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Why Blue Collar Entrepreneurs Have So Much Opportunity to Succeed

Yura Bryant | Posted 10.12.2016 | Business
Yura Bryant

When you think of entrepreneurship, you probably think of a tech company founder or someone who performs some type of white collar profession. But entrepreneurship has no boundaries and can be developed where any source of great demand can be found.

Odd Jobs That Pay Big Bucks

LearnVest | Emily Levy | Posted 08.21.2012 | Money

LearnVest: It's time for a raise. How about a new job? How about a job that pays a lot more than you'd expect? We headed to our favorite s...

A Big Reason To Stay In School

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.21.2012 | Business

You know the old advice about staying in school so you can get a job? It's more true now than ever. More than half of the high school dropouts in A...

Why Most U.S. Manufacturing Jobs Are Gone Forever: The Fiscal Times

The Fiscal Times | MERRILL GOOZNER | Posted 02.05.2012 | Business

The day after the State of the Union Address, President Obama visited a Phoenix suburb to tour Intel’s still-under-construction computer chip manufa...

How The Decline Of Manufacturing Could Drain Innovation

nytimes.com | LOUIS UCHITELLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Losing an industry or ceasing to manufacture a particular product, in this case stainless steel flatware, has indeed become a fairly frequent event. J...

Those Recent Payroll Job Figures and the Continued Blue Collar Depression in America

Andrew Sum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrew Sum

The U.S. should learn from countries like Germany and better prepare our workers for future job demands. Because at present moment, employment in the nation's goods-producing industries is basically flat.

The Cities Expected To See A Big Gain In Blue-Collar Jobs

The Atlantic | Richard Flordia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The decline of high-paying, blue-collar jobs for lower-skilled workers has caused considerable concern that the U.S. is losing an important source of ...

Significant Proportion Of College Graduates Work Low-Skill Jobs

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Approximately one-third of college graduates between the ages of 25 and 29 work low-skilled jobs, according to the Economist. The U.S. trails Spain a...

Electing The New Economy: Time For An Infrastructure Overhaul?

Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

"Right now, there's something damn close to political consensus for a transformational investment package," Klein writes, arguing that, "the next pres...