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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

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

San Jose"s Diridon hub draws another million-square-foot office development

Spokesman: “My guess is that there will be more employers seeking what Adobe saw: that the transit infrastructure that’s coming is going to provide more access for employees.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 23rd, 2017

Wanted: Information on job training efforts

The Milwaukee Business Journal is seeking information on Milwaukee-area businesses and agencies, both public and private, that have programs in place to either help employers find workers or to train potential employees for jobs in southeastern Wisco.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 23rd, 2017

Are H-1B visas the answer for tech labor shortages?

Colorado tech workers from overseas and their employers say the temporary work visas are vital. But the system is unpredictable, and could be upended by President Trump. And some point to abuse by outsourcing companies......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 23rd, 2017

Women Who Start Companies Want Flexibility, Men Want To Be Boss

Women who start their own companies are more likely to be seeking a flexible schedule than men, who say they do so to be their own boss......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcJun 20th, 2017

How Emmanuel Macron Aims to Make France a "Startup Nation"

The French President has pledged to cut corporate taxes, launch labor reforms, and limit regulation for small businesses......»»

Category: topSource: incJun 15th, 2017

Oscar turns to private marketplace to help sell health plans to small businesses

HealthPass New York, a private insurance exchange for small employers, has agreed to start offering Oscar’s new plans for small businesses.  The startup health plan recently launched... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 14th, 2017

Rotary Club pairs students with celebrity and CEO mentors

A Michigan Rotary program asks students to describe their dream career in an essay, then matches each participant with a Rotarian who accompanies them on a “reverse interview” with a professional in that career......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 9th, 2017

Labor Department Turns Back Obama-Era Policies

The Labor Department has withdrawn guidance from the prior administration that broadened the definition of when multiple employers could be responsible for same worker......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 8th, 2017

Labor Department walks back Obama-era guidance on "joint employers" and gig workers

In a departure from the Obama administration’s wo.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJun 7th, 2017

Department of Labor withdrawal of joint employment guidance "good news" for employers

On Wednesday, the Department of Labor withdrew the guidance, which was put in place in 2015 and 2016 by the Obama administration......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 7th, 2017

Trump"s labor department rolled back an Obama-era rule designed to protect workers from being mistreated

Lucy Nicholson/ReutersThe US Labor Department on Wednesday said it was rescinding the Obama administration's standard for determining when companies are "joint employers" of contract and franchise workers, in the agency's first major shift in labor.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 7th, 2017

Labor Department Withdraws Obama-Era Guidance on Joint Employment

The Labor Department has withdrawn guidance from the prior administration that broadened the definition of when multiple employers could be responsible for same worker......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 7th, 2017

Employers and worker advocates both hate Trump"s plan to overhaul labor watchdogs

Businesses and advocates for workers are forming a.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJun 6th, 2017

U.S. job openings hit record high; skills mismatch rising

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job openings surged to a record high in April and employers appeared to have trouble finding suitable workers, pointing to a tightening labor market that could encourage the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates next month......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 6th, 2017

U.S. Unemployment Rate Hits 16-Year Low Despite Slower Job Growth

(WASHINGTON) — U.S. employers pulled back on hiring in May by adding only 138,000 jobs. Hiring was still enough to help keep pushing unemployment lower. The Labor Department said Fri.....»»

Category: topSource: timeJun 2nd, 2017

Jobless Rate Hits Lowest in 16 Years; Hiring Slows

The unemployment rate fell to 4.3%, the lowest level in 16 years, even as the pace of hiring slowed in May. The data suggest employers are starting to add to payrolls more slowly in a tight labor market......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 2nd, 2017

Unemployment at 16-Year Low, Though Job Growth Is Tepid

Employers added 138,000 to their payrolls in May, the Labor Department said, as the jobless rate fell to 4.3 percent......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJun 2nd, 2017