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Employment attorneys differ on the legacy of Ellen Pao case - VentureBeat

Employment News - 1 hour 46 min ago

VentureBeat

Employment attorneys differ on the legacy of Ellen Pao case
VentureBeat
The outcome the Ellen Pao lawsuit against venerable Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kliener Perkins Caufield & Byers will have repercussions far beyond the plaintiff and the defendant. The question is, what will those repercussions be? The stunning ...

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Best Buy cuts 1500 jobs in Canadian consolidation - Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

Employment News - 4 hours 14 min ago

Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

Best Buy cuts 1500 jobs in Canadian consolidation
Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal
Best Buy Co. Inc. closed 66 Future Shop stores in Canada and killed the brand Saturday, a move that will eliminate about 500 full-time and 1,000 part-time jobs. The Richfield-based consumer electronics retailer temporarily closed another 65 Future Shop ...
Best Buy Canada to Close Stores, Cut Jobs in RestructuringBloomberg
Best Buy cuts 1500 jobs in CanadaMinnesota Public Radio News
Best Buy closes Canadian Future Shop brand, 1500 lose jobsKennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews
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Steve Jobs' biographer thinks Elon Musk is the next great visionary - MarketWatch

Employment News - 5 hours 7 min ago

MarketWatch

Steve Jobs' biographer thinks Elon Musk is the next great visionary
MarketWatch
NEW YORK (MarketWatch)—In a standing room only event at Apple Inc.'s shiny SoHo store, people packed in to listen to Steve Jobs' biographers talk the iconic CEO's life and legacy. But as it now should, the discussion shifted beyond just how the iPhone ...
13 fascinating things you never knew about Steve Jobs from a new book about ...Business Insider
How Steve Jobs Made Presentations Look EffortlessForbes
Review: 'Becoming Steve Jobs' Focuses on Another Apple EraNew York Times
Yahoo Finance -The Courier-Journal
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A Farewell To Jobs - TechCrunch

Employment News - 9 hours 9 min ago

TechCrunch

A Farewell To Jobs
TechCrunch
Few subjects elicit more skepticism than the so-called “sharing economy.” Kevin Roose argues: “The Sharing Economy Isn't About Trust, It's About Desperation.” Catherine Rampell warns: “there's a dark side to these work arrangements … the shifting of ...

New Va. transit plan could ease traffic, help with jobs - WTOP

Employment News - 11 hours 34 sec ago

WTOP

New Va. transit plan could ease traffic, help with jobs
WTOP
WASHINGTON — Looking around at the trees, cul-de-sacs, and wide, traffic-clogged roads that run through Loudoun County, it may be hard to imagine a future where many more people are crisscrossing the area by bus or rail. But the county is looking for ...

Apple Loop: Apple Kills Its iPad, iOS 8.3 Is Missing Beats, Updated iPhone 5C - Forbes

Employment News - 11 hours 13 min ago

Forbes

Apple Loop: Apple Kills Its iPad, iOS 8.3 Is Missing Beats, Updated iPhone 5C
Forbes
Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week's Apple Loop looks at the potential for a four inch iPhone (possibly the iPhone 6C), wondering where the Beats app for iOS is, Becoming Steve Jobs, the unsaid issues of the Apple ...

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Weekend listening - Facebook changes, Steve Jobs legacy, Netflix vs. Apple - USA TODAY

Employment News - 13 hours 50 min ago

Weekend listening - Facebook changes, Steve Jobs legacy, Netflix vs. Apple
USA TODAY
It's time again for our weekend collection of audio reports from the week, talking tech highlights and introducing you to some new apps and services. We start with the big Facebook F8 conference, where Jon Swartz, Laura Mandaro and John Shinal explore ...

Why can't 5500 jobs be filled in Newark? - The Newark Advocate

Employment News - March 27, 2015 - 11:12pm

The Newark Advocate

Why can't 5500 jobs be filled in Newark?
The Newark Advocate
Brad Hutchinson had plans to expand his Fairfield County-based manufacturing and fabricating business to 50 stores across the United States. His dreams were dashed not by a lack of customers or capital, but a lack of skilled employees. "Unfortunately ...

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College rankings based on employment give only part of the picture - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Employment News - March 27, 2015 - 11:00pm

College rankings based on employment give only part of the picture
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
It's a safe assumption that many students go to college to improve their employment prospects. But it's a less safe assumption that college rankings seeking to rate which school is set to improve the students' earning capacity the most will be accurate ...

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Crazy short week ahead with jobs, quarter-end - CNBC

Employment News - March 27, 2015 - 7:37pm

CNBC

Crazy short week ahead with jobs, quarter-end
CNBC
A truckload of data will hit markets in the coming week, but it's the jobs report Friday when Wall Street is closed that will be the most important and possibly have the most lasting impact. The first quarter ends Tuesday so portfolio adjustments could ...

