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Florida governor tries to lure jobs away from Louisiana - NOLA.com

January 16, 2018 - 3:24pm

NOLA.com

Florida governor tries to lure jobs away from Louisiana
NOLA.com
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards isn't happy about Louisiana Gov. Rick Scott's trade mission to Louisiana this week. Scott said he is attempting to lure businesses away from Louisiana and to Florida. Edwards responded that Scott is just trying to raise ...
Rick Scott heads to Louisiana on another jobs tripTampabay.com

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Hollywood is adding jobs as TV and digital content surges, MPAA ... - Los Angeles Times

January 16, 2018 - 2:27pm

Los Angeles Times

Hollywood is adding jobs as TV and digital content surges, MPAA ...
Los Angeles Times
The Motion Picture Assn. of America said the number of businesses that make up the film and television industry reached 93000 in 2016, with the vast majority being small businesses that employ fewer than ten individuals.
Total Jobs Supported by TV and Film Industries Increase, MPAA SaysHollywood Reporter

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Killing NAFTA would cost 300000 American jobs, analysis says - CNNMoney

January 16, 2018 - 12:57pm

CNNMoney

Killing NAFTA would cost 300000 American jobs, analysis says
CNNMoney
It would cost the United States 300,000 jobs, cut economic growth, hurt stocks and cause prices for consumer goods to rise, according to an analysis. Oxford Economics, a global consulting firm associated with the English university, published the ...

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Hess, Targeted by Elliott, Will Cut 300 Jobs to Trim Costs - Bloomberg

January 16, 2018 - 12:54pm

Bloomberg

Hess, Targeted by Elliott, Will Cut 300 Jobs to Trim Costs
Bloomberg
Hess Corp., the oil producer targeted by hedge fund Elliott Management Corp., plans to shed about 300 jobs in 2018 as it seeks to cut costs by $150 million a year. The layoffs, which are part of a cost-reduction program announced in October, will ...
Hess Corp. to cut 300 jobsChron.com

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Hundreds come for an Amazon job. Dozens learn they aren't what Fresno warehouse needs now - Fresno Bee

January 16, 2018 - 12:19pm

Fresno Bee

Hundreds come for an Amazon job. Dozens learn they aren't what Fresno warehouse needs now
Fresno Bee
A three-day job fair in downtown Fresno began early Tuesday, marking the kickoff for people hoping to find work at Amazon's huge order-processing center under construction at the city's south edge. Hundreds of hopeful job-seekers showed up at the ...

Walmart to cut jobs at headquarters - Axios

January 16, 2018 - 11:55am

Axios

Walmart to cut jobs at headquarters
Axios
Walmart is planning to cut more than 1,000 jobs, mostly at its headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas, the Wall Street Journal reports, citing unidentified people familiar with the matter. Walmart last week said it will close 63 Sam's Club stores and ...

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Walmart to cut jobs at headquarters - Axios

January 16, 2018 - 11:55am

Axios

Walmart to cut jobs at headquarters
Axios
Walmart is planning to cut more than 1,000 jobs, mostly at its headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas, the Wall Street Journal reports, citing unidentified people familiar with the matter. Walmart last week said it will close 63 Sam's Club stores and ...

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Casey's creating 101 new jobs at Ankeny headquarters - DesMoinesRegister.com

January 16, 2018 - 10:12am

DesMoinesRegister.com

Casey's creating 101 new jobs at Ankeny headquarters
DesMoinesRegister.com
Casey's General Stores Inc. will create 101 new jobs in the next three years at its Ankeny headquarters with salaries ranging between $45,000 to over $100,000, according to a development agreement between Casey's and the city of Ankeny. The company is ...

Walmart reportedly cutting more than 1000 jobs - Dayton Daily News

January 16, 2018 - 10:11am

Dayton Daily News

Walmart reportedly cutting more than 1000 jobs
Dayton Daily News
The Wall Street Journal reported the retailer is cutting jobs at its headquarters, which comes as Walmart announced its store workers will receive raises and bonuses. Walmart employs more than 1.5 million people in the U.S., plans to cut more than 1 ...

