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Millions of older Americans are holding fast to their jobs, even though they could afford to retire. But walking away just might be the best thing for their health and happiness.
Unemployment rates for both New York state and New York City both dropped in September, according to the state Department of Labor
Amid dueling meetings and scarce space, companies try new ways to ease competition for space.
Only a few hospitals in the U.S. are currently treating Ebola patients, but health-care workers around the country are on edge. Issues around communication, training and even pay are cropping up.
Evaluate the sources of gossip, the nature of rumors and their potential damage when you are the subject of the rumor mill at work. Experts offer techniques for silencing the whispers.
The payoff from college is in finishing. There is little or no difference in wages among 20- to 24-year-olds who graduated high school and those who completed some college but aren’t enrolled anymore.
Employer wellness programs have proliferated in recent years. But employers are treading carefully when it comes to toughened wellness programs, lawyers and benefits executives say.
One of the most important early decisions for a company founder is whether to form a founding team.
Amateur enthusiasts are taking rigorous wine-certification courses from the industry’s prestigious Court of Master Sommeliers.
Litigator Jami Wintz McKeon officially became the first female chair at law firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, and white-collar litigator Therese Pritchard became the first at Bryan Cave.
In an interview, Sunil Kumar, dean of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, emphasizes the school's flexible curriculum and says it is committed to equipping students for a wide array of careers.
New Hampshire employer, hungry for engineers, helps create a program to build skills locally.
Facing increased demand for critical C-suite players, many employers are trying harder to accommodate executives wary about a distant job.
Personality tests in the hiring process have sparked scrutiny, with some companies scaling back and civil-rights groups claiming the tests could constitute workplace discrimination.
Though the number of women in the military has surged, health care and other services for them haven't kept pace, a new report says.
More boards are heeding activist demands to bring on more members with industry experience—and get rid of some without it.
How do you make a legitimate excuse without sounding lame? Certain types of excuses, used sparingly, can avert career damage, research shows.
A lawsuit against Major League Baseball and its 30 teams says minor-league players make less than required by state and federal laws governing minimum wage and overtime.
You don't have to sacrifice your personal style to dress well for an interview, says Keri Ferry, founder and chief executive officer of 25 Bedford, a new clothing line aimed at working women.
How to rise above the dreary rounds of networking and breakout sessions and get more out of a conference.