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Flowers and An Unsigned Card

JVS Los Angeles | Posted 03.23.2013 | Impact
JVS Los Angeles

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifWhen they come to JVSLA, many of our clients are facing dire personal and social circumstances. Some are homeless or come from broken families, have disabilities or have exhausted all their resources.

Connecting People to the Right Kind of Learning Opportunities

Council for Adult and Experiential Learning | Posted 03.23.2013 | Impact
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifGiven shrinking resources available for everything, it is critical that we help individuals, institutions and communities make good decisions about how we are investing those scarce resources.

Employment Solutions for Today's Economy

Christian HELP | Posted 03.23.2013 | Impact
Christian HELP

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifFor 21 years, Christian HELP has been devoted to preventing homelessness by helping people find jobs. As times have changed, Christian HELP continues to evolve and find more ways to help people not only obtain a job, but keep it as well.

If You Want Older People to Work Longer, You Have to Give Them Jobs

Christina Patterson | Posted 03.21.2013 | Business
Christina Patterson

We need people in "human resources" to realize that you're still "human" when you're over 50, and to be trained in how to recruit and train employees who are older than them.

The Hiring Guru Wants You... to Get Hired!

David Jensen | Posted 03.18.2013 | Business
David Jensen

There may be some stress involved with the responsibilities of the position or in the work environment and you don't want them thinking, "if you can't handle a simple interview, how are you going to deal with the everyday pressures of this job."

Too Many Cliffs, Not Enough Ladders

John Irons | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics
John Irons

There are two challenges that threaten to have lasting consequences for individuals and the broader economy, and which won't be solved by congressional quick fixes: high levels of long-term unemployment, and stagnation of career development for young people.

Bickering Is Bad for Business

Brian Hamilton | Posted 03.11.2013 | Business
Brian Hamilton

The message to Congress is simple: Adapt. Figure it out. Make the tough choices. It's what business owners do every day, and it's what Americans have done for centuries.

100 Jobs for DC's Homeless Residents

Jean-Michel Giraud | Posted 03.10.2013 | Impact
Jean-Michel Giraud

We're certainly starting the year off with a bang at Friendship Place! Our AimHire Job Placement Program - a team with only three paid staff members -...

Mark Gongloff

The Absolute Stupidity Of Our Deficit Panic, In One Chart | Mark Gongloff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

The unemployment rate is too damn high, and all that America's politicians can talk about is the budget deficit. If only they knew that we can take ca...

Rutgers Law School Lied To Recruits, Group Claims

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

The Rutgers University School of Law - Camden used misleading employment data in a recruitment letter written by Associate Dean of Enrollment Camille ...

Hispanic Business: Minorities Bloom in Wilting Economy

Gabriel Sanchez Zinny | Posted 03.04.2013 | Latino Voices
Gabriel Sanchez Zinny

What we very rarely hear about is how Hispanics have been busy becoming successful businessmen and entrepreneurs, and how these companies are generating employment nationwide, from Florida to California, and from Texas to New York.

Define Career Success on Your Own Terms in 2013

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 03.04.2013 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

As I travel the country talking with women, what I've consistently heard is that they want meaningful work that allows them to play to their strengths and to define success on their own terms. Even in this recovering economy, women don't just want jobs -- they want careers with a purpose.

Deliberate Defiance at Work: Ask Noah

Noah Kass | Posted 01.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Noah Kass

Even if you're completely dissatisfied with your present job, stop focusing on why you're getting away with this deliberate defiance. That's irrelevant. Figure out the why in what you are actually doing. That is what's important.

More Women in the Workplace -- An Under-tapped Recipe for Success

Jim Kirsch | Posted 03.04.2013 | Business
Jim Kirsch

The gender unemployment gap has closed to within 0.4 percent. But rather than standing as an indicate of gender equity, this figure underscores some significant structural shifts in the post-recessive labor market with stark implications for women in the workforce.

Toys for Tots for Homeboys (and Homegirls) for Christmas

Bob Harris | Posted 03.01.2013 | Impact
Bob Harris

Jesse is telling me about himself in an upstairs meeting room at Homeboy Industries, a charity that helps former gang members to become productive members of their families and communities.

Catherine New

Local Bakery Can't Fill Open Job | Catherine New | Posted 01.07.2013 | Small Business

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- At the nearly 100-year-old Scialo Brothers Bakery in the heart of this city's historic Federal Hill neighborhood, everything is do...

When Will All The Madness End?

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics
Larry Schwimmer

If you look to the astrology in the sky you know we live in very troubled times. The astrological aspects occurring now may explain it all, even though understanding them offers little relief or comfort, especially after last week's killing spree in Connecticut.

Improving College Graduate Employability With Certification

Jim Holm | Posted 02.02.2013 | Technology
Jim Holm

Earlier this year Certiport joined with HP for the launch of the HP Institute, an academic partnership program designed to address the global IT skill...

Skills Gap Crisis: From Students to the Unemployed to Current Workers

Sarah A. Webster | Posted 02.16.2013 | Business
Sarah A. Webster

It's enough to make one wonder: Have we workers really gotten this sloppy? If so, what does that mean for our future?

No. 1 Lesson in Competitiveness: Get Back to Basics

Sarah A. Webster | Posted 02.13.2013 | Business
Sarah A. Webster

Any nation that can't provide the basics, such as an educated workforce, especially in STEM fields, surely stands to lose out in this globally competitive economy.

How to Improve Outcomes for Opportunity Youth: Engage Employers to Invest in What Works

Shawn Bohen and Elyse Rosenblum | Posted 02.11.2013 | Business
Shawn Bohen and Elyse Rosenblum

The federal government has a critical role to play in the economic recovery by investing in workforce training programs that work. We need to be more strategic about how and where we make these investments for maximum impact.

Why SUNY's Cooperative Education Is a Win for the American Economy

Nancy L. Zimpher | Posted 02.07.2013 | College
Nancy L. Zimpher

American educators must not lose sight of the monumentally important task that we must achieve with each graduating class, and that is meeting the workforce demands of a 21st Century global economy and preparing students for a prosperous future.

Jeffrey Young

Where Are The Jobs? Hospitals, Nursing Homes And Doctors' Offices | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.07.2012 | Business

The overall recovery of the U.S. economy is still sluggish, but if you're looking for work, you'd be wise to consider the health care sector. The h...

5 Ways To Ruin Your Holiday Season

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 12.07.2012 | Business

When it comes to holiday jobs, Santa's elves could only dream of having it as good as the big guy himself. CareerCast has announced the best and wo...

Bad Sign For The Economy

Reuters | Posted 02.06.2013 | Money

(Adds details from latest survey) * Consumer sentiment falls to lowest in four months * Expectations tumble on fears of ...