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1.3 Million Strong and Growing

[Sponsored by AICPA] Why the CPA profession will welcome you with open arms. If you’re wondering whether or not becoming a CPA (Certified Public Accountant) is a smart move in the long-term, fear not. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts employment of accountants and auditors will grow by 22 percent between 2008 and 2018—much faster […]

Over Half of Young Japanese Workers Rely on Parental Support

Young workers in the U.S. could be forgiven for feeling a bit stressed right now, what with unemployment for workers between 16 and 24 years old standing at 20 percent, and numerous books, articles and reports examining a "lost generation" in painful detail. Yet it could be a lot worse – in Japan, the Labor […]

Cocktails at Lunch, Drunk At Work?

Often in your career you will find yourself at a business lunch. This lunch might be one of the following: 1. Casual but with a Co-Worker 2. Business meeting with Co-Worker 3. Inter-company client meeting 4. Inter-company vendor meeting When is it appropriate to have a couple of beers? This question comes up from time […]

Plans for American Jobs

There’s no doubt that the main challenge facing America at this point in time is jobs. There simply aren’t enough new positions being created to fill the needs of the new workers entering the labor force every month, let alone reduce unemployment that continues to hover stubbornly close to 10 percent. The Washington Post is […]

What the Recession Means for Young Workers

As the government releases its August figures for job growth and destruction – the private sector added 67,000 jobs while total jobs decreased by 54,000 – some are closely watching how the economy is affecting the young workers and entrepreneurs who will inherit the nation. The news is grim – every month, 125,000 people enter […]

Some Return to Work, But Get Paid Less

Jobs were not just destroyed during the Great Recession – some were created too, in the endless churn of labor that characterizes the American economy. As young workers and laid-off employees alike struggle back to work, though, many are finding that they must settle for lower pay and prestige in their new positions, reports the […]

Thirty-seven States Add Jobs, But Economy Remains Fragile

For once, it looks as if the best place to look for a job was Detroit – employers in the state of Michigan added 27,800 jobs in July, more than any other state. Most of the big gains were in the north of the country, with Massachusetts, New York and Minnesota trailing the Wolverine State. […]

How to Cope with Rising Unemployment

Unemployment claims increased last week, exceeding the pessimistic estimates of most analysts and putting the future of the economic recovery in doubt. More people are being laid off, after a brief respite during the past few months, and fears of a double-dip are growing. How do you cope in a time of increasing unemployment? When […]

How to Cope with Rising Unemployment

Unemployment claims increased last week, exceeding the pessimistic estimates of most analysts and putting the future of the economic recovery in doubt. More people are being laid off, after a brief respite during the past few months, and fears of a double-dip are growing. How do you cope in a time of increasing unemployment? When […]

Young Adults Redefining Life’s Progress

Young Adults Redefining Life’s Progress A new path to adulthood: That’s the theme of a new article in the New York Times Sunday Magazine. Not a new one, perhaps, but an important one – backed by several key figures. The lives of young people, rich and poor, are volatile. A third of people in their […]