Stories tagged: hiring
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 …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 3:01 p.m.
Amazon.com plans to create more than 100,000 new full-time jobs with benefits in the U.S. in the next 18 months.
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017, 10:20 a.m.
U.S. employers added 156,000 jobs in December, capping a year of slower but solid hiring and providing the last major snapshot of the economy President-elect Donald Trump will inherit from …
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 9:57 a.m.
.S. employers posted fewer jobs in October than the previous month, but job openings are still at a mostly healthy level that points to steady hiring ahead.
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 11:22 a.m.
Chief executive officers of some of the largest U.S. companies became more optimistic about their sales and hiring prospects in the weeks before and after last month’s presidential election, even …
Wed., Oct. 19, 2016
The Salvation Army in Spokane is hiring Red Kettle Bell ringers for the holiday season.
Wed., Oct. 19, 2016
The Salvation Army is hiring part-time, non-exempt visitation monitors who can provide supervision of visits between children and their parents at the Salvation Army campus, 222 E. Indiana Ave.
Mon., Sept. 19, 2016, 12:27 p.m.
Kohl’s plans to hire more than 69,000 additional workers for the upcoming holiday season to meet demand at more than 1,100 stores nationwide.
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016, 12:46 p.m.
It’s not even officially fall yet, but delivery companies and retailers are making their hiring lists for the holiday season.
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 2:09 p.m.
State Farm will hold a job fair next week to fill more than 200 positions at its Tacoma location.
Fri., July 8, 2016, 10:48 a.m.
Employers shook off two months of weak hiring by adding 287,000 jobs in June, a robust pace that suggests a resilient U.S. economy recovering from a slump early in the …
Mon., June 27, 2016, 8:30 p.m.
By a 5-1 vote, the City Council will require Mayor David Condon to provide written explanations of whom new political appointees will supervise and to whom they will report.
Thu., June 2, 2016, 12:56 p.m.
Private companies increased their job creation last month, adding 173,000 net new positions, but hiring lagged last year’s stronger pace, payroll firm Automatic Data Processing said Thursday.
Tue., May 10, 2016, 10:15 a.m.
U.S. employers posted the most open jobs in eight months in March, but total hiring slowed, providing a mixed picture of the labor market. Job openings jumped 2.7 percent to …
Fri., May 6, 2016, 11:41 a.m.
U.S. employers pulled back on hiring in April, adding 160,000 jobs, the fewest in seven months, after a streak of robust monthly gains. The unemployment rate remained at a low …
Fri., May 6, 2016, 9:13 a.m.
Stocks were modestly lower in Friday morning after a report on the U.S. economy showed a significant slowdown in hiring last month, echoing weakness seen earlier in the week in …
Tue., April 5, 2016, 8:05 a.m.
U.S. hiring jumped to a nine-year high in February, a sign of robust business demand for new workers, while the number of open positions slipped.
Wed., March 16, 2016, 5:34 p.m.
In response to a years long study Spokane Public Schools will be tweaking its hiring practices.
Mon., March 14, 2016, 9:36 a.m.
Employers stepped up hiring in 30 states in January, led by big gains in Florida, Texas and North Carolina. Meanwhile, 20 states shed jobs.
Fri., March 4, 2016, 7:34 a.m.
U.S. employers added a robust 242,000 workers in February as retailers, restaurants and health care providers drove another solid month for the resilient American job market. The unemployment rate held …
Thu., March 3, 2016, 6:33 a.m.
More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but their numbers remained low enough to suggest that layoffs are rare and the job market is healthy.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 7:27 a.m.
U.S. businesses added a healthy 214,000 jobs last month, another sign that the U.S. job market remains resilient despite economic weakness overseas and tumult in financial markets.
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 11:11 a.m.
Hiring by U.S. businesses slowed in January, but private-sector job growth remained solid in a sign the labor market has been able to withstand the recent financial market turmoil, according …
Tue., Jan. 26, 2016, 8:32 a.m.
Employers added jobs in 36 states last month, led by big gains in California, Texas and Florida, evidence that hiring remains solid nationwide. Low oil prices caused job losses in …