employment

Jumpstart the economy by putting the unemployed back to work

As a jobless geologist who also taught history and government for 30 years, I understand some fundamental historical, political, and economic truths. Most importantly, “Those who ...

Get OSHA-certified and get a leg up on safety, hazardous materials protocol

Some new training at the Auburn One-Stop Career Center offers the opportunity to gain Occupational Safety and Health Administration certification in construction safety, health and ...

Adults hone new skills to land jobs

A group of 13 men and women are boosting their résumés in an Auburn classroom at this very moment. They’re only in their second day of the Placer Adult School Strategies and ...

New Home Depot enters finishing phase

Construction of Auburn’s Home Depot is on track for a mid-February opening, store spokeswoman Kathryn Gallagher said. “Right now, on the inside, we are preparing for racking t ...

Dozens of businesses represented at Placer County Job Fair Oct. 9

The economic slowdown means fewer employers have signed up for a booth at the fall Placer County Job Fair. But there are still plenty of options for job seekers, according to Cindy ...

Kodak in Auburn: City’s bigger picture shouldn’t be taken for granted

The multinational Kodak corporation’s choice of Auburn over 80 other communities for one of its software project development satellites demonstrates that this area has plenty to ...

Appearance shouldn’t be factor for Yosemite jobs

Yosemite — ahhh fresh air, waterfalls, beauty, natural life at its best. These are words that come to mind when thinking of this gorgeous national park. But who runs it? Yosemite ...

Support bill to increase flexibility in job scheduling

I am a mother and lawyer, who finds current law so difficult to work with that I have opted to completely step out of the work force for about seven years, in order to give the bas ...