Posts Tagged as "jobs. careers"

Why Long Beach Needs A Local Hiring Policy

Jul. 29, 2015 / By
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Imagine if Long Beach jobs were offered to local residents first. That’s the idea behind Long Beach First, an initiative to have a local hire policy in place for Long Beach.

High Schools Students Doubtful About Future Careers

Dec. 5, 2013 / By
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Everyday, Californians struggle to find and keep jobs in today’s languishing economy. For the high school students who are about to make decisions that will impact the rest of their lives, watching their parents, friends and teachers lose their jobs has created a sense of doubt about their future...

High Rents, Low Wages Spell Housing Crisis for LB’s Working Poor

Feb. 23, 2013 / By
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LONG BEACH, Calif. — Thousands of families here are being financially stretched to their breaking point due to rental costs that are out of sync with what the average resident can afford, according to recently released city data — and the job outlook over the next seven years doesn’t suggest that will change anytime soon...

Grim Snapshot: Job Seekers Pack Harlem Career Fair

Nov. 20, 2011 / By
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Amsterdam News, News Report, Herb Boyd, Posted: Nov 18, 2011
A good indicator of the deplorable unemployment rate in our region occurred Monday morning at City College of New York...