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Columbus is a Top 10 Best City for Finding Jobs

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According to a new study by U.S. News & World Report, Columbus was noted as one of the Top 10 cities in America for finding a job. Our strong healthcare, distribution, and technology industries are cited as a main reason that our city has managed to remain stable during the national economic recession. Other cities […]


Columbus Metro Area Projected to Reach Pre-Recession Employment Levels by 2011


IHS Global Insight, an economic/financial analysis firm, has developed a projection for the nation’s employment recovery. The Columbus metro area fares pretty well, but things look pretty dire in other parts of the state. From CSMonitor.com: None of this suggests that the nation is yet on the mend. “We’re not calling an end to the […]


Columbus’ first “Pink Slip Party” is on Wednesday

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Whether you’re out of work, or just afraid of being out of work, then you might have a new opportunity waiting for you on Wedneday at Columbus’ first “Pink Slip Party” being held at the Confluence Park Restaurant. Registration & tickets are available online here. The admission is $20 if you pre-register, or $25 at […]


Battelle to Invest $200 Million in Central Ohio


Press Release: Battelle, the world’s largest nonprofit research and development organization, announced today it is investing more than $200 million in central Ohio to add, construct, and renovate manufacturing, office, child care, and laboratory facilities in Columbus, Dublin, and West Jefferson. As part of the investment, Battelle will create more than 200 new science and […]


Census Bureau to hire 1,000 workers in Columbus

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  The Dispatch wrote Census Bureau to hire 1,000 workers in Columbus  Thursday, November 13, 2008 BY TRACY TURNER The U.S. Census Bureau has put the “help-wanted” sign up and is looking for 5,000 new workers across Ohio. A total of 1,000 jobs will be available in Columbus. Jobs needed to be filled include those […]


Tween Brands cutting Limited Too, local jobs


  Business First of Columbus wrote Tween posts 2Q loss; cutting jobs, converting flagship stores  Tuesday, August 12, 2008 Tween Brands Inc. delivered a one-two-three punch to investors after the market closed Tuesday: A multimillion-dollar second-quarter loss, job cuts at its Central Ohio corporate operations and a major rebranding effort for its flagship chain of […]


Columbus region adds jobs as state, U.S. lose

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  The Dispatch wrote Region adds jobs as state, U.S. lose  Saturday, August 2, 2008 BY DAN GEARINO National employment statistics released yesterday provide fresh evidence of a deepening downturn. So far, however, central Ohio has avoided the brunt of a storm that has engulfed much of the state and country. The eight-county area has […]


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