off -campus jobs in Berkeley - Daily Californian

August 19, 2014 - 10:11am

Off -campus jobs in Berkeley
Daily Californian
People are making their way back to our beautiful city of Berkeley for another great year at school, but there's just one problem — the broke college student stereotype is all too real. How will we buy sunscreen to hide from the bright sun rays? With ...

Walmart begins hiring for new stores - The Robesonian

August 19, 2014 - 9:06am

Walmart begins hiring for new stores
The Robesonian
James Johnson | The Robesonian The East Elizabethtown Road Walmart Neighborhood Market is already seeking employees. Between it and the upcoming West Fifth Street location, the two new Walmart Neighborhood Markets will create more than 180 ...

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National Unemployment Rate Stagnant as Construction Employment Increases - Window Film magazine

August 19, 2014 - 9:03am

CBS Local

National Unemployment Rate Stagnant as Construction Employment Increases
Window Film magazine
The national jobless rate was little changed in July at 6.2 percent, 0.1 percent higher than in June. The rate, however, sits 1.1 percentage points lower than in July 2013, according to a report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The West ...
Arizona shedding construction jobs as neighboring states gainPhoenix Business Journal
Construction Jobs Up In NevadaCBS Local
Colorado in top 10 nationwide for new construction jobsNorthern Colorado Business Report

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Robots Redefine Employment - Guardian Liberty Voice

August 19, 2014 - 8:49am

Guardian Liberty Voice

Robots Redefine Employment
Guardian Liberty Voice
Robots continue to change the way humans experience the world and generate a lot of anxiety as a result. Since automation started to replace assembly line workers the threat of automation robbing humans of their livelihoods has been debated. That ...

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Jobs Should Be About Completing Tasks Not Social Justice - Forbes

August 19, 2014 - 8:00am

Forbes

Jobs Should Be About Completing Tasks Not Social Justice
Forbes
In the U.S. labor market today a battle is being waged over the purpose of a job. One might think the point of a job is that the employer needs tasks completed and is willing to pay someone to perform said tasks. However, a fierce challenge is being ...

North Dakota leads country on jobs growth: Labor Department - MarketWatch (blog)

August 19, 2014 - 2:20am

MarketWatch (blog)

North Dakota leads country on jobs growth: Labor Department
MarketWatch (blog)
North Dakota, with its bustling energy industry, is leading the nation's job growth. Employment there rose 4.4% over the year through July, according to government data released Monday. It's worth noting that North Dakota has one of the nation's ...

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Colorado unemployment drops to 5.3 percent in July, adds 5500 jobs - The Denver Post

August 18, 2014 - 11:04pm

Colorado unemployment drops to 5.3 percent in July, adds 5500 jobs
The Denver Post
Fifth-grade teacher Jessica Guerra organizes her classroom at Fairview Elementary School in Denver. The state's unemployment rate has dropped to 5.3 percent from 5.5 percent, with the biggest gains in education. (Mary Stevens, The Denver Post).

Thousands of jobs available in northeast Indiana - WANE

August 18, 2014 - 5:51pm

Thousands of jobs available in northeast Indiana
WANE
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – IPFW and Congressman Marlin Stutzman hosted more than 70 employers with about 3,000 job openings at an annual job fair Monday. Most openings were in manufacturing, but employers are having a hard time finding ...

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Quinn, Rauner spin jobs report - WLS-TV

August 18, 2014 - 5:48pm

NBC Chicago

Quinn, Rauner spin jobs report
WLS-TV
Gov. Pat Quinn and challenger Bruce Rauner take turns spinning the latest jobs report for Ill. Embed. <iframe width="476" height="270" src="http://abc7chicago.com/video/embed/?pid=269443" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>. WLS. By Charles ...
Bad news for hopeful Illinoisans on jobs, economyWatchdog.org

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Colorado adds 5500 jobs; unemployment falls to 5.3% - 9NEWS.com

August 18, 2014 - 4:46pm

9NEWS.com

Colorado adds 5500 jobs; unemployment falls to 5.3%
9NEWS.com
Colorado gained 5,500 payroll jobs in July from the previous month, and the state's unemployment rate fell two-tenths of a percentage point, to 5.3 percent, the lowest since October 2008, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment reported Monday.
Employers add jobs, but N.C. unemployment rate rises to 6.5%Triangle Business Journal
Employment rate for July up .5%Nashoba Publishing
Washington View: Too many of state's youths still seek jobsThe Columbian
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Construction jobs growing but skilled workforce nearly tapped out - The Hill

August 18, 2014 - 4:01pm

Builders Merchants Journal

Construction jobs growing but skilled workforce nearly tapped out
The Hill
During the past year, construction firms added jobs in 39 states but the availability of skilled workers is beginning to fall short of demand. Nevada led the way with the largest yearly percentage gain while Florida added the largest number of jobs ...
JULY CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 39 STATES FROM A ...RealEstateRama (press release)

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Robots May Disrupt Half of All US Jobs - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

August 18, 2014 - 3:53pm

Robots May Disrupt Half of All US Jobs
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
The boom in digital technology, such as mobile phones and the Internet, has changed life dramatically in the past decade, but scientists are torn whether computerization will create more jobs than it replaces during the next 10 years. The Pew Research ...

