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Rich Teens Land Twice as Many Jobs as Poor Kids

Affluent teens are twice as likely to find summer jobs than their underprivileged peers. A recent Drexel University study found that 40.8 percent of teens in households with more than […]

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6 Sure-Fire Ways to Hire Talented Millennials

If you’re a business owner or an HR executive, I’m guessing you’re trying pretty hard to attract millennials to your organization. It’s easy to talk […]

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BizFeed: Elon Musk Wants to Beam Internet From Space

1. The “Comcast of Outer Space” The News: Billionaire Elon Musk has requested permission from the Federal Communications Commission to provide Internet service from outer space. The Wharton […]

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BizFeed: Amtrak Passengers Stuck After Crew “Ran Out of Hours”

1. Amtrak Passengers Stuck in Delaware After Crew “Ran Out of Hours” The News: On it’s trip from New York to Washington D.C., an Amtrak train surprisingly […]

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Laying Off Jewish Exponent Staff a Necessary Evil

Sometimes, tough business decisions need to be made. There’s no denying that the Jewish Exponent was in serious financial trouble over the past 10 years […]

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BizFeed: Stress Linked to Wharton Grad’s Death?

1. Did Stress Kill a 22-Year-Old? The News: Sarvshreshth Gupta was ready to tackle life at Goldman Sachs. A 22-year-old Penn graduate from Wharton and the School […]

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Philadelphia’s Unemployment Rate Continues to Fall

The economic recovery in Philadelphia continues to show serious improvement. Philadelphia’s unemployment rate fell to 6.5 percent in April, down from 7.1 percent in March and 7.5 […]

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Why These Five Startups Are Staying in Philly

May used to be Philadelphia’s traditional month of congratulations and goodbyes. University grads accepted their diplomas, packed up, and left the cradle of liberty in […]

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Community College of Philadelphia: Average Results for Above-Average Cost

The Community College of Philadelphia is delivering average results at above average prices, according to a new report from Pew Charitable Trusts. Although CCP students earned associate degrees […]

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Wegmans Hiring Hundreds, But Good Luck Getting A Job

Attention Wegmans shoppers: For its new store in Concordville, Pa., the popular supermarket is hiring 325 part-time positions. But with so many applicants, getting hired at […]

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720 Layoffs at Chester County Aircraft Maker

While consumers may celebrate low oil prices for making it cheaper at the gas pump, it’s ripple effects will cost 720 people in Chester County their jobs. Sikorsky has […]

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BizFeed: Third Comcast Tower Looking More Likely

1. A Third Comcast Tower in the Works? The News: Liberty Property Trust purchased a 10,000 square foot surface parking lot at 19th and Arch Streets […]

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BizFeed: Bank Plans Philly Layoffs; Google, Facebook Test Payment Systems

1. Big Bank Plans Philly Layoffs The News: Wells Fargo is laying off 89 people in Philadelphia in July. The layoffs affect the bank’s legal order […]

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College Grad Hiring Blitz Hits Philly

Anybody who graduated college in the past seven years should be jealous of the class of 2015. Just a few years ago, college grads were […]