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12 EdTech Startups Aimed At Solving Jobs Gap

By | Aug 26, 2017 at 4:30 pm

My high school motto is Finis Origine Pendet or “the end depends upon the beginning.” The motto has stuck with me, and it seems especially pertinent as I think about the state of the workforce today. The whole concept of a job is in…


7 Questions You Should Ask Every Employee That Leaves Your Company

By | Dec 28, 2016 at 5:50 pm

In the startup world, scaling up is typically the major focus. But not every employee is going to be the perfect fit, so a little downgrading is sometimes necessary. And when that happens, getting feedback about why they left is more important than any…


If You Think Automation Is the Problem, You’re Wrong

By | Dec 22, 2016 at 11:20 am

The recent presidential election made job creation a necessary policy point for viable candidates. With people around the country struggling with unemployment, scapegoats like China and big corporations became the focus of everyone from Donald Trump to Bernie Sanders. But it’s hard to argue that automation isn’t playing…


Young Men Are More Unemployed Than Ever, And They’re Loving It

By | Oct 11, 2016 at 2:30 pm

It’s no secret that the job market has fallen on tough times. While unemployment is lower than it has been in recent years, millennials are having trouble getting their foot in the door of a respectable career, particularly those without bachelor’s degrees. And while…

Social Good

Study: Entrepreneurship Is Helping to Promote World Peace

By | Oct 6, 2016 at 1:30 pm

In recent years, startups have begun popping up all over the place. Whether it’s the success of GrubHub and Uber spurring them on or an educational paradigm that is promoting entrepreneurship, there seems to be more industry mavens paving the way for future generations…


How to Deal With Getting Fired in the Digital Age

By | Jun 24, 2016 at 9:45 am

With the rise of the internet, it’s hard to escape the public eye. Any public figure has to field an unreasonable number of Twitter mentions and Facebook page comments from anyone who decides to chat. And when some major life event takes place, it draws…

Reports & Rankings

Top 15 Cities for Young Professionals

By | Feb 5, 2016 at 11:51 am

Young professionals across the country are looking for a place to live that fulfills them on several levels. They want a city that has plenty of other people ages 25-34 living there, lots of new people moving in, low crime, rent, and unemployment, high…

Infographics / Images

The Job Market Improved Throughout 2015 [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Dec 14, 2015 at 11:30 am

If you run a startup, small business, or have ever employed others, you should know that aside from your specific business goals, you are also helping the job market as a whole. Sure, you may think that your ultra-talented team could have gotten jobs…


Pass The Hat: Despite Economy, Young Entrepreneurs Are Following Their Passions

By | Aug 15, 2013 at 1:00 pm

You’re in your last year of college. Sure, you’ll end up with that neato degree from Swarthmore or Berkeley, but what if the only job offer you get is a six-month unpaid internship, doing development and fundraising work for a large nonprofit? Ugh. I…



Chicago’s Kauzu Brings Job Seekers and Employers Together Online

By | Jan 11, 2013 at 9:00 am

The unemployment rate has been falling – slowly, but steadily – yet, there are many unemployed and underemployed Americans who are still feeling the pinch of a tight job market. This uncertain environment has been an ideal one for startup Kauzu to grow its…