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State Adds 4900 Jobs In March

The state added 4,900 jobs in March, with restaurants, bars and hotels accounting for 2,200 of that figure and stores adding another 1,700, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday. That’s a strong monthly job-creation number, but restaurants and hotels … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs and Ezra Cornell: Entrepreneurs

More and more MBA students are choosing to major in entrepreneurship, rather than the traditional disciplines of finance and marketing. How has entrepreneurship changed over the past century-and-a-half? Or has it changed? Consider the examples of Steve Jobs and Ezra … Continue reading

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Look beyond unemployment numbers in job market

The latest data on statewide employment came out today, and the numbers look promising. Unemployment fell for the third month in a row, March job growth was strong, and February job growth was higher than previously thought. Raw numbers alone … Continue reading

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Syracuse area lost 1500 jobs over past year – The Post

Syracuse, N.Y. — The Syracuse area lost 1,500 jobs in March, compared with the same month last year, the state Department of Labor said Thursday. The drop consisted of 1,200 private-sector jobs and 300 government jobs. The biggest loss occurred … Continue reading

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Washington Adds 6700 Jobs In March

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state added an estimated 6,700 jobs in March and the unemployment rate is holding steady at 6.3 percent, according to a report released Wednesday by the state Employment Security Department. Officials said that the rate … Continue reading

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The best and worst jobs in America are…

A career website has ranked the best and worst jobs of 2014 using data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The best jobs tend to be math and science, while the worst jobs include fight attendant and newspaper reporter.  … Continue reading

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Jobs outlook for Class of 2014 looks like this…

The survey, released Wednesday, covered multiple industries. Companies included were Ernst Young, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Macy’s, Burlington Stores, Hallmark Cards, Merck, Caterpillar, Duane Reade, The Bank of New York Mellon, Union Pacific Railroad as well as government agencies like the … Continue reading

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Jobs outlook for Class of 2014 looks like this…

The survey, released Wednesday, covered multiple industries. Companies included were Ernst Young, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Macy’s, Burlington Stores, Hallmark Cards, Merck, Caterpillar, Duane Reade, The Bank of New York Mellon, Union Pacific Railroad as well as government agencies like the … Continue reading

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FACT SHEET – American Job Training Investments: Skills and Jobs to Build a …

The White House Office of the Press Secretary American Job Training Investments:Skills and Jobs to Build a Stronger Middle Class To create new opportunities for all hard-working Americans to get ahead, the President has asked the Vice President to lead … Continue reading

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FACT SHEET – American Job Training Investments: Skills and Jobs to Build a …

The White House Office of the Press Secretary American Job Training Investments:Skills and Jobs to Build a Stronger Middle Class To create new opportunities for all hard-working Americans to get ahead, the President has asked the Vice President to lead … Continue reading

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