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'Cents and Sensibility': Forum aims to educate women on money management

The Utah Women & Leadership Project will host an event called "Cents and Sensibility: Women and Money."

Hero2Hire helps veterans, spouses find employment

The Hero2Hired job fair kicked off Thursday at the Davis Conference Center. The job fair helps military members, veterans and their spouses find employment. Read more »

May 28, 2015


Mideast youth unemployment rises amid post-Arab Spring chaos

Fawziyeh Sharif and dozens of other young women who make jeans for the U.S. market in a factory in this village in northern Jordan consider themselves lucky — even though they spend 48 hours... Read more »

May 21, 2015


Tech exec's loss raises question: How to grieve and work?

What happened to Sheryl Sandberg could happen to anyone: The woman who wrote the book on balancing career and family will have to figure out how soon she will return to her high-profile job... Read more »

May 7, 2015


Ask Mr. Dad: How to handle stress of going back to work too soon

Dear Mr. Dad: We really need my salary to make ends meet, but the prospect of leaving my baby is making me miserable. I have no idea what I can do to feel better about this situation. Read more »

April 15, 2015


Embracing change: Utah County leaders examine real estate development

Five Utah County mayors voiced their optimism and concerns looking into the future of some of the fastest growing communities in the state during a Utah County Commercial Real Estate Symposium on... Read more »

March 24, 2015

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For business, more women in charge means bigger profits

When Rohini Anand took over diversity programs at multinational catering company Sodexo in 2002, she had one goal: To prove that it pays for a company to have equal numbers of male and female... Read more »

March 24, 2015


Balancing act: 'Soft skills' are important at work, and in life

A degree from a prestigious university isn't as important as a good work ethic, the ability to work with a team and other so-called "soft skills," according to a new survey. And those soft skills... Read more »

March 23, 2015

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Job fair for military, veterans to be held next week

The "Hero2Hired" job fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the South Towne Exposition Center. Read more »

March 21, 2015


Health care law paperwork costs small businesses thousands

Complying with the health care law is costing small businesses thousands of dollars that they didn't have to spend before the new regulations went into effect. Read more »

March 18, 2015


LDS author analyzes benefits of inexperience in book 'Rookie Smarts'

Throughout her career, Liz Wiseman, author of "Multipliers," has been given roles she was under-qualified for. From that experience grew the idea for her new book, "Rookie Smarts," which analyzes... Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015


Bicycling commuter in Ohio not stopped by cold, snow

When Fraser Cunningham stepped outside of his Madeira home Friday morning, it was still dark. Read more »

Feb. 23, 2015


Even as US job market picks up, unemployed face frustration

The job market remains a frustrating place for America's 9 million unemployed — perhaps more so as hiring has accelerated along with job postings. Read more »

Feb. 7, 2015


New law to require workaholic Japanese to take days off

College-educated and gainfully employed 36-year-old Eriko Sekiguchi should be a sought after friend or date, planning nights on the town and faraway resort vacations. But she works in Japan, a... Read more »

Feb. 5, 2015


3 Cups of Coffee program offers mentorship over beverages

After she left college because of financial difficulties, Wendy Lloyd, 27, worked a string of jobs ranging from coffeehouse barista to administrative assistant. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2015


A license to braid hair? Critics say state licensing rules have gone too far

Nivea Earl was thrilled when she opened Twistykinks hair braiding salon in Jacksonville, Ark., last April. Earl had been practicing the African-style art of twisting and braiding hair for at least... Read more »

Feb. 2, 2015


Tess Frame: Five reasons you’re still unemployed

Every January, we set resolutions to eat healthier, get fit, make more money, travel and live life more fully than we did the previous year. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Want a one-of-a-kind name for your baby? It will only cost you $32,000

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Want your baby to have a name that no one else has ever had? Just pay this company $32,000. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015


Gov't to overhaul Medicare payments to doctors, hospitals

Medicare will change the way it pays hospitals and doctors to reward quality over volume, the Obama administration said Monday, in a shift that officials hope will be a catalyst for the nation's... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015


Want success at work? Find a partner with these 5 personality traits

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Want a successful career and a healthy marriage? Well, here are five personality traits you'll want from your spouse to make that happen. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015


Hard-hit worker wonders where the economic resurgence is

Ask Joshua Thevenin — who since last month has been a newspaper salesman, fireworks vendor and tele-marketer — what he thinks about assertions the economy is roaring toward recovery and... Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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13-year-old entrepreneur builds Lego printer with $35,000 investment from dad

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In Silicon Valley, it's never too early to become an entrepreneur. Just ask 13-year-old Shubham Banerjee. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015


Following your passion: Utahns change careers in pursuit of happiness

For some Utahns, being willing to leave behind a steady, and sometimes very high, paycheck wasn't a difficult decision. For four individuals, it was the beginning of a new journey - it was a chance... Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015


15 things other than salary to consider before you accept that job offer

Not all jobs are created equal, and the goal in getting a new job is (typically) to improve your situation. So job offers must be evaluated carefully to ensure that your goals, personal finances... Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Navigating the demands of business travel

Where some of us dream of a day at the spa for relaxation, Peggy Fucci looks forward to boarding a plane and traveling thousands of miles to meet with a potential customer. A long flight to Europe... Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014


Balancing act: Holiday parties can help build better balance at work

For a truly balanced life, it's important to build connections with co-workers that go beyond conversations about budgets, reports and assignments. And this is a perfect time of year to create... Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014


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