Friday, July 31, 2009

How to Get a Job? For Some It Means Starting Their Own Company


With the U.S. unemployment rate near a 26-year high, a record number of unemployed Americans are turning away from applying for jobs at large corporations and starting their own businesses instead. About 8.7 percent of Americans in the second quarter of 2009 gained employment by launching their own business, the highest level since 2007, according to a report from Challenger, Gray and Christmas released today. That’s double the startup rate during the same period a year ago.

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