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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We often ask ourselves how to define the word diversity. Some define it as differences among people, with no limitations on what those differences can be. This could mean that diversity is found in a crowd of individuals who follow the Jewish and Christian faiths. To others, diversity is exclusively a term meant to describe cultural differences, and these are often defined ...

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Over the years, we’ve come to think of diversity mainly in terms of quotas and numbers. Some think of it as taking power and resources from one group and giving them to another. But diversity is something that benefits us all. Embracing diversity is one of the keys to being well in spirit, mind, and body.

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Thousands of young environmentalists from around the country are heading to Pittsburgh, planning to strengthen the green movement by involving more people of different races and backgrounds.

The four-day Power Shift conference beginning Friday takes on some traditional issues in a new way. Organizers are fighting coal mining, fracking for oil and gas, and climate change, but doing it through ...

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The “December Dilemma” is coming. It’s that time of the year between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve, when multiple religious (and secular) holidays collide. It’s a time for celebration but also a time when people with good intentions often find themselves caught in the middle of toxic miscommunications and unintended conflicts. But this doesn’t have to happen to you.

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Men are more likely to be shown online ads for high-paying executive jobs than women, according to Carnegie Mellon University researchers. The finding is a result of experiments with simulated user profiles to analyze targeted advertisements served by Google’s DoubleClick ad network on third-party websites.

The study shows that gender discrimination in the world of targeted ads is real. But ...

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Jobs Rated

By: CareerCast.com Public and private-sector efforts to recruit and employ veterans have paid major dividends in lowering the unemployment rate ... More
From 2004 through 2014, independent contracting employment in the United States rose from 12% to 18%. This "Gig Economy" is the wave of the future in a few industries. 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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Smile. Breathe. Stay confident. Just be yourself. These are the four key pieces of advice we’ve all heard before going into a job interview. But how do any of these tips help showcase your true personality when nerves kick in? More
Despite a disappointing number of jobs added, the American economy's unemployment rate hit a 10-year low in March 2017. More
The skills that make these athletes so successful in competition translate to the workplace -- and you need not be a former star in sports to employ similar qualities on the job. More