PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin has introduced a bill to strengthen career counseling in middle schools and high schools.
It doesn't matter if you were fired or laid off, whether you saw it coming or were completely blindsided: Losing your job is disorienting. You'll feel like you're in a fog. And yet, in that fog...
McDonald's lost its top human resources executive Monday, days after the company's CEO was fired for having a relationship with an employee.
The Chicago-based burger giant said the departure...
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia center that helps military veterans transition to civilian life soon will be able to offer accelerated training for a job that's high in demand.
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Manufacturing offers major opportunities for Nebraskans, Iowans and their communities
Advanced manufacturing in Nebraska offers major economic...
ATLANTA (AP) — Rapper, actor and entrepreneur Chris "Ludacris" Bridges can add artist-in-residence to his resume as he takes on the position at Georgia State University.
NEW YORK (AP) — The former chief makeup artist at Charlie Rose's interview show is suing him, saying the disgraced television journalist ran a "toxic work environment" for women.
SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle-based technology company has held a nationwide job fair after opening 30,000 jobs, including 13,600 jobs in Washington.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — He has taken his baby to ribbon cuttings and held the child on his lap while testifying at the Statehouse. He balanced the boy at his side at news conferences and rolled...
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kansas City-area schools are trying to remedy a critical teacher shortage looming as the new school year begins, including by placing unqualified educators into some...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Carlos Vasquez found his passion for coding while working in a factory.
He listened to audiobooks about software development and heard from those who work in technology....
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department's internal watchdog has found significant evidence of leadership and management problems, including possible political retribution against career employees,...
STAUNTON, Va. (AP) — Joseph White, known for finding unique ways to write about sports and other topics during an award-winning career at The Associated Press, has died at age 56.
NEW YORK (AP) — When Jackie Narkiewicz switched careers and became a librarian, she thought she'd spend her workdays "drinking hot beverages and discussing literature with people."
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (AP) — Two researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee are among the recipients of the 2019 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Marine who deployed twice to Afghanistan. A patent law professor. A woman who's blind. Two Rhodes scholars.
They're among the lawyers starting work this summer as...
DETROIT (AP) — More than 8,200 teens and young adults are starting work this summer under the Grow Detroit's Young Talent program.
In its fifth year, the program features six weeks of summer...
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LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A Utah State University professor who studies factors that can hinder diverse students in engineering education is being honored by the White House.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After 12 years in service as an ammo pilot with the Air Force, Lt. Col. Paul Dorrance was faced with a decision: He could serve eight more years and retire at age 42, or he...
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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The founder of the Vermont College of Fine Arts is planning to step down so he can focus on writing and teaching at the Montpelier school.
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues' morning skates are over and a handful of broadcasters have taken the ice to re-enact a play from this bruising Stanley Cup Final.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Lt. Cmdr. Karen Sankes-Ritland never imagined life outside the military.
Her father was a Marine. Her husband is an explosive ordnance disposal officer. She's a Naval...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavs' coaching search has picked up speed.
Cleveland is meeting with four NBA assistants this weekend in Denver to try and fill its coaching vacancy, a person familiar...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — College graduates will be hitting a hot job market this spring if they're ready to begin their careers, counselors and recruiters said.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's largest detention center is facing a serious staffing shortage and officials are looking to hire those looking for work.
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FRACKVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Ask Steven Blazer what kind of employee he's looking for, and the staffing agency manager rattles off a list:
Someone who will show up on time with a positive...
HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Hundreds of female veterans are expected to attend an annual summit in Virginia aimed at aiding the transition from active duty to civilian life.
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — The Piedmont Fellows program doesn't just prepare recent college graduates for a professional career.
The goal of the nine-month leadership development program is to...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police Officer William P. Mullen didn't have to wait long for the adrenaline rush of being a cop.
Only five minutes into his first shift ever, Officer Mullen and his partner were driving an ambulance — in those days there was no EMS — when they spotted a man stabbing two others right in front of them on Brighton Road on the North Side.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Discuss the need for information technology professionals around Wisconsin and the nation, and many businesses will tell you they can't find enough.
