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What I Learned From Being a Broke, Unemployed Graduate

Generous mentors pave the way for a would-be startup staffer, one with a very positive attitude.

This Is What Robots Will Be Doing in 2025

While there's opinions differ over whether the net effect will be positive or negative, most respondents agree that artificial intelligence's impact on the future of work will be significant.

With an All-Deaf Wait Staff, New Restaurant Asks Guests to Order in Sign Language

At the aptly-named Signs restaurant in Toronto, one restaurateur is piloting a new concept that aims to give hearing diners a glimpse into deaf culture.

How Small Businesses Can Ease America's Job Shortage

Why the country's unemployment continues to be high and how new business startups could be the answer.

What Will Get Americans Working Again?

The entrepreneurial spirit of the American worker continues to erode, and the policy response is just plain wrong.

Fewer Americans Are Launching Businesses. Here's the Silver Lining. (Infographic)

U.S. entrepreneurial activity has declined for the last three years, but the percentage of entrepreneurs who are launching businesses out of necessity has also fallen, according to a study.

How an Email Snafu Led to 61,000 People Storming an Employment Office

When an email for a recruitment meeting was accidentally sent to every registered job seeker in the city of Stockholm, chaos ensued.

Actually, Mr. President, That Art History Degree Is Pretty Helpful

By discounting the value of a four-year degree, President Obama misses a path to success clearly laid out in economic data.

CBO Says Raising Minimum Wage Will Lead to Job Cuts

A hike in the minimum wage could lead to as many as half a million job cuts, according to the nonpartisan analysis.

Looking Back at Davos: How Entrepreneurs Can Help With This Dire Problem

During the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, global leaders discussed solutions for a must-solve problem. Here is how entrepreneurs can lend a helping hand.

Employment Trend for 2014: Miserable Millennials

Unemployed and living with their parents, Millennials can't get no satisfaction.

Raising the Minimum Wage Isn't a Magic Bullet

The claim that increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 would slash poverty rates in half is overly simplistic.

People Are Leaving the Workforce in Droves: What it Means for Businesses

If current employment trends continue, the number of people out of the labor force will surpass the number of working Americans in about four years.

Jobless and Searching for Meaning, Millennials Flock to Mom and Dad's House

Paid less, unemployed more and less likely to be satisfied at work, one in four millennials has had to move back in with their parents at some point.

Latest Employment Report Shows College Still Counts

There's always attention on billionaires like Bill Gates who dropped out of college and made it big. But, as the monthly employment report shows, those who graduate face a much better job market.

How the Right School Can Help You Thrive in a Lousy Job Market (Infographic)

The current job market for recent graduates is grim. Get a leg up on the competition with tips from this infographic on choosing a school that will make you an all-star job applicant.

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.

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.

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

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.

Job Growth Slows Dramatically in March

Economic reports released this week reveal a sharp slowdown in U.S. hiring and labor force participation.

Unemployment Rate Slightly Higher Amid Modest Job Growth

Consumer confidence takes a hit from the payroll tax hike, as unemployment holds at nearly the same levels since September.

Small-Business Job Growth Remains Modest

The national unemployment rate held at 7.8 percent as 2012 ended with slow job growth.

Online Training Platform Gives Job Seekers a Boost

LearnUp.me turns job seekers into qualified candidates by helping them bone up on in-demand skills.

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