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  • The Man-cession and the He-covery Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 2:31 PM ET

    During the height of the recent financial crisis, a new term entered the lexicon of pop economists and established number-crunchers alike --- “man-cession.” This term refers to the loss of jobs among men, which occurred at a higher rate than it did among their female counterparts. However, things finally seem to be turning around.

  • Commentary: Demanding a New Breed of Leadership Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 11:10 AM ET
    A sign of the World Economic Forum (WEF) is seen at the Congress center in the Swiss resort of Davos on January 24, 2012.

    "The old, hierarchical command-and-control approach is increasingly outdated. Instead, the ability to seek out diverse viewpoints and identify blind spots has become essential," writes Beth Brooke, Global Vice Chair, Public Policy at Ernst & Young.

  • Jobs Are Biggest Issue of Next Decade: Pandit, Others Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 7:18 AM ET

    Employment is the most important issue facing the world over the next decade, Vikram Pandit, chief executive of Citigroup, along with the other co-chairs of the World Economic Forum, told journalists in Davos Wednesday.

  • The Synergist - by Les McKeown

    The author writes there's a new mood out there among many successful execs - something called "precovery."

  • Bond Girl by Erin Duffy

    This former Wall Streeter writes, "The massive tectonic shift in the markets that took place in 2008 and continues today has resulted in many financial stalwarts suddenly asking themselves questions....like is any of this worth it?"

  • Blog: Rebuilding America With US - Not Chinese Steel Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | 11:01 AM ET

    America’s infrastructure can and should be built with American steel. That is why current Buy America provisions are so important, and why efforts to circumvent these provisions, such as California used in the Bay Bridge project, need to be stopped.

  • Murdoch’s Trusted Outsider Takes a Larger Role Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | 5:31 AM ET
    Chase Carey, Deputy Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of News Corporation.

    Last August, as News Corporation scrambled to contain a phone-hacking scandal at its British newspaper unit, Chase Carey, the company’s president and chief operating officer, proposed an idea to his boss, Rupert Murdoch: buy back $5 billion worth of stock, the New York Times reports.

  • Cohan: Corporations Need to Think Like a Start-Up Friday, 20 Jan 2012 | 12:57 PM ET

    How do the best entrepreneurs manage to succeed so often and so convincingly?

  • An Indian man checks a new mobile phone at a shop in New Delhi on May 12, 2010.

    If you want to see who leads innovation and why, buy a ticket to Africa or India.

  • Joshi: Education Evolution or Revolution? Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012 | 2:17 PM ET

    We have seen students try to navigate through this “data smog” with social sites, texting, e-readers, music devices and tablets. But are they really augmenting their schoolwork with the latest must-have inventions? Or are their studies suffering while they fall prey to digital domination?

  • iPad

    In 2012, the term “mobility” has become more than a pure wireless connection for consumers – it’s a gateway to access popular services, personal media and the cloud anytime, anywhere.

  • Employee Review Time: Three Ways to Give Tough Feedback Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012 | 12:21 PM ET

    Make sure your feedback is heard, understood, and actionable.

  • Jobs You Can Do Forever Thursday, 12 Jan 2012 | 4:49 PM ET
    In 2010, the average U.S. worker had been with his or her employer for 4.4 years, according to the  That’s a far cry from the 20-year tenure that’s been the American worker’s ideal since time immemorial, and it’s an indicator of an uncomfortable reality -- jobs just don’t last like they used to.While it may not always be possible to stay with the same employer for a few decades, it’s still possible to stay with one profession over the long haul. No matter how the job market changes, and no matte

    Jobs just don’t last like they used to, but it’s still possible to stay with one profession over the long haul. Click to see what some of them are.

  • New- Understanding our Need for Novelty and Change

    Why are we always in search of something "new"? The author explains why we’re attracted to novelty.

  • Millionaire Teacher

    The author wonders  how many teachers or educational curriculum developers are sweating over a lack of financial education they are not sharing with their students - and how much this costs us all.

  • Taking People With You - By David Novak

    No one would argue how important it is for there to be mutual trust in the workplace - but how do you create a trusting environment? This CEO and now author has 5 tips.

  • More City of London Job Losses Coming: CBI Survey Monday, 9 Jan 2012 | 6:10 AM ET

    Business levels are retuning to normal after four years of decline, a leading survey of financial services firms found on Monday, but there will be more job cuts in the City of London this quarter as uncertainty over the euro zone debt crisis continues.

  • 21st Century Jobs Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012 | 5:07 PM ET
    People of a certain age can be forgiven if their predictions about life in the 21st century were way off base. Perhaps inspired by the classic film “2001: A Space Odyssey,” some may have expected space travel to be commonplace and discussions with robots to be ongoing, but alas, it has not turned out that way. The 21st century is now 12 years old, and most of the technological advances predicted by science fiction have simply not come to pass. However, some of the futuristic employment trends ma

    What follows is a list of jobs that may be prevalent in the 21st century. What they all have in common is they offer prospects to those entering the workforce for the rest of the century.

  • How to Recover After You've Lost Your Balance Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012 | 1:54 PM ET
    Tightrope walker

    It's easy to lose your balance—in presenting, and in life - here's how to recover.

  • "New research shows that only 15% of adults have a written plan for their lives outlining their goals and the strategies for accomplishing them. The majority of people will bounce around like bumper cars this year from one meaningless thing to the next," the author says but adds, it doesn't have to be like that - here are five ways to build a Strategy for You.

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