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Millennials

A State-by-State Breakdown of How Much Millennials Earn Across the U.S.

Millennials today earn $2,000 less than what young adults did in 1980

A breakdown of the median annual salary of millennials across the U.S.

By Courtney Connley

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10 Companies That Boast Strong Job Opportunities for Veterans

Victory Media spotlights the top companies that hire and retain veterans

Victory Media, the originator of the veterans career resource and education site, Military Friendly, has…

By Courtney Connley

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Black Unemployment Rate Nearly Double the National Average

A tale of two economies in most recent report

The Labor Department recently reported that the economy created 271,000 new jobs in October and…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Foreign-Born Blacks More Likely to Be Self-Employed Than U.S.-Born Blacks

Research also finds gap in self-employed professionals creating hiring opportunities

Among the self-employed, more telling numbers came from their research when broken down by ethnicity,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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One Country’s Bold Approach to End Discrimination in the College and Job Application Process

UK Prime Minister David Cameron announces "name blind" application process

United Kingdom’s Prime Minister announces plans to enforce a “name blind” college and job application…

By Courtney Connley

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Is Your College Degree Still Worth the Investment in Today’s Job Market?

A look at what degrees lead to financial security

A look at what degrees are providing a return on investment in today’s job market

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Checkmate: Solving the Problem of Employee Retention

The best employers know how to attract and keep their most valued assets

Human resource strategies for retaining key employees, and solving the problem of employee retention.

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to Push for $15 Minimum Wage Hike

If approved, New York will have the highest state minimum wage in the country

Gov. Andrew Cuomo will announce a $15 minimum wage hike for all workers in the…

By Courtney Connley

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Dating Site eHarmony Wants to Help You Find Your Perfect Job Match

Dating service launches new career matching website

Dating site eHarmony announces new career site that matches professionals with their next best employer.

By Courtney Connley

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The 25 Best Jobs for Millennials

Find out which jobs are worth the college investment

The advocacy group Young Invincibles releases a report that highlights the top 25 jobs for…

By Courtney Connley

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An Inside Peek at the Outrageous Pay Gap Between CEOs and Employees

Report finds, on average, CEOs earn 204 times the median pay of their employees

Career review site Glassdoor releases report on the outrageous pay gap between CEOs of companies…

By Courtney Connley

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The Alarming Health Effects of Working Overtime

Studies show increased health risks and decrease in productivity

Studies find increased health risks for professionals who work overtime.

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Chipotle to Hire 4,000 New Employees at First-Ever National Career Day

Fast-food restaurant pledges to boost employment opportunities across the U.S.

Chipotle to hold its first-ever National Career Day with the goal to hire 4,000 new…

By Courtney Connley

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Baltimore Creates an Additional 3,000 Summer Jobs for City’s Youth Following Freddie Gray Riots

City officials launch nonprofit to help improve job opportunities for youth

Following the Freddie Gray riots that erupted earlier this year, Baltimore has created 3,000 additional…

By Courtney Connley

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Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, Rapper Common, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on the Effects of Youth Unemployment

Schultz sheds light on the racial injustices minority youth face when seeking employment

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, Rapper Common, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel talk about the adverse…

By Courtney Connley

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Starbucks-Led Initiative Kicks off Youth Job Fair in Chicago

Job fair expected to serve at least 3,000 pre-registered Chicago youth

Starbucks-led 100,000 Opportunities Initiative kicks off in Chicago with plans to grant thousands of young…

By Courtney Connley

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Ryan Glen, iPhone app developer and creator of the Bizibid website

Builder of New Website Creates Employment Opportunities

Founder Ryan Glen Golphin says finding employment for young black men was his main motivation

Bizibid, which launched July 11, has the potential to link millions of job seekers around…

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Brooklyn Law School to Refund Graduates Who Can’t Find a Job

The new program will go into effect for the incoming 2015 class

Brooklyn Law School announces its plan to refund 15 percent of total tuition paid to…

By Courtney Connley

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Burned Down Ferguson Convenience Store Now a Community Job Center

New facility aims to employ 500 youth by the end of the summer

The QuikTrip convenience store that burned down a year ago in Ferguson amid protests has…

By Courtney Connley

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Starbucks and Other Major Companies Pledge Job Opportunities for 100,000 Unemployed Youth

Campaign to hold its first youth job fair in Chicago with the help of rapper Common

Starbucks teams up with executives from 16 other companies to create job opportunities to 100,000…

By Courtney Connley

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