By Tony Morrison
'Tis the season to be... hired?
It's already October and we all know what that means: leaves changing colors, daylight savings, and the beginning of back-to-back holidays.
Whether you trick-or-treat, serve turkey, light the menorah, or chop down your own Christmas tree, there is a... Read More »
Each year, hundreds of thousands of temporary workers are hired by retailers to handle the demands of the holiday season. The number of seasonal workers added is considered a bellwether for the economy. This season, the projected number of additional hires is unchanged from last year and sales are forecast to... Read More »
Job seekers, get out your seasonal cookie cutters and hunt down some eggnog, it's time to prepare for the holidays.
OK, so maybe it's a little early for the festive cookies and cocktails, but if you plan on looking for work during the holiday season, it's high time you started preparing. Read More »
The Detroit Three have been steadily adding jobs in recent years as the nascent economic recovery has struggled to gain a foothold.
Now, with negotiations underway with the United Auto Workers for a new four-year contract, reports have surfaced that Ford Motor is seeking to add up to 10,000 jobs in the U.S.,... Read More »
Are you interested in working for a company that encourages you to date your co-workers? That measures your well-being regularly, to make sure it never slips too low? That cares, first and foremost, about delivering happiness to its customers and always to its employees? Read More »
A building project being undertaken by Paramount Pictures expects to create 7,300 temporary construction jobs during the next two decades.
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By Dhanya Skariachan
Toys R Us Inc is cutting its holiday hiring by about 11 percent, making it the latest retailer to exercise caution while seeking temporary help in the anemic U.S. economy. Read More »
There's an interesting dynamic going on in the job market right now. Despite the fact that millions of people can't find jobs, millions of employers can't seem to find the right employees, either.
In case you missed it, last week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the economy created no jobs in... Read More »
By JOELLE TESSLER
WASHINGTON (AP) -- AT&T Inc. is pledging to bring 5,000 wireless call center jobs, currently based abroad, back to the U.S. if it is allowed to proceed with its proposed $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA.
The company is also promising that the merger would not result in any job... Read More »
Queen Elizabeth II is looking for a head gardener to maintain the 50,000 acres of lawns and flower beds at her Balmoral Estate, what Queen Victoria called "my dear paradise in the Highlands."
The site, with its "heather clad hills" and "ancient Caledonian woodland," has been a royal retreat since the early... Read More »
There's nothing more American than baseball. The sport has been around since before the Civil War, and has always served as a mirror on national life. The fast and loose lifestyle of the roaring 1920s were well evoked by the Black Sox scandal, which saw baseball players taking a dive at the plate. And... Read More »
Despite the nation's lackluster job market, those with education in science, technology, engineering or mathematics -- commonly referred to as STEM fields -- are finding their skills are highly sought by employers.
The problem is so acute that many jobs in Silicon Valley are going unfilled because of a lack... Read More »
By Tabassum Zakaria
(Reuters) - The National Security Agency has a challenge for hackers who think they're hot stuff: prove it by working on the "hardest problems on Earth."
Computer hacker skills are in great demand in the U.S. government to fight the cyber wars that pose a growing national security... Read More »
At least one major U.S. company is on a hiring roll. GE just announced a $56-million investment in a new 300,000-square-foot aviation plant, which will create 250 new full-time jobs, not to mention the construction positions necessary to build it. Read More »
Higher costs for fuel may be putting the pinch on many Americans' budgets, but the profits being generated from near-$4-a-gallon gasoline is driving a hiring boom within the energy industry.
Soaring quarterly profits at some of the nation's largest energy producers, including Halliburton, Baker Hughes and... Read More »
You hear so much these days about hiring and firing in the financial sector: Wall Street is wasting away, banks are booming -- it's hard to know exactly which financial jobs are hot, and which are not. Well, we've got true, reliable, insider information on that subject, at least for those who live in Florida,... Read More »
By Reader's Digest
Although the job market is still sluggish, there are plenty of new and exciting careers for individuals looking to switch jobs or put their skills toward something new. Check out 5 exciting jobs that are in high demand right now. Read More »
"Boutique" grocery stores like Trader Joe's and Whole Foods that feature unique and healthy food are becoming more popular these days, and they're creating a large number of jobs across the U.S. One of the latest entrants into that category is the Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market chain, an export from the... Read More »
At least 300 truckers will be back on the road again. Schneider National, a $3.1 billion company that's one of the largest truckload carriers in North America, is hiring 300 professional truck drivers in Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico for its growing Dedicated and Bulk (tanker) divisions.
There's a lot of... Read More »
We're halfway through 2011 and many job seekers are wondering what the state of the job market is. Although the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases employment figures each month, the data can be informative but still doesn't answer the questions a lot of people have: Who's hiring? What are my chances of... Read More »