- A Jump in Hiring—But Only Part-Time | BusinessWeek.com: More temp workers are being hired, but companies don’t trust the recovery— hence, they’re not making full-time offers.
- Private Growth Is Tepid as U.S. Economy Sheds Jobs Overall | NYTimes.com: The unemployment rate held at 9.5 percent as private employers added 71,000 jobs in July, fewer than forecast, while governments cut their payrolls by 221,000.
- Did the Recession Actually End? | CNNMoney.com: The National Bureau of Economic Research is known to be slow at declaring the starts and stops of a recession, but it looks as if it might have been right to hold off on any bold declarations this time around, potentially proving many policymakers and Wall Street analysts wrong.
- Beyond the Sporting Life | Entrepreneur.com: Few athletes are able to achieve the levels of influence as Drew Brees or Dave Bing, but a growing number of pros is following an entrepreneurial path … and not always after their playing days end, either.