News and Articles About Employment

Study: It's Better to Start a Business While You're Still Employed Elsewhere
Starting a Business

Study: It's Better to Start a Business While You're Still Employed Elsewhere

A new study finds that entrepreneurs who start companies while still employed at their day jobs are a third less likely to fail.
Nina Zipkin
Entrepreneurship Is Both Job Creator and Job Alternative
Economy & Small Business

Entrepreneurship Is Both Job Creator and Job Alternative

Sift the economic data and you find entrepreneurs are both seizing opportunity for themselves and creating it for many more.
Bill Clerico
A Reality Check for Anyone Eager to Work for a Startup
Working at a Startup

A Reality Check for Anyone Eager to Work for a Startup

Brutal hours, low pay, stock option souvenirs, smart people with good ideas routinely going broke. You can fall in love, again, with your day job.
Iman Jalali
When Will Washington Start Unleashing the Power of Entrepreneurs?
Free Markets

When Will Washington Start Unleashing the Power of Entrepreneurs?

The latest GDP figures prove that the policies of the last six years are targeting the wrong culprits.
Ray Hennessey
Small Businesses Extend Hiring at Best Post-Recession Clip
Employment

Small Businesses Extend Hiring at Best Post-Recession Clip

There's still a lot of worry about adding new employees, but the pace of hiring is at an eight-year high.
Ray Hennessey
How Not to Embarrass Yourself During a Skype Interview (Infographic)
Technology

How Not to Embarrass Yourself During a Skype Interview (Infographic)

It's never ok to interview in your underwear. Not even on Skype. Get a clue and step up your video interview game with these fast, fun tips.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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Troubling Trend: Fewer High School Grads Are Choosing College
College

Troubling Trend: Fewer High School Grads Are Choosing College

After surging during the recession, college enrollment is down as high school graduates appear to be choosing work over school.
Laura Entis
Tech Workers Are Now Sizable Slice of Big Apple's Economy (Infographic)
Employment

Tech Workers Are Now Sizable Slice of Big Apple's Economy (Infographic)

Study cites role of 'tech ecosystem' in adding 45,000 positions to New York City's workforce in a decade.
Jessica Lawrence
Jobs in the Aviation Industry Are on the Rise
Jobs

Jobs in the Aviation Industry Are on the Rise

With global cargo and passenger traffic growing, aviation companies are hungry for skilled workers.
Mary Thompson
When Hiring, Bosses Choose Expertise Over Education
Hiring

When Hiring, Bosses Choose Expertise Over Education

In a new survey, business leaders place more importance on practical skills and knowledge rather than where a candidate got his or her degree
Nina Zipkin
Bet You Won't Guess the Happiest State in America

Bet You Won't Guess the Happiest State in America

A recent Gallup poll ranked the 50 states in terms of wellbeing.
Laura Entis
This Simple Strategy Will Make You the Top Candidate for Any Job
Growth Strategies

This Simple Strategy Will Make You the Top Candidate for Any Job

What does Netflix, comedian Jack Moore and you finding the perfect job have in common? Hint: You won't find it on your resume.
How Both Parties Were Wrong About Obamacare and Jobs
Growth Strategies

How Both Parties Were Wrong About Obamacare and Jobs

The latest jobs report is showing the impact of Obamacare on employment. Turns out, a lot of pundits' predictions were wrong.
Ray Hennessey
As More Workers Drop Out, We Need a Better Solution
Growth Strategies

As More Workers Drop Out, We Need a Better Solution

The latest report from the CBO shows Obamacare will rob America of 2.3 million workers. It is time for a philosophical, business-driven change in mindset.
Ray Hennessey