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Wednesday, Feb 15, 2012

"Boots to Suits": Goodwill Promotes Jobs

"Boots to Suits": Goodwill Promotes Jobs

Goodwill of Southern California offers $50 worth of clothing and accessories to active military personal and veterans from Feb. 15-17.

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2011

Congress Asked to Help Veterans Get Jobs

Congress Asked to Help Veterans Get Jobs

Unemployment among veterans who recently left military service has topped 13 percent in recent months.

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2011

Goodbye Debt Debate, Hello Jobs Jabber

Goodbye Debt Debate, Hello Jobs Jabber

Now that the debt limit is lifted, the world seems more focused on where the jobs will come from

Friday, Jul 22, 2011

Wanted: Workers in Irvine

Wanted: Workers in Irvine

Where is the work in Irvine? We name names and give you a list of five companies that are vigorously hiring. Back to Work: This story is one in a weeklong series focusing on jobs and employment in Southern...

Friday, Jul 22, 2011

Baby Bed Hides in Backpack

Baby Bed Hides in Backpack

An Irvine woman creates a portable, soft bed for babies that folds and snaps into a backpack. Link: LulyBoo

Friday, Jul 22, 2011

Once Upon a Time in a Land Far, Far Away Grandma Reads a Story

Once Upon a Time in a Land Far, Far Away Grandma Reads a Story

Alison Sansone missed her nieces. So she found a way bridge that distance using technology and a time-honored tradition of reading bedtime stories. Link: betherebedtimestories.com

Friday, Jul 22, 2011

Irvine: Strong Despite a Weak Economy

Irvine: Strong Despite a Weak Economy

The city of Irvine seems to be immune from some of the more dramatic effects of the economy. Some business leaders believe Irvine's success is critical for Orange County and Los Angeles.

Friday, Jul 22, 2011

Cypress: City that Defies the Recession

Cypress: City that Defies the Recession

"Sales tax is important to us but so is keeping a large workforce. There are 27,000 people who come here to work on a daily basis," said the city's economic development manager Bill Manis.

Friday, Jul 22, 2011

Job Search Tips for Middle Aged Professionals

Job Search Tips for Middle Aged Professionals

Social networks and a reorganized resume may boost your chances of finding a job.

Friday, Jul 22, 2011

Open Your Own Doors to Opportunity

Open Your Own Doors to Opportunity

When corporate doors slam in their faces, many job hunters find unique ways to create their own opportunities, as part of a movement we call "Build Your Own Door."

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