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  • Veteran and military job fair in Virginia Beach Thursday

    Disabled American Veterans and RecruitMilitary are hosting a job fair for veterans, transitioning service members and military spouses on Thursday in Virginia Beach. The four-hour fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 14 at the Sandler Center for...
  • US economy rebounding with solid if unspectacular job gains

    Rebounding from a dismal start to the year, the U.S. economy added 223,000 jobs in April, a solid gain that suggested that employers are helping fuel a durable if still subpar recovery. The job growth helped lower the unemployment rate to 5.4 percent...
  • For Class Of 2015, Signs Of Strongest Job Market In Years

    For Class Of 2015, Signs Of Strongest Job Market In Years
    The job market hasn't healed in Connecticut yet, but you wouldn't know it from how recruiters are searching among this year's college seniors. "Our spring career fair, we had twice as many employers as last year. We actually had a waitlist," said Jim...
  • US stocks jump the most since March following hiring gains

    The U.S. stock market had its best day in two months Friday following good news about the job market. The surge was enough to push two of the three major U.S indexes to gains for the week. Investors were encouraged that U.S. employers added 223,000 jobs...
  • To the beach! AAA sees most holiday travelers in 10 years

    With more money in their pockets thanks to lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects more than 37 million Americans to travel for Memorial Day, the most since 2005. AAA said Friday that the number of Americans taking a trip of 50 miles...
  • Graduating seniors face better odds in job search

     Graduating seniors face better odds in job search
    It looked like a speed dating event. During a recent job fair at Columbia College Chicago, employers moved from station to station to meet soon-to-graduate seniors who pitched their portfolios and their skills. "I like portraying depth in my artwork,"...
  • Strong April hiring moves Fed closer to higher interest rates

    WASHINGTON A stronger-than-expected employment report Friday eased concern that the U.S. economy might slip toward recession, yet clouded the waters about when borrowing costs might rise across the U.S. economy. Employers added a solid 223,000 jobs in...
  • With hundreds of openings, employers seek summer job standouts at Sawgrass

    With hundreds of openings, employers seek summer job standouts at Sawgrass
    Young job seekers sporting their best dresses, suits and ties navigated a section of Sawgrass Mills on Thursday with resumes on hand, a little bit of jitters and the hope of landing a job with one of more than 50 retailers offering employment at the mall....
  • A hazy view of US economy emerges ahead of April jobs report

    When the government reports Friday on job growth during April, it could help clarify an increasingly nagging question: Just how strong is the U.S. economy? The picture has grown hazier of late. Employers added only 126,000 jobs in March, ending a...
  • Jobless claims remain low, but planned layoffs jump to three-year high

    Jobless claims remain low, but planned layoffs jump to three-year high
    Initial claims for jobless benefits rose slightly last week from a 15-year low while planned layoffs surged in April to a three-year high, providing mixed signals about the health of the labor market ahead of Friday's jobs report. About 265,000 people...
  • Upcoming business events in the Lehigh Valley

    SATURDAYMAY 9 CAMELBEACH is hosting a job fair to fill up to 500 seasonal positions, 9 a.m. to noon, Big Pocono Family Eatery at Camelbeach Waterpark, 1 Camelback Road, Tannersville. Positions available for ages 14 and up. Info: http://www.camelbeach....