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Falling oil prices and job losses could be good for recruiters
2014-12-16 19:08:15
Falling oil prices and consequent job losses in the oil & gas sector could lead to a “glut” of highly qualified workers becoming available, which might be good news for recruiters struggling to fill certain roles.

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The devalued American worker
2014-12-16 19:06:11
The past three recessions sparked a chain reaction of layoffs and lower pay

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The Number Of US Jobs Lost To The China Trade Is Around And About Zero
2014-12-16 19:03:02
We’ve a new report out from the EPI telling us that allowing China into the WTO has cost millions of US jobs.

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Fool’s Gold: The limits of tying aid to mining companies
2014-12-16 19:00:55
Barrick Gold’s massive mine in Peru has sped up community development, including schools and a hospital. So why are so many locals still jobless and poor?

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Oregon Nurtures Female Construction Workers More Than Other States
2014-12-15 19:49:38
A new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research and Jobs for the Future highlights Oregon’s efforts to improve gender diversity in the highway construction trades while noting that few other states use federal dollars to attract and prepare more women for careers in the heavy highway construction workforce.

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UPDATE 1-SunCoke Energy to halve coal production, cut 175 jobs
2014-12-15 19:45:28
SunCoke Energy Inc, which produces coke used in steelmaking, said it would more than halve its annual coal production and cut 175 jobs due to weak prices.

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Slumping oil price undercuts Stephen Harper: Goar
2014-12-15 19:42:39
Harper rails at environmental advocates as his oil-centred economic vision runs aground.

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430,000 Advanced Energy Jobs In California… Today!
2014-12-13 22:03:12
According to the Advanced Energy Economy Institute, the advanced energy industry in California has about 431,800 jobs.

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With oil trading below US$60, provinces brace for impact of global oil price shock
2014-12-13 22:01:10
When provincial finance ministers meet Monday with their federal counterpart, routine gripes over equalization payments and pension reform will be pushed back by a much bigger concern — plunging global oil prices and the impact on Canada, particularly in the oil patch.

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Tumbling oil could take thousands of jobs with it
2014-12-13 21:59:33
The oil price crash could take thousands of good-paying jobs with it in America and around the world.

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STEM postdoc researchers are highly trained, but for what?
2014-12-10 21:15:03
The STEM fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics supposedly suffer from a shortage of graduates. Conventional wisdom says there’s no one for employers to hire for science and engineering jobs.

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Canada rail safety jobs vacant as budget cuts bite
2014-12-10 21:13:28
Budget cuts have left safety-related engineering positions vacant in the Canadian agency responsible for overseeing shipments of dangerous goods, government records show, fuelling worries about trains moving oil across the country.

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Welders Earning $100 an Hour Hindering U.S. Chemical Boom
2014-12-10 21:11:37
John Floren’s plans to dismantle two petrochemical plants in Chile and rebuild them in Louisiana didn’t include paying welders and pipe fitters more than $100 a hour, almost 20 percent more than expected.

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Column: What a skilled trades career looks like for Michigan teens
2014-12-10 21:09:53
Now that Governor Rick Snyder has secured the governorship for another term, expect to see a strong focus on vocational education training during the next four years.

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Massive need for miners in the US
2014-12-09 21:52:56
In news that may perk up Australian miners who have lost a job, the US mining industry is having trouble finding enough workers to fill spaces, according to new reports.

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BP rate of job losses set to increase
2014-12-09 21:51:13
The rate of job losses across BP in the UK and abroad will increase after dropping oil prices intensified the company’s simplification plans, the oil giant said.

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How to turn a manufacturing job into a career
2014-12-09 21:48:55
It's one thing to have a job. Jobs are necessary in order to make money so that we can provide for ourselves and perhaps others as well with housing, food, clothing, transportation -

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Career fair brings prospective workers to Windsor with 300 skilled jobs
2014-12-09 21:47:35
With the city’s unemployment rate one of the country’s highest at nine per cent, how do you stop people from leaving Windsor and going to places like Alberta?

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Where The Jobs Will (And Won't) Be In 2015
2014-12-09 21:45:50
If you hope to land a job in the next three months, where in the US will you find the most vibrant employment market?

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Will NTUC's white-collar push work?
2014-12-07 20:30:56
They are professionals, managers and executives (PMEs) about as far removed from the grime of labouring toil as you can imagine.

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In search of a bridge between STEM education and employment
2014-12-07 20:29:23
When Katie Talda graduates from college, she will join the other women who account for only 8 percent of recent engineering graduates on the Wasatch Front.

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Terra putting people to work with training, apprenticeships
2014-12-07 20:27:56
Steve Steinmetz has worked at IAC’s Huron plant 16 years, and he decided he wanted to change things up a little about two years ago.

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How Renewable Energy Jobs Are Changing America
2014-12-07 20:26:30
Few industries in the U.S. are growing as fast as renewable energy.

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Global oil prices slide, rout undeterred by U.S. jobs data
2014-12-05 23:05:28
Global oil prices slid further on Friday, with Brent on track for the first weekly close below $70 a barrel since 2010, as strong U.S. employment data did little to lift the oil market's bearish mood a day after Saudi Arabia cut official selling prices.

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Construction unemployment moving closer to pre-meltdown rates
2014-12-05 23:04:02
Here’s some good employment news for one of the recession’s hardest hit groups: The jobless rate for construction workers is getting closer to pre-meltdown levels, according to government data released Friday.

