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Don't panic, college seniors: It's getting easier to land a job as employers seek fresh talent
2015-04-18 19:07:52
The consulting and accounting firm EY is aggressively recruiting on college campuses this spring.

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Schlumberger Profit Falls 39%; 11,000 More Jobs Cut
2015-04-18 19:06:19
Oil-services company says workforce down 15% from peak levels

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High school forum for manufacturing, energy jobs
2015-04-18 19:01:13
A new outreach, Beaver County’s Energy and Advanced Manufacturing Partnership, will bring together high school students from across the region to educate them about career options.

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Why Mexico is eating Canada's lunch
2015-04-18 18:55:11
Grohe Canada is just one of the latest manufacturers to follow suit, moving 200 jobs to Monterrey—one of the most dangerous in the world.

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Lack of a Coal-Fired Plant Doesn’t Explain the Blackout
2015-04-18 18:52:25
The limited power outage in our nation’s capital last week didn’t result from a lack of power-generation capacity


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Area students learn about construction during career fair
2015-04-18 18:50:06
Wanted: welders, electricians, millwrights, scaffold builders, carpenters and others for construction trades.

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Oil Layoffs Hit 100,000 and Counting
2015-04-15 17:53:40
Roughnecks feel brunt of cuts as tumble in price of crude ripples through energy industry

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Four Things the Class of 2015 Needs to Know to Get a Job
2015-04-15 17:50:46
Employers are putting up more job postings, planning to hire more graduates, and hungry for BAs

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Men urged to take jobs in female-dominated professions, UBC researcher says
2015-04-15 17:48:55
More men should be taking on roles in female-dominated professions like nursing and early childhood education, according to a UBC psychology researcher.

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Could Vocational Education Be the Answer to Failing High Schools?
2015-04-15 17:47:22
Well-designed programs can prepare students both for college and for skilled jobs—the Holy Grail for success in today's economy.

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Minister Poilievre participates in roundtable on tax cuts and training with Progressive Contractors Association of Canada
2015-04-15 17:45:47
The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, gathered feedback and advice today during roundtable discussions that touched on issues such as tax cuts, job training, apprenticeships and other government priorities.

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Lack of education stifles US mobility
2015-04-14 21:06:47
School system fails to equip poorer children with basic skills.

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Study: College Educations Drive U.S. Economic Growth, Including Manufacturing
2015-04-14 21:03:30
A new report said technological innovation and increased educational attainment fueled a dramatic increase in manufacturing productivity in recent decades.

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The Valley And The Upstarts: The Cities Creating The Most Tech Jobs
2015-04-14 21:01:30
No industry generates more hype, and hope, than technology. From 2004 to 2014, the number of tech-related jobs in the United States expanded 31%, faster than other high-growth sectors like health care and business services.

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WORKERS WANTED: Thousands of jobs in engineering, technology
2015-04-14 20:59:28
Today is your day if you are looking for a new job. Thousands of jobs are up for grabs in engineering, technology, science and the skilled trades.

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Getting their hands on tools of the trade
2015-04-14 20:56:55
More than 10,000 high school students from across Ontario will be attending Future Building 2015 in Toronto today to learn about the high-tech construction sector.

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Energy East pipeline opposition tour stops in Regina
2015-04-14 20:54:18
About 150 people in Regina came out Monday evening to hear from speakers opposing TransCanada’s proposed Energy East pipeline.

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What shuttering coal plants means for energy jobs
2015-04-13 19:04:28
*Coal industry lost 50,000 jobs since 2011* Energy jobs growing overall* Natural gas a big growth area

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Woman's website seeks 'pink' peers in the oil and gas industry
2015-04-13 19:01:57
Katie Mehnert can pinpoint the launch point of her energy career to a single room.

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Zooming out on the global economy
2015-04-13 19:00:13
The new picture of Canadian job growth, breaking down Conservative economic policy, and watching the world’s cash pile

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UMD Program Approves 15 Technology Product Development Projects Teaming Maryland Companies With System Faculty
2015-04-03 17:49:25
Four aquaculture projects highlight round

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Don’t Angst Too Much Over One Weak Jobs Report
2015-04-03 17:47:03
Is the U.S. economy in trouble? That could be one way to look at Friday’s weak employment report. But there’s little reason to think the lull will last.

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Trades labour shortage holds back local construction sector
2015-04-03 16:58:01
Sudbury Construction Association says northeast faces a labour crisis

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How To Reenergize The Hard-Hit Oil And Gas Industry
2015-04-03 16:55:49
Here’s a piece of legislation the Republican Congress should pass pronto: end the decades old, misbegotten ban on the export of crude oil, as well as the stifling bureaucratic restrictions on the export of natural gas.

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Trades training for North Van students
2015-04-03 16:37:01
High-school students in North Vancouver are getting a head-start in hands-on trades training at the Squamish Nation Trade Centre.

