Employment in the construction industry declined on both sides of the state line in April, falling by 0.7 percent in Missouri and 1.6 percent in Kansas, according to an analysis of federal employment data from the Associated General Contractors of America.
Unemployment rates fell in 43 out of the 50 U.S. states and in the District of Columbia in April from a year before, according to Labor Department data released on Friday. The declines show the job market is improving throughout most of the country.
Looking for a job in a tech company in New York? Want to find in a fun way? Meet Uncubed - an event that will be held this Friday at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea where companies like Twitter, Facebook and more will be hiring employees.
A rift emerged between U.S. business groups and organized labor over a high-skilled worker program in the Senate immigration bill, as the tech industry and other firms on Monday pushed to make it easier for companies to hire people from abroad.
Dutch private bank Van Lanschot announced more job cuts, reducing its headcount by nearly a quarter in total in the next two years, and said it would cut its corporate loan book by half as recession in the Netherlands led to higher bad debts.
The French parliament passed a landmark reform of the country's labor code on Tuesday, part of President Francois Hollande's efforts to convince European partners he is determined to revamp the euro zone's second largest economy.
There's Facebook for connecting with your friends and sharing what you did over the weekend, there's LinkedIn for professionals to displays their skills and seek jobs, and now there's CollegeFeed which seeks to connect college students to companies.
In a bid to help create jobs for young Africans in the rapidly growing information and communications technology (ICT) sectors in the continent, Rockefeller Foundation announced Monday a pledge to give $97 million to help fuel job growth.
Canada gained a modest 12,500 new jobs in April after losing an estimated 54,500 jobs in March, and the unemployment rate held steady at 7.2 percent, according to a report by the Statistics Canada released Friday.