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Kickstarter created over 300000 jobs, study says - Engadget

July 28, 2016 - 10:11pm

Engadget

Kickstarter created over 300000 jobs, study says
Engadget
Kickstarter has created 29,600 full-time and 283,000 part-time jobs, as well as 8,800 companies thus far, according to a study by Professor Ethan Mollick from the University of Pennsylvania. Mollick, who's been keeping a close eye on Kickstarter for ...
The Kickstarter economy: 29600 full-time jobs, $5.3 billion in activityMashable

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Living wage jobs sought for proposed Port of Oakland CenterPoint logistics center - East Bay Times

July 28, 2016 - 9:20pm

Living wage jobs sought for proposed Port of Oakland CenterPoint logistics center
East Bay Times
OAKLAND -- A coalition of community organizations rallied outside the Port of Oakland's Jack London Square offices Thursday to demand the agency include local hiring, living wage and other provisions in a development agreement for a proposed logistics ...

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Microsoft to Shed 2850 Additional Jobs - Wall Street Journal

July 28, 2016 - 6:29pm

Wall Street Journal

Microsoft to Shed 2850 Additional Jobs
Wall Street Journal
Microsoft Corp. MSFT 0.04 % plans to lay off 2,850 employees, adding to previously announced job cuts as it retools its sales operations and dismantles its mobile phone hardware business. The software giant disclosed the latest cuts in a Thursday ...
Surprise! Microsoft found 2850 more jobs to cut as it continues its retreat from the phone business.Recode
Microsoft to cut 2850 more jobs, including some in Microsoft salesZDNet
Microsoft to Cut Thousands of JobsFortune
Business Insider -Bloomberg -PCWorld
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The Best-Paying In-Demand Jobs For Doctors In 2016 - Forbes

July 28, 2016 - 3:31pm

Forbes

The Best-Paying In-Demand Jobs For Doctors In 2016
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 ...

15 Of The Highest Paying Jobs In New York City In 2016 - Forbes

July 28, 2016 - 3:23pm

Forbes

15 Of The Highest Paying Jobs In New York City In 2016
Forbes
Are you looking to decide which career path you'd like to pursue with a mind to pull in a healthy salary? Do you live in – or would like to live in – New York City? If you answered yes to these questions, we may have some tips for you. Recently online ...

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The Surprising Rise in Part-Time Jobs You Can Do from Home - Fortune

July 28, 2016 - 3:01pm

Fortune

The Surprising Rise in Part-Time Jobs You Can Do from Home
Fortune
More Millennials are looking for jobs that offer maximum flexibility. Dear Annie: This is probably a ridiculous question, but your column last month about temp work got me thinking. Is there such a thing as a part-time job (say, 20 or 30 hours a week ...

Most new jobs will be outside Portland, forecast shows - KOIN.com

July 28, 2016 - 1:42pm

KOIN.com

Most new jobs will be outside Portland, forecast shows
KOIN.com
PORTLAND, Ore. (Portland Tribune) — For many years, Multnomah County had the two largest residential and employment centers in the region, Portland and Gresham. Although Portland was much larger than Gresham, they both had more residents and ...

BB&T cuts jobs as it exits equity research, trading business - CNBC

July 28, 2016 - 1:40pm

CNBC

BB&T cuts jobs as it exits equity research, trading business
CNBC
BB&T Securities is ending its equity research coverage and curtailing institutional sales and trading activity, eliminating at least 61 jobs as part of an overall restructuring within its equity capital markets and related operations. Employees of the ...

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ABQ health care tech business adding 300 jobs - Albuquerque Journal

July 28, 2016 - 11:21am

Albuquerque Journal

ABQ health care tech business adding 300 jobs
Albuquerque Journal
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Unity BPO, an Albuquerque health care technology business, plans to hire nearly 300 full-time employees over the next few years as part of its expansion plans, Gov. Susana Martinez announced Thursday. The jobs come with ...

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Ryan Lochte Pleasantly Surprised Women Have 'Professional Jobs And Everything' - Huffington Post

July 28, 2016 - 10:15am

Huffington Post

Ryan Lochte Pleasantly Surprised Women Have 'Professional Jobs And Everything'
Huffington Post
It's been a long four years without our favorite pretty-boy swimmer-bro Ryan Lochte, who (aside from his depressingly short-lived reality TV series on E! in 2013) has kept relatively quiet since coming away with five medals at the 2012 summer Olympics ...

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Trump Said He Would Bring Jobs Back To The Country. He Just Quietly Hired 78 Foreign Workers. - ThinkProgress

July 28, 2016 - 10:12am

ThinkProgress

Trump Said He Would Bring Jobs Back To The Country. He Just Quietly Hired 78 Foreign Workers.
ThinkProgress
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has repeatedly vowed to bring jobs back to the country and force American companies to hire more domestic workers. Just don't expect him to apply that to his own business: instead he is bringing 78 foreign ...
Report: Foreign workers sought for jobs at Mar-a-Lago, Trump golf ...WSOC Charlotte
Trump Seeks More Foreign Guest Workers For His CompaniesBuzzFeed News

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Hidden Message in Fed's Statement: U.S. Is at Full Employment - Bloomberg

July 28, 2016 - 10:06am

Bloomberg

Hidden Message in Fed's Statement: U.S. Is at Full Employment
Bloomberg
Some Federal Reserve policy makers think the U.S. has at long last reached the promised land of full employment. That's a message hidden in yesterday's statement by the Federal Open Market Committee. In describing the jobs market, the FOMC chose not ...

