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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A college degree is an invaluable credential for the growing workforce of Hispanic and Latino job seekers, while the health care industry provides them with the most new career opportunities, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report released in conjunction with National Hispanic Heritage Month.

Unemployment for Hispanic workers with a college degree is 5.7%, significantly lower ...

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A University of California at Berkeley study entitled Women Create A Sustainable Future finds businesses that actively pursue gender diversity opportunities for positions of leadership are more successful than those that don’t.

The study, published by the UC Haas School of Business and written by Kellie A. McElhaney & Sanaz Mobasseri, says in its thesis statement, “Diversity is a critical ...

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Medical leave issues can easily trip up employees and employers. It pays to know your rights.

Unfortunately, issues relating to medical leave in the workplace are common and can stem from employees or employers not understanding the policy, and can even include subtle discrimination. Vivienne Parra of Virginia was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009. When she requested FMLA, her ...

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How can we build a 21st century workplace that supports thriving employees, growing businesses, and healthy economies — all at once?

It’s a critical moment for this conversation, because in today’s global economy, we can only succeed if we embrace people from every background and every experience. We can’t afford to lose anyone’s talent — whether they’re working mothers, working ...

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Why is diversity still a Corporate taboo?

People don’t know how to talk about diversity. This may seem staggering after decades of intentional diversity awareness, but the power of social norms and misunderstanding about how we are all different as people isn’t what people want to bring up or focus on. The topic still leaves people tiptoeing around it versus ...

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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
Each and every person in the American labor force feels stress. And, according to the American Psychological Association's 2017 report, how much stress we feel has climbed for the first time in a decade. More

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Silicon Valley may be the nation's tech hub, but a burgeoning job landscape for those in the between the coasts offers plenty of attractive opportunities. More
Those seeking employment after leaving rehabilitation centers face hurdles their counterparts in the job market do not. Now the challenges, and what to do to ensure success. More
Perhaps you have found the ideal career for you. Now, you need to find the place with the right workplace culture. Here are six examples of what makes for a great work environment. More