Discussing a deal within Congress to end stimulus, with Doug Holtz-Eakin, American Action Forum president; Tracy Sefl, Democratic strategist; and Lenwood Brooks, Policy director for Public Note.» Read More
Real innovation isn’t common in higher education, especially at the most prestigious schools.
How would you change your life, the way you work, the way you play if you thought of yourself as a business? The author of "Innovation You" has some suggestions on how to bring out your very best on the job and in life.
LinkedIn surveyed 17,000 office workers around the globe about pet peeves, and discovered what unites us and what divides us.
Finding the balance between implementing austerity measures and supporting employment is a tough challenge that many European countries are facing. With fiscal consolidation policies in such different economies as the United Kingdom and Spain, the next challenge will be for them to find ways to juggle with the two key policies.
As the sovereign debt crisis is hits Europe and the idea of a double dip recession is starting to spread all over the world, G20 labor ministers gathered in Paris on Tuesday said job creation, particularly by small enterprises, was crucial in overcoming the financial crisis and warned that austerity measures needed to be balanced with the creation of jobs.
Even the Gulf countries were not spared by the European and U.S. debt crisis. With unemployment figures estimated as high as 12 percent, the United Arab Emirates has lots of gaps to fill, Saqr Ghobash, the minister of labor for the UAE, told CNBC.com Tuesday.
"Our national dialogue is finally starting to allow space for questioning some of these once-sacrosanct myths about higher education," the author writes adding, "People are looking for alternatives. Cheaper, faster, quicker alternatives, which don’t require debt, or time off from careers."
As impossible it might sound at this point in time, China is all set to do what the US has been wanting for the last 18 months – appreciate the Yuan.
US small businesses are optimistic about their business prospects, but are concerned about the economy and what the future will bring.
The return on investment for a college education still pays off in the long term. College graduates consistently earn higher average incomes than their non-degreed counterparts and experience lower unemployment rates.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the unemployment rate for college grads is the highest since 1970 and while this dismal data may be discouraging, future business leaders should keep in mind: you have a lot more to offer a business than simply a college degree.
This is not your parents' retirement — or your grandparents' for that matter. Chances are, you'll be working long past age 65, if you can find a job. And you'll probably also be worried about having enough money to finally stop working.
For decades, we have often heard that the journey to career success requires a college degree. While we all want the best for our children, as parents, it is imperative that we pause to examine the educational myth that permeates society and choose whether or not to perpetuate this mentality.
Because the recent financial crisis has drastically reduced the value of their retirement accounts, as well as the equity in their homes, half of workers plan to remain employed after they retire, mostly in part-time jobs, a recent survey shows.
Though many believe Social Security to be vital for the nation's well-being, most young Americans doubt the entitlement will exist when they reach retirement age.
Saving for retirement has become harder for most, as other financial demands take priority.
As delaying retirement becomes a reality for more Americans, where do you stand?
Facebook rolled out new changes to its user interface this week. The good news is that it spawned several new Facebook groups. The bad news? They had names like: "We Hate the New Facebook so STOP CHANGING IT!!!"
Most of us fully appreciate the importance of a brand to companies like McDonalds, FedEx, or Apple. But, what do people mean when they talk about personal brands? And, why exactly do you need a brand, anyway? This author explains why having a personal brand is so important.
From Fed policy to Europe to Obamanomics, it’s not a pretty picture.