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ADP: California added 19,680 private sector jobs in August
By tvgnus  posted 1 week ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Gains on par With July, but below six-month average •  The South continues to have the highest growth rate Private employers added a net of 19,680 jobs last month, according to a new monthly...

Drought-prompted jobs training program set for Central Valley
By tvgnus  posted 1 week ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine A $1 Million retraining program •  To help them get back on their feet A $1 million job training program for workers and employers areas hit hardest by the drought is being set up...

Growing imbalance between job openings, actual hires and college degrees needed
By tvgnus  4 comments, latest 2 weeks ago:
Rin says mmmarvel says . Instead of a 'degree', the person becomes a journeyman and (hopefully) a master whatever. Welding is a place where time in a structured 'hands-on-learning-environmen can be a real plus. But...

Job openings up 4.52 percent in August
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Construction leads nations jobs growth, says report •  Most major metros and industries posting gains Job openings grew 4.52 percent in August compared to July nationwide, according to a report Wednesday from job search...

Survey: Executives meet average of six candidates before filling a creative job
By tvgnus  posted 3 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Average of 23 applications for each opening •  Employers are looking for individuals with very specific skill sets? Job seekers hoping to land creative gigs are up against stiff competition, according to new research...

Where the future jobs are today
By tvgnus  posted 3 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine California a top state for clean energy jobs •  Solars strong showing reflects an industry growing at a rapid pace California is second to Arizona among the handful of states leading the nation when...

Labor Day resolution find a job
By tvgnus  posted 3 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine More are getting back into the labor pool •  Tips for finding a job In July, about three million Americans re-entered the labor pool, reigniting their job searches after weeks -- or even months...

Amazon hiring more than 200 for its Tracy Fulfillment Center
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 3 weeks ago:
bgamall4 says I know someone who worked in an Amazon fulfillment center. He has nightmares. I love Amazon but something has to be done about how the fulfillment centers are operated.

Resume lies are becoming more common, bosses say
By tvgnus  22 comments, latest 1 month ago:
Dan8267 says Rin says Bangalore/India Inc is little more than a body shop. I remember the good-old-days, the 1990s, when America was little more than a body shop.

ADP: California added 19,550 private sector jobs in July
By tvgnus  posted 1 month ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine But thats less than half Junes total •  The West was the only one of the four major regions to fall below its 12-month average Private employers in California added 19,550 jobs last month,...

U.S. adds 209,000 jobs in July
By tvgnus  posted 1 month ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Unemployment rate at 6.2 percent •  Professional and business services, manufacturing, retail trade, and construction see uptick in hiring Total nonfarm payroll employment in the United States increased by 209,000 in July, but the...

Tech sector job cuts surge in first half of 2014
By tvgnus  posted 2 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Midyear layoffs just below 2013s year-end total •  Increased job cutting is not always a sign of an industry in decline Even before Microsoft announced plans to reduce its workforce by 18,000, a new...

VIDEO: Great Recession being replaced by the skills divide
By tvgnus  posted 2 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine

Ever Wondered How They Got Promoted ?
By BayAreaObserver  4 comments, latest 2 months ago:
Automan Empire says mell says the receptionist slept with the boss. mell says Occam's razor dictates that this is most likely how it went down. I think you have it backwards... Occam's Razor dictates the...

California leads nation's jobs growth
By tvgnus  2 comments, latest 2 months ago:
iwog says mmmarvel says Wow, is that a misleading headline or what?? Here is a link to the article I found. http://finance.yahoo.com/news/ Looks like Houston is number one, followed by Dallas and finally San Fran...

Teen hiring weakens in June
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 2 months ago:
zzyzzx says It's all Obama's fault!!!

Number of Americans with fulltime jobs increases
By tvgnus  posted 2 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine One of the highest rates in more than four years •  Unemployment rate lowest in Gallup's four-year trend As Americans prepare for the Fourth of July holiday weekend, there is good news on the...

Nearly $20 Million OKd for worker retraining
By tvgnus  posted 2 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Manufacturing gets largest share •  More than 90 retraining project funded The California Employment Training Panel has approved over $19.8 million in 93 contracts to support workforce training in a variety of sectors throughout...

State OKs spending more than half a billion dollars on transportation projects
By tvgnus  posted 3 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Includes nearly $39 Million for Central Valley •  "Every $1 spent on preventive pavement maintenance saves Californians $11" The California Transportation Commission has allocated $510 million to 83 transportation projects around the state from...

Social media posts are scuttling more job applicants
By tvgnus  posted 3 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine More employers passing on applicants due to postings •  Anything you say can and will be used against you More employers are turning to social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and others --...

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