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Kickstarter has crowdfunded a better economy, creating more than 300,000 jobs

Kickstarter has crowdfunded a better economy, creating more than 300,000 jobs

Digital Trends - Kickstarter has been in the business of bringing dreams to market since 2009, but according to a new study from the b corp and the University of Pennsylvania, it's brought a lot more to life t…

The Biggest Factor in a Divorce? The Husband's Job Status

The Biggest Factor in a Divorce? The Husband's Job Status

Credit.com - The biggest factor in a divorce, according to a new study, may surprise you.

Want a Raise? These 25 Jobs Have Rising Pay – and Employers Who Are Hiring

Want a Raise? These 25 Jobs Have Rising Pay – and Employers Who Are Hiring

The Fiscal Times - You’ve heard that the top 1 percent of wage earners have taken the lion’s share …

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  • Kickstarter has crowdfunded a better economy, creating more than 300,000 jobs
    Kickstarter has crowdfunded a better economy, creating more than 300,000 jobs

    Kickstarter has been in the business of bringing dreams to market since 2009, but according to a new study from the b corp and the University of Pennsylvania, it's brought a lot more to life than just …

    Kickstarter has crowdfunded a better economy, creating more than 300,000 jobs

    Kickstarter has been in the business of bringing dreams to market since 2009, but according to a new study from the b corp and the University of Pennsylvania, it's brought a lot more to life than just projects and dreams.

  • The Biggest Factor in a Divorce? The Husband's Job Status
    The Biggest Factor in a Divorce? The Husband's Job Status

    The biggest factor in a divorce, according to a new study, may surprise you.

    The Biggest Factor in a Divorce? The Husband's Job Status

    The biggest factor in a divorce, according to a new study, may surprise you.

  • Well-Paid CEOs Do a Lousy Job, Report Finds

    Based on these findings, MSCI reached a stark conclusion: “Has CEO pay reflected long-term stock performance? In fact, even after adjusting for company size and sector, companies with lower total summary …

    Based on these findings, MSCI reached a stark conclusion: “Has CEO pay reflected long-term stock performance? In fact, even after adjusting for company size and sector, companies with lower total summary CEO pay levels more consistently displayed higher long-term investment returns. What is your take on CEO pay?

  • Changing Jobs? Don't Forget About Your Retirement Plan.

    One thing that can be easily overlooked during the transition is your retirement plan. If you are making a change in your work life, there are five important things you should think about with regards …

    One thing that can be easily overlooked during the transition is your retirement plan. If you are making a change in your work life, there are five important things you should think about with regards to your retirement savings. Think about what you want to do with your retirement account.

  • 6 Overlooked Mistakes That May be Costing You an Interview

    When we submit a resume for a position, for better or worse, we are being judged on much more than the merit of our work experience. Some of them may not even be readily classifiable as mistakes, but …

    When we submit a resume for a position, for better or worse, we are being judged on much more than the merit of our work experience. Some of them may not even be readily classifiable as mistakes, but are major issues that make identifying your resume and tying it to you more difficult. What is the file name of your r …

  • Help! My coworker's obsession with Donald Trump is making me hate my job

    Ask the Insider columnist Ashley Lutz answers all your work-related questions, including the...

    Ask the Insider columnist Ashley Lutz answers all your work-related questions, including the...

  • This NFL linebacker spent the offseason working in venture capital

    The New York Jets return to training camp today in New Jersey, which marks the end of whatever the team’s players did during the offseason. Josh Martin, who signed with the Jets in November, spent the …

    The New York Jets return to training camp today in New Jersey, which marks the end of whatever the team’s players did during the offseason. Josh Martin, who signed with the Jets in November, spent the spring and summer interning at a tech venture capital firm in New York City. It’s a smart move by a player who recognizes …

  • Out of the Ordinary Places to Look for Job Postings

    From pictures highlighting the work environment to employees having fun, companies are luring candidates with photos and creative job postings in many places besides the job boards. Another reason is …

    From pictures highlighting the work environment to employees having fun, companies are luring candidates with photos and creative job postings in many places besides the job boards. Another reason is to meet candidates where they are active. Recruiters have found that candidates are more selective and want more information …

  • Want a Raise? These 25 Jobs Have Rising Pay – and Employers Who Are Hiring

    You’ve heard that the top 1 percent of wage earners have taken the lion’s share of income growth in recent years, but it appears there’s also a top tier of jobs that are feeling most of the benefits from …

    Want a Raise? These 25 Jobs Have Rising Pay – and Employers Who Are Hiring

    You’ve heard that the top 1 percent of wage earners have taken the lion’s share of income growth in recent years, but it appears there’s also a top tier of jobs that are feeling most of the benefits from ...

