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Veterans Day: Hiring Continues to Rise, But Veterans Still Feel Underemployed


The percentage of working veterans reporting underemployment or low-paying job increased to 31 percent from 23 percent last year, according to the CareerBuilder Veterans Day Job Forecast.

Uber For Trucking: A New Era Of Freight Movement And Logistics

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Mobile-based freight brokering for trucking can reduce empty miles travelled, lower operating costs, and improve asset utilization and productivity, finds Frost & Sullivan.

Talent, Technology Emerging Keys To Manufacturing Investment


Nations with a strong talent pipeline and access to technology, education will see increased manufacturing investment, says a new report from Deloitte and the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI).

Americans Confident U.S. Is A Global Technology Leader


Americans are confident the U.S. is a global technology leader, and 61% of Americans are willing to relocate for a higher salary, according to new Modis survey.

Infographic: Small, Mid-sized Businesses Plan To Hire, Invest Despite Economic Concerns


CEOs remain optimistic about their businesses’ growth, despite greater concerns about the challenging economy, according to the latest Vistage “CEO Confidence Index Survey.”

Labor Shortages To Have Uneven Effect Across U.S.


As demographic transformation continues, qualified workers are fast becoming scarce in many states, according to a new report from The Conference Board.

Expatriates Vote Singapore Best Place to Live and Work


Singapore has earned the top spot in the eighth annual Expat Explorer country league table, with expatriates praising the city-state’s opportunities for career development, appealing salaries, and an excellent quality of life.

New Study Ranks States by Lowest and Highest Effective Tax Rates


A new study from The Tax Foundation in collaboration with KPMG LLP provides business leaders and policymakers with a comparison of actual state tax burdens faced by real-world business.

SBA Awards $17.4M To Promote Small Business Global Trade


Small businesses across the country will have access to $17.4 million in funding to help them compete in the global marketplace, thanks to the Small Business Administration (SBA) announcement of 40 awards from the agency’s State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) program.