Jobless claims had an unanticipated spike last week, making for a four-month high.
It's not always easy being a grown-up, with all of the work and bills and responsibility. Those of us who have grown up already know this. But it's nice when our children get a little of that... Read more »
Negotiating a salary is something the majority of companies are willing to do but few employees take advantage of. Read more »
An interactive map from Improvement Center rates the best cities to live in for 35 different categories. Read more »
If you are ready to become your own boss, here are four options that might align well with who you are and what you enjoy. Which of the following alternatives suits you best? Read more »
Congress may make changes on the corporate tax this year, which again stirs the question of who actually pays it. Read more »
I know that, when I'm facing a deadline, I should buckle down and be productive. But sometimes, I just want to let things slide. That makes me ask myself, "Is it ever OK to just be lazy?" Read more »
Going from being a student to being a college graduate is a big transition to say the least. Money Under 30 offers four ways to make sure graduates are in the "best financial state possible." Read more »
Snowstorm after snowstorm has hit the Salt Lake Valley this winter, giving us plenty of opportunities to shovel snow. But perhaps we can learn about more than shoveling from the tools we use for... Read more »
The recession brought about job loss and massive foreclosure rates, but data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows a silver lining in the country’s economic turmoil. Read more »
While celebrating breakthroughs is important, not discussing failure is an important impediment to further success, according to an opinion column by Nieman Foundation reporting fellow Sam... Read more »
Performance-based scholarships do not significantly increase a student's motivation to complete a degree, a study says. Read more »
The stereotypical problems with women and money, that women are too emotionally attached, can’t save or aren’t willing to take the risk of investment, aren’t true, according to a... Read more »
Unless you're ignoring all media this week, you're going to hear a lot about teams — specifically, the Ravens and 49ers. I'm not going to give my pick for the outcome of the big game, but I... Read more »
Personal finance can be a complicated realm that is often hard to traverse. Deseret News: Moneywise focuses on helping you and your family navigate the often difficult world of finance. Read more »
With a struggling job market, you need all the connections you can get. This infographic from Online Colleges shows which social media tools have been most helpful in landing a job. Read more »
You can now get a degree cheaper and by taking no college classes, according to a report from Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. Read more »
In the past 10 years, MBA degrees have grown by 74 percent, a strain that could make it difficult for business schools to stay in business. Read more »
Universities are not preparing students for a career unless they are learning teamwork, according to a recent study by the University of Phoenix. Read more »
In an ongoing battle of costs, students loans are growing. CollegeStats.org created this graphic to show just how many people this affects. Read more »
A computer programer gets caught outsourcing his own six-figure job to China. Security concerns blew his cover. Read more »
Balancing act: Fighting winter doldrums: Learning new things, helping others crucial in overcoming frigid time of year
Dictionary.com says the doldrums are "a state of inactivity or stagnation, as in business or art." I think many of us enter the doldrums during the brief days and long nights of winter. The... Read more »
Cover letters are often full of embellishment and pathetic pleas, but one internship applicant decided he was done kidding around. Read more »
Balancing act: A discussion on being Darth Vader, other dream jobs while finding workplace flexibility
I have yet to hear of anyone else who had childhood dreams of growing up to be Darth Vader. However, I have received other responses to recent columns about dream jobs and workplace flexibility, so... Read more »
Two million people in December participated in free online college courses provided by 33 major universities. Read more »
A flashmob performed "Here Comes the Sun" at an employment in Madrid Spain. A flashmob is a group of people who congregate quickly in a public place, perform and then disperse quickly. The video was published January 8, 2013 and... Read more »
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