Business

  • Why Entrepreneurship has Thrived During the Pandemic
    The pandemic has changed the world in many ways. One of the more noticeable is also one of the most surprising. The United States Census Bureau noted that business formation in 2020 showed a massive jump of 24 percent compared to the previous year. According to the New York Times, this ...
  • Trucker encourages women to join trucking industry
    It’s all hands on deck for supply chain industry and government leaders who are trying to ease the bottleneck constraints at U.S. ports. A bipartisan group of lawmakers is urging the U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Welsh to speed up a federal program that recruits and trains truck drivers. The American Trucking ...
  • What women entrepreneurs bring to the table in the 21st-century workplace
    Female founders are often advised that they’ll have to adopt the same qualities as their male counterparts to make it in the ‘cut-throat’ world of business. This narrative continues to suggest that it takes a man to be successful, even when you’re a woman. Instead, the discourse must switch to ...
  • Financial woes continue to plague nearly half of women small business owners
    This National Women’s Small Business Month, women entrepreneurs continue to deal with the economic fallout of the pandemic, the Delta surge and issues like vaccination and the labor shortage. Nearly 60% of Black women small business owners and almost half of women owners overall continue to struggle financially due to the ...
  • Youth entrepreneurship space in Tanzania limited
    Due to the increasingly competitive labour market in Tanzania, attention is shifting to entrepreneurship. But, an entrepreneurship-enabling environment is very important. Demographic groups have issues specific for themselves in the context of entrepreneurship. One group is that of youths. The group forms the largest, most dynamic, vibrant, innovative and potential segment ...