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5 Things Businesses May Not Know About Military Spouse Employees

Leigh Searl | Posted 10.30.2015 | Business
Leigh Searl

On behalf of military spouses, I'd like to thank the American companies currently employing military spouses. We thank you for your unwavering commitment in helping us achieve our career goals and your understanding of our mobile lifestyle.

National Disability Employment Awareness Month What's Good for Business and Society: Hiring People With Disabilities

Judith E. Heumann | Posted 10.29.2015 | Impact
Judith E. Heumann

This October marks the 70th anniversary of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), commemorated annually to celebrate the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities.

President Hillary, Remember Disability Employment Rights?

John Robinson | Posted 10.24.2015 | Politics
John Robinson

Please President Hillary Clinton and others, work with our community. Listen to our real needs and actively engage on future advancements. Less Katy Perry, more employment opportunities. If you will do this then I will be happy to say, I was wrong.

Unpaid Interns of the World, Unite! The U.N. and Work in the 21st Century

Omer Aziz | Posted 10.23.2015 | Business
Omer Aziz

In a world where 1.2 billion youth are unemployed across the world, wealth inequality is increasing and work itself has become a scarce opportunity. Payment for work has become a luxury; you can consider yourself lucky if you are able to sell your labor not for money, but for work experience.

Prevention vs. Cure: A New Military Mission and a New Model for Veteran Success

Joel Peterson | Posted 10.16.2015 | Impact
Joel Peterson

Post 9/11 veterans commit suicide more, are homeless more, and are jobless more than their civilian counterparts. Underscoring these bleak outcomes, top policy makers have noted that the "evidence appears to be that [serving in the military] is not an advantage."

Employee Morale: 5 Tips For Happier Employees

John Rampton | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business
John Rampton

How do you keep your team productive? Part of having an incredible work culture, is keeping your employees happy. It will make them more productive by creating a balance. All work and no play can be draining!

Rethinking Employer-Based Benefits

Douglas Holtz-Eakin | Posted 10.13.2015 | Politics
Douglas Holtz-Eakin

Many Americans receive a long list of important benefits through their employers. In part, this is an accident of history. It is also, in part, bad policy.

Body Fascism: The Ugly Truth About Appearance in the Workplace

Martha T.S. Laham | Posted 10.08.2015 | Fifty
Martha T.S. Laham

Can an employee be fired from a job for not adhering to dress codes, not meeting makeup requirements, sporting tattoos or piercings, or for other personal qualities or forms of self-expression? Apparently, yes.

A Future Without Jobs Does Not Equal a Future Without Work

Scott Santens | Posted 10.07.2015 | Impact
Scott Santens

I almost have a basic income above the poverty level. I'm not even there yet, but I can already see where this will lead if everyone else has it too. It's a world not to fear, but to fight every day for, so that's exactly what I do.

Speak Up: Your Voice in the Workplace Matters

Center for Community Change Action | Posted 10.06.2015 | Impact
Center for Community Change Action

Black Americans, in particular, run up against systemic racism and discrimination that keep them from good jobs. The lack of opportunity has reached a crisis level that destabilizes our families and communities, such as in South Central Los Angeles.

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Balance

Marissa Lepor | Posted 10.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Marissa Lepor

Work-life balance: the portmanteau once used in casual conversations has now become an integral component of companies' mission statements and employee interactions. It's like the gluten-free of the health food world -- many claim to value it, but few can describe what it actually means.

An Emerging American Workforce Speaks Out: It's Time to Pay Attention

Stephane Kasriel | Posted 10.05.2015 | Business
Stephane Kasriel

Nearly 54 million men and women are now part of America's independent workforce -- working variously as accountants, computer programmers, translators, designers, health care providers, and more.

The Independent Work Boom: Why it's Good for the U.S. Economy

Gene Zaino | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
Gene Zaino

The future of work is already here, and the innovation and entrepreneurship it will unleash are unprecedented. Will the trend towards independence continue? All signs point to "yes."

Asylum: What You Should Know Before Applying

Umar Akbar Ahmed | Posted 10.01.2015 | Politics
Umar Akbar Ahmed

The United States offers protections to individuals who have suffered persecution, or fear that they will suffer persecution, due to their race, religion, national origin, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group.

Are You Really an Entrepreneur?

Adele Scheele | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
Adele Scheele

Being your own boss is at the heart of the American Dream, and it's no wonder it is such a common fantasy. The idea of ownership taps into our profound longing for freedom. But is it really right for you?

Sitting Pretty: Good-Looking People Make More Money, But It's Not All Roses

Martha T.S. Laham | Posted 09.29.2015 | Fifty
Martha T.S. Laham

To put it plainly, pretty people get paid more, and not just in occupations like modeling, entertainment, sales and marketing, and prostitution. To what extent do good looks matter in the workplace? What physical characteristics are most rewarded? You might be amazed by the answers.

Education and Outcomes: Startup Institute Publishes its Proven Results

Shaun_Johnson | Posted 10.06.2015 | Education
Shaun_Johnson

As the innovation economy continues to push on the concept of traditional education and how it aligns with purposeful careers, many entrants have entered the space. Since 2012, Startup Institute, a career accelerator which I cofounded, has been one of the largest and earliest players.

Creating a 'Contagious' Corporate Culture

Matt Gantz | Posted 09.29.2015 | Business
Matt Gantz

The recent New York Times article on Amazon's "bruising workplace" sparked a firestorm of reaction. While I admire the giant retailer's singular accom...

Availability Is Not a Skill

Richard Moran | Posted 09.28.2015 | Business
Richard Moran

Cruel as it is, the playground rules provide a lesson about hiring. That lesson is: just because you are hanging around and available does not mean you will be picked.

#TGIM: 6 Reasons To Be Jumping For Joy On Mondays (Yes, Mondays)

Vicki Salemi | Posted 09.25.2015 | Good News
Vicki Salemi

While it may feel like #TGIM is pie in the sky dreaming if you don't have all of these items in place, you can certainly be happy on a Monday when you have the majority of what matters most to you intact.

Hiring Guru: Peter Lik -- Artist Through a Lens

David Jensen | Posted 11.05.2015 | Business
David Jensen

I'm honored to present you my interview with the wildly successful fine artist Peter Lik. Already a famous Master Photographer with a place secured in art history, last year Peter Lik Fine Art Photography sold the most expensive photograph ever, "Phantom" for world-record $6.5 million.

5 Reasons You Need a Career Coach

S. Kumar | Posted 09.21.2015 | Business
S. Kumar

Your capabilities go beyond what you learned in college or in your last couple of jobs, but you may not realize it.

Hiring Guru: Jason Greschuk - Booming From Brushes to Brands

David Jensen | Posted 11.05.2015 | Business
David Jensen

Jason Greschuk is an Award Winning Real Estate Investor, Public Speaker, Author, and Internationalist with business centers in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Can...

Hiring Guru: Jon Price -- Seeking PHDs Who Minor in Sports

David Jensen | Posted 11.05.2015 | Business
David Jensen

If you follow me here on Huff Post you know I love interviewing business owners on their successful hiring practices and you know I bring a wide diversity of industries to the table. Today is no different as the similarities and differences of systematic approach to hiring from Billionaires to betting is always intriguing and educational.

Living in the "Ratings Economy": Are You Ready to Get Feedback from Employees?

Josh Bersin | Posted 09.18.2015 | Business
Josh Bersin

We live in a world where everyone with access to the Internet has a voice -- including the ability to rate things they like and don't like. This is all coming to business.