Posts Categorized: Business & Economy

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 …

What Furloughs Mean for Government Employees

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With the recent furlough of some federal/government employees across the nation, workers are scrambling to fill the void with a temporary or more permanent income. If you are a government employee and have been recently laid off due to budget cuts in your department, now is a good time to refresh your resume and start …

How To Start A Small Business

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It starts as a seedling; a sprig of an idea that flutters across your mind one day while sitting in traffic rationalizing the problems of your day. “Why don’t they just do this?” You ask yourself. “Why isn’t there a widget for that?” And then it stings you: the creativity bug. “But I’ve never created …

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