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June jobs numbers set state records, yet unemployment edges upward - KATC Lafayette News

Employment News - 1 hour 32 min ago

June jobs numbers set state records, yet unemployment edges upward
KATC Lafayette News
The Louisiana Workforce Commission announced that the state set a jobs record in two sectors last month, yet the state's unemployment percentage moved negligibly upward. Private sector employment increased from May by 3,100 to 1,635,600 in June.

Jobs a key issue in McConnell-Grimes race - The Courier-Journal

Employment News - 2 hours 48 min ago

Newsworks.org

Jobs a key issue in McConnell-Grimes race
The Courier-Journal
In the days leading up to the primary election, Alison Lundergan Grimes traveled the state and — with a placard that highlighted a gaffe Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell made while speaking with the editor of a small Eastern Kentucky newspaper ...
Grimes focusing on jobs, pay equityWashington Times

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The Best-Paying Jobs For Doctors - Forbes

Employment News - 3 hours 34 min ago

The Best-Paying Jobs For Doctors
Forbes
Healthcare practitioners are usually perceived as among the best-compensated professionals working today. But within their ranks, salaries and demand can vary greatly, particularly as the industry works to respond to rapid change. Listed here are the ...

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19K open jobs in Dayton, See who's hiring - Dayton Business Journal

Employment News - 5 hours 54 min ago

19K open jobs in Dayton, See who's hiring
Dayton Business Journal
The 14-county western Ohio region had a strong showing between May 14 and June 13, almost 1,700 jobs more than this time last year, according to data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Tristan Navera: Staff Reporter- Dayton Business ...

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Schwab heads for Texas with 1200 jobs - SFGate

Employment News - 7 hours 34 min ago

SFGate

Schwab heads for Texas with 1200 jobs
SFGate
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has persuaded San Francisco brokerage firm Charles Schwab to bring 1,200 jobs to El Paso and Austin with nearly $6 million in cash grants from a state investment fund. The Texas Enterprise Fund is providing $1.45 million for a new ...
Charles Schwab plans 823 jobs in AustinKXAN.com
Charles Schwab picks El Paso and Austin for new employment centersDallas Morning News
Charles Schwab adding 1200 jobs in TexasSan Francisco Business Times (blog)
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State sees surge in high-paying white-collar jobs - Los Angeles Times

Employment News - 8 hours 35 min ago

State sees surge in high-paying white-collar jobs
Los Angeles Times
Developer Rick Caruso's firm, Caruso Affiliated, had several projects on hold during the recession but now wants to double the size of its construction department and is looking to hire seasoned professionals. Developer Rick Caruso's firm, Caruso ...

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State sees surge in high-paying white-collar jobs - Los Angeles Times

Employment News - 8 hours 35 min ago

State sees surge in high-paying white-collar jobs
Los Angeles Times
Developer Rick Caruso's firm, Caruso Affiliated, had several projects on hold during the recession but now wants to double the size of its construction department and is looking to hire seasoned professionals. Developer Rick Caruso's firm, Caruso ...

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Why nurses are the new auto workers - The Economist (blog)

Employment News - 8 hours 59 min ago

The Economist (blog)

Why nurses are the new auto workers
The Economist (blog)
CAR manufacturing was the defining industry of the 20th century. In the 21st it is health care. Health spending comprised 17% of America's GDP in 2012. About one in ten workers are employed in the health sector. These workers have the crucial job of ...

The Bring Jobs Home Act Won't - Forbes

Employment News - July 24, 2014 - 7:38pm

Basinsradio

The Bring Jobs Home Act Won't
Forbes
The Bring Jobs Home Act is a classic message bill. Its Democratic sponsors have no interest in making it law, they merely see it as a way to boost the party's Senate candidates in part by forcing Republicans to vote against something that sounds like a ...
Bring Jobs Back Home Act Reaches Senate FloormyCentralOregon.com
Thursday: Child tax credit, outsourcing jobsThe Hill (blog)
Sen. Murphy Urges Support for Bring Jobs Home ActWNPR News
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Biden stresses jobs, job training at National Urban League conference - WLWT Cincinnati

Employment News - July 24, 2014 - 5:00pm

WKRC TV Cincinnati

Biden stresses jobs, job training at National Urban League conference
WLWT Cincinnati
Looking trim and tenacious at 71, Vice President Joe Biden tore into the jobs issue Thursday, bounding with optimism about America's positioning for future economic growth. Watch: VP Joe Biden speaks at Urban League Conference. Watch VP Joe Biden ...
Biden to Urban League: US ready for new jobsUSA TODAY
Vice-President Biden talks jobs at Urban League conventionWKRC TV Cincinnati
Biden, in Ohio, urges infrastructure, job trainingMartins Ferry Times Leader

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Jersey City Employment and Training program offers EMT, construction classes - NJ.com

Employment News - July 24, 2014 - 4:45pm

Jersey City Employment and Training program offers EMT, construction classes
NJ.com
Jersey City residents participating in a pair of unique employment training initiatives received a show of support from Mayor Steve Fulop this morning. Fulop, who was joined by former Gov. James McGreevey -- the current director of the city's ...

