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For the first time in three decades, there more young women in school than in the work force, the New York Times reports.
If weekly jobless claims once more show improvement Thursday, they could provide the magic needed to put stocks back in the black for the year.
It pays to be young. but if you want to convey reliability, wisdom or gravitas, people over age 50 have the edge. See the new careers for workers over 50.
Things are improving, but don't expect major increases in hiring next year, according to the annual CareerBuilder hiring forecast.
"New Year resolutions are often only exercises in excusing your own failure—unless you resolve something you truly, authentically want for yourself," the author writes.
Ten percent of the 40,000 construction workers employed for the 2012 Olympic Games were previously out of work, according to a report by the Olympic Development Authority (ODA).
"What if I told you that the true culprit behind the 2007-2008 credit crisis and, indirectly, the current Euro crisis was a mathematical model known as Value at Risk? And what if I told you that VaR, present in the markets for more than two decades, had caused trouble before and that its obvious structural deficiencies were amply known?" In this guest post, the author writes about "The Number That Killed Us."
In this guest post the author writes, "We need to capture and share the best practices of top performers, and match those best practices with people best suited to use them. The catch is that you have to individualize."
Stocks have a good chance of sailing higher into the end of the year on an old-fashioned Santa rally."Historically this is the ‘Santa Claus’ period of time which extends into the New Year,” says one pro.
The working day is over and the Christmas holiday has officially begun, but the blinking red light or vibration of a BlackBerry is still maddeningly hard to ignore. The FT reports
Today’s unexpected drop in jobless claims — the third in a row — is prompting a rethink of the December jobs report and even some to wonder if we have finally turned the corner on job growth.
Are there really jobs with flexible hours, fantastic locations and copious vacation time that also net a decent paycheck? What follows is a list of jobs with the potential for high pay and low stress.
“Part of the problem is people think we’re not back to where we were before the crisis," says one economist. "I think we’re working through this. There’s no pushing us off the recovery track.”
Some economists are estimating that extending the payroll-tax cut could add as much as a full percentage point of growth to the US economy next year.
The year ahead will see slow global economic growth combined with political uncertainty to create to a similar outlook for stock markets to 2011 with a significant chance of continued stock market volatility, according to a research note published by HSBC’s global head of equity strategy, Gary Evans.
Armed with some new books and one old favorite - I'm taking some time off for the holidays. But I don't want you to think I have forgotten you or your reading needs. If you're still looking for some gift suggestions for your friends, colleagues, loved ones - or you're looking for a good book to bring along on your holiday - have I got some great books for you.
Despite the normal gridlock that takes place between the two houses of Congress, this week the House and Senate agreed and passed legislation that will help spur economic growth and create jobs in America, without any additional taxpayer funding.
An elephant at the Buffalo Zoo has found her hidden talent — painting. For the holidays, she’s painting wine glasses and ornaments. How she do it without breaking them? Read on!
In his new book, “The Power of Storytelling: Captivate, Convince or Convert Any Business Audience Using Stories from Top CEOs" Jim Holtje shares the stories of those corporate legends who inspired their employees with their deeds and with their tales.
The dream of self-sufficiency through hard work is still alive, an Allstate survey found, but many middle-class Americans feel they'll be forced to put off retirement for financial reasons.