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Bet You Won't Guess the Happiest State in America

Bet You Won't Guess the Happiest State in America

A recent Gallup poll ranked the 50 states in terms of wellbeing.
Laura Entis
The Best Jobs in the U.S. Aren't the Ones You'd Expect
Leadership

The Best Jobs in the U.S. Aren't the Ones You'd Expect

U.S. News released its list of the 100 Best Jobs of 2014. Here's some of the most unexpected careers that reached the top spots.
Kate Taylor
Actually, Mr. President, That Art History Degree Is Pretty Helpful
Growth Strategies

Actually, Mr. President, That Art History Degree Is Pretty Helpful

By discounting the value of a four-year degree, President Obama misses a path to success clearly laid out in economic data.
Ray Hennessey
How Both Parties Were Wrong About Obamacare and Jobs
Growth Strategies

How Both Parties Were Wrong About Obamacare and Jobs

The latest jobs report is showing the impact of Obamacare on employment. Turns out, a lot of pundits' predictions were wrong.
Ray Hennessey
What Keeps a City's Startup Scene Hot? Cambridge Shares Its Secrets.
Technology

What Keeps a City's Startup Scene Hot? Cambridge Shares Its Secrets.

Tech firms don't just fall from the sky; the nation's leading hubs foster a favorable business climate for innovation. But, as those in Cambridge, Mass., will tell you, the rest is up to the locals.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
LinkedIn Buys Another Startup, Its Largest Acquisition So Far
Marketing

LinkedIn Buys Another Startup, Its Largest Acquisition So Far

This latest deal rings in at $120 million in cash and stock.
Jason Fell
As More Workers Drop Out, We Need a Better Solution
Growth Strategies

As More Workers Drop Out, We Need a Better Solution

The latest report from the CBO shows Obamacare will rob America of 2.3 million workers. It is time for a philosophical, business-driven change in mindset.
Ray Hennessey
The Ultimate Social Media Guide to Getting a Job (Infographic)
Growth Strategies

The Ultimate Social Media Guide to Getting a Job (Infographic)

Increasingly, employers are checking out social media profiles -- and not just to find potentially incriminating photos of job applicants.
Kevin Allen
Stop Pressuring Companies to Raise Wages
Growth Strategies

Stop Pressuring Companies to Raise Wages

Despite the rhetoric, companies are making workers' lives better and continue to help our economic growth.
Ray Hennessey
Uncommon Wisdom for the Entrepreneurial Generation
Leadership

Uncommon Wisdom for the Entrepreneurial Generation

The most unemployed generation in history - Gen Y - has been sold a bill of goods, but not in the way you might think.
Steve Tobak
Why You Should Revolt Against the 'Robot Uprising'
Technology

Why You Should Revolt Against the 'Robot Uprising'

Machines have the potential to wipe out 47 percent of the U.S. workforce -- unless small business can help stop them.
John Patrick Pullen
Why Our Job Market Is Dying Before Our Eyes
Growth Strategies

Why Our Job Market Is Dying Before Our Eyes

The latest jobs numbers prove a point: Putting government policy over business interests has been a disastrous failure for the American worker.
Ray Hennessey
What Types of Entrepreneurs Become Employers?
Starting a Business

What Types of Entrepreneurs Become Employers?

If a small-business owner is going to hire any employees at all, chances are he or she will do so in the first three years, according to a new study.
Laura Entis
Good News: Private Sector Hiring Jumps in November
Growth Strategies

Good News: Private Sector Hiring Jumps in November

The latest ADP employment report shows the private sector added 215,000 new jobs in November, more than the 173,000 jobs economists were expecting.
Jeff Cox