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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

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 09.25.2016 | 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 09.22.2016 | 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 09.21.2016 | 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 09.20.2016 | 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 09.20.2016 | 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 09.18.2016 | 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.

Why You Should Never Work at a Startup

Brian de Haaff | Posted 09.18.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

As a graduating senior, you have put time and energy into success. You studied hard, got the right grades, and will earn your degree from one of the world's most prestigious universities. You can do anything -- what choice will you make next?

Hiring Guru: Frank Fernandez - Boston Lawyer

David Jensen | Posted 09.18.2016 | Business
David Jensen

"I play the main role in all hiring decisions. Hiring the right team player is everything. The only way to know that a new hire is a team player that can be empowered to achieve the best results is to be the one that sets his expectations and goals during the hiring process."

Deaf Protestors in DC Demand the Opportunity to Work

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 09.16.2016 | Impact
Lydia L. Callis

Deaf people want to work and they deserve to feel successful. They are tired of enduring the same oppressive practices that the ADA was supposed to protect against.

Lawmakers Seek To Make Federal Hiring Practices Fairer To Former Convicts

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 09.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced legislation Thursday that prohibits federal agencies and contractors from asking about the cr...

Hiring Guru: Karl Jobst, DDS - Smile in the Interview

David Jensen | Posted 09.07.2016 | Business
David Jensen

Karl Jobst, DDS is the owner of the trusted, successful Grand Lake Dental in Grove, OK. Dr. Jobst grew up a small-town, all American farm boy, who d...

It's Time to Focus on Your Career Future

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 09.06.2016 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Summer vacations have ended and the kids are back in school so it's a great time to prioritize your professional journey. According to a global LinkedIn study, September is one of the best months of the year to get promoted.

Hospitality sector: A closer look at trends and concerns - What hiring managers should know

Lisa Schwarz | Posted 09.04.2016 | Business
Lisa Schwarz

The world of travel is changing - the sector is booming again, chains such as Air BnB have become the largest and most successful corporations in the business today. Travel websites are exploding with traffic.

Can Your Boss Tell Your Spouse 'Tough Luck' on Healthcare?

Corey Prachniak | Posted 09.07.2016 | Queer Voices
Corey Prachniak

The Obama administration can do more to make sure same-sex couples get access to care. In the five years since Congress passed the Affordable Care Act, the administration has yet to get its act together and issue regulations to define what "sex-based discrimination" means in Section 1557 of the law.

Hiring Guru: Marty Fisher - Seeking the X-factor

David Jensen | Posted 09.04.2016 | Business
David Jensen

Martin Fisher is a creative thinker and problem solver at heart, he is Sherpa Marketing's "Big Idea" front-runner and their President. Marty believes ...

Employers Take Note: People with Autism Ideally Suited to Fill Critical STEM Jobs

Carol Glazer | Posted 09.04.2016 | Education
Carol Glazer

Is it just me, or do you also feel like it's only a matter of time until an account gets hacked and all of your personal data stolen? Seemingly each w...

These Are The Fastest Growing Jobs In The U.S.

24/7 Wall St. | Jenny Che | Posted 09.04.2015 | Business

Some occupations are better positioned to capitalize on economic, demographic, and workplace trends than others. From 2005 through 2014, for example, ...

Are There Enough Jobs? Depends Who You Ask.

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 09.06.2015 | Business

Job growth in August continued apace with recent trends, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday. But consistency does ...

Americans Overwhelmingly Support A Vacation Mandate

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.04.2015 | Politics

There is no law guaranteeing U.S. workers paid vacation, but the vast majority of Americans think there should be one, according to a new HuffPost/You...

Can Employers Help Workers Better Manage Their Money?

Andrea Levere | Posted 09.03.2016 | Business
Andrea Levere

Despite an improved economy and rising employment, the picture is far from rosy for the average low- to moderate-income worker. Wages have stagnated or fallen. One in four jobs pays a low-wage of less than $23,283 a year and often lacks benefits.