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NYC Web Development Fellowship Offering Tech Training, Internships and Jobs

Department of Small Business Services announces launch of NYC Web Development Fellowship offering tech training, internships and Jobs to 18- to 26- year olds.Read More ›

SBA: 8 Steps to Becoming a Consultant at 50 Plus

A Small Business Administration blog post authored by Caron Beesley. Caron is a small business owner, a writer, and marketing communications consultant.Read More ›

SBA: 5 Ways to Build Trust in a Business

A U.S. Small Business Administration blog post authored by Marco Carbajo. Marco is a business credit expert, author, speaker, and founder of the Business Credit Insiders Circle.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of December 14

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of December 14 are available.Read More ›

Enforcement Matters: Wage Violations, Workers and the Economy

According to U.S. Census and earnings data from New York and California, 3 to 6 percent of all workers covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act experience minimum wage violations. Secretary of Labor, Tom Perez, in his blog post, Enforcement Matters, Wage Violations, Workers and the Economy, asserts that enforcement matters. Read More ›

A Voice for Women Veterans

A Voice for Women Veterans is the Department of Labor blog post authored by Latifa Lyles, Director of the Department's Women's Bureau. In her blog, Latifa states that based on the Bureau's listening sessions with the homeless women veterans, as well as working with organizations that serve them, the Bureau developed Trauma-Informed Care for Women Veterans Experiencing Homelessness: A Guide for Service Providers.Read More ›

Five Facts About Women Veterans

Five Facts About Women Veterans is the Department of Labor blog post authored by Latifa Lyles, Director of the Women's Bureau. In this blog Latifa notes that women veterans are now the fastest growing segment of the veteran community. Read More ›

Small Businesses Drive U.S. Job Recovery

Small Businesses Drive U.S. Job Recovery is the Small Business Administration blog post authored by Maria Contreras Sweet, SBA Administration. In her blog she states that small businesses have led our comeback from the downturn. For 15 straight quarters, small firms have contributed to employment growth—accounting for as much as 80 percent of job gains in any given quarter.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of December 7

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of December 7 are available.Read More ›

Apprenticeships are Not Just for Sorcerers and Blacksmiths

Not Just for Sorcerers and Blacksmiths is the Department of Labor blog post authored by Tom Perez, Secretary of Labor. He writes about his trip to Berlin and London where he learns from workers, employers and government officials about different aspects of apprenticeships in various industries that include healthcare, technology, law, film, dentistry, journalism and financial services.Read More ›

Apprenticeship for a 21st Century Workforce

Apprenticeship for a 21st Century Workforce is the Department of Labor blog post authored by Tom Perez, Secretary of Labor. He writes about his tour in Wolfsburg Germany, home to Volkswagen AG's headquarters. Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of November 30

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of November 30 are available.Read More ›

Exploring New Models for Workforce Innovation

This is the Department of Labor blog post, authored by Tom Perez, Secretary of Labor. Tom writes about his tour to Germany to study the elements of the German Workforce System. Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of November 23

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of November 23 are available.Read More ›

Keeping Up on the Minimum Wage

This is the Department of Labor blog post, authored by Tom Perez, Secretary of the Labor Department. In his post, he states that a minimum wage job barely covers one person's basic needs. Read More ›

Sesame Street: Not a Kiddie Business

Sesame Street is beloved for its approach to childhood learning and development, but it is also an innovative business. SIBL has resources for you to learn more about the operations of the Sesame Workshop.Read More ›

The Journey to Safety Excellence Starts With You

This is a Department of Labor blog post, authored by Deborah Hersman, CEO and president of the National Safety Council. In this post, Deborah presents an online campaign, Journey to Safety Excellence, which can be accessed through the National Safety Council website. Read More ›

Laying the Path for Career Success

November is National Career Development Month, and Maria Town, policy advisor in the Office of Disability Employment Policy, wrote “Laying the Path for Career Success,” about the importance of Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs) in helping students explore the possibilities for life after high school. Read More ›

The Labor Market Gets a JOLT

This is the Department of Labor blog post, authored by Heidi Shierholz, Chief Economist at the Labor Department. In her post, Heidi delivers the good news that in September, 2.8 million workers voluntarily quit their job, the highest number since early 2008. Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of November 16

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of November 16 are available.Read More ›
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