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Another sign of the improving economy: a drop in part-time jobs - Marketplace.org

Employment News - December 11, 2017 - 12:43pm

Marketplace.org

Another sign of the improving economy: a drop in part-time jobs
Marketplace.org
In September, Target announced plans to raise the hourly hourly minimum wage for its workers to $11 per hour beginning in one month and increasing to $15 per hour by the end of 2020. - Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. Another 228,000 jobs were added to ...

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25 cities adding (and losing) the most jobs in 2017 - USA TODAY

Employment News - December 11, 2017 - 11:21am

USA TODAY

25 cities adding (and losing) the most jobs in 2017
USA TODAY
2017 may stand out for many events and developments, and among them is the exceptional year turned in by the labor market. For one, U.S. unemployment dropped to 4.1% in October, the lowest since December 2000. Barring a massive exodus of workers from ...

Legislative employees do work outside taxpayer-paid jobs - Orlando Sentinel

Employment News - December 11, 2017 - 10:44am

Orlando Sentinel

Legislative employees do work outside taxpayer-paid jobs
Orlando Sentinel
TALLAHASSEE — Dozens of employees with the Florida Legislature, including the spokesman for House Speaker Richard Corcoran, have been working at jobs outside their taxpayer-paid positions. While some employees have worked after hours and weekends as ...

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Trump cedes green energy jobs and leadership to China - Chicago Tribune

Employment News - December 11, 2017 - 10:17am

Chicago Tribune

Trump cedes green energy jobs and leadership to China
Chicago Tribune
Chinese workers from Wuhan Guangsheng Photovoltaic Company install solar panels on the roof of a building on April 27, 2017, in Wuhan, China. As the world's most populated nation, China consumes more electricity and creates more carbon emissions than ...

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White Lodging cutting 50 jobs from Indiana headquarters - Seattle Times

Employment News - December 11, 2017 - 10:14am

White Lodging cutting 50 jobs from Indiana headquarters
Seattle Times
MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A company that owns or operates dozens of hotels around the country says it is cutting about 50 jobs at its northwestern Indiana headquarters. Merrillville-based White Lodging says in a state filing that the layoffs are ...

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Conference Board's Employment Index Fell in November - Wall Street Journal

Employment News - December 11, 2017 - 9:52am

Wall Street Journal

Conference Board's Employment Index Fell in November
Wall Street Journal
After a strong increase in October, an index that measures U.S. employment fell in November. The Conference Board's Employment Trends Index fell to 135.88. In October, the revised index was 136.23. Of the eight indicators the index takes into account ...

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Retail jobs climb amid 'one of the strongest gains all year' - Retail Dive

Employment News - December 11, 2017 - 8:36am

Retail Dive

Retail jobs climb amid 'one of the strongest gains all year'
Retail Dive
Retail jobs rose by "an unusually high 12,900 jobs" in November from October (excluding automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants), according to a press release from the National Retail Federation. Overall, employers added 228,000 jobs in ...

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Report: 32% of IT pros plan to switch jobs in 2018, most for better pay and training - TechRepublic

Employment News - December 11, 2017 - 8:16am

TechRepublic

Report: 32% of IT pros plan to switch jobs in 2018, most for better pay and training
TechRepublic
IT workers planning to change jobs are seeking higher salaries, skills advancement, and companies that prioritize IT, according to a Spiceworks report. By Alison DeNisco Rayome | December 11, 2017, 6:15 AM PST. 0. Email; Print; Reddit; Delicious; Digg ...

Is the US at maximum employment? - Chicago Booth Review (blog)

Employment News - December 11, 2017 - 8:07am

Is the US at maximum employment?
Chicago Booth Review (blog)
On Friday, the US Department of Labor reported that the United States added 228,000 new jobs in November, marking 86 consecutive months in which the country has added jobs. The US unemployment rate stands at 4.1 percent, the lowest it's been since it ...

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4 Best Staffing Stocks to Buy on Blockbuster Jobs Report - Zacks.com

Employment News - December 11, 2017 - 7:36am

Zacks.com

4 Best Staffing Stocks to Buy on Blockbuster Jobs Report
Zacks.com
The labor market added jobs at a strong clip in November and has moved past a couple of months of hurricane disorders. Record low unemployment rate also reflected the strength in the labor market. Increase in average work week, in the meantime ...

