- Contra Costa County to host job fair with 4 dozen companies Updated: May-28-15 6:18 am
BRENTWOOD, California - Contra Costa County expects hundreds of people looking for a job at its job fair.
- US negotiator in nuke talks with Iran to leave job in summer Updated: May-27-15 10:58 pm
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration's lead nuclear negotiator is leaving her post this summer, by which point the U.S. hopes to have reached an accord with Iran.
- Love not war wins for small businesses and large companies Updated: May-27-15 2:45 pm
NEW YORK - Imagine a world where David and Goliath are best buds. Well it's becoming reality more frequently in the business world.
- North Carolina unemployment rate up to 5.5 percent in April Updated: May-27-15 12:35 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A continuing stream of sidelined workers who have resumed looking for jobs caused North Carolina's unemployment rate to tick up to 5.5 percent in April.
- Connecticut adds 1,200 jobs in April as jobless rate falls Updated: May-26-15 3:01 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Employers in Connecticut added 1,200 jobs in April, the 10th monthly job gain in the past year, the Department of Labor said Tuesday.
- Phelps' coach returns to college ranks at Arizona State Updated: May-25-15 9:21 am
Bob Bowman will always be known as Michael Phelps' coach.
- Ohio bill would give state boost to veteran entrepreneurs Updated: May-24-15 9:49 pm
CINCINNATI - Navy veteran Mike Nichols says veteran-owned businesses aren't asking for handouts from the state, but they could use a little help leveling the playing field in competing with non-veterans who may have had more time to get on-the job-experience.
- Women-owned businesses surge in Wyoming Updated: May-24-15 12:56 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Jane Eickbush opened Bouquets Unlimited here in 1982 and has been the boss ever since.
- Mideast youth unemployment rises amid post-Arab Spring chaos Updated: May-21-15 3:40 pm
KITTEH, Jordan - Fawziyeh Sharif and dozens of other young women who make jeans for the U.S. market in a factory in this village in northern Jordan consider themselves lucky - even though they spend 48 hours a week bent over sewing machines for minimum wage.
- Indiana State Fair to hold job fair, wants to hire 500 Updated: May-21-15 8:04 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana State Fair organizers hope to hire more than 500 seasonal workers for this year's event.
- NY report measures tax exemptions, job gains Updated: May-19-15 3:04 am
ALBANY, New York - New York's comptroller reports that the state's industrial development agencies received $660 million in tax exemptions in 2013, up $105 million from 2012.
- Va. Tech student finding success in accessories business Updated: May-17-15 1:52 pm
BLACKSBURG, Virginia - In a world where much of the most appealing new businesses revolve around ever changing high-tech gadgets, some will never let go of the more simple, timeless things.
- Kansas revising rules for public retirees returning to work Updated: May-15-15 7:29 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Legislators have approved a bill rewriting the rules for teachers, school administrators and other public employees who return to work after retiring.
- Post-Oscar, Mo'Nique practices work-life balancing act Updated: May-14-15 12:49 pm
LOS ANGELES - "Don't call it a comeback."
- Assembly, maintenance, wait staff jobs at Littleton event Updated: May-13-15 4:34 am
LITTLETON, New Hampshire - The New Hampshire Employment Security agency is hosting a job fair in Littleton, New Hampshire, on Thursday.
- Google opens its first Asia startup campus in Seoul Updated: May-08-15 3:59 am
SEOUL, South Korea - Google's first campus for startups and entrepreneurs in Asia opened on Friday in a glitzy neighborhood of South Korea's capital Seoul.
- Historian retires; climate foes back chem bill Updated: May-07-15 3:16 pm
WASHINGTON - Senate historian Donald Ritchie is stepping down from his "front-row seat to the best show in town."
- Tech exec's loss raises question: How to grieve and work? Updated: May-07-15 2:58 pm
NEW YORK - What happened to Sheryl Sandberg could happen to anyone: The woman who wrote the book on balancing career and family will have to figure out how soon she will return to her high-profile job following the unexpected death of her husband.
- For some long-term unemployed, hope arises: A job audition Updated: May-06-15 12:23 pm
WASHINGTON - Bill Lewis was under more pressure than most new hires when he began a job in information technology last year in Monroe, Connecticut. Jobless for a year, he had eight weeks to persuade his employer to keep him and pay his salary.
- Tech executive mourned by Silicon Valley luminaries Updated: May-05-15 11:11 pm
PALO ALTO, California - Tech industry luminaries and friends gathered Tuesday for a memorial service honoring David Goldberg, a popular business leader whose marriage to Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg made them one of Silicon Valley's most prominent couples.
- Lafayette government agency to host job fair next week Updated: May-05-15 12:32 pm
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - The Lafayette Economic Development Authority will host its annual job fair next week.
- Work to start this summer on nature center closed by Katrina Updated: May-05-15 7:28 am
NEW ORLEANS - Work will begin this summer toward reopening an 86-acre eastern New Orleans nature center closed since Hurricane Katrina, the Audubon Nature Institute says.
- Suit: No automatic license suspensions over child support Updated: May-04-15 1:50 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - A new class action lawsuit seeks to end the automatic suspensions of driver's licenses held by parents in New Jersey who are behind on child support payments.
- Morningstar CEO's entrepreneurial spirit has Munster roots Updated: May-03-15 12:38 pm
MUNSTER, Indiana - The high school yearbook photos show a brightly smiling teen who was active in science club and chess club, and who worked on the stage crews of numerous school plays.
- Omaha public school teachers, district strike pay deal Updated: May-02-15 4:01 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - Omaha Public Schools and its teachers union have struck a deal for a new contract that would give teachers raises over the next three years and increase the starting salary for new teachers.