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Unemployment rate ticks up; 602000 Floridians out of work

Unemployment rate ticks up; 602000 Floridians out of work
Florida's unemployment rate for August 2014 is 6.3 percent up slightly from July when it was 6.2 percent. And down 0.8 percent from the August 2013 rate, according to numbers released Friday by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. There were …
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Tennessee's Unemployment Rate For August Increased To 7.4%
Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for August was 7.4 percent, three tenths of one percentage point higher than the 7.1 July revised rate. The U.S. preliminary …
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Ohio unemployment rate for August to be released
COLUMBUS: The state is set to release Ohio's job numbers for August, following a slight uptick in the unemployment rate in July. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services is expected to release last month's figures on Friday morning. July's report …
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World Education.net and Bama At Work to Attend Birmingham Veteran Career Fair

Arlington, TX (PRWEB) September 19, 2014

World Education.net is proud to announce that it will be attending the upcoming RecruitMilitary Veteran Career Fair in Birmingham, AL on Thursday, September 25.

The upcoming event will provide retired and active-duty military personnel and their spouses the opportunity to learn about employment and continuing education opportunities, including online career training and professional development certificate programs offered by World Education.net.

Earlier this year Bama At Work, Office of Professional Development and Community Engagement at the College of Continuing Studies of The University of Alabama began offering World Education.net’s innovative online career training courses.

The courses are ideal for veterans and active duty military personnel and their spouses seeking to gain new skills in a wide variety of in-demand career fields, including business, IT, heath care.

World Education.net’s course catalog features over 200 titles, and the company focuses on providing students with the tools they need to succeed in their online studies and beyond. Upon enrolling, students are assigned a dedicated Career Coach, who provides ongoing communication and guidance over the course of their studies.

Upon completion of their studies, students receive job development assistance, including mock interviews, help in crafting a professional resume, and assistance in applying for professional certifications. Some IT and Healthcare programs also offer externship opportunities, which provide students with real-world experience in their chosen career field.

The courses qualify for a variety of tuition assistance programs, including the D.O.D.’s MyCAA scholarship program for military spouses.

World Education.net’s Director of Social Media and Marketing, Kelly Fuhlman and from the University of Alabama, Pamela Harvey, Program Assistant and Guillaume Slama, Internet Communication Specialist will be available to answer questions about career training opportunities and tuition assistance programs specifically designed for military personnel and spouses.

Students requesting additional information will be entered in our $ 100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway Drawing which will be held at the conclusion of the Career Fair.

The event will be held on Thursday, September 25th from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the McWane Science Center in downtown Birmingham. There is no cost for veterans and their spouses. Click here for additional information and to register for the event. Previous Veteran Career Fairs held in Birmingham in have drawn 1,022 attendees and featured 108 exhibitors.

About RecruitMilitary:

Founded in 1998 in Loveland, OH RecruitMilitary connects employers, franchisors, and educational institutions with men and women who are transitioning from active duty to civilian life, veterans who already have civilian work experience, members of the National Guard and reserves, and military spouses and other family members. Please visit http://recruitmilitary.com for more information.

About Bama At Work:

Bama At Work, the University of Alabama Professional Development and Community Engagement service, delivers The University of Alabama to individuals pursuing educational goals and career growth and to organizations building excellence in the workplace. Individuals have the opportunity to enhance their skills through online and face-to-face certificate programs and also through conferences that provide the most up to date ideas. Please visit http://bamaatwork.ua.edu/ for more information.

About World Education.net:

Founded by eLearning pioneer Stephen Gatlin, World Education.net is committed to providing students with access to affordable, high quality instructor-based online certificate courses in a wide range of high-growth, portable career fields, as well as financial assistance and job assistance counseling to ensure their success.

Headquartered in Arlington, Texas World Education.net provides innovative online continuing education and career training solutions through accredited colleges and universities. Please visit http://www.worldeducation.net for more information.







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Phonics Lessons (Grade 2): Letters, Words, and How They Work

Phonics Lessons (Grade 2): Letters, Words, and How They Work

Phonics Lessons (Grade 2): Letters, Words, and How They Work

Phonics Lessons ~ Letters, Words, and How They Work, Grade 2.