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Why It’s Still Hard to Find the Job You Really Want
2014-12-05 23:02:28
The U.S. economy is adding jobs at a surprisingly fast pace. They just might not be the ones you want.

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Plan to add engineering degrees at three UW campuses meets resistance from Madison, Platteville
2014-12-05 23:01:03
Three University of Wisconsin System campuses in northwest Wisconsin want to open a cooperative engineering program, arguing their region needs more engineers and their schools should meet those needs with a pipeline of job-ready graduates....

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Outgoing Holden engineers snapped up overseas
2014-12-05 22:58:14
One-third of all Holden engineers set to secure jobs internationally or at cross-town rival Ford.

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Tom Mulcair: Pipeline projects need rigorous review process
2014-12-05 22:56:44
Taking the time to get development right for proposed pipeline projects can prevent devastating environmental damage.

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Germany – Strong demand for skilled workers
2014-12-02 14:36:55
There was an increase of +11% in the number of construction and skilled trade jobs across Germany in the 12 months to October 2014, according to the Adecco Job Index. - See more at: http://www.staffingindustry.com/eng/Research-Publications/Daily-News/Germany-Strong-demand-for-skilled-workers-32257#sthash.2AQatIx1.dpuf
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Windsor-Essex job fair looks to fill 150 manufacturing positions
2014-12-02 14:35:39

Windsor-Essex manufacturers are hoping an upcoming job fair will help with their growing demand for positions in technical and skilled trades.

The Technical and Skilled Trades Career Fair will be held at Caesars Windsor on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

An aggressive and integrated advertising and media campaign has been launched to attract potential candidates.



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Energy companies find effective ways to draw top talent
2014-11-17 21:04:13
More than three decades have passed since the 1980s oil downturn, which hit the oil and gas industry hard.

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Ask Matt: Where can I get a good job without a degree?
2014-11-17 21:01:04
I never finished college and am struggling to find work. Is there an industry where I can get a well-paid job without spending four years on a degree?

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Closing The Skills Gap for New Manufacturing Workers
2014-11-17 20:58:17
There are vast numbers of excellent manufacturing jobs unfilled today because employers cannot find applicants qualified to fill them.

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Keystone XL's mixed forecast for job creation
2014-11-14 20:40:29
Whatever your feelings about it, there's no doubt that the Keystone XL is an ambitious construction project: A 1,179-mile pipeline that will travel from Canada through Montana and South Dakota to Nebraska.

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Sliding Oil and Gas Prices Give Americans More Money to Spend
2014-11-14 20:32:26
American consumers are going to enjoy a more bountiful Christmas this year, thanks in part to a most unlikely source: Saudi Arabia.

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New gas jobs to come in Bowen and Surat Basins
2014-11-14 20:30:45
Santos has proposed further developments to Queensland gas fields throughout the Bowen and Surat Basins, with claims they could create a further 1900 jobs on top of existing numbers.

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Construction training and apprenticeship programs grow as worker demand heats up
2014-11-14 17:38:55
Construction tradesmen and contractors train for special construction jobs Thursday night in Coconut Creek.

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Kids visit uni to learn about jobs
2014-11-14 17:36:51
STUDENTS of the future made an early visit to their university to have a look at a £30million redevelopment.

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Study says California solar boom makes the state a national leader, prepares new generation of workers
2014-11-10 18:48:38
Strong statewide and federal clean-energy policies have positioned California as the nation’s solar energy leader in terms of generating new, well-paying construction and permanent jobs while working to curb climate change, according to a new report by UC Berkeley.

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Why are we relying on unreliable oil?
2014-11-10 18:44:31
Canadians have an intimate, dependent and, shall we say, conflicted relationship with oil.

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Students, teachers find endless opportunities at QVCC Expo
2014-11-10 18:42:49
Putnam High School technology teacher Jerry Mailhot brought 12 students to a manufacturing expo at Quinebaug Valley Community College on Nov 7.

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SouthCoast schools prep students for eventual wind energy jobs
2014-11-10 18:39:26
It goes without saying that the arrival of the Cape Wind offshore wind power project at the city's new Maritime Commerce Terminal will bring jobs with it.

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Texas leads growth in oil and gas production jobs
2014-11-05 19:50:21
According to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), Texas added more than 19 000 new private sector jobs in oil and natural gas production in 2013, almost six times the number added in New Mexico, the highest state for oil and natural gas production jobs added last year.

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Community College Skilled Trades Equipment Program makes funds available for job training
2014-11-05 19:48:25
The Community College Skilled Trades Equipment Program, approved by the Michigan Strategic Fund, will give Michigan community colleges access to $50 million to provide job training in high-wage, high and middle skill, and high-demand occupations.

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U.Va. gets high marks for Engineer pay after graduation
2014-11-04 16:45:02
School ranks above all other Virginia schools in self reported data

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Why create a job in America?
2014-11-04 16:21:19
The construction industry is about to take off. And jobs could follow.

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Jobs in e-commerce sector in demand among B-school, engineering graduates
2014-11-04 16:16:53
Engineering and B-school graduates are opting for jobs in the e-commerce industry over sectors like FMCG, consulting, financial services and infrastructure, according to a poll by Assocham.

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Skilled Trades and Technologies Week set
2014-11-04 16:14:36
Demonstrations highlighting skilled trades and technologies will be showcased Thursday in Saskatoon as part of weeklong activities showing the importance of those areas of work.

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BHP cuts jobs at Mt Arthur coal mine
2014-11-04 16:12:11
BHP has announced a new round of cuts at its Mt Arthur coal mine in the Hunter Valley.

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