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April Job Growth Was Far Short Of Expectations. Here’s Why Hiring Slowed

April Job Growth Was Far Short Of Expectations. Here’s Why Hiring Slowed

THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR   Experts gave varying explanations after the Department of Labor reported a meager April jobs report that fell far short of predictions. “The disappointing jobs report makes it clear that paying people not to work is dampening what should be a stronger jobs market,” U.S. Chamber of Commerce chief policy officer Neil Bradley […]

February Payrolls Jump but Details Are Less Robust

February Payrolls Jump but Details Are Less Robust

Robert Hughes    U.S. nonfarm payrolls added 379,000 jobs in February after a gain of 166,000 in January and a loss of 306,000 in December. The two prior months had net upward revisions of 38,000 with December revised down by 79,000 but January revised up by 117,000. The February gain brings the ten-month post-plunge recovery […]

California Comment on Today’s National Jobs Report

California Comment on Today’s National Jobs Report

Loans and grants are fine to a point, opening up and liability protection would be better  SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2021—The state director for California’s leading small-business association today predicted the continued historic high in job openings would stay that way until states like California allowed more small businesses to reopen and provide some liability […]

US Economy Adds 661,000 Jobs in September, Unemployment Falls Below 8 Percent

US Economy Adds 661,000 Jobs in September, Unemployment Falls Below 8 Percent

BY TOM OZIMEK The U.S. economy added 661,000 jobs in September, while the unemployment rate fell from 8.4 percent in August to 7.9 percent last month, the Labor Department said in a release Friday. The agency’s last monthly employment report ahead of the Nov. 3 presidential election shows labor market recovery continues from the lockdown-driven lows of March and April, although […]

Looking for a Job! Try Capitalism!

Looking for a Job! Try Capitalism!

    By Richard Colman Are you out of work and looking for a job?  Can you even find a job in America’s miserable economy?  And if you have a job, do you hate your boss?  Instead of bashing the capitalist system, why not become a capitalist.  The solution is simple:  Start your own business. […]

With Restrictions Eased, US Added 4.8 Million Jobs in June

With Restrictions Eased, US Added 4.8 Million Jobs in June

BY PETR SVAB Major swaths of the U.S. economy are coming back to life, with 4.8 million jobs added in June as states gradually ease restrictions imposed on businesses in response to the CCP virus pandemic. More than 2 million of the jobs sprouted back up in the hospitality sector, which had been decimated the most […]

Trump: Economic Recovery Better Than V-shaped, ‘This Is a Rocket Ship’

Trump: Economic Recovery Better Than V-shaped, ‘This Is a Rocket Ship’

BY EMEL AKAN   WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump said Friday the economy would rebound very quickly as the U.S. labor market made a stunning record surge in May, “smashing” market expectations. “It’s a very big day for our country, an affirmation of all the work we’ve been doing really for 3.5 years,” Trump said during a press conference at […]

BUSINESS | Hundreds Attend Port’s First Job Fair

BUSINESS | Hundreds Attend Port’s First Job Fair

The Port of Hueneme/Oxnard Harbor District hosted its first-ever job fair last Saturday, offering 450 members of the local community the opportunity to apply for over 200 jobs. Amanda Burwick, Placement Project Specialist for Oxnard College, came to the Job Fair offering over 70 jobs currently available through the Ventura Community College District’s three campuses. […]

BUSINESS | Job Fair at the Port of Hueneme on March 7 – 100+ Jobs!

BUSINESS | Job Fair at the Port of Hueneme on March 7 – 100+ Jobs!

  www.portofh.org/jobs Join the Port of Hueneme and Community Partners at our Job Fair: Saturday, March 7, 10am-4pm Location: Port of Hueneme Administrative Offices 333 Ponoma Street, Port Hueneme, CA Download FlyerThe Port, with partnering agencies including County of Ventura, City of Port Hueneme, Oxnard College, Glovis International Inc. and Employers Depot Inc., are seeking […]

Free Career Workshops in August at the America’s Job Center in Oxnard

Free Career Workshops in August at the America’s Job Center in Oxnard

Location: America’s Job Center 2901 N. Ventura Rd., 3rd Floor, Oxnard 805-204-5171 August 14, 21 and 28 – Social Media, 10:00 a.m. – noon – Social media is everywhere. It is not just for entertainment or a way to stay connected with friends and family, but a powerful tool that can be utilized for networking and building career […]

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