That has educators working to prepare students and adults for careers in the in-demand profession, sometimes one hour at a time.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A roundup of news from the Television Critics Association winter meeting, where TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs.
Michelle Williams is returning to television for the first time in 16 years. She's playing dancer and actress Gwen Verdon, whose career aspirations were supplanted by her marriage to choreographer-director Bob Fosse.
Pep Guardiola virtually passed it off with a shrug.
Roy Hodgson was incredulous.
Steven Gerrard called for a rule change.
'Spygate' is the talk of English soccer, and there seems to be no consensus among managers — young and old; British or from abroad — about how it should be regarded.
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Nearly two dozen employers will be appearing at a job fair in Maine, where unemployment has been low for many months.
The Maine Department of Labor says Lewiston CareerCenter is hosting the employers on Monday at 5 Mollison Way in Lewiston. The event is scheduled to take place from 10 a.m. to noon, and job seekers are advised to bring resumes and be prepared for an interview.
John Hass has worked at Goldman Sachs, a small startup and now as CEO of Rosetta Stone, the Arlington, Virginia-based company best known for teaching foreign languages. Five years ago, Rosetta Stone acquired Lexia Learning, which helps teach reading in K-12 schools.
DENNIS, Mass. (AP) — At first glance, Adam and Erica Dunn's story seems to be one of a young couple swimming against the stream of families fleeing Cape Cod in search of better career opportunities.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — Two programs at Rutland High School are helping students find their future careers by giving them a chance to participate in actual work experiences throughout the Rutland area.
Meaghan Marsh, the School-to-Work coordinator, said she and Sarah Hagge, an English teacher at the high school who runs the Promoting Learning by Activating Community Engagement (PLACE) program, collaborate on the two programs.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina veterans, reservists and National Guard members can now get free online training to become certified in skills sought in the job-rich cybersecurity field.
North Carolina's entry into the CyberVetsUSA initiative was announced Wednesday by Gov. Roy Cooper's administration and Cisco Systems at a meeting of the NCWorks Commission. Cisco, Amazon Web Services and other companies provide content for the online classes.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Four months after signing an executive order creating the National Council for the American Worker, President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that more than 160 companies and organizations have pledged to provide more than 6 million new career opportunities for Americans.
Trump touts US private sector job training pledge
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A Casper police officer who was shot multiple times in a deadly May gunfight is expected to return to work next week.
The Casper Star-Tribune reports Thursday that officer Jacob Carlson will serve in a limited capacity in the career services division, which handles recruiting and background checks.
JEFFERSON, Iowa (AP) — This north-central Iowa town of about 4,200 people faces many of the problems other rural communities face: shrinking population, deteriorating downtowns, aging homes and consolidating schools.
But a unique agreement with a Des Moines technology consultant could change its future — and possibly provide a model for revitalizing other rural Iowa communities.
Dan Brandt still has $32,000 in student loan debt, after earning his bachelor's degree in marketing, but he's not worried about paying it back.
That's because Brandt chose a major and a career with that debt in mind.
FREEPORT, Pa. (AP) — Ed Graff knew he didn't want to go back into retail sales after leaving his job to take care of his aging parents.
At 59 and facing the prospect of a new career, you might think Graff would be nervous about his prospects, but after graduating from the Natural Gas Utility & Pipeline Field Skills Training Program on Friday, Graff said he's ready to find a new way to make money.
"After 30 years in retail, it was time for a change," he said.
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — Cheryl Angelelli feels lucky.
After a tragic accident in a swimming pool left her a quadriplegic at 14, her parents did not treat her any differently.
"They didn't coddle me," said the Clinton Township resident and director of public relations and marketing for DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan. The institute has locations across southeast Michigan, and a host of services that includes occupational therapy.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Prospects for Ph.D. earners are dismal in the academic job market, with stories abounding of people who have doctorates serving lattes at Starbucks.
N.C. State University has taken on that conundrum with a new program that leads science, technology, engineering and math doctoral students to careers in industry.