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Long-term unemployed face hurdles

CHICAGO, April 18 (UPI) -- Job seekers who have been unemployed long-term can be perceived as unemployable, making it even harder to find work, an employment firm based in Chicago said.
Teens should see more job options this summer

Teens should see more job options this summer

CHICAGO, April 11 (UPI) -- Outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas said U.S. teenagers are likely to see increased opportunities for employment this summer.

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U.S. stocks climb ... Fast food workers to strike in New York ... First quarter layoffs highest in a year ... Jobless benefit claims jump by 28,000 ... News from United Press International.
First quarter layoffs highest in a year

First quarter layoffs highest in a year

CHICAGO, April 4 (UPI) -- The monthly number of layoffs at U.S. firms has exceeded the same month a year earlier for four of the past six months, a private employment firm said.

The call of the cubicle

CHICAGO, March 17 (UPI) -- Men and women who prefer working from home are feeling the heat as the decision by U.S. Internet giant Yahoo to ban telecommuting focuses renewed attention on the work-at-home culture.
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Dow makes it 9 straight gains ... Nevada refuses to settle with Lehman Bros.... Work or basketball? It's a toss up ... Anderson report sees slow, steady growth ... News from United Press International.
Work or basketball? It's a toss up

Work or basketball? It's a toss up

CHICAGO, March 13 (UPI) -- Chances are fair that U.S. firms will see productivity slide while the NCAA Division 1 college basketball tournament is on the tube, an employment firm said.

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U.S. market comeback weakens ... Home prices end 2012 with strong gains ... Colombia greets coffee strike with force ... Yahoo! cancels work-at-home policy ... News from United Press International.

Yahoo! cancels work-at-home policy

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. Internet giant Yahoo! said it was ordering its employees who have been working at home to report back to their company offices.

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Markets correct lower ... Few hospitals quote price of new hip ... Census Bureau names richest community ... Romance at work under the radar ... News from United Press International.
Romance at work under the radar

Romance at work under the radar

CHICAGO, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Valentine's Day is a reminder that romances at work are flourishing, if under the radar, a U.S. employment research firm said Monday.

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U.S. markets rally at risk ... Spending growth slowed in December ... Job cuts relatively stable in January ... Jobs that pay on two years of college ... News from United Press International.

Job cuts relatively stable in January

CHICAGO, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- U.S. layoff announcements were relatively muted in January, a private outplacement firm said Thursday.

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U.S. stocks post gains ... Letter challenges Wal-mart on bribery case ... 2012 ended with spate of CEO exits ... American Express to ax 5,400 jobs ... News from United Press International.

2012 ended with spate of CEO exits

CHICAGO, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- More than 100 U.S. companies experienced changes at the top in December, pushing the final three-month total of CEO changes for 2012 to 323, a firm said.
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