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None of shale's boosters told us what would happen to jobs when the energy ... - Quartz

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Quartz

None of shale's boosters told us what would happen to jobs when the energy ...
Quartz
Over the last couple of years, Wall Street analysts, energy experts, consultants, and journalists have fallen over one another creating new superlatives to describe the impact of the US shale boom. It was producing a “manufacturing renaissance” in the ...

Chicago PMI Rises as Employment Expands - Nasdaq

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Chicago PMI Rises as Employment Expands
Nasdaq
An economic snapshot of the manufacturing heavy Midwest climbed in January, fueled by orders, output and a big surge in employment. The Chicago Business Barometer, commonly called the Chicago PMI, rose to 59.4 this month, from December's revised ...

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Cut energy workers could spur flurry of employment litigation - Houston Business Journal

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Cut energy workers could spur flurry of employment litigation
Houston Business Journal
Jessica Mason, partner with the employment practice at the Houston office of Dallas-based Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, said highly compensated upstream workers who have lost their jobs recently will be litigation bait for plaintiff lawyers in the months ...

Employment cost index may mean more to markets than GDP report - MarketWatch

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Employment cost index may mean more to markets than GDP report
MarketWatch
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — It doesn't happen often, but the first look at fourth-quarter gross domestic product report on Friday may play second fiddle to the quarterly employment cost index, a relatively lesser-known report on workers' wages and ...

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More On U.S. Employment, Post-Trough - Seeking Alpha (registration)

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Seeking Alpha (registration)

More On U.S. Employment, Post-Trough
Seeking Alpha (registration)
Reader rtd states, "it is virtually guaranteed that after a nation's business cycle trough, that same nation's employment growth will display an upward trend." I thought this an interesting enough assertion that it merited additional investigation. If ...

Oil prices low, but jobs diversity bodes well for Front Range economy - The Denver Post

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Oil prices low, but jobs diversity bodes well for Front Range economy
The Denver Post
A view of downtown Denver with Union State in the foreground. (Cyrus McCrimmon, Denver Post file photo). Sinking oil prices may be weighing heavily on Colorado. But metro Denver economists say a balanced employment base will keep the economy from ...

Lansing area employment trends can guide job seekers' training - Lansing State Journal

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Lansing area employment trends can guide job seekers' training
Lansing State Journal
Earlier this month, Luke Bunge, an economic research analyst at the Department of Technology, Management and Budget Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives, spoke at the Capital Area Michigan Works! Workforce Development Board meeting to ...

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Sargento Foods to expand Kiel facility, add up to 180 jobs - The Sheboygan Press

January 29, 2015 - 11:21pm

The Sheboygan Press

Sargento Foods to expand Kiel facility, add up to 180 jobs
The Sheboygan Press
Plymouth-based Sargento Foods plans to expand its production facility in Kiel by 80,000 square feet next year and hire up to 180 more workers, the company announced this week. Loading… Post to Facebook. Sargento Foods to expand Kiel facility, add up ...

The Employment Benefits of Cutting Unemployment Benefits - Reason (blog)

January 29, 2015 - 10:28pm

Reason (blog)

The Employment Benefits of Cutting Unemployment Benefits
Reason (blog)
The National Bureau of Economic Research this month issued a report by economists Marcus Hagedorn of the University of Oslo, Kurt Mitman of Stockholm University, and Iourii Manovskii of University of Pennsylvania, called "The Impact of Unemployment ...
Cutting Unemployment Insurance Probably Does Create Jobs, But We Don't ...National Review Online (blog)

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Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Cutting More Than 500 Jobs - Wall Street Journal

January 29, 2015 - 4:37pm

Financial Post

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Cutting More Than 500 Jobs
Wall Street Journal
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce is cutting more than 500 jobs, making it the latest big domestic lender to pare costs, according to people familiar with the matter. Toronto-based CIBC, Canada's fifth-largest bank by assets, made the job cuts over ...
CIBC latest Canadian lender to cut jobs, seeks to boost efficiencyReuters
CIBC has slashed 500 jobs in the past two weeks, source saysFinancial Post
CIBC said to cut 500 jobs to boost operating efficiencyToronto Star
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How Steve Jobs' Acid-Fueled Quest For Enlightenment Made Him The Greatest ... - Business Insider

January 29, 2015 - 1:03pm

Business Insider

How Steve Jobs' Acid-Fueled Quest For Enlightenment Made Him The Greatest ...
Business Insider
Tom Brady's Diet Is So Strict That He Eats Avocado-Based Ice Cream As A... The Cowboys Remain America's Most Hated NFL Team But The Patriots Are... Wrestling Fans Are Furious At The WWE Network After A Guy No One Likes... Video · Watch John ...

