Should Employers Keep Testing Workers For Pot?Most employers screen job applicants for marijuana use, even in states where it's legal for medical and recreational use. That has some experts arguing that the practice is a waste of time.
America's Toughest Job Interview QuestionsEven though employers are creating new jobs, many are adding tougher interview questions or asking applicants to perform skill tests as a way to skim the cream of the crop.
Texas Unemployment Rate Up Slightly, Despite Adding Jobs In JulyThe Texas Workforce Commission is reporting the Texas unemployment rate rose slightly in July to 4.6 percent, continuing a recent trend.
Obama Administration Expands "TechHire" Jobs InitiativeThe White House is adding 15 new communities to its "TechHire" initiative for getting low-skilled workers jobs in the tech economy.
Texas Unemployment Starts Year Down, 4.5 Percent In JanuaryThe Texas jobless rate has started the year on a lower note with 4.5 percent unemployment during January.
EmployAbility Hosts Job Fair For North Texans With DisabilitiesEmployers expected to attend include Bank of America, Southwest Airlines and PepsiCo.
Grow South Kicks Off $1.8M Youth Employment ProgramThe goal of the City of Dallas ‘Grow South’ economic development plan is to improve the quality of life in southern Dallas. Today, a part of the equation focusing on jobs kicked off in Oak Cliff.
Texas Ranks 2nd In The American High-Tech Job MarketAfter adding some 10,000 net jobs between 2011 and 2012, Texas is ranked second in the nation for high-tech employment. Texas reportedly has more than 485,000 technology jobs, a lot of them right here in North Texas.
Want More Time Off? Some Texas Employers Let You Buy ItWant more time off work to hang out at the beach? Need a little cash and have vacation days to spare? Some North Texas companies allow their workers to buy and sell vacation time, a perk that gives workers more flexibility in managing time off.
Personal Emails, Texts Win Privacy In House VoteTexas employers could not compel workers to reveal personal text messages or hand over email passwords under a bill given preliminary approval Thursday in a divided House vote.
Weekly U.S. Jobless Claims Fall To 355K Last WeekThe number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell last week by 8,000 to a seasonally adjusted 355,000, a possible sign of a healing job market.
Texas Unemployment Rate Down To 7.1-PercentThe Texas unemployment rate has fallen for a sixth consecutive month to 7.1 percent in February as the state had a third straight month of job growth exceeding 20,000 positions.