We’ve all dreaded the pre-employment background check. – Are they a help or just a hassle? In order to keep a company alive and competitive in today’s world, a new flow workers must be maintained. Sure, there are a great deal of advantages keeping staff as long as possible, avoiding hiring. However, in order to […]
This year’s political arena has placed women and women’s issues at the center stage. Women’s economic opportunities especially seem to be a popular topic. No matter your political beliefs, cities across the nation have made strides to make their city appeal to working women. Here are a few factors to consider when looking for a […]
The number of businesses owned by women of color has increased rapidly since 1997 when there were just under one million. Today, that number has more than doubled to an estimated 2,934,500 accounting for one in three (32%) of women-owned firms.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking unemployment benefits in the U.S. fell to the lowest point in almost four years last week, the latest signal that the job market is steadily improving.
Women are still less likely than men to start their own businesses, they are doing so for different reasons, according to new research from Babson College. In developing countries, for example, necessity drives women to start their own businesses. In more-developed countries, however, 72 percent of women started businesses because they saw an opportunity for entrepreneurship.