Trends and Business News
A growing number of free services match veteran workers with organizations needing help on a volunteer basis.
There are ways outside the job interview to size up your potential leader.
There are ways to test an idea without spending a ton of money.
There are ways to improve your risk profile and 'alternative' lenders in the meantime.
What the latest research says about finding a new job—or escaping from long-term unemployment.
LinkedIn's diverse sources of revenue is helping the company post strong sales growth—just not as much as Wall Street would like.
A growing number of universities are pushing their graduates to make Web-based portfolios that showcase writing samples and other skills. But employers don't seem interested in these giant résumés.
A new kind of job site matches business-school graduates with firms seeking short-term help and project work.
The SATs weren't just relevant in high school. It turns out that plenty of employers still look at job candidates' old test scores—sometimes decades down the road.
Hunting for jobs, CEOs become just like us; mulling the LinkedIn profile.
Apollo Education is expected to launch a new service, dubbed "Balloon," that will aggregate lists of online courses and explicitly link them to job opportunities.
Sallie Krawcheck says she has big ambitions to transform the 85 Broads network of elite female financiers into a force to improve economic opportunities for women and invest in women-owned businesses.
This week has been a great time to be a young gun on Wall Street. Some of the greenest bankers have been beneficiaries of a frantic race among private-equity firms eager to hire them.
CVs delivered with a pillow, pizza or by stuffed carrier pigeon bring attention but not always gigs.
Wells Fargo said it is cutting another 700 mortgage jobs, as the U.S. home refinancing market continues to cool.
Researchers suspect parents are yelling more. How it hurts a child and how to stop it.
Sharp revenue drops at two major U.S. law firms are highlighting the growing divide between the haves and have-nots in the stressed legal business.
Columnist Sue Shellenbarger answers readers' questions
New academies for butlers are opening doors world-wide, while existing schools are busier than ever. But as the market for talent booms, some established types are fretting about the upstarts and their newfangled ways.
Sue Shellenbarger answers readers' questions.