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"Sizeable share" of new jobs will be in low-wage sectors, report predicts - Birmingham Business Journal

August 18, 2014 - 3:49pm

"Sizeable share" of new jobs will be in low-wage sectors, report predicts
Birmingham Business Journal
?Alabama employment numbers saw a slight bump from June 2013 to June 2014 with the addition of 5,200 jobs, according to ?data from the Center For Business and Economic Research. Ryan Phillips: Digital Producer- Birmingham Business Journal: Email.

"Sizeable share" of new jobs will be in low-wage sectors, report predicts - Birmingham Business Journal

August 18, 2014 - 3:49pm

"Sizeable share" of new jobs will be in low-wage sectors, report predicts
Birmingham Business Journal
?Alabama employment numbers saw a slight bump from June 2013 to June 2014 with the addition of 5,200 jobs, according to ?data from the Center For Business and Economic Research. Ryan Phillips: Digital Producer- Birmingham Business Journal: Email.

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Arizona shedding construction jobs as neighboring states gain - Phoenix Business Journal

August 18, 2014 - 1:39pm

CBS Local

Arizona shedding construction jobs as neighboring states gain
Phoenix Business Journal
States such as Texas (above), California and Nevada are adding construction even as Arizona is losing them. Mike Sunnucks: Senior Reporter- Phoenix Business Journal: Email | Twitter | Facebook. Arizona has lost 5,900 construction jobs over the past 12 ...
Construction Jobs Up In NevadaCBS Local
National Unemployment Rate Stagnant as Construction Employment IncreasesWindow Film magazine
Colorado in top 10 nationwide for new construction jobsNorthern Colorado Business Report

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Portland-area hiring takes a hit: no new jobs in July - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

August 18, 2014 - 1:25pm

Portland-area hiring takes a hit: no new jobs in July
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Hundreds of job seekers attended a hiring fair held in April at the Portland Community College Cascade Campus. (Molly Young/The Oregonian). Print · Molly Young | myoung@oregonian.com By Molly Young | myoung@oregonian.com The Oregonian

Biggest monthly surge in financial jobs in 15 years fuels Wisconsin's ... - Madison.com

August 18, 2014 - 11:50am

Biggest monthly surge in financial jobs in 15 years fuels Wisconsin's ...
Madison.com
2014-08-18T11:45:00Z Biggest monthly surge in financial jobs in 15 years fuels Wisconsin's employment growth in JulyTODD D. MILEWSKI | The Capital Times | tmilewski@madison.com madison.com. 2 minutes ago • By Todd D. Milewski | The Capital Times ...

New Mexico adds 4300 jobs over the year - Albuquerque Business First

August 18, 2014 - 11:05am

New Mexico adds 4300 jobs over the year
Albuquerque Business First
Six of New Mexico's industry sectors gained jobs and five lost them during the year, according to the monthly employment report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Dennis Domrzalski: Reporter- Albuquerque Business First: Email | Twitter | LinkedIn ...
Our View: More jobs being added, but pace is still slowNorwich Bulletin

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Maryland loses 9000 jobs in July, unemployment rate rises above 6% - Baltimore Business Journal

August 18, 2014 - 10:18am

9NEWS.com

Maryland loses 9000 jobs in July, unemployment rate rises above 6%
Baltimore Business Journal
Maryland shed 9,000 jobs in July, pushing the state's unemployment rate over 6 percent for the first time since December. Maryland was among 30 states to post unemployment rate increases from June, according to preliminary data released Monday by the ...
Colorado adds 5500 jobs; unemployment falls to 5.3%9NEWS.com
North Carolina's unemployment up slightly, as state sheds thousands of jobsThe Progressive Pulse
Indiana Adds Jobs, But Unemployment Rate Holds SteadyIndiana Public Media
Governing -LaPorteCountyLife.com
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Better-paying jobs stage a comeback - Washington Post

August 18, 2014 - 10:00am

Better-paying jobs stage a comeback
Washington Post
The recovery in America's job market is finally spreading to industries with good pay after years of being concentrated in fields with low wages. Hiring has picked up steam in areas such as construction, manufacturing and professional services in ...

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