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LA 2020 Commission report silent on boosting Hollywood jobs - Los Angeles Times

Employment News - April 9, 2014 - 1:27pm

LA 2020 Commission report silent on boosting Hollywood jobs
Los Angeles Times
A new report on spurring job growth in Los Angeles covers the bases, but leaves Hollywood out of the picture. The Los Angeles 2020 Commission report, entitled "A Time for Action," was commissioned last year by City Council President Herb Wesson and ...

New Jersey trailed most of the nation in employment in 2013 - NJ.com

Employment News - April 9, 2014 - 11:59am

New Jersey trailed most of the nation in employment in 2013
NJ.com
New Jersey ranked in the bottom 10 last year in terms of employment statistics across six categories measured by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. In the broadest category, which includes the unemployed, people working part-time for economic ...

Louisiana construction employment rises 2 % in February - The Times-Picayune

Employment News - April 9, 2014 - 11:05am

Louisiana construction employment rises 2 % in February
The Times-Picayune
Figures released by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) based on Labor Department data show that Louisiana construction employment increased by 2 percent in February 2014 compared with February 2013. (DOTD, Geaux Wider ...
Albuquerque area sheds more construction jobs in FebruaryAlbuquerque Business First
Construction Employment Increases in 175 Metro AreasSteel Market Update (blog)

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Military Wives: Hit Hard in the Jobs Market - Fox Business

Employment News - April 9, 2014 - 10:54am

Military Wives: Hit Hard in the Jobs Market
Fox Business
The official unemployment rate, currently at 6.6%, tells the story of some of the millions of jobless Americans. But it doesn't tell the story of military wives struggling to find work: Their unemployment rate is more than double the national average.

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Tech employment and consulting at historic highs, government says - ZDNet

Employment News - April 9, 2014 - 10:30am

Tech employment and consulting at historic highs, government says
ZDNet
Data out of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows IT unemployment has dipped down to 2.7 percent, well below the current average of 6.7 percent for all jobs. At the same time, IT consulting opportunities have been booming, breaking new records.

Bank of America to Cut 3000 Overseas Jobs - ABC News

Employment News - April 9, 2014 - 8:57am

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Bank of America to Cut 3000 Overseas Jobs
ABC News
Bank of America says it's cutting about 3,000 jobs overseas as part of ongoing reviews of its global operations. The jobs are located in Costa Rica, the Philippines and Mexico. The Charlotte, N.C.-based company plans to close sites in those countries ...
Bank of America cutting 3000 jobs in 3 overseas officesCharlotte Observer
Bank of America to cut 3000 support jobs across Latin America, AsiaReuters

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Inside Jobs: Why Facebook's Hardware Engineering Head Likes Getting His ... - TechCrunch

Employment News - April 9, 2014 - 8:56am

Inside Jobs: Why Facebook's Hardware Engineering Head Likes Getting His ...
TechCrunch
When you think about the upper echelons of technical fields like hardware engineering, you might think of lifelong academics with multiple degrees in engineering and math and science. But if there's one thing that's become clear in our Inside Jobs ...

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Denver better than most in construction jobs - The Denver Post

Employment News - April 9, 2014 - 7:33am

Tampabay.com

Denver better than most in construction jobs
The Denver Post
Denver is one of the few metro areas in the country that added construction jobs last year, thanks in part to the redo of Denver Union Station and the 122-mile FasTracks mass-transit project, transportation and construction officials said Tuesday ...
Plenty of construction jobs available in metro Denverkdvr.com

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So, how many more jobs does the US need? - CBS News

Employment News - April 9, 2014 - 6:31am

So, how many more jobs does the US need?
CBS News
One of the big questions concerning the U.S. jobs market is how many jobs need to be created to reach full employment? Without knowing that, it's hard to determine when the nation's economy will have finally recovered. Figuring out that number is ...

Humans Are Taking Jobs Away From Robots, Not Vice Versa! - Forbes

Employment News - April 9, 2014 - 6:17am

Humans Are Taking Jobs Away From Robots, Not Vice Versa!
Forbes
Ever since Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson wrote Race Against the Machine the discussion around robots taking jobs away from humans has intensified. In fact, the authors just recently released their new book, The Second Machine Age where they ...

