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(CBS SF)

Accounting And Tax Prep Firms Expected To Train Thousands Of New Employees This Year

With a busier than normal tax season anticipated this year, accountant and tax firms will be looking to train and hire thousands of new employees to help with the extra work. (1/14/15)

01/14/2015

Turk and Leavenworth streets, January 12, 2015. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

2 Hospitalized After San Francisco Tenderloin Store Shooting

Two people, including a shop owner were shot in a store in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood Monday afternoon, police said.

01/12/2015

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Aging Baby Boomer Population Is Providing New Opportunities For Jobs

The retirement of the baby boomers will carve out new job opportunities for a younger demographic. Jill Schlesinger reports.

01/08/2015

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Spare The Air Days Cause Drop In Business For Firewood Business

The wood burning ban prompted by consecutive Spare The Air days in the Bay Area caused a drop in business for at least one firewood business along the Peninsula.

01/04/2015

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Oakland Affordability Becoming A Growing Concern

In Oakland, unemployment is down, but still high. Homicides are down, but home invasions spiked. Now, questions about affordability are creeping into the conversations about Oakland.

01/04/2015

(CBS SF)

Customer Service Skills Could Lead To Higher Earning Sales Representative Positions

Customer service jobs are expected to increase nearly 13 percent over the next eight years.

12/24/2014

The jobless rate dipped below 8 percent -- the lowest it's been in six years. (Bloomberg via Getty Images)

California Adds 90,000 Jobs In November; SF Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.4 Percent

Unemployment rates across the Bay Area dropped in November, compared with a year ago, according to data released Friday from the state’s Employment Development Department.

12/20/2014

(CBS SF)

Perfect Gift Ideas For Job Seekers This Holiday Season

From inspiring books to resume writers, here are some unique holiday gift ideas for job seekers.

12/19/2014

The Apple logo is seen September 11, 2012 at the Yerba Buena Center for Arts in San Francisco. (Kimhiro Hoshino/AFP/GettyImages)

Apple ‘Deeply Offended’ By BBC Investigation Claiming Poor Working Conditions In Chinese Factories

Apple is under fire again over working conditions for people who make its products, following a BBC investigation that alleges poor treatment of workers in Chinese factories.

12/19/2014

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Uber’s Value Doubles To $40 Billion In 6 Months

Uber raised $1.2 billion in its latest round of funding from venture capitalists, a sign investors were little fazed by the ride-hailing app’s recent spate of bad publicity over privacy violations and its corporate culture.

12/05/2014

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