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Startup Pairs Students, Employers Seeking Flexible Labor

Peter Silverman and his freshman roommate, Max Robbins, launched Majorwise to match up the two needs......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcMay 19th, 2017

This Startup Lets Children Worldwide Learn Mandarin on Demand With Instructors in China

The service pairs young students worldwide with teachers in China. A Chinese education startup which has attracted prominent investors including former NBA s.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 24th, 2017

Hawaii tech startup pairs with HTA Japan to boost local events market

​As one of Blue Startup’s Cohort 9 companies, youcanevent.com is seeking to boost Hawaii’s local event market by showcasing venues and connecting organizers with vendors......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 16th, 2017

A fintech startup tries to shake up American student loans

IN AN old factory building in lower Manhattan a fintech startup is seeking answers to a question that has tormented teachers and students for decade.....»»

Category: topSource: economistJan 26th, 2017

Is The Purpose Of Public Education Work? Many Disagree

The American public still believes the main purpose of a public education is to prepare students academically despite the reported labor shortages that have been revealed by employers. The American public still believes the main purpose of a public .....»»

Category: topSource: forbesSep 18th, 2016

Software maker that matches college students with employers to relocate HQ to Austin from NYC

The company's.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals19 hr. 30 min. ago

Fewer people are seeking unemployment benefits as the impact of a disastrous hurricane season fades

Reuters/Carlo AllegriWASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer people sought unemployment benefits last week as the impact of last month's hurricanes on the US economy fades. The Labor Department say.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 12th, 2017

Hawaii launches online application for workforce tax credit

The Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations said applications for the Workforce Opportunity Tax Credit are now available online. The federal program makes tax credits available to employers who hire veterans and individuals with signi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 5th, 2017

Govt says it can"t provide jobs to all, asks IITians to take lead

The government can't provide jobs for everyone entering the labor force at a time when 2 out of every 3 Indians being below the age of 35, students at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi have been told.Textile Minister Smriti .....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 4th, 2017

After revoking ban, IITs to now have a "Startup Day" campus placement slot

However, students will be cautioned and asked to do a background check of the start-ups they wish to seek jobs in.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 1st, 2017

Obama’s overtime rule struck down; Trump’s Department of Labor starts over

Since the inauguration of President Donald Trump in January, employers have been anxiously awaiting action regarding a list of pro-employer campaign promises. Near the top of that list has been action to block the Department of Labor's new overtime r.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2017

DACA decision a concern to WNY college presidents

Local colleges are seeking to reassure students protected under DACA, which is set to lapse in six months unless the federal government comes up with a new plan......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 28th, 2017

Marty Walsh to face challenger Tito Jackson in Nov. 7 general election

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh will face off against Tito Jackson, a city councilor and ex-aide to former Gov. Deval Patrick, in the Nov. 7 general election. Walsh, a former state representative and labor leader, is seeking a second 4-year term. He was f.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 26th, 2017

BHU protest: From "sexist" rules to unruly force and political mudslinging

A demonstration by BHU students, mostly women, seeking safety for women, escalated into a full-blown political drama after security personnel used force to disperse the protestors.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 25th, 2017

15 Best Flexible Highest Paying Part Time Jobs for College Students in 2017

If you are a college student who would like to earn additional money while studying, make sure to read our list of 15 best flexible highest .....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeySep 23rd, 2017

Heath care startup 98point6 finally reveals what it"s up to

Led by executives with experience at Microsoft and Amazon, 98point6 announced a $20 million funding round and said it has deals with some of the biggest employers in the Pacific Northwest......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 19th, 2017

This Retail Startup Pairs a Tiny Vision With a Great Big Ability to Piss People Off

It's unlikely to disrupt much of anything, but Bodega is a potent symbol of the tech industry's worst impulses......»»

Category: topSource: incSep 13th, 2017

The New Corporate Recruitment Pool: Workers in Dead-End Jobs

In a tight labor market, companies are looking to set up in cities with large numbers of the underemployed. In response, cities and economic-development agencies are touting this metric as a tool to lure employers......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 10th, 2017

Here"s what killed the $700 juice machine company

On Sept. 1, as many U.S. businesses closed early for the Labor Day holiday weekend, Juicero Inc.—a lavishly funded startup that once sold a $699 Wi-Fi-connected juice press—announced it was shutting down forever......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 8th, 2017

Indiana Begins Hiring Ex-Inmates And Students To Fill Jobs

Northern Indiana has an unemployment rate of about 2 percent, making it difficult for employers to find workers. This has led to creative solutions like recruiting kids in eighth grade and a re-ent.....»»

Category: topSource: nprSep 7th, 2017

End of DACA Moves Labor Force in Wrong Direction, Big Employers Say

Some of the largest American employers pushed back against a Trump administration shift on immigration, saying the new policy could hurt the economy even if the people it impacts account for a tiny fraction of the overall U.S. labor force......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 6th, 2017