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Creating Jobs

Indepreneur Rising

Jim Selman | Posted 05.29.2016 | Business
Jim Selman

Here are some tips I've shared with hundreds of indepreneurs that have proven useful when they "step out on their own," and face the world with nothing behind them, other than what they're offering and their network of family, friends and associates.

Looking for Work Over 50 - Knocking Down Obstacles

Joe Seldner | Posted 04.12.2015 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

Looking for work can be one of life's truly daunting experiences. Looking for work when you're older can be a particularly distasteful, even humiliating, exercise.

Creating Jobs for Others Is Really Hard

Building Markets | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Building Markets

2013-09-23-EntChallenge.jpgAll around the developing world, every single day, entrepreneurs do business against all odds.

Don't Wait for Opportunity to Knock

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 12.22.2012 | World
SidneyAnne Stone

The job crisis isn't going away any time soon and neither is the failing global economy so we are going to have to make it work for us. We need to stop waiting for it to end and get on board with some of the more cutting edge industries.

Encouraging Entrepreneurship: The Value of Teaching Ownership to All Students

Jayson Boyers | Posted 11.11.2012 | College
Jayson Boyers

Entering an established industry is logical, but when jobs are unavailable, new graduates may have to consider creating their own opportunities.

Skill-Based Hiring Works

Martin Scaglione | Posted 11.06.2012 | Impact
Martin Scaglione

The new hiring model allows applicants who do not reach the required assessment scores a learning portal to skill up and then reapply. In short, skills-based hiring is working.

What You See Is What You Get

Bert Jacobs | Posted 11.05.2012 | Small Business
Bert Jacobs

If the company built on the power of optimism couldn't do our part to keep and create jobs in America, who could?! How could we just crumble and look Jake in the eye? We couldn't. We didn't.

Why The Entrepreneurship Of Inner-City Drug Dealers Might Signal American Strength

John Hope Bryant | Posted 10.08.2012 | Impact
John Hope Bryant

I hate thug culture. But I think that ex-thugs might actually help save our inner-city communities in America.

Bashing China Won't Bring the Jobs Back

Jeremy Haft | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics
Jeremy Haft

The truth is that no matter how much China may allow its currency to appreciate, certain jobs just aren't coming back. We need sustainable, well-paying jobs. Jobs that play on America's competitive advantages of high-value manufacturing and services.

New Thought on Job Creation

Dr. James Michael Nolan | Posted 09.16.2012 | Education
Dr. James Michael Nolan

It doesn't matter whether you believe in the law of gravity -- you are not going to float away. It does not matter whether you believe you are actively co-creating your experience. You are.

An X PRIZE For Jobs: Can We Radically Reinvent How We Create, Finance And Find Jobs In America?

Peter Diamandis | Posted 09.12.2012 | Impact
Peter Diamandis

Who is going to solve this problem? Government? Perhaps, but frankly, I'd also like the smartest most passionate thinkers and entrepreneurs across our great nation all competing to beat this problem into submission.

The JOBS Act Is Now Law -- So Now What?

Christopher Hytry Derrington | Posted 06.24.2012 | Business
Christopher Hytry Derrington

Thousands of us entrepreneurs will benefit from the JOBS Act. This could become a very viable and exciting way for small companies to raise capital. But not yet. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has nine months to draw up the regulations.

Getting Real on Job Creation

Alison Craiglow Hockenberry | Posted 10.05.2011 | Business
Alison Craiglow Hockenberry

Too often, increasing employment means propping up failing industries or paying people to make and do things the demand side doesn't need. What the unemployed need are sustainable jobs, making useful stuff for people who want it.

Dan Froomkin

A New Big Idea: Create Jobs And Reduce Poverty By Doubling The Charitable Deduction | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

WASHINGTON -- Even as the United States suffers from a staggering unemployment crisis and vast income inequality, the nation's wealthiest families are...

Help Wanted! -- (But Not Here)

Dan Rather | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Rather

We're not just creating overseas jobs at an astounding rate, we're off-shoring the innovation and the know-how that we need to lay the groundwork for the future of the American economy.

A 'Manhattan Project' Jobs Plan That Even Republicans Might Like

Jane White | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jane White

Most likely the best fix for our economic malaise isn't a trickle-down, stimulus or protectionist approach but to use federal funds for a "Manhattan Project" that would kick-start high-tech innovation that will create high-skilled jobs.

Detroit Do-It-Yourselfers Provide Basic Services For Financially Strapped

Wall Street Journal | Alex P. Kellogg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

DETROIT--Although he retired long ago, Eddie Edwards has found work that keeps him busy for much of the year: staving off blight on his block....

Is Green Policy Bad For Jobs?

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alison van Diggelen

As the race for Governor heats up in California, one of the divisive issues is bright green. Meg Whitman and Steve Poizner both say that they'd suspend the greenhouse gas emissions legislation.

Peaceful Revolution: Investing in Our Human Infrastructure

Riane Eisler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Riane Eisler

The Real Wealth of our Nation is Its People Over half a million people lost their jobs last month. There's no question we need a job-creation plan. T...

The Vision to Stay Green

Tri Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tri Robinson

We don't need to relegate people to poverty just for the sake of saving some trees. Pitting those two things against one another is a false choice.