| Jun 12, 2014
| 2:30 AM
This summer's job scene for teens is shaping up to be a mixed bag. Retail stores are hiring fewer workers as more shopping moves online. Other traditional employers of teens -- fast-food joints, restaurants and movie theaters, for example -- are also...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:37 AM
As the economy improves, state data show South Florida employers continue to use temporary workers, often hiring them within a few months, local recruiters say.
Staffing agencies say temp workers have been a steadily increasing part of the employment...
| May 10, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Jackie Carter had it all mapped out. She would attend college year-round and graduate early, land a job in criminal justice, start paying off student loans, move into her own apartment and invest in her first smartphone.
But the 22-year-old Towson...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Staffing firms and job specialists are seeing an uptick in California companies hiring, especially in the technology, healthcare and hospitality sectors.
Their on-the-ground perspective is in line with U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:40 PM
California's economy sent out mixed signals in July: The unemployment rate inched up, but employers still added 38,100 jobs, one of the biggest gains for the state since the recession officially ended in February 2010.
The jobless rate ticked up to 8.7%...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 6:22 PM
California's employers added 11,800 jobs in March, a modest increase but one that nevertheless kept momentum going in the job market.
The unemployment rate, meanwhile, held steady at 8.1% from the month-earlier revised figure, the state's Employment...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 3:28 PM
You walk into a job interview prepared to be grilled about your skills and what you can bring to the position. Instead, the interviewer throws a curveball:
"If you were a box of cereal, what would you be?"
That's an actual question Wegmans posed to a...
| Nov 8, 2011
The holidays are coming, and you'd like to bring in a little more income. So how about taking a second job?
Experts say the extra money is not the only factor you should consider.
Prioritize your day job
"You cannot make two things your No. 1 priority,...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 5:24 PM
Maryland lost 2,500 jobs in August, reversing some of the gains made earlier in the summer and pushing the state unemployment rate to 7.3 percent, the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday.
The reductions hit as growth nationwide came to a standstill. But...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 6:36 PM
Hampered by a slowdown in federal spending, Maryland came in dead last in the nation for its pace of job creation over the past year, shedding almost 1 percent of its employment base — nearly 20,000 positions — the U.S. Department of Labor...
| Jul 16, 2011
We've all been there. We're walking around, minding own business and then — ewwww.
Right there, causing our eyes to bleed, is Exhibit A of what not to wear. And we're asking ourselves, "What was she (or he) thinking?"
The vast majority of us...