WOMEN'S EMPLOYMENT IMPROVING - Daily Sabah

Employment News - April 9, 2014 - 1:36am

WOMEN'S EMPLOYMENT IMPROVING
Daily Sabah
ANKARA — Turkish Minister of Family and Social Policy Ay?enur ?slam said women's employment in the country has progressed over the past decade, although it is not yet at the desired level. ?slam spoke yesterday in Ankara at an international event ...

Rhode Island Settles Case on Jobs for the Disabled - New York Times

Employment News - April 8, 2014 - 6:28pm

Washington Post

Rhode Island Settles Case on Jobs for the Disabled
New York Times
Steven Porcelli, second from left, worked in a sheltered workshop for about $2 an hour. In an agreement announced Tuesday, Rhode Island will help those with developmental disabilities find better jobs. Credit Gretchen Ertl for The New York Times ...
Deal to improve jobs, wages for disabled in RIWashington Post
Rhode Island to improve jobs for mentally disabledU-T San Diego

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How And Why The Media Misreported Last Week's Employment Number - Forbes

Employment News - April 8, 2014 - 5:42pm

How And Why The Media Misreported Last Week's Employment Number
Forbes
I've watched the financial news outlets report the monthly employment numbers for decades without thinking much about it. But something snapped last Friday as I watched the major financial channels mischaracterize the number of jobs created in March.

Employers advertised more open jobs in February - USA TODAY

Employment News - April 8, 2014 - 2:49pm

Employers advertised more open jobs in February
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — U.S. employers posted more job openings in February, a sign that hiring will likely improve in the months ahead. The Labor Department said Tuesday that employers advertised 4.2 million job openings, up 7.7% from January. That's the ...

Professional service jobs roaring back in recovery - Sun-Sentinel

Employment News - April 8, 2014 - 2:15pm

Professional service jobs roaring back in recovery
Sun-Sentinel
From accountants to sales professionals, the business and professional services sector is finally showing a broad-based recovery in South Florida. Business and professional services include many types of jobs that are the backbone of a business ...

Cincinnati jobs recovery has been feeble, report shows - Cincinnati Business Courier

Employment News - April 8, 2014 - 2:07pm

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Cincinnati jobs recovery has been feeble, report shows
Cincinnati Business Courier
Cincinnati is still struggling to get its employment back to where it was before the recession, and it has been slower to rebound than the nation. Steve Watkins: Staff Reporter- Cincinnati Business Courier: Email | Twitter | Google+ | LinkedIn ...
No, the jobs hole hasn't been filledThe Seattle Times (blog)

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Intel closes Costa Rica operation, cuts 1500 jobs - Reuters

Employment News - April 8, 2014 - 1:59pm

Intel closes Costa Rica operation, cuts 1500 jobs
Reuters
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Chipmaker Intel, struggling with a shrinking personal computer market, is shutting its assembly and test operation in Costa Rica and eliminating 1,500 jobs, a spokesman said on Tuesday. The closure of the site, which is a ...

More People Are Quitting Their Jobs, but Not Enough - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Employment News - April 8, 2014 - 11:35am

Mintpress News

More People Are Quitting Their Jobs, but Not Enough
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Americans are slowly regaining the confidence to quit their jobs and move to new ones — but not enough to signal a healthy jobs market. Economists and policymakers, including Janet Yellen, the new Federal Reserve Chairwoman, are looking carefully at ...
Jobs: Back To EvenMintpress News

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Women's employment resilient during recessions, analysis finds - Los Angeles Times

Employment News - April 8, 2014 - 11:28am

Women's employment resilient during recessions, analysis finds
Los Angeles Times
Women's employment during economic recessions is more resilient than men's, even expanding during previous recessions, according to a new analysis by a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics economist. The share of women's employment during the most ...

Rhode Island to improve jobs for mentally disabled - Turn to 10

Employment News - April 8, 2014 - 10:42am

Rhode Island to improve jobs for mentally disabled
Turn to 10
PROVIDENCE - Residents with mental disabilities would no longer be forced to work long hours doing manual labor for little money and instead would be given the chance at regular employment that pays at least the minimum wage under a settlement ...

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