Business & Economy

Breaking News: Major Company the size of Facebook Possibly Planning to Move to Gallatin, TN

A very big company has their eyes on Gallatin, TN, the heart of Sumner County. It is a quaint little town with a country twang and a little bit of buzz. The area has been growing steadily for the past decade or so, but has seen an explosion of residents within the past two...

5G Will Create Jobs, But Destroy Even More

Starting in 2020, 5G will cover major metropolitan areas, then spread into developing countries the following year. It’s going to be massive, a technology revolution one could say. We haven’t seen anything like this since the introduction of the Altair 8800 personal computer in 1975 by Ed Roberts. The beauty of 5G technology will be...

GM and Ford Set for Massive Layoffs

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...

Amazon is Coming to Nashville Bringing 5,000 Jobs

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...

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

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...

Justin Olsen of Careers Plus Resumes Speaks Out to Customers

My name is Justin Olsen, and I am the Founder and President of Careers Plus Resumes, LLC. I would first like to start by thanking all the hard-working people who made this business into what it is today, including our customers. Running a business isn't always easy and having a powerful team of individuals...

What Obamacare (Affordable Care Act) Means for the Economy

Only a few days after the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, the United States government still can't seem to come together on a budget plan to avert the first shutdown in 17 years and save the jobs of over 800,000 people. It may come as no surprise to conservative...

How the Human Population Effects Jobs

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...

Tennessee Unemployment Rate Soars in 2013

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...