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AAUW has new recommendations for women in STEM
2015-03-30 22:23:33
The organization's latest report examines the most male-dominated STEM fields

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Sinking crude price spurs terminal operator Canexus to cut jobs
2015-03-30 22:21:45
Terminal operator Canexus Corp. said it has “significantly” cut jobs at its Calgary head office as well as at its loading facility in northeastern Alberta, as sinking crude prices slash demand for crude-by-rail services.

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Province invests $4 million for trade school expansion
2015-03-19 22:27:32
The Manitoba government announced it will invest $4 million to expand the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology.

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OPEC’s decline will be Canada’s gain as the organization’s influence wanes
2015-03-19 22:25:48
It’s tough to see any upside today from the break up – through job cuts, investment pullbacks, project cancellations — of many parts of Western Canada’s energy economy due to the collapse in oil prices.

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Cheap oil is costing 100,000 jobs
2015-03-19 22:24:31
A year ago, the oil industry's biggest problem was finding a way to deal with the "retirement tsunami" about to crash down on it as older oilfield workers hung up their cork boots to enjoy freedom at 55.

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Proos Backs Expansion Of Jobs Training Program
2015-03-17 21:15:01
State Senator John Proos is among those supporting the expansion of an initiative that allows community colleges to provide training to workers entering the market in a skilled trade.

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Nexen Energy cutting 340 jobs in North America and 60 in the U.K. as it adapts to oil-price collapse
2015-03-17 21:11:31
Nexen Energy ULC said Tuesday it will cut hundreds of jobs as it seeks to adapt to the collapse in oil prices in recent months.

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Alberta's Construction Industry Faces Three Years Of Job Losses
2015-03-17 21:06:44
After years of rapid growth, Alberta's construction industry can expect an extended downturn that will result in project delays, cancellations and job layoffs, says a new report.

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Removing U.S. oil ban would create jobs beyond drilling: report
2015-03-17 21:03:36
Lifting a 40-year-old U.S. ban on crude exports would create a wide range of jobs in the oil drilling supply chain and broader economy even in states that produce little or no oil, according to a report released on Tuesday.

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5 things you should know before you start your workday
2015-03-16 22:12:34
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Here’s your executive summary of the most newsworthy, fascinating and amusing stories...

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Job cuts in oil patch slowing business in downtown Calgary
2015-03-16 22:09:47
Fewer people getting shoeshines and plenty of downtown parking spots for rent

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Itemizing The Oil Bust: 75,000 Layoffs And Counting
2015-03-16 22:06:49
The American Oil Bust of 2015 is making it cheaper to fill up our tanks at the gas station, but it is decimating our nation’s oil and gas workforce as companies slash spending in hopes of surviving the downturn.

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Skilled trades need more women to train up and tool up
2015-03-16 22:04:55
If we want a strong and vibrant economic future, then it’s key that strong and vibrant women help drive it.

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Terra State offering skilled trade training
2015-03-16 22:01:34
Summer program available at no cost to students entering 10th grade in Sandusky and Ottawa counties

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Appleton charter school focuses on skilled trades
2015-03-16 21:59:46
Appleton Technical Academy hopes to train students for careers, give them a head-start on technical college degrees.

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Is a career in the skilled trades for you?
2015-03-16 21:55:30
Is a job in construction or a skilled trade for you?

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More Jobs Coming to Calgary and Edmonton in 2015 Despite Oil Price Fears
2015-03-10 17:25:08
What a difference a few months make. Throughout 2014, Calgary and Edmonton were ranked as the top two Canadian 'Markets to Watch', both ranking high for investment, development and housing prospects.

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Northeast B.C.’s top five in-demand jobs
2015-03-10 17:20:40
B.C. government’s Pulse of the Peace report forecasts best employment prospects in the region

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How Our 'Free Trade' Policies Kill Jobs
2015-03-10 17:18:56
Trade is great. We all trade. A lot of us trade labor for money that buys other things.

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China’s Jobs Picture Darkens
2015-03-10 17:13:42
Labor minister warns of slowing job growth in urban China; Survey finds hiring pickup unlikely

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Sasol Cuts 1,500 Jobs as Oil Price Slumps
2015-03-09 21:10:00
Petrochemicals company also slashed its dividend, though its second-half net profit jumped....

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Why the robot boom in manufacturing is actually a good thing
2015-03-09 21:07:37
I haven’t seen Chappie, which opened in movie theatres this past weekend, and apparently neither have many other folks.

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Energy and mining stocks help push TSX lower for second day
2015-03-09 20:30:05
Canadian stocks fell a second day, dropping to a five-week low, as commodities producers retreated after China reduced imports a second month.

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Protecting Our Environment Is a Matter of Life or Death
2015-03-09 20:28:22
Latino families are an important part of California's economy, contributing to our social growth and vitality.

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Government investment supports skills training
2015-03-06 19:23:00
The announcement was made March 5 at the Cumberland College Nipawin campus, by Randy Hoback, Member of Parliament for Prince Albert on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, that an investment of $92,000 from the Government of Canada will help support the purchase of new equipment to expand their electrical and industrial mechanics certificate programs.

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