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  • County unemployment continues downward trend with nearly 10,000 new jobs

    Lake County's unemployment rate continued to fall in 2014, dropping more than 2 percent from what was reported in 2013 and coming in 4.4 percent below what was seen at the height of the recession, according to figures released by the Illinois Department...
  • Connecticut Economy Booming: Best Year Since 1997

    Connecticut Economy Booming: Best Year Since 1997
    Connecticut's economy is roaring, with 4,600 jobs added in November, 4,300 added in October, and more than 25,000 new jobs in the past 12 months, according to a report released Thursday. The last time the state's job base grew by more than 25,000 was in...
  • Lehigh Valley unemployment rate falls to 5.3 percent in November

    The Lehigh Valley employment picture is heading into 2015 in better shape than last year. Seasonally adjusted unemployment dipped a fourth straight month in November for the four-county metro region, according to government data released Tuesday....
  • Job fair to be held at Sands Jan. 13

    If you are among the approximately 23,000 people the government counts as being out of a job, or if you have been away from work for a long time, an upcoming job fair and some pre-fair programs could be your ticket out of unemployment. The Morning Call/...
  • San Francisco's booming job market drives up salaries, home prices

    San Francisco's booming job market drives up salaries, home prices
    In a state whose overall economic growth is outpacing the nation’s, San Francisco’s job market is especially impressive. In the third quarter, nearly a fifth of all jobs added in California were in San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin...
  • California adds 90,100 jobs; unemployment rate drops to 7.2%

    California adds 90,100 jobs; unemployment rate drops to 7.2%
    California employers added more than 90,000 jobs in November, one of state's largest monthly employment gains in more than a decade, according to federal data. The state unemployment rate dropped to 7.2%, down from 7.3% last month. That's still...
  • Cheers! 2015 shifts power to candidate-driven job market

    DEAR JOYCE: Several weeks ago I turned down a job that I've reconsidered and now want. Is it probably too late to recontact the employer and reopen negotiations? -- C.G. Give it a go. The job you rejected may not yet be filled. The news is good for...
  • U.S. adds 252,000 jobs in December; unemployment rate drops to 5.6%

    Ignoring the economic troubles in the rest of the world, the U.S. added another large batch of new jobs in December to conclude its best year of hiring since 1999. The Labor Department said Friday that employers took on 252,000 net new workers last...
  • Magic Leap steps up hiring

    Magic Leap steps up hiring
    Magic Leap, the mysterious entertainment company in Dania Beach, is looking to hire "wizards." The company, which attracted a $542 million investment last year from Google and other investors, has listed nearly 100 jobs on its website under the...
  • Private-sector job growth picked up in December, ADP reports

    Private-sector job growth picked up in December, ADP reports
    Private-sector job growth accelerated in December with U.S. businesses adding 241,000 net new jobs, payroll firm Automatic Data Processing said Wednesday. The figure was an increase from 227,000 in November, which was revised up from an initial estimate...
  • 2015 job market: more opportunities, better offers

    2015 job market: more opportunities, better offers
    South Florida's workers shouldn't quite take the attitude of Johnny Paycheck, who sang "take this job and shove it," in the late-1970s. But workers "are starting to not be as scared. People are looking at new opportunities and growth again, rather...