On dark days, when your job gets you down, what stops you from handing in your letter of resignation? For 40 percent of workers, a recent study finds, it's health insurance -- specifically, health insurance that doesn't cost more or provide less than the plan they have through their employers.
Now that the holiday craze has died down and it's back to reality, it's time to get serious about what lies ahead for 2015. Before you dive headfirst into your new year's resolutions list (which you dusted off from last year), we've compiled a list that will help you get your life and career on track for the coming year.
American business has overcome many obstacles over the years thanks to significant advancements in technology. But as many of us know, civic organizations and government services have fallen behind when it comes to tech trends -- with costly results. In a bustling, tech-driven society where efficiency is key to productivity, the U.S. government is now turning to innovative startups to develop new software that will help government organizations run much more efficiently.
If you’re thinking about ditching a stable, corporate job to make a go at the exciting world of startups, you’re not alone. With new, useful businesses sprouting up every day, it’s no wonder more people are saying goodbye to the status quo in order to follow their passions. But, before embarking on your new journey, you must educate yourself before making the leap. There are an astounding number of books on startups and entrepreneurship available, but rest assured that you can get by with reading just a handful so you can start in on starting up.