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How a refugee created 3500 jobs in Britain - CNNMoney

January 16, 2018 - 9:25am

CNNMoney

How a refugee created 3500 jobs in Britain
CNNMoney
Born in Uganda when the British Empire was in its heyday, he was forced to flee his home country for a new life in Britain in 1972. Then he went to work. Ahluwalia was 19 when he bought a struggling auto parts business in London. He sold the company ...

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Michigan counties ranked by manufacturing jobs - MLive.com

January 16, 2018 - 9:03am

MLive.com

Michigan counties ranked by manufacturing jobs
MLive.com
This post ranks Michigan's 83 counties by the number by the number of residents employed in manufacturing based on the U.S. Census Bureau's five-year average for 2012-16. This post uses the Census data to allow comparisons back to 1970. Before getting ...

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Google Offers Online Course in Jobs Push Amid Concerns About AI - Bloomberg

January 16, 2018 - 8:42am

Bloomberg

Google Offers Online Course in Jobs Push Amid Concerns About AI
Bloomberg
Alphabet Inc.'s Google is launching a new online education program to certify people for work in information technology support, part of the internet giant's philanthropic push around job training. Google has poured billions into artificial ...

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Carillion collapse: Here's a list of the construction jobs that are most at risk - CNBC

January 16, 2018 - 8:31am

CNBC

Carillion collapse: Here's a list of the construction jobs that are most at risk
CNBC
Britain's second-biggest construction firm went into compulsory liquidation Monday, when banks refused to lend it any more money, throwing hundreds of major projects in doubt. Critics have since called for the ensuing crisis to be reviewed. Carillion ...

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Workers Without Degree Hold Most Good Jobs in South Dakota - U.S. News & World Report

January 16, 2018 - 8:30am

Rapid City Journal

Workers Without Degree Hold Most Good Jobs in South Dakota
U.S. News & World Report
A new report from Georgetown University says the majority of good jobs in South Dakota belong to employees who don't have bachelor's degrees. Jan. 16, 2018, at 9:25 a.m.. Workers Without Degree Hold Most Good Jobs in South Dakota. Share. ×. Share on ...
Study: Most good jobs in SD go to those without bachelor's degreesRapid City Journal

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Study: Most good jobs in SD go to those without bachelor's degrees - Rapid City Journal

January 16, 2018 - 7:04am

Rapid City Journal

Study: Most good jobs in SD go to those without bachelor's degrees
Rapid City Journal
The majority of the good jobs in South Dakota belong to people without bachelor's degrees, according to researchers at Georgetown University. The data is in a report titled “Good Jobs That Pay without a BA,” published recently by Georgetown's Center on ...
Workers without degree hold most good jobs in South DakotaSeattle Times

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?Tech jobs: Why the enterprise architect is your new secret weapon - ZDNet

January 16, 2018 - 6:30am

ZDNet

?Tech jobs: Why the enterprise architect is your new secret weapon
ZDNet
Video: Top IT jobs and hiring trends for 2018. special feature. Tech Budgets 2018: A CXO's Guide. Our research shows where organizations are spending their IT budgets in 2018 and what their top priorities are. We also offer practical advice on how to ...

Paying tipped workers better wouldn't lead to fewer restaurant jobs - Washington Post

January 16, 2018 - 5:08am

Washington Post

Paying tipped workers better wouldn't lead to fewer restaurant jobs
Washington Post
Under federal law, there are two classes of workers: those who make tips and those who do not, with different rules for each. Since 2009, the federal minimum wage for regular workers has been $7.25 an hour. For tipped workers, it's been far lower for ...

Jobs market: Labor shortage means longer hours but more cash for workers - USA TODAY

January 16, 2018 - 5:00am

USA TODAY

Jobs market: Labor shortage means longer hours but more cash for workers
USA TODAY
In an ever-tightening labor market, many employers are following a simple credo: If you can't find enough workers, give the ones you have more work. While worker shortages are frustrating businesses, they've quietly provided a financial boon to many ...

Green jobs are still (mostly) promising - GreenBiz

January 16, 2018 - 4:17am

GreenBiz

Green jobs are still (mostly) promising
GreenBiz
Not what you had in mind for the 21st century workforce? Image of coal miners working published 1867 in Le Tour Du Monde. For a few exciting years, the green-jobs momentum felt unstoppable. Companies were adopting large-scale energy-efficiency measures ...

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