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Study Finds That Immigration Aids H.S. Graduation Rates For Native-Born Students

Posted 07.03.2012 | Education

Higher levels of immigration increased high-school graduation rates among native-born children, particularly among black students, according to econom...

Beware of the "Ides of Jobs"; Strategies to Recover From Job Adversity

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 01.04.2012 | Business
Wendy N. Powell

We all make mistakes on the job, and occasionally the boss steps in to correct our performance with discipline or a performance improvement plan. It's how you recover from adversity that sets you aside from the rest.

Job Seekers: 11 Ways to Stand Out in the Sea of Competition

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 12.23.2011 | Business
Wendy N. Powell

How do you know that you will be seriously considered for the job? And are you prepared to present yourself in the best light? The answer is also simple: dazzle yourself, and unless you dazzle the reviewer, your candidacy will be ignored.

America's Most Underrated Careers

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.19.2011 | Business

As the debate over job creation in America continues to heat up in Washington, turns out there are several careers worth taking a closer look at. ...

The Competition For Jobs, By The Numbers

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The competition for jobs intensified in May, the government said Tuesday, as employers advertised more positions but the number of ...