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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

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

Yale grad students" hunger strike can"t turn the tide for labor

Students hope that a contract would ensure them fair wages, mental health care insurance.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 20th, 2017

​Here’s how many jobs Orlando has created in the second quarter this year

Orlando is one of the nation’s fastest-growing labor markets, according to the Orlando Economic Partnership. The organization that helps attract major employers to the region released its 2017 second quarter insight for Orlando, and the major ta.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2017

Congrats, grad! These degrees are more valuable in ABQ this year

There's some good news for New Mexico college students graduating with certain technology degrees. This year, employers expect to increase their hiring of new college grads by 5 percent, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2017

The 10 most attractive employers for business students in 2017

Research and advisory firm Universum released its list of the most attractive employers among undergraduate business students......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 15th, 2017

The one thing job seekers forget employers look at

There are some steps even first-time job seekers know to take ahead of formally seeking out new employment opportunities: Brush up your resume......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 11th, 2017

Why MBA programs" entrepreneurial training might not serve companies looking to hire those grads

As a fresh set of MBA graduates hits the marketplace in the coming weeks, a new report suggests that today’s B-school grads might not have the ideal training that today’s employers are seeking. MBA programs today increasingly are pushing stude.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 11th, 2017

This software-school startup doesn"t make students pay -- until they score a job

If the students at this software-engineering school don't find a job, they don't pay a dime in tuition......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 11th, 2017

U.S. labor market rebounds as employers add 211,000 jobs; unemployment rate falls to 4.4%

Solid job growth returned last month as the .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 5th, 2017

This startup says it"s found a way to automate factory jobs while also creating new ones

While labor economists and tech CEOs fret about robots taking jobs, Chieh Huang is keeping his cool. Huang is the CEO of Boxed, an online retailer that ships bulk items direct to customers. On April 27, the company announced it was automating i.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 27th, 2017

Tired of taxi mafia: Petition seeking Ola, Uber in Goa goes viral. Read it

The petition has found support from denizens of Goa as well as NRIs, tourists and students.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 27th, 2017

Where College Seniors Are Falling Short

Even as employers look to hire more graduates from the Class of 2017 than the previous year, the current crop of job-seeking seniors are ill-prepared for the job hunt and many coveted positions, a survey finds......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 25th, 2017

Does it pay to start at a community college? It depends

It costs less, but students seeking bachelor’s degrees need to make sure the credits will transfer......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 20th, 2017

Fed: US companies are complaining about difficulty retaining workers

Employers are having a harder time finding skilled workers as the labor market continues to tighten, according to the Federal Reserve's Beige Book released on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 20th, 2017

This U.S. State’s Free College Plan Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up to Be

One of its provisions undermines the law. A four-year degree has become a practical necessity in today's labor market for those seeking a middle-.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 13th, 2017

U.S. employers posted more jobs in February and quitting fell

The Labor Department said Tuesday that job openings rose 2.1% .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 11th, 2017

These Startup Founders Are Betting on Globalization

The current political environment is nerve-wracking for companies that depend on the international flow of labor and goods......»»

Category: topSource: incApr 10th, 2017

Georgia Tech students pitch startup ideas to investors at Tech Square event

Four teams of students at Georgia Tech pitched their ideas for startups to investors at an event at The Garage in Tech Square on April 8. The four teams -- FireHUD, TINA, Lean Basketball Analytics and Hera Health -- were the finalists in a compet.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 9th, 2017

TaskRabbit Shops For a Buyer

TaskRabbit, a marketplace for freelance labor and the startup that became a symbol of the on-demand services economy has put itself on the sales block......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 7th, 2017