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Non-employment in older age is associated with feeling isolated and under-utilised - Medical Xpress

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Medical Xpress

Non-employment in older age is associated with feeling isolated and under-utilised
Medical Xpress
Compared to those who work, and in contrast to many popular perceptions, older people who are retired, home-makers, unemployed, or not working because of sickness or disability are more likely to feel that their status results in poorer social and ...

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When employment is at will, benefits can be changed - Newsday

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Newsday

When employment is at will, benefits can be changed
Newsday
In general, an employer can legally make changes for an employee-at-will, which means the employee isn't covered by a contract. Photo Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto / BernardaSv. advertisement | advertise on newsday. Carrie Mason-Draffen Newsday ...

'Delivery economy' creates wave of low-wage jobs - USA TODAY

2 hours 12 min ago

USA TODAY

'Delivery economy' creates wave of low-wage jobs
USA TODAY
On a good day, Andre Licatovich can pedal three miles in nine minutes. And when you're trying to make a buck in the delivery business, every minute counts. Licatovich makes about 20 stops along his route, riding upwards of 50 miles a day through New ...

In Solar Trade Dispute, Will Proposed Tariffs Cost Industry Jobs? - NPR

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NPR

In Solar Trade Dispute, Will Proposed Tariffs Cost Industry Jobs?
NPR
Mark Holohan, solar division manager at Wilson Electric, stands in his company's warehouse outside Phoenix, Ariz. Solar installers say a proposed tariff could sink their business model, while several solar manufacturers say they need shelter from an ...

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Motorsport Network launches global jobs site – Motorsportjobs.com - Motorsport.com, Edition: Global

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Motorsport Network launches global jobs site – Motorsportjobs.com
Motorsport.com, Edition: Global
Motorsport Network has launched a new global industry recruitment platform which aims to connect the world's top motorsport industry talent with the best career options. Motorsportjobs.com not only enables companies in the sport to advertise to find ...

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The top 10 jobs for Americans without college degrees - CBS News

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CBS News

The top 10 jobs for Americans without college degrees
CBS News
The labor market may be changing, valuing workers with college degrees over those with lower education levels. Yet that doesn't mean that good jobs aren't available for Americans with only a high school degree or some college, such as an associate's ...
These are the best jobs that don't require a college degreeFast Company

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Gulf carrier cheaters threaten US aviation jobs - Washington Examiner

August 21, 2017 - 11:12pm

Washington Examiner

Gulf carrier cheaters threaten US aviation jobs
Washington Examiner
The three state-owned Gulf carriers - Emirates, Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways - have received over $50 billion in subsidies from their governments in the last decade, skewing the free market and putting American jobs at risk. (AP Photo/Michael ...

People Start Hating Their Jobs at Age 35 - Bloomberg

August 21, 2017 - 6:16pm

Bloomberg

People Start Hating Their Jobs at Age 35
Bloomberg
Jean Prince was 50 when she started working for a U.K. tech company near Cambridge as a technical author, writing software documentation. “I felt extremely lucky,” she said. But she wasn't happy. “The workplace has become more impersonal and tougher,” ...
People start hating their jobs at 35, shows new research | The ...The Independent

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Macy's to restructure merchandising unit, cut 100 jobs - Reuters

August 21, 2017 - 4:21pm

Reuters

Macy's to restructure merchandising unit, cut 100 jobs
Reuters
(Reuters) - Department store chain Macy's Inc (M.N) said on Monday it would restructure its merchandising operations, which could result in about 100 job cuts. The company said it expected one-time costs of about $20 million to $25 million mainly in ...
Macy's snags eBay exec, cuts 100 jobs amid management shake-upCNBC
Macy's hires new president; 100 jobs to be cut in restructuring effortsYahoo Finance

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The 10 best jobs in America right now - Business Insider

August 21, 2017 - 3:41pm

Business Insider

The 10 best jobs in America right now
Business Insider
Think it's impossible to find a job with tons of openings, that pays exceedingly well, and that you'll really enjoy doing? We'd probably be skeptical, too, if it weren't for Glassdoor's annual 50 Best Jobs in America report. To find the best jobs in ...

