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Amazon hiring more than 200 for its Tracy Fulfillment Center
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 1 day 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 2 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 1 month 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 1 month ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine

Ever Wondered How They Got Promoted ?
By BayAreaObserver  4 comments, latest 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 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 2 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 --...

IT hiring expected to pick up somewhat in second half of year
By tvgnus  posted 2 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Fewer CIOs anticipate putting hiring on hold •  Many organizations are likely to find it difficult to locate specialized talent Many companies anticipate bringing in more IT staff in the second half of the...

Advertising and marketing hiring plans revealed
By tvgnus  posted 2 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Hiring freezes starting to thaw •  Agencies also are actively looking to fill traditional roles, like account directors and account managers The Great Ice Age that has gripped the advertising and marketing industry may...

One-third will refuse or fail a drug test in Pennsylvania
By BayAreaObserver  7 comments, latest 2 months ago:
BayAreaObserver says Understand. I wonder if other states have similar findings if they bother to calculate them.

Hiring pace picking up in California
By tvgnus  posted 2 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine For some parts of Central Valley, an even stronger outlook for Q3 •  The third quarter survey results show similar optimism about hiring expectations One out of five (21 percent) California companies plan to...

Boomers take growing share of workforce
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 2 months ago:
Blurtman says One explanation for the startling increase in folks on disability is that truly disabled folks who were working previously and cannot now find work, opt to sign up for disability. The data in...

Where the jobs are: Ground transportation
By tvgnus  5 comments, latest 3 months ago:
John Bailo says Strategist says How about driverless trucks? They are already in use in Australia for mining. Rio’s driverless trucks move 100 million tonnes http://www.miningaustralia.com

Happy in your work? Depends on where you sit
By tvgnus  posted 3 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Survey shows those not bound to a desk may be happier •  Everyone has a different definition of the ideal work experience Trapped. Trapped like a rat in a maze of cubicles. As your...

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