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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Fortunately, most businesses recognize the value of hiring a diverse workforce, and they make sure interviewers understand and respect that goal. For those companies, equal employment opportunities are the norm. However, discrimination still occurs during job interviews every day, which can prevent qualified candidates from being hired and subvert the benefits that a diverse workforce creates.

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Diversity in the workplace is important, especially in the healthcare field, but that doesn't necessarily mean you're going to be able to figure out which employers embrace diversity just by looking at the stock photos on a company brochure. It helps if the company promotes diverse candidates to the highest positions, and in the healthcare field, there are a number ...

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In today’s consumer marketplace, people can customize and personalize just about anything they want, from clothing to ring tones. So why not careers?

Despite the recession, nearly 81 percent of U.S. employers are maintaining and 13 percent are increasing the flexibility they offer their employees, according to a Families and Work Institute study. And the most progressive companies, The DiversityInc ...

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It's easy to determine how many users actively engage with each major social network. The companies reveal that information at every earnings call. When it comes to divulging the demographics of their user bases, however, companies such as Facebook and Twitter remain tight-lipped.

 

But now we know the most racially diverse social network in the U.S.: congratulations, Instagram. The ...

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Unfortunately, I have found that corporate recruiting leaders spend way too much time complaining about the many problems associated with successfully recruiting STEM women and other diversity hires. What is needed is less talk and more practical, proven recruiting solutions. The goal of this complete article is to provide 25+ leading-edge best practices in recruiting that have proven to be ...

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Jobs Rated

Holiday shopping is a boom period for the retail industry -- and the retail industry is home to many diverse career options. More
In-demand careers with high forecasts for rates of growth also have the most potential for the best salary growth. More
IT jobs routinely rank near the very top of CareerCast.com's annual Jobs Rated report, so consider the Best Jobs in IT of 2017 the best of the best. More

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You grew up playing sports. You found success there. Learn how to translate those skills into qualities that will make you a Hall of Famer in your professional career. More
Tech skills are more in demand now than ever before. The economy is shifting — it has become increasingly imperative for people to have technical skills in order to stay competitive in the job market. More
There are tons of high paying jobs that don’t require formal education and may require little to no experience. More