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California Unemployment Rate Drops To 9 Percent

The state’s Employment Development Department reported Friday that California’s jobless rate is at its lowest point since November 2008, nearly a year after the recession began.

05/17/2013

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California Unemployment Rate Drops To 9.4 Percent

California’s jobless rate decreased to 9.4 percent in March, continuing a steady decline as the state pulls itself out of recession.

04/19/2013

US Postal Service letter carrier Juan Padilla arranges mail in his truck while on his delivery route in San Francisco.  (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

U.S. Postal Service Hiring Over 100 Bay Area Temps

Bay Valley Postal District is searching for 150 temporary mail carriers as a part of their cost-cutting measures.

04/09/2013

(CBS)

Unemployment Rate Creeps Higher In Some Bay Area Counties

Unemployment rates in parts of the Bay Area saw increases in January while the statewide rate went unchanged for the month, according to employment data released Friday.

03/22/2013

(CBS)

Immigration Issues A Focus Of Silicon Valley CEO Summit

Many executives are calling for more H-1B visas for tech workers and to issue green cards for foreign students who graduate in the U.S.

03/06/2013

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Once Red-Hot Silicon Valley Job Market Shows Signs Of Cooling

Silicon Valley’s economic engine may still be humming along, but it does appear to be downshifting into a slightly slower gear.

03/05/2013

(CBS)

About The Bay: A Generation Working Longer Than Any Before

This is hardly a case of “the same old story.” Americans are living longer than ever before, and have to work longer, too. And it’s anything but easy for many of them.

02/25/2013

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ConsumerWatch: LinkedIn, Tech Firms Post Hundreds Of Job Openings

As California rebounds from the economic downturn, Silicon Valley’s tech industry is booming. Companies such as LinkedIn are posting hundreds of new jobs.

02/22/2013

Workers with SolarCity install solar panels on the roof of a home. (CBS)

Who’s Hiring In The Bay Area?

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.

02/22/2013

Genentech in South San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Genentech Expected To Hire 600 New Employees

Genentech expects to fill nearly 600 new positions this year, many at their South San Francisco headquarters. The Bay Area biotech giant consistently lands on Fortune Magazine’s list of top companies to work for.

02/22/2013

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