Jobbing Archive: August, 2011

A survivor wants to help young people thrive

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In most ways, the trauma of being unemployed doesn't compare to what Lilliana S. Didovic experienced one horrifying night in Sarajevo 19 years... Read more

Tara Weiner: Don't overlook the mid-market for jobs

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Tara Weiner, who heads the Philadelphia office of Deloitte says that the mid-market is overlooked when it comes to creating jobs in the economy... Read more

Mark Price: For jobs, invest in the foundations

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Government investment in the foundations of a strong economy is the treatment for this economy, which is anything but normal, says Mark Price... Read more

Philip Kirschner: Confidence counts

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Confidence is what is needed to get employment on track, said Philip Kirschner, president of the New Jersey Business & Industry Association... Read more

Who stole Harry Potter's invisibility cloak?

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There's a murky aspect to the AmeriHealth Mercy $170 million acquisition announced yesterday by Independence Blue Cross and Blue Cross Blue... Read more

Cheryl Spaulding: A voucher for the unemployed

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Cheryl Spaulding has been helping the unemployed since 1995. Her idea? Give the longterm unemployed a government voucher for a portion of his... Read more

To unstall the job market, invest in infrastructure

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Rutgers public policy professor Carl Van Horn says the way to move the job situation beyond stall is to invest in infrastructure. Van Horn... Read more

Driving toward a better future

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When it comes to driving, nothing rattles Nathaniel Robinson, 54, of Overbrook, a laid off car salesman who would like to get a job as a driver... Read more