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Smartisan's CEO wants to be the next 'Steve Jobs of China' - Engadget

Employment News - August 11, 2014 - 11:04am

Smartisan's CEO wants to be the next 'Steve Jobs of China'
Engadget
Xiaomi's regular channeling of Apple -- from its stage presentations all the way to disguising Aperture's icon as a phone's camera -- has earned its CEO Lei Jun the "Steve Jobs of China" nickname. Or rather, "Lei Bu Si," a Chinese combination of "Lei ...

America's Low-Paying Recovery: More Jobs Than Ever, Worse Wages - Businessweek

Employment News - August 11, 2014 - 9:55am

Businessweek

America's Low-Paying Recovery: More Jobs Than Ever, Worse Wages
Businessweek
Jobs created since employment in the U.S. began expanding again tend to pay significantly less than the ones that were lost in the steep downturn, according to a new wage study prepared for the U.S. Conference of Mayors. The U.S. economy lost nearly 9 ...

Low-Wage Jobs Gained During Recovery Strain Wage Gap - U.S. News & World Report

Employment News - August 11, 2014 - 8:12am

International Business Times

Low-Wage Jobs Gained During Recovery Strain Wage Gap
U.S. News & World Report
New study shows that top 20 percent captured more than 60 percent of pay gains from 2005 to 2012. Job seekers attend a hiring fair for veterans on July 16, 2014, in Fort. The jobs regained since the recession have, as a whole, been lower paying than ...
Jobs back after recession; pay lagsFort Wayne Journal Gazette
Report: More US jobs, less payWNAX
US Jobs Rose Since '08 Crisis, But Pay Is 23% Less: ReportInternational Business Times
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Income gap widens in Colorado and nationally as new jobs pay less - The Denver Post

Employment News - August 11, 2014 - 8:11am

Income gap widens in Colorado and nationally as new jobs pay less
The Denver Post
File photo dated April 9, 2013 shows a jobs sign on the front of the US Chamber of Commerce building in Washington, DC. (Karen Bleier, AFP). In this June 23, 2014 photo, job seekers wait in line to meet with recruiters during a job fair in Philadelphia.

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For largest US companies, jobs growth has lagged profits, revenues - Reuters

Employment News - August 11, 2014 - 8:11am

Reuters

For largest US companies, jobs growth has lagged profits, revenues
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Employment growth at the largest U.S. companies has lagged far behind increases in revenue and operating profit since the start of the century, as firms reaped the benefits of globalization, technology, and other ways to operate ...

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Economic Impact: Some signs emerging for growth in midwage jobs - Richmond Times-Dispatch

Employment News - August 11, 2014 - 8:09am

Economic Impact: Some signs emerging for growth in midwage jobs
Richmond Times-Dispatch
A lot has been made about the hollowing out of America, also called “job polarization” by economists. It happened during the recession, when employment in midwage occupations declined by a larger number than lower-wage or higher-wage occupations ...

Jobs in focus during governor's visit to Marion - Marion Star

Employment News - August 11, 2014 - 3:21am

Jobs in focus during governor's visit to Marion
Marion Star
Gov. John Kasich led a panel discussion on jobs and manufacturing on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 at Wyandot Inc., 135 Wyandot Ave., Marion. (Photo: Bill Sinden/The Marion Star). 23 CONNECTTWEETLINKEDIN 1 COMMENTEMAILMORE. MARION – A pair of ...

Food businesses boost employment in Richmond - Contra Costa Times

Employment News - August 11, 2014 - 2:16am

Food businesses boost employment in Richmond
Contra Costa Times
RICHMOND -- Food businesses are booming here, with large warehouse-based companies such as Blue Apron and Whole Foods expanding their operations in the past year, and mid-size businesses like Galaxy Desserts and Zoe's Cookies also flourishing.

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Some SF Employers To Be Forced To Offer Jobs Before Asking About Criminal ... - CBS Local

Employment News - August 11, 2014 - 12:35am

CBS Local

Some SF Employers To Be Forced To Offer Jobs Before Asking About Criminal ...
CBS Local
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — An ordinance that limits how employers and housing providers use criminal history in their decision making goes into effect in San Francisco next week. The 'Fair Chance Ordinance' requires some larger employers, city ...

