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Despite a stubbornly high unemployment rate, many companies are having trouble filling available jobs, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson, with a look at how to bridge the labor gap.
Nobody wants a 15 year old PC, says Scott McNealy, Sun Microsystems former chairman & president, sharing his thoughts on keeping up with the ever-evolving world of technology.
Some workers are taking long stretches of time off to reassess their choices and travel, volunteer or learn new skills. NBC News reports.
Paid internships are much more valuable than unpaid ones when it comes time to land a full time job. Here's why, and how to get one.
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CNBC.com spoke with experts in tech, human resources, and finance to determine which professions are best for workers over 40.
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Do you know where your federal income-tax dollars go? The National Priorities Project does. Learn how each dollar is spent when it gets into Uncle Sam's hands.
The average student in this country now spends around $1,200 a year on books and supplies. A single book can cost as much as $200.
College textbooks now cost the average student around $1,200 a year and advocacy groups say something needs to be done to curb the costs. CNBC's Herb Weisbaum says there are options for students, but not many.
The American dream of climbing the income ladder is alive and well, according to new research. But much depends on where you grow up.
Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA), shares his thoughts on ways to reform entitlement programs, health care, and create jobs.
Goldie Hawn, actress and The Hawn Foundation founder, shares her thoughts on how a positive attitude can improve a child's health, outlook and educational experience.
Liberal arts majors may outearn those with professional degrees, given time and a graduate degree, says a new study.
College graduates enjoy a six month grace period before they have to start repaying their loans. For the latest grads, that period is over. Now what?
David Klein, CommonBond co-founder & CEO, explains the business model of his start-up that allows students to take out loans at a lower rate and lets investors bet on the futures of MBA graduates.
It's good to make your college essay conversational but not so conversational it becomes OMG BTW, according to this college advisor.
Presidents at 42 private colleges scaled the $1 million annual mark in total pay and benefits in 2011.
A growing number of wealthy parents are hiring tutors for their kids. CNBC's Robert Frank reports some tutors are making up to $400,000 a year.
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