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  • Village Board Briefs: Police plan egg hunt, job fair comes to town

    The following items were discussed and/or action was taken at the Village of Lincolnwood board of Trustees meeting on March 17. Auditing services contract renewed Warrenville-based auditing firm Lauterbach and Amen, LLP, was re-contracted as the...
  • App opens gateway to employment in Baltimore

    App opens gateway to employment in Baltimore
    A new door to employment in Baltimore is opening wider. The gateway is the latest variation in finding and applying for jobs online. Called Apploi, it's an application for computers, smartphones and tablets that allows users to fill out an application...
  • Michael A. MacDowell: Washington politics a reason for slow wage growth for workers

    Michael A. MacDowell: Washington politics a reason for slow wage growth for workers
    Our national economy added 295,000 jobs in February, outpacing expectations by nearly 40,000 jobs. These gains dropped the unemployment rate to 5.5 percent, a significant decline from the 8.5 percent we experienced just two years ago. News of this rapid...
  • Jobless rates drop in Glendale, Burbank

    Unemployment rates in Glendale and Burbank declined last month with educational and health services as well as motion picture and sound recording driving most of the job gains across Los Angeles County, according to the latest labor report. The jobless...
  • California added 29,400 jobs in February; jobless rate falls to 6.7%

    California added 29,400 jobs in February; jobless rate falls to 6.7%
    California's labor market continued to gain strength in February as employers in the state added 29,400 workers. The unemployment rate slipped to 6.7% — its lowest level in nearly seven years — down from 8% in February of last year,...
  • Youth job fair held in Naperville grows

    Dozens of local employers, from Monarch Landing to That Pickle Guy, will be on hand for the KidsMatter Annual Student Job Fair, scheduled from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdayin the Residence Hall/Recreation Center on the south end of the North Central College...
  • Thousands Flock To Job Fair At Foxwoods' New Outlet Mall

    Thousands Flock To Job Fair At Foxwoods' New Outlet Mall
    MASHANTUCKET — Hundreds poured into the Premier Ballroom at Foxwoods Resort Casino Thursday to apply for jobs at one of the 80 stores that will be part of the Tanger outlet mall. The mall opens May 21 and the stores need about 900 workers,...
  • Abell Foundation says community colleges must focus training on Baltimore's emerging jobs

    Abell Foundation says community colleges must focus training on Baltimore's emerging jobs
    Workforce analysts say more good-paying jobs are coming to the Baltimore region in health care, information technology, transportation and bioscience. Yet area community colleges are not doing enough to Baltimore residents for those jobs, according to a...
  • Weekly jobless claims stay below 300,000, showing strong labor market

    Weekly jobless claims stay below 300,000, showing strong labor market
    Initial jobless claims remained steady last week at just under 300,000, indicating a strong labor market after a late February increase raised concerns that conditions were weakening. About 291,000 people applied for first-time unemployment benefits...
  • Forty employers at job fair Wednesday

    Forty employers at job fair Wednesday
    About 2,000 jobs with 40 employers are available at the Job News Corp. job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the BB&T Center, One Panther Parkway, Sunrise. Positions include those at airport, hotels, government, health care, law enforcement,...
  • IU Northwest to host career workshop, fair job

    Indiana University Northwest's Offices of Alumni Relations and Career Services are teaming up to bring students and recent graduates a wealth of professional career advice as well as a job fair to hone their interview skills and secure an opportunity....