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Quicker economic growth not improving jobs outlook – The News

Peter Morici(Photo: Special to The News-Press) The Labor Department reported the economy added 215,000 jobs in July. That’s well below the 260,000 monthly additions posted in 2014, and new employment opportunities and wage gains will continue depressed for the balance … Continue reading

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Local Jobs: Circle K, Campus Colors, Empire Marketing Group

Here are a dozen jobs pulled from the Patch Chicago Jobs Board. Click through to read about the position and apply. You’ll find more jobs through our Jobs Board search tool. Content Manager and Editor, Think Glink Media, Glencoe Care … Continue reading

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Bankrupt grocery-store chain sells stores to save jobs

Tens of thousands of local supermarket workers as well as millions of shoppers may not be very thankful this holiday season as a result of the AP bankruptcy. With roughly 20,000 jobs on the line at AP, Pathmark, Food Emporium … Continue reading

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Program participants find jobs, gain experience

The relatively new bachelor of applied arts and sciences degree (BAAS) at University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County has its first success stories. The program, which has been in place for two years, allows those who have earned associate degrees, including an … Continue reading

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These are the best jobs for millennials

Shutterstock.com Returning to or starting college can be a wonderful time for many students, full of opportunities to make new friends or reunite with old ones — and to finally be free of childhood bedrooms and parents’ watchful eyes. But … Continue reading

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Record numbers of vets are getting federal jobs

The share of federal jobs going to veterans is at its highest level in five years, new data shows, with former service members comprising almost half of full-time hires in the last fiscal year. One in three people in government … Continue reading

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IT employment surges by 70500 jobs, unemployment dips to 3.4 percent: CompTIA

Job growth in IT continues to boom, according to a new survey from non-profit trade association CompTIA. The survey of hiring trends in IT for the first half of 2015, entitled IT Employment Midyear Update, shows the addition of more … Continue reading

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CVS slashes 232 Omnicare jobs

The Enquirer/Kareem ElgazzarOmnicare shareholders on Tuesday approved a $12.7 billion takeover by CVS Health Corp., the biggest U.S. retailer of prescription drugs. The Enquirer/Kareem ElgazzarCVS Health Corp., the biggest U.S. retailer of prescription drugs, said Thursday morning it was buying … Continue reading

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The 25 Most Promising Jobs for Millennials

Ariel Skelley—Getty Images Physician Assistant using a tablet in a hospital Great job growth, high salaries, access for millennials, and plenty of peers. If my group of early twentysomething peers is any indication, there should be a man or woman … Continue reading

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Five Things We Discovered About the New Steve Jobs Movie

When Steve Jobs hits movie theaters on Oct. 9, it will be the second film inspired on the innovator’s life in the space of just two years, on top of two existing biographies, a September documentary by Alex Gibney and … Continue reading

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