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Online job listings reach nine-month high

Rochester’s online help-wanted advertising improved to its highest level in nine months, the Conference Board Inc. reported. Some 11,900 online job ads were posted here in August, up from 10,200 in July, but down from 15,300 a year ago. New, ...

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Employee confidence dips in July, report shows

Worker confidence in New York fell slightly in July, after reaching its highest point this year in June, a Harris Interactive Inc. report for Spherion Corp. shows. The New York Employment Report employee confidence index decreased to 46.7 last month ...

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Online job listings reach nine-month high

Rochester’s online help-wanted advertising improved to its highest level in nine months, the Conference Board Inc. reported. Some 11,900 online job ads were posted here in August, up from 10,200 in July, but down from 15,300 a year ago. New, ...

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Employee confidence dips in July, report shows

Worker confidence in New York fell slightly in July, after reaching its highest point this year in June, a Harris Interactive Inc. report for Spherion Corp. shows. The New York Employment Report employee confidence index decreased to 46.7 last month ...

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Employee confidence dips in July, report shows

Worker confidence in New York fell slightly in July, after reaching its highest point this year in June, a Harris Interactive Inc. report for Spherion Corp. shows.

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Rochester area loses jobs in July

The Rochester-area economy showed mixed signals in July, with a month-over-month improvement in the unemployment rate but an overall loss of non-farm and private-sector jobs. The jobless rate was 8.2 percent last month, down from 8.4 percent in June but ...

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Rochester area loses jobs in July

The Rochester-area economy showed mixed signals in July, with a month-over-month improvement in the unemployment rate but an overall loss of non-farm and private-sector jobs.

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New car sales soar in July

Sales of new vehicles skyrocketed in July, bucking a historical trend here, the Rochester Automobile Dealers’ Association Inc. reported. Monroe County dealers sold some 3,697 new vehicles last month, up more than 25 percent from 2,950 in June and more ...

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New car sales soar in July

Sales of new vehicles skyrocketed in July, bucking a historical trend here, the Rochester Automobile Dealers’ Association Inc. reported. The increased sales coincide with the federal Cash for Clunkers bill signed into law in June.

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Online job listings rebound slightly from June

Rochester’s online help-wanted rebounded slightly in July, mirroring regional and national trends, the Conference Board Inc. reported. Some 10,200 online job ads were posted here in July, up from 10,000 in June, but down from 13,400 a year ago. New, ...

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A steady hand on a bumpy road

While many people grumble about their lengthy commutes to and from work, Steven Ralph welcomes his nearly half-hour of drive time. “I couldn’t imagine living a few minutes down the road. I just couldn’t do it. I need that decompression ...

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Upstate consumer confidence on the rise

Overall confidence among upstate consumers rose in July, bucking the nationwide and statewide trend, a monthly survey by the Siena Research Institute shows. Overall confidence in upstate—which includes current and future confidence—increased to 60.2 last month from 59 in June ...

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Upstate consumer confidence on the rise

Overall confidence among upstate consumers rose in July, bucking the nationwide and statewide trend, a monthly survey by the Siena Research Institute shows.

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