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Downtown bars, restaurants part of hiring spree

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – Statistics from the U.S. Labor Department show restaurants and bars added nearly 59,000 jobs last month.

More than 3 million positions for waiters and bartenders have been added within the past year nationwide.  268 more words

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Downtown bars, restaurants part of hiring spree


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Statistics from the U.S. Labor Department show restaurants and bars added nearly 59,000 jobs last month.

More than 3 million positions for waiters and bartenders have been added within the past year nationwide.  278 more words

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Local Government Employment Buoys Stagnant Public Sector

Today’s BLS February jobs report shows a slight improvement in public sector employment, with local government employment responsible for the majority of the gains.

Total public sector employment is up 7,000 jobs in February; local governments added 4,000 jobs, and state governments added 3,000. 59 more words

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Ohio reports 5.1 percent unemployment rate for January

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The state says Ohio’s unemployment rate was 5.1 percent in January, matching the revised rate for December.

The jobless rate reported Friday by the state Department of Job and Family Services came in below the national rate of 5.7 percent, which rose slightly from the previous month. 101 more words

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Your Excel skills could land you your next job

When it comes to hunting for a job, perhaps the nerdiest skill you can put in your resume may be the one that sends you over the top. 116 more words

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Why February's great jobs report is the Fed's worst nightmare

From one vantage point, today’s labor market is like gangbusters. The Labor Department announced Friday morning that the economy added 295,000 new jobs in February and that the unemployment rate fell to 5.5%, the lowest reading since 2008. 494 more words

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Cherokees taking youth summer job applications

OKLAHOMA – The Cherokee Nation is accepting applications for the Summer Youth Employment Program, a media release states. The program connects Native teens with summer jobs to earn money and gain work experience. 127 more words

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