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Job alert: These 10 companies are hiring like crazy in March

Job alert: These 10 companies are hiring like crazy in March

Spring is right around the corner and it may be the perfect season for a career change. If you’re looking for a new job in industries like retail, finance, tech or hospitality, there are plenty of positions available right now, according to the job search website Glassdoor.

Need a job? Employers desperately seek applicants for these 10 positions

Need a job? Employers desperately seek applicants for these 10 positions

If you’re thinking about a career change this year, you may want to consider transitioning to a growing field where employers can’t hire qualified workers fast enough! A new study from CareerCast.com highlights 10 of the toughest jobs to fill in 2018.

5 skills recruiters love to see on your resume

5 skills recruiters love to see on your resume

Job recruiters may spend only a few seconds looking at your resume, but career experts say a well-crafted skills section could keep them reading a lot longer. We’ve outlined the importance of the areas of expertise section in Clark’s Resume Guide — a step-by-step resource for job seekers.

One year of Trump: The Fourth 100 Days (Trump Briefs:  Jan. 13-Jan. 19/Day 359-365) Week 52

One year of Trump: The Fourth 100 Days (Trump Briefs:  Jan. 13-Jan. 19/Day 359-365) Week 52

By Michael Hernandez Saturday, January 13  (Day 359): Hawaii imminent ballistic missile attack:  false emergency alert An emergency alert was sent mistakenly on Saturday to Hawaii’s residents warning of an imminent ballistic missile attack when an employee at the state emergency management agency pushed the “wrong button,” Hawaii’s governor said. State officials and the U.S. […]

County’s first Economic Vitality Plan approved by Supervisors

County’s first Economic Vitality Plan approved by Supervisors

The County of Ventura’s first Economic Vitality Strategic Plan was unanimously approved by the Board of Supervisors at their meeting on October 24, 2017. The plan is a first for the County and is intended to foster economic growth in a way that is consistent with the County’s longstanding commitments to quality of life and […]

Ventura County Forecast | Topics Include Possible Recession and Housing Solutions

Ventura County Forecast | Topics Include Possible Recession and Housing Solutions

CERF will share its once-a-year Ventura County forecast during a seminar from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Serra Center. Executive Director Matthew Fienup will present the county’s forecast. Just-released gross domestic product data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis shows that Ventura County’s economy contracted by almost 3 percent last year. The […]

US jobless claims hit six-month low in early August

US jobless claims hit six-month low in early August

New claims for US unemployment benefits fell sharply in early August, reaching their lowest weekly level in six months, according to Labor Department data released Thursday. The new figures suggested labor markets continued to tighten and that the jobless was likely to remain near its current 16-year-low of 4.3 percent. For the week ending August […]

CNN Accidentally Makes The Case For Limiting Immigration

CNN Accidentally Makes The Case For Limiting Immigration

CNN joined the ranks Thursday of The Washington Post, The New York Times and other national media outlets in warning about the supposedly harmful economic effects of the RAISE Act, a Trump administration-backed bill to reduce legal immigration levels by half over a decade. In a report titled “Trump immigration plan to cost 4.6 million […]

People in High Stress Jobs Should Be Given Video Gaming Breaks, Says Research

People in High Stress Jobs Should Be Given Video Gaming Breaks, Says Research

More than half of Americans regularly experience cognitive fatigue related to stress, frustration, and anxiety while at work. Those in safety-critical fields, such as air traffic control and health care, are at an even greater risk for cognitive fatigue, which could lead to errors. style=”display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-8420654331411867″ data-ad-slot=”1313712966″> Given the amount of time that people spend […]

Automation threatens dream of 450,000 unionized California High-Speed Rail jobs

Automation threatens dream of 450,000 unionized California High-Speed Rail jobs

By Kevin Dayton It’s trendy for public intellectuals to warn that technological advancement may soon lead to the “end of work.” While some might scoff at this prophesy, it’s valid for certain occupations. Unions that represent workers in skilled trade occupations have seen the “end of jobs” for decades and certainly take the threat seriously. […]