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Former Government Employees Discuss Job Losses

Former Government Employees Discuss Job Losses

There were several individuals who worked as state employees for the government but were laid off during the month of September in 2011. These four former employees stated…

Japan and Australia Clinched Trade Deal

Australia has beaten the U.S. to the punch in inking a new preliminary trade deal with Japan. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe,…

Job Trends

State Report Shows Some Positivity For Oregon

State Report Shows Some Positivity For Oregon

An Oregon Employment Department report shows that several counties, including Lincoln, Linn, and Benton, will…

New California Positions Lower Jobless Rate

New California Positions Lower Jobless Rate

Despite the fact that California has one of the most struggling economies and lowest job…

New Jobs Open Up at Chicago Manufacturing Lab

New Jobs Open Up at Chicago Manufacturing Lab

A manufacturing lab in Chicago is planning on opening up new positions for local residents,…

Entry Level

Laurens County Chamber of Commerce Helping Residents with Entry Level Job Skills

Laurens County Chamber of Commerce Helping Residents with Entry Level Job Skills

Members of the Workforce Development Committee of the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce are working hard to improve the education levels…

Labor Laws

Death Of a Child Reminds Workers of Poor Labor Laws

Death Of a Child Reminds Workers of Poor Labor Laws

It was many, many decades ago when a statement was issued by the New England Association of Farmers, Mechanics and Other Workingmen about the workplace and children, according…

President Obama Extends Overtime Pay

President Obama Extends Overtime Pay

It is not uncommon for American workers to work more than the typical 40-hour work week, but many of them are not receiving compensation for the extra time…

Dominos Workers Win Against Labor Law Settlement

Dominos Workers Win Against Labor Law Settlement

Following a labor laws lawsuit against Domino’s Pizza Corporation, 61 employees win their settlement and $1.3 million to go along with it. The employees brought up a trial…

Career Resources

What You Should Expect From a Phone Interview

Phone interviews are becoming increasingly common. You should be prepared for these kinds of interviews, whether they happen or not, because the last thing you would want is to have a potential employer contact you without having thought about what you would say to them. Even though you may not physically see the employer while on the phone, you should still handle the interview just as professionally as you would, if you were sitting in an office and interviewing face-to-face. Every interviewer is different. You don’t know what they may or may not ask you, so it isn’t like you can just have the answers to their questions written down and read them as you go along. However, there are certain questions that you can expect to get asked. For [...]

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New Jobs

New Jobs Open Up at Chicago Manufacturing Lab

A manufacturing lab in Chicago is planning on opening up new positions for local residents, due to several new public and private digital projects. The plan is…

Unemployment

Kanabec County Has Highest Unemployment in the State

In the United States, the jobless rate is slowly lowering as new private sector, government and miscellaneous jobs are being added. Industries like construction, tourism and healthcare…

Job Loss

AMCU Warns About Job Losses

Following a union strike that lasted ten weeks due to unfair wages and labor issues, the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) and the ANGLO American…

Employment Crime

Baggage Theft Case Looks at More Arrests

This is likely not the first time you have heard about this property theft issue at the Los Angeles International Airport, and it won’t be the last.…

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