Stories tagged: hiring
Wed., Oct. 2, 2019, 10:55 a.m.
U.S. companies added a modest 135,000 jobs in September, a private survey found, a sign that hiring is slowing as the trade war takes a toll on the economy and …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 25, 2019, 6:17 p.m.
If users say, “Alexa, help me get a job at McDonald’s,” Alexa will ask which country they want to work in. After that, users can share their phone number and …
Mon., Sept. 9, 2019, 10:16 a.m.
DALLAS – UPS said Monday it expects to hire about 100,000 seasonal workers and pay them more to handle the avalanche of packages shipped between Thanksgiving and Christmas. That’s about …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019, 10:17 a.m.
Amazon is looking to fill more than 30,000 vacant jobs by early next year, and is holding job fairs across the country next week to find candidates.
Sat., Aug. 10, 2019
With record low unemployment, there’s a place for any qualified worker. The key word is qualified. The challenge is effective – and legal – screening.
UPDATED: Fri., June 7, 2019, 8:20 p.m.
Hiring slowed sharply in May, as companies in industries hardest hit by President Donald Trump’s escalating trade war hesitated to bring on new employees.
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019, 5:46 p.m.
U.S. companies added the fewest jobs in nine years, a private survey found, as manufacturers, construction firms and mining companies cut workers.
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.