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  • Community Digest: CLC's Memorial Day service set for May 22

    Community Digest: CLC's Memorial Day service set for May 22
    Community job fair, class, ceremony and more. Grayslake Job Fair and panel: Job seekers are invited to attend the 20th annual JobMarketPlace job fair from 1 to 5 p.m. May 21, sponsored by the College of Lake County Career and Job Placement Center, in...
  • 'Data scientist' is fastest growing Chicago job search

     'Data scientist' is fastest growing Chicago job search
    As the unemployment rate falls, the labor market tightens and employers find themselves in a war for talent among increasingly choosy employees, just what kind of jobs are people seeking? In Chicago, searches for "data scientist" positions grew...
  • Mortgage rates rise again; 30-year loan averages 3.85%, Freddie Mac says

    Mortgage rates rise again; 30-year loan averages 3.85%, Freddie Mac says
    Interest rates on fixed-rate mortgages have moved higher three weeks in a row, with Freddie Mac’s latest survey showing lenders offering well-qualified borrowers conventional 30-year loans at an average of 3.85%, up from 3.8% last week. The...
  • Bank contest will award $1 million in career-coaching services

     Bank contest will award $1 million in career-coaching services
    A tweet could lead to a sweet job for some recent college graduates. Launched this week by Fifth Third Bank, a Twitter contest is offering $1 million worth of career coaching services aimed at helping young job-seekers build their own brand and land...
  • Family finances: How to get a job in today's market

    A robust job market means more opportunities for graduating college students, the unemployed and workers with a seven-year itch. But the days of submitting a resume and sitting for an interview are long gone. Many companies are taking new steps to find...
  • US job openings fall, hiring rises in mostly positive report

    The number of available jobs in the U.S. fell in March, though companies filled more of their open positions in a sign they are still confident enough to hire. The Labor Department said Tuesday that job postings dropped 2.9 percent to just under a...
  • Job openings fall, hiring rises in mixed report

    Job openings fall, hiring rises in mixed report
    The number of available jobs in the U.S. fell in March, though companies filled more of their open positions in a sign they are still confident enough to hire. The Labor Department said Tuesday that job postings fell 2.9 percent to just under a...
  • Survey: Hiring by US businesses slows sharply in April

    U.S. companies hired in April at the slowest pace in nearly a year and a half, a private survey found, as the strong dollar dragged down overseas sales and energy companies cut back on spending in the face of lower oil prices. Payroll processor ADP...
  • Business allies cool to Garcetti's minimum wage plan

    Business allies cool to Garcetti's minimum wage plan
    Atwater Village businessman Luis Lopez used to be a big fan of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. Lopez, who owns an auto repair shop on Fletcher Drive, gave $100 to Garcetti's 2013 campaign for mayor. He spread the word about Garcetti's candidacy on...
  • 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...