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  • Sales Recruiter

    POSITION: Sales Recruiter DATE: 3/28/11 DEPARTMENT: Human Resources REPORTS TO: Director, HR-Integrated Media ROLE: Using a variety of sourcing methods, find top talent candidates for sales positions throughout Tribune Company. RESPONSIBILITIES...
  • Hire Ground Chat: Preparing Your Resume

    Hire Ground Chat: Preparing Your Resume
    • Resume` examples from Department Of Labor Newsteam: Good morning! Our live chat with Karen Quesnel, a professional resume writer with the Connecticut Department Of Labor, will begin shortly before 9 a.m. Have questions about preparing your...
  • Hire Ground Chat: Looking For A Job

    Hire Ground Chat: Looking For A Job
    Newsteam: Good morning, everybody. Our live chat this morning will be with Ross Primack, a career coach with the Connecticut Department of Labor. Send in your questions for Ross at any time, and we'll begin around 9 a.m. Ross Primack: Good morning...
  • Sterling in box seat as Scottish voters reject independence

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Sterling jumped to a two-week high against the U.S. dollar and two-year peak against the euro on Friday, rallying on relief that Scottish voters rejected independence in a referendum, averting a break-up of the United Kingdom....
  • Bad Jobs Report Adds Fire To Gubernatorial Campaign

     Bad Jobs Report Adds Fire To Gubernatorial Campaign
    The second-to-last jobs report before the election was full of bad news. Cities, towns and casinos cut 4,000 jobs in August, and Connecticut had about 3,600 fewer jobs than it did the month before, according to preliminary estimates issued Thursday by...
  • Illinois unemployment rate falls again

    Illinois unemployment rate falls again
    Illinois' unemployment rate fell to 6.7 percent in August, only a slight decrease from the month before but marking the largest year-over-year decline since 1984. The state's Department of Employment Security  said the rate represents a decline of two-...
  • U.S. jobless claims data point to firming labor market

    U.S. jobless claims data point to firming labor market
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, suggesting that a sharp slowdown in job growth last month was probably an aberration. While other data on Thursday showed some...
  • Construction of new homes falls sharply in August

    Housing starts tumbled in August, led by a falloff in apartment and condo construction, new figures showed. Construction of new homes plunged 14.4% from July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 956,000, the Commerce Department said Thursday. The...
  • U.S. job creation in year through March revised up 7,000

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy likely created 7,000 more jobs in the 12 months through March than previously estimated, the Labor Department said on Thursday. The reading is a preliminary estimate of the department's annual "benchmark"...
  • South Florida incomes keep declining as recovery grinds on, new data show

    South Florida incomes keep declining as recovery grinds on, new data show
    Did you get a raise last year? No? How about the year before that? Or the year before that? Didn't think so. Don't feel lonely. Few of us are seeing our incomes increase, even after five years of recovery from the Great Recession, according to...
  • Fed nears end of stimulus but stays vague on interest rate hike timing

    Federal Reserve policymakers took the next-to-last step in ending their controversial bond-buying stimulus program as the economy continues to heal. But they offered no new hints on how soon the Fed would once again hike interest rates — after...