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  • Stocks, bonds drop sharply as strong jobs report raises prospect for a rate hike

    Stocks, bonds drop sharply as strong jobs report raises prospect for a rate hike
    A strong jobs report shook up the financial markets Friday. U.S. employers added 295,000 jobs last month, the government said. That was more than economists were expecting and, combined with a drop in the unemployment rate, raised the likelihood of...
  • Ag grads are finding a bumper crop of job opportunities

    MINNEAPOLIS Adam Donkers and many of his friends at the University of Minnesota don't need to worry about jobs after graduating. They're majoring in agricultural sciences or agricultural business, and large and small companies are eager to hire them....
  • Initial jobless claims unexpectedly jump to nine-month high

    Initial jobless claims unexpectedly jump to nine-month high
    Initial jobless claims unexpectedly jumped to a nine-month high last week, an indication that severe winter weather could be putting a temporary freeze on the labor market's recovery. About 320,000 people filed for first-time unemployment benefits...
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid inch up to a 10-month high

    Applications for U.S. jobless aid inch up to a 10-month high
    The number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level since May, though the pace of applications remains at a level consistent with steady hiring. Weekly applications rose 7,000 to a seasonally adjusted 320,000, the...
  • Sentinel to host career fair at Holiday Inn and Suites on March 10

     Sentinel to host career fair at Holiday Inn and Suites on March 10
    The Orlando Sentinel will host a career fair at Holiday Inn and Suites near Universal Studios on March 10. Job applicants can meet recruiters from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The deadline for companies to register for a booth is March 4. Catalyst Career Group...
  • A complication for the Fed: Rate cuts by other central banks

    The world's central banks are injecting a new complication into the Federal Reserve's decision on when to raise interest rates from record lows: They're cutting their own rates. Last weekend, China's central bank slashed key rates for a second time in...
  • Private sector added 212,000 jobs last month, down from January, ADP says

    Private sector added 212,000 jobs last month, down from January, ADP says
    Private-sector job growth dropped last month but U.S. companies still posted a solid 212,000 net new jobs, payroll firm Automatic Data Processing said Wednesday. The figure was down from January's upwardly revised total of 250,000, and it was a bit...
  • Survey: U.S. businesses add 212K jobs in February

    Survey: U.S. businesses add 212K jobs in February
    U.S. businesses added more than 200,000 jobs in February for the 13th straight month, a private survey found. It was the latest sign that strong hiring should boost the economy this year. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that companies added 212,...
  • New service matches college students with local jobs

    New service matches college students with local jobs
    An entrepreneurs group is starting a free online program to help new companies find and hire South Florida college students for part- and full-time work as well as paid interns. The South Florida chapter of the Entrepreneurs' Organization is...
  • Diane Stafford: Are you willing to relocate for work? More people are

    Nearly 1 in 7 job-hunting managers and executives moved to a different location in the last half of 2014, the highest relocation rate since 2009. That analysis, from the outplacement firm of Challenger, Gray & Christmas, hints as to why the job market...
  • Big turnout of job-seekers, employers at Triton College job fair

    Big turnout of job-seekers, employers at Triton College job fair
    Turnout was tremendous on both sides of the table at Triton College's Hospitality Job Fair last week. About 50 companies in the hospitality industry, including hotels, restaurants and shops, showed up on the second floor of the college's student...