Better Business Bureau warns about scams lurking among work from home jobs

Better Business Bureau warns about scams lurking among work from home jobs

CHICAGO (WLS) — Many people are looking for a side gig or part-time work from home opportunity right now, but the Better Business Bureau warns some of those opportunities really are too good to be true. Some listings say you can make money by reviewing video games, filling out surveys or sharing your social media

Leaders address regional economic opportunities at InvestUP summit | News, Sports, Jobs

Leaders address regional economic opportunities at InvestUP summit | News, Sports, Jobs

Upper Peninsula business and community leaders gather May 12 in Marquette for the U.P. CEO Summit. They discussed the region’s challenges, opportunities and strengths. MARQUETTE — More than 100 business and community leaders from across the Upper Peninsula gathered in May at the Upper Peninsula CEO Summit in Marquette. The inaugural

August jobs report reveals ‘major speed bump’ for economic recovery

August jobs report reveals ‘major speed bump’ for economic recovery

Wall Street strategists mostly agree that the worse-than-expected August jobs report wasn’t just a mild setback for the COVID-19 economic recovery, it was a major setback that warrants closer attention by investors. “A major speed bump,” is how Bank of America economists summed up the report in a flash note to clients on Friday. “There

Charles Schwab adding about 450 jobs in expansion

Charles Schwab adding about 450 jobs in expansion

Charles Schwab, one of the nation’s largest financial services company, is planning an expansion in Austin that will create about 450 jobs, the company said Wednesday. The new roles will span functions across Schwab and TD Ameritrade, including positions in software development and engineering as well as in client service and support. Founded in 1971

Town Talk | Economic development leaders launch .5 million fundraising campaign to boost county’s fortunes post pandemic | News, Sports, Jobs

Town Talk | Economic development leaders launch $2.5 million fundraising campaign to boost county’s fortunes post pandemic | News, Sports, Jobs

The former Farmland site is pictured on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. Lots that have been developed as part of Lawrence VenturePark can be seen in the foreground. Post-pandemic life — whenever that begins — is likely to feature a race. It will be between communities looking to prosper. Local leaders are

WATCH LIVE: Amazon bringing 1,000 jobs to Davenport? City to announce major economic project | Business & Economy

WATCH LIVE: Amazon bringing 1,000 jobs to Davenport? City to announce major economic project | Business & Economy

Construction of a proposed 2.9 million-square-foot distribution center along 155th Avenue immediately north of Interstate 80 and west of the Davenport Municipal Airport is already underway. The city of Davenport and the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce will announce a major economic development project at a press conference Wednesday, according to a city media advisory. It

Undersea Warfare Manufacturing, Engineering Company Expands in Southwest PA, Bringing Nearly 40 New Jobs to Region

Undersea Warfare Manufacturing, Engineering Company Expands in Southwest PA, Bringing Nearly 40 New Jobs to Region

Governor Tom Wolf announced that Advanced Acoustic Concepts, LLC, a leading provider of undersea warfare (USW) solutions for integrated USW systems, sensors, weapons and trainers, ​including the United States Navy, has selected Pennsylvania as the best place to support its expansion project, expand​ing operations at its Lemont Furnace engineering and production facility, creating 36 new, full-time high-wage jobs and retaining 120 current positions in Fayette County. “Advanced Acoustic Concepts has been a part of