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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

Seven Fatal Mistakes MBA Students Make In Startup Business Case Presentations

Watch the video of Andrew Stotz presenting 7 Fatal Mistakes MBA Students Make in Business Case Presentations or read it below. I have had the unique pleasure of serving as judge, juror, and, occasionally, as executi.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalk19 hr. 21 min. ago

Hopkins class to boost Accelerate Baltimore alumnae"s marketing efforts

A startup with local roots is getting a marketing and advertising boost from a class of Johns Hopkins University students. Jetpack Inc. was founded by entrepreneur Fatima Dicko, who also founded Baltimore subscription box delivery venture mybestbox.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 20th, 2018

Macron Law Jolts French Labor Market

Some of France’s largest employers are seizing on President Emmanuel Macron’s labor-system overhaul to undertake mass layoffs, heralding a sea change for a country that has long coddled its workforce......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjFeb 19th, 2018

France"s New Layoff Law Triggers Flux in Labor Market

Some of France’s largest employers are seizing on President Emmanuel Macron’s labor-system overhaul to undertake mass layoffs, heralding a sea change for a country that has long coddled its workforce......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjFeb 19th, 2018

To Fill Jobs in a Tight Labor Market, Employers May Need to Get Creative

Employers, educators and policy makers are wrestling with how best to transfer workers’ current skills into digital-ready skills and then prepare them for new opportunities. Answers are needed as jobs need to be filled......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 14th, 2018

Union withdraws petition to represent Yale grad students

A labor union has withdrawn a petition to represent some Yale University graduate students after years of organizing efforts......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 13th, 2018

This $47 Million Startup Just Reached Its Goal--and Donated 7 Million Pairs of Socks

When the four co-founders of Bombas created their startup, they aimed to do more than solely sell socks......»»

Category: topSource: incFeb 13th, 2018

Nursing home giant Genesis eyes approval for $26M Dracut facility

Genesis HealthCare, one of the country’s largest operators of nursing home facilities, is seeking state approval for a 73,000 square-foot facility in Dracut that will also function as a teaching center for students at nearby UMass Lowell. Pennsyl.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 8th, 2018

Flexi-benefits find more takers among employers, employees: TeamLease study

Evolution of Payout Structure1990s Low Cash Benefits2000s Medium Cash Benefits2010s High Cash Valued BenefitsFuture Flexible BenefitsBenefits most important for employeeProfessional development or educational benefits 43%Pay Rai.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 7th, 2018

What you can do if employees are discussing their pay

Many employers believe they can forbid employees from discussing their salary with other employees. This is simply not true. Discussing wages and working conditions is an employee’s right under the National Labor Relations Act. Even in compani.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 7th, 2018

Bank on Buffalo plans Niagara Falls branch

Startup lender Bank on Buffalo is seeking state approval to open and occupy a full-service retail branch in Niagara Falls......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 6th, 2018

Auburn entrepreneurs heading to national pitch competition

A startup business created by two Auburn University students will compete later this week at the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards in Dallas. According to Alabama Newscenter, Yellow Card Financial – founded by Chris Maurice and Justin Poiroux – won .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 6th, 2018

Labor Dept. Plan Could Let the Boss Pocket the Tip

A move to allow restaurants and other employers to impose tip sharing on workers, and in some cases keep the money, is under fire from labor groups......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 4th, 2018

‘Pooled tips’ could enrich employers, but hurt these workers the most

The Department of Labor scrubbed an analysis showing a negative impact on workers, the Economic Policy Institute said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 2nd, 2018

Tight job market benefits seniors and less-educated workers

Less-educated workers and seniors made gains in the job market in January, reflecting a tight labor market in which many employers are struggling to fill open positions......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 2nd, 2018

How one bill may add to rising labor costs in Hawaii restaurants

A new bill is aiming to better the lives of Hawaii’s low-wage employees by requiring restaurant and retail employers to provide advanced notice of work schedules to employees, and requiring overtime pay if an employer fails to do so......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 1st, 2018