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8 Steps for Closing the Skills Gap

Amy Kaslow | Posted 08.21.2012 | Business
Amy Kaslow

A November 2011 Deloitte/Manufacturing Institute poll reveals that only 20 percent of American adults would advise their children to pursue manufacturing careers. Their bias is strong, their views distorted by old pictures of factory workers on the assembly line performing mind-numbing tasks.

Launch Pad: How to Create Thousands of Jobs in a Few Months

Christopher Hytry Derrington | Posted 08.14.2012 | Small Business
Christopher Hytry Derrington

Imagine thousands of small businesses who want to grow, each hiring a handful of people in the next few months. What would that do for our economy? ...

Small Businesses Want Government to Invest in Clean Energy

John Arensmeyer | Posted 06.30.2012 | Small Business
John Arensmeyer

Entrepreneurs support EPA standards and believe they're conducive to job creation and economic growth -- in other words, they don't view regulation as the bee in their small business bonnet.

The Cities That Gained And Lost The Most Jobs

24/7 Wall St. | Michael B. Sauter, Ashley C. Allen | Posted 12.23.2011 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: As economic conditions in the country improve, it is not enough to quote national statistics and vague data. Tangible, localized m...

Saki Knafo

How Immigrants Helped Give Perry His 'Texas Miracle'

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 11.02.2011 | Latino Voices

For much of his tenure as governor of Texas, Rick Perry's record on immigration made him a darling of Latino Republicans. He supported a law that let ...

Most Job Openings Since Lehman Brothers Collapsed

AP | By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 06.13.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Businesses in February posted the largest number of job openings in more than two years, evidence that hiring is picking up as the econo...

Small Business Owners Dark clouds hang over U.S. small businesses: Survey

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The outlook of small business owners remained bleak at the start of the new year, according to a survey released on Tuesday by ...

Small Businesses Still NOT Hiring -- And Recovery Is Stalled As A Result

Bloomberg | Michael McKee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Companies with fewer than 500 employees, such as Phoenix Technologies Ltd. and Sonic Corp., helped lead the economy out of the four recessions since 1...

10 Jobs Expected To Get A Pay Raise In 2010: Report

CNN Money | Anne Fisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In a recent look at the IT and finance industries, Robert Half researchers identified 10 fields where pay overall is steady or rising, and starting sa...

10 Industries That Will Lose The Most Jobs In Next Decade

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In a long-term assessment of employment data released last week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics surveyed the country's jobs landscape and developed a ...

10 Industries That Will GAIN The Most Jobs In Next Decade

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Though Nobel laureate Paul Krugman called this decade "the big zero" -- as in zero wage growth, zero stock market growth, etc. -- it's probably safe t...