Last week, National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial and a delegation of economists met with Janet Yellen, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, on the issue of the lack of diversity within the Federal Reserve. Here, TNJ Senior Editor Sergie Willoughby speaks with Morial about how the meeting played out and what the next steps are.
According to an infographic compiled by Hourly, an
employment network that specializes in matching people who are
interested in flexible positions with the right opportunities, there is a growing need for flexible workers across a majority of industries in the country. In fact, about 40% of
employers hired more temporary employees while 80% increased their
flexible workforce in 2013. So, what accounts for this growing
There are a lot of reasons why people dream of establishing their own
businesses. Some want to explore the possibility of earning unlimited
income based on their own efforts while some simply want to escape the
grueling "9 to 5" grind and enjoy a more flexible lifestyle. But, how do you know if your idea for a startup is good enough?