4 Rules for Self-Employment Success
Aug26

4 Rules for Self-Employment Success

Entrepreneurs are at the heart of economic development, generating jobs and tax revenue for cities, states and national authorities. But the prospect of starting and maintaining a business is full of risk, calling-for a special type of commitment from those intent on being self-employed. Financial matters, in particular, present challenges for entrepreneurs, ranging from generating start-up capital to effectively funding ongoing...

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4 Tips For The Self-Employed Tradesman
Dec14

4 Tips For The Self-Employed Tradesman

Branching out and becoming self-employed can be both exciting and frightening but worth it for the extra control you can have over your work. You will, however, need to take note of a few things before you get started as there are a few things you need to keep on top of. If you’re currently a self-employed tradesman, or looking to become self-employed, read on for some tips you may want to take on board. Insurance Even though...

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Business Profit and Positive Change – Are they Both Possible?
Dec01

Business Profit and Positive Change – Are they Both Possible?

Is it possible for a business to be both profitable and enable positive change? That’s exactly what Scottish whiskey producer Chivas have set out to achieve with their million dollar fund for start-ups. Their recent campaign entitled ‘Venture’ is giving entrepreneurs the opportunity to win a share of the $1 million fund with an innovative start-up idea that aims to use business as a force for good. The most promising...

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6 Industries That Offer Great Job Security
Oct28

6 Industries That Offer Great Job Security

Yes, money is important when it comes to finding the right career path. However, the security your job offers and the industry it’s in are also important factors to take into consideration. So if you’re after a job that offers more than just a weekly income, but has plenty of options for the future as well, check out the 6 industries below. 1. Government The first industry on this list is government. A highly sought after industry to...

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33% of Americans are Unemployed, Highest Figures Since 1978
Mar08

33% of Americans are Unemployed, Highest Figures Since 1978

Recent figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimate that the number of unemployed citizens in the US aged 16 or older stands at 92,898,000. Despite creating 295,000 net new jobs in February, figures for those in employment has averaged around 62.9% or lower in 13 of the 17 months since October 2013. In March 1978, the rate of unemployment reached a staggering 63%, making these latest figures the worst seen in 37 years....

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Emirates Recruitment Drive Will Create 11,000 New Jobs in 2015
Feb06

Emirates Recruitment Drive Will Create 11,000 New Jobs in 2015

Offering several different job roles within the aviation industry, the world’s largest international airline Emirates and dnata plan to hire over 11,000 new staff in 2015.  As part of the company’s projected growth across six continents, Emirates are looking to fill thousands of new positions worldwide with assessment events being held in major cities across Australia, UK, USA, Sri Lanka, India and several other countries....

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