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CNN Money created a comparable calculator to show how far a salary will go in different cities. It allows you to compare your current location, with another city. Read more »
As I mentioned in last week's "A-to-Z" column, job flexibility is vital for anyone who wants to find work-life balance. Unfortunately, flexibility also can be hard to find. That was shown in a... Read more »
Unemployment insurance claims increased by 10,000 to 372,000 last weekend, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Read more »
An unkempt apartment was the first sign to Adam Dachis that he had "job burnout," a real condition the Mayo Clinic identifies as a state of physical, emotional or mental exhaustion. Read more »
Students have a new way to repay student loans after a “pay as you earn” option was launched by the U.S. Department of Education on Dec. 21, according to an article by The Capital-Journal. Read more »
The most important graph of 2012? We asked around for some suggestions last week. We got 34 responses. This was mine. It answers the question: What share of each recovery since 1970 came from... Read more »
LinkedIn surveyed people around the world for its "Dream Jobs" survey, asking about their most common childhood career aspirations. According to the survey, the top childhood dream job for U.S. men... Read more »
The higher the education, the lower the unemployment rate, according to a study published by the United States Department of the Treasury and Department of Education this week. Read more »
Are you trying to build your company's culture without first intelligently defining the values and behaviors you want to see modeled? Communication of values is more than a mission statement on the... Read more »
More technology may initially yield greater workplace efficiency — but only to a point. Read more »
In the top 10 fastest growing occupations, skills such as carpentry, home health aides, plumbers and stonemasons make up the majority. Read more »
A new study shows that when people hire employees they are not looking for competitors but rather for the same commonality they might find when choosing friends or romantic partners. Read more »
All of us run across people who influence us for good as we grow up. These are the people who set the examples that help us determine how we want to live and who we want to be. I've been... Read more »
Families are paying more attention to employment and income potential for certain majors, but average salary can be misleading. There are also ways to improve the odds of material success for... Read more »
When it comes to the workplace, 81 percent of employees say their professional environment is at least somewhat good, according to a recent study done by Accountemps, a Robert Half company. Read more »
No matter how much you "like" Facebook, browsing the tremendously popular social website at work could actually be against federal law, according to Business Insider. Read more »
Despite a drop of 86,000 job openings for private-sector employers, state and local government hiring is still increasing, according to a study by Gallup. Read more »
Unemployment does not treat all American's equally. Asians and African Americans are unemployed for the longest periods of time out of all other ethnic groups, according to a study done by Face the... Read more »
Wake up, everybody! It's time to talk about the results of the informal tiredness quiz I shared with you a few weeks ago. Read more »
On a 1-to-5 scale, where 1 is low and 5 is high, how resistant to change is your organization? Consider two principles: Read more »
Unpaid internships do not increase the chances of getting a job very much, a new study says. Read more »
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