Outdoor Job Fair For Those Who Can Take The HeatThe companies are offering jobs that typically place workers in outdoor conditions. Hence the name - “Some Like It Hot” Job Fair.
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.
Bill, Melinda Gates Turn Attention Toward Poverty In AmericaBill and Melinda Gates say they're now digging into the layers of U.S. poverty that they haven't been deeply involved with at the national level, including employment, race, housing, mental health, incarceration and substance abuse.
Does Bringing Amazon To Your Town Boost Employment?A new study looks at lavish tax benefits from cities and states vying to become the new home for Amazon's 2nd headquarters and if they actually pay off.
Texas Jobless Rate Improves 7 Straight MonthsAmarillo and Midland had the lowest unemployment rates in Texas last month at 2.6 percent.
Lawsuit Says Companies Use Facebook To Exclude Older Workers From JobsLegal experts are now questioning whether Facebook is liable for helping the defendants potentially violate the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
Amazon Goes On Hiring Spree As Labor Market TightensThe company says that it's looking to fill more than 50,000 positions across the U.S.
Thousands Line Up For Chance To Work For Lockheed MartinPeople stood in lines blocks long waiting to get inside and interview for a job with Lockheed Martin
Erasing The Gender Pay Gap; One Ask At A TimeEconomists say on average, for every dollar that men earn, women earn roughly $.79 -- and the gap is even wider for women of color.
US Adds 235K Jobs, Unemployment Rate Falls To 4.7 pct.U.S. employers added a robust 235,000 jobs in February and wages rose at a healthy clip, a sign the economy remains on solid footing after nearly eight years of recovery.
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.
Ex-Offenders Find Second Chance Through Habitat For HumanityA new program spearheaded by Dallas’ Habitat For Humanity is giving ex-offenders and others down on their luck, a second chance at making an honest living.