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  • Millennials Favor Small Companies
    Members of Generation Y eschew big companies and the possibility of bigger salaries to work for startups and smaller companies. Ever wonder what is up with that?
  • 5 Traits That Lady Gaga Has That Every Professional Needs
    Lady Gaga know what she's doing when it comes to personal branding, and more professionals could learn a thing or two if they followed her example. Here are five of the international pop star's traits that every professional needs to create a successful personal brand.
  • Nurturing a Career vs. Nurturing the Kids: Which Grass Is Greener?
    Many parents, women especially, believe they would be happier if they ditched their full-time jobs to stay at home with the kids. But is the grass really greener on the other side?
  • Gen Y in the Workplace: It's Complicated

    There are two dominant veins of thought about Generation Y that have garnered a lot of media interest in the past several months. PayScale's data reveals that these two perspectives don't necessarily have to be mutually exclusive and that, sometimes, data-driven stories are just as complicated as the humans they're based on.

  • How Does Each Generation Commute to Work?

    PayScale's Generations at Work data package examined the commuting habits of Gen Y, Gen X, and Baby Boomers, and discovered that, when it comes to getting to work, the generations have more in common than you might think.

  • Millennials Reach Median Wages Later in Life

    Gen Yers are getting a slower start on their careers, thanks to a soft economy and a changing professional landscape. A recent report finds that these delays have far-reaching impacts for younger workers, who may hit the sweet spot in their careers later than previous generations.

  • Financial Hardship Forcing Gen Y Back Home With Mom and Dad

    Millennials are more likely to have to move back home with their parents after starting their careers than previous generations. Almost 28 percent of Gen Y workers have been forced to move in with their folks, due to financial hardship, according to data gathered for PayScale's Generations at Work study.

  • White House Scandal: When Work and Social Media Don't Mix
    Some people just don't get that misuse of social media can be a serious career-ender. Look at the most recent case of career suicide involving one of the White House's internal staff members getting canned for inappropriate tweets over the course of nearly three years.
  • Introducing Generations at Work: Career Trends Among Baby Boomers, Gen X, and Gen Y

    Does when you were born influence your career? Recent data suggests it might. PayScale's second annual Generations at Work data package compares career trends among Baby Boomers, Gen X, and Gen Y workers.

  • Are Working Parents Bigger Slackers Than 'Childless' Workers?
    Or should people just mind their own business? A recent study by a North Carolina company found that, with or without children, workers should probably just worry about their own work performance, for a change.
  • How Your Cellphone Could Ruin Your Career
    The habit of checking cellphones is compulsive for many -- and it can get in the way of their careers.
  • Ladies Edition: 7 Business Rules for an Empowering Career
    Too often women take a backseat in their careers because they’re too shy or insecure to go after what they truly want. Here are seven business rules to follow to empower professional gals to forge ahead in their careers with confidence and tact.
  • 3 Ways LinkedIn Endorsements Can Help Your Career
    You’ve experienced the bombarding emails notifying you that someone in your LinkedIn network has endorsed one of your skills. We’ll show you exactly how you can use those endorsements to expand your network and enhance your career.
  • Daddy Issues: Men Find It Increasingly Difficult to Achieve Work-Life Balance
    It seems finding work-life balance isn't just a woman's problem, as it's stereotypically made out to be. We'll take a look at how the tables have turned for new fathers as they try and keep up with the demands of work and life.
  • Meg Whitman Joins the Telecommuting 'Banned' Wagon
    It looks like Marissa Mayer isn't the only female CEO ending the days of telecommuting for their tech conglomerates -- HP's Meg Whitman is joining the club, too.
  • Reinventing the Idea of Success to Get Unstuck in Your Career
    What happens when your career dreams are crushed by failures? We take a look at Alain de Botton's TED Talk, which explains how changing your idea of success can help you get unstuck in your life and career.
  • Why Your Memory Fails You at Work
    Put down the phone and read a book to improve your memory. Constant multitasking causes our memories to fail at younger ages.
  • Here's What the Hiring Manager Is Really Looking For
    As it turns out, the good employers that provide promising careers want to hire you because of your strengths and your weaknesses. Don’t believe us? Then, read on to find out more.
  • 10 Ways to Waste Away the Day at Work (Yay!) [infographic]
    Is it five o’clock yet? When you hate your job, the only thing you’re focused on is the countdown to when you can get the heck out of there. Here are 10 workplace time wasters to help fill up your day and get you on your way.
  • Master the Art of Hustling in Your Career
    If nice guys always finish last, then who finishes first? According to a recent Quora discussion, hustlers do. We’ll take a look at how having a hustler’s mentality in your career can help you finish first, too.