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  • 10 Fastest Growing Industries In America

    10 Fastest Growing Industries In America

    For years agriculture and manufacturing have been stalling while service sectors have been adding jobs. And that shift will be "cemented" by 2020, according to Nicole Smith, a senior economist at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. Smith is a co-author of a new study that identifies... Continue Reading

  • Top 10 Highest-Paying College Majors

    Top 10 Highest-Paying College Majors

    There's no greater way to ensure a high-paying career than having a degree in the sciences or math-related disciplines. That point has been driven home again, thanks to a new study released Wednesday by the Georgetown University Center on Education and The Workforce. The study examined 2010 and 2011 salaries and... Continue Reading

  • Seattle Barista Matt Watson Fired For Bitter Blog Mocking Customers

    Seattle Barista Matt Watson Fired For Bitter Blog Mocking Customers

    Lots of baristas are disaffected, quietly cursing persnickety customers, and sneaking caffeine or full-fat milk into those patrons' drinks. But if they want to keep a career in customer service, they would be wise to keep their gripes off the Internet. A Seattle coffee shop worker has just been fired after... Continue Reading

  • A Job Interview On Ellipticals? Welcome To The Wellness-Crazed Workplace

    A Job Interview On Ellipticals? Welcome To The Wellness-Crazed Workplace

    When Rachel Cooper went for a job interview at a Maryland company last August, she wasn't sure what to expect. After all, it was her first job interview since graduating from the University of Miami. But the 23-year-old never imagined she'd be fielding questions from an interviewer who was working out on an... Continue Reading

  • Where Did Congress Go To College? [Infographic]

    Where Did Congress Go To College? [Infographic]

    Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum sought to make some political hay last weekend by taking President Obama to task for purportedly saying he wants all Americans to go to college. Speaking to a gathering of some 1,000 conservative activists in Troy, Mich., on Saturday, Santorum called the... Continue Reading