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Postponing Motherhood Boosts Women's Pay, Study Says

Postponing Motherhood Boosts Women's Pay, Study Says

"A year of delayed motherhood is found to increase career earnings by 9 percent, work experience by 9 percent, and average wage rates by 3 percent," so says a study just published by Journal of Population Economics. The study, "The Effects of Motherhood Timing on Career Path," was written by Amalia R.... Read More »

Does Your 'Astrological Sign' Shape Your Career?

Does Your 'Astrological Sign' Shape Your Career?

Bored at work? AOL Jobs will be publishing a career quiz every week to keep you entertained. This quiz was so popular with readers when it originally ran that AOL is republishing it. By Debra Auerbach Ever since I was a little girl, I've had an artistic side. Growing up, on any given day you might... Read More »

Quiz: Could Numerology Help You Find A Better Job?

Quiz: Could Numerology Help You Find A Better Job?

Bored at work? This summer, AOL Jobs will be publishing a career quiz every week to keep you entertained. Read More »

Make Your Own Rules and Find Success in an Unconventional Career Path

Make Your Own Rules and Find Success in an Unconventional Career Path

Some people just aren't hardwired for the traditional workplace. If you get bored easily, have many interests, like to take risks and prefer to make your own rules, then you may be one of them. So what's an unconventional worker like you to do? Well, you can either suffer through decades of being someone's... Read More »

Career Crystal Ball: Where Will Your Job Take You?

Career Crystal Ball: Where Will Your Job Take You?

By Bridget Quigg Would you consider your career path "typical?" Did you move step-by-step from an assistant to a senior director in the same company? Or did you zig-zag from salesperson to set designer to sea captain? Online salary database PayScale.com decided to take a look at the many leaps, steps and sharp... Read More »

Career Path: How I Got a Job in Public Relations

Career Path: How I Got a Job in Public Relations

In 1998, I was one of many eager college graduates who proudly marched across the stage with a bachelor's degree in my hand and lofty career ambitions in my head. At that time, there wasn't a major in public relations so I ended up with a degree in communications. Nevertheless, I stayed focused on my goal of... Read More »

Job Burnout: Signs You Need a Change

Job Burnout: Signs You Need a Change

CareerBuilder.com There comes a time in every professional's career when it is best to make a change. Being able to recognize burnout and know when to leave a company can keep you from finding yourself at a dead end later in your career. But how do you know when it's time to move on? The following quiz,... Read More »

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