VOL. 119 | NO. 145 | Monday, August 15, 2005
Initiative helps high school kids prepare for business world
Plenty of positions to fill but not enough qualified applicants to fill them is a scenario businesses want to avoid. But in some industries, it's a situation that is faced regularly - the pool of applicants doesn't always contain candidates with the education requirements the company desires.
Across the county, the number of small business owners is climbing: According to a report issued this month by the Small Business Administration, small businesses provide jobs for more than half the private work force.