Walgreens, Amazon, Wawa find success with most-often unemployed worker

Walgreens has been training and employing neurodiverse workers since 2007. “What we do know, from data and research, is that this is the highest unemployed demographic in the country,” Carlos Cubia, global chief diversity officer at Walgreens Boots Alliance, said of workers with disabilities. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images When Cornelia Quinn, co-founder of Go-Be, … Read more

Why the stagflation alarm bells are sounding – Fox Business

Why the stagflation alarm bells are soundingFox Business Cathie Wood Watch: Seeing Stagdeflation Rather Than StagflationTheStreet Stagflation fears rising, with 77% of investors forecasting economic stormFox Business The Fed must act now to ward off the threat of stagflationFinancial Times More technical than bullish [Video]  FXStreet View Full Coverage on Google News

Markets See Looming Recession – The Fed Sees “Softish” Landing

Retail Sales: Percent Change from Year Ago US Bureau of Labor Statistics Market volatility in spades this week! On Tuesday, markets were all a-twitter (oops, can not use that word!) Over the large and unexpected rise in April’s retail sales (+ 0.8%). That sparked a + 2.0% rally in the S&P 500. What market commentators … Read more

Small Businesses In Michigan Saw Record Job Growth In 2021, Data Says – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced this week new data shows small businesses are seeing growth in Michigan. According to the Michigan Bureau of Labor Market Information, small businesses with less than 50 employees created nearly 170,000 jobs in the first three quarters of 2021. It is the fastest start to small business job … Read more

Seaweed could be a vital ingredient in the fight against climate change

Like many coastal communities around the world, people living by the sea in the United Kingdom have harvested and consumed seaweed for centuries. In Wales, Welsh laverbread – made from cooking a type of seaweed called laver – is a culinary delicacy so revered that it enjoys Protected Designation of Origin status. Seaweed’s uses do … Read more

How Netflix high-school grad built up a $ 100,000 business

Justin Ellen found himself at a difficult crossroad when he was 17 – should he pursue his passion for baking full-time, or go to college to further his education? At that time, the youngest contestant of Netflix’s popular baking show was making custom cakes from home as a side-hustle, while also juggling with school. He … Read more

How Workers Gained Leverage, and Why They Won’t Lose It Soon – Barron’s

How Workers Gained Leverage, And Why They Won’t Lose It SoonBarron’s

How this 29-year-old turned his side hustle into a $ 1.5 million business

In 2014, I was fresh out of college and thought I had my life all planned out: Go to medical school, get a six-figure job as a doctor, and make my parents proud. None of that worked out. I realized I hated blood and needles, and got rejected from more than 15 medical schools. My … Read more

Human trafficking survivor builds a small business with only $ 400.

It started with just a few hundred dollars. Entrepreneur Nakia Vestal escaped human trafficking as a teenager and began working at beauty salons and shops. After gaining experience and disliking her job opportunities, Vestal decided to go into business for herself. In 2017 and with $ 400, Vestal founded DollMaker Lashes, a beauty studio in … Read more

For Biden’s ratings to go up, it’s obvious what needs to go down

US President Joe Biden delivers remarks on economic growth, jobs, and deficit reduction in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, US, May 4, 2022. Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters Fewer small business owners now than a year ago approve of the job Joe Biden is doing as president. In fact, small business owners … Read more