Businesses aren’t creating enough jobs and government employment’s been cut back. Do it yourself. Create your own job, start your own business. It’s these very small, micro-businesses that are the future of our economy.
WATSONVILLE >> Is the next Sriracha brewing in Watsonville? Maybe the city's micro-entrepreneurs will come up with the next hot product to take off in the specialty food market.
Our Go-to-market conference helped over 70 very small food businesses in Watsonville. They networked, they learned, they connected with suppliers and distribution channels... We expect to see many of their products on the shelves in the near future.
While there is no question that wages are a critical component of work, there are also other valuable aspects of a "good" job. Good jobs raise the floor by providing a basic level of stability through decent wages, benefits, stable schedule...
Not only are microbusinesses the biggest net creator of jobs from 2003 to 2010, but they also create good jobs.
Are we becoming a part-time economy? Maybe. A collaborative economy? Possibly. A freelance economy? Definitely. And to make sure freelancers are successful, we need a strong microbusiness development infrastructure.
Headline is a little misleading - she doesn't have the job yet, there was no vote as there wasn't a quorum... but she did great - and she mentioned CAMEO! Said we were a steward for microlending for underserved borrowers. We are very happy to hear she understands the importance of starting businesses and entrepreneurial training programs and microloans. We support this nomination whole-heartedly.
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Oregon helps the unemployed start their own businesses. This guy was unemployed and now employs 76 people. We tried to pass a SEA program in California but didn't pass... let you legislators know that you want one. It's a great policy that helps create jobs and generate economic activity instead of couch potatoes
If Senator Richard Burr's bill were law, the SBA would be a smaller fish in the Commerce Department aquarium, with its chief an undersecretary
If this article is right (scroll to the end) the point is mute. President Obama is expected to announce Maria Contreras-Sweet as his nominee to head the SBA. Ms. Contreras-Sweet is the founder and board chairman of a Latino-owned community bank, ProAmerica Bank, in Los Angeles.
MiamiHerald.com Miami-Dade public schools reached new heights MiamiHerald.com The School Board has adopted a small/micro business policy, as well as a local vendor preference policy to ensure that local businesses have every opportunity to...
A great procurement policy by a large public school district to have a buy 'micro' effort - will help local businesses
The world is rapidly changing. Nothing is as it was 10 years ago, and we can only imagine what will be in 10 years and that includes changing economic conditions and a changing labor market. This m...
Labor market trends are changing with increases in self-employment and businesses starting and staying smaller. The economic development tools and infrastructure necessary to make sure that the self-employed and micro-businesses are successful needs to change with the times. We just had a journal article published that talks about the trends and offers some new tools for a new economy.
Have you lost your job and are looking for employment? Learn how starting a company may help you land your next job.
Self-employment is a good option for the long-term unemployed who have great skills but problems getting a job. CAMEO has been fielding calls from all over California from such people, many of them who are over 50 with lots of experience but are expensive to keep.
Microbusiness for Inclusion and Collaborative Success is a working group of corporations, organizations and certified minority vendors launched to create a "success community."
Microbusinesses, once only considered home-based mom-and-pop shops, are now center stage as "main street" entrepreneurs, such as consultants, contractors and business groups with one to four employees.
Also BLS says average firm size is less than 5 - used to be about 8 employees a few years ago.