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Entrepreneurs can be made

Courtesy of www.linkedin.comAre entrepreneurs born or made? What drives them to start their own businesses? These questions were posed by the 2014 Amway Global Entrepreneurship Report (AGER), an annual survey that takes the public pulse on the state of self-employment around the world. This year’s report explored entrepreneurship education.“Entrepreneurs play an important role in growing ...

Less than half of Canadian adults with disabilities have jobs: StatsCan

Less than half of working-age Canadians with physical and mental disabilities have a job, a significantly lower percentage  than the general population, according to Statistics Canada.

Canada loses 10,700 jobs in November, jobless rate up slightly to 6.6 per cent

OTTAWA - The overall drop in Canada's job market last month was so small it fell within the survey's rounding error, but experts remained optimistic Friday about the country's labour prospects for the future.

Pensioner poverty 'at record low'

Pensioner poverty has fallen over the past decade but there has been a big increase in the number of younger people living in poverty, according to a new study.

The Jobs Report in Black and White: The Hidden Bias in Hiring

As protests continue to rage this morning over the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson and Eric Garner in New York—and the astonishing unwillingness of officials to enforce justice— it has become painfully ...

Fall in jobless total slowing down

The Government was given some pre-Christmas cheer on the jobs front when new figures showed another fall in unemployment and a record number of people in work.

Thousands mourn Barry, DC's 'Mayor for Life'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Local and national political leaders, prominent clergy and ordinary Washingtonians who got their first jobs as a result of Marion Barry's programs were among the thousands who gathered Saturday to say goodbye to the man dubbed "Mayor for Life."

Mayor's Commission on Literacy in Philadelphia raises adult work-ready skills through groundbreaking education ...

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The widening economic divide and changing industries have left hundreds of thousands of low-skilled Philadelphia job seekers stranded outside of the knowledge-based economy. In response, The Mayor's Commission on Literacy has created a citywide, technology-based system called myPLACE™ that prepares the city's adults for 21st-century jobs on ...

Stocks end slightly lower ahead of payrolls report

Stocks mostly fell on Thursday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the ECB will wait until next year to consider more stimulus.

The 3 Gifts Entrepreneurs Provide the World

Although people usually associate business with taking, the holidays serve to remind us the good of those who strike out on their own.