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  • Palm Beach County job fair Oct. 2 goes mobile

    Palm Beach County job fair Oct. 2 goes mobile
    Students and local job seekers will be able to meet hiring employers at the Job & University Transfer Fair from 1 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2, at the BioScience Technology Complex on Palm Beach State College’s Palm Beach Gardens campus, 3160 PGA...
  • Malloy's Numbers Don't Add Up To Win

    Malloy's Numbers Don't Add Up To Win
    The tyranny of numbers has taken over the race for governor. Wednesday's Quinnipiac University poll of the contest found Republican challenger and former ambassador to Ireland Thomas Foley leading incumbent Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy by six points....
  • Atlantic City's laid-off casino workers pack job fair

    Atlantic City's laid-off casino workers pack job fair
    This is what unemployment looks like in a shrinking casino town. The line stretched from one end of the Atlantic City Convention Center to the other as more than 1,000 job seekers — many recently laid-off casino workers — waited to...
  • For gerontology specialists, helping the elderly live full lives is a joy

    Julie Bach thinks a lot about growing older. But that focus isn't on herself. As an assistant professor of social work at Dominican University in River Forest, Bach trains students in gerontology, the study of aging. Her resume includes stints as a...
  • Drop in U.S. workforce due to aging, not weak economy: Fed paper

    (Reuters) - The drop in U.S. workforce participation since the financial crisis is largely due to the aging of the American population and will not reverse even if labor markets improve, a paper to be presented at a Brookings Institution conference on...
  • U.S. weekly jobless claims rise unexpectedly

    U.S. weekly jobless claims rise unexpectedly
    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but that probably does not signal a material shift in labor market conditions as claims remain near their pre-recession levels. Initial claims for state...
  • Job growth still millions short

    The following editorial appeared in the Orange County Register on Wednesday, Sept. 10: The Labor Department released Tuesday its latest monthly report on job openings and labor turnover, which is know by the acronym JOLTS. It informs us that there...
  • Showbiz, Music Industry Jobs Drop 19% in Two Years

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The U.S. economy has seen a steady erosion of jobs in the motion picture and sound industries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Preliminary statistics from the BLS show that employment in those two industries has...
  • KC Fed labor market activity indicator up in August

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The health of the U.S. labor market improved further in August but its progress slowed a bit, data from the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank showed on Wednesday. The level of the activity indicator increased in August to -0.52 from...
  • Summertime blues: August hiring disappoints

    WASHINGTON Weak August hiring reported by the government Friday was an important reminder that recent economic improvement notwithstanding, the U.S. economy continues to face numerous growth challenges. Mainstream economists had projected hiring in the...
  • Fort Lauderdale metro job market 'healthy,' new survey says

    Fort Lauderdale metro job market 'healthy,' new survey says
    Employers in the Fort-Lauderdale-Miami metro market are expected to hire at an upbeat pace during the fourth quarter of the year, according to a new survey released Tuesday by the Manpower staffing firm. From October to December, 16 percent of the...