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University to Build Support Center With Jobs for Adults With Autism

There has been a vast amount of awareness raised and action taken for children with autism over the past decade—but people over the age of 18 are often...

Store Owner Starts K-Cup Recycling Program, Gives Jobs to Disabled

A Canadian furniture store owner woke up one morning and smelled the coffee. He realized his company has truck routes that could help recycle wasteful...

The Harvard Graduate Finding Tech Jobs for World’s Poorest People

A Harvard graduate has started a non-profit organization to find low-level tech jobs for the world’s poorest citizens. Leila Janah started Samasource—Sama is Sanskrit for “equal”—as an...

Energetic Shelter Dogs Get Second Chance in Wildlife Conservation Jobs

For these pooches, their “wild” lifestyle could actually help save wildlife. Shelter dogs with high-energy can sometimes be less adoptable than their more docile counterparts,...

U.S. Adds a Hefty 280,000 Jobs in May, More Than Expected

Strong job growth in May shows that employers continue to remain confident about the US economy going forward. The monthly federal report surprised economists with...
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Digital Jobs Drive Hollywood Employment to Highest Level in Decade

A surge in digital entertainment jobs for new streaming programming on YouTube and other new-media outlets has re-energized the Hollywood employment scene. Some 8,000 new...

January Produced Great US Jobs Report “Across the Board”

It's hard to read the latest report on the state of the job market as anything but excellent news for the American economy and...

Arkansas Woman is Hero to Thousands of Ex-Offenders Who Need Jobs

After prison, many of those who have paid their debt to society confront major hurdles in providing for themselves and their families. Darlene Lewis, whose son...

Chicago Gave Hundreds of High-risk Teens Summer Jobs and Crime Plummeted

A couple of years ago, the city of Chicago created a summer jobs program for public high school students living in high-crime, low-income neighborhoods....
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November Posted Best US Jobs Numbers in Months, Wages Rising

"There have been anecdotal hints for months that employers are facing new pressure to raise workers’ wages as the job market has gotten tighter,"...

The U.S. Jobs Report Is Even Better Than It Looks

The headline of Friday morning's jobs report shows payrolls expanding by 214,000 jobs in October. "But dig a little deeper and you find a much sunnier story. When...

US Unemployment Falls To 5.9 Percent, 248,000 Jobs Added

For the first time since 2008, the U.S. unemployment rate dipped below 6 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Businesses created 248,000 new...

Worldwide Renewable Energy Jobs Hit Almost 6.5 Million In 2013

Global renewable jobs hit almost 6.5 million in 2013, a 14 percent increase over the previous year, driven by the rising solar market and...
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Positive April Jobs Report Blows Past Expectations

The U.S. economy added 288,000 jobs in April, many more than economists and Wall Street analysts had predicted. The unemployment rate also fell to...
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Rich in Valuable Organics, Seaweed Brings Jobs to Poor Women

Growing seaweed rich in valuable chemicals — predicted to be worth $7 billion by 2018 — is emerging as a source of employment for...

US Finally Regains the Jobs Lost in the Recession

The U.S. economy has reached a milestone: It has finally regained all 8.8 million private-sector jobs it lost during the Great Recession. March 2014...
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Health Care Law Helps Entrepreneurs Quit Their Day Jobs

The Affordable Care Act — which many see creating challenges for businesses — could benefit a particular group of business people: entrepreneurs. Joshua Simonson...
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Woman Tackles E-Waste Problem While Giving Jobs to ‘Unhirables’

Electronic waste recycling has quickly become a matter of urgency, as people become aware of the dangers of e-waste. They have begun to demand...
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Surprising Feb. Jobs Report Brings Sign of ‘Spring Thaw’

The American economy appeared to emerge from a winter hibernation in February, creating more jobs than in either of the previous two months and...
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Surprisingly Strong Jobs Report for October

Stocks rose Friday after the release of a surprisingly strong monthly jobs report. The U.S. economy added a better-than-expected 204,000 jobs in October despite a...