Online retail giant Amazon.com Inc. said Tuesday it will hire more than 50,000 seasonal employees at its fulfillment centers across the U.S., as the company and its rivals gear up for the winter holiday season.
Retailers typically add seasonal staff in the weeks leading up to the holiday shopping season to... Read More »
By Dawn Kawamoto, The Motley Fool
Been pounding the pavement in a job search? Try going back to nature.
Farming, fisheries, and forestry job openings increased by a whopping 19.3% between March and April, according to a report (link opens PDF file) released Tuesday by jobs board SimplyHired.com. That number... Read More »
The Royal Family is hiring again, this time for a housekeeping assistant to work, and live, at Buckingham Palace. The position's responsibilities include cleaning bedrooms and bathrooms, the upkeep of objets d'art, and running baths, according to the job description posted on the Royal Family's website. For... Read More »
These 25 companies have at least 700 openings each, totaling more than 56,000 available jobs. What are they looking for? Here are excerpts from our conversations with their recruiters. Read More »
ATLANTA (AP) -- Home improvement retailer Home Depot Inc. said Thursday that it will hire 70,000 seasonal workers for the spring season, its biggest season. Read More »
By John Smith, senior vice president of enterprise sales at CareerBuilder
December often becomes a transition month for job seekers. As the busy holiday season approaches, calendars get filled with parties. Relatives come into town for a visit. Children have a few weeks off from school and need to be... Read More »
It pays between $64,724 to $141,715 a year, and it lets you travel to the most exotic locales imaginable. The only catch is that along with requiring a technical background, preferably in the form of an advanced degree, candidates should have "at least 1,000 hours pilot-in-command time in jet aircraft." Read More »
With Veteran's Day approaching, the nation is turning its eyes towards America's warriors. This year's annual veterans' commemoration comes at a vital time for the members of America's armed forces. It was just last month that President Barack Obama made the announcement that the last 40,000 combat troops... Read More »
Looking for jobs in retail? Want to try your hand as a cashier? We looked into some well-known retailers to find cashier jobs open right now and share with you what it's like to work there from current cashiers at these companies along with what you can expect to earn.
Check out these five companies hiring... Read More »
By Holbrook Mohr
BLUE SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) -- Before Toyota came, Cassius Perry was struggling like many in this hilly, sparsely populated region of north Mississippi that's shed thousands of furniture manufacturing jobs since the 1990s. The young father of three went to school to be a barber, but ended up... Read More »
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 »