Stories tagged: hiring
Fri., Jan. 17, 2020
The number of available jobs fell sharply in November, dropping to 6.8 million, a decline of 7.6% from the October level.
Mon., Oct. 28, 2019
A measure of hiring by U.S. companies has fallen to a seven-year low and fewer employers are raising pay, a business survey found.
Mon., Oct. 21, 2019
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is announcing an expansion of its policy to hire more people with criminal records, potentially giving more former offenders a second chance to find work.
Wed., Oct. 2, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits fall to lowest level in five decades.
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
U.S. workers are increasingly benefiting as employers struggle to fill millions of open jobs.
Fri., March 16, 2018
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
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
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
U.S. companies closed out 2017 with strong hiring in December, adding the most jobs in nine months.
Mon., Dec. 11, 2017
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
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
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
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.