With Americans living longer than ever and retiring at the same age as before -- or often electing to retire at an even younger age -- many people will spend a record number of years living in retirement.
As advocates for economic justice, we should celebrate this event and its enduring legacy while striving to make UI work better for today's workers. Sensible steps at both the state and federal levels can help ensure that UI lasts well into the next century.
During my journey, I've had the fortune of meeting a number of ambitious and persistent social entrepreneurs along the way. In this story series, you will hear from some of these indomitable leaders.
It is no coincidence that in the wake of the Arab Spring, investment in youth-related initiatives, especially related to employment, has increased sharply.
With job openings at a 15-year high, workers are in the driver's seat. It's an employee market.
The dark eyes of a young African man met mine the other day for a fleeting moment. Not in person. He was on the news.
There is no shortage of programs to recruit, hire, and retain veterans for civilian employment, but industry leaders such as Verizon have now turned their attention to Women Veterans specifically for the obvious skills, talent, education, training, and qualifications they add to the workforce.
Economic data and financial-asset prices don't always paint the same picture about the health of the economy.
If everyone bred like the Octomom, the population would double every 11 years!* In less than 50 years, then, the population would be 16 times the current bloated level. And you think your ride to work is congested now?
Everyone who has committed time, talent, money and effort to finding solutions to veteran unemployment should take pride that we're making progress as a nation. But, it is important to remember that we still have a lot of work ahead of us.
This year's 2015 G-20 summit will be held in the tourist city of Antalya, Turkey, one of the leading hubs of growth in the region, and a shining star in a flaccid Turkish economy. However, in the backdrop this bustling city is a startling figure: 21.4 percent of youth are unemployed.
How often does this happen? That rare opportunity when, after years of struggle and uncertainty, the storm clouds part and all your hard choices pay off. When the big picture is finally revealed -- and suddenly, it all makes sense.
While discussion for women's workplace rights is rampant, disability employment is still extremely and unjustifiably taboo. This needs to change. An inclusive workforce is better for everybody. Employer and employee alike, we all need to strive for it.
I turned my participation at the National Speakers Association convention into a hybrid getaway this summer. NSA was a transformative learning experience to help me grow my business and a wonderful way to enjoy the sights, sounds, and flavors of Washington, DC.
This month, I continued my conversations with leaders from around the world on today's pressing issues in education -- from the challenges of graduates seeking jobs to the psychological burden of bullying to the Japanese academic community's protests for peace.
The single best move a talented, skilled professional can make is to leave a dead-end job in pursuit of a new title and, of course, a higher salary. If you're seeking a higher salary, job-search sites can be a powerful tool to find opportunities and make new connections.