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As the kids head back to school, the stress of the college application process isn’t far behind. The cost and complexity of college today has some parents turning to educational consultants for help.
The magnitude of the debt that is frightening. In many cases, their middle class parents are broke and now they are starting their careers broke as well. By some measures, the total student debt outstanding is over $1 trillion.
Employment in the United States is simply not going to recover to pre-2008 levels as the global economy has slowed and outsourcing continues to gather pace to lower-cost labor countries. We expect the long-term US unemployment rate to be closer to 7%.
What really stresses people out the most — annoying co-workers? Long hours? Feeling underappreciated? Find out.
Here's what people said about an email blackout. You might be surprised!
Everywhere we look we see failures of leadership and ethics—some egregious. The consequences of these failures of leadership and ethics have been dire, and the effects are bound to be long-lasting. One thing is clear: we must do better. We need a better brand of leadership, these authors write.
With unemployment high, you would think that people would be grateful for a job. Of course, they are. But the best talent still has options. Here's one CEO's advice on keeping your best talent from fleeing.
"I am an internist but I’m also a patient. Now that I know how the system works (or doesn’t), there are three things I am looking for when I access care," the author writes.
These authors say if you want your business venture to succeed? Start by throwing out your business plan.
The author writes, "Charting new territory involves using uncertainty as a tool to discover direction. The real missing ingredient for business breakthroughs lies in how we uncover, interpret and respond to the single most predictable aspect of real innovation – the inevitable surprises that will come our way."
Are there extra idiots on your commute these days? Yeah, you might need a better work-life balance.
"In the month since I posted my Great Summer Reading list," Gates writes, "I was pleasantly surprised to see the number of people who responded with their book recommendations."
The author offers 10 life lessons McDonald’s teaches millions of teens - and CEOs.
The author says research shows that most companies only hire 25% high performers in managerial jobs - and the three biggest hiring problems are dishonesty, lack of thorough information, and lack of verifiability. Here's his solution to making the right hires.
One of the biggest challenges you face is getting others to pay attention.
Do you check your email on your iPhone or BlackBerry after work?
Want to innovate, want to create? The author of, "RUSH: Why We Thrive in the Rat Race" offers some advice saying it begins by getting out of the office.
While 50 percent of Americans between the ages of 50 and 64 use social-networking sites, few use them to find jobs, a skill many will need as they find retirement funds are short.
We've long believed that you have to be popular to be successful...but many successful brands are now finding that if you want to dominate your field, being unpopular truly pays off, according to this author.
There's a palpable anxiety in Officeville these days, with worries about everything from the economy to job security.