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  • Spring job fair brings hiring employers to Westminster

    If you're looking for a job, Tuesday, April 28, is an opportunity to meet with more than 15 Carroll County employers looking to hire in fields as diverse as hospitality, health care and manufacturing. The Carroll County Business and Employment...
  • Swing for the fences at job fair

    Swing for the fences at job fair
    You might be among the more than 24,000 people the government lists as unemployed in the region. Or you might hold a job but hope to hit a career home run with a prospective new employer. The Morning Call/CareerBuilder Career Fair will return...
  • Fed gives cautious reading on economy, holds main interest rate near zero

    Fed gives cautious reading on economy, holds main interest rate near zero
    The Federal Reserve on Wednesday broadly lowered its assessment of the U.S. economy and labor market, reinforcing the view that the central bank's first interest-rate hike in years will come later than previously thought. The Fed, in its statement after...
  • Text of the Federal Reserve's statement Wednesday

    Below is the statement the Fed released Wednesday after its policy meeting ended: Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in March suggests that economic growth slowed during the winter months, in part reflecting transitory...
  • Lehigh Valley job market stumbled in March

    Lehigh Valley job market stumbled in March
    As far as job growth goes, early 2015 hasn't exactly been gangbusters. March was another case in point. After two months of fair-to-middling job growth, the Lehigh Valley's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate ticked up in March, hitting 5.7 percent....
  • Diane Stafford: Summer jobs should be easier to get in 2015

    Have you noticed all the "now hiring" signs plastering retail windows? This finally may be the breakthrough year when young people who seriously look for summer jobs can land one. The annual summer job outlook by the outplacement firm of Challenger, Gray...
  • Q&A with Florida Gov. Rick Scott on his bid to steal California jobs

    Q&A with Florida Gov. Rick Scott on his bid to steal California jobs
    In his four years as governor of Florida, Republican Rick Scott has spent a good bit of time trying to recruit businesses from other states. Now, he's set his sights on California. On Sunday and Monday, Scott talked up Florida's job growth and education...
  • In visit, Walker discounts idea Wisconsin lagging Minnesota

    Likely GOP presidential candidate Scott Walker hopped across the border Thursday to mingle with Minnesota Republicans and while there discounted suggestions that Wisconsin's economy has performed worse in his time as governor than its Democratic-led...
  • In oil slump, watchful North Dakotans adjust expectations

    WILLISTON, N.D. Snowflakes and tumbleweeds whip past dismantled stacks of steel that used to be hundreds of oil workers' livelihoods. Four massive drilling rigs, idled on the windswept prairie near the North Dakota-Montana line here, wait for oil...
  • How to get a job at the best workplaces

    How to get a job at the best workplaces
    So you want to work for one of South Florida's Top Workplaces. How do you get in? The employers use a variety of tools to recruit employees, including job websites. But many also count on referrals from employees, and more are turning to social media....
  • U.S. jobless aid applications stay low, a sign of few layoffs

    U.S. jobless aid applications stay low, a sign of few layoffs
    The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits was little changed last week, evidence that employers are cutting few jobs. Weekly applications for jobless aid ticked up 1,000 to a seasonally adjusted 295,000, the Labor Department said Thursday....