  • 6 Awesome Jobs for People With ADHD

    Growing up with both a mom and a sibling with ADHD, I typically thought of ADHD folks as people who constantly fidget, are hyperactive, start — but don’t finish — projects, lack focus and struggle in …

    Growing up with both a mom and a sibling with ADHD, I typically thought of ADHD folks as people who constantly fidget, are hyperactive, start — but don’t finish — projects, lack focus and struggle in a structured work (and/or school) environment. My doctor explained that it’s not unusual for people with ADHD to develop …

  • The 25 highest-paying jobs in America

    Want to earn the big bucks? Here's where the money's at.

    The 25 highest-paying jobs in America

    Want to earn the big bucks? Here's where the money's at.

  • Election a two-ring circus, but focus should be on jobs, Janus Capital CEO says

    The candidate who does a better job on security and jobs should get elected to the White House, Janus Capital CEO Dick Weil says.

    Election a two-ring circus, but focus should be on jobs, Janus Capital CEO says

    The candidate who does a better job on security and jobs should get elected to the White House, Janus Capital CEO Dick Weil says.

  • Minorities, women often hit hard during layoffs: study

    A new study says that when companies slash jobs, it is often women and minorities who disproportionately get the axe.

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    A new study says that when companies slash jobs, it is often women and minorities who disproportionately get the axe.

  • What Do Americans Do All Day? New Adds to Master List of U.S. Jobs

    In corporate America, data scientists and project managers are in high demand. The BLS has released proposed changes to the 2010 Standard Occupational Classification Manual, which lists the jobs that …

    In corporate America, data scientists and project managers are in high demand. The BLS has released proposed changes to the 2010 Standard Occupational Classification Manual, which lists the jobs that are held by the vast majority of American workers. The revisions offer a snapshot of how the labor market has changed in …

  • Job-Hopping Executives No Longer Pay Penalty

    Corey Heller often finds himself ordering fresh business cards. The human resources executive has switched employers nine times since 1996—and spent less than three years at six of those workplaces.  …

    Corey Heller often finds himself ordering fresh business cards. The human resources executive has switched employers nine times since 1996—and spent less than three years at six of those workplaces. In any other era, the 51-year-old Mr. Heller would be viewed as an unstable job hopper. But today, that stigma is starting …

  • The editor in chief of a magazine that reaches millions worldwide shares her best career advice

    Robbie Myers has been the editor in chief of Elle Magazine in the US for more than 15 years. The...

    Robbie Myers has been the editor in chief of Elle Magazine in the US for more than 15 years. The...

  • Higher education still worth the money, new research suggests

    Graduates of Canadian universities and colleges tend to see their salaries rise quickly over time, new research out of the University of Ottawa suggests. A study published Tuesday looked at income data …

    Hot Weather Continues Throughout The UK

    Graduates of Canadian universities and colleges tend to see their salaries rise quickly over time, new research out of the University of Ottawa suggests. A study published Tuesday looked at income data for 620,000 graduates of 14 Canadian universities and colleges between 2005 and 2013 to gauge the impact of higher education …

  • How Networking Pays: Not Just a Job, but More Money, Too

    You may have heard the oft-repeated statistic that 80 percent of jobs are filled through networking. It turns out that networking not only helps you find a job, but results in better pay, too. Research …

    How Networking Pays: Not Just a Job, but More Money, Too

    You may have heard the oft-repeated statistic that 80 percent of jobs are filled through networking. It turns out that networking not only helps you find a job, but results in better pay, too. Research published last week by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis found that workers who landed jobs through networking earned …

  • Want a Higher-Paying Job? Learn These Top Salary Negotiation Strategies

    Three-quarters of employees who request a raise get one, according to PayScale. Those are pretty awesome odds -- so awesome that you can't afford not to ask for more money when you feel you deserve it, …

    Three-quarters of employees who request a raise get one, according to PayScale. Those are pretty awesome odds -- so awesome that you can't afford not to ask for more money when you feel you deserve it, ...

  • How to Negotiate Salary Without Getting Your Job Offer Pulled

    Plus, there have been a few widely publicized stories of employers pulling offers after a candidate tried to negotiate, like the 2014 report about a college professor who lost a job offer after she asked …

    Plus, there have been a few widely publicized stories of employers pulling offers after a candidate tried to negotiate, like the 2014 report about a college professor who lost a job offer after she asked for a fairly lengthy list of changes to the offer. Most importantly, know this: If you handle the negotiation reasonably …