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This Chat App Is Way Better Than Email For Work
www.businessinsider.com

With Convo, you can get straight to the point with coworkers.

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Entelo hopes to be a shortcut to diversity in the workplace
www.cnet.com

Entelo CEO Jon Bischke’s company parses social-networking data to help clients find job candidates based on racial or gender search criteria. But will it play in Peoria?

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Spring expected to usher in strong U.S. job growth
www.reuters.com

U.S. employment likely rose at its fastest clip in five months in April and the jobless rate probably dropped in a show of strong economic momentum after a gloomy winter.

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The Best Cities For Jobs 2014
www.forbes.com

Employment growth has shifted to a new group of metropolitan areas that have benefited from the boom on Wall Street and the parallel IPO surge in Silicon Valley — call them the asset inflation cities.

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Trial begins in A-B sex discrimination lawsuit
www.stltoday.com

As part of her lawsuit, Francine Katz alleges the brewery excluded women from informal social networks.

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Labor Department to give $150 million in job-training grants
www.modbee.com

The U.S. Labor Department will set aside $150 million for state training programs aimed at reducing unemployment. States that are approved for the grants will receive from $500,000 to $6 million, said Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez.

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Low-Wage Jobs Dominate Employment Recovery
247wallst.com

The median household income of Americans has not increased in a decade, when adjusted for what has been modest inflation. The poverty level has not fluctuated either, stuck around 16 percent. Those figures could get worse soon.

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Jobless Claims Rise, But Economists Eye Seasonal Issues
www.foxbusiness.com

Weekly jobless claims rose more than expected last week, but economists said the increase was likely due to issues with seasonal adjustments. 

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Why Amazon Is Offering As Much As $5,000 To Workers Who Quit
www.ibtimes.com

Amazon bought Zappos in 2009, and four years after the acquisition the company has adopted one of its unconventional human resource strategies.

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Jobs outlook for Class of 2014 looks like this
www.cnbc.com

Job prospects for this year’s college graduates have changed a lot from last year, according to a new survey.

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Disney Offers 25% Raise Over Two Years to Florida Workers
www.bloomberg.com

Walt Disney Co. has offered to raise starting pay at its Florida theme parks by 25 percent to $10 an hour over two years, almost matching the federal minimum wage sought by President Barack Obama.

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Companies say it’s tougher to keep skilled employees
blogs.marketwatch.com

Here’s another sign that the labor market is tightening: A growing number of firms are finding it difficult to retain skilled workers.

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Obama, Biden pitch job training program
www.usatoday.com

A job training program tied to community colleges. Grants to groups that help train community college students for new jobs.

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Push to ban non-compete agreements picks up steam
www.benefitspro.com

Massachusetts could soon join California as the second state with a major technology presence to ban non-compete clauses.

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