Ron Unz, Higher Wages Alliance chairman, says raising the minimum wage to $12 an hour would lift millions of workers out of poverty. Lindsey Piegza, Sterne Agee chief economist, debates Unz's initiative.» Read More
The updated LinkedIn website focuses on engaging members, which will keep them on the site longer. Here's how to get the most out of the site changes.
One of the most vexing problems for Chicago and its teachers went virtually unmentioned during the strike: The pension fund is about to hit a wall. Chicago is one of many cities in such a bind.
During an interview, how long does it take for a hiring manager to form an opinion about you? Not long, according to a new survey.
On his show “Dirty Jobs,” Mike Rowe looks for people who are willing to roll up their sleeves and do whatever it takes to put food on the table. “It’s not just a tribute to blue-collar work and hard work, it’s a tribute to entrepreneurship,” he told CNBC’s "Street Signs."
Just in case you missed it, I wanted to share the 2012 Shortlist for the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year.
LinkedIn revealed new data that shows small-business professionals worldwide use the social-networking site. Here's how you can leverage the site.
The economy is doing “terribly” and may not reach 2 percent growth this year, Martin Feldstein, former Council of Economic Advisors chairman under President Reagan, told CNBC’s "Closing Bell."
U.S. small business sentiment rose in August to 92.9, following three previous months of declines. A look behind the numbers.
Franchise industry leaders make the argument for supporting franchising and small businesses.
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Unemployment ballooned to 11.7 percent last August in Florida's Space Coast, but since then, there's been an impressive infusion of positive energy — not to mention millions of investment dollars ... and jobs
As the auto industry rebounds in the U.S. it is creating a strong demand for engineers. In fact, one recruiter said the auto industry is seeking more than a thousand engineers.
The current unemployment statistics obscure one simple fact: unemployment for people with technical skills is much lower than it is for the balance of the workforce.
Begin by taking solace that you not alone. The vast majority of managers struggle with managing others while managing themselves.
“I wouldn’t say this seals the deal, but it does make it more likely (the Fed) announce asset purchases next week,” one economist said of Friday's jobs report.
The author writes, "More recently, some electronic trading practices, driven by micro-movements in market price, are yet another indication that much of the market’s behavior is still driven by price-trending as opposed to value hunting."
Traders are watching the August jobs report Friday as an election indicator, as much as for an economic indicator.
Feel like most meetings are a complete waste of your time? Join the club! Here's why most meetings are failures.
A man called one of my partners and said he wanted to open a $50 million account. "More to follow if you do a good job."
I often coach executives to act big when making presentations. But I've never considered—never wanted to consider—acting big with a bear.