Jobs http://wunc.org en LISTEN: This Is What Your Voice Should Not Sound Like In A Job Interview http://wunc.org/post/listen-what-your-voice-should-not-sound-job-interview-0 <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When you go into a job interview, you’re being judged on so many different things - far more than your knowledge of the industry. Many employers asses how you dress, your body language, how enthusiastic you are. For some women a new Duke study shows that even your voice may play a factor.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 30 May 2014 19:21:58 +0000 Nancy Wang 36435 at http://wunc.org LISTEN: This Is What Your Voice Should Not Sound Like In A Job Interview Baby Boomers Worry About Their Nest Egg http://wunc.org/post/baby-boomers-worry-about-their-nest-egg <p></p><p>Baby Boomers have less financial security in retirement than their parents did. That's according to a PNC Financial survey.</p><p></p><p>The company recently surveyed about 1,200 adults across the country and found that half of retirees are worried about running out of money.</p><p></p><p>Kathy Kraeblen is a senior wealth advisor for PNC in Raleigh. She said previous generation had a combination of a pension, social security and better savings habits, and they didn't live as long. But, Kraeblin said, Boomers can still learn to budget and re-adjust their investments.</p><p></p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 12:54:11 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 34634 at http://wunc.org Baby Boomers Worry About Their Nest Egg No Evidence That Low-Paid Immigrants Are "Taking" NC Jobs http://wunc.org/post/no-evidence-low-paid-immigrants-are-taking-nc-jobs <p></p><p>A new study is challenging the notion that low-paid immigrant populations are "taking" jobs from native North Carolinians.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:03:18 +0000 WUNC News 33871 at http://wunc.org No Evidence That Low-Paid Immigrants Are "Taking" NC Jobs "Recruit Military" Job Fair A Hit In Raleigh http://wunc.org/post/recruit-military-job-fair-hit-raleigh <p></p><p></p><p>Hundreds of military veterans from across the Triangle region and beyond packed a <a href="http://recruitmilitary.com/about">special job fair</a> Thursday in Raleigh.&nbsp;</p><p>This job fair at Carter-Finley Stadium was for veterans like Jimmy Hicks of Cameron, near Ft. Bragg.</p><p>“Usually I get at least one or two calls back when I attend a job fair," said Hicks.&nbsp; “Hey, if you get one, I think that’s a good thing."</p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 11:37:25 +0000 Leoneda Inge 32433 at http://wunc.org "Recruit Military" Job Fair A Hit In Raleigh Unemployment Shrinks With North Carolina’s Labor Force http://wunc.org/post/unemployment-shrinks-north-carolina-s-labor-force <p></p><p></p><p>The state unemployment rate is dropping, but the labor force is also shrinking.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>The North Carolina Department of Commerce reports unemployment fell from 8.8 percent in January 2013 to 6.7 percent in January 2014.&nbsp; But that number doesn't include people who have stopped looking for work. &nbsp;The state's labor force is made up of people who work or are trying to find jobs, and that pool shrank by more than 60,000 people during the year.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 12:38:28 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 32263 at http://wunc.org Unemployment Shrinks With North Carolina’s Labor Force Thousands In North Carolina Brace For 'Unemployment Cliff' http://wunc.org/post/thousands-north-carolina-brace-unemployment-cliff <p>North Carolina’s “unemployment cliff” is fast approaching.&nbsp; That’s what civil rights, religious and other advocacy groups call June 30, the last day tens of thousands of people across the state are eligible for extended benefits from the federal government.&nbsp; There are last minute efforts underway to try to convince lawmakers to postpone the “cliff” until the end of the year.&nbsp; But, so far, those efforts have been ignored. Fri, 28 Jun 2013 11:47:08 +0000 Leoneda Inge 18028 at http://wunc.org Thousands In North Carolina Brace For 'Unemployment Cliff' Wake Forest Baptist Cutting More Than 900 Jobs http://wunc.org/post/wake-forest-baptist-cutting-more-900-jobs <p style="line-height: 15px; margin: 0px 0px 0.75em; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 12px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(162, 191, 228);">The largest employer in Forsyth County will eliminate 950 jobs by next summer. Sat, 24 Nov 2012 17:06:19 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 5447 at http://wunc.org BB&T Adding 1,700 Jobs in Greensboro http://wunc.org/post/bbt-adding-1700-jobs-greensboro <p>BB&amp;T plans to bring 1,700 jobs to Greensboro in the next five years.</p> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 20:20:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 2947 at http://wunc.org Dalton Touts Jobs Plan http://wunc.org/post/dalton-touts-jobs-plan <p style="line-height: 15px; margin-bottom: 0.75em; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; background-color: rgb(162, 191, 228); ">The Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Lieutenant Governor Walter Dalton, announced an economic plan today that he says will create more jobs. It includes tax breaks for small businesses and a plan to attract more industries to the state. Capitol Bureau Chief Jessica Jones reports.&nbsp;<br> Mon, 10 Sep 2012 21:41:22 +0000 Jessica Jones 707 at http://wunc.org Dalton Touts Jobs Plan Some Growth For Greensboro Economy http://wunc.org/post/some-growth-greensboro-economy <p>Across the state elected officials, business leaders and job seekers continue to monitor unemployment rates, local economic growth and job opportunities. In Greensboro the Chamber of Commerce touted some good news this week, hoping to spark a little optimism. Jeff Tiberii reports there are signs of improvement, but also lingering problems in the workforce.<br> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 1778 at http://wunc.org