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Construction jobs fall and rise again - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Employment News - March 27, 2015 - 5:58pm

Construction jobs fall and rise again
Jackson Clarion Ledger
Mississippi lost the highest percentage of construction jobs in the last 12 months but showed the highest percentage employment gain in that job sector in February, according to an analysis Friday of Labor Department data by the Associated General ...
Construction employment increases in 33 US statesSteelOrbis (subscription)

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Whistleblower lawsuit alleges UNC-CH housekeepers traded sex for jobs - WRAL.com

Employment News - March 27, 2015 - 4:40pm

WRAL.com

Whistleblower lawsuit alleges UNC-CH housekeepers traded sex for jobs
WRAL.com
Chapel Hill, N.C. — A former housekeeping manager has sued the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, alleging that he was fired last year after uncovering a scheme where jobs were traded for sex. In the federal lawsuit, which was filed Thursday ...

Going, going gone: quality jobs vanishing from North Carolina - The Progressive Pulse

Employment News - March 27, 2015 - 2:16pm

The Progressive Pulse

Going, going gone: quality jobs vanishing from North Carolina
The Progressive Pulse
Six years after the end of the Great Recession, jobs are finally becoming more plentiful in North Carolina, but the overwhelming majority of those jobs don't pay enough to make ends meet, provide necessary benefits to help families get by, or create ...

Taking Aim at Kraft: Does Private Equity Destroy Jobs? - Motley Fool

Employment News - March 27, 2015 - 12:05pm

Motley Fool

Taking Aim at Kraft: Does Private Equity Destroy Jobs?
Motley Fool
Private equity has a reputation for putting Americans out of work. Is that reputation deserved? Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A ) (NYSE: BRK-B ) is known for buying companies and letting them operate just as they always have. You could fairly say its ...
Merger between Heinz and Kraft likely to destroy thousands of jobsWorld Socialist Web Site
Giant Kraft, Heinz Food Merger May Impact Jobs At Plants In Central, Southern ...The Daily Meal

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Lawmakers aim to revamp Florida's jobs incentive programs - Tampabay.com

Employment News - March 27, 2015 - 11:50am

Lawmakers aim to revamp Florida's jobs incentive programs
Tampabay.com
TALLAHASSEE — State lawmakers are demanding sweeping changes to the taxpayer-funded programs that Gov. Rick Scott uses to attract jobs to Florida, citing the need for more openness and better accountability.

Why Apple Feels the Need to Defend Steve Jobs - Bloomberg

Employment News - March 27, 2015 - 10:54am

Bloomberg

Why Apple Feels the Need to Defend Steve Jobs
Bloomberg
Executives criticize Walter Isaacson's book as a new biography comes out. What's really biting them? Don't Miss Out —. Follow us on: Facebook Twitter Instagram Youtube. by Peter Burrows. 8:53 AM PDT March 27, 2015. Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple, at the ...
Steve Jobs' biographer thinks Elon Musk is the next great visionaryMarketWatch
How Steve Jobs Made Presentations Look EffortlessForbes
Review: 'Becoming Steve Jobs' Focuses on Another Apple EraNew York Times
Yahoo Finance -Business Insider
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Maryland adds 6100 jobs in February - Baltimore Sun

Employment News - March 27, 2015 - 10:06am

Baltimore Business Journal

Maryland adds 6100 jobs in February
Baltimore Sun
Maryland employers added 6,100 jobs in February, one of the largest monthly gains in a year, but with gains split almost evenly between the public and private sectors, the growth underscores the task the state faces as it works to make itself less ...
Maryland adds 6100 jobs in February, unemployment rate holds evenBaltimore Business Journal
Maryland, Virginia both add jobs in FebruaryWashington Business Journal

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Watch Sam Brownback's victory dance: Kansas jobs just exploded in February - Kansas City Star (blog)

Employment News - March 27, 2015 - 10:04am

Kansas City Star (blog)

Watch Sam Brownback's victory dance: Kansas jobs just exploded in February
Kansas City Star (blog)
Let this sink in for a moment: Kansas gained more total nonfarm jobs in February than Texas did, according to new data released Friday. Gov. Sam Brownback can commence his victory dance right ... now. Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics figures show ...

SEC Democratizes Equity Crowdfunding With JOBS Act Title IV - Forbes

Employment News - March 27, 2015 - 10:03am

SEC Democratizes Equity Crowdfunding With JOBS Act Title IV
Forbes
The SEC has, after three long years, finally moved on rulings that allow everyday citizens (non-accredited investors) to participate in equity crowdfunding and investment in private startups and small businesses. The long awaited promise of ...

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Colorado adds 12200 jobs; jobless rate unchanged at 4.2% - Denver Business Journal

Employment News - March 27, 2015 - 9:30am

Denver Business Journal

Colorado adds 12200 jobs; jobless rate unchanged at 4.2%
Denver Business Journal
Colorado employers added 12,200 payroll jobs in February, well above the average monthly gain for the last year, and the state's unemployment rate remained at 4.2 percent for the third straight month as the state's labor force grew, the Colorado ...
Despite signs of oil bust, Colorado continues to add jobsNorth Denver News

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