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Review: Jamie Foxx hunts vampires in comedy 'Day Shift'

Aug. 11, 2022 21:09 PM EDT

This year marks the centennial anniversary of F. W. Murnau's “Nosferatu,” a long time for us humans but only a blip for vampires. If you were looking to celebrate the birthday of that silent classic, which still casts a long and ominous shadow over all vampires films that have...

China's youth face bleak job market as COVID slows economy

Aug. 10, 2022 10:56 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Liu Qian, job-hunting with a new master's degree, said two employers interviewed her and then said the positions had been eliminated. Others asked her to take lower pay. She is one of 11 million new graduates desperate for work in a bleak job market as anti-virus...

5 things to consider when looking for a new job

Aug. 05, 2022 15:27 PM EDT

New York (AP) — Looking for a new job is a balancing act: Some people change roles for a shorter commute or better salary, others want health insurance or flexible schedules, and still others are looking to work in a new or different industry. Hiring is booming in the U.S. — the...

Hourly workers still have leverage as US hiring booms

Aug. 05, 2022 12:53 PM EDT

New York (AP) — Chelsie Church was working as a manager at a Colorado Taco Bell when she found out workers at a nearby Pizza Hut were earning more than $1 an hour more than she was. Her attempts to negotiate a raise were unsuccessful, so she kept hunting for another job, eventually...

Employment market shows signs of cooling amid rate hikes

Aug. 04, 2022 10:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The employment market appears to have lost some of its sizzle, a development that could influence Federal Reserve policy and further raise concerns about an economic recession among investors. Job openings have been edging lower since April as rising inflation...

Millennial Money: Can job-hopping help retirement savings?

Jul. 26, 2022 10:49 AM EDT

Millennials have been coined the “job-hopping generation,” and I’ve contributed to that stereotype. I started my career at 22 and have job-hopped almost every year since. For many of those years, I was young and restless, and there was another part of me looking for more fulfilling work and...

Kentucky State Fair hiring workers for August festival

Jul. 17, 2022 13:48 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky State Fair is hiring workers for next month's festival in Louisville. News outlets reported that the fair is hiring workers for dozens of roles including admission, traffic control, guest services, operations, maintenance, outdoor cleanup and...

Cyberattack disrupts unemployment benefits in some states

Jun. 30, 2022 13:41 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A cyberattack on a software company has disrupted unemployment benefits and job seeking assistance for thousands of people in several states. In Tennessee, the website for unemployment benefits remained down Thursday morning after the vendor, Geographic...

Oregon's prison chief in lead for top federal prisons job

Jun. 15, 2022 20:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Colette Peters, the director of Oregon’s prison system, has now emerged as the leading contender to run the federal prison system, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Peters, who has run the state’s corrections department...

Man sought by department of corrections dies in crash

Jun. 09, 2022 09:37 AM EDT

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — A man who was put on escape status from a Department of Corrections transitional housing unit was struck and killed by a car on a New Hampshire highway, state police said. Roland Labbe, 67, was a pedestrian who was struck on the southbound Everett Turnpike on...