Employment

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Dear Politician: If Small Business Is So Important, How Do You Explain These Facts?
Small Businesses

Dear Politician: If Small Business Is So Important, How Do You Explain These Facts?

The economy runs on private-sector job growth. Why is that so hard to understand?
Susan Solovic
The Robots Are Coming. Is Your Job Safe?
Creativity

The Robots Are Coming. Is Your Job Safe?

If you're a bartender, probably not, according to a new report.
Laura Entis
Finding a Good Small Business Job is Getting Harder
Hiring

Finding a Good Small Business Job is Getting Harder

Small businesses are doing a lot more without having to hire new workers.
Scott Shane
Advice for Older Americans Seeking Employment
Job seekers

Advice for Older Americans Seeking Employment

Give your own motives a deep assessment, avoid your biases and market yourself for the current-day work world.
Gabriel Bristol
5 Questions Struggling Entrepreneurs Must Ask Before Taking a Job
Control What You Can

5 Questions Struggling Entrepreneurs Must Ask Before Taking a Job

When your dream of self-employment is threatened, when should you suck it up and work for someone else?
Lisa M. Blacker
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
Ready To Launch

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
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