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The official Bureau of Labor Statistics summary, released this morning, paints a picture that many people are feeling good about: Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 146,000 in November, and the unemployment rate edged down to 7.7 percent. continue reading »
Spain-based technology multinational Indra Sistemas plans to strengthen its commitment to Latin America by hiring between 1,500 and 2,000 local employees in that region in 2013, half of them in Brazil. continue reading »
Independence was a running theme in my household when I was younger. There was no such as privacy when I was growing up. Telephone calls were measured because they somehow affected the electric bill. At that point, we lived in a two bedroom house. My uncle slept in one room and my parents and sister slept in the other room. I felt the need for independence, so I slept in the living room on a mattress I brought out every night from underneath my parents’ bed. I did not mind except that my dad would wake me up to show me how early he had to be up. continue reading »
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg appeared on MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Reports from Chicago where he has launched a campaign to build support in the business community for immigration reform. Mayor Bloomberg told Andrea Mitchell that immigration reform is the key to both maintaining and growing jobs and innovation in the United States, saying that having a nationwide mentality against immigration is "national suicide." A portion of the transcript can be read here, the full video of the "Andrea Mitchell Reports" interview can be found below. continue reading »
Four weeks ago the US Office of Science and Technology Policy launched the first-ever White House Code Sprint, challenging app developers to build job search apps using the opportunities found in the Summer Jobs+ bank. The Summer Jobs+ initiative is a new call-to-action for businesses, non-profits, and government to provide pathways to employment for low-income and disconnected youth in the summer of 2012. continue reading »
Why do employees of Erie Family Health Center smile? Because even when times are tough, they are working for one of the greatest employers in Chicago. This month the Chicago Tribune continue reading »
The United Nations labor agency is calling for urgent action to tackle the crisis of youth unemployment, which has increased significantly in the wake of the global economic slowdown; nearly three times the average among adults. continue reading »