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Difficult job interviews leading to Pennsylvania jobs?

Posted on November 5, 2015

A new Glassdoor survey points out that difficult job interviews may lead to more satisfied workers at Pennsylvania jobs. Do harder job interviews lead to better job matches? It turns out, yes. More difficult job interviews are statistically linked to higher employee satisfaction across six countries we examined: U.S., UK, Canada, Australia, Germany and France. […]


Retailer creates customer service jobs in Pennsylvania

Posted on October 26, 2015

Walmart has created a new fulfillment center along with customer service jobs in Pennsylvania. The facility is one of two Walmart centers in the Lehigh Valley dedicated to filling online orders, part of a next-generation network to support the company’s rapidly growing e-commerce business. “We are grateful to the Lehigh Valley for welcoming us with […]


Contract to boost Maryland transportation jobs

Posted on October 9, 2015

The Board of Public Works yesterday approved the Maryland Department of Transportation’s contract to purchase eight new diesel locomotives for MARC Train service, which will lead to boost Maryland transportation jobs. The $58.1 million contract was awarded to Siemens Industry, Inc., and will enable the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) to enter into a cost-effective cooperative […]


Company creates new manufacturing jobs in Pennsylvania

Posted on October 2, 2015

It appears that one company is expanding and creating manufacturing jobs in Pennsylvania. Oak Hill Veneer, Inc., a manufacturer of spliced hardwood veneer, will expand its operations in Troy, Bradford County. The expansion will create 73 new, full-time jobs. Oak Hill Veneer will expand operations by constructing a new 15,000-square-foot building and adding a new […]


Do people support a minimum wage hike for Virginia jobs?

Posted on September 26, 2015

A recent Careerbuilder study shows that many people may support a minimum wage hike for Virginia jobs, among other locations. According to the survey, 64 percent of employers believe the minimum wage should be increased in their state, up from 62 percent last year. Twenty-six percent of employers said they plan to hire minimum wage […]


Are healthcare jobs in Virginia growing?

Posted on September 9, 2015

Overall, it appears healthcare jobs in Virginia are growing, according the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Health care and social assistance added 56,000 jobs in August. Health care employment increased by 41,000 over the month, with job growth occurring in ambulatory health care services (+21,000) and hospitals (+16,000). Employment rose by 16,000 in social assistance, which […]


Pennsylvania unemployment sticks

Posted on September 8, 2015

The Pennsylvania unemployment rate stayed steady at 5.4% in July, according to the latest labor release. Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate was 5.4 percent in July, unchanged from June. Pennsylvania’s rate was one-tenth of a percentage point above the U.S. rate of 5.3 percent, which was also unchanged in July. The commonwealth’s rate was down 0.1 percentage […]


Company creates oil and gas jobs in Pennsylvania

Posted on August 26, 2015

One company is busy creating oil and gas jobs in Pennsylvania. Neptune Solutions Company, a water treatment technology company serving the oil and gas industries, will establish its new headquarters in Eighty Four, Washington County, resulting in the creation of 30 new, full-time jobs. The project was coordinated by the Governor’s Action Team, an experienced […]


Solar jobs in Maryland grow

Posted on August 6, 2015

The number of solar jobs in Maryland have grown, according to the Solar Foundation. The Maryland Solar Jobs Census found that Maryland’s solar industry employed 3,012 Marylanders in 2014 and added 670 solar jobs over the previous year. Maryland’s 28.6% solar industry employment growth allowed it to jump to 13th in rankings of highest number […]


Getting managers’ attentions for Maryland jobs

Posted on July 31, 2015

What will job seekers do to get managers’ attentions for Maryland jobs? That is the question asked in a recent Careerbuilder survey. Hiring managers gave the following examples of off-the-wall tactics job seekers used to stand out, but not always for the right reasons: 1.Candidate found out where the hiring manager was having dinner and […]


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