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Are we overqualified for our jobs? - Asbury Park Press

Employment News - July 21, 2014 - 2:38pm

Are we overqualified for our jobs?
Asbury Park Press
About a third of American workers are overqualified for the jobs they hold, according to a study released in May by the National Bureau of Economic Research. This unfortunate circumstance has led to a bloat of student loan debt - $1.08 trillion at the ...

Data says California has recovered all jobs lost in recession - L.A. Biz

Employment News - July 21, 2014 - 2:05pm

Data says California has recovered all jobs lost in recession
L.A. Biz
June provided anything but gloom for the California job market, as the state added more than 24,000 jobs in the month and the unemployment rate fell to 7.4 percent. Scott Bridges · Email | Twitter. June provided anything but gloom for the California ...

US airlines slowly adding jobs; employment up for 6th straight month despite ... - Fox Business

Employment News - July 21, 2014 - 1:16pm

US airlines slowly adding jobs; employment up for 6th straight month despite ...
Fox Business
WASHINGTON – U.S. airlines have been adding jobs for six straight months, though the gains aren't big ones. The U.S. Department of Transportation said Monday that the nation's passenger airlines had the equivalent of 385,619 full-time workers in May ...

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Tampa Bay locations 'on the rise' for jobs, income and population - Tampa Bay Business Journal

Employment News - July 21, 2014 - 11:56am

Tampa Bay locations 'on the rise' for jobs, income and population
Tampa Bay Business Journal
Four locations in Tampa Bay are experiencing an upswing in jobs, income and population, according to NerdWallet. Dunedin, Clearwater, the Keystone community near Westchase, and Largo all landed spots in the top 20 fastest-growing places in Florida, ...

Botox maker Allergan to cut 1500 jobs - USA TODAY

Employment News - July 21, 2014 - 11:33am

USA TODAY

Botox maker Allergan to cut 1500 jobs
USA TODAY
Botox maker Allergan will cut about 13 percent of its workforce, or roughly 1,500 employees, as part of a push to become more efficient and productive. The Irvine, California, company also said Monday it plans to eliminate about 250 vacant positions in ...
Allergan to Cut About 1500 Jobs in RestructuringBloomberg
Allergan to cut 1500 jobs despite strong second-quarter earningsNew York Post
Allergan cuts jobs as B+L parent pursues hostile bidRochester Democrat and Chronicle
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Job Candidate's Admission About Her Views on Abortion Leads to Major ... - TheBlaze.com

Employment News - July 21, 2014 - 11:03am

TheBlaze.com

Job Candidate's Admission About Her Views on Abortion Leads to Major ...
TheBlaze.com
A nurse is suing a Florida health center, claiming officials there refused to hire her due to her opposition to certain forms of birth control and standing membership in a pro-life organization. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Sara Hellwege inquired ...

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The Top 25 Companies For Work-From-Home Jobs - Business Insider

Employment News - July 21, 2014 - 10:35am

Business Insider

The Top 25 Companies For Work-From-Home Jobs
Business Insider
Are you looking for a more flexible work schedule? Are you constantly distracted in the office? Do you despise your daily commute? If so, it might be time to start working from home. But while 50% of the workforce currently has jobs that can be done ...

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Quinn, Rauner Use Jobs Claims As Campaign Weapons - CBS Local

Employment News - July 21, 2014 - 9:40am

CBS Local

Quinn, Rauner Use Jobs Claims As Campaign Weapons
CBS Local
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) – Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican rival Bruce Rauner have both sought to use the state's jobs situation as a political weapon. But their claims and the numbers behind them demonstrate that the picture isn't nearly as clear ...

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Allergan to cut about 1500 jobs to evade Valeant takeover - Los Angeles Times

Employment News - July 21, 2014 - 8:44am

New York Times

Allergan to cut about 1500 jobs to evade Valeant takeover
Los Angeles Times
Irvine-based Botox-maker Allergan will cut about 13% of its workforce - that's 1,500 employees - as it restructures and aims to boost profits. Irvine-based Botox-maker Allergan will cut about 13% of its workforce - that's 1,500 employees - as it ...
Allergan Will Cut About 1500 Jobs in RestructuringBloomberg
Allergan to cut jobs in bid defenseOCRegister
UPDATED: Allergan aims ax at R&D, eliminating 1500 jobs in bitter takeover fightFierceBiotech
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Cut jobs to create jobs? - Greensboro News & Record (blog)

Employment News - July 21, 2014 - 8:13am

Cut jobs to create jobs?
Greensboro News & Record (blog)
The nation added 288,000 net jobs in June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced earlier this month. The unemployment rate dropped to 6.1 percent. This past Friday's state report, however, showed at least a temporary reversal of North Carolina ...

