Employment

Valley unemployment up as farm jobs suffer

Employment fell throughout the Central Valley in November as more farm laborers found themselves out of work.

Valley unemployment inches up in October

Central Valley unemployment rates rose in October.October marked the traditional rise in Central Valley unemployment rates as farms wrapped up the fall harvest.

New York Life looking to hire in Fresno

New York Life's Central California general office in Fresno is looking to hire 10 agents within the next three months. 

Fresno ranks high in job growth

The Fresno metropolitan added 11,470 nonfarm from January to September.Fresno ranked 15th in job growth so far this year out of nearly 360 metro areas across the U.S., according to a new analysis by the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.

State: Unemployment down in Valley for September

Unemployment rates fell across the Valley last month, according to new data from the state Employment Development Department.

Valley career tech night Oct. 15

More than 3,000 students are expected to attend Fresno County Office of Education's Regional Occupational Program's Central Valley Career Tech Night on October 15. Car

Valley housing agencies get job training grants

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Developing has awarded more than $230,000 to Valley public housing agencies to help low-income residents gain employable skills.

Fresno State study finds ‘helicopter parenting' hurts job prospects

Cartoon by Howard WilliamsRecent college graduates entering the workforce can already expect the slow recovery of the economy and high unemployment rates to hinder their transition into the professional world, but new research suggests a threat may also be found closer to home.

Valley unemployment rates fall in August

Unemployment rates were down across the Central Valley in August, according to the latest report from the state Employment Development Department.Fresno County posted a 10.1 percent unemployment rate in August, down from 11.8 percent in August 2013 with educational and health services adding 3,200 jobs in the period.

Fresno staffing firm to hold job fair

Fresno staffing firm Spherion will hold a job fair at its office on Sept. 18 in honor of National Staffing Employee Week.