Mike Janssen


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    Comings and Goings: Yahoo, NYT, Salt Lake Tribune

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    A few moves here and there to note, including the debut of Ben Zimmer as the “On Language” columnist for The New York Times magazine, replacing William Safire. Zimmer appeared […]

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    Jobs Measure Enacted But May Have Little Effect, Critics Say

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    President Barack Obama has signed into law the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act. The $18 billion bill is intended to encourage job creation by offering employers tax credits […]

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    Gannett Execs Paid Handsomely; Contract Vote Set In St. Louis

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    Gannett Blog reviews some details about salaries of the media company’s top execs, culled from a regulatory filing. Craig Dubow, CEO and chairman, was paid $4.7 million last year, which […]

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    January Unemployment: 10.6 Percent

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    January’s national employment rate was 10.6 percent, according to figures released today by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. Other facts included in the release: Fifteen of the […]

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    Roles Change On NYT’s Politics Desk; Gordon Back To BET

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    Those changes on The New York Times’s national desk have prompted some shuffling in the politics department, reports Politico. Jeff Zeleny will become a daily reporter; Matt Bai will leave […]

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    Unemployment Claims Remain Roughly Steady, Says DOL

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    There was again little movement in the number of initial unemployment insurance claims filed weekly, according to data released today by the Department of Labor. Claims dropped to 457,000 the […]

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    Capital Business Will Employ About A Dozen, Editor Says

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    Earlier this week The Washington Post announced plans to start a new weekly business publication, Capital Business. Editor Dan Beyers gives Talking Biz News some details about the focus and […]

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    Seven In 10 Workers Say Jobs Are “Ideal”

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    In his latest “Ask the Recruiter” column, Poynter’s Joe Grimm takes a look at a Gallup study of job satisfaction among Americans. Seven of ten respondents told Gallup their jobs […]

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    Job-Holders Hold Tight; Job-Seekers Get TV Show

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    A new study by HR consulting firm Towers Watson finds predictably grim attitudes among workers riding out the recession, with many reporting that they are staying in jobs they dislike […]

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    Workplace Tardiness Blamed On Traffic, Clown Duties

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    This CareerBuilder survey doesn’t tell us exactly why, but more employees are getting to work on time these days. Sixteen percent surveyed said they’re late to work at least once […]