One of the best ways to support our local economy is through the Chamber’s Chamber Bucks program. These checks help keep dollars right here in the Marshalltown area. Here are some answers to the most frequently asked questions about the program: Where can I use Chamber Bucks? […]

If Covid-19 has taught us anything, it’s that nearly all jobs can be done remotely. As businesses have been coerced into improving their digital infrastructure, they are also fast realizing the sheer amount of money saved with online meetings and a remote workforce. Unlike the 2008 recession however, the nature […]

Greggs worker Staff at around half of Greggs’ stores will have to accept fewer hours or face losing their jobs as the government’s furlough scheme comes to an end. The bakery chain, which employs 25,000 workers, expects business activity to “remain below normal for the foreseeable future”. Chief executive Roger […]

More than 55 million Americans have filed for unemployment since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, and even though the number of people filing has been decreasing since it peaked in April, people are still losing their jobs. If you’re out of work, you might be considering a career change. […]

E-commerce giant Amazon (AMZN) has announced plans to create 7,000 new permanent jobs in the UK by the end of 2020. The online giant plans to hire 3,000 new staff across three new fulfilment centres in Darlington, Durham and Sutton-in-Ashfield, as well as hiring extra staff across its existing delivery […]

Many people give fame a try for 15 minutes or so and decide to take a hard pass. After realizing life in the spotlight isn’t their true calling, some go on to pursue surprisingly normal careers. Last updated: Sep. 1, 2020 Geoffrey Owens In 2018, a Trader Joe’s customer snapped a […]

Although the current job market is ‘tricky’ there are still opportunities out there. Photo: Getty Changing jobs is never an easy task, but it’s particularly difficult now. The UK is facing a huge economic downturn because of coronavirus pandemic and resulting lockdown, with unemployment predicted to spike at 2.5 million […]

Few things are more difficult than getting by on a paycheck that’s just not large enough. Some of America’s hardest-working people are trapped in low-wage jobs and don’t end up seeing a lot of financial return. When you’re earning at or just above the minimum wage, you might find yourself needing […]

Although most people are likely looking forward to the day when they can retire and take it easy, plenty of others are looking hard for ways to take it easy even before they retire. With the right job, you can effectively start your retirement right now, working the hours you […]

The bartenders, nurses, airport, casino and convention workers who help power Nevada’s economy rallied Tuesday in Las Vegas for a “Right to Return” ordinance that would require businesses to hire back employees who were laid off or furloughed because of the coronavirus crisis. “Every one of those workers should have […]

Changes to management structures will result in a reduction of 800 roles. Photo: Keith Mayhew/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Dixons Carphone (DC.L) is to cut 800 jobs as part of an overhaul of its store management structure. It comes months after the technology retailer announced plans to shut all 531 […]

Covid-19 has had an impact on nearly all aspects of life, including people’s work. The world of work is changing – and some sectors appear to be in a much stronger position than others. According to the latest jobs market report from employment website CV-Library, the number of job vacancies […]

The John Lewis department store on Oxford Street in London. Photo: Alastair Grant/AP John Lewis said on Thursday that it would permanently close eight of its stores in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, putting the jobs of up to 1,300 workers at risk. The retailer said it would close […]

The residents of Mission Point Point Nursing & Physical Rehabilitation Center of Ishpeming listen to a band concert on Easter Sunday afternoon to make their day merrier during the COVID-19 pandemic. From left, musicians are Madeline Gabka on trumpet, Scott Schippers and Noah Bauer on guitar, Seth Milano on percussion, and vocalists Jacob Milano and Linda Terentiak. (Photo courtesy of Margaret […]