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Friends that change jobs together make more money - MarketWatch

Employment News - April 29, 2016 - 1:50pm

MarketWatch

Friends that change jobs together make more money
MarketWatch
Stripe, a payment-processing startup, said this week that it would open hiring to existing teams of two to five people. From Stripe's perspective, bringing in an existing team means the company will gain collaborative employees, but it is also a boon ...

Caterpillar to trim 820 jobs outside Illinois - Kewanee Star Courier

Employment News - April 29, 2016 - 12:56pm

Caterpillar to trim 820 jobs outside Illinois
Kewanee Star Courier
Caterpillar Inc. plans to close five facilities outside of Illinois and to demolish a mostly vacant building at a facility in Mossville, resulting in the layoffs of approximately 820 workers. The cuts announced Thursday are part of a global ...

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Chevron to Cut More Jobs as It Reports Wider-Than-Expected Loss - Wall Street Journal

Employment News - April 29, 2016 - 12:29pm

Wall Street Journal

Chevron to Cut More Jobs as It Reports Wider-Than-Expected Loss
Wall Street Journal
Chevron Corp. on Friday said it would cut another 1,000 jobs as it reported a wider-than-expected loss as oil prices continued to languish during the first quarter. The newly announced layoffs, which will happen later this year, will bring Chevron's ...

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San Diego Region Construction Jobs Increase 6 Percent - NBC 7 San Diego

Employment News - April 29, 2016 - 10:02am

San Diego Region Construction Jobs Increase 6 Percent
NBC 7 San Diego
The San Diego region gained 4,000 construction jobs from March 2015 to March 2016, according to an analysis of federal employment data by the Associated General Contractors of America. The group said construction employment increased 6 percent over ...

Minimum Wage Laws Are Barriers to Employment - CNSNews.com

Employment News - April 29, 2016 - 9:42am

CNSNews.com

Minimum Wage Laws Are Barriers to Employment
CNSNews.com
Minimum wage laws are much in the news these days. New York, California and various U.S. cities have recently enacted legislation to raise minimum wage requirements to $15 an hour. In this context it is especially worthwhile to revisit the purpose and ...

US jobs may offer solace after stalled growth - Reuters

Employment News - April 29, 2016 - 9:26am

Reuters

US jobs may offer solace after stalled growth
Reuters
BRUSSELS After almost stalling in the first quarter, the U.S. economy will show whether it has got back into gear in the coming week with the monthly report on the labor market that has so far shrugged off global concerns and the strong dollar. Gross ...

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The future employment prospects for younger workers is much better than we think - Sydney Morning Herald

Employment News - April 29, 2016 - 9:17am

Sydney Morning Herald

The future employment prospects for younger workers is much better than we think
Sydney Morning Herald
A lot of people are convinced it's just going to get worse and worse for workers in coming years. A lot of oldies think that and, unfortunately, too many youngsters believe them. Many older people worry that, with the decline of manufacturing in ...

California Dreamin': Why Florida wants to take jobs from the Golden State - CNBC

Employment News - April 29, 2016 - 9:04am

CNBC

California Dreamin': Why Florida wants to take jobs from the Golden State
CNBC
California's job recovery is well underway and other states are looking to get in on the action. Florida Gov. Rick Scott has scheduled a business-recruitment trip to California next week and he's ratcheted up the effort by taking out radio ads blasting ...
Gov. Scott going to California on jobs-hunting tripThe News-Press

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FACT SHEET: During National Reentry Week, Reducing Barriers to Reentry and Employment for Formerly Incarcerated ... - Whitehouse.gov (press release)

Employment News - April 29, 2016 - 8:50am

FACT SHEET: During National Reentry Week, Reducing Barriers to Reentry and Employment for Formerly Incarcerated ...
Whitehouse.gov (press release)
An estimated 70 million or more Americans have some kind of criminal record. Each year, more than 600,000 individuals are released from Federal and State prisons, and millions more are released each year from local jails. Promoting the rehabilitation ...

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Who said it: Steve Jobs or Anna Wintour? - Quartz

Employment News - April 29, 2016 - 8:03am

Quartz

Who said it: Steve Jobs or Anna Wintour?
Quartz
Being a visionary leader requires creativity, drive, and a relentless adherence to one's instincts. Vogue's longstanding editor-in-chief Anna Wintour displays this regularly, and Apple's late founder and CEO Steve Jobs had it in spades. Each kept aloof ...

