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Amazon To Open New Fulfillment Center In Wisconsin

It almost seems like Amazon wants to open at least one fulfillment center in every single state across the U.S. If it’s successful, the online retailer may very well be able to reach its goal of providing services like same day delivery and online grocery shopping to every U.S. citizen. It’s still a long ways off, but the state of …

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LinkedIn Makes It Easier For Employers To Recruit Job Candidates Using Mobile Devices

LinkedIn has launched a couple of new products aimed at making it easier for employers to recruit new job candidates, specifically while on the go. They’ve expanded a couple of important recruiting tools to include mobile support, which should be pretty valuable for those seeking new hires. Work With Us and LinkedIn Recruiter are now available via mobile devices. Work …

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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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Since Layoffs, StumbleUpon Has Been Actively Hiring, Adding Engineers

It wasn’t exactly a great start to the new year for StumbleUpon back in January, when the company laid off 30% of its staff, but that was a long time ago in Internet time, and the company has since been hiring, including some new execs and engineers. StumbleUpon’s Mike Mayzel told WebProNews back when the cuts were made that the …

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‘Jobs’ Had a Pretty Terrible Opening Weekend

While I’m sure that most of you spent your weekends texting friends on your iPhones, playing games on your iPads, and jamming with your iPods – there wasn’t a whole lot of you who went to see the movie about the man responsible for those inVentions. Jobs, the Ashton Kutcher-led Steve Jobs biopic, had a very disappointing opening weekend at …

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You’re Probably Not Prepared to Interview At Google or Facebook

If you’re looking to work for Google, Microsoft, or Facebook – be prepared for a fairly grueling interview process. That’s the takeaway from a new study from Glassdoor. The workplace tracking company looked at average interview ratings of some top companies (a metric that Glassdoor already measures) and found that among the major tech companies, it’s hardest to interview at …

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New ‘Jobs’ Trailer Shows More Kutcher

Apple fans and movie fans alike were skeptical of the new Steve Jobs biopic when Ashton Kutcher was announced to be playing the title role in Jobs. Since that time, pictures from the set have reassured everyone that Kutcher can be made up to look like Jobs’ doppelganger. The

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LinkedIn Mobile Gets Job Application Functionality

LinkedIn announced on Monday that it has added mobile job application functionality across its iOS and Android apps, as well as its mobile site. Those members seeking jobs will start seeing a new “Apply” button if the company they’re applying for collects applications with LinkedIn Recruiter. If the job poster collects applications through an ATS system, job candidates will see …

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Jobless Claims in U.S. Hit Five-Year Low

Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor reported unemployment insurance benefit claims were down from the previous year for the week ending July 13 – down some 48,000 claims. The numbers began to spark hope that the U.S. economy, or at least hiring numbers, were on the rise once again. This week, the Department of Labor is reporting that jobless …

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Amazon Goes On Hiring Spree For U.S. Fulfillment Centers, Creates 5,000 Jobs

Amazon announced on Monday that it is creating over 5,000 new full-time jobs in the U.S. across its fulfillment network, and it is starting the hiring process now. According to the company, its median pay is 30% higher than that of people who work in traditional retail stores. The jobs currently available are in Breinigsville, Pennsylvania, Middletown, Delaware, Chattanooga, Tennessee, …

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Ashton Kutcher Talks About Missing His Opportunity To Meet Steve Jobs

Ashton Kutcher appeared on The Tonight Show, and talked about his role in the Steve Jobs biopic Jobs, and how he missed a chance to meet the man he would be playing in the film. Kutcher tells Jay Leno, “I had an opportunity to meet him about six months before he passed away, and I was working that day and …

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