Aimee Picchi

Aimee is a freelance journalist whose work has appeared at CBS, USA Today and Consumer Reports, among other publications. Her coverage often touches on the labor market and workforce trends. Her first job was as the equestrian columnist for a small newspaper, despite knowing next to nothing about horses.

2 articles

As Baby Boomers Reach Retirement, Can Employee Buyouts Keep Small Businesses Open?

A wave of baby boomers are reaching retirement. For those who own small businesses, employees buyouts might be the best way to keep the business open.

Rural Economies Have a Labor Problem. Are Remote Workers the Solution?

New remote work policies underscore a tough reality facing rural areas: years of lagging economic growth and losing skilled workers to cities like New York have rural community leaders fretting about their future. Remote workers could be one way to fix the growing divide, economic development experts say.