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Ford to add 2,200 U.S. salaried jobs this year

Detroit Free Press -- Ford is adding 2,200 U.S. salaried jobs this year -- the most white-collar hiring the automaker has done in more than 10 years.

The jobs will be in such areas as product development, manufacturing and information technology. They are full-time Ford jobs with benefits -- not agency or contract workers. Ford ended 2012 with 28,000 salaried workers in North America. Openings will be posted on the Ford Careers website at www.careers.ford.com .



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Submitted Jan 11, 2013 By: igbo
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honda0105
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BluWahoo: I'd think they'd still take a while for that to be working.
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 5:13:42 PM

Hire now and fire later when they introduce their 3D print technology this year. Won't need many employees after that
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Message Posted: Jan 13, 2013 10:09:41 PM

My white collar job went away...
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Jan 13, 2013 10:08:07 PM

well, at least they're hiring. Still won't by a Fix Or Repair Daily vehicle, but good for those who found a job there.
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Anyone else notice that all articles today say they are new but are old????
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Go FORD!
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They all like to grow
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I saw my next Ford truck sitting on the lot yesterday.
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 1:41:32 AM

Good for Ford!
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 1:39:45 AM

Good news. Meanwhile it looks like Honda is cutting 800 jobs.
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1fulltank
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 12:29:24 AM

Hopefully, that will result in the need for more blue collar workers also.
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 11:21:52 PM

Yay ford! From the article: "The aggressive borrowing allowed Ford to survive without the same government assistance that the Obama administration provided General Motors and Chrysler in 2009. "Our ability to double our dividend in one year is a testament to our One Ford plan, which has enabled us to maintain a solid balance sheet" and "provide our shareholders with more return on their investment," said Bob Shanks, chief financial officer."
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 10:38:20 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 10:36:03 PM

Performance by Ford.....WELL DONE!
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 10:32:32 PM

Good job Ford (no pun intended).
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 10:26:47 PM

Well, it's a start...
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 10:25:54 PM

Gotta give Ford its due, they are very good " forward thinkers".
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FORD IS DOING THE COUNTRY PROUD. sO FAR.
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 10:24:58 PM

nice, I got a new Ford

[Edited by: viperND at 1/12/2013 12:25:34 AM EST]
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Keep on buying Ford.
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 10:22:39 PM

And no tax payers money. Good job Ford.
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 10:22:17 PM

Then the next month lay off 2,199...
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 10:21:09 PM

Great for those workers.
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 10:21:09 PM

Good news.
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It's a start.
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 10:18:19 PM

Thank you Ford!! We appreciate the heck out of those jobs!!
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 10:18:17 PM

great news, but who's got a job, to buy one ??..

in the mid 80s ford DID get gov't money to stay afloat..

[Edited by: 10k at 1/12/2013 12:19:15 AM EST]
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 10:17:41 PM

And remember that Ford got no bailout money and did not declare bankruptcy.
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 10:17:24 PM

Way to go Ford!
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 10:17:04 PM

Good for Ford, and America. Unfortunately it will take a lot more jobs than that to solve our economic condition.
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 10:16:27 PM

good for ford, any US jobs are great.
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 10:15:34 PM

Good to hear this news.
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 10:14:23 PM

may I remind you that Ford did not get a bailout!
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 10:14:22 PM

Good news! 2,200 new jobs to replace the millions of jobs lost in the past 10 years.
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only company without one penny of bailout funds, and not beholden to Bummer and his car czar.
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Ford should stop producing cars sold in the US overseas. that is just an insult.
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Looks like the economy is turning around.
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This is good news.
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Good for Ford!
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Sweet!
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Thank You Ford!
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Sounds like Ford is growing.
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 10:07:11 PM

Good news
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ok
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Nice
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Good.
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Good for them!
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Way to go!
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Go Ford go.
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Ford is the best auto company...
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