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America's favorite six-figure jobs - USA TODAY

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USA TODAY

America's favorite six-figure jobs
USA TODAY
The nationwide median household income was $53,891 as of June, according to Sentier Research, down nearly 5% from where it was at start of the recession. And while household incomes have slowly risen over the past few years, few families, and even ...

Health care adds jobs, at low pay - Minneapolis Star Tribune

1 hour 42 min ago

Health care adds jobs, at low pay
Minneapolis Star Tribune
That traditionally high-paying sector has carried the state's job recovery in recent years, but most of the new workers aren't higher-paid doctors and nurses. The majority of health jobs created in Minnesota since the end of 2008 are in lower-paying ...

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Employment Spotlight: Haney Truck Line is hiring - Yakima Herald-Republic

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Employment Spotlight: Haney Truck Line is hiring
Yakima Herald-Republic
Ken Hall, mechanic at Haney Truck Line, works on a truck with overheating issues at the Haney Turck Line's mechanic shop in Terrace Heights, Wash. on Friday, August 29, 2014. (MASON TRINCA/Yakima Herald-Republic). Phone: 509-577-7709. By Leah ...

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Supercommuters find jobs are worth the extra miles - Standard Speaker

5 hours 38 min ago

Supercommuters find jobs are worth the extra miles
Standard Speaker
The Lackawanna County resident commutes far afield to jobs in the field of information technology. And not just a county or two away, but a state or two — or more — away. Ed Urbanski of Luzerne County travels to New Jersey, just outside of ...

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5 growing jobs that don't need a college degree - Asbury Park Press

7 hours 54 min ago

5 growing jobs that don't need a college degree
Asbury Park Press
College isn't for everyone. Here are five growing fields where a bachelor's degree is not required. Loading… Post to Facebook. 5 growing jobs that don't need a college degree College isn't for everyone. Here are five growing fields where a bachelor's ...

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More seeing pluses of middle-skill jobs - DesMoinesRegister.com

August 31, 2014 - 11:19pm

More seeing pluses of middle-skill jobs
DesMoinesRegister.com
Ashley Turner, a welder from Knoxville, works on a piece of equipment at Vermeer Industries in Pella. Turner once aspired to be a nurse, but switched her focus to welding and found it was a natural fit. Vermeer offered her a job in the second week of a ...

Jobs, yes, but they're mostly low pay - Poughkeepsie Journal

August 31, 2014 - 10:43pm

Jobs, yes, but they're mostly low pay
Poughkeepsie Journal
Jobs are growing, we know. But it is mostly lower-pay ones, as high-pay posts still shrink. Loading… Post to Facebook. Jobs, yes, but they're mostly low pay Jobs are growing, we know. But it is mostly lower-pay ones, as high-pay posts still shrink ...

Economic Impact: Health care and construction jobs will be fastest growing in ... - Richmond Times-Dispatch

August 31, 2014 - 9:43pm

Economic Impact: Health care and construction jobs will be fastest growing in ...
Richmond Times-Dispatch
If you are looking for work during the next decade, consider health care and construction jobs. Those two industries should see the fastest-growing employment in the Richmond area. The health care and social assistance sector should grow an average 2.5 ...

With Wausau's help, we've grown jobs: column - Wausau Daily Herald

August 31, 2014 - 7:18pm

Wausau Daily Herald

With Wausau's help, we've grown jobs: column
Wausau Daily Herald
Wausau Window and Wall Systems has been growing and adding jobs in the area, with the support of the state and the city. (Photo: Daily Herald Media file photo ). 6 CONNECT 2 TWEETLINKEDIN 1 COMMENTEMAILMORE. For nearly 60 years, Wausau ...

Study Suggests a Rebound for Union Jobs in New York - New York Times

August 31, 2014 - 7:11pm

Study Suggests a Rebound for Union Jobs in New York
New York Times
Just two years ago, labor leaders were fretting over the steady erosion of New York City's reputation as a bastion of unionization. The share of working-age city residents belonging to labor unions was in what they feared was an inexorable decline.

