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A degree in hand, but a slow start up the career ladder

Mar 28, 2014
College graduates who started careers recently are having a hard time finding a good job.
Posted In: recession, career

The state of job training around the world: What job training?

Jul 18, 2013
Five years after the Great Recession, industrialized countries are still down about 16 million jobs. And many of those without work are in need of a skills upgrade.
Posted In: Unemployment, career, employee training, austerity, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Women stay in jobs longer than they should

Jul 17, 2013
Women can feel more loyalty to companies, and more guilt when they leave. But staying with one job for too long could cost you a lot of money.
Posted In: women, gender gap, gender, career, salary

Screening out job candidates with Facebook? Don't

Jul 3, 2013
A new study says Facebook behavior isn't a good indicator of prospective employee performance.
Posted In: Facebook, Jobs, career, job interview, social media

What can ants teach us about our own corporate ladder?

May 2, 2013
A new study out of Switzerland finds carpenter ant colonies have some startling similarities with the structure of our own corporate ladder.
Posted In: human resources, career, insects

The most common job in the U.S.

Apr 1, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics has calculated the most and least common jobs in the country.
Posted In: Jobs, career

This loan costs 5% of your salary... for the next decade

Mar 14, 2013
Young go-getters can get funding to pursue their dream careers through a startup called Pave. The catch? Prospects agree to fork over about five percent of their income for the following 10 years.
Posted In: loans, student loan, dreams, career, startup, Pave

How your friends affect your job prospects

Feb 18, 2013
A new book charts the connection between your career and the friends you keep.
Posted In: career, psychology

The economics of 'having it all'

Jul 13, 2012
Some women feel the pressure to have both a successful career and home life. But one mom applies her economist smarts to prove that having it all may actually be unsatisfying.
Posted In: women, career, family

The price of staying en pointe

May 11, 2012
It's not just blood, sweat and tears that makes a prima ballerina. It takes a lot of money to take center stage too.
Posted In: ballet, career, kids

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