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Thu, 02/06/2014 - 05:36
Outlet: Squawk Box - CNBC

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When tech jobs don't last forever

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 04:23
Outlet: Marketplace - Online

...and Christmas keeps a monthly tally of the latter, and there's news just now these layoff announcements surged in January. A combined total of 45,100 jobs will eventually go, including many jobs from the supposedly screamingly-hot world of technol

Mass layoffs by conference call? There's got to be a better way

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 03:01
Outlet: Fortune Management - Online

...manner -- en masse -- as if one employee was no different from the next. There has to be a better way, right? Of course. Firing one person is tough; firing a slew of folks is that many times harder. But the way to execute it properly is obvi

Stock Futures Up, Off Highs; Coke Deal Boosts Green Mountain

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 02:08
Outlet: Investor's Business Daily - Online

...revised 3.6% gain, but better than forecast. Labor costs fell 1.6%, in line with Q3 declines but much more than the 0.7% easing expected by economists. Job cuts planned by U.S. employers surged 50% in January, up from the 13-year low in Decembe

Jobless claims fall to lowest since late November

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 07:25
Outlet: Dallas Morning News - Online

...December cited improvement in the labor market as justification to cut monthly bond purchases to $75 billion starting in January from $85 billion. Retailers were responsible for some of those gains last quarter, according to a report from consu

J.C. Penney closing 33 stores, cutting 2,000 jobs

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 02:05
Outlet: CBSNews.com

...typically re-evaluate their store fleet and make such announcements. But analysts believe that after a tough holiday season in which stores had to discount early and often to get shoppers to buy in a tough economy, the cuts will be deeper th

J.C. Penney to cut 2,000 jobs, close 33 stores

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 22:32
Outlet: MSN Money (US)

...re-evaluate their store fleet and announce job cuts and store closings. But analysts believe that after a tough holiday season where stores had to discount early and often to get shoppers to buy in a tough economy, the cuts will be deeper than nor

CEO turnover for 2013 up slightly from 2012

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 04:50
Outlet: UPI.com

...2013, but the year's total rose slightly over 2012, a private outplacement firm said. In the final quarter of the year, 297 chief executive officers left their jobs, a 14.6 percent drop from the third quarter, when 348 CEOs departed, outplacem

Retail sales up only slightly in December

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 22:04
Outlet: Los Angeles Times - Online

...massive number of workers hired for seasonal positions may soon be back to job hunting. Retailers hired 176,500 employees last month, a 63% surge from the same month a year earlier and the largest December gain since 2005, according to consulti

The Languages We're Learning Now

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 09:00
Outlet: On Point - WBUR-FM - Online

...director of the American Council on The Teaching of Foreign Languages. Michael Geisler, vice president for language schools, schools abroad and graduate schools at Middlebury College. Professor in lingustics and languages and professor of

Stock investors, get ready for big bank earnings

Sun, 01/12/2014 - 06:17
Outlet: MarketWatch

...Butters of FactSet noted. What's also potentially worrisome is that a significant amount of that profit is coming from cost-cutting and financial engineering. Financial companies announced more job cuts last year than any other corporate sector, a

Where the Jobs Are in 2014

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:51
Outlet: Kiplinger.com

...that occupations and industries related to health care will add the most jobs. And it reports that 19 of the 30 occupations projected to grow fastest from 2012 to 2022 typically require some form of post-secondary education. A report by outpla

Number of Americans looking for work at lowest level since 1970s

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:13
Outlet: Guardian.com

...strongest growth of the year. The figure followed several months of good growth and indicated a broad-based recovery in the jobs market. Small businesses, seen as an engine of jobs growth, added 108,000 positions. ADP's report came as outplacem

Beyond DIY: Ways to keep moving costs low

Wed, 12/18/2013 - 08:37
Outlet: Las Vegas Sun - Online

...p.m. It's the time of year when many people are thinking about making big changes, and few can cause more stress than moving. Job-related relocations typically begin picking up in January and peak in the July-September quarter, according to per

5 Austin CEOs depart in November; national numbers dip

Sat, 12/14/2013 - 13:23
Outlet: Austin Business Journal - Online

...Editor- Austin Business Journal Amid a gradual nationwide slowdown in CEO departures, November was one of the busiest months on record for C-suite turnover in Austin. At least five CEOs left their jobs in the Austin area, according to data p

Demand for IT workers intensifies in metro Atlanta

Tue, 12/10/2013 - 21:18
Outlet: Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Online

...cut jobs or weren't sure of their plans. In addition to IT, Manpower said job prospects appear best in construction, manufacturing, transportation and utilities, wholesale and retail trade, financial and health services and leisure and hospital

Retail holiday hiring falls short of record

Mon, 12/09/2013 - 22:00
Outlet: Los Angeles Times

Retailers slammed with preparations for the Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping bonanza last month added 471,000 workers to payrolls -- 4.7% short of the record 494,400 seasonal employees brought on board during November 2012. Last year, holida

Jobs: Boost your career in 2014

Mon, 12/09/2013 - 18:49
Outlet: CNNMoney.com

...market that made it hard to unload homes to move. That's changing. The percentage of managers and execs relocating for new jobs doubled to 14% in the first half of 2013 from a year earlier, owing to real estate's rebound, according to the outplace

Challenger: Holiday retail hiring down from record levels

Mon, 12/09/2013 - 15:51
Outlet: Central New York Business Journal - Online

...471,000 jobs nationally in November, down nearly 5 percent from a year ago, when retailers hired a record 494,400 workers. That's according to an analysis of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' non-seasonally adjusted employment data that the

5 trends beneath the surface in Nov. jobs report

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 01:41
Outlet: MSNBC.com

...many miles of aisles at an Amazon.com Fulfillment Center in Phoenix. Holiday sales jobs are now likelier to be in warehouses and trucks than in retail stores. Amazon alone planned to hire 20,000 more holiday workers this year, according to the per

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