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Training Program Helps Suburban Residents Push For Biking, Walking Paths

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Stunning half rainbow captured at SMFR training

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Blues rally comes way too late

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Why Companies Lose 17 Percent of Women Employees at Mid-Career

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Why Companies Lose 17 Percent of Women Employees at Mid-Career


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Looking for work? 20+ companies hiring at NKY job fair

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CherryVale Mall to host job fair next week

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Growth & Jobs | Alphanso Blake - The Professional Artist
His paintings are displayed in art galleries from Kingston to Port of Spain and New York, and Alphanso Blake is now considering expanding his focus beyond the Caribbean and North America. Successfully sharing his artistic talent with the wider world requires applying skills many other professionals would be familiar with, Blake says. His focus is on the continued evolution in the development of his artistic process, but he also carries out the more mundane and vitally essential tasks of maintaining contact with his existing patrons, while reaching out to potential clients and new galleries   Read More ...
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District attorney, city want to train Staten Island salon workers to detect signs of domestic abuse
Beauty salon workers are trained to help their customers look their best — but on Staten Island, some will also be trained to spot signs of intimate partner violence. Staten Island District Attorney Michael McMahon and Commissioner Cecile Noel, of the Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence, on Monday announced a new awareness program to train hair and nail salon workers on how to spot the signs and safely direct customers to resources and help   Read More ...
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Duggar Family Critics Slam Derick Dillard For Job Tweets: Jill Duggar’s Husband Admits To Mission Salary
Critics of the Duggar family are blasting Derick Dillard over a series of recent tweets concerning his employment history. The star tried to argue that he’s been gainfully employed for years, but this claim backfired when it drew attention to his controversial fundraising efforts. As noted by the Duggar Family News: Life Is Not All Pickles and Hairspray Facebook page, critics of the Duggar family have been questioning Derick Dillard’s work history for years   Read More ...
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Training Program Helps Suburban Residents Push For Biking, Walking Paths
CHICAGO (CBS) — Getting around by bicycle or on foot in the suburbs is often difficult. But an organization that promotes biking, walking and public transportation is trying to make that easier and get suburban residents involved to push for these changes. In late September, the Active Transportation Alliance launched “Bike Walk Every Town,” a new advocacy training program for people in suburban communities who want to more transportation options   Read More ...
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We Tried It: The Rumble Boxing Workout Kendall Jenner, David Beckham and Selena Gomez Love
What Is it: Rumble is HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training), strength training, metabolic conditioning (METCON), and uppercut throwing cardio in one clean class. Level of Difficulty: 8/10 This class is a challenge from start to finish! I was dripping in sweat and my muscles were on fire, but the beauty of it is that you can go at your own pace   Read More ...
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Manufacturing jobs on rise in Dothan area
Houston County experiences highest increase in manufacturing jobs. . Manufacturing jobs on rise in Dothan area Houston County experiences highest increase in manufacturing jobs DOTHAN, Ala. — Manufacturing jobs are on the rise in southeast Alabama. Local media reports that Houston County experienced a 21 percent increase in manufacturing jobs within the past year. It topped all other counties in Alabama by a substantial margin   Read More ...
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Stunning half rainbow captured at SMFR training
KUSA - South Metro Fire Rescue took a rather magical photo during a training exercise on Sunday. Light and water appear to have collided perfectly to capture a stunning shot of a half rainbow. And SMFR had a perfect caption to go along with the photo. “Now we're recruiting Dalmatian spotted Unicorns to ride on our rainbow spraying fire engines,” the   Read More ...
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How to answer the job interview question, 'What's your favorite website?'
Hiring managers don't just want to know if you've got the skills for a specific position. They also want to know if you'll fit into the company's culture, and an easy way to do that is trying to understand who you are outside of the office. While some employers may inquire about your hobbies and side hustles, one common question candidates can expect to be asked in an interview is, "What is your favorite website?" According to career strategist Mary Grace Gardner from The Young Professionista, this question allows interviewers to gain insight into how you utilize your down time   Read More ...
