Escalating tuition costs, a weak jobs market and a bounty of recent graduates are chipping away at the notion that professional degrees such M.B.A.s are a given for financial success, reports the Wall Street Journal. The paper reports that while available figures vary by schools and employers, recruiters’ expected median salary for newly hired M.B.A.s […]
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Seventy-three percent of workers are stressed out by at least one thing at work, according to a recent work-stress survey by Harris Interactive (Nasdaq: HPOL) for Everest College. The most stressful jobs, according to a new survey by CareerCast.com, are in the military, and those held by firefighters, commercial airline pilots, and senior corporate and […]
Now that we’re officially into 2013, it’s a good time to take stock of your professional situation and your job goals. That mean, you might just be thinking of quitting your job to focus full time on launching your own company. Venturing off on your own can be an exciting prospect, and it might just […]
Forbes Is ‘Women’s Work’ Rehumanizing Men? Forbes … a nurse in the pediatric intensive care unit at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston . The New York Times reports on the growing phenomenon of men entering into traditionally women’s jobs , like dental assistant, nurse, or schoolteacher.