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The jobs crisis in 2 graphs: 1 totally depressing, 1 only sort of depressing

How has the Great Recession compared to past U.S. recessions? There might be no better graph — er, scarier graph — to answer that question More...

You, a rocket scientist?

How Ariel Waldman hacked her way into NASA–in a good way. A burgeoning space industry may have a job for you, too.

How liberal arts colleges are failing America

When are Americans going to wake up and realize that the 60s and 70s-era nostalgia for the “value” of a college degree is just that More...

To Stay Relevant in a Career, Workers Train Nonstop

The need to constantly adapt is the new reality for anyone whose job is touched by computing — not just to change careers, but simply More...

America’s hidden unemployed: too discouraged to count

When Daniel McCune graduated from college three years ago, he was optimistic his good grades would earn him a job as an intelligence analyst with More...

Is Canada headed for demographic disaster?

Canadian demographer and author David Foot took the Global Business Forum annual gathering on a worldwide trek and forecast the success of nations through his More...

Walmart to hire more than 50,000 for U.S. holiday rush

Wal-Mart Stores Inc plans to hire more than 50,000 seasonal employees to work at its Walmart stores in the United States, slightly more than it More...

Canada heating up as a destination for tech employers

Computer engineer Bryan Gislason had his eyes on California as he graduated from the University of Victoria this spring. “I wanted to work for a More...

Jobless claims drop slightly, but hiring remains sluggish

Fewer Americans filed for jobless benefits in the latest week, government data showed Thursday, but overall the trend of weak hiring remained in place.

The future of working from home

Does your company let you work from wherever you want? If it doesn’t, it may be watching as progress passes it by. The next generation More...

What the heck is a MOOC?

September signifies back-to-school but, despite the best of intentions, I didn’t sign up. I came pretty darn close this year in that I found an More...

Review: “NurtureShock”

The structures that dominate the western educational model have often been attributed to Otto Von Bismarck, the charismatic political and military leader who unified Germany in More...