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Lori Shreve Blake

New entertainment jobs in L.A. area

Lori Shreve Blake, the Senior Director of Alumni and Student Career Services at USC’s Career Center, tells Bob McCormick there are plenty of new jobs available in the entertainment sector in the Southland. Click here to listen.

03/08/2013

Yahoo logo

Telecommuting: Was Yahoo doing it right?

NEW YORK (AP) – Yahoo’s leaked edict calling remote workers back to the office lit the Twitterverse on fire — angering advocates of telecommuting and other programs intended to balance work and home life.

03/06/2013

branding

Branding for Startups: Tell a Great Story

Storytelling is one of the oldest human ways of sharing experiences, creating emotional connections and transferring important information. There are countless examples of the pivotal role it’s played in almost all human systems.

02/11/2013

U.S. unemployment down

US unemployment aid applications decline to 366K

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, indicating companies continue to hire at a modest but steady pace.

02/07/2013

Chino-based warehouse operator must pay $1M in overtime

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — State regulators have ordered a Southern California warehouse operator who handles merchandise for big-box stores like Walmart to pay employees more than $1 million in unpaid overtime.

01/29/2013

California unemployment

California jobless rate steady at 9.8 percent

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — State officials say California’s jobless rate remained at 9.8 percent in December, the same rate as in November.

01/18/2013

The Beige Book

Fed survey: US economy picked up at end of year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Holiday shopping, strong auto sales and a recovering housing market helped boost the U.S. economy from mid-November through early January, according to a Federal Reserve survey.

01/16/2013

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Survey: US employers add 215K jobs in December

WASHINGTON (AP) — A private survey shows U.S. businesses sharply increased hiring in December, helped by a surge of new construction jobs to help rebuild from Superstorm Sandy.

01/03/2013

California unemployment

California jobless rate dips below 10 percent

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s jobless rate dipped below 10 percent last month for the first time since the recession began, the state announced Friday, signaling that the state’s economy may have finally turned the corner.

12/21/2012

(Photo credit: California State Parks)

Controller finds more problems in California parks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A state review finds that more than 200 state employees were overpaid more than $500,000 by managers who deliberately broke state rules at the troubled California Department of Parks and Recreation.

12/18/2012

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