Jobbing Archive: July, 2013

Suburban loss, urban gain? Location still counts

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Will the decline of the suburban office finally be the juice that cities need to revitalize their stock of abandoned factories? The signs... Read more

High school dropouts: Volunteering boosts job chances

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Volunteers without high school diplomas increase their chances of getting a job by 51 percent. Jobless high school dropouts, please take note... Read more

Philadelphia job system fizzled out for cola bottler. Is it better now?

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When Tracee Hunt, now chief human resources officer at Bancroft Neurohealth in Haddonfield, headed human resources at Philadelphia Coca-Cola... Read more

Companies pledge to use Philadelphia Works job system

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You might wonder why this is news: Four companies announce, with fanfare and the help of a public relations agency, that they are going to... Read more

Good news, bad news in Jersey, Philadelphia jobs numbers

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Just a quick update on metropolitan jobs numbers for May, and it's a bad news, good news kind of day. The unemployment rate had gone down,... Read more

Uneventful news is the news with Temple, unions

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A week ago, an uneventful thing happened. And that's the news. The uneventful thing was the settling of a contract June 24 between Temple University... Read more