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Info fair opens doors to apprenticeships, jobs building state health care facility

Hundreds of them showed up today in search of what has been so elusive for so many – a job. They began lining up early at the Stockton Civic Memorial…

Engineering success during a recession

Environmental engineers once toiled in relative obscurity, but today their work encompasses areas that are very much in the public eye. Today’s environmental engineers are very much involved with such…

State unemployment rate drops to 11.1 percent

SACRAMENTO – The state Employment Development Department reported today that California’s unemployment rate dropped to 11.1 percent in December, down from 11.3 in November. That is the lowest rate since…

Forecast: Construction jobs, ‘Project X’ welcome after ‘economic nightmare’

STOCKTON – Construction jobs will grow at a “furious” rate in the region, continuing to fuel hopes that economic recovery, while slow, will continue. According to the California and Metro…

‘Project X’ could bring 1,500 full-time jobs to Stanislaus County

PATTERSON – Patterson city officials for now remain silent on a proposed project that could bring 1,500 full-time jobs and another 1,000 or more seasonal jobs. It would be a…

Jobs, jobs, jobs ahead at prison’s medical, mental health facility near Stockton

Earth movers are digging trenches and leveling grade, cranes are hoisting walls into place, and riding trowels are hovering over freshly poured cement. And men and women are being put…

Lodi sees jobs, long-term benefits to power plant

Local jobs and long-range economic benefits are the key appeals to the Lodi Energy Center power plant. The 300-megawatt facility isn’t expected to become fully operational for another six months…

Howard Training Center helps Modesto business

Even during the best of times, teens and adults with disabilities often struggle to find jobs. In case you hadn’t noticed, these aren’t the best of times. But in good…

Partnership to bring more business to San Joaquin County

Partnership to bring more business to San Joaquin County

Projects climb slightly this year with 2,500 new jobs on the way

Put a positive twist on resumes with periods of unemployment

By Amy Winter Employment gaps on resumes stand out as a disadvantage to job-seekers. Ninety-three percent of employers, according to a survey by OfficeTeam, a staffing service that questioned 150…