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On-Ramp Internships: Opportunity or Exploitation?

Dr. Ruth Nemzoff | Posted 03.28.2014 | Women
Dr. Ruth Nemzoff

By paying these experienced mothers less than market value, we denigrate the importance of skills required of a mother. No mother can succeed at her maternal role without learning to work while completely exhausted, to multitask, to enlist the help of others, and to solve problems.

Report: Rent Prices Shut Out Minimum-Wage Workers In Every State

Posted 03.27.2014 | HuffPost Home

Think the rent is too damn high? Well, it actually is. No matter where you live in the country, a new report says that no full-time worker making mini...

Self-Employment: The Answer for an Aging Workforce and a Sluggish Economy?

Kevin E. Cahill | Posted 03.05.2014 | Business
Kevin E. Cahill

Is self-employment the answer for an aging workforce and a sluggish economy?

Your Kids' First Job: Rags to Riches

Neale Godfrey | Posted 03.05.2014 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

How much of a factor should money be in your children's choice of a career? It's not the first thing they should be thinking about. Work is how they're going to spend a very large portion of the rest of their life. But, on the other hand, they want to be able to buy the occasional iPad.

Learn to Recognize and Savor All Forms of Career Success

Monique Valcour | Posted 02.24.2014 | Business
Monique Valcour

You need to develop the awareness and adaptability to notice, appreciate, and exploit opportunities to enjoy career success in all its different forms, even if the most explicit forms of recognition aren't currently available.

Negotiating Your Salary Without Playing Hardball

Adam Grant | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
Adam Grant

According to conventional wisdom, the best way to boost your salary is to get an offer from a competing employer with a higher salary. But if you've already decided where you want to work, and you're not well along the way with other employers, it's disingenuous to start interviewing elsewhere, not to mention a waste of your time.

Lilly Ledbetter: Celebrating a Champion Still Fighting for Us

Deborah J. Vagins | Posted 03.31.2014 | Women
Deborah J. Vagins

ast night in his State of the Union, the President said he would use his executive authority to expand opportunity for more American families, and that type of action is exactly what we need now to advance pay equality for all workers.

Women Entrepreneurs Are Pretty Happy -- Here's Why

Colleen DeBaise | Posted 03.29.2014 | Women
Colleen DeBaise

The rigid corporate model doesn't accommodate the needs of women, who remain by far the biggest caretakers of children and the elderly.

Why Talking Openly About Money Is Crucial, Not Crass

Jennifer Dziura | Posted 03.29.2014 | Business
Jennifer Dziura

Most of us talk about our sex lives with at least one person we're not having sex with. Yet many of us do not talk about money with anyone at all.

Getting the Salary You Deserve

Gurbaksh Chahal | Posted 03.21.2014 | Business
Gurbaksh Chahal

Surveys show that at least 40 percent of people do not attempt any kind of salary negotiating in their own behalf. If this is you, you could be missing out on a huge income stream year after year.

The 3 Most Important Tips for Women on Negotiating Salary

Carrie Hammer | Posted 03.17.2014 | Women
Carrie Hammer

We as women are often peacekeepers and people pleasers at work. It is often difficult for women to step out of the female archetype of "nice" when negotiating for a promotion, salary, or new role. Here are three things to remember.

Ladies, Turn Your Resolutions Into Gold

Kim Keating | Posted 03.15.2014 | Women
Kim Keating

Negotiating can be awkward and many people (managers and employees) avoid it like the plague. But it doesn't have to be uncomfortable, and for many, if you don't raise the issue of compensation, your manager surely won't.

Kathryn Sollmann: 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Working at a Non-Profit

Kathryn Sollmann | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Kathryn Sollmann

Moving from one industry to another can be difficult, but the move from a corporation to a non-profit is a cultural shift. When you find the right fit you'll be in the position to help your own career -- and many others in need.

A Million Dollar Opportunity for Mothers

George Halvorson | Posted 02.09.2014 | Education
George Halvorson

We can now predict with a high level of accuracy by age three which children will be able to read.

Proposal To Curb CEO Pay REJECTED

Reuters | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

(Refiled to add dropped word "is" in 4th paragraph) * Outrage over rising income inequality behind proposal * Initiative...

Visualizing the Yearly Salary of Professional Athletes, NBA Players Average $5+ Million a Year

VisualNews.com | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
VisualNews.com

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Meaningful Work Doesn't Always Mean Compromising on Salary

Aubrey Bach | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Aubrey Bach

Figure out what it is about a possible career path that you really find rewarding and don't assume that you get bonus points for smaller paychecks and you might stumble upon a career path that makes the world a better place and pays the bills.

Why You Should Really Ask For A Raise

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.23.2013 | Business

Negotiating for a 4-percent raise every three years can boost your earnings by $1,037,773 over a 45-year career, researchers at career website Salary....

Go Bonus: It's More Important Now Than Ever

Ed Lawler | Posted 11.20.2013 | Business
Ed Lawler

Some organizations have already converted salary increases to bonus payments. But quite a few are still procrastinating, perhaps with the hope that inflation will give them more of a chance to give larger pay increases that are based on performance.

The Tipping (Jar) Point

Jack Amiel | Posted 11.13.2013 | Business
Jack Amiel

In the last two decades, management and corporations have done better and workers have done worse. By way of the jar, bosses have found a way to keep their prices low, their profits high and pass part of their staffing costs onto consumers.

What Your Manager Fears Most When You Ask for a Raise

Kim Keating | Posted 08.07.2013 | Business
Kim Keating

If you are being underpaid compared to others doing similar work or you could get a higher salary elsewhere, you have a valid argument for requesting an increase.

Internet-Powered Jobs Transform Impoverished Youth into Lifelong Workers

Charu Adesnik | Posted 09.29.2013 | Impact
Charu Adesnik

Let's put this into perspective: When we talk about underserved populations in developing countries, we are talking about people who are living on less than $3 a day. They may have never had a formal job and most likely have, at most, a high school education. They don't have a bank account, they may live in a slum, and they may not have enough money to eat three meals a day.

Better Ways to Look for a Job and Ask for a Raise

Brazen Life | Posted 08.25.2013 | College
Brazen Life

Securing the career you want at the pay you deserve is already a difficult task. By incorporating some data hacks into your job search, you can "tip the scales" in your favor.

Women Want Equality, Not Parity

Hadley Heath | Posted 08.19.2013 | Women
Hadley Heath

It's limited resources, not gender, that typically holds us back from getting what we want, whether it's a corner office in the C-Suite, an additional shift at Wendy's or an extra week of vacation each summer.

The 1-Minute Method for Negotiating Like a Boss

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 08.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

Whenever we think about our goals in terms of potential gains, we automatically (often without realizing it) become more comfortable with risk and less sensitive to concerns about what could go wrong.