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  • Why it's bad that 40% of Americans took no vacation days last year

      

    You get vacation days for a reason -- to take them! But a recent survey found that a staggering 40% of Americans took no vacation in 2015. But what's even worse -- people aren't even...

  • Get a tech degree that lands you a job -- or your money back!

      

    Udacity has a solution to the skills gap that is leaving millions of high-paying jobs unfilled: They'll guarantee you a job or your money back. This degree could really pay off The...

  • 10 high-paying jobs that don't require a college degree

      

    Four years of traditional college aren't required for you to get on a path to a successful career.  Read more: Top 10 jobs in demand right now With student loan...

  • Should the minimum wage be raised?

      

    2015 will be remembered as the year that 14 cities and states approved a minimum wage long considered unthinkable: A whopping $15 an hour! In many cases, there's a four-year phase-in allowing...

  • Now is the time to start looking for a new job

      

    Here's why you should seek new employment now, and where you should start.

  • Networking remains the key to getting a job offer

      

    Great news on the job front for young college grads! New research shows the job market for people graduating next year will be the best in recent memory. Employers project that they'll be...

  • 13 American companies with the best job perks

      

    Looking for a new job? Look no further. Forbes has just released another interesting “best” list. This time, it outlines companies in America that offer the best or most interesting...

  • Applebee's to compensate autistic employee not paid for a year

      

    PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — He's worked for a popular restaurant chain for about a year, but never received a paycheck. But that will soon change for a man in Rhode Island. Read more:...

  • Top 25 jobs for work-life balance

      

    Have you "checked out" at work? If so, you're like seven of 10 Americans on the job, according to the results of a Gallup poll. Less than one in three people are committed and...

  • Top 20 jobs in demand right now

      

    If you're looking for work, yet you don't want to go back to a traditional 4-year college, there's one industry you might want to consider with average pay that's inching up near...

  • More employers "upskilling" their employees

      

    Imagine going from working in maintenance at a hospital moving furniture to a highly paid nursing position. Or from working in a warehouse to working in the corporate office. More employers are...

  • Top 25 happiest companies to work for

      

    CareerBliss, an online career site, just released their list for the 50 happiest companies in America this year. The site ranked each company using eight factors that impact professional...

  • Top 20 jobs with the biggest salary increases this year

      

    Are you a barista? Maybe you're a chef or restaurant cook? If so, you can look forward to a growing bank account. Glassdoor just released a list of the top 20 jobs with the...

  • Sweden switches to 6 hour workday

      

    Have you "checked out" at work? If so, you're like 7 of 10 Americans on the job, according to the results of a Gallup poll. Less than 1 in 3 people are committed and enthusiastic...

  • Should sick leave be mandatory?

      

    In an age when some 40% of people have no sick leave at work, there's a big push to mandate employers to grant it across the country. Yet I think there's a better solution that doesn't...