The New American Dilemma - U.S. News & World Report

Employment News - July 24, 2014 - 4:39pm

The New American Dilemma
U.S. News & World Report
There was a distinctive odor of hype about the newest jobs report from the federal government. Most people will have the impression we created 288,000 jobs in June – meaning full-time jobs. Not so. Full-time jobs plunged by over half a million, or 523,000.

Charles Schwab plans 823 jobs in Austin - KXAN.com

Employment News - July 24, 2014 - 11:40am

SFGate

Charles Schwab plans 823 jobs in Austin
KXAN.com
AUSTIN (KXAN) – More than 820 jobs will be created in Austin as part of a Texas Enterprise Fund Investment in the Charles Schwab Corporation, Gov. Rick Perry announced Thursday. The jobs are contingent on a local economic incentive package. The TEF ...
Schwab heads for Texas with 1200 jobsSFGate
Charles Schwab picks El Paso and Austin for new employment centersDallas Morning News
Charles Schwab adding 1200 jobs in TexasSan Francisco Business Times (blog)
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Where The IT Jobs Aren't: Tech - InformationWeek

Employment News - July 24, 2014 - 9:54am

Where The IT Jobs Aren't: Tech
InformationWeek
IT jobs in the tech sector will stall while non-tech industries will drive IT job growth, impacting job geography and skills, says new report. 9 Job Hunt Tips For Older IT Pros. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) IT job creation within the ...

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The long-term unemployed might finally be getting jobs - Washington Post (blog)

Employment News - July 24, 2014 - 9:54am

The long-term unemployed might finally be getting jobs
Washington Post (blog)
It's not quite Morning in America, but, at least for the long-term unemployed, it's no longer the middle of the night. Here's the good news: in the past six months, unemployment has fallen much faster than expected, from 6.7 to 6.1 percent. And as you ...

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Atlanta increased tech jobs 9% since 2010 - WXIA-TV

Employment News - July 24, 2014 - 9:52am

WXIA-TV

Atlanta increased tech jobs 9% since 2010
WXIA-TV
Atlanta has become one of the hottest emerging tech hubs in the U.S., adding more than 8,000 technology jobs from 2010 to 2013, a 9 percent increase. Loading… Post to Facebook. Atlanta increased tech jobs 9% since 2010 Atlanta has become one of the ...

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International Students Struggle to Turn MBAs Into US Jobs - Businessweek

Employment News - July 24, 2014 - 9:47am

Businessweek

International Students Struggle to Turn MBAs Into US Jobs
Businessweek
Students from abroad who study at U.S. business schools often struggle when it's time to land a job. Increasingly, B-schools set aside resources to help this group overcome a pair of career obstacles: the difficulty of getting legal permission to work ...

Plenty of health care jobs, but often low-paying for those without degrees ... - The Plain Dealer

Employment News - July 24, 2014 - 6:40am

WPLN

Plenty of health care jobs, but often low-paying for those without degrees ...
The Plain Dealer
Many tout the security and good pay of health care jobs, but a new Brookings study says that there has been a proliferation of lower-paying jobs in the sector. In this photo, nursing home workers belonging to SEIU demonstrate over pay and hours at ...
Majority Of Top Healthcare Jobs In Cleveland Don't Require Bachelor's DegreeStateImpact Ohio
Health care industry seeing rapid growth in jobs requiring less educationTriad Business Journal

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Beijing Has Top-Secret View of China's Employment - Wall Street Journal

Employment News - July 24, 2014 - 6:13am

Wall Street Journal

Beijing Has Top-Secret View of China's Employment
Wall Street Journal
Chinese auto workers on the assembly line at a FAW-Volkswagen plant in Chengdu. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images. China's government knows something investors don't—well, a lot of things actually. But that is especially true when it comes to the ...

Letters: President's jobs policies failing - Appleton Post Crescent

Employment News - July 24, 2014 - 5:44am

Letters: President's jobs policies failing
Appleton Post Crescent
The June jobs report has indicated that there's a gain of 288,000 jobs. On the surface, this sounds really good. However, if you dig a little deeper, you'll see a different story. This net gain consists of a gain of part-time jobs of 799,000 and a loss ...

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