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Maryland adds 800 jobs in July

Maryland added 800 jobs in July, as gains in the private sector were offset by a loss of government jobs, according to the latest federal employment report. Despite modest job growth, the state’s unemployment rate continued to decline, even as more people joined the workforce. About 6,300 people...

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  • Why everyone wants to work at Google (and you should too)

    Why everyone wants to work at Google (and you should too)

    Google isn't just a tech company anymore, it's an aspirational lifestyle. Once employees secure a coveted spot, they're almost cult-like in their reverence for their workplace. Not that getting hired is an easy feat-Google currently gets more than two million job applications each year. (Imagine...

  • These 5 Microsoft Word tweaks that will make your resume shine

    These 5 Microsoft Word tweaks that will make your resume shine

    A good resume is your foot in the door at the best companies. Even if you have a solid background filled with relevant jobs that make you an ideal candidate, you still need your resume's formatting to sing. Your number one goal is to make it easier and faster for recruiters to read (and fall in...

  • Here's why having hobbies outside of work is key to your professional success

    Here's why having hobbies outside of work is key to your professional success

    "Work-life balance" is a phrase that gets thrown around a lot, and for good reason-you don't want to work too hard, but you want to work hard enough to make a good living and gain a sense of fulfillment. When people talk about this ideal balance, the "life" part usually refers to the health benefits...

  • Use these 8 words to describe yourself during a job interview

    Use these 8 words to describe yourself during a job interview

    You know you're going to be asked about yourself in a job interview, so don't get caught tongue-tied. It's smart to have a small collection of adjectives that describe you well and show you off in your best light-bonus points if they aren't the same old tired words everybody else is using. Often...

  • How to answer "Walk me through your resume" in a job interview

    How to answer "Walk me through your resume" in a job interview

    You're all excited for your interview and then you get the dreaded question. "Walk me through your resume," the interviewer says. "Walk through it yourself!" you think. "Can't you read?" We kid-of course, you can only think this. (Please, only think it!) It may seem like a ridiculous question,...

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  • Employers use non-compete agreements even for low-wage workers

    Employers use non-compete agreements even for low-wage workers

    Employers have long relied on non-compete agreements to keep highly skilled and highly paid workers from jumping to competitors and stealing trade secrets. But such agreements are spreading into the broader workplace, even among low-wage workers, new research shows. That’s sparking debate whether...

  • U.S. employers add 222K jobs, the most in four months

    U.S. employers add 222K jobs, the most in four months

    U.S. employers added a robust 222,000 jobs in June, the most in four months, a reassuring sign that businesses may be confident enough to keep hiring despite a slow-growing economy. The government also revised up its estimate of job growth for April and May by a combined 47,000. Hiring has averaged...

  • Missouri forces St. Louis to lower minimum wage

    Missouri forces St. Louis to lower minimum wage

    It's not been a great couple of weeks for those advocating an increase in minimum wages. Late last month, the National Bureau of Economic Research published a working paper based on research conducted by economists at the University of Washington. The report found that the costs to low-wage workers...

  • Survey: US companies add a modest 158,000 jobs in June

    Survey: US companies add a modest 158,000 jobs in June

    U.S. businesses added a modest 158,000 jobs in June, a survey found — a sign that hiring has decelerated but remains healthy enough to lower the unemployment rate over time. Payroll processor ADP said Thursday that the strongest job gains were in services, such as education, health care, hotels...

  • More than 30 BoatHouse Canton employees leave after immigration officials seek documents, owner says

    More than 30 BoatHouse Canton employees leave after immigration officials seek documents, owner says

    More than 30 employees of The BoatHouse Canton did not show up to work over the weekend after Immigration and Customs Enforcement began a review of the restaurant's immigration records, the restaurant's co-owner said. The southeast Baltimore restaurant received a request from ICE to review its I-9...

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  • Botanical research firm plans to grow in Baltimore

    Botanical research firm plans to grow in Baltimore

    A small firm that wants to make dietary supplements and pharmaceuticals derived from plants is relocating to Baltimore, and has plans to eventually hire 200 scientists and analysts as well as growers in office and lab space. Vitreon America Inc. initially will move eight of its 23 employees from...

  • Aldi hiring up to 150 at Baltimore area stores

    Aldi hiring up to 150 at Baltimore area stores

    Discount grocer Aldi plans to hire up to 150 people to support store growth in the Baltimore area, the company said Monday. The chain has store associate, shift manager and manager trainee positions available for stores in Baltimore, Towson, Bel Air, Dundalk and Catonsville. Shift managers earn...

  • Sears will close stores at Hunt Valley Towne Centre and in Hagerstown

    Sears will close stores at Hunt Valley Towne Centre and in Hagerstown

    Sears will shutter stores at Hunt Valley Towne Center in Baltimore County and Hagerstown in a new round of closings announced Friday, part of cost-cutting measures the struggling retailer is taking to shore up its business. The two Maryland locations are among 20 unprofitable stores where Sears...

  • Baltimore training youths for jobs in the water industry

    Baltimore training youths for jobs in the water industry

    Not long ago, Robert Dorsey was working a low-wage job and struggling to make ends meet. He was skinny, he said, because food often cost too much. He had no car. And he grew even more worried about paying the bills once he found out his girlfriend was pregnant. Then he spotted a flier that promised...

  • Food distributor completes move to former Giant warehouse in Jessup

    Food distributor completes move to former Giant warehouse in Jessup

    CGC Holdings, Inc., a growing food distribution company in Jessup, has completed its move into the former Giant food warehouse there, the Maryland Department of Commerce announced Tuesday. The parent company of G. Cefalu & Bro. Inc. and Capital Seaboard, CGC announced plans in late 2015 to lease...

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