Jobless claims had an unanticipated spike last week, making for a four-month high.
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I am often asked these questions by aspiring entrepreneurs who want to start a business: What do I need to do to be successful? Where can I receive help? What resources are there? Who can guide me? Read more »
Utah's summer job prospects are looking good for many companies. But some officials say they're having a hard time finding employees to fill all positions. Read more »
The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help — if he could hire enough qualified people. Read more »
In a nation with increasing retirement issues, investing in a 401(k) is becoming a greater gamble, according to Frontline. Read more »
Economics requires theory to form testable hypotheses, and theory often required heavy use of mathematics. Without theory and testable hypotheses, we would be unable to understand the economy. Read more »
Have you ever complained about a co-worker who, in your opinion, wasn't pulling his weight? Did your complaint lead to positive change? There's value, I think, in learning to "lift together" at... Read more »
I am often asked about options to finance a start-up business. Of course investors and bank loans are a common solution. However, a budding entrepreneur simply might not want to bring on investors... Read more »
After noticing utilization of tax abatement programs for very poor seniors and people who are legally blind has been falling, Salt Lake County Treasurer K. Wayne Cushing wants the public to be more... Read more »
Family ties saved the Wittern Group during the Great Recession, according to an article by USA Today. Read more »
As a board member on dozens of companies, the CEO of several firms, and an executive on many more, I have spent countless hours behind closed doors with fellow leaders. Have you ever walked by a... Read more »
How often have you deflected a work assignment by claiming that you're just too busy to accept it? No one wants to hear how busy someone else is. But that doesn't stop us from wearing our busyness... Read more »
A simple infographic of what to do to get finances ready for retirement is available as a free printout. Read more »
Money is a far-removed factor to what influences happiness in the workplace. Read more »
Only 67 percent of Americans collect rewards miles for flying, and, of those, 73 percent don’t know how many they have, according to a recent survey. Read more »
The job crisis for recent law school graduates just keeps getting worse. Now, graduates from some of the nation's top law schools are having trouble finding jobs. Read more »
Living by these five rules will save you a world of heartache, frustration and money throughout your professional life. Read more »
I recently wrote about a survey that noted an increase in rude behavior in the workplace. But one reader says heightened sensitivity, and not necessarily rudeness, is the problem. Read more »
Jobless claims had an unanticipated spike last week, making for a four-month high. Read more »
The best work groups — those that already operate at a high level during the best of times — get even better when one team member is in trouble. It is at these times that people step up... Read more »
Even though jobs are increasing nationally, Salt Lake City is one of only 14 of the 100 largest cities that have more jobs now than pre-recession. Read more »
Emergency unemployment compensation will be reduced due to the federal sequestration. Read more »
A new survey shows that U.S. teens are overly concerned with failure. The desire to avoid taking risks might prevent them from tackling STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering and math. Read more »
According to recent research, half of the people surveyed in 2011 said they were treated rudely at work at least once a week. This rudeness leads to many office problems, and fighting the epidemic... Read more »
The hope of employment is increasing in Utah, according to a release from the Utah Department of Workforce Services. Read more »
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