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  • Best jobs in America? Physician assistants and software engineers

    Best jobs in America? Physician assistants and software engineers
    The best gig in the country is a physician assistant, according to job search website Glassdoor. The Mill Valley, Calif.-based company released a list of its 25 best jobs in America on Wednesday, laying out the country's most attractive jobs based on...
  • Maryland gained estimated 11,000 jobs in December

    Last month, Maryland saw its strongest hiring since 2010, a sign the state's long lackluster labor market may be starting to rev into motion. Employers added an estimated 11,000 jobs in December, driving the state's unemployment rate down a tenth of a...
  • Hundreds show up to hear about Amazon jobs

    Hundreds show up to hear about Amazon jobs
    Brandon Johnson is looking for work, but for a moment Tuesday morning he was working the door at the Eastside One-Stop Career Center, waving people in from the cold, lending a hand in the crush that showed up to learn about jobs at the new Amazon...
  • Private-sector job growth cooled to 213,000 in January, ADP says

    Private-sector job growth cooled to 213,000 in January, ADP says
    Private-sector hiring cooled last month, with employers adding a still-solid 213,000 net new jobs, payroll firm Automatic Data Processing Inc. said Wednesday. The figure, a closely watched indicator of the labor market, was down from an upwardly revised...
  • Chicago area's economic recovery lags other urban areas, study finds

    Chicago area's economic recovery lags other urban areas, study finds
    Metro Chicago's economic recovery is weaker than in most major urban areas worldwide, held back by slow employment growth, according to a Brookings Institution report. Assessing annual growth in GDP per person and in employment levels from 2013 to 2014,...
  • Unemployment continues to fall in Broward, Palm Beach counties

    Unemployment continues to fall in Broward, Palm Beach counties
    Unemployment continued to fall in December, capping a year of rising jobs in South Florida, according to data released Friday. Palm Beach County's unemployment was 4.8 percent in December compared with 6 percent a year ago. December's rate was the...
  • US job openings increase to fresh 14-year high; job quits, hiring also climb

    The number of available jobs posted by U.S. employers rose in December to the highest level in 14 years, a sign recent strong job gains will likely continue. Employers also filled more jobs and more employees quit, two additional signs of an improving...
  • Fast-growing careers don't usually lead to homeownership, data show

    Fast-growing careers don't usually lead to homeownership, data show
    Here's a strong dose of reality on why millennials might not be the housing market's prayer in the near future: The fastest-growing careers aren't necessarily those with traditionally high homeownership rates. Economists at Freddie Mac paired the...
  • AP-GfK Poll finds Obama approval and Americans' views of the economy improving

    Americans' views of President Barack Obama have improved slightly in the past two months, and opinions are more positive about the direction of the country and the health of the economy, an Associated Press-GfK poll finds. A slim majority now approves of...
  • U.S. job openings rise to 14-year high; job quits, hiring up

    U.S. job openings rise to 14-year high; job quits, hiring up
    The number of available jobs posted by U.S. employers rose in December to the highest level in 14 years, a sign recent strong job gains will likely continue. The Labor Department says job openings rose 3.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted 5 million,...
  • American Express to cut more than 4,000 jobs

    American Express Co. said it will cut more than 4,000 jobs this year as it curtails expenses. AmEx also said Wednesday that it took a $206-million charge in the fourth quarter to "improve operating efficiencies. The lender, led by Chief Executive...