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Interview season: The good, the bad and the funny

Given the number of lawyers, law firms and law students in the United States, I would guess there is probably an average of one law firm interview occurring every hour a day in the United States. With that many conversations ...

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Out-of-luck lawyers

Call it the desperation index. It gives a sense of the job market by measuring how desperate law firms think job hunters are. And that is desperate indeed, judging by some jobs listed recently.

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Geniuses creating jobs get the New York treatment

Getting Americans back to work is so important that both major political parties agree on the goal. They also agree that the way to do that is to create the right incentives. Michigan’s Democratic Gov. Jennifer Granholm has argued that ...

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Cities see rise in job applicants

Faced with declining rates of growth in tax revenues, local governments have curtailed their hiring in recent months. But that hasn’t discouraged job hunters who are swamping city halls in St. Charles County with completed applications for those few positions ...

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Entrepreneurs needed to keep the job engine running

The jobs story in the United States has been ugly since late 2007. That in turn means the story for entrepreneurship and small business has been pretty ugly as well. After all, small businesses truly are the engines of job ...

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Mapping job growth

What are the jobs of the future, and how can St. Charles County attract them? Those are two of the questions local business and civic leaders want to answer, or at least investigate, during a jobs summit this Tuesday. “2009 ...

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Some late Bush rules may survive

A tough economy and the prospect of Cass Sunstein as regulatory czar may moderate the Obama administration’s wholesale elimination of President George W. Bush’s last-minute rules and the direction of U.S. health and safety policy. Transition officials and congressional Democrats ...

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County seeks stimulus plan to help fight unemployment

In an effort to spur the local economy and create jobs, St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann is proposing a “local stimulus package” aimed at spending $130 million of taxpayer money already allocated to cities for road improvement projects. But ...

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