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Why sexual misconduct is routine in hospitality jobs - CBS News - CBS News

Employment News - December 11, 2017 - 7:34am

CBS News

Why sexual misconduct is routine in hospitality jobs - CBS News
CBS News
Women in these roles have little leverage when bosses, co-workers or customers make unwanted advances.

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Houston Jobs: 492 Jobs Available In Manufacturing - Patch.com

Employment News - December 11, 2017 - 6:59am

Patch.com

Houston Jobs: 492 Jobs Available In Manufacturing
Patch.com
Looking for a new start in the new year? Check out the jobs on Houston's Jobs Page for all the ziprecruiter.com listings. By Bryan Kirk, Patch Staff | Dec 11, 2017 7:53 am ET. 0. Houston Jobs: 492 Jobs Available In Manufacturing. HOUSTON, TX — If you ...

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8 emerging AI jobs for IT pros - The Enterprisers Project

Employment News - December 11, 2017 - 6:14am

The Enterprisers Project

8 emerging AI jobs for IT pros
The Enterprisers Project
What IT jobs will be hot in the age of AI? Take a sneak peek at roles likely to be in demand. up. 2 readers like this. By. Kevin Casey. on. December 11, 2017. AI artificial intelligence. If you're watching the impact of artificial intelligence on the ...

Chamber learns of employment aid - Daily Journal Online

Employment News - December 11, 2017 - 4:55am

Daily Journal Online

Chamber learns of employment aid
Daily Journal Online
Chris Massey of Preferred Employment Services speaks to the Desloge Chamber of Commerce at its monthly luncheon. Kevin R. Jenkins, Daily Journal. Chamber learns of employment aid. Buy Now. Preferred Employment Services began offering its services in ...

Global shares advance following encouraging US jobs report - Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Employment News - December 11, 2017 - 4:04am

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Global shares advance following encouraging US jobs report
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
A man cycles past in front of an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Share prices were higher in Asia early Monday, lifted by encouraging employment data from the U.S. that lifted the Standard & Poor's 500 ...

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Will Robots Take Our Children's Jobs? - New York Times

Employment News - December 11, 2017 - 4:01am

New York Times

Will Robots Take Our Children's Jobs?
New York Times
Like a lot of children, my sons, Toby, 7, and Anton, 4, are obsessed with robots. In the children's books they devour at bedtime, happy, helpful robots pop up more often than even dragons or dinosaurs. The other day I asked Toby why children like ...

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State Closer To Drug Testing FoodShare Employment Trainees - WXPR

Employment News - December 11, 2017 - 3:28am

WXPR

State Closer To Drug Testing FoodShare Employment Trainees
WXPR
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's program, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, provides food benefits, and education to low-income households. Recipients spend their benefits to buy eligible food in authorized retail food stores. But there's a ...

Asian Shares Rise After US Jobs Report - Markets Insider

Employment News - December 11, 2017 - 2:26am

Asian Shares Rise After US Jobs Report
Markets Insider
(RTTNews) - Asian stocks closed broadly higher on Monday after data showed the U.S. economy created more jobs than expected last month and the U.K. reached a divorce deal with the European Union, setting stage to move on to future trade talks post ...

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Global shares advance following encouraging US jobs report - STLtoday.com

Employment News - December 10, 2017 - 11:53pm

STLtoday.com

Global shares advance following encouraging US jobs report
STLtoday.com
People wait to cross a street in front of an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Share prices were higher in Asia early Monday, lifted by encouraging employment data from the U.S. that lifted the Standard ...

Harlingen wants call center to create jobs - Brownsville Herald

Employment News - December 10, 2017 - 11:00pm

Brownsville Herald

Harlingen wants call center to create jobs
Brownsville Herald
HARLINGEN — The city of Harlingen is giving a call center time to hire more employees. Earlier this week, city commissioners agreed to grant Qualfon Data Services Group its request for more time to comply with an agreement that requires the Mexico ...

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