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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As the business sector grapples with the rapidly shrinking global economy, and the ever-expanding technological era, diversity and leadership go hand-in-hand.  Albert Einstein said, "we can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them," which is why diversity of thought is such a key management strategy.

Today's leaders need to be able ...

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Our society emphasizes friends, family and co-workers as essential parts of our emotional and professional support system. Friends can offer distraction and encouragement, family members give unconditional love and co-workers may provide a sense of camaraderie and even professional advice. However, there are times when we need a fourth type of support in the form of a personal board of ...

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States with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) anti-discrimination legislation are the best for LGBT employment, an XpertHR report finds.

There are no federal laws on the books specifically addressing the protection of LGBT employment rights. However, 16 states passed such laws.

Each of the 10 states ranked as the best for LGBT employment enacted LGBT anti-discrimination legislation: California, ...

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New analysis by USA today is contradicting what many technology companies have been telling us in defense of their (lack of) diversity data—a shortage in Black and Latino job seekers within the tech industry is not the reason for the demographics in Silicon Valley companies.

In fact, Black and Latinos majoring in computer science and computer engineering graduate at twice ...

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Miserable workers, hidden bias and gender disparity will be among the top issues that HR departments focus on.

In an article titled “What’s in Store for HR in 2015?,” principal and founder of Bersin by Deloitte, Josh Bersin, shares nine predictions for how HR will redefine the workplace this year.

Because unhappy workers can blemish a company’s reputation, making it ...

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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
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Career Advice

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