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  • Millennial daydreaming

    A new survey by Alamo reports that millennials are more likely than any other generation to feel ashamed about taking a vacation, NBC reports.

  • Women versus Men Wages, Man on a ladder

    Tuesday is International Women's Day – a good day to review the data on how women fare in the U.S. labor market.

  • For women to get ahead in the corporate world, they need men to step up and promote their cause, says Jennifer Owens.

  • Anna Alaburda, a graduate of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, in El Segundo, Calif., March 3, 2016.

    For the first time, a law school will stand trial on charges that it inflated the employment data for its graduates to lure prospective students.

  • Job seekers wait in line to speak with company representatives during a Choice Career Fair event in Seattle.

    Headlines like Friday's news of 242,000 new jobs in February don't tell the whole story.

  • Employees assemble food containers on a production line at the Newell Rubbermaid factory in Mogadore, Ohio.

    Hiring was stronger than expected in February, but the fact there was no wage growth should keep the Fed from raising rates until at least midyear.

  • Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Portland, Maine, March 3, 2016.

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman said Donald Trump's policies could cause a U.S. recession and would increase the national debt.

  • A worker walks in a tunnel in the East Side Access project, one of the largest transportation infrastructure projects currently underway in the United States, in New York City.

    The U.S. economy added a better-than-expected 242,000 jobs in February while the unemployment rate held steady at 4.9 percent.

  • Math and science guys (and ladies) crushed it on the best jobs list this year. They are in demand. *HIGH FIVE!*

  • Will you learn something? Will you make connections? Will they PAY you? See Glassdoor's advice on the best place to secure an internship.

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  • Mary Thompson

    Mary Thompson is a general assignment reporter, covering a range of stories from the 2008 financial crisis to Hurricane Katrina.