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  • Top 10 for Teens: Finding a Summer Job

    Top 10 for Teens: Finding a Summer Job
        - Look everywhere; talk to everyone – Job seeking is serious, time-consuming work. Spread the message via word-of-mouth and social media that you are looking for a job - to family, teachers, friends, counselors and parents’ friends....
  • Loss of high-skilled immigrants hurts job growth, wages for US workers

    Deepthi Valli is weighing choices she'd rather not have to make: Return to India or enroll in graduate school. It doesn't appear she can keep working at Cerner Corp. Valli, 26, is one of thousands of highly skilled foreign-born employees whose U.S....
  • What made Rosie the Riveter strong: A voice at work

    Federal contract workers in low-wage service jobs have been calling attention to the need for better wages and working conditions. These workers, who serve meals to tourists at the Smithsonian Museums and clean offices in the Pentagon, have added their...
  • Schools grapple with substitute teacher shortage

    During the middle of a weekday last month, more than 100 Allen High School students were ushered into the gymnasium. There was no assembly that day or school pep rally. And this definitely wasn't a game of dodge ball. Many of the students were...
  • California set for more exports, strong manufacturing, Beacon finds

    The outlook for growth in California is optimistic, according to a Beacon Economics report predicting expansion in manufacturing and exports and a job market recovery driven by more than low-wage work. The report, conducted for City National Bank, notes...
  • Shocker: Are job postings really coming to an end?

    Dear Joyce: My 22-year-old nephew told me that job postings are biting the dust -- going dead as a dodo bird. How can that be true? How can people find jobs? -- A.T. Online shoe retailer Zappos has recently declared the end to job postings -- the...
  • Retail sales up slightly in May

    Retail sales in May fell short of estimates but still pointed to an economy making slow progress. Sales rose a modest 0.3% last month from April, according to the Commerce Department. That was only half of the 0.6% gain that economists projected....
  • UCLA Anderson Forecast predicts 'normal' California housing market

    UCLA Anderson Forecast predicts 'normal' California housing market
    Despite a housing market that appears to be slowing down, construction jobs should continue to help drive job growth in Southern California over the next few years, according to a new report. In a paper produced as part of the quarterly UCLA Anderson...
  • California job growth beats rest of U.S., UCLA Anderson Forecast says

    California job growth beats rest of U.S., UCLA Anderson Forecast says
    Job growth in much of California has outpaced the national average over the last year, signaling a continued economic rebound for the state in the coming years, according to the quarterly UCLA Anderson Forecast released Thursday. Economists with UCLA&...
  • Jobless claims rise modestly but remain low

    Jobless claims rise modestly but remain low
    Jobless claims rose modestly last week but remained low, indicating that the labor market is continuing to grow at a solid pace. The number of people filing for first-time unemployment benefits increased to 317,000 in the week ended Saturday, up from...
  • Ad campaign shines light on long-term unemployed

    Ad campaign shines light on long-term unemployed
    A new ad campaign is highlighting the plight of the long term unemployed in the Chicago area.  “Faces of the unemployed” launched earlier this month aims to eliminate the stigma for job seekers who’ve been unemployed for more than 27...