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Foxconn's deal to create 13000 jobs in Wisconsin: Where it stands - CNNMoney

August 21, 2017 - 2:23pm

CNNMoney

Foxconn's deal to create 13000 jobs in Wisconsin: Where it stands
CNNMoney
The $3 billion package of incentives that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker promised to the company was approved by the state Assembly last week. It's now under consideration by the Senate Joint Finance Committee, which will hold a hearing on Tuesday.
UW-Madison economist foresees big payback in jobs, growth multipliers from Foxconn dealhngnews.com

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This is why companies like Apple hide their coolest jobs from you, and what to do about it - Ladders

August 21, 2017 - 2:14pm

Ladders

This is why companies like Apple hide their coolest jobs from you, and what to do about it
Ladders
As any job-seekers suspect, it's no secret that many job listings are secret. In fact, the majority of American job ads exist in a shadow world where few people ever get to see them. Some job analysts even estimate that as many as 80% of jobs go ...

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Foxconn's deal to create 13000 jobs in Wisconsin: Where it stands - CNNMoney

August 21, 2017 - 1:24pm

Foxconn's deal to create 13000 jobs in Wisconsin: Where it stands
CNNMoney
The $3 billion package of incentives that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker promised to the company was approved by the state Assembly last week. It's now under consideration by the Senate Joint Finance Committee, which will hold a hearing on Tuesday.

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Older workers plea to keep employment program - CT Post

August 21, 2017 - 12:36pm

CT Post

Older workers plea to keep employment program
CT Post
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., center, and Joe Carbone, CEO of The WorkPlace, a not-for-profit agency based in Bridgeport, host a roundtable discussion on a program that provides aid and training for older unemployed people. less. U.S. Sen.
Officials working to save jobs program in BridgeportNews 12 Connecticut

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After buyer pledged to preserve jobs at Auburn Armature, 8 employees let go - Auburn Citizen

August 21, 2017 - 11:48am

Auburn Citizen

After buyer pledged to preserve jobs at Auburn Armature, 8 employees let go
Auburn Citizen
Auburn Armature is in the process of being sold to another New York-based company. Kevin Rivoli, The Citizen. A Cayuga County employer has slashed eight positions despite repeated public commitments to retain jobs at the company. Auburn Armature ...

10 in-demand jobs for workers without a bachelor's degree - USA TODAY

August 21, 2017 - 11:38am

USA TODAY

10 in-demand jobs for workers without a bachelor's degree
USA TODAY
With a great job, a home of his own and a wife and two kids, Kevin Clark has achieved the American Dream — and he doesn't have a bachelor's degree. Clark completed two years of community college, but dropped out to pursue an electrician apprenticeship ...

The growth of the solar employment sector - The Columbus Dispatch

August 21, 2017 - 10:01am

The growth of the solar employment sector
The Columbus Dispatch
There were more than 260,000 solar workers in 2016, an increase of 25 percent from the previous year. According to the Solar Energies Industry Association, solar energy experienced a compound annual growth rate of more than 60 percent between 2006 ...

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The sprint to revise NAFTA has millions of jobs on the line - The Hill (blog)

August 21, 2017 - 8:59am

The Hill (blog)

The sprint to revise NAFTA has millions of jobs on the line
The Hill (blog)
Modernizing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is beginning with a “sprint.” The three governments have agreed to an accelerated set of negotiating rounds to see if they can forge an updated arrangement for trade between Mexico, Canada ...

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Contractors see delays as Pentagon's high-level jobs go unfilled - Washington Post

August 21, 2017 - 8:59am

Washington Post

Contractors see delays as Pentagon's high-level jobs go unfilled
Washington Post
Top executives at four of the nation's biggest government services firms have publicly griped in calls with investors about the slow pace at which key federal leadership positions are being filled, saying the vacancies are causing a slowdown in the ...

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