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Gov.’s youth job program seeking employers

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center is looking for employers interested in hiring youths ages 16-21 for summer jobs. Companies are invited to attend and set up a booth at the Governor’s Annual Summer Youth Job Hunt Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Thursday, March 8 at Stargazers Theater, 10 S. Parkside Drive. There is no… Continue Reading Gov.’s youth job program seeking employers

A summer many investors would rather forget

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It was a stomach-churning summer that most investors would like to forget. The United States lost its top-of-the-line credit rating for the first time. The financial system of Europe seemed ready to collapse. Money managers sifted through data for signs that the economy was about to slide into a new recession. In the financial markets,… Continue Reading A summer many investors would rather forget

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The telephone is ringing off the hook at the Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau with callers in search of hotel rooms for this Labor Day weekend. “People are saying, ‘I need help finding a room,’ ” said Chelsy Murphy, CVB spokeswoman. “It’s fabulous.” On Thursday morning there were still some hotels reporting vacancies, but… Continue Reading Labor Day weekend set to cap ‘great’ summer tourism season

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The results of a new nationwide Office Team survey are clear: once summer rolls around, employees crave flexible schedules and early Friday quitting times. About 38 percent of 457 workers polled said they want the flexible schedules , and 32 percent said they want to leave work early on Fridays. “Employees appreciate flexibility in their… Continue Reading Poll states obvious: workers want to leave early on Fridays, be outside in summer

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