As the global economy and Illinois continue to move toward economic recovery, a report from the Illinois Department of Employment Security found that unemployment numbers were down in every one of the state's 12 metropolitan statistical areas for the ninth month in a row.
Such skills in learning how to engage in any process - college or work-- are critical so that chances and hope are not squandered. The good news is that they can be taught alongside any academic curriculum to make success possible.
Scientists Nick Epley and Juliana Schroeder believe there is something about speech that conveys not just the content of a person's mind but the capacity for reasoning, thoughtfulness and intellect. If they are right, job seekers should appear more thoughtful and intelligent when given the opportunity to speak, rather than write, about themselves. That's what they set out to test.
The visibility and voices of these mentors, with and without disabilities, could mean that someday, nobody will be told that there is "nobody like that" to help them find their true potential and achieve their dreams.
Elaine Huang, Correspondent for Southeast Asia and Content Strategist at e27.co, shares how she has transitioned from writing about rice and Myanmar to eventually moving to Singapore covering innovative tech startups in the region.
From digital agency to eventually working with the global team for one of the largest tech computer tech companies in the world, Nazia shares some of the most important lessons she has learned in her career.
These days, I meet daily with freelancers, founders, and entrepreneurs. So, in addition to my own experience, I hear about their journeys as well. The consensus?
With eyes burning with passion in making his dreams come true, Gonçalo shares the important lessons he learned in his career and encourages others to have the courage to take the unconventional route towards their dreams.
Senators, if creating jobs is what you are after, then take a hard look at the astonishing growth of the clean energy industry, a sector that employs thousands of Latinos.
Small businesses are poised to harness the power of mobile technology to compete for the best talent. Here's why the odds are in their favor.
Over the past few months, protests have erupted in the halls of the U.S. Capital, and in the streets outside, to thwart the passing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)--a boon to corporate interests, the protesters argue, and an anathema to U.S workers.
How do you turn the most difficult situations of your career into the most triumphant one? Paolo Mercado, Head of Marketing & Consumer Communication -- GCR Nestle China Ltd, shares how growing up in a family that allowed him to discover his creative side early has helped kick start his career in the creative industry.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Gocomics.com "whether an event is caused by climate change ... is the wrong ques...
The best way to handle criticism depends on the type of criticism. And who it's coming from.
Prioritizing yourself is not selfish or greedy, but an act of self-preservation and gratitude that allows you to be a better, spouse, partner, parent, sibling, friend or colleague. These actions steps will give you techniques if paying attention to yourself is difficult.
Your life is yours and how you live it is only up to you. You can choose to live contently or you can live a life that you wake up loving. Which would you prefer? You deserve better, it's never too late to do what you love and get paid for it!