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Migrant Girls Can Accelerate Global Development

Kathy Bushkin Calvin | Posted 10.13.2013 | Impact
Kathy Bushkin Calvin

When a girl pursues a higher level of education, it can increase her wages and her ability to delay an early marriage. Migration can also expose girls to new ideas and norms and provide autonomy that would otherwise be inaccessible.

Tonight on the House Floor: Discussing the Economic Impact of Immigration

Rep. Tony Cardenas | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics
Rep. Tony Cardenas

We're going to start by changing the conversation. It's time to make immigration reform a reality, and it's absolutely time to let people know what that reality will mean for their pocketbooks.

The Forgotten Americans

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 07.05.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

It's time to remember these forgotten Americans -- our brothers and sisters, our neighbors, friends and children -- and to take action to help them. In this time of celebrated patriotism, anything less is hypocrisy.

USAID's New Youth Policy Is Timely and Urgent: Here's Why

Bill Reese | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Bill Reese

New policies and procedures are announced nearly every day in Washington, D.C., often with little notice, and sometimes, deservedly so. However, a new youth policy just released by the U.S. Agency for International Development deserves not only our attention, but real applause.

How to Conduct a Networked Job Search

Aaron Gray | Posted 12.18.2012 | Money
Aaron Gray

Job fulfillment can be leveraged to assess the skills mismatch that many employers claim exists in the country. A great start to tackling this problem can be broken down with the following, distinct steps.

Generation "Why": An Answer for the Era of the Newly-Educated yet Unemployed

Shaun_Johnson | Posted 12.03.2012 | Impact
Shaun_Johnson

Where are all the openings in marketing, creative writing, and general business -- areas they've studied at undergraduate and grad schools? Unfortunately, the current state of the labor market is not prepared to accept them easily, let alone train them to be at the top of their craft.

To Create Jobs, Break The ICE -- Innovate, Collaborate, Educate

Rosabeth Moss Kanter | Posted 08.24.2012 | Impact
Rosabeth Moss Kanter

To keep America strong and Americans working, opportunity must flow to everyone. Regions with lower unemployment and greater growth prospects break the ice by finding the connections between innovation, collaboration, and education -- a flow of resources to create, attract, and grow jobs.

How To Turn A Career 'No' Into A 'Yes'

Forbes Woman | Posted 04.23.2012 | Women

The woman was interviewing for a lucrative position as director of a sales team. After having three great meetings full of lively conversation about h...

40 Years Later: New York City on the Edge

David R. Jones, Esq. | Posted 09.19.2011 | New York
David R. Jones, Esq.

The urban problems of this decade are about black and Latino young men lacking skills and education and not connected to work. The numbers in this category in New York City are staggering.

10 Weird Jobs That Pay Really Well

Wallet Pop | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Finding a job in a recession is difficult, but the jobs are out there. You just have to know where to look, and for some jobs, be willing to think out...

Job Openings Soar To 2.7 Million

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Job openings rose sharply earlier this year, evidence that employers are slowly ramping up hiring as the economy improves. The num...

Would You Want Michael Vick as a Coworker?

Eve Tahmincioglu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eve Tahmincioglu

We're not big on giving ex-cons an employment chance, unless they're Michael Vick or Martha Stewart. The others get their resumes thrown in the trash if a manager finds out they have a record.

How To Live On $0 A Day: Identifying Job Opportunities And Growth Markets In The U.S.

Lesley Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lesley Stern

Crime offers some of the best job opportunities in the United States at this point in history. The more publicity your illegal activity attracts, the higher your earning potential.