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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Increased cultural competence in the workplace has led Toyota Financial Services’ employees to be more sensitive in the community—and that’s increased their business, says George Borst, president and CEO. Borst was interviewed by phone by DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti and discussed the strong emphasis on training, mentoring and succession planning – and the results they are having. He also emphasized ...

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You know how it goes when you're looking for a job: You email out a lot of resumes and wait to hear back. A few days later, you're still waiting. After about a week, you start calling the companies where you applied, asking each one if they got your resume, if the position is still open, and when they're ...

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American women pursue equal rights in the workplace. An irony of that workplace chase is that women are disproportionately represented in executive management and on corporate boards when women are America’s primary buying force in a consumer-driven economy.

Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook and author of the best-seller “Lean In,” said at her 2010 TED (Technology, Entertainment and ...

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Really, companies shouldn’t need any convincing about why they should hire more women onto their staffs. The gender gap in American leadership is abysmal, diversity breeds better ideas — you know all of this. But as you also know, executives like seeing the numbers when it comes to their business decisions.

Luckily, we’ve found the stats to prove once and ...

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In case you missed it, there was a great deal of publicity generated recently when Google’s Laszlo Bock openly announced Google’s diversity numbers. Even Google was disappointed in them, but that shouldn’t be a surprise. Almost every major corporation struggles with meeting their diversity goals as a result of a poorly designed diversity recruiting effort that hasn’t changed much since ...

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Jobs Rated

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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Job hunters are eager to apply for that perfect position -- often at the expense of submitting the perfect cover letter and resume. Here are five tips to ensure your resume and cover letter are at their best. More
After some self-reflection, you finally found where you want to focus your career -- the sports industry. And why not? Sports jobs can be incredibly engaging and fun. More
With the arrival of summer comes a new wave of college graduates into the labor force. The influx of talent ... More