All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Employment’

Amazon Adds 80,000 Seasonal Jobs For The Holidays

Amazon announced that it is creating 80,000 seasonal jobs across its U.S. fulfillment and sortation center network for the holiday season to meet increased customer demand. The company adds tens of thousands of seasonal jobs for the holidays ever year, but the number of jobs keeps going up each year. In 2012, the number was 50,000. Last year, it was …

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Resume Tips That Will Get You The Job

Most employers expect you to have a resume these days, and if you have one it had better be good. Anyone can type some words about their work experience on a piece of paper and call it a resume, but will that be good enough to get you the job? The best way to look at a resume is to …

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50 Cent’s Music May Help You Get A Job?

Before heading out to an important job interview, listening to 50 Cent’s “In Da Club” could give people a competitive advantage over other applicants: you’ll get confidence. In a study published by The Society for Personality and Social Psychology, researchers found that bass-heavy music such as “In Da Club” made people feel more confident before going into job interviews. Researchers …

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Pixar Layoffs Affect Nearly Five Percent Due to “The Good Dinosaur” Delay

Walt Disney Studio’s subunit, Pixar Animation Studios, has laid-off nearly five percent of its workforce due to delays of an impending film, “The Good Dinosaur.” Approximately 60 out of 1,200 workers at the Emeryville, Calif., location was cut from the project. In August, the original director, Bob Peterson, was removed from the film. Then a month later, the movie’s release …

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Labor Department Reports 148,000 Jobs Added

The U.S. Labor Department finally released its September employment report Tuesday morning, having been delayed by the government’s 16-day shutdown, which began on October 1. According to the monthly overview, U.S. employers added 148,000 new job positions in September, a dismal comparison to the 185,000 jobs that were added each month last year. The most enterprising positions indicated in the …

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Amazon To Hire 70,000 Seasonal Employees

It’s now officially the holiday shopping season, and retailers are preparing themselves for the onslaught of shoppers by hiring on seasonal employees. Those looking for that kind of work will have plenty of options this holiday season, but one online retailer wants those seeking employment to come to them. Amazon announced this morning that it’s now beginning its holiday hiring …

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U.S. Employment to Hit Pre-Recession Levels in Many States

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Labor released figures showing that around 169,000 jobs had been added in the U.S. in August. Though employment numbers have been rising slowly now for months, unemployment across the U.S. remains at just above 7%. New research has now shown that while many states are beginning to recover from the so-called “great recession,” …

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Google Hiring Doodler

Google is now hiring a new Google Doodler, and posted a job description on its Mountain View job site. For those not up to speed on the Doodles, they are variations of the Google logo used to celebrate holidays, significant anniversaries and the lives of famous artists, pioneers and scientists. Google describes the role of the Doodler on its site: …

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Employment on the Rise: Career Builder Survey

If you’ve been struggling through the past few years with this tough economy, there may be good news on the horizon. CareerBuilder.com has released the results of a new study that suggest the second quarter of 2012 will return us to at least the hiring rates of 2007. Supposedly, these are pre-recession levels. I thought we were in recession long …

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White House Code Sprint Invites Developers To Build Job Search Apps

Summer quickly approaches and while the season’s arrival heralds three months of unadulterated slothing and maybe some vacations for most students, many will take the opportunity to get some much needed job experience. To hopefully ease of the formative experience known as the Summer Job Search, the White House has put out a call for help to developers to build …

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Get A Job! Employers Prefer Practical Training [Survey]

Hey, college kids and recent grads: you’ll probably want a job soon, right? A real job. A “grown-up” job. Something with a generous benefits package. Heck, something with any benefits package. Maybe even a job that’s–dare you ask so much?–relevant to your interests. Well right now less than 20% of employers feel you’re “very prepared for the workplace”. They’re increasingly …

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Online Labor Demand Rises By Almost 40,000!

Great news for the economy, especially if you are a tech savvy online worker, almost 40,000 vacancies were reported for online positions since January. Yes, that’s right, if you’ve got some skills with technology and navigating online software there could be an open position for you. This may help thousands of unemployed workers focus their search. Let me give you …

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