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The Skills Gap Is Hurting Small Businesses; Here's What They Want to Do About It

John Arensmeyer | Posted 01.24.2015 | Small Business
John Arensmeyer

Addressing the skills gap is vital to our economy, and small businesses are a big part of the solution. Small employers already support the steps needed to make a difference, such as apprenticeships, on-the-job training programs and more.

A Reflexive vs a Reflective Response

Jeroo Billimoria | Posted 05.13.2014 | Impact
Jeroo Billimoria

Through my varied history of working with children and youth in different organizations, I have realized that you can either respond to a situation reflexively or reflectively.

Youth Unemployment Could Cost Us Billions

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 05.20.2013 | Business

America has a youth unemployment problem, and it’s not just the kids who are suffering. The nation is poised to lose $18 billion in wages over t...

The Decline Of Twinkie

Posted 05.23.2012 | Los Angeles

Twinkies and Ding Dongs may have made you smile, but now Hostess Brands Inc., the company responsible for making Twinkies and Ding Dongs, is making a ...

Michael McAuliff

House, Senate Pass Payroll Tax Cut Extension | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congress passed the extension of the payroll tax holiday Friday, voting overwhelmingly to continue the 2 percent break and extend emerge...

[VIDEO] Occupy The Hood: Getting More People Of Color To Occupy Wall Street

Turnstyle | Posted 12.19.2011 | Home

Originally published on, Turnstyle News' special coverage page of original, multimedia reporting on the Occupy Wall Street m...

A Poor Excuse for Public Discourse

Scott Lilly | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics
Scott Lilly

With nearly a quarter of the nation's proven oil reserves, Texas collects a cool 7.5% on the market value of natural gas production and 4.6% on oil. What's puzzling is how little advantage Rick Perry has taken of this unique opportunity.

United States Loses Video Game Jobs To Quebec

Posted 11.02.2011 | Technology

By Liana B. Baker MONTREAL (Reuters) - Outside, the sun is shining, but it is dark in the production room where more than 150 Ubisoft artists, anima...

Hope for Haiti's Unemployed

Amanda Lin Costa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amanda Lin Costa

Great ideas always come out of MIT. This one isn't any different. Konbit is a service that allows anyone to call a phone number in Haiti toll-free a...


Danny Bakewell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danny Bakewell

by Danny J. Bakewell, Sr., Chairman National Newspapers Publishers Association (NNPA) The Republican Party has spent most of the past two years as t...

Georgia Grandmother Sells Candy To Get By While Unemployed

Huffington Post | Brenda Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

UPDATE: In July, we published the following guest article in response to a callout for stories from the recession. We spoke to Brenda again re...

'No Labor Market Recession For America's Affluent,' Low-Wage Workers Hit Hardest: STUDY

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It's truly been a tale of two unemployment crises. Though the national unemployment rate dipped slightly in January to 9.7 percent, a new study sugge...

Where We Are and Where We Were

Jared Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

Our policies have helped move us from a situation where we were losing a nightmarish 750,000 jobs per month to one in which we are a lot closer to adding jobs, on net, on a regular basis.

Ryan Grim

Obama Says Recovery Efforts Come Before Deficit Reduction | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama on Thursday disputed the notion that he is overly concerned about the budget deficit -- and as a result, is under-reacting to t...

Homeowners Facing Foreclosure Can't Find Lawyers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

WASHINGTON -- The nation's foreclosure crisis has swamped lawyers for the poor, leaving thousands of low-income homeowners across the country without ...

Debt for a Diploma

Jose A. Garcia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jose A. Garcia

To say debt is the result of poor choices and frivolous spending fails to capture the reality of the economic state of young people today.

Worker Compensation Grows by Lowest Amount On Record

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

(AP): Employment compensation for U.S. workers has grown over the past 12 months by the lowest amount on record, reflecting the severe recession that ...

Can I Get You Anything, Senator? Your Hat and Coat, Perhaps?

Leighann Lord | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Leighann Lord

Presidents Lincoln and Obama notwithstanding, aren't we supposed to grade Illinois politicians on a curve? They get an asterisk next to their names like steroid-filled baseball players.