A bill that would create a new kind of job-training program to help the unemployed get back to work faster is advancing in the Arizona Senate.
Dear J.T. & Dale: It would be great if you could write about how to deal with bullying by management. Once the economy went down, the bullies came out in full force. — Nick
Apartment industry job fair tomorrow
The Sunnyside Unified School District Governing Board voted Tuesday night to reduce about 30 positions as the district begins to slash its budget in order to make up for a deficit.
Members of the Southern Arizona congressional delegation — all Democrats — lauded President Obama’s push to raise the minimum wage, and looked to his State of the Union speech for leadership in creating jobs.
Congressman Raúl Grijalva held a press conference at the Pima County One Stop Thursday to bust what he called unemployment myths.
Sen. Jeff Flake was in Tucson Tuesday visiting with professional groups and outlining his priorities for the year.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection ranked near the bottom on a list of best places to work in government.
Dear J.T. & Dale: How do I tell my spouse that his new job is ruining our marriage? It’s a big job with a big paycheck, but he now works 60 hours a week, and when he’s home, all he talks about is work. If I can’t fix things, then I will want a divorce so I can search for the kind of love…
Dear J.T. & Dale: What can a former manager or employer disclose? If I were a hiring manager in the HR department, I’d want to talk to the prospective employee’s manager. I have interviewed, and after a very successful interview, the company simply stops all communication. So whatever oc…
Dear J.T. & Dale: My best friend worked for 10 years in IT at a local hospital. During that time, she completed her accounting degree and got a job in accounting. Five weeks into her employment, she was fired as “a bad fit.” Now she is using the state’s unemployment website, with no succ…
Dear J.T. & Dale: I am currently a freshman in college. I had a part-time job but, due to conflicts with classes, I had to quit. My school is very small, so there are no on-campus jobs available, and the school’s career service posts only full-time openings. Any tips for finding a part-t…
Dear J.T. & Dale: After 10 years as a stay-at-home mom, I recently returned to the workforce. I did work in my 20s that I loved, so I read everything I could about returning to a career (including J.T.’s site Careerrealism.com). I went to the interview with my first-choice company and kn…
Call-center operator Afni said it will add 150 new employees in Tucson by the end of 2013, and it’s holding a hiring event Monday.
Dear J.T. & Dale: My position was eliminated recently, and I am starting my first big career search after 18 years of full-time employment. Help!
A pair of Tucson suburbs were hailed by a website for their hot job markets.
Dear J.T. & Dale: I was employed as a route driver by the same company for 15 years. I was terminated after I tested positive for marijuana. I know I made a mistake. Since then, I have been on three interviews that sounded very promising, until they contacted my previous employer. How do…
Local officials want to help Tucson bioscience companies fill jobs locally.
The United States incarcerates more of its citizens than any other nation in the world — more than 2.2 million nationwide, including 2,088 currently housed at the Pima County jail.
Camille Lujan works 40 hours a week processing worker's compensation claims for an insurance company. But she would be unable to pay her bills and support two children without the help of food stamps and a child-care subsidy.