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Minnesota gains more than 56,000 jobs over year

September 19, 2014

Recent data from the Minnesota Department of Economic Developed revealed positive job growth in the state in August and over the last year. The department also revised figures from July, showing that fewer jobs were lost in the month than had been reported.

Oregon labor force grows in August

September 18, 2014

The latest data from Oregon showed thousands of people joining the state's labor force in August, as unemployment grew even amidst major job gains.

General Motors adding 750-person production shift in Missouri

September 17, 2014

Expanding production at a car plant in Wentzville, Missouri, could lead to a wealth of new jobs.

UCLA study predicts sunny future for California jobs

September 15, 2014

The University of California, Los Angeles, found that California is expected to experience faster job gains than most of the country through 2016, expanding 2.2 percent as the nation grows 1.9 percent.

Renewable energy jobs grow worldwide

September 15, 2014

A report from the International Renewable Energy Agency, titled "Rethinking Energy," estimated that 6.5 million jobs have been created worldwide by the expansion of clean energy.

Nearly 1,500 jobs could come to Colorado

September 12, 2014

A number of economic development grants have been awarded in Colorado, with the potential to bring thousands of jobs to the state. According to the Denver Post, the grants, totaling $28 million, were given to eight different companies, not all of which have been named.

STEM opportunities to increase in St. Louis, Missouri

September 11, 2014

Open STEM positions are predicted to increase 12.4 percent in St. Louis and 10.2 percent in Missouri by 2022, according to the State of St. Louis STEM Workforce Report.

Australia sees historic employment gain

September 11, 2014

Australia's latest job report yielded good news for job seekers in the country, showing unemployment dropping in the midst of the largest seasonally adjusted monthly employment gain in decades.

Tesla's Gigafactory could create thousands of jobs in Nevada

September 10, 2014

After months of competition and planning, electric car maker Tesla has finally chosen the site of the massive plant it's calling the Gigafactory. Once finished, the facility would cover 5 million square feet and could create nearly 10,000 temporary and permanent jobs and support thousands more.

UAE posts strongest yearly job growth in Middle East

September 10, 2014

Job seekers in the United Arab Emirates may have the most reason to be optimistic of those in any country in the Middle East. The UAE posted a 25 percent increase in jobs between July 2013 and 2014.