- Article by Aly MerrittI've been doing a lot of culture interviews lately.SalesLoft is growing at a crazy rate, but hiring people means participating in a lengthy process that includes everything from phone screenings and email questionnaires to filling out assessments and speaking with candidates in person.Recruitment software company Workable
Trump's Healthcare Plans Could Cost Jobs
Obamacare hasn't been the job killer many feared; 'Trumpcare' has the potential to squash jobs. By Sean Williams On 1/21/17 at 12:00 PM. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. Progress: 0%. Stream TypeLIVE.and more »
Refugees get jobs â€” and a taste of American culture â€” at Berkeley coffee shop - Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times
Refugees get jobs — and a taste of American culture — at Berkeley coffee shop
Los Angeles Times
A social icebreaker was perhaps the first giveaway that 1951 Coffee, a new coffee shop in Berkeley, is not your typical latte stop. “Where are you from?” Nazira Babori, 26, a barista-in-training, asked her coworker, Tedros Abraha. “Eritrea,” Abraha, 31 ...
THE BUZZ EXTRA: Starved Rock Wood Products to add 100 jobs in Mendota
The Times is committed to keeping readers up to date with business happenings in the area. Much of our reporting relies on what we see and hear, but we're also reaching out to readers for tips on business items. If you have a tip to share, please email ...
- Inaugural Speech of President Trump Prioritizes American Jobs, Economy
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's inaugural speech, following his oath of office Friday, focused on policies that would be positive for the oil and energy industries by fueling economic growth, creating jobs and championing American interests.
General Motors' Recent Moves to Bring Back Jobs Aren't a New Trend
If you haven't heard about President Donald Trump's flurry of sensationalist tweets, then congratulations on having found a quiet spot off the grid. The automotive industry has often found itself standing in front of the Trump tweet train, which has ...and more »
- Chicago Tribune
Illinois loses 16700 jobs in December, but finishes 2016 better than it began
Illinois ended 2016 with 28,400 more jobs than it had when the year started, though a big job drop in December didn't help the cause. The state lost 16,700 jobs in December, the most of any month last year, according to preliminary data released Friday ...and more »
- StateScoop (registration)
Washington jobs portal upgrade boosts engagement 80 percent
A new portal is yielding record numbers for the state's employment department and giving case workers more quality time with customers. Colin Wood. By Colin Wood. January 20, 2017 5:30 PM. Bio. Colin Wood Managing Editor. Colin Wood is the managing ...
- Los Angeles Times
California gains 3700 jobs in December, pushing unemployment down to 5.2%
Los Angeles Times
California employers capped off a solid year of job growth in 2016 by adding a net 3,700 jobs during the month of December, the Employment Development Department reported Friday. The unemployment rate was 5.2%, down from 5.3% in November.
Jobs may be down, but unemployment holds steadyAlaska Dispatch News
Florida unemployment flat at 4.9 percent amid a small drop in jobsTampabay.com
- Ohio adds 10K-plus jobs; nears full employment
Dayton Daily News
Ohio's labor market ended last year on a high note as employers statewide added 10,300 jobs in December — the second month in a row of strong job gains after three straight months of job losses, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported ...and more »
From Farms to A Drug Rehab Center, The Founder Stars Reveal Their Surprising First Jobs - PEOPLE.comPEOPLE.com
From Farms to A Drug Rehab Center, The Founder Stars Reveal Their Surprising First Jobs
This article originally appeared on EW.com. First jobs are often devoid of glamor, but Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman and the rest of the cast of The Founder had it surprisingly worse than most. Keaton, Offerman, B.J. Novak, Patrick Wilson and director ...and more »
The Top 10 Jobs Among New Immigrants (And What They Show Us)
Newer immigrants gravitate to science and tech jobs to a greater extent than those that came before, due to their education level and point of origin. (image credit: Shutterstock). If you look at the jobs occupied by immigrants to the U.S. as a whole ...and more »
How Trump's Protectionism Would Destroy Auto Industry Jobs, Not Create Them
Workers in the auto parts production line of the Bosch factory in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, on January 11, 2017.US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose a 35 percent import tariff on companies that ship jobs to Mexico. / AFP / PEDRO PARDO ...and more »
Microsoft to cut 700 jobs - CNBC.com
Microsoft will cut about 700 positions across the company as part of its previously announced plan to slash 2850 jobs by June.
