WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless aid fell last week to its lowest level in nearly 5-1/2 years, signaling labor market resilience in the face of fiscal austerity.
Foundations Launch Financial Literacy Support Program for Women Veterans and Military Spouses During Financial Literacy Month ( Washington, DC ) – Alliant Credit Union Foundation and Business and Professional Women’s Foundation are partnering to provide free financial education, counseling, and tools for the rapidly growing community of women veterans and military/veteran spouses served by Joining Forces […]
For Equal Pay Day, New Analysis Shows Unequal Wages Cost Los Angeles strong Area Women More Than $6 Billion in Income Each Year If Wage Gap Closed, Women in the Los Angeles Area Could Afford .5 Year’s Worth of Food, Three Months of Rent or 900+ Gallons of Gas Annually A new analysis released for […]
The National Labor Exchange Women & Minorities Online Career Fair You’re invited to attend our upcomingOnline Career Fair hosted by DirectEmployers Association and the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) exclusively for women & minorities.
Citigroup, Merck, Coca-Cola, and JPMorgan Rated Best, Bottom 5 Include: Berkshire Hathaway, Ebay, and Apache Women Hold Under 1 in 5 Director Seats, Fewer Than 1 in 10 Top-Paid Jobs BETHESDA, MD. – March 7, 2013 – Standard and Poor’s (S&P) 100 companies have made some progress on corporate diversity since 2010, but these large-capitalization […]
More than 110,000 clean energy, clean transportation jobs announced in 2012 WASHINGTON (March 6, 2013) – Companies and communities across the country announced more than 300 clean energy and clean transportation projects in 2012 that are expected to create 110,000 jobs, according a report released today by Environmental Entrepreneurs.
Do the top leaders and successful managers use specific words to achieve success? Are there words and phrases that should be avoided at all costs? Yes indeed! Darlene Price, author of the book Well Said! Presentations and Conversations That Get Results, uses the lessons learned from over 20 years of working closely with top corporate […]
National engineers week foundation’s annual global marathon invites women in engineering and technology to inspire, inform and change the world WASHINGTON DC, January 29, 2013 – Women in Engineering and Technology: Inspire. Inform. Change the World is the theme of the National Engineers Week Foundation’s annual Global Marathon. Set for March 6-8, 2013, the Marathon is […]
BETHLEHEM, PA —Hiring will be up for new college graduates, according to a new report by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). NACE’s Job Outlook 2013 survey shows that employers anticipate hiring 13 percent more Class of 2013 college graduates than they hired from the Class of 2012.
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.
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 […]
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) […]