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Minimum Wage in San Francisco – To raise from $10.74 on Jan.1 to $15 in 2018

San Francisco on Tuesday became the second U.S. city to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour. Voters overwhelmingly approved a ballot measure to gradually raise the city’s minimum wage from $10.74 currently. It passed with 77% of the vote, according to initial results reported by local authorities. The decision follows Seattle’s approval in … Continue reading

US Census / Are Big City Growth Coming Back ?

Big cities could be making a growth comeback after a rocky decade. Their growth rates are rising and, for the second year in a row, they are growing faster than their surrounding suburbs. The Census Bureau’s new release of population estimates for cities through July 2012 offer some surprises in light of recent trends. After … Continue reading

Startup / Research universities, venture capital firm offices, or government funds are not drivers

How does a newly formed nonprofit organization tasked with helping entrepreneurs across America effectively serve startups that are in different places, in different industries and with wildly different needs? Region by region. This is the central lesson found in “The Start Uprising,” a white paper released today by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation that examines … Continue reading

PayPal to announce creation of 1,000 call centre jobs – Irish, Business –

PAYPAL, the US electronic payments company owned by eBay, is expected to announce up to 1,000 new call centre jobs within the next fortnight. PayPal will be looking for call centre workers with English and other languages to help customers with accounts, to check documentation from retailers from around the world who want to open … Continue reading

The best cities for job hunting – Ask Annie – Fortune Management

Because they include calculations of the number of help-wanted listings relative to population, the rankings give an idea of how hard (or easy) it is to find a management job in each place. According to the January 2012 report, the top 10 metro areas for job-hunting managers are: 1) Washington, D.C. 2) Boston 3) San … Continue reading

Silicon Valley Gaining Back Jobs Lost In Recession « CBS San Francisco

A report released Thursday claimed it will take another two to three years for the Bay Area to regain all jobs that were lost in the recession. However, the report also suggested that the road to recovery runs right through Silicon Valley. The Bay Area Council Economic Institute expects Silicon Valley to recover all of … Continue reading

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