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Why Steve Jobs' Grand Vision for a Breakthrough Apple Product Remains Unfulfilled – TheStreet.com

Apple (AAPL) co-founder Steve Jobs wanted to remake television. He had a bold vision and though the exact details are fuzzy, over time, they’ve become a source of much speculation. Yet five-and-a-half years after Jobs’ death, Apple still appears to have … Continue reading

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5 best and 5 worst states for jobs – BenefitsPro

Did you know Colorado leads the country for most job opportunities? (Photo: AP) Although the job market hasn’t added all that many jobs of late, that doesn’t mean that people aren’t looking—for all sorts of reasons. With seemingly everyone on … Continue reading

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The White House Exaggerated the Growth of Coal Jobs by About 5000 Percent – The Atlantic

On Sunday’s “Meet the Press,” Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, claimed that the U.S. has created 50,000 jobs in the coal sector since the fourth quarter of 2016. The statistic carries an important message for the … Continue reading

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There are more job openings than EVER right now – CNBC

If the labor market has gotten a little sluggish as of late, it’s certainly not because there aren’t enough jobs out there. In fact, job openings in April swelled to a record high, with the government’s count showing 6 million … Continue reading

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US job openings hit record high; skills mismatch rising – Reuters

By Lucia Mutikani | WASHINGTON U.S. job openings surged to a record high in April and employers appeared to have trouble finding suitable workers, pointing to a tightening labor market that could encourage the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates … Continue reading

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US companies posted record number of open jobs in April – The News Tribune

U.S. employers in April advertised the most open jobs in 16 years, yet hiring fell and fewer people quit work. The figures suggest that businesses are struggling to find qualified employees as the unemployment rate declines. Job openings rose 4.5 … Continue reading

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85 percent of the top science jobs in Trump's government are without a nominee – Washington Post

President Trump speaks about the U.S. role in the Paris climate change accord June 1 at the White House. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP) Presidents invariably encounter key moments where they need to rely on scientific expertise. George W. Bush faced an anthrax … Continue reading

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Solar energy powers millions of green jobs – The Hill (blog)

Energy is the lifeblood of our society. Uninterrupted streams of electrons power the production of the goods we consume, heat and light our homes, fuel our vehicles, power our gadgets and increasingly drive local jobs. We do not have to … Continue reading

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Why Old-Timey Jobs Are Hot Again – Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Gentrification isn’t just taking place in working-class neighborhoods. It’s happening to jobs, too. Walk around parts of Brooklyn, Portland or Pittsburgh, and you’ll find stylish cocktail bars, barbers and the occasional butcher shop staffed by young, college-educated employees. For an … Continue reading

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How some people stay motivated and energized at work—even when they don't love their jobs – Quartz

In 2000, I became the first person in my family to finish college. I soon landed a job at a major management consulting firm. I was working on big-time projects at multinational companies like ExxonMobil and British Petroleum, pulling a … Continue reading

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