Occupational Outlook Handbook for 2013-2014

Fast-declining jobs

Recent reports have indicated jobs are continuing to climb after the recession, but that’s not the case for all occupations—some are projected to decline in the coming decade, according to JIST’s recently released Occupational Outlook Handbook 2013–2014.

Office clerks provide administrative support for businesses. — Photo by Chris Mueller/Redux

9 Jobs That Are Poised to Multiply

Home health and personal care aides top the list at 70 percent growth through 2020 The prolonged housing market meltdown pushed Ann Jacobi Brown, a real estate broker of 11 years, to switch careers at midlife. At age 52, she is months away from graduating with a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of […]

Women of OPEN

OPEN Study Reports Growth of Women-Owned Businesses for 2012

As of 2012, it is estimated that there are more than 8.3 million women-owned businesses in the United States, generating nearly $1.3 trillion in revenue and employing nearly 7.7 million people, according to the second annual State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, commissioned by American Express OPEN. The growth in the number (up 54 percent), employment (up 9 percent) […]

Investments Pay off For Women and Minorities

Research Shows Women and Minority Small Businesses Make Bigger Investments to Do

Minority Small Business Government Contractors Investing More for Success but Efforts Pay Off, Finds New Study Women and Minority Active Contractors More Likely Than Non-Contracting Peers to Exceed $1 Million in Revenue NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A new report, “Women and Minority Small Business Contractors: Divergent Paths to Equal Success”, released today by American Express OPEN finds that minority […]

Office Depot

Office Depot One of Top 50 Companies for Female Execs

OFFICE DEPOT NAMED “TOP 50 COMPANY FOR EXECUTIVE WOMEN” BY NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR FEMALE EXECUTIVES Office Depot Named to List for Eighth Consecutive Year Boca Raton, Fla., March 1, 2012 — Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services that helps customers save time, today announced that it was named […]

American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCAP)

ASCP Commits to New Healthcare Jobs in New York

American Society for Clinical Pathology Announces Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Fill Healthcare Jobs in New York Society to expand education opportunities to create job opportunities CHICAGO–Feb. 23, 2012–The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) has joined the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) as a member and has made a Commitment to Action to create more job […]

Men Vs Women

Three reasons women start fewer businesses than men

In almost every country, women lag when it comes to entrepreneurship, according to data from a report released Wednesday by by the nonprofit Global Entrepreneurship Monitor and Babson College. And despite their comparatively higher educational attainment and wealth, Western women were far less likely to start a businesses than women in emerging economies, in part because stronger […]