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Sacramento Third Quarter Hiring Expected To Rise Slightly

July 11, 2018 | Steve Milne

Sixty-six percent of Sacramento area employers say they intend to hire between now and September - up about one-percent from the previous quarter. That's according to a new poll of the region's top companies.

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California, Sacramento Unemployment Rates Hit Record Lows

May 18, 2018 | Steve Milne | Chris Nichols

The latest jobless numbers are out, showing unemployment in California and the Sacramento region at the lowest rates in decades.

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Strong End Of Year Home Sales Predicted For Reno

November 30, 2017 | Steve Milne

A new list of 123 U.S. metro areas where home buyers are most likely to move in the fourth quarter puts Reno at No. 8 and Sacramento at 46. The list is based on the number of home mortgage applications filed between July and September.

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California's Jobless Rate Drops Slightly To 4.9 Percent

November 17, 2017 | Chris Nichols

California employers added nearly 32,000 jobs in October, according to state figures released today.

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School Cutbacks Lead July Job Declines

August 18, 2017 | Steve Milne

The Sacramento area unemployment rate increased last month. July's jobless rate was 5.2 percent, up from 4.8 percent in June. Analysts with the state Employment Development Department attribute the increase to seasonal cutbacks at schools.

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Over-Parenting Reported By One Out Of Four Companies

July 5, 2017 | Steve Milne

Some human resource managers in the Sacramento area are complaining about an unwelcome new trend: over-parenting in the workplace. A poll released today finds 25 percent of companies recently heard from an employee's parent.

Modesto Ranks In Top 10 Best Places In U.S. For Summer Jobs

June 5, 2017 | Rich Ibarra

A new study ranked 150 of the largest U.S. cities for the Best Places for Summer Jobs. You might be surprised to find out that Modesto made the top ten.

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California Economy Expected To Grow More Slowly

May 30, 2017 | Amy Quinton

A new economic forecast shows slower economic growth for California compared to recent years.

March Unemployment At 11 Year Low In Sacramento

April 21, 2017 | Steve Milne

The greater Sacramento area gained 5,500 jobs between February and March. That helped lower the unemployment rate from 5.1 percent in February to 5.0 percent in March - the lowest March jobless rate since 2006.

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PolitiFact CA Looks At Job Growth Claim In Central Valley, Inland Empire

April 5, 2017

Gov. Jerry Brown recently argued California is seeing tremendous job growth, particularly within the Inland Empire. Capital Public Radio's PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols investigated the claim.

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