How mobile marketplaces are creating a million new U.S. jobs - VentureBeat

August 31, 2014 - 7:03pm

How mobile marketplaces are creating a million new U.S. jobs
VentureBeat
Online marketplaces such as Uber and Instacart are rapidly transforming the way people get what they want – whether it's a ride, a meal, or a pet sitter – when they want it. To make that happen, these companies are on a hiring spree, one that's gone ...

California regains jobs from recession, but not wages - San Bernardino County Sun

August 31, 2014 - 6:23pm

California regains jobs from recession, but not wages
San Bernardino County Sun
For the first time in seven years the nation's annual celebration of labor has a silver lining as statistics from the state's Economic Development Department show an expanding job market. In a fact, according to the Economic Development Department, ...

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Doing what works: Local initiatives help find jobs for unemployed - Naperville Sun

August 31, 2014 - 4:56pm

Doing what works: Local initiatives help find jobs for unemployed
Naperville Sun
Joe Dutra, lead coordinator for Career Connect Metro West, speaks to prospective job trainees at a recent recruitment session. | Submitted. Susan Frick Carlman. scarlman@stmedianetwork.com | @scarlman. Aug. 31 4:44 p.m.. related articles. Job growth in ...

FAA Dithering Forces Google And Other Drone Innovators To Take Their Jobs ... - Forbes

August 31, 2014 - 2:39pm

Forbes

FAA Dithering Forces Google And Other Drone Innovators To Take Their Jobs ...
Forbes
Google's announcement this week that they've been testing delivery drones caught the tech world by surprise. What wasn't surprising to experts familiar with the industry is that Google conducted all of their aerial tests outside the United States. That ...

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FAA Dithering Forces Google And Other Drone Innovators To Take Their Jobs ... - Forbes

August 31, 2014 - 2:39pm

Forbes

FAA Dithering Forces Google And Other Drone Innovators To Take Their Jobs ...
Forbes
Google's announcement this week that they've been testing delivery drones caught the tech world by surprise. What wasn't surprising to experts familiar with the industry is that Google conducted all of their aerial tests outside the United States. That ...

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8 Lessons We Learned From Our First Jobs - Huffington Post

August 31, 2014 - 2:15pm

8 Lessons We Learned From Our First Jobs
Huffington Post
What was your first job? Serving fast food, delivering newspapers, cleaning hotel rooms, picking tobacco? Whatever your answer, chances are you worked hard for little pay and wouldn't trade the experience for all the better jobs you've had since. In ...

Scott Walker says Wisconsin third in Midwest in jobs created - PolitiFact

August 31, 2014 - 10:05am

Scott Walker says Wisconsin third in Midwest in jobs created
PolitiFact
A new television ad from Gov. Scott Walker returns to the theme of job creation and paints an upbeat picture of how Wisconsin is faring. Working to blunt criticism from Democratic challenger Mary Burke that his administration has failed to deliver on ...

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The Changing Face of Temporary Employment - New York Times

August 31, 2014 - 8:39am

The Changing Face of Temporary Employment
New York Times
The work of temping has changed vastly — today 42 percent of temporary workers labor in light industry or warehouses. And there are more of them. The number of workers employed through temp agencies has climbed to a new high — 2.87 million, ...

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10 best-paying jobs for high school graduates - USA TODAY

August 31, 2014 - 7:18am

USA TODAY

10 best-paying jobs for high school graduates
USA TODAY
As the cost of attending college increases each year, some high school graduates may wonder how well they could do without a college degree. While occupations that only require a high school diploma are often low-paying jobs, several pay well above the ...
America's Disappearing Jobs: 24/7 Wall St.Huffington Post
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Military veterans to get help finding jobs, growing a business, at Grand ... - Mlive Kalamazoo

August 31, 2014 - 6:12am

Military veterans to get help finding jobs, growing a business, at Grand ...
Mlive Kalamazoo
veteranjobfair.jpg Guardsman Brenton Lameira, left, meets Combined Insurance representative Joseph Pennington at the 'Hiring Our Heroes' job fair at the Grand Valley National Guard Armory Thursday, January 24, 2013. (Chris Clark | MLive.com). GRAND ...