STEM careers are not only having a hard time recruiting women, but once they get there, they often want to leave, a new report finds.» Read More
Innovators question the status quo, observe like anthropologists, network for new ideas, and experiment. In short, innovators consistently act differently to think differently.
Even in a weak economy, there continues to be a strong interest among the millennial generation in pursuing an entrepreneurial career, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
Recently Wal-Mart and other retailers have revived their mothballed layaway programs. Stores promote lay-away as a way for shoppers to avoid “debt” and still buy all the Christmas presents that they need. Lay-away is not debt, but like debt, it charges shoppers more money than the price of the goods.
Some experts say that job seekers often lie and that interviewers expect this, but the level of ‘lie’ can make or break the interview. CNBC.com spoke with experts and asked them if there are lies told at job interviews that are acceptable. Some responses might surprise you.
Looking for a job? Got a college degree and 20/20 eyesight? Call NASA. The space agency is putting out the help wanted sign...for astronauts.
Novice runners often make the mistake of training hard all the time, assuming that the harder they work, the faster they will become and many companies and employees make the same mistake in the office as novice runners do on the road.
For the first time in roughly a century — since the transition from the one-room schoolhouse to the classroom- and age-based school — a dramatic change in the basic way we structure our educational system is afoot.
A new book details what it really takes to be a good leader in today's world including asking, "Does your CEO pass the kitchen test?"
CNBC.com spoke with experts in tech, human resources, and finance to determine which professions are best for workers over 40.
Help the entrepreneurs and you'll get more than new products — you'll get thousands of new jobs, AOL co-founder Steve Case told CNBC.
How should you respond when suddenly, mid-sentence, your mind goes blank and you have your own Perry "Oops" moment? Here are three tips.
President Obama has come out with his proposal to expand income-based repayment and permit consolidation of FFELP and Direct Loans.
Each year I'm asked to put together a list best books for our CNBC Consumer Nation Holiday Central Special. This year, readers of all ages and genres were blessed with many choices.
As virtual work arrangements replace traditional work situations how can you best manage your staff? This author offers up a plan.
This holiday season there's a book for every reader on your list. Check out the best books of the holiday season.
"Everyone has flaws. They key to success and to being a great leader is to not have too many flaws and especially to not have a fatal flaw. What is a fatal flaw? Think Madoff, Enron, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, John Edwards and others. The cause of the “fatal flaws” is twofold – one moral and the other psychological," writes the author.
Companies big and small are embracing the model to gain leverage over suppliers of all kinds of services, goods and materials.
More than 35,000 entrepreneurs around the world have gone through the Startup Weekend program since 2009. Now the co-founders are sharing their best practices in a new book of how in 54 hours entrepreneurs can go from pitching their ideas to creating a new business.
The author writes that in his work, "studying the traits of thousands of entrepreneurs, I found that the leading cause of frustration and failure in the self-employed community is the one-size-fits-all approach to entrepreneurship."
On Wednesday, just hours before the Penn State Board of Trustees voted to fire him, longtime Penn State football coach Joe Paterno had one last chance to save his legacy.
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