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  • Pennsylvania job growth continues to reach record levels

    Pennsylvania's job growth continued to set records in May, despite a small increase in the statewide unemployment rate. The state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday that the jobless rate rose to 5.4 percent in May, up one-tenth of a...
  • Mississippi unemployment rate ticks up despite job gains

    With people flooding into Mississippi's labor force, the state's job market couldn't quite keep up in May. Mississippi's unemployment rate crept up to 6.7 percent from 6.6 percent in April, ending five straight months of falling jobless rates. The number...
  • NC jobless rate grows to 5.7 percent in May

    North Carolina's unemployment rate ticked upward two tenths of a percentage point to 5.7 percent in May, even as the state added 10,400 non-farm jobs, according to a report released by the state Department of Commerce on Friday. It was the third straight...
  • Maine's unemployment rate unchanged in May

    Maine's preliminary seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for May was unchanged from the previous month. State labor officials say the unemployment rate was 4.7 percent last month. The rate was down from 5.7 percent a year ago and the number of...
  • Job fair for veterans Thursday

    Job fair for veterans Thursday
    As many as 100 employers are expected to screen job applicants at a community outreach event Thursday sponsored by the Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs at the Gary Ivy Tech campus. All military personnel, active and veterans, and their dependents,...
  • Margaritaville looking to hire hundreds

    Margaritaville looking to hire hundreds
    The new Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort is looking for hundreds of employees. The resort, set to open this summer, will have job fairs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 23 to 25 at Hollywood's Hillcrest Golf and Country Club, 4600 Hillcrest Drive, a...
  • Headhunter James Citrin tells millennials how to land jobs and keep them

    Headhunter James Citrin tells millennials how to land jobs and keep them
    James Citrin is a corporate headhunter at executive search firm Spencer Stuart, where he leads the firm's work in finding chief executive candidates. He recruited Marissa Mayer to Yahoo Inc., for instance. ------------ FOR THE RECORD June 12, 10 a....
  • Fifty employers hiring at Miramar job fair

    Fifty employers hiring at Miramar job fair
    The city of Miramar will have a free career fair from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. June 18 at Miramar Town Center, 2300 Civic Center Place in Miramar. More than 50 employers are scheduled to attend including Carnival Cruise Line, Walmart, Walgreens, Mattress...
  • Number of US job openings jumped to a 15-year high in April

    U.S. employers advertised the most open jobs in April than at any time in the 15 years that the government has tracked the data, a sign that this year's steady hiring will likely continue. The Labor Department said Tuesday that the number of open jobs at...
  • Family finances: Paychecks are getting bigger

    The recent flurry of minimum-wage increases among companies, cities and states is welcome news for many workers. For example, Wal-Mart recently hiked its starting wages to $9 per hour (the federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour). Cities such as Chicago,...
  • Job openings jump to a 15-year high

    U.S. employers advertised the most open jobs in April than at any time in the 15 years that the government has tracked the data, a sign that this year's steady hiring will likely continue. The Labor Department says the number of open jobs at the end of...