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US Employment Costs up Modest 0.6 Percent in First Quarter - ABC News

Employment News - April 29, 2016 - 7:35am

US Employment Costs up Modest 0.6 Percent in First Quarter
ABC News
Employment costs paid to U.S. civilian workers rose at a slightly faster pace in the first three months of the year compared to the previous quarter, as wages and salaries gained steam. The Labor Department says overall compensation was up 0.6 percent ...

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Employment Costs Improve at Modest Rate in First Quarter - Wall Street Journal

Employment News - April 29, 2016 - 7:33am

Wall Street Journal

Employment Costs Improve at Modest Rate in First Quarter
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—Employers' personnel costs rose modestly during the first quarter, but broader trends show Americans aren't seeing larger raises. The employment-cost index, a broad measure of workers' wages and benefits, grew a seasonally adjusted ...

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The 10 Worst Entry-Level Jobs for New College Graduates in 2016 - TheStreet.com

Employment News - April 29, 2016 - 6:54am

TheStreet.com

The 10 Worst Entry-Level Jobs for New College Graduates in 2016
TheStreet.com
What could be more stressful for a recent college graduate than landing a full-time job? It turns out there are some industries that do not lend themselves well to new grads, including the now-tenuous oil industry, as well as manufacturing-related jobs.

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The 10 Best Entry-Level Jobs in 2016 for College Graduates - TheStreet.com

Employment News - April 29, 2016 - 6:34am

TheStreet.com

The 10 Best Entry-Level Jobs in 2016 for College Graduates
TheStreet.com
Along with the celebrations that accompany a college graduation season often comes the anxiety of actually finding a job. While the national level of unemployment is currently low, at 5%, those age 20 to 24, or those just starting out in the workforce ...

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Hudson's Bay bringing 207 jobs to Highridge - Standard Speaker

Employment News - April 29, 2016 - 5:29am

Hudson's Bay bringing 207 jobs to Highridge
Standard Speaker
David McKeown/Staff Photographer Hudson's Bay Company (HBC), parent of Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor and Saks Off 5th, will establish a new facility at Highridge Business Park in Foster Township, Schuylkill County. A Canadian department store chain ...

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Report shows Google has given 197 former US government employees jobs - The Next Web

Employment News - April 29, 2016 - 5:26am

The Next Web

Report shows Google has given 197 former US government employees jobs
The Next Web
Google has been called “the best company to work for in America” by Business Insider thanks to its reported emphasis on employee happiness – and that message has clearly reached Capitol Hill as 197 government staff have moved there since Obama took ...

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Why Innovative Companies Like Google Are Letting Employees Craft Their Own Jobs - Fast Company

Employment News - April 29, 2016 - 5:07am

Fast Company

Why Innovative Companies Like Google Are Letting Employees Craft Their Own Jobs
Fast Company
More employees are mapping out ways to make their jobs more meaningful, and it's making them happier and more effective. [Photo: Michael Short/Bloomberg via Getty Images]. Advertisement. Vivian Giang 04.29.16 5:51 AM. Creative ideas come from ...

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Labor force isn't trained for growing number of high-skill jobs - Michigan Radio

Employment News - April 29, 2016 - 4:50am

Michigan Radio

Labor force isn't trained for growing number of high-skill jobs
Michigan Radio
Time is running out for low-wage workers in Michigan; it's time to go back to school. That's the message from Business Leaders for Michigan, which released a report this week forecasting the state's workforce participation in the coming years. In the ...

Poletti: il Jobs act funziona, non ha esaurito effetti positivi - askanews

Employment News - April 29, 2016 - 4:09am

askanews

Poletti: il Jobs act funziona, non ha esaurito effetti positivi
askanews
Roma, 29 apr. (askanews) - Il Jobs act "funziona" e "non ha esaurito i suoi effetti positivi". Così il ministro del Lavoro e delle Politiche Sociali, Giuliano Poletti, ha commentato i dati Istat relativi ad occupati e disoccupati di marzo. "I dati di ...
Lavoro: Istat, cala la disoccupazione giovanile. Poletti: "il Jobs Act funziona"L'Unione Sarda
Lavoro, Istat: a marzo 90 mila occupati in più. Renzi: Jobs act funzionailVelino/AGV NEWS

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Where are the jobs? – Part 1 - KWQC-TV6

Employment News - April 28, 2016 - 10:05pm

KWQC-TV6

Where are the jobs? – Part 1
KWQC-TV6
QUAD CITIES, Ill./Iowa (KWQC) – Most of us have been there at some point – on the job hunt. It also seems like there's a different job fair each week in the Quad Cities area. But which industries are actually doing the hiring right now? How can you ...

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