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The Kickstarter economy: 29600 full-time jobs, $5.3 billion in activity - Mashable

July 28, 2016 - 10:03am

Mashable

The Kickstarter economy: 29600 full-time jobs, $5.3 billion in activity
Mashable
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 14: A gamer uses an Oculus Rift headset in the Oculus booth during the annual E3 2016 gaming conference at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 14, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. The Electronic Entertainment Expo ...

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First Coast residents wanting Amazon jobs can apply online - Florida Times-Union

July 28, 2016 - 9:54am

Florida Times-Union

First Coast residents wanting Amazon jobs can apply online
Florida Times-Union
With Wednesday's announcement that Amazon plans to open a massive 2.4 million-square-foot distribution center on Jacksonville's Northside, many people wonder how they can apply for one of the 1,500 jobs expected to be generated at the facility. Amazon ...
Amazon to bring 1500 jobs to JacksonvilleWJXT Jacksonville
Amazon opening third Chicago-area warehouse in Romeoville; Radial, DHL add jobs, tooChicago Tribune
Hundreds of Amazon's Jacksonvile jobs will average $50000 a yearActionNewsJax.com
NBC Chicago
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Lloyds cuts a further 3000 jobs and doubles branch closure plan - BBC News

July 28, 2016 - 8:13am

BBC News

Lloyds cuts a further 3000 jobs and doubles branch closure plan
BBC News
Lloyds has accelerated its job-cutting scheme, axing a further 3,000 roles, even as it reported a 101% increase in pre-tax profits. It has also doubled its planned branch closures, with 200 more set to vanish from High Streets by the end of 2017. The ...
DealBook|After 'Brexit' Vote, Lloyds Bank to Cut 3000 Jobs and Close BranchesNew York Times
Lloyds cuts 3000 jobs as Brexit fears take shapeBusiness Insider
Brexit Bulletin: Confidence Crumbles as Lloyds Bank Cuts JobsBloomberg
Wall Street Journal -Spectator.co.uk (blog)
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BB&T Cuts Jobs in Securities Unit, Curtails Equity Trading - Bloomberg

July 28, 2016 - 8:04am

BB&T Cuts Jobs in Securities Unit, Curtails Equity Trading
Bloomberg
BB&T Corp., North Carolina's second-largest lender, is cutting jobs in its securities unit while scaling back institutional equity sales and trading activity. The bank also is ending equity research coverage, BB&T said Thursday in an e-mailed statement ...

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Banks Aside, U.K. Still Creating Jobs After Vote to Leave EU - Bloomberg

July 28, 2016 - 7:04am

Bloomberg

Banks Aside, U.K. Still Creating Jobs After Vote to Leave EU
Bloomberg
For U.K. employers, it's a tale of two Brexits. While companies in industries from fast food to pharmaceuticals have moved to add thousands of jobs since the country's vote to leave the European Union, the outlook for the financial sector is more subdued.

Summer tourism industry a big boost to Berkshire jobs - Berkshire Eagle (subscription)

July 28, 2016 - 5:19am

Summer tourism industry a big boost to Berkshire jobs
Berkshire Eagle (subscription)
PITTSFIELD — The summer tourism industry provided a big boost to the Berkshire economy last month. A total of 1,700 jobs were added in June in the Pittsfield metropolitan area, which includes 15 Berkshire municipalities, an increase of 4.0 percent, ...

After 'Brexit' Vote, Lloyds Bank to Cut 3000 Jobs and Close Branches - New York Times

July 28, 2016 - 4:54am

New York Times

After 'Brexit' Vote, Lloyds Bank to Cut 3000 Jobs and Close Branches
New York Times
Lloyds Banking Group said that the economic outlook for Britain was uncertain after the outcome of the June 23 referendum to leave the bloc, or “Brexit,” but that “a deceleration of growth seems likely.” Credit Kirsty Wigglesworth/Associated Press ...
Lloyds cuts a further 3000 jobs and doubles branch closure planBBC News
Lloyds to Cut 3000 Jobs in Expense Push After Brexit VoteBloomberg
Lloyds to Cut 3000 Jobs as Lender Braces for Post-Brexit SlowdownWall Street Journal
ABC News -Fortune -The Guardian
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Summer jobs help bring Spain's jobless rate down to 20 pct - Fox News

July 28, 2016 - 2:53am

Summer jobs help bring Spain's jobless rate down to 20 pct
Fox News
MADRID – Official figures show Spain's unemployment rate dropped to 20 percent in the second quarter from 20.9 percent in the previous three-month period, some positive news for acting conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy as he searches for ...

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