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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,…

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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

By Courtney Connley

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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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New Report Gives NFL a Grade A for Racial Hiring and C Plus for Gender Hiring

This is the league's sixth consecutive year receiving an A for racial hiring practices

The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports releases its hiring report and gives the…

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Does Lower Unemployment Mean Higher Interest Rates?

Employment report shows modest job creation and lower unemployment

“One of the objectives of raising interest rates is actually to put a hold…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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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Keli Goff: Media Maven Talks Career Autonomy, Financial Security, and Social Change

Successful multiplatform storyteller talks about the intersection of art and life

Successful multiplatform storyteller talks about the intersection of art and life.

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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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Pay-Gap Pushing More Women into Multiple Jobs Than Men

Economist sees trend continuing

A survey conducted by Economic Policy Institute economist Valerie Wilson found that women are more…

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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…

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3 Job Search Apps That Work Almost Like Online Dating

Use these latest apps to find your perfect job match

Three job search apps that help to ease the process of landing your dream job.

By Courtney Connley

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Entrepreneurs' Organization Signs Partnership with Microsoft

Microsoft to Cut 7,800 Jobs

Layoffs expected to take place mostly within the company's phones unit

In a memo released Wednesday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced the company plans to cut…

By Courtney Connley

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10 Highest Paying Jobs that Don’t Require a Degree

See what jobs you can make money in without stepping foot on a college campus

The highest paying jobs that don’t require employees to have a college degree.

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[STUDY] Women of Color in STEM Discriminated Against in the Workplace

Harvard Business Review finds key factors that push women away from STEM careers

A study released by Harvard Business Review finds five key factors that push women away…

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