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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By: CareerCast.com Career motivation differs from person to person. Perhaps you’re driven by a challenge, have a lifelong dream to ... More
There can be no overstating the value of opportunity when it comes to the job market. The most in-demand careers offer not only a good forecast for finding work, but also help shape the economic landscape. More
Job stress can come from a variety of different origins: a hazardous work environment, difficult-to-meet deadlines, heavy physical demands, and imminent danger. More

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As the old adage says, there's no second chance to make a first impression. In the case of your job ... More
If you're always on the go, the world is your office -- and that may include your car. Whether it's attending a meeting while driving across state or firing off emails in a fast food parking lot, there's a lot you can get done on the road. More
Summertime means blockbuster movie season. How many of these films focus on mankind battling the futuristic threat of highly advanced ... More