Where The Jobs Are

  • Prescription for jobs: Medical coders in demand Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    New federal standards for converting medical procedures to codes for insurers is requiring firms to hire more and more medical coders.

  • Maritime boom: More hands needed on deck Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 8:26 AM ET
    Crowley Maritime's L.A.-based tugboat "Scout"

    Crowley Maritime plans to hire up to 600 workers over five years as the energy boom has increased demand for jobs on vessels from tankers to tugboats.

  • This firm helps others by growing its own workforce Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 8:52 AM ET
    ATS mobile unit.

    Global manufacturing companies contract ATS to take over servicing and repairing a plant’s equipment to optimize capacity and productivity.

  • Mass. program puts workers in biotech labs Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 10:04 AM ET
    Students at Quincy College Labs.

    Quincy College's biotechnology and compliance lab is teaching students how to be technicians at a biotechnology company.

  • Want work? Try nukes, where workforce is aging out Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 9:54 AM ET
    Another lab at GlobalFoundries' Malta plant

    Hiring for two new SCE&G reactors underscores the need for replacing retiring nuclear workers in next several years.

  • 'Nuclear' option on jobs   Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 7:31 AM ET
    'Nuclear' option on jobs

    CNBC's Mary Thompson travels to Jenkinsville, South Carolina where a power plant is seeking to hire 800 workers.

  • A chip shot to grow jobs in upstate New York Friday, 2 May 2014 | 10:35 AM ET
    GlobalFoundries campus in Malta, N.Y.

    Taking advantage of tax incentives, chipmaker GlobalFoundries opened its first U.S. plant in New York and created 2,200 jobs.

  • Manufacturing regains strength   Friday, 2 May 2014 | 3:27 PM ET
    Manufacturing regains strength

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports semiconductor outfit, GlobalFoundries will be looking to fill a brand new, $8 billion chip making facility in upstate New York.

  • Help Wanted: Manufacturing   Friday, 2 May 2014 | 10:25 AM ET
    Help Wanted: Manufacturing

    Semiconductor factory, GlobalFoundries will be adding 600 to 800 jobs to the workforce this year. CNBC's Mary Thompson explains what kind of workers they need.

  • Oil well firm starting 'colleges' for training Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 9:28 AM ET
    Simulator oil derrick training at NOV's technical college in Houston

    Facing a constant shortage of workers, a Houston firm launched an internal training program costing $50 million a year with a big payoff.

  • Want to work an oil well? Start studying   Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 1:53 PM ET
    Want to work on an oil well? Start studying

    CNBC's Mary Thompson takes a look at how National Oilwell Varco is filling the skilled labor gap by investing millions of dollars to train workers.

  • Training for the oil rig   Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 3:31 PM ET
    Training for the oil rig

    CNBC's Mary Thompson looks at how National Oilwell Varco spends millions of dollars to fill the skilled labor gap.

  • Drilling for jobs   Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 7:32 AM ET
    Drilling for jobs

    CNBC's Mary Thompson takes a look at how National Oilwell Varco is filling the skilled labor gap by investing millions of dollars to train workers.

  • Workers servicing a plane at the TIMCO hangar in Greensboro, N.C.

    Growing global demand and an aging workforce mean jobs are opening up to service the world's fast growing fleet of aircraft.

  • Need a job? Help wanted in aviation   Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 1:36 PM ET
    Need a job? Help wanted in aviation

    The aviation industry is growing at a rapid pace. CNBC's Mary Thompson takes a look at TIMCO Aviation Services who plans on hiring 350 workers each year for the next 3 years.

  • Matching vets with companies   Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 4:12 PM ET
    Matching vets with companies

    "Hiring Our Heroes" is designed to match skilled veterans with private companies. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports an online resume engine helps vets translate experiences to hirers.

  • A Chicago seat maker's quest for skilled workers Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 11:20 AM ET
    Freedman Seating Company, Chicago.

    Freedman Seating is among the U.S. manufacturers that struggle to find skilled workers to meet demand.

  • Freedman Seatings is creating jobs   Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 2:27 PM ET
    Freedman Seatings is creating jobs

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports Freedman Seatings added 100 workers in 2013, and is working to add more.

  • Want a job? You may need to update your skills   Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 7:31 AM ET
    Want a job? You may need to update your skills

    Despite a stubbornly high unemployment rate, many companies are having trouble filling available jobs, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson, with a look at how to bridge the labor gap.