Microsoft reportedly gearing up to cut 700 jobsThe Seattle Times
Microsoft to cut about 700 jobs next week, following through on previously announced layoffsGeekWireall 12 news articles »
Microsoft to cut 700 jobs as part of previously announced layoffs
Microsoft will announce about 700 job cuts around its earnings call next week, as part of its previously announced plan to cut 2,850 jobs by June 2017. The cuts, first reported by Business Insider, will not be concentrated in any particular area, but ...
Microsoft to cut about 700 jobs next week, following through on previously announced layoffsGeekWire
Microsoft reportedly gearing up to cut 700 jobsThe Seattle Times
- Amazon is going to kill more American jobs than China did
Amazon.com has been crowing about its plans to create 100,000 American jobs in the next year, but as with other recent job-creation announcements, that figure is meaningless without context. What Amazon (AMZN) won't tell us is that every job created at ...
- PayScale Career News (blog)
3 Things President Trump Could Do to Create Jobs
PayScale Career News (blog)
Shortly after Donald J. Trump took the oath and become the 45th President of the United States, Whitehouse.gov updated with the new POTUS's policies. Trump ran on a promise to bring jobs back to America, so it's no surprise that Bringing Back Jobs and ...and more »
- The Seattle Times
Microsoft reportedly gearing up to cut 700 jobs
The Seattle Times
The expected layoffs fit an emerging pattern in which the company discloses job cuts near the end of a quarter or around the time of quarterly earnings reports. Share story. Matt Day. By. Matt Day. Seattle Times technology reporter. Microsoft is ...
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Microsoft to cut about 700 jobs next week, following through on previously announced layoffsGeekWireall 14 news articles&nbs
- Los Angeles Times
Fact check: Did jobs decline under Obama?
Los Angeles Times
"Politicians prospered – but the jobs left, and the factories closed," President Trump said Friday during his inaugural address about U.S. job growth under former President Obama. While manufacturing jobs have declined over the past several decades ...
Amazon will help train veterans for tech jobs
Last week, Amazon said it would bring 100,000 full-time jobs to the US by 2018. This week, the online retailer announced a registered apprenticeship program with the US Department of Labor that will offer training to veterans. The initiative follows ...
Amazon is going to train thousands of veterans for jobs in the tech ...Digital Trendsall 8 news articles »
Was Obama a good jobs president?
President Barack Obama gets generally high marks for his record in job creation. (Photo: Evan Vucci, AP). Of the myriad ways to judge a U.S. presidency, one measure emerges as the bottom line for many Americans: jobs. Much like a baseball player's runs ...and more »
Trump vows 25 million jobs, most of any president
President Donald Trump laid out a clear vision for the United States in his inaugural address: "Buy American and hire American." He calls it the "America First" doctrine. It's not just a slogan. The new president promises his plans will create 25 ...
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- Fox Business
Back to Rockin' the Bakken: Jobs Returning to America's Oil Patch ...
With oil prices on the mend and a new president who is no enemy to drilling, energy companies in the U.S. are hiring again.and more »
- Business Insider
Morgan Stanley and Citi have decided which jobs will be moved out of London
LONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - U.S. banks Morgan Stanley and Citigroup have identified many of the roles that will need to be moved from Britain following its exit from the European Union, sources involved in the processes told Reuters. Morgan Stanley ...and more »
- Money Magazine
Nearly All the Big New Job Announcements Have Nothing to Do With Trump
Browse the headlines lately, and it appears as if there's a renaissance of job creation in America. Ford and General Motors recently announced they will add or keep 700 and 7,000 U.S. jobs, respectively, thanks to new investments within our borders ...