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19-year-old woman dies after being hit crossing street on first day at job
A 19-year-old Brockton woman died Saturday after she was struck while crossing the street on her first day at a new job, according to a spokesman for Norfolk District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey. Ariel Dineen was on an afternoon break from her job at Party City and crossing Stockwell Drive in the busy shopping area, moving west toward the Dunkin Donuts, where her sister works, according to David Traub, the spokesman   Read More ...
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In D.C., efforts to champion alternatives to four-year degrees slow to gain traction
In 2016-2017 Burnsville High School launched a radically redesigned curriculum to try to plug Minnesota’s job skills gap. The suburban school south of the Twin Cities now funnels students into career pathways instead of a general academic regimen. Burnsville has become a national model for states like Minnesota that face a disconnect between available employment and the training needed to fill them   Read More ...
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The Latest: Packers line healthy for the 1st time all season
The Latest on the NFL's sixth Sunday of the regular season (all times Eastern): The Green Bay Packers will have their starting offensive line fully intact for the first time in six games this season when they play at Minnesota. Left tackle David Bakhtiari is back from a hamstring injury that kept him out of the last four games, a key development for the Packers in trying to slow Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen and the team's strong pass rush   Read More ...
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Even with plethora of job openings, some workers struggle to find employment
After 20 years as a manufacturing production supervisor, Joe Pinnow wanted to change jobs. But the transition hasn’t been as successful as the 55-year-old Sun Prairie resident had hoped. In August he left a $70,000-a-year job only to find himself two months later driving for the ride-sharing service Lyft with no health insurance and dipping into his retirement savings. For the past two months he has put in about 30 applications for management jobs with no luck   Read More ...
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Workplace Diversity Job Fair: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Workplace Diversity Job Fair. Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.The Colonnade Hotel - 120 Huntington Ave., Boston. The Boston Herald is hosting their bi-annual Workplace Diversity Job Fair on Tuesday, October 24. Companies from the Greater Boston area will be in attendance looking for candidates to fill positions in areas including sales, business, medical, retail, technology and more! Look for a special pull-out section on Monday, October 23 for all the information you will need to make the job fair a success for you   Read More ...
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Indiana recruit Arushi Singh closes Waubonsie Valley career fifth in the state
FORSYTH, Ill. — Waubonsie Valley senior Arushi Singh couldn't help but let nostalgia creep up on her at Saturday's Class 2A state finals. Sentimental feelings? Of course. But there was zero chance a stroll down memory lane would cause Singh to trip up. The four-year state qualifier finished her career with a stellar even-par 72 at Hickory Point, giving Singh all-state honors in a tie for fifth in the 112-player field   Read More ...
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Blues rally comes way too late
TAMPA, FLA. • Blues coach Mike Yeo saw the Blues’ game with Tampa Bay on Saturday as the difference between a great road trip and a so-so road trip. Win it and the Blues would go 3-1 on a weeklong journey through New York and Florida; lose it and go 2-2, but with losses in the final two games. “It’s about how we respond,” he said after the team lost to Florida by three goals on Thursday   Read More ...
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Montana tech leaders discuss why so few women aim for computer careers
At the recent Montana High Tech Jobs Summit in Missoula, there were 26 male speakers and eight female speakers. Patricia Duce, a lecturer at the University of Montana who teaches computer science, estimates there are about 10 male students for every female student in her classes. That disparity is representative of a national situation: There are many fewer women in the high-tech industry than men   Read More ...
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Becoming a Steelworker Liberated Her. Then Her Job Moved to Mexico.
But the factory anchored her otherwise tumultuous life. Men had come and gone. Houses had been bought and lost. But the job had always been there. For 17 years. Until now. Shannon and her co-workers had gotten the news back in October: The factory was closing. Ball bearings would move to a new plant in Monterrey, Mexico. Roller bearings would go to McAllen, Tex   Read More ...
