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The sustained entrepreneurship boom
Apr 19, 2023

The sustained entrepreneurship boom

Starting a business was a trend during peak pandemic, and it looks to be continuing. That's even though the country has opened back up and unemployment has gone way down. Last month, business applications increased again. Plus, with summer not too far away, many companies are getting ready to welcome new interns aboard. Employers expect to increase summer intern numbers by almost 10% this time around. That might have something to do with the tight labor market we're still seeing in certain sectors. And, a deep dive into the private, for-profit industry that has grown up around enforcing work requirements for welfare.

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Employers rely on internships as a recruiting tool in tight labor market  

Apr 19, 2023
Internship hiring is projected to increase by 9.1% from last year, according to a survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.
Employers expect to increase their summer intern numbers by 9.1% from last year according to a recent survey released by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.
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