DuBois WhiteWave Facility Creates More Than 50 Jobs, Produces Yogurt Line

By Ryan Haggerty for GANTDaily DUBOIS – The WhiteWave Foods Co. purchased its Oklahoma Salem Road property and buildings more than two years ago and opened its facility in December of 2014. WhiteWave Foods currently employs more than 50 people at its DuBois facility. It is the first WhiteWave facility to produce its yogurt line […]

Smarter robots put 50% of jobs at risk

Love your job? Enjoy it while it lasts. There’s a 50% chance you’re going to be sacked and replaced by a robot. The Bank of England has warned that machines could take over 80 million American and 15 million British jobs over the next 10 to 20 years. That’s roughly 50% of the workforce in […]

America’s economic sore spot: Do black jobs matter?

#BlackLivesMatter has become a rallying cry in America. An equally troubling question facing the nation is do #BlackJobsMatter? The unemployment rate for whites is 4.4%. It’s more than double that — 9.2% — for African-Americans. It’s become accepted that the African-American unemployment rate is “always” twice that of whites. It’s been this way for decades […]

5 high-paying jobs for military veterans

Military service can translate into excellent career prospects with six-figure salaries, especially in the fields of technology and communications. Veterans are at least twice as likely to nab some of the top-paying jobs in those industries, according to a recent study from PayScale. That makes sense, considering technology training is generally a huge part of […]

Stocks: More jobs & higher wages. Time to worry?

America got lots of good news Friday. Lots of people got jobs and workers saw a pay raise. Those are signs of a healthy U.S. economy, which means that we could see higher interest rates from the Federal Reserve soon. Already, the dollar is stronger in anticipation because dollar-denominated assets get more attractive with higher […]

Obama economy: 8.7 million jobs

The U.S. economy is humming again. October was a month of strong jobs gains. Since President Obama took office, the economy has added 8.7 million jobs. On many fronts, there’s a lot to cheer. More people are getting back to work. Gas prices are extremely low. The stock market is back near its all-time highs. […]

Kraft Heinz to shut 7 plants and cut 2,600 jobs

Kraft Heinz is closing down seven plants in North America, the company said Wednesday. Over the next two years, six manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and one in Canada will shut down, Kraft Heinz said in a statement. About 2,600 workers will lose their jobs. The company says it will use the savings to install […]

Looking for a better job? Try the Steve Jobs approach

When young Americans complain they can’t find a decent job, ask them a simple question: Who have you called or written to lately? Steve Jobs is a legend for what he did at Apple. But even legends have to get their start somewhere. For Jobs, it all began with a phone call. “When I was […]

Standard Chartered to slash 15,000 jobs

Standard Chartered said Tuesday that it will cut 15,000 jobs and raise 3.3 billion pounds ($5.1 billion) after posting a surprise loss in the third quarter. The job reductions will be completed by 2018, the U.K. bank said. The additional capital will be spent on technology infrastructure and other strategic opportunities. “The business environment in […]

Fiorina ‘misspoke’ on 92% jobs claim

Carly Fiorina admitted Sunday that she “misspoke” during Wednesday’s Republican debate when she said that 92% of the jobs lost during President Barack Obama’s first term were held by women. “Well, in this particular case the fact checkers are correct,” Fiorina said on ABC’s “This Week” Sunday. “The 92%, it turns out, was the first […]

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