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A “misleading” jobs report from NSF? - Science Careers Blog (blog)

Employment News - September 22, 2014 - 2:11pm

A “misleading” jobs report from NSF?
Science Careers Blog (blog)
“The NSF is in the research business, so by holding Ph.D. wages down, they 'get more bang for the buck.' ” —Norman Matloff. “Unemployment among Doctoral Scientists and Engineers Remained Below the National Average in 2013,” proclaims the headline ...

Area manufacturing and professional jobs post big drops, BLS reports - Albuquerque Business First

Employment News - September 22, 2014 - 12:42pm

Area manufacturing and professional jobs post big drops, BLS reports
Albuquerque Business First
The Albuquerque metropolitan area lost 600 jobs in the 12 months that ended August 31, for a negative 0.2 percent growth rate, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Monday. The biggest loser in Albuquerque was the professional and business ...

JOBS: Time Warner Cable looks to fill 50+ sales positions - fox6now.com

Employment News - September 22, 2014 - 12:26pm

fox6now.com

JOBS: Time Warner Cable looks to fill 50+ sales positions
fox6now.com
MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Time Warner Cable (TWC) is looking to fill more than 50 retention sales specialist jobs at its Milwaukee operations. Retention sales specialists will handle calls from people who are thinking about switching service providers ...

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Boehner says unemployed 'don't really want' jobs. How bad a gaffe for GOP? - Christian Science Monitor

Employment News - September 22, 2014 - 12:23pm

Christian Science Monitor

Boehner says unemployed 'don't really want' jobs. How bad a gaffe for GOP?
Christian Science Monitor
After giving a speech about his plan to revive the economy Thursday, House Speaker John Boehner said the unemployed would rather 'sit around' – reviving the image of Republicans as a party of the rich.

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Alabama adds construction jobs in August - Birmingham Business Journal

Employment News - September 22, 2014 - 11:44am

Alabama adds construction jobs in August
Birmingham Business Journal
The state actually added jobs for three consecutive months and has tacked on over 2,000 jobs from August 2013, according to data released recently by the Associated General Contractors of America. Bryan Davis: Reporter- Birmingham Business Journal ...

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Ohio gains only 200 jobs in August - Norwalk Reflector

Employment News - September 22, 2014 - 10:55am

Ohio gains only 200 jobs in August
Norwalk Reflector
State still needs to add 125,300 jobs to recapture the jobs lost in the Great Recession. MCT Regional News. Sep 22, 2014. The August jobless rate in Ohio was unchanged from July at 5.7 percent, but the state's labor force continued to shrink and job ...

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August Jobs Report: State Posts Slight Uptick in Unemployment - PoliticsPA

Employment News - September 22, 2014 - 10:12am

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August Jobs Report: State Posts Slight Uptick in Unemployment
PoliticsPA
This weekend, the state's monthly jobs report was released. Once again, it slowed some slow movements towards long-term trends. Good News. As has become custom, private industry shouldered the burden of providing jobs to Pennsylvanians, with total ...

Letter: NAFTA part of American jobs outsourcing - Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Employment News - September 22, 2014 - 7:19am

Letter: NAFTA part of American jobs outsourcing
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
In his State of the Union address last year, President Obama touted the benefits of the new trade “partnerships” with the Asia rim countries and the European Union. Now we have Rep. Kristi Noem's op-ed piece echoing the same thing. What she doesn't ...

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Construction jobs fall sharply across Ohio - Dayton Business Journal (blog)

Employment News - September 22, 2014 - 6:03am

Construction jobs fall sharply across Ohio
Dayton Business Journal (blog)
Ohio has 184,800 construction workers as of August, which is down 2 percent from 188,300 workers in July. Staff Dayton Business Journal. Ohio is seeing an ominous sign when it comes to the construction industry. The Buckeye State lost 3,500 workers in ...

GE Aviation to add 50 jobs in 3-D printing center - Albany Business Review

Employment News - September 22, 2014 - 5:37am

GE Aviation to add 50 jobs in 3-D printing center
Albany Business Review
GE Aviation plans to bring more than 50 new jobs to West Chester, Ohio as part of its new $140 million Additive Development Center that will create parts for its jet engines. Andy Brownfield: Reporter- Cincinnati Business Courier: Email | Twitter ...

