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How 20 Is The New 30 In Today's Workforce

How 20 Is The New 30 In Today's Workforce

By Gadi Ben-Yehuda What makes today's young professionals different than previous generations? For the past decade at least, Americans have been subject to variations of "40 is the new 30." A mantra that is supposed to allow older people to do the things that had previously been relegated to younger people,... Read More »

Is There Bias Against Young Workers?

Is There Bias Against Young Workers?

By Thursday Bram I get that look a lot when I go into a networking event: the one where someone is obviously wondering who brought their kid with them to a serious business event. I don't do anything to convince potential clients and contacts that I'm older. I routinely have funny-colored hair (this month,... Read More »

Act Professional: What New Grads Need To Know Land A Job

Act Professional: What New Grads Need To Know Land A Job

By Susan Ricker Congratulations on graduating and joining the workforce. Before you spend your first paycheck, start your new job off on the right foot by following these steps for acting professionally at work. Read More »

How To Burn Out By The Time You're 30

How To Burn Out By The Time You're 30

By Ben Fanning Think professionals don't hit job burnout until mid-to-late career? And that the typical professional with burnout already has a couple of kids and a massive mortgage before "the grind" finally gets them? Actually, burned-out careerists come in all ages and management levels. Read More »

A Surprising Way To Ensure Lifelong Employment

A Surprising Way To Ensure Lifelong Employment

By Jessica Stillman It's hard to imagine that most of us have the same problems as actors Zac Efron and Vin Diesel, but according to research out of MIT, many young professionals share a conundrum with the beautiful people of Hollywood. No, sadly, it's not how to fend off too many adoring fans or maintain... Read More »

In Joplin, Young Professionals Hear Call To Serve

In Joplin, Young Professionals Hear Call To Serve

By Alan Scher Zaiger JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) -- One worked in financial services. Another was an insurance agent. A third had recently finished law school and embarked on a legal career. Read More »

The Top 10 Buzzwords of 2011

The Top 10 Buzzwords of 2011

The French are "dynamic," Indians are "effective," Italians are "problem solvers," and people from Singapore have a "great track record" -- at least by their own accounts. The professional network LinkedIn just released the most popular buzzwords on users' profiles for the past year, and reveals the different... Read More »

Warning: 1 In 3 Young Professionals Suffers From This Career-Related Condition

Warning: 1 In 3 Young Professionals Suffers From This Career-Related Condition

By Therese Schwenkler A serious condition is sweeping across the nation. Are you one of the thousands of 20-somethings affected? Dubbed "shoulditis" by medical professionals, this condition is not a joke. Nearly 90 percent of cases have been found to result in severe and sometimes fatal damage to one's... Read More »

Facebook Access More Important Than Salary To Many Young Professionals

Facebook Access More Important Than Salary To Many Young Professionals

Escrow, stock options and the status update. Indeed, as the Facebook generation establishes itself in the American labor market, it appears that its members are bringing their digital sensibilities to bear. Cisco Systems has just released its second annual "Connected World Technology Report." And the study... Read More »

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