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Work on LR interstate exits to require overnight closures

Work on LR interstate exits to require overnight closures
Work on LR interstate exits to require overnight closures. By Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Work on the Interstate 30/Interstate 430 interchange in Little Rock will require a series of overnight lane closures beginning tonight, the Arkansas Highway and …
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Lane Closures in Peoria and Tazewell Counties
Intermittent lane closures on I 74 between Route 78 and Kickapoo Edwards Road in Peoria County will begin Wednesday, August 20th and will continue until the end of September. The lane closures are necessary for joint repair work to be completed.
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Junction fire destroys 8 Oakhurst structures; evacuations ordered (video)
As of Monday night, road closures remained in effect for Highway 41 at Road 426, Road 222 at Road 274, and Highway 41 at Road 222. In addition, anyone planning to enter or leave Yosemite National Park was advised to take a different route than Highway …
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Wells Lamont 3211M Work Gloves with Grain Deerskin, Microlar 3, Spandex Back, G80 Thinsulate, Medium

Wells Lamont 3211M Work Gloves with Grain Deerskin, Microlar 3, Spandex Back, G80 Thinsulate, Medium

Wells Lamont 3211M Work Gloves with Grain Deerskin, Microlar 3, Spandex Back, G80 Thinsulate, Medium

  • Cold weather outdoor activities
  • Try as driving gloves – commonly used in the cold morning
  • Hand tools
  • Power tools
  • Snow blowing

Medium, Men’s Grain Deerskin Glove, Soft, Supple Goldenrod Grain Deerskin Palm Leather, Microlar 3 Water Repellant/Wind Repellant Stretch Spandex Back, Lightly Padded Neoprene Knuckle Insert, Reinforced Thumb & Fore Fingertips With Synthetic Leather Finger Fourchettes, Feeltite Adjustable Hook & Loop Wrist Closure, Fully Wrapped Fleece Lining With Thermofill Lining.

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Reader's letter: Left in a mess by Nottingham City Homes work

Reader's letter: Left in a mess by Nottingham City Homes work
I would like you to print my letter so house owners who live next door to a City Homes house can take photos of their property and ensure that they don't come along and erect a 6ft privacy fence between you and your neighbour, especially when it's done …
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LETTER: Sequestration puts civilian jobs at risk
The civilian workers at Fort Campbell do great work every day. They are the nurses, doctors, teachers, electricians, engineers, mechanics, analysts, instructors, air traffic controllers, child care providers, security personnel, transporters and other …
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LETTER: Nation doesn't work for us anymore
This undated handout photo released by Amazon on December 1, 2013 shows a flying "octocopter" mini-drone that would be used to fly small packages to consumers. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos revealed on December 1 that his company was looking to the …
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Unemployment Doesn’t have to Suck!: Make it work for you!

Unemployment Doesn’t have to Suck!: Make it work for you!

Unemployment Doesn't have to Suck!: Make it work for you!

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Ex Felon – Can’t Find Work – Ah!

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Rethinking Unemployment and the Work Ethic: Beyond the ‘Quasi-Titmuss’ Paradigm

Rethinking Unemployment and the Work Ethic: Beyond the ‘Quasi-Titmuss’ Paradigm

Rethinking Unemployment and the Work Ethic: Beyond the 'Quasi-Titmuss' Paradigm

While recent Labour and coalition governments have insisted that many unemployed people prefer state benefits to a job, and have tightened the rules attached to claiming unemployment benefits, mainstream academic research repeatedly concludes that only a tiny minority of unemployed benefit claimants are not strongly committed to employment. Andrew Dunn argues that the discrepancy can be explained by UK social policy academia leaving important questions unanswered. Dunn presents findings from four empirical studies which, in contrast to earlier research, focused on unemployed people’s attitudes towards unattractive jobs and included interviews with people in welfare-to-work organisations. All four studies’ findings were consistent with the view that many unemployed benefit claimants prefer living on benefits to undertaking jobs which would increase their income, but which they find unattractive. Thus, the studies gave support to politicians’ view about the need to tighten benefit rules.

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Girl Writes Google Letter About Dad's Work Hours

Girl Writes Google Letter About Dad's Work Hours
Take a young girl named Katie, whose father works at the most elite Silicon Valley company of them all, Google. Frustrated by her father's six-day workweek, she penned a letter to express her feelings and plead for her father to receive a day off on …
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Furloughs don't work: Letter
New Jersey is experiencing a budget crisis. One of the solutions being offered, 13 furlough days in the next fiscal year for Division of Taxation employees, will make a bad tax revenue situation much worse. A report by the California Senate Office of …
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Letter: Facts show carbon dioxide cuts can work
This Feb. 19, file photo shows the coal-fired Sherburne County (Sherco) Generating Plant, in Becker, Minn. The state must cut carbon dioxide emissions by nearly 41 percent over the next 15 years. (Photo: AP). 50 CONNECTTWEETLINKEDIN 25 …
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