Stories tagged: applications
UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017, 9:42 p.m.
Bills aim to aid job seekers with criminal history
OLYMPIA – Tarra Simmons says she knows all too well what it’s like to have to check a box on a job application that reveals her criminal history to an …
Sat., Feb. 11, 2017
Sen. Michael Baumgartner and Rep. Marcus Riccelli: Bills promote second chance for workers
Disclosing one’s criminal history on a job application often immediately eliminates them from the applicant pool, regardless of qualifications.
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016, 3:55 p.m.
WhatsApp is going to share your phone number with Facebook
Global messaging service WhatsApp says it will start sharing the phone numbers of its users with Facebook, its parent company. That means WhatsApp users could soon start seeing more targeted …
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016, 10:27 a.m.
Unemployment aid applications slip to a low 266,000
Slightly fewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a sign that layoffs are low and employers are probably adding new jobs.
Thu., Feb. 9, 2012, 6:45 a.m.
Unemployment aid applications near a 4-year low
WASHINGTON — The number of people seeking unemployment aid neared a four-year low last week, a positive sign that strong hiring could continue in the coming months.
Thu., Jan. 19, 2012, 6:35 a.m.
Unemployment claims at 352,000, fewest since 2008
WASHINGTON — The number of people seeking unemployment benefits plummeted last week to 352,000, the fewest since April 2008. The decline added to evidence that the job market is strengthening.
Thu., Jan. 12, 2012, 8:51 a.m.
Unemployment benefit applications jump to 399K
Applications for weekly unemployment benefits spiked last week, largely because companies let go of thousands of workers after the holiday season.
Mon., Feb. 23, 2009
Interest in law enforcement careers growing
A career that involves putting your life on the line has apparently become more appealing, as long as it offers decent pay and job stability. Applications for police work are …