Investors get a clue from cars, homes and jobs - USA TODAY

Employment News - September 22, 2014 - 5:31am

Investors get a clue from cars, homes and jobs
USA TODAY
How's the economy really doing? Investors find out this week by watching three things: cars, houses and jobs. Investors looking for new datapoints on the economy will get them this week, if they know where to look. Two big companies connected with the ...

GUEST COLUMN: Numbers tell story of Colorado's lackluster jobs recovery - Colorado Springs Gazette

Employment News - September 22, 2014 - 5:18am

GUEST COLUMN: Numbers tell story of Colorado's lackluster jobs recovery
Colorado Springs Gazette
More than five years after the end of the Great Recession in June of 2009, Colorado still has unemployment 47 percent higher than before the recession. But that's not the worst of the bad news. 2 photos Photo -. Colorado also has 159,982 missing jobs ...

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Politicians need to concentrate on full-time jobs - Herald & Review (blog)

Employment News - September 22, 2014 - 4:20am

Politicians need to concentrate on full-time jobs
Herald & Review (blog)
How does Governor Quinn driving across the state with a chauffeur in a pickup that gets lousy gas mileage, and eating at restaurants every day, illustrate anything about living on a minimum wage that was intended as entry level pay for teenagers ...

Market Basket saga fuels state jobs report - Gloucester Daily Times

Employment News - September 22, 2014 - 3:11am

Market Basket saga fuels state jobs report
Gloucester Daily Times
BOSTON — The Massachusetts unemployment rate kicked up to 5.8 percent in August, a possible side effect of this summer's Market Basket saga, officials say. Massachusetts employers shed 5,300 jobs last month, according to preliminary numbers released ...

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RIVERSIDE: Discussion set to fill two top city jobs - Press-Enterprise

Employment News - September 22, 2014 - 12:59am

RIVERSIDE: Discussion set to fill two top city jobs
Press-Enterprise
Riverside council members will soon ned to replace City Manager Scott Barber, who announced Sept. 10 that he will retire in December. , FILE PHOTO. Related article ». Former Riverside City Attorney Greg Priamos left in June to work for the county, and ...

Aurora firm cutting 340 jobs in China in wake of food safety scandal - Chicago Tribune

Employment News - September 21, 2014 - 11:41pm

Aurora firm cutting 340 jobs in China in wake of food safety scandal
Chicago Tribune
OSI Group CEO Sheldon Lavin attends a news conference in Shanghai in July. (ALY SONG, REUTERS). By Tribune staff and wire reports. ChinaJob LayoffsUnemployment and LayoffsOSI GroupMcDonald'sKentucky Fried Chicken. OSI Group is cutting ...

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Apple fanboys are finally admitting Steve Jobs was wrong about huge phones - Quartz

Employment News - September 21, 2014 - 7:51pm

Apple fanboys are finally admitting Steve Jobs was wrong about huge phones
Quartz
This weekend, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus went on sale to record pre-orders and insanely long queues. Sure, there's pent up demand from the public, which has been clamoring for bigger devices for years. But much of the rush for the new huge iPhones comes ...

Space Coast slowly regaining lost jobs - Orlando Sentinel

Employment News - September 21, 2014 - 12:38pm

Space Coast slowly regaining lost jobs
Orlando Sentinel
The Space Coast's post-shuttle economy appears to be on its way to recovery, buoyed most recently by NASA's big "space taxi" contract award last week. lRelated Get text alerts on your phone! Home · Get text alerts on your phone! See all related. 8 ...

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Where Are the Best-Paying Energy Industry Jobs? Hint: Not in the US - Motley Fool

Employment News - September 21, 2014 - 10:24am

Where Are the Best-Paying Energy Industry Jobs? Hint: Not in the US
Motley Fool
Energy industry staffing company Swift Worldwide Resources says the best-paying oil and gas jobs are located in Australia, Nigeria, Venezuela, Iraq, and Angola. Noticeably absent from the list is the United States, which is going through what some are ...

La. jobless rate rises even as more have jobs - Opelousas Daily World

Employment News - September 21, 2014 - 9:27am

La. jobless rate rises even as more have jobs
Opelousas Daily World
Louisiana's unemployment rate jumped again in August, the fourth straight month with an increase, figures released Friday indicate. The state's jobless rate rose to 5.8 percent. Louisiana's unemployment rate was 5.4 percent in July, but remains below ...

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