Amazon and Walmart are hiring, but how good are these jobs?CBS Newsall 15 news articles »
- Singularity Hub
Robots May Steal Our Jobs, but Not as Quickly as We Thought
Fear of job loss to automation is growing, with each announcement of exciting technological progress generating a backlash from those who could end up unemployed because of it. Amazon Go is eliminating the need for cashiers. Self-driving vehicles won't ...
Texas jobs rose in December
Texas employment rose in December, according to the Texas Workforce Commission on Friday morning, but the number of San Antonio employed workers fell, hiking the jobless rate. Texas' total employment rose by 800 workers last month, keeping the ...
Texas adds 210200 jobs in 2016, but 'gains are slowing'Houston Business Journalall 19 news articles »
- Fox News
These are the 10 most stressful jobs of 2017
For some, the simple act of clocking in every morning is stressful. But some workers face more inherent stress than others—they're in jobs that require frequent deadlines or have the potential for injury and even public scrutiny. Each year, CareerCast ...
- Welcome to Top 10, Recruiter.com's weekly rundown of the best of the best in recruiting! Every Friday, we release a list of some of our favorite people, things, and ideas dominating the industry. From awesome tech tools and cool companies to great books and powerful trends, no stone in the recruiting space will be left unturned.This Week: Top 10 Most Overrated Interview QuestionsThe job interview is ...
- USA TODAY
Was Obama a good jobs president? - USA Today
Much like a baseball player's runs batted in or a company's earnings, the number of jobs created during a president's tenure is the vital statistic etched in ...and more »
- USA TODAY
Was Obama a good jobs president?
Much like a baseball player's runs batted in or a company's earnings, the number of jobs created during a president's tenure is the vital statistic etched in memory decades later. Bill Clinton? 23 million. Ronald Reagan? 16 million. By that barometer ...and more »
- Engaging with recruiters can be a great way to optimize your job search. However, you may be inadvertently turning recruiters off with your behavior.Here are five candidate behaviors recruiters hate:1. Not Reading the Job AdvertisementGranted, agency job ads range from gloriously descriptive to plain and generic, but all will include basic details like whether the job is temporary or permanent, salary range, location, and ...
- The beginning of a new year means a fresh start. If you're thinking about a career change or a new job, January is the best possible time to begin the process. Hiring budgets have just been renewed for the year, and new positions are popping up everywhere. Take advantage of this time of year by making the most of your January job search.Before you get started, check out this list ...
- More than 1,000 "bias-related incidents" have occurred in the United States since the presidential election, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, a nonprofit hate crime watchdog. While reports have begun to slow down a little, the sheer number of incidents – in which victims are targeted based on criteria such as race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability – still remains above pre-election levels.Many in the business ...
- Communicating with clients is a critical work task – as is regularly interacting with your fellow employees.
Contrary to widely accepted belief, neither is more important than the other. Yes, loyal, long-term clients are the ones technically keeping your place of business afloat, but it's a strong, unified team that keeps things running properly. You'd be wise to keep it this way.If ...
- The Atlantic
Do Regulations Really Kill Jobs?
It was in the early days of Ronald Reagan's campaign for president that America first started frequently hearing the term “job-killing regulations” in response to an increasing number of environmental laws. Reagan criticized the Carter administration ...
- Fast Company
Bet You Didn't See This Coming: 10 Jobs That Will Be Replaced By Robots
From insurance to construction to Hollywood, the specter of automation looms for some surprising jobs. Bet You Didn't See This Coming: 10 Jobs That Will Be Replaced By. [Photo: photoclicks/iStock] ...
