In the wake of the jaw-dropping 19 billion dollar Whatsapp deal,
everyone either wants to work at a hot stealth startup -- or start one of their own. How can you increase your odds of picking the right one? Read More »
By Emily Chasan, The Wall Street Journal
The JOBS Act was supposed to be about clearing away regulation to help young companies create jobs.
Just eight weeks after its passage, however, more than a dozen of the companies seeking to use its looser rules for going public aren't the type of high-tech growth... Read More »
Many people dream of working at the next Facebook or Google, a startup that is destined to be the next big thing. But what does it really take to get hired by a hot startup? Here are 15 tips from leading entrepreneurs: Read More »
NEW YORK (AP) - Mitt Romney says they're "job creators" and vows to come to their aid as president. Newt Gingrich visited them on his "jobs and growth" bus tour. President Barack Obama calls them "the engine of our economy." Read More »
By Donna Fuscaldo
All businesses aren't created equal. What may be normal for a small company could be strange for a large one. But when deciding where to work, those distinctions matter.
"There are a number of differences," says Kathleen Downs, a recruiting manager at Robert Half International. "I... Read More »
Layoffs are never a good thing, but they do have one positive aspect: They can lead to creation of new businesses -- and new jobs.
New research shows that 15 percent of small businesses were established following a layoff. That's not a huge number, but at least it provides a little hope.
And it's not as... Read More »
One of the first troubles Gail Margolies Reid ran into when starting a home business as a certified public accountant was how to figure out how much to charge for her services. Reid had worked as an accountant at Arthur Andersen for about four years, and found it hard to work at a big firm with a newborn child... Read More »