employment

Lori Shreve Blake

Jobs Friday podcast from Money 101

Money 101 guest host Ron Kilgore talks with Lori Shreve Blake, Senior Director of Alumni and Student Career Services at USC’s Career Center, for today’s edition of “Jobs Friday” on Money 101. She has the number […]

09/13/2013

U.S. unemployment rate

US unemployment aid applications rise to 336,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week after reaching the lowest level in 5 ½ years. But the broader trend suggests companies are laying off fewer workers and […]

08/22/2013

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UPS to end health coverage for some spouses

DALLAS (AP) — United Parcel Service Inc. is ending health-insurance benefits for employees’ spouses who can get coverage elsewhere. It blames the change on the new health-care law. UPS estimates that 15,000 of 33,000 spouses […]

08/22/2013

Maggie and Michael sound bite

Pay it forward inspiration for former chiropractor

Have you ever found yourself in a slump but helped someone else out and it helped you? For the past four years, Dr. Clint Steele, a former chiropractor in Maine, has been talking about what […]

08/19/2013

California unemployment

California jobless rate increases to 8.7 percent

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — State officials say California’s unemployment rate increased slightly to 8.7 percent in July. The Employment Development Department announced Friday that the rate increased two-tenths of a percentage point, up from 8.5 […]

08/16/2013

Job seeker Kelsey Devoe, of Miramar, Fla., fills out a contact form at a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Fewest Americans since 2007 seek jobless benefits

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped 15,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 320,000, the fewest since October 2007 — a sign of dwindling layoffs and steady if modest job […]

08/15/2013

YouTube video of a FedEx driver and an unidentified man tossing boxes into the truck.

Video captures FedEx driver tossing boxes into truck

This is exactly what you hope doesn’t happen behind the scenes at FedEx. A covertly filmed video in midtown Manhattan shows a female FedEx employee and an unidentified man throwing boxes into the back of […]

07/26/2013

LAX

Invitation-only job fair for LAX jobs

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A major employer at Los Angeles International Airport will hold an invite-only job fair next week to fill more than 280 food service job openings, some in the new Tom Bradley […]

07/17/2013

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US economy adds 195K jobs; unemployment 7.6

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. employers added a robust 195,000 jobs in June and many more in April and May than previously thought. The job growth suggests a stronger economy and makes it more likely the […]

07/05/2013

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US services firms grow slower, hire more

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. services firms grew at a slower pace in June from May but added more jobs. The figures offered a mixed sign for companies that employ roughly 90 percent of the workforce. […]

07/03/2013

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