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Where Job Growth Is Strongest (Infographic)

Where Job Growth Is Strongest (Infographic)

The ADP Employment Report shows companies added 176,000 new jobs last month, below the average of the past three months.
U.S. Labor Participation Rate at Lowest Level Since the 1970s

U.S. Labor Participation Rate at Lowest Level Since the 1970s

In a troubling sign for the U.S. economy, fewer Americans are working and more are giving up even trying.
What Raising Workers' Pay Would Mean for Franchise Owners, Consumers

What Raising Workers' Pay Would Mean for Franchise Owners, Consumers

As U.S. fast-food workers continue to strike over wages, concerns build about what a wage hike might do to franchise owners and consumers.
5 Reasons the Fast-Food Worker Protests Are Off Base

5 Reasons the Fast-Food Worker Protests Are Off Base

No one wants families to suffer, or go hungry or not receive fair pay for the quality of their skill. But that's not what these protests are about, writes Ray Hennessey.
When the Axe Swings, Your Worst Employees Will Outperform

When the Axe Swings, Your Worst Employees Will Outperform

Conventional wisdom suggests that companies have been able to maintain output with fewer employees because bosses took care to fire the worst workers and keep their stars. A new study is turning that logic on its head.
Can Consumers Bring Manufacturing Jobs Back to the U.S.?

Can Consumers Bring Manufacturing Jobs Back to the U.S.?

The Million American Jobs Project suggests that if consumers simply bought five percent more American-made products, a million new jobs would be created.
Free Trade Bad for Workers? Don't Believe It

Free Trade Bad for Workers? Don't Believe It

There has been much angst over the Trans-Pacific Trade Agreement, but the argument that freer trade is bad for workers doesn't hold water, writes Ray Hennessey.
The Dark Truth About the Falling Unemployment Rate

The Dark Truth About the Falling Unemployment Rate

The unemployment rate is dropping not because more people are finding work, but because more people have stopped looking for work.
Small Businesses Fuel Private Sector Hiring in July

Small Businesses Fuel Private Sector Hiring in July

The private sector added 200,000 jobs in July, with small businesses once again accounting for the lion's share of employment, according to the ADP National Employment Report.
Why Overseas Job Creation Is Good for U.S. Workers

Why Overseas Job Creation Is Good for U.S. Workers

Rather than robbing jobs, increased growth overseas actually helps companies domestically, which is good for both employees and investors.
Business Owners More Optimistic About U.S. Economy

Business Owners More Optimistic About U.S. Economy

The latest survey of private-company executives by PricewaterhouseCoopers shows that almost two-thirds of U.S. business owners consider the U.S. economy growing.
White House Plays Offense: Says Immigration Reform Will Turbocharge Entrepreneurship

White House Plays Offense: Says Immigration Reform Will Turbocharge Entrepreneurship

A new report released from the Obama Administration breaks down the economic impact of the bipartisan immigration reform bill passed by the Senate.

Jobs Growth Stronger Than Expected, Unemployment Holds Steady

Multiple reports released this week signal greener pastures ahead for the labor market.

Before you Startup: Survival Tips for New Grads

Even if entrepreneurship is on the horizon, getting a job may be your most imminent need. Here, YE’s Antonio Neves offers up some top pointers to recent grads.

Best and Worst U.S. Cities for Small-Business Workers

These cities offer the most promise for job seekers who prefer mom-and-pop shops, according to a new ranking.

Setting Clear Employee Expectations and 4 More Business Tips From the Week

Read the best tips of the week from Entrepreneur.com, from communicating effectively to using Twitter as a recruiting tool.
America's Bright Spots: The Top 10 Cities for Hiring

America's Bright Spots: The Top 10 Cities for Hiring

A new report ranks the cities in the U.S. where employers are hiring the most.

Report: Franchise Jobs Grow at Twice U.S. Rate

A new report today from ADP and Moody's shows the franchise industry added nearly 20,000 jobs in May.

U.S. Sees Modest Growth, Small Businesses Face Jobless Recovery

As several reports show a slight improvement in the economy, small businesses remain cautious though the franchise sector is the bright spot.
Jobs Report: More Companies Are Hiring But Small Businesses Remain Cautious

Jobs Report: More Companies Are Hiring But Small Businesses Remain Cautious

Several indicators show the overall economy is on the upswing, but small-business hiring is down slightly.
Study: Fewer Startups Launched in 2012

Study: Fewer Startups Launched in 2012

A Kauffman Foundation report finds entrepreneurship declined last year, with fewer men starting companies.
Job Growth Slows Dramatically in March

Job Growth Slows Dramatically in March

Economic reports released this week reveal a sharp slowdown in U.S. hiring and labor force participation.
Thinking About Hiring? Signs of Life in the Job Market

Thinking About Hiring? Signs of Life in the Job Market

A trio of labor-market reports out this week show that small-business owners added jobs last month.
Sequester Countdown: What's in Store for the SBA

Sequester Countdown: What's in Store for the SBA

Here is how the small-business agency is going to be affected by the $85 billion in government-spending cuts that will go into effect starting Friday.
LinkedIn Improves Search Features for Job Seekers, Employers

LinkedIn Improves Search Features for Job Seekers, Employers

New features for LinkedIn, Pinterest gets a funding round, tweeting from beyond the grave and more social-media news.

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