- If you decide it's time to change your career path or find yourself unemployed, it's easy to be overwhelmed by the job search. Your new part-time job becomes figuring out what job boards are relevant, reading job descriptions, and filling out applications that seem to only grow in length.The idea is to apply to as many jobs as possible and see what sticks, right?May I suggest a new approach? ...
- Many studies cover the benefits of employee recognition and how the receivers of such recognition are affected. We know it is important for companies to recognize their employees, and we also know that employees perform better when they receive regular rewards and recognition for their efforts.But that leaves the people doing the recognizing to wonder, "Hey – what about me?"As it turns out, the benefits of recognition don't just ...
- Article by Damian WolfgramIf I had a dollar for every time I heard someone in The Valley say the secret to success is "hiring world-class talent," I'd be able to afford world-class talent!Telling a startup founder to hire world-class talent is like telling a teen from the inner city that the secret to success is getting a world-class education. Sounds great! But now what?It's ...
- Recruiters engage in some of the most career-impacting activities in our society: helping people find fulfilling work that matches their skills and connecting talented people with enterprises that need their skills in order to grow and prosper. When done right, recruiting is a true win-win.When recruiters make this magic happen, it may seem like they have an unrivaled mastery of the complexities of human interaction.This type of understanding doesn't happen over cocktails and golf or e
- Given that 40 percent of U.S. workers are engaged in some form of contingent work, it's safe to say that nontraditional work arrangements have gone mainstream.Chief among these newly embraced nontraditional work arrangements is flexible work. Working from home and flexible schedules were once the coveted privileges of the few, but nowadays even entry-level workers straight out of college ...
- According to research conducted by Oxford University and Deloitte, two of the ten jobs most at risk of being totally automated in the next two decades are "financial accounts manager" and "bookkeeper."In light of this unsettling news, graduate jobs forum WikiJob issued a survey asking ...
- Have you ever thought that you might have picked the wrong career path? If so, you're not alone. Ask a friend how they ended up in their career. There's a good chance they just happened to fall into it through a college internship or some network connections.You may have started your own career out in a similar way. But then you were on the path, you learned more, you ...
- IBM's Ginni Rometty Entirely Correct Here - AI Will Create Different Jobs, Not No Jobs
IBM's chief exec, Ginni Rometty, has been talking about the effects that artificial intelligence will have on employment and jobs. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, she's made the entirely correct point that the robots are not ...and more »
- Welcome to Recruiter QA, where we pose employment-related questions to the experts and share their answers! Have a question you'd like to ask? Leave it in the comments, and you might just see it in the next installment of Recruiter QA!Today's Question: What unique and informative details do you include in your
- What does 2017 have in store for the recruiting and hiring fields?No one can say for certain – but that hasn't stopped any of us from trying. Last week, we brought you ten trends we thought everyone should keep an eye on this year. Today, we have three more trends that merit consideration, courtesy of
The 10 Least Stressful Jobs In 2017
Stress plays a big role in our daily lives, and according to careers website CareerCast, some jobs create more anxiety than others. Last week my colleague Karsten Strauss covered the most stressful jobs, and this week I'm writing about the least stressful.and more »
- New York Times
General Motors to Invest $1 Billion in Its US Factories
New York Times
Mary T. Barra, the chief executive of General Motors, at a news conference in Detroit in December. The company said on Tuesday that new investments would add or retain a combination of 1,500 jobs at plants it did not identify. Credit Rachel Woolf/Getty ...
General Motors Jobs Touted by Trump Were in Works for YearsABC News
GM to add 7K U.S. jobs, invest $1B in U.S. plantsThe Detroit News
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- Houston Business Journal
Houston energy co. to cut jobs after move to Energy Corridor
Houston Business Journal
Houston-based Swift Energy Co. plans to move its office to the Energy Corridor this month… more. Kathleen Lavine / Denver Business Journal. Houston-based Swift Energy Co., which emerged from bankruptcy earlier this year, plans to move its office to ...and more »
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