Posts Categorized: Business & Economy

GM and Ford Set for Massive Layoffs

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Since the auto industry “bailout” in 2008, after receiving a reported $13.4 billion in short-term financing through the Troubled Asset Relief Program, General Motors (GM) survived another decade without having to make major cuts. Except this time, the cuts are not only to its employees, but its product line as well. GM is set to …

Amazon is Coming to Nashville Bringing 5,000 Jobs

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Everyone’s heard of Amazon, the “tech giant” that has pioneered the e-commerce supply chain market. On November 13, 2018, Amazon announced that it will invest $230 million in Nashville while adding 5,000 new high-paying jobs at a new executive operations hub to operate logistics. Governor Bill Haslam met with economic leaders on Tuesday such as …

Why Ripple (XRP) Will Hit $1,000 Value in 2018

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By now, you have heard the term cryptocurrency. If you are reading this, you are either an investor or interested in becoming an investor into cryptocurrency.  There are many different coins to choose from, but today I’m going to focus only on XRP and why I think it will hit a $1,000 value by the …

How to Become a Boss That Leads

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When you step into the shoes of the boss, it can sometimes become difficult to let others see you as a leader and not just a dictator who wants the work done on time. You want to seem responsible and authoritative and at the same time, you yearn others to see you as a human …

Is Illegal Immigration Taking All the Jobs from Americans? Eh…Not So Much!

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This picture was taken October 16th 2014 on the square of a small town in the State of Tennessee called Gallatin located in Sumner County. It depicts what appears to be Mexican immigrants being dropped off with their belongings on the side of the street, waiting for work. Rest assured, someone will pick them up …

How the Human Population Effects Jobs

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To truly understand the impact population has on employment/unemployment statistics, we have to first realize that as the population grows, so does the amount of entrepreneurs who are on a mission to build successful businesses. Similar to this belief, the amount of unemployed individuals also grows along with the population growth rate (PGR) of a …

Tennessee Unemployment Rate Soars in 2013

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NASHVILLE — In today’s job market the competition is more fierce than ever as a job seeker. According to the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the state’s labor force hit a record high unemployment rate of 8.3% in May 2013 while the national unemployment rate significantly decreased to around 7.6%. This was mostly …

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