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Professional tree climbers show off skills in Lexington park | Lexington Herald Leader
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Nkayi Women Receive Training in Poultry Rearing
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9 companies that offer incredible professional development programs
When looking for a new job, it's easy to get so caught up in the present moment that you don't put much thought into what your future trajectory at the company might look like. But keeping your professional development in mind is critical — few things are more frustrating than putting years of your life into a company only to plateau, with few or no raises, promotions and new challenges   Read More ...
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Google unveils job training initiative with $1 billion pledge
Google unveiled an initiative on Thursday to help train Americans for jobs in technology and committed to donating $1 billion during the next five years to nonprofits in education and professional training. The new program, Grow with Google, will create an online destination for job seekers to get training and professional certificates and for businesses to improve Web services. The company’s goal, executives said, is to allow anyone with an Internet connection to become proficient with technology and prepare for a job in areas like information technology support and app development   Read More ...
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Facebook posts 18 positions for new $300 million Papillion data center that will one day employ 100-plus
Facebook is now hiring for its $300 million Papillion data center. The company has posted 18 positions on its careers page and is accepting applications. The open positions are in data center operations, facility operations and security. The roughly 1,000,000-square-foot data center off Nebraska Highway 50 and Capehart Road is expected to one day employ more than 100 full-time people. Eventually, Facebook will need electricians, air conditioning and heating specialists, culinary and cleaning staff, operations staff, logistics staff and security persons, said Lindsay Amos, a Facebook spokesperson   Read More ...
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Careers: 8 jobs that won’t exist in 2030
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The 50 highest-paying jobs in the health care industry
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Vermont Education Agency hires career coordinator
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Agency of Education has hired an expert to help ensure technical education programs train students in the skills needed by some of the state's employers. The agency said Thursday that Oscar Aliaga is the state's first ever Career Pathways Coordinator. The goal of the program is to ensure students can get the education and training they need to get jobs in Vermont's high-wage, high-growth careers   Read More ...
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David Bakhtiari sounds like he'll miss his fifth straight game
GREEN BAY — David Bakhtiari admitted that he hasn’t been the most pleasant fellow to be around while sidelined by a hamstring injury. The Green Bay Packers left tackle likes to say that he has “a terrible case of FOMO” — the fear of missing out — and he’s been missing out on a lot since sustaining the injury late in the regular-season opener   Read More ...
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Want a holiday job? Here's who's hiring seasonal employees.
Editor's note: This story has been updated to add new information about job openings at Amazon and a special discount for employees at Toys R Us. The holiday hiring season is here and it may come with a gift for employees this year: the potential for extra hours. A low unemployment rate means both potential and existing employees have a competitive edge this year among an array of seasonal job opportunities   Read More ...
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Court clears way for 6-game suspension of Cowboys' Elliott
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — A federal appeals court cleared the way Thursday for the NFL to impose a six-game suspension on Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott over domestic violence allegations, siding with the league in the latest high-profile fight over its ability to punish players for off-field behavior. In a 2-1 decision, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel in New Orleans granted the league's emergency request to set aside an injunction and ordered a district court in Texas to dismiss Elliott's case   Read More ...
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Education Agency hires new career pathways coordinator
Vermont Business Magazine Governor Phil Scott and the Vermont Agency of Education (AOE) has hired Dr Oscar Aliaga as Vermont’s first ever State Career Pathways Coordinator. This position will help align Career Technical Educational (CTE) program offerings to the skill needs of key industries in Vermont’s economy, thereby ensuring students can access the education and training they need to obtain and advance in high-wage, high-growth careers in their home state   Read More ...
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Google to give $1 billion to nonprofits to help Americans get jobs in the new economy
