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Pennsylvania Careers Lost, Workers Get Help

Posted on January 26, 2009

Many people are finding themselves without a Pennsylvania career. According to a press release, the State of Pennsylvania‘s non-farm employment dropped by 27,100 jobs during December, while the unemployment rate increased to 6.7 percent. While not many jobs have been gained, the state’s unemployment rate has been equal to or less than the national unemployment […]

Maryland Construction Jobs Created by Plant Approval, Not Without Controversy

Posted on January 20, 2009

While a new liquefied natural gas facility could create new Maryland construction jobs, the idea of such a plant is already causing controversy throughout the state. The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission recently issued a conditional approval of an application for a liquefied natural gas facility and pipeline in Sparrow’s Point, Md. The move not […]

DC Green Jobs Focus of Stimulus for Some

Posted on January 15, 2009

In a time when many employees are looking for stable careers that will help the environment and be more self-fulfilling, there is a new focus on DC green jobs. With newly-elect President Barack Obama ready to take office, many environmentalists are asking politicians that more green initiatives be included in his plan to help the […]

Virginia Manufacturing Jobs Added by Nautilus Expansion

Posted on January 7, 2009

More Virginia manufacturing jobs will soon be created thanks to the expansion of a well-known fitness company. Nautilus Inc. recently announced its plan to invest $1.7 million into expanding its operations in Grayson County, a move that will create 60 new manufacturing jobs. The company plans to add a cardio exercise equipment line to its […]

Pennsylvania Government Jobs Affected Locally

Posted on December 29, 2008

While Pennsylvania government jobs are seeing an increase from last year, state budget cuts could affect jobs with smaller community governments. Pennsylvania‘s government industry employed 746,600 workers during November of 2008, according to the United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is down from 748,600 workers in October but an increase of […]

Maryland Healthcare Jobs Cut with EntreMed

Posted on December 18, 2008

Some Maryland healthcare jobs will soon be cut as one company plans to reduce its workforce by more than half. EntreMed recently announced its plan to cut 60 percent of its workers, which will allow the company to focus on its development activities and support research for the next 18 months. According to an article […]

DC IT Jobs Increase While Industry Decreases

Posted on December 8, 2008

Amidst an economy that is shedding several technology jobs, DC IT jobs are continuing to grow. Companies throughout the industry, from large publicly traded companies to smaller startup companies, have eliminated thousands of workers because of the current economic downturn. And the worst isn’t over yet, according to an article by The Wall Street Journal. […]

VA Environmental Jobs Help Economy Grow

Posted on December 3, 2008

VA environmental jobs are crucial to the state’s economy. According to a study by the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, which was presented at the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation‘s annual convention at The Homestead, Virginia’s agriculture and forestry industries have a $79 billion impact on the state’s economy. The two industries alone create about […]

Pennsylvania Careers Created by Oil and Gas Industry

Posted on November 18, 2008

The nation’s oil and gas industry is creating many Pennsylvania careers. According to a recent study, The Economic Impact of the Oil and Gas Industry in Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania’s oil and gas industry is a great direct and indirect contributor to the economy, generating more than $7.1 billion in economic output each year. The study was […]

DC Healthcare Jobs Increase as United Improves

Posted on November 13, 2008

The previous sale of a then-doomed hospital has since created many new DC healthcare jobs. About a year ago, Greater Southeast Community Hospital was sold to Specialty Hospital of Washington, and since that time the facility has made continued progress. By the end of this year, the hospital will have doubled its employees and created […]

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