Despite a tepid start in May, summer hiring of 16- to 19-year olds is outpacing 2015.
July was the first month since June 2014 that new-hire pay fell in both manufacturing and services.
The NFIB's Index of Small Business Optimism rose just two-tenths of a percentage point in May to 93.8.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Coach's CFO is headed to Ralph Lauren to take over the top finance spot.
The summer jobs season for teens started slowly last month, as employment among 16- to 19-year-olds increased by only 156,000.
Companies claim roughly $1 billion annually via Work Opportunity Tax Credits, but not many finance executives know of the program.
Nineteen percent of business executives surveyed by the AICPA say their organizations are ready to hire immediately, up from 15% last quarter.
The May total of job cuts was 27% lower than it was for the same month a year ago.
The abrupt departure of DeVry Education's CEO and the subsequent resignation of the CFO makes Wall Street anxious.
The chief restructuring officer's duties and degree of autonomy need to be crystal clear, or conflicts could develop.