• County’s Jobless Rate Drops in August

    (CNS) – Gains outweighed losses throughout the regional economy last month, pushing the unemployment rate in Riverside County down, according to figures released Friday by the California Employment Development Department. The jobless rate in August, based on preliminary EDD estimates, was 7.6%, compared to 7.9% in July. The August rate was 4 percentage points lower […]

  • Here’s who is hiring for the holidays so far this year

    (CNN) — Employers are gearing up for the annual holiday shopping rush and once again looking to add seasonal workers to bolster their store, warehouse and logistics ranks. Their announcements come as big chains are expecting strong holiday demand from shoppers, despite risks that the Delta variant may pose to consumer spending. Consulting firm KPMG […]

  • Riverside Seeks to Hire Vets, Others to Clean up, Improve Parks

    The city of Riverside is seeking to fill 20 newly created positions focused on patrolling, cleaning up and providing other services in municipal parks. The “Park & Neighborhood Specialist” jobs were authorized by the City Council in July, and the recruitment window closes on Sept. 16. Military veterans will receive preference credits when they apply. […]

  • ALDI Announces Countywide Recruitment Drive

    The ALDI grocery store chain is hiring throughout Riverside County as part of a nationwide recruitment drive that will culminate in “National Hiring Week” in September, the company announced Monday. According to ALDI, more than 500 new employees are needed to fill slots at the chain’s dozen stores in Riverside County, as well as neighboring […]

  • This is a first: The US has 10 million job openings

    (CNN) — It’s a hallmark sign of this strange pandemic labor market: America had a record 10.1 million jobs available in June, as businesses struggled to hire enough staff to support the full reopening of the economy. That mismatch between worker demand and supply has been a defining characteristic of the pandemic recovery. Hiring is rampant across industries, […]

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