healthcare is actually poised to become one of the most innovative fields because of its considerable capacity for growth and change, and young job seekers looking to make an impact in a transforming field need look no further.

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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. 

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 ...

There's a sense of urgency to the quest for workplace harmony, as baby boomers delay retirement and work side-by-side with people young enough to be their children — or grandchildren.

Put people of widely different ages together and there are bound to be differences. Baby boomers, for example, may be workaholics, while younger workers may demand more of a work-life ...

Why are so few women in senior management? According to Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s COO, it’s because women haven’t taken enough responsibility in advocating their own success—and it’s about time they stepped up and got themselves out of this “stalled revolution.” In her newly released book Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Succeed, Sandberg argues that when it comes ...

Did you know that developing other people can also positively impact your career? According to a 2012 study led by nonprofit organization Catalyst, paying it forward by being a career mentor to others has positive benefits. "It benefits not only proteges but leads to career advancement and compensation growth for those providing the assistance -- $25,075 in additional compensation between ...

Being a woman in STEM research is tough, but it's significantly worse for women of color.

According to a recent report conducted by the University of California's Hastings College of the Law, a whopping 100% of women of color interviewed in the study said they've experienced gender bias, compared to 93% of white women. Conducted by Professor Joan C. Williams, ...

Jobs Rated

The annual CareerCast.com Jobs Rated report applies a set of objective core criteria to rank professions across a variety of industries, to provide a snapshot of the job marketplace.
Looking for a recurring theme in the CareerCast.com Jobs Rated report’s best jobs of 2019? One word: data.
Income, growth potential, environment and stress -- these are the criteria used to rank the Jobs Rated report. The worst jobs of 2019 provide challenges in these areas.

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A new report from XpertHR explains the differences in managing generations with typically widely divergent views on employee-employer dynamics.
A good job description not only identifies the key components, qualifications and essential job functions, but it also provides an idea of the job duties and responsibilities that the individual in the position will be asked to perform each day. However, if an employer is not careful it may run into trouble
CareerCast.com presented its readers with a survey, in conjunction with the annual Jobs Rated report, asking what quality made a ...