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40 Years of Research Proves Women Are Better Managers Than Men Because They Tend to Have This Crucial Skill

To create highly engaged workforces you'll have to focus on these 4 key areas.
 
In a Gallup report based on over four decades of research, including the analysis of 27 million employees' responses, female managers outperform their male counterparts when it comes to driving employee engagement. ...




Social Media Expert? 4 Ideas That Will Really Vamp Up Your Online Portfolio

In the past several years, the market for social media marketing experts has grown larger and larger. This same phenomenon, however, has also made that market far more competitive for those who are actually working in it. Here are four great ways you can beef up your social media marketing portfolio and make yourself stand out above your competition. ...




4 Careers That Are Both Fulfilling And Pay The Bills

The vast majority of people spend most of their waking hours at their job. The key to happiness is to find a job that translates into a career that is both fulfilling and can afford a comfortable lifestyle. Following are 4 careers that are both satisfying and have a decent potential salary. ...




We asked Starbucks' new CEO what career advice he'd give his younger self — here's what he said

As Starbucks' new CEO, Kevin Johnson isn't only taking the reigns of one of world's most iconic brands, he's also taking over for one of America's most famous business leaders.In an interview with Business Insider, Johnson called his predecessor Howard Schultz "the iconic merchant of my generation. ...




6 tips for finding a summer job

A summer spent flipping burgers or perched in a lifeguard chair has been a teenage rite of passage -- but not for the current young generation.This year, teen joblessness promises to peak yet again, topping the record of the summer of 2008, when roughly two-thirds of 16- through 19-year-olds were not working, says Joseph McLaughlin, senior research associate of the Center for Labor Market Studies at Northeastern University. ...




A top LinkedIn exec shares 2 lessons he tells the 20-somethings who come to him for career advice

 Over the course of almost a decade, Mike Gamson has become one of the most important people at LinkedIn.As the SVP of Global Solutions, he oversees the talent, marketing, sales, and learning teams, making him responsible for about half of the professional social network's roughly 10,000 employees across 30 countries. ...




How to Set a Realistic Retirement Savings Goal

These strategies will motivate you to keep saving throughout the year.
 

It's intimidating to realize that you might need to save $1 million or more in order to fund a comfortable retirement. A large retirement savings goal can feel unreachable and reduce your motivation to save every month. ...




The job hunting tips no one tells you about

Looking beyond job sites and picking up the phone are some of the ways you can compete in a tough job market
 
Landing the perfect new job is always challenging, so it’s not surprising that candidates scour the internet for hints and tips. ...




Millennials Don’t Need Special Treatment At Work

It seems a lot of managers and business leaders believe they have a ‘millennial problem’ and are scratching their heads over how to incorporate this generation into the workplace.
 
Perhaps the bigger problem is approaching millennials as if they were a monolithic group with uniform needs and desires. ...




A Feminist Icon For The Workplace

Mary Tyler Moore may not mean much, if anything, to millennials, all of whom were born after her TV show went off the air in 1977, but to dinosaur women, that show meant a lot and still does. Many, if not all of us, single women in the 1970s stayed in on Saturday nights to watch the thirty-minute show, which first aired in the fall of 1970. ...