Asian-Americans are now making up the bulk of the Bay Area’s high-tech workforce, according to the latest numbers. Despite these gains, the numbers aren’t being reflected in senior management or on company boards.
Demand for H-1B visas for highly-skilled workers is so high this year that the government announced Friday it will be issuing the visas by lottery.
Five Oakland nonprofits will share $1.4 million in job creation grants with an eye toward reducing street violence.
40,000 people who work in San Jose will be getting a raise on Monday, thanks to the November 2012 election win for Measure D, which raises the minimum wage in San Jose from $8 to $10 an hour.
Although the dicey issue of pay equity, sometimes called comparable pay for comparable work, will ultimately be decided in contract negotiations, labor leaders and city negotiators debated the policy’s merits at a Board of Supervisors committee hearing on Wednesday.
Silicon Valley’s economic engine may still be humming along, but it does appear to be downshifting into a slightly slower gear.
Hundreds of high-paying jobs with excellent benefits are up for grabs in the Bay Area, if you know where to look. ConsumerWatch has identified several firms seeking qualified career-seekers.
A Peninsula solar firm is looking to hire nearly 300 new employees every business quarter.
SolarCity is a home grown Bay Area company
Texas Gov. Rick Perry brought his brash pitch for jobs to California on Monday as he sought to lure businesses to his state with the promise of lower taxes and fewer regulations.
Gov. Rick Perry plans to visit California next week to follow up on a small buy of radio ads intended to persuade businesses to relocate to Texas.