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2014-02-25 23:04:09

Technology, business, and healthcare jobs are the most popular for 2014. Hound.com has thousands of these jobs advertised and users can take advantage of the fact that Hound advertises directly from employer’s sites. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 According to http://money.usnews.com/money/careers/articles/2014/01/23/the-best-jobs-of-2014, the best jobs for 2014 are technology jobs, followed by healthcare and business jobs. A software developer is the number one career, which is...

2014-02-18 23:22:49

The EC Hispanic Media study reveals that immigration reform is an important political discussion for US Hispanics in Facebook, but job creation and the economy are more so. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 EC Hispanic Media announced the release of further findings regarding political themes and views that are important for US Hispanics in Facebook. While half the US Hispanics surveyed consider immigration reform to be important, jobs and the economy remain the number one and...

2014-02-07 16:23:29

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to an Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) analysis of the February employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), women lost 51,000 jobs on nonfarm payrolls in January, while men gained 164,000 for a net increase of 113,000 jobs. As of January, women have more than recovered all their jobs lost in the recession, while men have regained 81 percent (4.9 million) of the jobs they lost. In January,...

2014-02-06 23:20:27

More Evidence Economy Improving — Social Security Attorneys Boise Firm Sees SSD Applications Slowing. Boise, ID (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Advocate Attorneys – Disability Lawyers, a highly successful firm of Social Security Attorneys, specializes in assisting the disabled in obtaining their Social Security Disability benefits. Advocate Attorneys works with claimants throughout the disability application process, including preparing high-quality cases for disability hearings. Because...

2014-02-06 08:24:56

CHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. has an estimated 10 million self-employed jobs as of 2013. That's 6.6 percent of all reported jobs, but down from a high of 7.2 percent in 2006. This is according to a new report from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI). Self-employment grew rapidly from 2001-2006, adding close to 1.8 million new jobs nationwide. Since the beginning of the recession, however, self-employed jobs declined by 936,000 and did not recover...

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...

2014-02-03 10:26:45

Comparison of cognitive tests shows SDMT effective in determining employment status in MS Researchers at Kessler Foundation have studied the measurement tools used in multiple sclerosis for their effectiveness in predicting employment status. They compared the Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS), the Multiple Sclerosis Functional Composite (MSFC), the Paced Auditory Serial Addition Task (PASAT), and the Symbol Digit Modalities Test (SDMT), and found the SDMT effective in...

2014-01-31 12:21:07

PowerPathway(TM) Graduate and Now PG&E Lineman Introduced President Barack Obama at White House Discussion on Solutions to Long-Term Unemployment WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today at the White House its commitment to addressing the challenges faced by the long-term unemployed and veteran populations. This will be done through PowerPathway(TM), PG&E's successful workforce development program. In 2014, PG&E will build...

2014-01-30 12:26:06

RiseSmart analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics MSA data predicts the Seahawks will defeat the Broncos. EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Super Bowl 48 kicks off here at MetLife Stadium February 2, millions of Americans will be making predictions on the outcome. But a RiseSmart analysis shows that one of the most accurate predictors of Super Bowl success comes from the unlikeliest of sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) unemployment data....

2014-01-24 12:21:58

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deloitte Consumer Spending Index (Index) climbed in December. The Index tracks consumer cash flow as an indicator of future consumer spending[i]. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120803/MM52028LOGO-a ) "Economic fundamentals that influence consumer spending moved in a positive direction in the latest Index," said Daniel Bachman, Deloitte's senior U.S. economist. "Median home prices increased, while initial unemployment claims...