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2014-04-08 23:33:57

To help prepare today’s students for tomorrow’s job opportunities, Husson University announced today that it is launching a new Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree. With its strong emphasis on chemistry, biology, and physiology, the new Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree is well suited for individuals interested in becoming a doctor of medicine, medical specialist (podiatrist, optometrist, dermatologist, osteopathic physician, etc.), veterinarian, dentist, speech...

2014-04-07 12:34:09

- New jobs data underscores impact of cuts on home health professionals, most of whom are women - WASHINGTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the March jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), jobs in the home health sector continue to be impacted by recently-imposed Medicare home health cuts. Since implementation of the cuts began on January 1, the nation's home health community has witnessed a significant decline in job growth. With women...

2014-03-03 08:26:51

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Summary: The latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics has predicted 13% growth in the number of fitness trainers and instructors in the US between 2012 and 2022. Now, leading activewear retailer ActivewearUSA ensures that the professionals are looking their best with the generous Fitness Pro Program discount. January 2012 saw the Bureau of Labor Statistics publish its most recent data on the employment...

2014-02-03 12:25:20

After Seahawks' Rout, Team from Metro Area with Lower Jobless Rate Has Won 21 of Past 26 Super Bowls, an 81 Percent Success Rate EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 21st time in the past 26 years, the Super Bowl winning team hails from the metropolitan statistical area (MSA) with the lower unemployment rate, according to an analysis by RiseSmart, a leading provider of enterprise career management solutions. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows...

2014-01-30 08:26:49

CHICAGO, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI) released a new study that provides a window into the health of the business landscape in the U.S. The study explores net growth in private-sector business establishments from 2001 to 2012, ranking the best and worst states for new establishments post-recession and shedding light on national trends. The analysis was based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Quarterly Census of...

2014-01-21 12:28:54

Team whose fan base has higher employment has won 20 of last 25 Super Bowls; Seattle - with 5.9 percent jobless rate - gets the nod over Denver in 2014, according to RiseSmart study. SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle Seahawks fans - known as the 12(th) Man -- have earned a reputation as some of the loudest, most loyal fans in the NFL. But can their support push the Seahawks over the top even at a neutral location - MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., the site of...

2014-01-14 00:20:29

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) FINANCIAL WELLNESS MONTH Profile America -- Tuesday, January 14th. January is Financial Wellness Month, appropriately timed to the confluence of New Year's resolutions and holiday bills. It's a time to set new goals for financial freedom and moderation in spending; for people to understand...

2014-01-13 12:23:51

Fifth Increase in the Past Six Months NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Employment Trends Index(TM) (ETI) increased in December. The index now stands at 115.76, up from 115.72 (an upward revision) in November. The ETI figure for December is 5.2 percent higher than a year ago. "Despite the disappointing job numbers for December, the improvement in the Employment Trends Index is signaling solid employment growth in the months ahead," said Gad Levanon, Director of...

2014-01-09 23:24:33

Bright.com, an employment website that leverages data science, releases monthly independent jobs report. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Employment increased by 165,000 net jobs from December 2013 to January 2014 according to the December 2013 Bright Employment Report, which is produced by Bright Media Corporation and Bright.com. The report is derived from one of the nation’s largest aggregations of job postings and resumes. This data is supplemented with government,...

2013-12-09 12:23:38

Rebounds from shutdown-led drop in October to hit new five-year high NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Employment Trends Index(TM) (ETI) increased in November. The index now stands at 115.21, up from 113.64 (a downward revision) in October. The ETI figure for November is 5.3 percent higher than a year ago. "Largely a reflection of the 16-day government shutdown, October's apparent decline in the Employment Trends Index was more than reversed by the large November...