| Jan 14, 2015
| 10:00 PM
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...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 5:12 PM
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...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 11:52 AM
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....
| Dec 31, 2014
| 11:21 AM
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.
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| Dec 31, 2014
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 8:16 AM
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...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 2:30 AM
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...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 6:17 AM
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...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 10:43 AM
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...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 5:49 AM
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...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 11:15 AM
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...