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Summer Hiring Forecast: Where The Jobs Are

Summer Hiring Forecast: Where The Jobs Are

It's no secret that employers have been slow to staff up. The unemployment rate has inched down only recently to 7.5 percent. But a new analysis suggests that a significant number of employers plan to hire temp workers for the summer. On Thursday, CareerBuilder released its annual summer hiring forecast, which... Read More »

Best-Paying Summer Jobs

Best-Paying Summer Jobs

Getting a summer job is a rite of passage for many young people. In addition to earning wages to help pay for tuition or make car payments, it's where many first-time employees learn the fundamentals of work -- showing up on time, teamwork, communicating effectively, managing workloads and more. But summer jobs... Read More »

Home Depot To Hire 80,000 Seasonal Workers This Year

Home Depot To Hire 80,000 Seasonal Workers This Year

Home Depot Inc. said it will hire 10,000 additional seasonal workers for its key spring selling season as it sees higher sales growth during the period. The home-improvement retailer said it will hire 80,000 seasonal workers this year, 14 percent more than it hired last year. Read More »

6 Quick Tips For Transforming A Summer Job Into A Full-Time Gig

6 Quick Tips For Transforming A Summer Job Into A Full-Time Gig

By Lindsay Olson If you took a summer job to make a little extra cash but figured once fall began you'd be done with it, consider this: That summer job just might be your ticket to full-time work. Employers take less risk in hiring you for the summer, but can see how reliable you are for more permanent... Read More »

Getting Your Teen Off The Couch And Into A Job

Getting Your Teen Off The Couch And Into A Job

By Brittany Hurban Teens might think their summer break is the perfect time to sleep-in, hit the pool and hang out with friends, but parents probably have a different image of how their kids should fill the time: a summer job. Summer jobs allow teenagers to dip their toes into the working world, earn a... Read More »

Summer Job Forecast: Partly Cloudy With Improving Hiring Conditions

Summer Job Forecast: Partly Cloudy With Improving Hiring Conditions

As the days get longer and the weather warmer, many yearn to leave the constraints of their offices or cubicles and enjoy the outdoors. But if you're unemployed during the summer months, chances are you'd be happy to trade in the open spaces for the office. Read More »

Burger King Pays Big Bucks To Teen Workers In Sex-Harassment Cases

Burger King Pays Big Bucks To Teen Workers In Sex-Harassment Cases

She was 17 when she got her first job, at a Burger King. Soon after, her older married supervisor allegedly followed her around, touched her, asked her about her virginity, told her to have sex with him and other male employees, and asked how much that would cost. The young woman complained to management, but... Read More »

Dismal Summer Prospects For Teens

Dismal Summer Prospects For Teens

By Tami Luhby The job market might be getting better ... but not for teens. Their unemployment rate remains above 20 percent for the 40th month in a row, the first time this has happened since the government started keeping records in 1948. Read More »

Obama 'Can't Wait' To Help Youth Find Summer Jobs

Obama 'Can't Wait' To Help Youth Find Summer Jobs

President Obama plans to unveil a summer-jobs initiative Thursday to help create more employment opportunities for youth in the face of congressional inaction on the president's signature job-creation legislation. In a statement, the White House says that the federal government is working with the private... Read More »

Eight Ways to Make a Buck Off Vacationers

Eight Ways to Make a Buck Off Vacationers

By Robert DiGiacomo With so-called "staycations" common in these sluggish economic times, Las Vegas, Miami and other tourism spots that cater to out-of-town visitors may not be the best bets for summer employment. Vegas and Miami rank among the worst places to find work, with seven people on average vying... Read More »

Hospitality and Leisure Industry Still Hiring for the Summer

Hospitality and Leisure Industry Still Hiring for the Summer

Contrary to popular belief, there is a cure for the summertime blues -- especially if you're unemployed. This summer, one in three employers in the hospitality and leisure industry intend to hire more help, according to the latest quarterly Manpower survey. That's far more hiring than any other industry. Read More »

Working Stiff: Memories of Being a Summer Camp Counselor, Pelican Lake, Wisc.

Working Stiff: Memories of Being a Summer Camp Counselor, Pelican Lake, Wisc.

I vividly remember the summer of 1968. All hell was breaking loose all over the world. Meanwhile, I was comfortably ensconced in a teenage cocoon. A hormonal bubble. Sixteen and raging. In the spring of my sophomore year of high school, we had moved one contiguous suburb of Milwaukee west-from New Berlin to... Read More »

8 Hot Summer Jobs You Can Still Get

8 Hot Summer Jobs You Can Still Get

Internships, office jobs, dirty jobs and more. Read More »

Now Hiring: Jamba Juice Seeking 2,500 Summer Workers

Now Hiring: Jamba Juice Seeking 2,500 Summer Workers

Jamba Juice wants to put 2,500 youth to work this summer in support of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Summer Jobs USA Initiative. It looks like the teen outlook for work during the school break just got brighter, thanks to fruit smoothies and the U.S. government. Launched in April, the Summer Jobs... Read More »

Inside Scoop: Summer Jobs and What They Pay

Inside Scoop: Summer Jobs and What They Pay

Faced with the prospect of hanging out with friends and catching some rays or spending all day hunched over a cash register or computer, most teens and twenty somethings would likely choose the lounging around. But the time spent working a summer job -- even at entry-level -- can be a valuable stepping... Read More »

Advocates: Fewer Jobs for Illinois Teens This Summer

Advocates: Fewer Jobs for Illinois Teens This Summer

By Carla K. Johnson A bleak outlook for summer employment for Illinois teenagers includes the loss of 18,000 jobs because of state budget cuts and the end of federal stimulus money, youth advocates said Monday. That's on top of a predicted new low for teen employment across the nation: Only one in four U.S.... Read More »

Jobs for Teens: Employers Hiring 14 - 17-Year-Olds

Jobs for Teens: Employers Hiring 14 - 17-Year-Olds

Getty Images The summer job has long been considered a rite of passage for American teenagers but sluggish job growth has made securing employment – for anyone – a job itself. With work hard to come by in most sectors of the economy, college students and graduates are snapping up work that was... Read More »

Dream On! The Coolest Summer Jobs

Dream On! The Coolest Summer Jobs

There are some student jobs out there that are dreams-come-true for the lucky students who can land them. Read More »

Where the Summer Job Opportunities Are

Where the Summer Job Opportunities Are

According to a the Snagajob.com website, "only 6 percent of hiring managers say that they are going to hire more people for summer jobs this year." Essentially that means that this summer's job market is going be uber-competitive. Throw in the added stress of having to compete for work with students off of... Read More »

Amusement Park Hiring In Full Swing

Amusement Park Hiring In Full Swing

There might still be snow on the ground and a chill in the air, but amusement parks, theme parks and water parks across the country are gearing up to begin hiring for their summer season. Brandon Berg, Director of Human Resources at Holiday World and Splashin' Safari Water Park in Santa Claus, IN can almost... Read More »

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