Employment, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
With youth unemployment on the rise, many young people are taking the alternative route to seeking employment, such as starting their own business.
To break down some of the barriers that stop...more
The Hillsborough County Extension Service has recently announced that it will be kicking off 2013 with a training course for volunteer workers who seek to become a Florida Master Money Mentor.
LISC Chicago has been assisting long-term local partner The Resurrection Project launch its Entrepreneurship Training Program, a comprehensive series of weekly workshops teaching everything from...more
Linda Blumberg and Urban Institute researchers have analyzed the implications concerning the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for Employers.
In contrast to the belief that the ACA will raise costs and...more
The Alliance for Quality Career Pathways is moving forward with its fall and summer review process. The Alliance is a state-driven CLASP initiative funded by the Joyce Foundation and James Irvine...more
Rural women in India rope in young seaweed plants in preparation for growing seaweed. The practice offers a steady source of income for these women, who can't be away from their families long enough...more
Three economic development projects have been announced by South Carolina state officials that could bring several thousand jobs to Richburg and Fort Mill.
Business names and sites haven't been...more
The Congress, in an unusual demonstration of a bi-partisan, bi-cameral agreements, has passed a job-training bill that could help unemployed Americans get back into the workforce.
Incredible Thrift is a thrift store stationed in Springfield's South Glenstone Street, where its staff comprises of homeless or "at risk" kids.
James Bruggeman, the store director, saw the need...more
Graduates of the Tennessee Rehabilitation Center, a state-operated comprehensive rehabilitation facility in Smyrna, will be joining the workforce equipped with workplace and life management skills...more