Article Archive

Data center to create jobs in Urbandale, Iowa

August 22, 2014

More than 50 technology jobs will soon be available in Urbandale, Iowa. The Des Moines Register reported that IP Pathways has chosen the city as the location of its first data center.

Fabrication yard to employ 150 in Amelia, Louisiana

August 22, 2014

A new fabrication facility from an oil field services company in Amelia, Louisiana, may soon allow the company to expand its services and hire more workers. According to Houma Today, Danos has announced plans to open a fabrication yard in the city due to increased demand for its services.

Global Talent Update - August 2014

August 22, 2014

Across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, a number of strategies are being explored to boost employment.

National parks in South Florida create jobs and revenue

August 21, 2014

According to the NPS, the four national parks in South Florida alone supported 2,700 jobs last year and generated $206 million from visitor spending.

700 jobs expected at Tennessee distribution center by 2020

August 21, 2014

The growth of a sporting goods retailer in Tennessee may soon bring hundreds of jobs to the region.

Employment rose in 36 states and DC in July

August 19, 2014

Although reductions to unemployment rates were small in July, the rise in the actual number of jobs was more promising. Employment increased in 36 states and in Washington, D.C., over the month.

Construction employment grows in 34 states in July

August 19, 2014

A report from the Associated General Contractors of America revealed that construction employment has increased across the nation both over the month and in the past year.

Professional services company to expand in Iowa and Texas

August 18, 2014

Professional services provider CBE Cos. has announced plans to open a new office in Texas while it expands its workforce in an existing Iowa location, the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier reported.

Employment in high-wage jobs begins to rise

August 18, 2014

A recent report from the National Employment Law Project showed that low-wage jobs have in fact been created more quickly in the last five years, but that trend may be changing. The study revealed that, in the last six months, employment in high-paying positions has finally begun to climb.

Revised Canadian jobs figures show much improved July hiring

August 15, 2014

Last week's employment survey from Statistics Canada has been revised, showing much stronger performance than the disappointing 200 jobs reported in the original release.