The Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 contains several provisions that can spur growth for a range of small businesses, from one-man shops to companies worth millions. Here is a guide to the most useful parts of the bill.
Securities employers paid grads an average starting salary of $58,571. Overall, they provided 42,000 jobs to the Class of 2011.Read More
Lower-paying jobs make up most of the city's expected job growth for the next two years as health care and social services positions flourish.Read More
The Northfield, Illinois-based company will reorganize its domestic sales team, consolidate its U.S. management centers and trim the corporate and business units. Read More
The online M Squared poll of independent consultants was conducted in December 2011 and included responses from 530 professional independent consultants.Read More
Keeping positions open while employees are on military duty presents a challenge for the managers and peers left behind—a difficulty large corporations often find easier to absorb than smaller employers. But employers that have made a commitment to hiring and retaining military veterans say the payoffs usually outweigh the difficulties.
Under Pepsi's former policy, job applicants who had been arrested pending prosecution were not hired for a permanent job even if they had never been convicted of any offense.
The home improvement retailer said that half of last year's seasonal hires stayed on in permanent jobs. Those positions included cashiers, sales associates, lot associates and garden associates.Read More
The cutbacks represent 3 percent of the company's total workforce, according to a release issued Jan. 11.Read More
An annual CareerBuilder forecast also shows 59 percent anticipate no change in their staff levels and 11 percent are unsure whether there will be change.