Hands-On Workers

Production occupations had employment of 9 million in May 2017, representing 6.3 percent of total national employment, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.

The largest production occupation was assemblers and fabricators, all other, including team assemblers (1.3 million) and the highest paying production occupation was nuclear…

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Tomorrow Is National Doctors Day

March 30 is National Doctors Day in the U.S.A.

According to doctorsday.org, “The first Doctor’s Day observance was March 30, 1933 in Winder, Georgia. Eudora Brown Almond, wife of Dr. Charles B. Almond, decided to set aside a day to honor physicians.”

“This first observance included…

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Where the Jobs Are: Blended Paralegal and Legal Secretary Roles

If you’re looking for opportunities in the legal profession, one new buzzword to pay attention to is “hybrid”.

Two-thirds of lawyers (66 percent) interviewed by staffing firm Robert Half Legal said blended or hybrid paralegal and legal secretary positions have become more prevalent in the last two years…

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Family-Owned Businesses Create 78% of New U.S. Jobs, According to SCORE

Family businesses employ 60% of the U.S. workforce and create 78% of all new jobs, according to SCORE, a network of volunteer, expert business mentors.

SCORE said that “family businesses” are defined as businesses operated by two or more family members, with majority ownership held within the family.

Altogether…

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