Category: Jennifer Wadsworth
CEO Magazine ranked California as the worst place to do business for the past five years? Why? At least some businesses say it's because of the state's stringent regulations, which make it tough to start and run a business.
Colleges used to market themselves as a place to settle for a few years, enjoy your coming-of-age and find your passion. Today, that focus has shifted from following one's dreams to finding a job.
Looking for an affordable startup scene? Consider packing up and moving to Austin, Texas, which topped a recent ranking of the hottest startup scenes in the U.S.
Families are still optimistic about the value of a college degree, they're just less willing to pay as much to get one, says a new Sallie Mae survey.
Jobs in science, tech, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields earn you more money and drive innovation and the economy forward. But how do we spark interest in these careers among today's students? Here's an illustration of just how critical today's STEM education is to tomorrow's economy.
With kids toddling around around with iPads and an entire generation raised on social media, it's commonly accepted that technology is mastered by the young. So it should come as no surprise to find out that the median age in the tech industry is young. Very young. And also, very male.
Journalism can be a thankless job with its low pay, long hours and tremendous risks. Italian war correspondent Francesca Borri penned a harrowing essay about life on the front lines of Syrian combat, a war zone she covers as a freelancer and, against the patronizing advice of others, as a woman.
Millennials: the generation media love to hate. It seems like every day there's another hit piece on the "most selfish generation," the one that still lives with their parents, won't get married young enough, take endless selfies, post food pics on Instagram and can't decide on a career path. Relax, people. We're not as bad as you think.
Reacting to to a sharp drop in state subsidies, colleges have opted for selective tuition hikes per undergraduate majors instead of equitable price increases. Does that influence how incoming students select their major? At least one analyst says that does, indeed, appear to be the case.
While the student debt crisis remains a hot-button issue on a national scale, Oregon lawmakers have come up with a novel idea for funding higher education: Have students pay a small percentage of their salary over the span of many years.
Americans can buy more McDonald's Big Macs per hour than workers in any other country, according to The Economist's annual (semi-serious) index of purchasing power parity. The news comes just as the WageIndicator Foundation announces that U.S. workers earn the highest hourly wages in the world. That's all well worth celebrating in a month when we patriotically commemorate the nation's birthday.
Is it true that the more successful a man becomes, the more he's liked? And that a woman's success is matched by a correlating decline in likeability?