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We Need a New Version of Capitalism for the Jobless Future

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 07.28.2015 | Technology
Vivek Wadhwa

The problems and possibilities are endless in the future we are headed into. We need to be prepared and to develop a new version of capitalism that benefits all.

Software And Robots Eat Jobs. Now What?

The Huffington Post | Alexander Howard | Posted 07.27.2015 | Technology

In a story for Vox Monday, Matt Yglesias argues that we shouldn't be worried about losing our jobs to robots -- or to any other kind of soph...

Hooray for ADA! 25 Years of Disability Rights

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 10.15.2015 | Impact
Lydia L. Callis

Young people today might not remember that there was a time when disabled children were quietly forgotten in schools, and disabled adults only dreamed of basic access to jobs, medical care, and popular culture. One piece of landmark legislation changed all that.

Tamara Jacobs' Your Ultimate Success Plan is the Get-Off-Your-Ass Book of the Year

Xaque Gruber | Posted 07.20.2015 | Books
Xaque Gruber

Tamara Jacobs knows what she's talking about when it comes to moving ahead in the business world. When Fortune 500 companies like Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Bayer, Merck, Novartis, Revlon, and others need advice with their branding and image, they call Tamara.

At ADA's 25th Anniversary, a Time to Celebrate and Expand Access to the American Dream

Carol Glazer | Posted 07.17.2015 | Impact
Carol Glazer

This week many are celebrating the unprecedented improvements that the Americans with Disabilities Act has brought to the quality of life for millions of people with disabilities in the 25 years since it was signed into law on July 26, 1990. But the work of guaranteeing access to the American dream is far from over.

Hiring Guru: Lamar Hunt Jr. -- A Humble Maverick

David Jensen | Posted 07.17.2015 | Business
David Jensen

In addition to being a member of the founding family of the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs and operators of the MLS's FC Dallas, his education and devotion to his Catholic religion guide his vast philanthropic activities. Two of his passions in life are classical music and promoting healthy family relationships in the community.

Digital Skills Urgently Needed to Bridge Digital Literacy Gap

Lisa Chau | Posted 07.15.2015 | Education
Lisa Chau

Digital technology has changed our world for the better, but the innovation that helps some rise also threatens to leave millions behind. As technology transforms our economy at a blinding pace, more and more people are being locked out of a job market increasingly dominated by the demand for computer skills.

Business Needs Sustainable Development Goals, Too

Arancha González | Posted 07.15.2015 | Impact
Arancha González

This year, governments will make decisions that will shape sustainable development possibilities for generations to come. In September, world leaders will gather in New York to agree on a new set of international development goals.

Profile: Brandon Colker - Returning to the Scene of the Crash

David Jensen | Posted 07.14.2015 | Business
David Jensen

Brandon is amongst those who are finally seeing recovery in the industry they once loved and can return from the entrepreneurial scene they were forced into and explore the real estate and mortgage industry again.

How Digital Platforms Like LinkedIn, Uber And TaskRabbit Are Changing The On-Demand Economy

The Huffington Post | Alexander Howard | Posted 07.14.2015 | Technology

We've been inundated with stories about how advances in technology will change employment -- from the rise of the "on-demand economy" to the ...

The Importance of Rural America

Vince Gill | Posted 07.10.2015 | Impact
Vince Gill

As a performer, I constantly look for ways to give back to my family, friends and fans who live in rural America. They are the heartbeat of our country.

6 Fastest-Growing Professions With the Highest Payscale

Simple. Thrifty. Living. | Posted 07.10.2015 | Business
Simple. Thrifty. Living.

Money isn't everything, but adequate compensation can help you achieve your financial goals much faster. It pays to do your homework to make sure the field you want to get into is a realistic goal.

Balance Is Bunk: Realistic Work/Life Integration Strategies

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 07.08.2015 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

You can't have it all -- at least not all at the same time, and certainly not by doing it all yourself. Life is a rollercoaster of zany and less zany but the ride can be fabulous if you adopt a hybrid philosophy of purposeful behavior and the opposite when sometimes you just need to let it go.

Exploring a New Business Model for Autism

Robert J. Szczerba | Posted 07.07.2015 | Business
Robert J. Szczerba

The problem is that many employers don't see the upside in hiring individuals who can be considered rigid and moody with poor communication skills. We need new approaches that let businesses tap into the potential of this unique population segment.

6 Tips to Boost Your Career

Tamesha Keel | Posted 07.07.2015 | College
Tamesha Keel

Before beginning your job search, it's important for you to change your perspective. Job searching is more than just finding a "job;" it's finding the right opportunity to broaden your experience and cultivate the necessary skills to propel you further in your career.

June Jobs Report: Continued, Solid Gains, But That 5.3 Percent Unemployment Rate Makes the Job Market Look Better Than It Is

Jared Bernstein | Posted 07.02.2015 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

As the job market has gradually tightened, I've expected to see some upward movement in the labor force participation rate, as labor demand pulled more people into the workforce. The fact that this has yet to occur suggests that there is much more slack than the 5.3 percent unemployment rate suggests.

Hiring Guru: Nationwide Debt Direct Hires for Service

David Jensen | Posted 07.01.2015 | Business
David Jensen

Jeffrey DeLage is Chief Operating Officer of Nationwide Debt Direct. They start the process of caring for consumers with the hiring process.

Hiring Guru: 42nd Street Photo Hiring for Over 50 Years

David Jensen | Posted 06.30.2015 | Business
David Jensen

Right off, its owner Elliot Braha proudly told me the storied history of 42nd Street Photo.

Hiring Guru: Luis Namnum of Occidental Vacation Club Reviews Hiring for Service

David Jensen | Posted 06.30.2015 | Business
David Jensen

Luis Namnum serves as President of Occidental Vacation Club, a division of Occidental Hotels & Resorts and is an active member of the Board of America...

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Marcia Liss | Posted 06.29.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


EIU Releases 2050 Economic Forecast: China Dominates

Judah Freed | Posted 06.25.2015 | World
Judah Freed

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) in London today released its long-term macroeconomic forecasts with key trends from now to 2050.

Integrating Roma Into Europe's Future: Change Must Come From Within

Athéna Tacet | Posted 06.24.2015 | World
Athéna Tacet

A large majority of the estimated 10-12 million Roma living in Europe, six million of them in the EU and the majority in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, and Romania, continue to face social-economic prejudice, exclusion from mainstream education and healthcare, intolerance, xenophobia and stigmatization.

How to Find the Perfect Job: Batman v. Kenneth Cole

Jason Choi | Posted 06.22.2015 | Business
Jason Choi

"What do you want to be when you grow up?" is quite possibly among the most ambiguous questions ever asked, second only to "who let the dogs out?" and "turn down for what?"

The Hidden Truth About Law School Employment Stats

Tamesha Keel | Posted 06.23.2015 | College
Tamesha Keel

The perception of law graduates is that they are standing solemn holding a law degree, resumes, and a heavy burden of loan debt they can't pay off. However, this isn't the case for all graduates. Many are becoming savvier and using their versatile J.D. beyond the traditional practice of law.

Artificial Intelligence Confronts Workers and Businesses With Choices

David Schatsky | Posted 06.22.2015 | Business
David Schatsky

As cognitive technologies continue to expand what machines are capable of doing, the boundary between the work that computers do and the work that humans do is shifting. This doesn't imply that work is going to disappear. But it does suggest that how we work, and what work we do, will change.