INSIGHT-For largest US companies, jobs growth has lagged profits, revenues - Reuters

Employment News - August 11, 2014 - 12:01am

INSIGHT-For largest US companies, jobs growth has lagged profits, revenues
Reuters
WASHINGTON Aug 11 (Reuters) - Employment growth at the largest U.S. companies has lagged far behind increases in revenue and operating profit since the start of the century, as firms reaped the benefits of globalization, technology, and other ways to ...

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Economic Impact: Some signs emerging for growth in midwage jobs - Richmond Times-Dispatch (blog)

Employment News - August 10, 2014 - 9:35pm

Economic Impact: Some signs emerging for growth in midwage jobs
Richmond Times-Dispatch (blog)
A lot has been made about the hollowing out of America, also called “job polarization” by economists. It happened during the recession, when employment in midwage occupations declined by a larger number than lower-wage or higher-wage occupations ...

MIT Researcher: My Uber Driver Was Proof That 'Good, Secure, Fulfilling Jobs ... - Business Insider

Employment News - August 10, 2014 - 7:52pm

MIT Researcher: My Uber Driver Was Proof That 'Good, Secure, Fulfilling Jobs ...
Business Insider
In their recent book "The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies," MIT Sloan business school scientists Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson try to predict what civilization will look like as technology ...

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Black Men Need More Education Than White Men to Get Jobs - The Atlantic

Employment News - August 10, 2014 - 6:47pm

Black Men Need More Education Than White Men to Get Jobs
The Atlantic
A new report shows yet another way African Americans face systematic disadvantage on the job market. Margaret Barthel Aug 10 2014, 7:00 AM ET. Tweet. More. Email · Print · Quick Shot/Shutterstock. Meet Steve and Kwame, two fictional guys who just ...

Summer jobs offer work experience and lasting memories - The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com

Employment News - August 10, 2014 - 6:13am

Summer jobs offer work experience and lasting memories
The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com
A summer job. Just about everyone has had one. What was your favorite summer job or internship? How did it have an impact on you? CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Cleveland changes in the summer. It is not just the warm weather, street fairs, festivals and other ...

Program helps mentally ill find, keep jobs - Wausau Daily Herald

Employment News - August 10, 2014 - 5:10am

Program helps mentally ill find, keep jobs
Wausau Daily Herald
Katie Walker stands Saturday in the dining room at the CherryBerry self-serve yogurt bar in Wausau. (Photo: Dan Young/Daily Herald Media ). Story Highlights. NCHC program helps those with mental illness gain employment. Program began in 2010 with a ...

Lower Benefits, Higher Jobs - National Review Online (blog)

Employment News - August 10, 2014 - 4:30am

Lower Benefits, Higher Jobs
National Review Online (blog)
Neel Kashkari, the Republican candidate for governor of California, just recounted in the Wall Street Journal his week on the streets of Fresno posing as a homeless man looking for work. At the end of his op-ed, Kashkari lamented that he didn't need a ...

The scoop on summer jobs: Employment picture for teens not so hot - CapitalGazette.com

Employment News - August 10, 2014 - 12:01am

The scoop on summer jobs: Employment picture for teens not so hot
CapitalGazette.com
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first of three stories examining how teen employment has changed since 2000. Monday's story will focus on the growing number of internships for high school students, Tuesday's on international students working at a local camp.

Website to match open La. jobs with ready, willing employees - The Daily Advertiser

Employment News - August 9, 2014 - 6:38pm

Website to match open La. jobs with ready, willing employees
The Daily Advertiser
Creation of a new, free website to match Louisiana employers with qualified job seekers may go some distance in addressing Acadiana's — and Louisiana's — workforce needs. Loading… Post to Facebook. Website to match open La. jobs with ready, willing ...

Employment Hidden From Job Seekers - Guardian Liberty Voice

Employment News - August 9, 2014 - 4:54pm

Guardian Liberty Voice

Employment Hidden From Job Seekers
Guardian Liberty Voice
When seeking employment job seekers need to understand that many opportunities are hidden from more traditional search techniques. Experts in the field claim that at least half of the jobs filled in a given period are part of what has become known as ...

Not all volunteer jobs are created equal; find your fit - Statesman Journal

Employment News - August 9, 2014 - 1:19pm

Not all volunteer jobs are created equal; find your fit
Statesman Journal
Peggy Bunker leads an exercise class to a group of developmentally disabled clients at the LEAP program, at the Shangri-La facility, in South Salem, on Thursday. Bunker tried several other volunteer opportunities until she found her spot with Shangri ...

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