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HSN's 'Hollywood in St. Petersburg' creates high-value jobs - Tampa Bay Business Journal (blog)

Employment News - July 21, 2014 - 6:30am

HSN's 'Hollywood in St. Petersburg' creates high-value jobs
Tampa Bay Business Journal (blog)
It's time to dismiss a lot of preconceptions about jobs in the retail industry, according to two industry leaders. Retail creates one in four jobs in the United States, many of them high-value jobs that grow the U.S. economy, according to Mindy ...

US Companies Report Rising Sales, Employment in 2Q - ABC News

Employment News - July 21, 2014 - 6:29am

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US Companies Report Rising Sales, Employment in 2Q
ABC News
Rising sales helped boost hiring and wages at U.S. businesses in the second quarter, and companies are optimistic that the trends will continue this fall, according to a new survey by the National Association for Business Economics. Fifty-seven percent ...
US companies report rising sales, employment in 2nd quarterKOMO News
Companies report rising sales, employment in 2QNorthwest Herald

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Meet The Mastermind Behind 800 New Jobs In Michigan - Fast Company

Employment News - July 21, 2014 - 4:44am

Fast Company

Meet The Mastermind Behind 800 New Jobs In Michigan
Fast Company
Lauren Bigelow's archeology career path was diverted to help Michigan's IT industry. Now she's put the state on the map for tech innovation. By Jane Porter · Lauren Bigelow is living proof that, if you haven't figured out your career path yet, you're ...

Autism and employment options: a reality check - SFGate (blog)

Employment News - July 21, 2014 - 4:14am

Autism and employment options: a reality check
SFGate (blog)
A few weeks ago I raised the topic of employment options for people with autism spectrum disorders, because wouldn't it be great if the the intense interests of people with autism translated into jobs–even careers? A link to the discussion. I followed ...

NJ casino closings threaten jobs, warn rest of gambling market - Arkansas Online (subscription)

Employment News - July 21, 2014 - 3:55am

NJ casino closings threaten jobs, warn rest of gambling market
Arkansas Online (subscription)
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Experts say the rapid disintegration of Atlantic City's casino market might be an early indicator of what could happen in other parts of the country that have too many casinos and not enough gamblers. Click here to login or ...
A history of gambling revenue and employment in Atlantic City since casinos ...Newser

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Microsoft cutting 18000 jobs, signals new path - Casper Star-Tribune Online

Employment News - July 20, 2014 - 10:09pm

Tech Times

Microsoft cutting 18000 jobs, signals new path
Casper Star-Tribune Online
LOS ANGELES — Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its history Thursday, saying it will cut up to 18,000 jobs as it streamlines its Nokia mobile device business to focus on using the Windows Phone operating system. Although the job cuts were ...
Microsoft to cut 1000 jobs in Finland, report saysTech Times
Microsoft Layoffs Would Be the Fourth-Biggest in Tech's Modern HistorySlate Magazine (blog)
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Texas adds 19100 jobs in June - Your Houston News

Employment News - July 20, 2014 - 10:04pm

Texas adds 19100 jobs in June
Your Houston News
The Texas economy added 19,100 seasonally-adjusted total nonfarm jobs in June for a total of 371,000 jobs added since June 2013. Texas' seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady in June at 5.1 percent, down from 6.4 percent a year ago. Texas' ...

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Watch Out For a Non-Solicit Clause in Your Employment Contract - Lifehacker

Employment News - July 20, 2014 - 6:00pm

Watch Out For a Non-Solicit Clause in Your Employment Contract
Lifehacker
Employers tend to find all sorts of ways of restricting your activities after you leave the company. Watch out for a non-solicit clause in your next employment contract. Although noncompete clauses may harm your future career opportunities, a non ...

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Watch Out For a Non-Solicit Clause in Your Employment Contract - Lifehacker

Employment News - July 20, 2014 - 6:00pm

Watch Out For a Non-Solicit Clause in Your Employment Contract
Lifehacker
Employers tend to find all sorts of ways of restricting your activities after you leave the company. Watch out for a non-solicit clause in your next employment contract. Although noncompete clauses may harm your future career opportunities, a non ...

A history of casino revenue, jobs in Atlantic City - Washington Post

Employment News - July 20, 2014 - 5:54pm

A history of casino revenue, jobs in Atlantic City
Washington Post
Here is a look at how gambling revenue and employment have changed since casinos launched in Atlantic City in 1978: ___. May 26, 1978: Resorts Atlantic City opens. Casino revenue: $134 million. Casino employment: 3,300. ___. June 26, 1979: Caesars ...

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