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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Women’s role in the American workforce is at the forefront of public conversation this year, a result of the presidential election. From the Ledbetter Act, to binders full of women, there’s growing interest in the opportunities women have – and don’t have – in today’s job market.

More women are graduating from college than men, yet an American Association of ...

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In today’s workplace, texting Millennials in jeans work alongside baby boomers, who entered the workforce wearing suits long before the Internet was in common use. Sandwiched in between are Gen Xers, who have their own unique history and a decidedly entrepreneurial spirit.

There’s been plenty of buzz about generation gaps in the workplace, but what’s really happening behind the scenes? ...

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If there is a shift going on in the job market today, it has a lot to do with the age of the American worker. A recent study shows "baby boomers" may work well into their late 70s. But even more interesting is the number of retirees who are finding themselves in need of employment again. If you are retired ...

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Four DiversityInc Top 50 companies are among 23 employers that have signed on to an amicus brief in support of same-gender marriage.

The four are Cummins (No. 15), Marriott International (No. 16), Target (No. 22) and WellPoint (No. 29). In addition, Pfizer, one of DiversityInc’s 25 Noteworthy Companies, also joined.

The brief has been submitted as part of an appeal ...

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Controversial hiring practices based on appearance or other discriminatory bases are subject to penalization without accommodation requests, the Supreme Court ruled.

Justice Antonin Scalia said, “Title VII forbids adverse employment decisions made with a forbidden motive whether this motive derives from actual knowledge, a well-founded suspicion or merely a hunch.”

In his written decision, joined by six other justices, Scalia ...

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Jobs Rated

High-level healthcare professions offer some of the most substantial wages of any industry. Of the 10 highest paying jobs of 2017 per the CareerCast.com Jobs Rated report, seven are medical professions – including five of the six highest paying jobs overall. More
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