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Online job ads here hit new high

Rochester’s online help-wanted advertising last month reached its highest level since the Conference Board Inc. began surveying the data more than a year ago. Some 10,900 online job ads, including 7,200 new ads, were posted in the area in October. ...

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Online job ads here hit new high

Rochester’s online help-wanted advertising last month reached its highest level since the Conference Board Inc. began surveying the data more than a year ago.

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Upstate consumer confidence climbs

Overall confidence among upstate consumers last month reached its highest point in nearly two years, the latest Consumer Confidence survey by the Siena Research Institute shows.

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Upstate consumer confidence climbs

Overall confidence among upstate consumers last month reached its highest point in nearly two years, the latest Consumer Confidence survey by the Siena Research Institute shows. Overall confidence, which includes current and future confidence, climbed to 79.7 last month from ...

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Job ads decrease in September

Rochester’s help-wanted advertising index dipped slightly in September, the Conference Board Inc. reported. The index was 14 last month, down from 15 in August but unchanged from a year ago. The Syracuse region’s help-wanted advertising rebounded in September with an ...

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Job ads decrease in September

Rochester’s help-wanted advertising index dipped to from 15 in August to 14 in September, the Conference Board Inc. reported. The decline mirrors a national trend.

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RIT lab to give fuel-cell effort a boost

Rochester-area fuel-cell researchers are one step closer to realizing their dream of making the region a hub for the technology. Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies has received a $1.35 million infusion of capital to open the ...

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Online help-wanted ads jump

Rochester’s online help-wanted advertising in September reached its highest level since the Conference Board Inc. began surveying the data more than a year ago. Some 6,700 new online job ads were posted in the area last month, up from 6,200 ...

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Online help-wanted ads jump

Rochester’s online help-wanted advertising in September reached its highest level since the Conference Board Inc. began surveying the data more than a year ago. Some 6,700 new online job ads were posted in the area last month.

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Unemployment rate falls in September

The Rochester-area economy showed mixed signals in September, with a slight dip in the unemployment rate, but a loss in the number of non-farm and private-sector jobs. The number of employed here also continues to shrink. The jobless rate was ...

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Survey: N.Y. worker confidence rises

More workers in New York were confident about the job market and the future of their employers last month, a Harris Interactive Inc. report for Spherion Corp. shows. The New York Employment Report shows employee confidence increased in September to ...

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Survey: N.Y. worker confidence rises

More workers in New York were confident about the job market and the future of their employers last month, a Harris Interactive Inc. report for Spherion Corp. shows.

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Unemployment rate falls in September

The Rochester-area economy showed mixed signals in September, with a slight dip in the unemployment rate, but a loss in the number of non-farm and private-sector jobs. The number of employed here also continues to shrink.

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Monro’s net income falls, sales rise

Monro Muffler Brake Inc. on Tuesday reported a nearly 27 percent decline in net income from a year ago, despite record sales of $107.3 million in the quarter. Second-quarter net income was $5.6 million, compared with $7.6 million in the ...

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Monro’s net income falls, sales rise

Monro Muffler Brake Inc. on Tuesday reported a nearly 27 percent decline in net income from a year ago, despite record sales of $107.3 million in the quarter.

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