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  • Maryland added 16,400 jobs in April

    Maryland added 16,400 jobs in April
    Growth in Maryland's labor market appears to be slowly solidifying, as expansion in a wide range of industries created more jobs in April than in any month in the past five years, driving the state's unemployment rate to its lowest level since 2008....
  • Family finances: How to get a job in today's market

    A robust job market means more opportunities for graduating college students, the unemployed and workers with a seven-year itch. But the days of submitting a resume and sitting for an interview are long gone. Many companies are taking new steps to find...
  • Graduating seniors face better odds in job search

     Graduating seniors face better odds in job search
    It looked like a speed dating event. During a recent job fair at Columbia College Chicago, employers moved from station to station to meet soon-to-graduate seniors who pitched their portfolios and their skills. "I like portraying depth in my artwork,"...
  • Community Digest

    Community Digest
    Thursday at AACC Three significant events are taking palce at Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Parkway in Arnold on Thursday that are free for all to attend. •The spring job fair will be held from noon to 4 p.m. in the college's...
  • Construction, retail businesses hiring at job fair Wednesday

    Construction, retail businesses hiring at job fair Wednesday
    A variety of construction and retail jobs will be available at a job fair Wednesday in Miami Lakes. The job fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Don Shula's Hotel, 6842 Main St. Positions include plumbers, welders, pipe fitters, sheet-metal workers,...
  • How to get a job at the best workplaces

    How to get a job at the best workplaces
    So you want to work for one of South Florida's Top Workplaces. How do you get in? The employers use a variety of tools to recruit employees, including job websites. But many also count on referrals from employees, and more are turning to social media....
  • Couple nearing retirement contend with long unemployment

    Couple nearing retirement contend with long unemployment
    Like many baby boomers looking for steady work, Rafael Martinez has been stuck in his own personal recession. Reverberations from the economic crash wiped out his career as a high-earning salesman. Since then, he has endured long spells of...
  • Pennsylvania shows biggest 1-month jobs gain since 1990s

    Pennsylvania shows biggest 1-month jobs gain since 1990s
    HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania recorded its biggest one-month jobs gain in nearly two decades in April, while its unemployment rate stabilized after rising for three straight months, the state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday. An...
  • California adds 29,500 to payrolls in April; jobless rate falls to 6.3%

    California adds 29,500 to payrolls in April; jobless rate falls to 6.3%
    Even as California employers continued to boost head counts in April, they slightly slowed their pace of hiring, adding 29,500 nonfarm payroll jobs. The number was smaller than the revised 40,500 net new jobs for March, according to the California...
  • New college grads finding best job market in years

    New college grads finding best job market in years
    More of this year's college graduates are winding up in the workforce instead of on their parents' couches. Colleges, employers and recruiters all report that new grads in South Florida are finding the most job opportunities they've had since the...
  • Orlando metro┬ájobless rate drops to 4.9 percent

    Orlando metro jobless rate drops to 4.9 percent
    For the first time since the Great Recession, the Orlando metro area’s jobless rate dropped below five percent to 4.9 percent in April. The Orlando area continued to lead the state for annual number of jobs added during the 12-month period...