Stories tagged: hiring
UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
U.S. companies in April added the most jobs in 9 months, a sign that hiring remains strong amid solid economic growth.
Thu., April 4, 2019, 5:23 p.m.
Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits fall to lowest level in five decades.
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 8:54 p.m.
The pace of hiring in the United States fell last month to its lowest point in nearly a year and a half, a surprise drop likely reflecting harsh weather and …
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 3:02 p.m.
WASHINGTON – U.S. job openings fell in November from the previous month, but the number of available positions remained healthy. Job openings slipped 3.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted 6.9 …
Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 5:55 p.m.
Small business hiring surged at year-end, with payroll company ADP counting 89,000 new jobs at its small business customers.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 5:08 p.m.
If you’re interested in working for the U.S. Census Bureau in 2020, now is the time to get your application in.
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 1:39 p.m.
Against the backdrop of next week’s midterm elections, the U.S. job market is the healthiest it’s been in at least two decades. And with another strong hiring report expected Friday, …
Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 3:55 p.m.
U.S. employers posted the most jobs in two decades in August, and hiring also reached a record high, fresh evidence that companies are desperate to staff up amid solid economic …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 6:03 p.m.
Kroger Co.’s shares fell after the supermarket chain missed analysts’ sales estimates and margins continued to narrow in the company’s fiscal second quarter.
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018, 6:33 p.m.
Eleven state attorneys general – Oregon’s among them – are launching an investigation of contracts at fast-food chains that prevent their workers from switching franchises, targeting a practice some economists …
Thu., April 12, 2018, 5:16 p.m.
A diversity report released Thursday on Major League Baseball finds the sport is showing improvement with its racial and hiring gender practices, particularly at the league’s central office.
UPDATED: Fri., April 6, 2018, 8:35 p.m.
U.S. workers are increasingly benefiting as employers struggle to fill millions of open jobs.
Fri., March 16, 2018, 5 a.m.
Major U.S. airlines are hiring pilots at a rate not seen since before 9/11, and that is encouraging more young people to consider a career in the cockpit.
Wed., March 7, 2018, 10:55 a.m.
U.S. companies added a healthy 235,000 jobs last month, led by solid gains in construction, hotels and restaurants, and education and health care, according to a private survey.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 5:24 p.m.
Apple is planning to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 workers during the next five years as part of a $350 billion commitment to the U.S. economy.
Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 4:04 p.m.
U.S. companies closed out 2017 with strong hiring in December, adding the most jobs in nine months.
Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 8:15 a.m.
U.S. employers posted slightly fewer job openings in October than the previous month, but the number of people being hired improved.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 10:34 a.m.
U.S. employers added a solid 261,000 jobs in October in a bounce-back from the hurricanes that slammed the Southeast in September.
Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
With less than 70 days left to get Christmas shopping done, the J.C. Penney retail chain had a nationwide hiring event Tuesday, with plans to hire more 100 new employees …
Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
Amazon will be hiring about 2,500 people in the South Sound for a variety of positions as it ramps up for the holiday shopping season.
Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 6:10 p.m.
J.C. Penney is preparing for the holiday shopping rush with a National Hiring Day on Tuesdayat each of its locations. Management will conduct in-person interviews 2-8 p.m., making employment offers …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 2:08 p.m.
A pullback in U.S. hiring last month resulting from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will likely prove short-lived, with a resilient job market pointing to gains in the coming months.
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma hobbled U.S. hiring last month, with businesses adding just 135,000 jobs, the fewest in nearly a year, a private survey found.
Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
Toys R Us may have filed for Chapter 11 reorganization this week, but the toy chain is revving up its holiday hiring.
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 9:32 a.m.
Washington State University will introduce a new hiring process that will include a careful examination by executive personnel of all hiring requests and justification of the need to fill positions, …
Mon., July 17, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
The Washington State Department of Ecology has grant money to hire 300 workers ages 18-25 for the Washington Conservation Corps.
Thu., June 29, 2017
As the nation enters its ninth year of economic expansion next month, the low unemployment and tightening labor market have begun to open doors for people who not long ago …
Fri., March 24, 2017, 8:59 a.m.
Hiring picked up in 11 states last month compared with January and was mostly unchanged in the other 39, as stronger U.S. job gains benefited most of the country. Still, …
Wed., March 8, 2017, 9:19 a.m.
U.S. businesses added the most jobs in three years last month, a private survey found, a sign that hiring may be accelerating from last year’s modest levels.
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 9:02 p.m.
Silverwood Theme Park will raise its wages this year as a result of a competitive labor market and higher minimum wage in Washington. The amusement park north of Coeur d’Alene …