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City To Pour $140 Million Into Manufacturing, Jobs At Brooklyn Navy Yard

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday that the city is investing $140 million in the interest of expanding manufacturing, and creating 3,000 jobs, at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

11/17/2014

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Survey: Most Adults Don’t Work In The Occupations That They Dreamed Of As Kids

Childhood dream crushed! A recent survey in the journal Social Forces found that just 6-percent of adults wound up in the careers that they wanted as children.

11/14/2014

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Benefits Of Compensated Work Therapy Programs For Veterans

In an ongoing effort to support returning veterans to re-establish themselves in viable careers, the Department of Veterans Affairs has established a vocational, rehabilitation program, called Compensated Work Therapy (CWT).

10/23/2014

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STEM Skills Are In Demand Across The Labor Market

In a first-of-its-kind study, the Brookings Institute analyzed millions of advertisements for job vacancies and compared the length of time jobs requiring science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills and non-STEM related jobs remained open.

08/27/2014

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Rob Astorino Unveils Jobs Plan In NY Governor Race

Rob Astorino unveiled a plan to boost New York’s economy Tuesday that calls for lower taxes, less red tape, hydraulic fracturing for natural gas and incentives for high-tech industries and agriculture.

08/19/2014

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Soon-To-Be College Grad From Greenburgh Takes To Helping Peers Find Jobs

It is not easy for college graduates to find jobs these days, so one local student has taken matters into her own hands to help herself and others.

06/13/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio announces a job-creation task force on May 20, 2014, at Brooklyn Army Terminal. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Mayor Bill De Blasio Launching Task Force Aiming To Create Jobs, Close Income Gap

Mayor Bill de Blasio is creating a task force to reinvent the city’s approach to job training, creation and placement.

05/20/2014

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Tips To Get Your Website To The Top Of A Google Search

Increasing the digital presence of your business may be easier than you think. A strong digital presence can increase revenue, even for businesses that rely on walk-in traffic.

04/07/2014

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Schwag: Top 5 Promotional Gift Ideas

If you are trying to get more recognition for your business, promotional items are an effective tool. But all schwag is not created equally.

04/07/2014

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Payday: A Comparison Of Three Popular Payroll Systems

Make payroll an easy, streamlined task with these three payroll systems for small businesses.

03/31/2014

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Comparing CRMs: Customer Relationship Management Systems

Streamline the way you operate by choosing the best Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system for your small business.

03/24/2014

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Top Ways To Make An Office Green (And Save Money)

Going green in your office can do more than just create a healthier environment, it can also create a healthier bottom line.

03/24/2014

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Advice For Successfully Getting A Small Business Loan

Even during challenging times, a small business with a sound strategy can obtain a loan.

03/17/2014

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Buyer’s Guide: What To Look For In A New Digital Camera

When it comes to cameras, there is a wide array from which to choose. Consider these factors before making your next camera purchase.

03/17/2014

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Tax Advice: Common Small Business Tax Filing Mistakes

Small businesses can innocently make tax mistakes that wind up racking up steep penalties. Consider these common mistakes before filing your taxes.

03/10/2014

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