The Power of the Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurial start-up companies make up a surprising percentage of the employers in the U.S., according to a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Census, in its inaugural Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs, finds that nearly 1 in 10 businesses with paid employees have been in business for…

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IT Workers: The New Farmers?

The population of information technology (IT) workers in the U.S. has grown ten-fold in the last four decades, and now exceeds farm workers in sheer size.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the nation’s dedicated IT workforce has grown from just 450,000 in 1970 to…

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Parents, Butt Out of Your Kid’s Job Interview

Note to parents: getting involved in your kid’s job search/interview process can do more harm than good. You could actually cost your kid the job of his or her dreams.

This was the upshot of a recent study by staffing firm OfficeTeam.

OfficeTeam recently surveyed senior managers on…

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Companies Are Taking Too Long to Hire

Companies that take too long to hire are letting some of their best potential employees slip away, a new study from staffing firm Robert Half has found.

Robert Half polled U.S. workers on their view of the hiring process. Nearly six in ten workers (57 percent) interviewed said that…

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Campus Recruiting: What Employers Want to See

Here’s some good news for students about to enter the job market: today’s employers are looking for a fresh perspective.

Sure, there are people out there with relevant experience – but some new data from staffing firm Accountemps suggests that experience doesn’t necessarily triumph over youth.

According to…

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