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Expert: Tips For Baby Boomers Looking For Jobs

CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger has some tips for transitioning from full-time employee to part-time retiree.

07/21/2015

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L.A.’s Employment Level Ranks High For Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

Dr. SriniVas Sadda, Doheny Eye Institute’s newly-appointed president and chief scientific officer, says the job market for skilled ophthalmic medical technicians is dilating in Los Angeles.

07/20/2015

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Female Police Officers Are Valuable Assets At CSULA

Valerie Caldera, a police sergeant at California State University, Los Angeles, says CSULA is diligent in its effort to place more female officers in key positions.

07/20/2015

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Apprenticeship Programs Put Plumbers To Work In L.A.

Apprenticeship programs in Los Angeles teach plumbers the tricks of the trade, while paying them good wages along the way.

07/20/2015

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Garcetti Announces Big Step In Promise To Get Veterans Working

Local veterans in search of jobs had reason for hope Tuesday as Mayor Eric Garcetti announced major steps forward in his promise to get 10,000 veterans working.

07/14/2015

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LAUSD Molds Tech-Minded Students For Higher Education

Neil Virani, a teacher at William Mulholland Middle School, says the Los Angeles Unified School District is saturating its classrooms with technology to help transform K-12 students into innovative thinkers.

07/13/2015

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Successful Business Careers In L.A. Are Rooted In Solid Education

Craig Oka, Director of the Career Education & Professional Development Center at CSUN, says Los Angeles’ business community needs educated problem-solvers able to work right away.

07/13/2015

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Jobs For Mathematicians Multiply In Los Angeles

Rabia Djellouli, a professor at California State University, Northridge, says for aspiring mathematicians to better compete for a projected blast of job opportunities in L.A., they’ll need to prepare early.

07/13/2015

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American Apparel To Cut Jobs, Close Stores In Reported $30M Cost-Cutting Effort

Struggling teen clothing retailer American Apparel will reportedly cut jobs and shut down stores in a $30 million cost-cutting effort.

07/06/2015

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Competition For Firefighting Jobs Heats Up In L.A.

With so many people vying for available positions, this is what aspiring firefighters and medical rescuers need to do to maintain a competitive edge in Los Angeles.

06/29/2015

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Always Be Prepared For Important Job Interviews In L.A.

Cindy Lewis, Director of Career Services at California Lutheran University in Los Angeles, highlights the more advantageous ways for job seekers to prepare for important interviews.

06/29/2015

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CSUN Preps Students For Careers In Community Development

Henrik P. Minassians, an associate professor at California State University, Northridge, says CSUN is helping future urban planners become even more marketable by offering a master’s program in 2015.

06/29/2015

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CalArts Prepares Multimedia Artists For Solid Careers In L.A.

Rita Soultanian, director of career services at California Institute of the Arts, says the number of job opportunities for multimedia artists is expanding in Los Angeles.

06/22/2015

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Digital Managers Bring L.A.’s Advertisers Into A New Era

Keith R. Pillow, an adjunct professor of marketing at California State University, Los Angeles, says digital managers are expected to assume even more pivotal responsibilities in the coming years.

06/22/2015

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CSULA’s Police Force Trained To Handle Mental Health Issues

Rick Wall, chief of police at California State University, Los Angeles, says his officers are trained to handle many unpredictable situations on campus, including mental health crisis.

06/22/2015

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