Google will invest $1 billion over the next five years in nonprofit organizations helping people adjust to the changing nature of work, the largest philanthropic pledge to date from the Internet giant. The announcement of the national digital skills initiative, made by Google CEO Sundar Pichai in Pittsburgh, Pa. Thursday, is a tacit acknowledgment from one of the world's most valuable companies that it bears some responsibility for rapid advances in technology that are radically reshaping industries and eliminating jobs in the U   Read More ...
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Puerto Ricans put out of work by hurricane can’t even apply for unemployment benefits
President Trump on Thursday said federal relief workers can’t stay in Puerto Rico “forever,” but many Puerto Ricans still can’t get to work themselves — or even apply for unemployment benefits. ...We cannot keep FEMA, the Military & the First Responders, who have been amazing (under the most difficult circumstances) in P.R. forever!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) Three weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the island, the number of Puerto Ricans who’ve applied for jobless benefits has actually declined sharply instead of surging as expected   Read More ...
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The Worst Mom Advice Susan Sarandon Ever Received Was ‘ “Don’t Have the Baby” ‘: ‘As Though It Would Ruin My Career’
Susan Sarandon doesn’t regret a second of how — and when — she became a mom. The veteran actress and her costar (and on-screen daughter) Kathryn Hahn cover Good Housekeeping‘s double Thanksgiving Special issue, chatting about their real-life parenting experiences. “I think it was ‘Don’t have the baby,’ as though it would ruin my career, and I was so old anyway,” Sarandon — who is mom to the now-grown-up Miles Robbins, 25, Jack Robbins, 28, and Eva Amurri Martino, 32 — says of the worst advice she ever received from another mom   Read More ...
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Unemployment claims fall to lowest level in 43 years
And new claims for unemployment benefits dropped 15,000 to 243,000 in the first full week of October, according to the agency, as the job market bounces back from hurricane damage even faster than forecasters expected. Low new jobless claims are a good sign. They indicate that layoffs are rare, and accordingly that job creation is strong. Unemployment benefits are available for up to 26 weeks in most states   Read More ...
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This NBA Star's Motorcycle Crash Cost Him His Playing Career. His 3 Leadership Lessons Show Why He Was Able to Reinvent Himself.
After an illustrious college career accompanied by the No. 2 overall selection in the NBA draft, Williams decided to ride his motorcycle to a meeting without a helmet. He lost control and crashed the vehicle, damaging his body so badly the healing process required weeks in the hospital and an entire year bedside with a nurse. It happened in a flash   Read More ...
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Why Companies Lose 17 Percent of Women Employees at Mid-Career
Share Add to Leadership worth-knowing Why Companies Lose 17 Percent of Women Employees at Mid-Career While many women, for many different reasons, take a career off-ramp for a number of reasons, most don't want to be stuck in a cul-de-sac.   Read More ...
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Bridgeport woman charged in unemployment fraud
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Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available to USVI Hurricane Survivors
U.S. Virgin Islanders who have lost their jobs due to hurricanes Irma or Maria may now apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help get them back on their feet. The DUA program is designed to provide unemployment benefits and re-employment services to individuals who are unemployed because of a major disaster and who are not eligible for regular unemployment insurance   Read More ...
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Devoted Son Helps 76-Year-Old Mother Fulfill Her Bucket List After She Loses Job: ‘He Brought Me Back to Life’
A year after losing her job, a 76-year-old woman has found a fresh outlook on life largely thanks to her son, who is helping his mother fulfill her bucket list, one adventure at a time. Rebecca Danigelis was abruptly fired from her job in the housekeeping industry in September 2016. The job was a point of pride for Danigelis. As an immigrant who moved to the United States from England in the late 1960s, she felt being employed was inextricably tied to her self-worth   Read More ...
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Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available To U.S. Virgin Island Hurricane Survivors
U.S. Virgin Islanders who lost their jobs due to hurricanes Irma or Maria may now apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help get them back on their feet, FEMA announced today. The DUA program is designed to provide unemployment benefits and re-employment services to individuals who are unemployed as a result of a major disaster and who are not eligible for regular unemployment insurance   Read More ...
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