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Maryland bleeds jobs in July, District and Virginia revert to slow growth

Last month, it appeared the Washington-area labor market was finally on the verge of a turnaround, with employers cranking up hiring after an anemic start to the year. New data released Monday has largely dashed those hopes. Unemployment levels in … Continue reading

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Best-paying jobs for high school graduates

While many have stressed a college degree as the path to a fulfilling career, there are many well-paying jobs available right out of high school. Some require long-term hands on training, other jobs can be started immediately. An analysis from … Continue reading

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North Dakota leads country on jobs growth: Labor Department

North Dakota, with its bustling energy industry, is leading the nation’s job growth. Employment there rose 4.4% over the year through July, according to government data released Monday. It’s worth noting that North Dakota has one of the nation’s smallest … Continue reading

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Texas returns as the top US job creator in July

Texas is back on top when it comes to U.S. job creation. With 46,600 jobs added in July, the state ranked No. 1 nationwide in job growth, according to state-by-state data released Monday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. … Continue reading

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Jobs Should Be About Completing Tasks Not Social Justice

In the U.S. labor market today a battle is being waged over the purpose of a job. One might think the point of a job is that the employer needs tasks completed and is willing to pay someone to perform … Continue reading

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Teen jobs fall short of Boston’s target

Thousands of teens have found jobs this summer, but thousands more remain unemployed and looking for work despite the efforts of state and local political leaders and millions of dollars in public funding. Mayor Martin J. Walsh has asked the … Continue reading

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Colorado adds 5500 jobs; unemployment falls to 5.3%

MIAMI, FL – MAY 02: People looking for work stand in line to apply for a job during a job fair at the Miami Dolphins Sun Life stadium on May 2, 2013 in Miami, Florida. If voters approve a hotel … Continue reading

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Biggest monthly surge in financial jobs in 15 years fuels Wisconsin’s …

Here are explanations of the industry sectors included: Total Nonfarm Sum of 11 industry sectors. Jobs in the farming industry can fluctuate and therefore are excluded. Total Private All nonfarm jobs except those in government. Mining and Logging Jobs in … Continue reading

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Majors That Can Lead to the Highest-Paying Jobs

College students: choose wisely during this back-to-school season. A list of highest-earning U.S. jobs by their average salaries was released this month, topped by many jobs in the science and medical fields. How do you get those jobs? Most of … Continue reading

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Teen jobs fall short of city’s target

Thousands of teens have found jobs this summer, but thousands more remain unemployed and looking for work despite the efforts of state and local political leaders and millions of dollars in public funding. Mayor Martin J. Walsh has asked the … Continue reading

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