Improvements in the gender wage gap have been made in the last 35 years, though very gradually. The gap is shrinking for a younger generation, however. more

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Peruse the CareerCast.com Jobs Rated Report for 2015, and you'll notice careers linked to statistical and consumer analysis rank among the best: data scientist, market research analyst, statistician.

Data analysis plays an integral role in helping businesses tailor products and marketing to consumers. Analytics can also help predict risk in the workplace. And, as the U.S. Department of Labor ...

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Diversity and inclusion advocates are celebrating a major legal victory in the civil-rights battle of this century on marriage equality. A Boston federal court determined that portions of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) are unconstitutional, bringing the case to the Supreme Court and the strong possibility that the law will be permanently overturned.

The U.S. Circuit Court of ...

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The ability to speak multiple languages has always been viewed as a great skill and talent to have and to list on your resume, but can being fluent in several languages cause discrimination or bias in the workplace?

Multilingualism plays a huge role in the global workplace. As immigration rates increase and international business demands continue, so does the need ...

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“My research experiences have shown me that, in spite of what statistics say about women in science, any girl with a passion for exploring unanswered questions can and should be persistent in pursuing that work,” says Sara Volz, 17. “Being female should not hold anyone back from science or engineering.”

Volz won the grand prize and $100,000 in the 2013 ...

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Finding a new job is rarely easy. You have to identify each opportunity, earn an interview and convince those you meet to hire you. The last thing you want is for other aspects of your life (aside from your skills and experience) to influence your chances at success. That's especially true if you already face some perceived barrier in the ...

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There is no denying that diversity in the workplace is good for business, but first and foremost, HR needs to focus on hiring for the top talent.

Is there any reason to think a company can’t have both?

In an economy where the average age of retirement is now 62 years old, our workforce is straddling more generations than ever ...

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Jobs Rated

CareerCast.com’s 10 toughest jobs to fill for 2018 focuses on some of the positions this year most aggressively pursuing candidates. More
Careers in engineering offer lucrative monetary compensation, market stability and the possibility of making a positive impact on the communities around us. More
Each and every person in the American labor force feels stress. And, according to the American Psychological Association's 2017 report, how much stress we feel has climbed for the first time in a decade. More

Career Advice

You have probably received a bevy of advice on your job search, but not all of it is good. Replacing antiquated ideas and downright wrong ideas can make the difference in landing a new position, and not. More
You tailor every resume, follow up on applications, and stay active on the job boards. And here you are -- ... More
Working remotely used to be the unicorn job. That was before Tim Ferriss, author of “ The 4-Hour Workweek ,” ... More