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Survey: College Degrees Still Matter. Sort Of.
Education

Survey: College Degrees Still Matter. Sort Of.

While a college degree opens the door, it's no longer a trump card, finds career website Glassdoor.
Laura Entis
5 Crucial Business Lessons You Learned in High School
Productivity

5 Crucial Business Lessons You Learned in High School

If you're wondering how to further your career, think back to your teen years with these pieces of advice.
Chuck Cohn
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17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter
Education

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Want to be more productive next time you go online? Check out this list of informative sites.
Think College Is Expensive Now? Wait Until July 1.
Education

Think College Is Expensive Now? Wait Until July 1.

Interest rates on federal student loans are set to rise again.
Sharon Epperson
Tech Companies Deserve More Credit for Their Diversity
Workplace Diversity

Tech Companies Deserve More Credit for Their Diversity

The numbers that critics use to paint a damaging picture of Silicon Valley need to be viewed in context.
Ray Hennessey
Going From 'Least Likely to Succeed' and Charting a Path to Prosperity
Overcoming Obstacles

Going From 'Least Likely to Succeed' and Charting a Path to Prosperity

An entrepreneur without a college degree gives his ingredients for overcoming hurdles and learning the skills to run a robust enterprise.
Tariq Farid
In Starbucks' Grand Plan for Employee Education, Who's Paying for What?
Education

In Starbucks' Grand Plan for Employee Education, Who's Paying for What?

The coffee company and partner Arizona State have clarified the parameters of the new college program.
Nina Zipkin
Franchise Players: Helping Her Son Brought This Mother to Franchising
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Helping Her Son Brought This Mother to Franchising

Kristel Thomas was willing to do whatever it took to help her son and other kids overcome their neurological challenges. It led to her becoming a franchisee.
Kate Taylor
Starbucks Finds a Free-Market Solution to Education Costs
Education

Starbucks Finds a Free-Market Solution to Education Costs

An important shift in who actually subsidizes out-of-control tuition inflation seems like a good first step.
Ray Hennessey
Starbucks Will Fund Online College Degrees for Thousands of Employees
Education

Starbucks Will Fund Online College Degrees for Thousands of Employees

College juniors and seniors who work more than 20 hours per week will be eligible to enroll in a tuition-free online program with Arizona State University.
Geoff Weiss
10-Year-Old Boy-Genius is One of the Youngest High School Graduates Ever
Graduation

10-Year-Old Boy-Genius is One of the Youngest High School Graduates Ever

Sacramento, CA's Tanishq Abraham joined Mensa at age four and expects to graduate from college by 12 or 13.
Geoff Weiss
James Dyson: 'Never Be Afraid to Fail'
If I Knew Then

James Dyson: 'Never Be Afraid to Fail'

James Dyson isn't just about vacuums. The inventor is also a pioneer in wearable gadgets and green technology. Through his experiences, the entrepreneur learned the one person he needed to believe in his technology was himself.
Nina Zipkin
Treat Your Corporate Job as an Entrepreneurial Training Program
Starting a Business

Treat Your Corporate Job as an Entrepreneurial Training Program

Aspiring entrepreneurs could learn valuable lessons that would help develop the know-how to run their own companies.
Adam Toren
Obama's Student Loan Measure: What You Should Know.
Student Loans

Obama's Student Loan Measure: What You Should Know.

President Obama has signed an executive order to expand eligibility for income-based repayment plans.
Kelli B. Grant