fbpx
Home (page 190)

Author Archives: Velvet Spicer

Worker confidence falls from high point

Worker confidence in New York fell in August after reaching its highest level in 2007, a Harris Interactive Inc. report for Spherion Corp. shows. The New York Employment Report shows employee confidence fell more than 7 points to 57.4 last ...

Read More »

Worker confidence falls from high point

Worker confidence in New York fell in August after reaching its highest level in 2007, a Harris Interactive Inc. report for Spherion Corp. shows.

Read More »

Area jobs grow; unemployment flat

The Rochester-area economy improved in August with a year-over-year increase in jobs while there was no change in the unemployment rate.

Read More »

Dealers report lower car sales

Sales of new and used vehicles in Monroe County were down 6 percent in August from a year ago but were up nearly 3 percent from July, the Rochester Automobile Dealers’ Association Inc. reported. A total of 3,788 new vehicles ...

Read More »

Dealers report lower car sales

Sales of new and used vehicles in Monroe County were down 6 percent in August from a year ago but were up nearly 3 percent from July.

Read More »

Nearly half of local employers expect to boost hiring

The Rochester-area employment outlook is expected to be the ninth strongest in the nation in the fourth quarter, a Manpower Inc. poll of employer work force plans shows. Some 47 percent of area employers interviewed for the Manpower Employment Outlook ...

Read More »

Nearly half of local employers expect to boost hiring

The Rochester-area employment outlook is expected to be the ninth strongest in the nation in the fourth quarter, a Manpower Inc. poll of employer work force plans shows.

Read More »

No braking for Monro’s acquisition plan

In nearly a decade in the driver’s seat at Monro Muffler Brake Inc., CEO Robert Gross has seen the company’s stock price triple and the number of stores increase from roughly 535 to more than 700. Monro’s growth, its newly ...

Read More »

Local help-wanted index improves

Rochester’s help-wanted advertising improved in July, the Conference Board Inc. reported. The index climbed to 20 in July from 11 in June and 15 a year ago. Nationally, the index was 25 in July, down from 26 in June and ...

Read More »

Local help-wanted index improves

Rochester’s help-wanted advertising improved in July, the Conference Board Inc. reported. The index climbed to 20 in July from 11 in June and 15 a year ago.

Read More »

Online job ads increase but still lag

Rochester’s online help-wanted advertising improved last month, the Conference Board Inc. reported. Some 11,000 online job ads were posted here in August, up from 10,500 in July and 9,100 a year ago. New, unduplicated ads increased to 7,600 last month ...

Read More »

Consumer confidence falls in August

Overall confidence among upstate consumers fell from July to August, mirroring a statewide and national trend, the latest consumer confidence survey by the Siena Research Institute shows. Overall confidence—which includes current and future confidence—in Upstate New York fell to 69.9 ...

Read More »

Consumer confidence falls in August

Overall confidence among upstate consumers fell from July to August, mirroring a statewide and national trend, the latest consumer confidence survey by the Siena Research Institute shows.

Read More »