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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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Air Force close to decisions on standards for elite combat jobs, female …

U.S. airmen from the 17th Special Tactics Squadron out of Fort Benning, Ga., control airspace operations during Exercise Jaded Thunder on Oct. 29, 2014, in Salina, Kansas. (Photo by Senior Airman James Richardson/ Air Force) The Air Force is close … Continue reading

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Record numbers of veterans are getting jobs in the government — but a lot of …

David Reinhard, right, who works for the office of broadcast at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development sits next to Matt Frazer inside the broadcast studio at HUD in Southwest Washington. Reinhard is a former Marine who now … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why Immigrants Do Not Take Natives’ Jobs

“Do migrants take the jobs of natives?” That is the perpetual question that all countries (politicians and natives) ask. Fortunately, migration economics has an answer based on research and international evidence. In my World of Labor article “Do migrants take … Continue reading

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