Home » Posts Tagged "Jobs"

Jobs Stories

Biden stresses jobs, job training at National Urban League conference

Looking trim and tenacious at 71, Vice President Joe Biden tore into the jobs issue Thursday, bounding with optimism about America’s positioning for future economic growth. Vice President Joe Biden speaks in downtown Cincinnati on Thursday morning More Under a … Continue reading

Filed under Jobs | Tagged , |

The Bring Jobs Home Act Won’t

The Bring Jobs Home Act is a classic message bill. Its Democratic sponsors have no interest in making it law, they merely see it as a way to boost the party’s Senate candidates in part by forcing Republicans to vote … Continue reading

Filed under Jobs | Tagged , |

The New American Dilemma

There was a distinctive odor of hype about the newest jobs report from the federal government. Most people will have the impression we created 288,000 jobs in June – meaning full-time jobs. Not so. Full-time jobs plunged by over half … Continue reading

Filed under Jobs | Tagged , |

Where The IT Jobs Aren’t: Tech

IT jobs in the tech sector will stall while non-tech industries will drive IT job growth, impacting job geography and skills, says new report. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) IT job creation within the technology sector will stall … Continue reading

Filed under Jobs | Tagged , |

The long-term unemployed might finally be getting jobs

It’s not quite Morning in America, but, at least for the long-term unemployed, it’s no longer the middle of the night. Here’s the good news: in the past six months, unemployment has fallen much faster than expected, from 6.7 to … Continue reading

Filed under Jobs | Tagged , |

Health care jobs lift less-educated workers

Healthcare jobs that require less education, such as nurses’ aides, are growing rapidly. (Bruce A Crippen)(Photo: Bruce A Crippen for USA TODAY) The boom in health care jobs is skewed toward positions requiring less education, providing lower-paid workers a potential … Continue reading

Filed under Jobs | Tagged , |

Total Quality Logistics adding 70 new jobs

Buy Photo Total Quality Logistics is “always in growth-mode,” says Executive Vice President Kerry Byrne, left, with company founder Ken Oaks.(Photo: The Enquirer/Amanda Rossman)Buy Photo Fast-growing Total Quality Logistics is creating 70 non-sales jobs and opening new offices across the … Continue reading

Filed under Jobs | Tagged , |

Graphic: Best And Worst Cities For Jobs 2014

The Florida economy was hammered during the financial crisis as tourism slowed, real estate prices plummeted and jobs disappeared, but the state has crawled back and continues to see heavy net migration into nearly every Sunshine State metro. People are … Continue reading

Filed under Jobs | Tagged , |

Naples, Austin Head List Of Best Cities For Job Growth

Best Cities for Future Job Growth 2014 Florida’s economy experienced a tremendous surge during the first half of the 2000s when home prices jumped 120% between 2000 and 2006. The gains fueled more construction and speculative buying, while the unemployment … Continue reading

Filed under Jobs | Tagged , |

Sealed Air Corp. moving headquarters to Charlotte, bringing nearly 1300 jobs

Sealed Air Corp., a Fortune 500 company known for making Bubble Wrap, announced Wednesday that it will move its headquarters to Charlotte, bringing 1,262 jobs. The move marks the largest corporate headquarters relocation in Charlotte history, in terms of jobs … Continue reading

Filed under Jobs | Tagged , |