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The salary of a profession is among the most compelling factors for many individuals deciding what career path to follow, what degree to persue or even where to live. So, what are the highest paying jobs in the country?
What college degrees are pulling in the best paychecks? Click to find out!
With many jobs and businesses becoming obsolete because of technology, and the slow recovery generating few jobs, education may be the ticket to a new career.
With the U.S. unemployment rate stuck around 9 percent and a fragile economic recovery underway, many workers feel they are left with no choice but to take their careers into their own hands.
One lasting benefit of this recession may be the greatly improved linkage between employers and colleges that now provide much more precise information to students seeking fruitful, long-lasting jobs when they graduate.
One author suggests a change in perspective might be more constructive than continuing to fight losing battles - his inspiration: Beastie Boys.
“Despite improvement in recent years most companies still aren’t capable of managing price effectively and are leaving real money on the table,” says this author who adds, even the smallest changes can help you set the right price.
How then do you persuade others? Sometimes, we assume that all it takes is the right information, or the right argument, to make a compelling case. Wrong.
"Although closely related to the centuries-old practice of buzz marketing (same purpose, different pathways), viral is a relative newbie in the marketer’s arsenal," Marian Salzman, CEO of Euro RSCG Worldwide PR, North America explains and offers six tips for spreading contagion taken from the new book.
A new survey says men are better social networkers than women even though women tend to be more social. Here's how one author says women can close this gender gap.
One author's solution for getting ahead and becoming successful in this economy is to think "weird."
Companies have long used criminal background checks, credit reports and even searches on Google and LinkedIn to probe the previous lives of prospective employees. Now, some companies are requiring job candidates to also pass a social media background check, the New York Times reports.
"Everyone knows they need to be “creative” and “think outside the box” – to “associate.” The million dollar question has always been – how." These authors have a plan.
While conventional wisdom says that you’re either born with communication skills or you’re not, this author claims that is not the case. Communication skills can be taught, and they are, in fact, crucial to business success.
The question of whether to accept an offer that’s only so-so or, worse, beneath one’s pay grade is a growing source of angst for the 14 million Americans who remain unemployed.
There's charm to downplaying your success. But if you truly regard your accomplishments as lucky, that's dangerous. It means you don't know how you did whatever you did. Therefore, you can't repeat it. Or teach others.
The authors say, "every business needs an eco-strategy. The “Green to Gold” discussion has changed from whether we need to adopt a green strategy to how."
The authors of the new book write, "The time for a management reset has come, and it’s not simply a matter of making leaders more effective or adopting the latest twist on how to engage employees. Rather, it must be a seismic change; a complete rethinking of what an organization’s objectives are and the way they are achieved."
"The momentousness of change during the past 10 years inspired the editors of the Gallup Management Journal to review how Gallup covered events during this period; how it made sense of rapid change right as it was unfolding; and more importantly, how Gallup big thinkers, as well as the great minds with whom the company regularly associates, helped organizational leaders navigate the most tumultuous years in memory," writes the author.
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