With technology accelerating the pace of change in our economy, our long-term competitiveness is tied to our ability to produce a workforce with in-demand skills.
Don't assume that your job is safe. In the 21st century, every job is temporary (even CEO). So it's best to be prepared, particularly if your employer feels a little shaky or the work situation has gotten unpleasant.
On April 20, 2010, an explosion on BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig kicked off the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history, as nearly five million barrels of oil spewed into the Gulf Coast over the next several months. Most of that oil is still there, and will be for years to come.
When President Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave his first inaugural address on March 4, 1933, he was advising an anxious nation that fear itself was the...
You've spent much of your life cultivating disciplines and developing up-to-the-minute practical skills that should form a terrific foundation for lifelong professional development -- if you make the right first moves.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Apr 17 2014 How unusua...
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Some claim the new phone app MEIT (mobile emotional intelligence test), which shows photos of people's faces and asks you to identify a person's emotions, can tell how emotionally intelligent you are. Maybe, but I'm dubious.
The old adage is, "Everybody has two businesses: their own and show business." If we don't pay better attention to the middle-class jobs generated by the entertainment industry, Los Angeles will be down to only one business.
It's time to rally support for this critical expansion of health care access, and let members of Congress know they need to find a way to get it done... or they'll have a lot of explaining to do.
The good news is that we have an invaluable resource that can help deliver the world-class job training that prepares workers for the jobs that need to be filled: our community college system.
It is going to take more than finger pointing and misdirection to solve the workforce problems before us. We still have too many employers with technical jobs they cannot fill and too many unskilled job seekers without suitable employment.
So far this year, the mid-cap banks are outperforming their behemoth cousins, and we now may know why. The big question, though, is how detrimental have these new regulations been to the economic recovery?
Being able to assert yourself and knowing "when to say when" is a trait that many wish to possess. Those who do possess this admirable quality can attest to the ongoing benefits of saying "no," not only in their business lives but in their personal lives as well.
These pro-clean technology policies are creating jobs and helping ratepayers -- it's a win-win for Ohio, just not for utility and fossil fuel interests that want to sell more dirty electricity.
In the small business sphere, ironically something that may have been erroneously considered as a job-killer has been found to be a catalyst for creating jobs: technology.