Higher Job Creation in the Collar Counties Than in Illinois as a Whole For the 16th month in a row, Illinois unemployment fell in June in all metro ar...
That machines may someday reduce the size if the workforce and require a different skill set is not a new concern. The disruptions are coming sooner, and we more urgently need to determine what we can do, and what the role for government should be, which can make the transition somewhat less difficult.
For cities across the Global South with rapidly-growing populations, youth are widely seen as holding the keys to the future. At the same time, however, they typically face higher rates of unemployment than the rest of the population.
Young people need extracurricular activities to help them develop into well-rounded adults. However, if students want to get the most out of college, they need to engage in these activities but not allow them to become a distraction from their academic endeavors.
Like many people following the negotiations between Greece and its creditors, I was inclined to see Wolfgang Schauble, Germany's finance minister, as the villain of the story. Schauble did not argue for throwing Greece out of the euro simply as a punitive measure, although he quite obviously disapproved of the way Greece had run its budget and its economy.
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.
Retirement prospects seem grim for Millennials, but they're especially tough for first-generation Latinos from mixed immigrant status families. Yet as a young Latina, I'm more worried about my family's retirement prospects than my own.
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.
If Greece's creditors seek to help the country eventually stand on its own two feet, it should provide the debt relief that could make Greek products more competitive internationally. Supporting businesses is one side of the equation. The other part is investing in human capital.
All things considered, the major equity markets of the world have been fairly orderly for the past year and a half. That is, all except the Chinese market.
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.
We know that global growth and poverty reduction over the next 20 years will be driven by today's young people. Access to productive employment is the most effective way to capitalize on the growth dividend. Investing in youth employment -- especially for the most disadvantaged -- will reap huge economic rewards.
Not only will there be fewer jobs for people doing manual work, but the jobs of knowledge workers will also be replaced by computers. Almost every industry and profession will be impacted, and this will create a new set of social problems -- because most people can't adapt to such dramatic change.
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.
As a region, Latin America would benefit from hosting more conversations like this -- explorations about the future and bringing social enterprises from a niche concept to the core of what defines business success.
It should not have come as a surprise that the majority of Greek voters opted not to accept more externally-imposed austerity, by voting "no" in Sunda...