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 in the workplace has been a top priority since the enactment of Title VII in 1964. With the passage of subsequent anti-discrimination regulations, lawmakers have been engaged in the creation of workplaces that are comprised of a wide range of people from varied cultures, races, and diverse interests. Overwhelming evidence supports diversity in the workplace, yet problems and issues ...

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Finding a job depends on a successful interview.  You may arrive to the interview early with a polished resume in hand and a bright smile, however, pre-employment interviews are used to filter out applicants from being considered for employment. Interviewers are looking for any reason to reduce their candidate pool to just a few.  Therefore, as a diversity candidate, making ...

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No doubt you’ve written plenty of cover letters. But the way we get jobs is changing fast. These days, more often than not, your word choice will affect not only how it’s received by the person who’s hiring, but also by the software (applicant tracking system, or ATS) that does the initial screening. Here’s how to get noticed by both ...

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As the rapidly changing demographics of the U.S. shape the future economic landscape, policymakers have been occupied with finding ways to encourage and support more minority business ownership. As part of that work, they might want to take a look at areas in which people of color already own a majority of businesses.

The border metro area of Laredo, Texas, ...

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If there's anything the Ellen Pao trial showed, it's that sexism is still alive in Silicon Valley. But some tech companies are trying to change that.

The Anita Borg Institute, a nonprofit dedicated to the advancement of women in technology, has released a study on the top companies in the world for female technologists. It analyzed 35 companies with a ...

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Jobs Rated

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
By: CareerCast.com Chances are you are familiar with the statistics: Job seekers with a four-year college degree make considerably more ... More
By: CareerCast.com Career motivation differs from person to person. Perhaps you’re driven by a challenge, have a lifelong dream to ... More

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Schools around the United States either just re-opened for a new year, or are already deep into the first quarter. ... More
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