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These Companies No Longer Require A Degree

As the seeming importance of a college education rises, so does the prospect of spending most of your adult life paying for it. Some people don’t have the money or means to do that, but that no longer means their job prospects are also lessened.

Publish date: 10/10/2018

 
IBM Hoping to Bring AI to Every Workplace

The tech giant expects that the new tool will help in the agricultural industry as it can be used to gather and analyze weather data, internet of things tractor data and satellite imagery.

Publish date: 10/10/2018

 
Amazon Upping its Hourly Wage to $15 per Hour

Facing economic and political pressure to better compensate its employees, online retail juggernaut Amazon announced that it will raise its internal minimum wage for all of its U.S. workers to $15 an hour.

Publish date: 10/10/2018

 
Try This Quick Routine to Improve Memory

You’re probably sick of all the news stories and articles about how little we exercise and the benefits we’re missing out on. But some recent research shows that just a small amount of physical activity can help the brain function better.

Publish date: 10/03/2018

 
Dealing with Mounting Paperwork

It’s hard to imagine that in this day and age, people would still be surrounded by so much paper at work. Yet, according to research from NAPO (the National Association of Professional Organizers), the average worker spends an estimated week each year looking for items that are lost or misplaced among the piles of paper that continue to accumulate on our desks.

Publish date: 10/03/2018

 
Changing Careers: What You Should Know, Part 2

Part 2 of Changing Careers: What You Should Know.

Publish date: 10/03/2018

 
Can Intellectual Property Laws Limit Career Mobility?

A law professor contends that non-compete contracts limit an employee’s freedom to change jobs. Adding a company’s ownership of intellectual property to the non-compete restriction imposes even stricter mobility limitation.

Publish date: 10/03/2018

 
More High-skilled Freelancers Earning Six Figure Incomes

A growing number of independent workers with in-demand skills earn six-figure incomes in a year. The most-often-requested skills are in IT, biotechnology and marketing.

Publish date: 10/03/2018

 
Is A Higher Level Degree Going to Help You?

While most recent grads don’t expect a corner office on their first day. But would they stay in school in pursuit of a higher degree knowing that without it, they may never get there?

Publish date: 09/26/2018

 
Being Gross at Work

In news likely to spoil your lunch, particularly if you eat lunch at your desk: the typical office desk is home to 400 times more germs than a standard toilet seat, according to research from the University of Arizona.

Publish date: 09/25/2018