With Steve Ballmer's imminent departure, the question is: What should they look for in Microsoft's next CEO? Here are my thoughts, in terms of the three kinds of focus.
Most people acknowledge that the traditional undergraduate experience is designed to do something more than prepare students for jobs. What else might students gain from college, and how much should they be willing to pay for it?
What most Americans seek and deserve is not unreasonable. They want a renewed social contract -- a national agreement and practice that rewards honest, hard work. I suggest an approach called the American Invest for Success Program.
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A fix for people at the lowest rung on the economy, while vitally important, will not provide the needed lasting solution for American economic resurgence. Rather, we should look at another glaring "inconvenient truth" - there is limited opportunity for people in the middle.
Society, and culture, has changed around us and with us over the past few decades. It's evolution at work, or perhaps another revolution, as where we are now seems to be a high-tech iteration of somewhere we've been before.
Smart companies realize that carbon pollution and climate change have an impact - and will continue to have an impact - on their bottom lines.
The latest unemployment figures find Illinois still perilously near dead last in the nation. But some Illinois towns aren't suffering.
Recently, a friend of mine asked me how old her child should be before she starts working on job readiness. My answer? Now. Right now.
Since September 2011, more than 40,000 veterans have been hired through the Veteran Recruiting virtual career fairs, and more than 600 employers have participated.
Staring at your dream job posted online and wondering how you can get your resume into the right hands? Look no more. The six steps every LinkedIn user should follow to navigate their way to success.
Small businesses are Little Engines That Do. They think they can, they know they can―and they're right.
The winter season is full of parties, food, family, and friends. But too many job seekers think the holidays are a good excuse to trade the job search for the gift search.
Large infrastructure projects are the energy sector's version of Hollywood blockbusters; the focus of endless industry drama and rumor-mongering that swells in proportion with inevitably inflating budgets.
I am often asked how well our college of the liberal arts and sciences prepares students for jobs and careers. We like to think that a liberal arts education prepares students for life, and that jobs and careers are only one part of that.
Today’s jobs report makes clear that, despite improvements this year, the labor market is still not strong enough for policymakers to let emerge...