• Should Employees Be Allowed to Surf Social Media at Work?
    Social media can be a great escape for those times when work becomes overwhelming or downright boring. Not surprisingly, many companies are reluctant to encourage what they see as time-wasting on the part of their workers. Is it ever OK, then, for employers to limit their employees' use of social media at work?
  • Secrets About Men's Income and Happiness, Revealed
    Harvard University has released the results of the longest running longitudinal study of human development in history. They began following 268 male undergraduate students in 1938. Today, they have revealed much about the relationship between happiness and money.
  • 3 Career Tips From the Founder of GoldieBlox, Debbie Sterling
    GoldieBlox caused quite a stir with its ad for its line of engineering toys for girls that was tuned to Beastie Boys’ song, “Girls.” However, the genius behind the ad and the company, founder Debbie Sterling, has some novel advice for girls and women looking to join the ranks of Sheryl Sandberg and Marissa Mayer.
  •  Use 'Social Listening' to Enhance Your Career
    Social listening, or also known as social media monitoring, is a way to locate specific conversations happening online without having to seek them out individually. Knowing how to master social listening just may be your ticket to career success!
  • Ditching the Humanities for STEM Is a Bad Idea
    Science, technology, engineering, and math jobs are considered the wave of the future. The liberal arts and humanities are in danger of being dropped by some state universities in favor of STEM programs. However, the power of STEM majors to guarantee employment with high salaries may be a myth.
  • 3 Business Lessons They Don't Teach In School (But Should)
    Learning from books is valuable but will only get you so far in life. The "school of hard knocks" is an effective teacher, and offers different lessons than in the halls of academia. Both sets of lessons are valuable and even necessary in the workplace. Here are some hard-knock lessons that universities should consider adding to the curriculum:
  • Despite Legal Issues, Goldie Blox Still Rocks for Girls in Tech
    You've probably already seen the genius advertisement for Goldie Blox, the engineering toy specifically for girls set to the catchy Beastie Boys song, “Girls.” Despite the company’s public battle to keep their creative girls-only remix of the song in their ad, Goldie Blox takes the cake for putting engineering in pretty little minds of young girls everywhere.
  • Women in Tech Are Closing Out 2013 With a Big Bang!
    The tech industry spoke, and the ladies listened. We’ll take a look at how women are geeking out (in the most fabulous way) and making their mark on the computer science industry this year.
  • An Internship Is Not an Entry-Level Job
    In the great debate about whether internships are really just a way for employers to take advantage of free labor, people forget that an internship is not, or should not be, an entry-level job.
  • Experience vs. Education – Which One Takes the Cake?
    Our parents told us to work hard and get into a good college so that we’d all have bright, prosperous futures. However, in today’s recovering economy, does having a degree necessarily make you a better fit than someone with ample experience and no degree?
  • The Value of a Well-Rounded Education
    Critical thinking is a valuable life skill that we often develop during our school years. Many of the most successful among us earned well-rounded, higher educations and the ability to think critically.
  • The Rich Really Are Different From the Rest of Us
    The differences between the rich and the poor go beyond their pocketbooks. The psychology of the rich is different than the psychology of the poor. The big question might be, are they born or made?
  • 5 Twitter Tips for Today's Professionals (Say That 5 Times Fast)
    Twitter is a great way for professionals to expand their networks and boost their reputations. Here are five tips to help individuals construct professional tweets that benefit, not hinder, their careers.
  • Students in These Countries Have the Highest Salary Expectations

    Here in the U.S., most students are pretty happy if they can just manage to line up a job after graduation. Salary expectations, if any, are modified by fear of underemployment. That's not the case in some countries, where students graduate with plans that include high-paying jobs.

  • Ashton Kutcher Offering Career Advice for $5 an Hour
    Ashton Kutcher may be worth $140 million, but that isn’t stopping him from offering his "know-how" to professionals for $5 an hour. Save up your pennies, people. This may be the best $5 you’ve ever spent on your career.
  • Would You Take an Online Class With a Celebrity?

    Online classes are a great way to add skills to your resume without dealing with the hassle of commuting and sitting in a classroom, and everyone loves celebrities (or at least, pays too much attention to them). So why not combine the two, and take online classes from your favorite stars?

  • On-the-Job Mind Control Techniques
    Want to become paranoid? Read this article. Never again will you assume that somebody said "thank you" because they're nice or have good manners. From now on, you'll have to wonder if they're trying to control your behavior with positive reinforcement.
  • Home Economics or Entrepreneurship: The Most Common Majors by Generation

    Regardless of what generation we're part of, we all heard the same thing in school when we were growing up: "The jobs of tomorrow don't even exist yet!" What most of our teachers failed to mention is that the majors of tomorrow are probably being invented as well.

  • Are Out-of-Control Tuition Increases Slowing Down?

    In-state tuition at four-year public colleges and universities increased by only 2.9 percent for this year, on average, according to the College Board. That's the smallest increase since 1975, and a departure from the recent trend of skyrocketing tuition fees.

  • The Robots Are Coming: Is Your Career Prepared?
    Did you know that many of today's kindergarteners will hold jobs later on in life that are nonexistent now? Check out the infographic below the cut to see just what the jobs of the future will look like.