Get Your Pit Pass!

Want a career in the fast lane? Are you mechanically inclined? Here’s your chance! NASCAR has teamed up with the Universal Technical Institute to offer an exclusive, NASCAR-specific automotive training program. NTI is located in Mooresville, North Carolina. Students take courses in engine construction, electrical, fuel and lubrication systems, drive trains, body and chassis fabrication […]

Congress Increases Minimum Wage

On May 24, 2007 Congress approved the first federal minimum wage in 10 years.  The provision will increase the federal minimum wage from $5.15 to $7.25 per hour in three phases over two years.  Each phase will bring an increase of 70 cents.   The first phase will raise the wage to $5.85 per hour, […]

Money for Education Entrepreneurs

NewSchools Venture Fund, a national nonprofit venture philanthropy firm that raises capital from both individual and institutional investors to support promising education entrepreneurs, help them grow their organizations to scale, and connect their work with public school systems within targeted urban areas, is accepting business plan submissions. Eligibility Requirements: Nonprofit and for-profit ventures. Ventures must: […]

Top 5 Cities for Knowledge Workers

If you are a college-educated tech or business professional, you should know where you’ll in most demand.  The following cities boast the highest 2-year job growth rates for business and tech-related jobs. San Antonio, TX Washington, DC Salt Lake City, UT Portland, OR Seattle, WA Get the full story from Business 2.0 magazine. Hearthis post

Hottest Jobs & Job Markets

Business 2.0 released its annual Best Jobs in the Hottest Markets list with few surprises. Can you guess which states have the hottest job markets? I’ll give you a hint–H.O.T.! Give up? Florida. The gator state topped the charts once again, with three cities in the Top 10 hottest markets. North Carolina scored two spots […]