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Niche Travel Market For Recently Unemployed

With the recent launch of JetBlue’s Promise Program, many tourism operators have been working on similar programs to stimulate travellers from the ranks of those recently unemployed.


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Plan: 1. Quit Job, 2. Win Lottery

Then he popped into the Wolf Den Restaurant and felt an urge to use the four quarters in his pocket to buy a Lotto ticket.


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The Company That Can’t Find Employees

We’ve been in business for 25 years.


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Freshbox

His main task: creating businesses that would employ shelter residents and help them develop job skills.


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Jobs Still Down For July

The nation’s smallest firms trimmed their staffs ever so slightly over the past few months, losing an average of 0.04 workers per company, according to a report released Thursday by the National Federation of Independent Business.


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Employment And Revenues Slowly Rising For Small Biz

The company’s Small Business Revenue Index shows that retail, professional services, construction and real estate businesses saw revenue increases in April.


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Small Biz Employment Up

For the period spanning Dec.


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Furniture Maker At The State Of The Union

Cochrane interrupted years of business consulting in Asia to reopen a furniture factory his family once owned in the Smokey Mountains.


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State Paid Employee Training

Some of Caterpillar’s newest factory workers are training inside a former carpet warehouse here in the heart of tobacco country.


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New Year Minimum Wage Increase

Rates in these states will range from $7.64 per hour (in Colorado), to $9.04 (in Washington) in 2012.