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California Jobless Rate Dips Below 10 Percent; 1st Time In 4 Years

The unemployment rate in California dropped below 10 percent in November, while most Bay Area counties saw similar or slightly lowered unemployment figures from October, according to a state employment report released Friday.

12/21/2012

An Oakland Police patrol car parked on the 6800 block of Wilton Dr., May 27, 2011. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Oakland Crime Rate Soaring As City Loses Officers

Burglaries are up a startling 43 percent in Oakland this year compared to last, part of an ever-growing crime problem in the city.

11/28/2012

Win A Nevada Vacation!

California Ski Resorts Hiring More Locals

LAKE TAHOE (KCBS) – As Tahoe resorts report the first snow of the season, operators have been holding job fairs this as they look to hire around 15,000 seasonal workers, many of them local. Seasonal […]

10/12/2012

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U.S. Employers Advertise Fewer Jobs, Fill More Positions

U.S. employers advertised slightly fewer jobs in August while they filled the most positions in three months, a mixed signal for the job market.

10/10/2012

A rendering of the completed Paragon Outlets Livermore (City of Livermore)

Huge Crowd Turns For Job Fair At New Livermore Outlet Mall

Hundreds turned out for a chance to land a new jobs at a soon-to-open outlet mall set to open in Livermore this fall.

09/11/2012

In-N-Out Burger

Berkeley Law Firm Sues In-N-Out Burger Over Discrimination

A Berkeley law firm has filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Irvine-based restaurant chain In-N-Out Burger maintains hiring practices that discriminate on the basis of race, color and age.

09/05/2012

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Target Hosting Job Fair To Hire 300 New SF Workers

The company is holding a job fair event Thursday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the new Metreon City View Room at 135 4th St.

08/09/2012

SJFD

San Jose Fire Department Hiring 27 Firefighters With $8.6M Federal Grant

The San Jose Fire Department has obtained an $8.6 million federal grant, and with it fire officials plan to hire 27 new firefighters.

07/13/2012

Port Of Oakland

Phil Matier: Job Battle At The Heart Of Oakland Base Redevelopment

KCBS, CBS 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier said the battle over jobs could shape the future of redevelopment of the Oakland Army Base.

06/19/2012

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ConsumerWatch: Scanning Software Making Tech Savvy Resumes A Necessity

Job seeker Mary Hurt said she sent out her resume numerous times only to never hear from a company. Almost 90 percent of top companies are using a resume tracking systems to scan for keywords. According to career counselor Eileen Williams, there are a few ways job applicants can make it through the scanning machine.

06/13/2012

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