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Employment Readiness: Program to host two job fairs in February - El Paso Times

January 29, 2015 - 11:52am

Employment Readiness: Program to host two job fairs in February
El Paso Times
Jillian Gardner, a military spouse and job seeker, uses the resources at the Employment Readiness Program at Fort Bliss. She said the program is a big help for those seeking work. (Rudy Gutierrez — El Paso Times). The Fort Bliss Employment Readiness ...

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Thousands of Michiganders find part-time employment driving for Uber - MLive.com

January 29, 2015 - 11:43am

MLive.com

Thousands of Michiganders find part-time employment driving for Uber
MLive.com
A map of Uber drivers nationally shows Michigan's highest concentration is in Southeast Michigan. (Courtesy of Uber). Print · Emily Lawler | elawler@mlive.com By Emily Lawler | elawler@mlive.com MLive.com on January 29, 2015 at 12:40 PM, updated ...

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New Tech. Companies to Create 140 Jobs in Conway - KARK

January 29, 2015 - 11:33am

KARK

New Tech. Companies to Create 140 Jobs in Conway
KARK
CONWAY, AR (News release) – Three technology companies today announced plans to locate new facilities in downtown Conway, Arkansas. Metova Inc., a mobile app development company; Big Cloud Analytics, a predictive analytics software company; ...
3 tech firms to add 140 jobs in ConwayArkansas Online
Tech companies create 140 new jobs in ConwayLog Cabin Democrat
Three Tech Companies Locating In Downtown Conway, Creating 140 New JobsKUAR
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Here's Your First Look at Michael Fassbender As 'Steve Jobs' - /FILM

January 29, 2015 - 10:37am

Entertainment Weekly

Here's Your First Look at Michael Fassbender As 'Steve Jobs'
/FILM
We know now a lot about the Danny Boyle directed, Aaron Sorkin written movie, Steve Jobs. We know the cast, we know the structure, but we don't know what that cast looks like as their real life counterparts. Primarily, Michael Fassbender as Jobs himself.
Apple in Hollywood: Casting the women in Steve Jobs' lifeFortune
Berkeley buzzes with filming of Steve Jobs movieSanta Cruz Sentinel
Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs movie begins filming, confirms castEntertainment Weekly
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EMC to cut jobs after weak outlook - ZDNet

January 29, 2015 - 8:29am

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EMC to cut jobs after weak outlook
ZDNet
(Image: EMC). EMC warned it will cut jobs later this year as it forecast a lower-than-expected profit for the year. The data storage company did not specify how many jobs will be affected, but said they would come before the end of 2015.
Data storage company EMC gives muted outlook, to cut jobsReuters

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Waiting for Wage Growth? Everyone Is Watching the Employment Cost Index - Wall Street Journal (blog)

January 29, 2015 - 8:20am

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Waiting for Wage Growth? Everyone Is Watching the Employment Cost Index
Wall Street Journal (blog)
By many measures, U.S. wages have been stagnant since the recession ended. It's a sign the economy isn't yet at full strength and another reason for the Federal Reserve to move cautiously in raising interest rates. That's why all eyes are on the ...

Top 25 best jobs in America for 2015 - Albany Times Union

January 29, 2015 - 6:22am

TheBlaze.com

Top 25 best jobs in America for 2015
Albany Times Union
The best jobs this year are in tech, professional services and healthcare, according to a recent report from Glassdoor. Physician assistant earned the No. 1 spot on Glassdoor's inaugural 25 best jobs in America list, thanks to its high pay, number of ...
The 25 'Best Jobs in America' for 2015TheBlaze.com
Network Engineer cracks Best Jobs in America for 2015 listNetwork World
Here Are The Best 25 Jobs In America For 2015, And If You're Interested in ...Bustle
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9 unusual jobs that earn $100000 or more - CBS News

January 29, 2015 - 4:59am

CBS News

9 unusual jobs that earn $100000 or more
CBS News
Hitting the $100,000 salary mark is the dream of many a worker bee. And it's a dream that doesn't come true for many, not with median household income stuck at just under $52,000 in the U.S. That's down from a peak of $56,800 in 2000, adjusted for ...

A Subsidized Jobs Program for the 21st Century - Center For American Progress

January 29, 2015 - 4:06am

Center For American Progress

A Subsidized Jobs Program for the 21st Century
Center For American Progress
Dale Kornegay searches an employment database at the California Employment Development Department's Crenshaw WorkSource Services Center in Los Angeles, September 8, 2011. By Rachel West, Rebecca Vallas, Melissa Boteach | Thursday, January ...
New Center for American Progress Report Proposes National Subsidized Jobs ...eNews Park Forest

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