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Corporate America is still an all boys club as women fall behind

The glass ceiling was not completely shattered by Hillary Clinton, the woman many thought would be the first female president of the United States. Donald Trump became president and since then there have been hits against equal pay, birth control and child care. Eyes have been on the corporate...

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 3:23pm

These are the cities where women are closing the gender gaps

With International Women’s Day and the “A Day Without a Woman” strike upon us, thousands of women across the country are uniting to shine a spotlight on women’s achievements — and issues.Women continue to fight many of the same battles they’ve been fighting since the first International Women's Day...

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 9:40pm

Find a job as an emoji translator

Communicating with emojis has become one of the most popular ways to express ourselves online and with our mobile devices. Now, you can have a job translating them.London-based translation and interpreting company Today Translations recently posted a job opening for an “Emoji Translator /...

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 6:07pm

Meet the world's sexiest female firefighter

Norwegianfirefighter Gunn Nartenmay look like a model, but she prefers pulling people from burning buildings to walking on the runway. The 30-year-old has gained popularity on I nstagram — with more than 80,000 people following her — and has beencalled the sexiest female firefighter in the world.“...

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 4:34pm

Want to energize your career in 2017? Think like a startup

When Anna Akbari received her Ph.D. in sociology in 2008, she felt like she was on top of the world. And then the Great Recession began.“As a lot of people did, I became acutely aware that the system that we had become used to seeing as a security blanket wasn’t something that we could rely on,”...

Friday, January 6, 2017 - 5:05pm

More workers choosing ‘agile’ employment over full-time: Study

Full-time employment isout, and the “agile workforce” is in.A new study called “Workplace 2025” from staffing company Randstad US found that a greater number of workers and employers are opting for freelance, consultant, temporary or contract opportunities instead of traditional full-time positions...

Friday, December 16, 2016 - 7:44pm

Jo Malone says naming your company after yourself can be a good thing

Jo Malone is like a phoenix reborn. Following time away from being a decades-long fixture of the fragrance industry, the scent savant has now launched Jo Loves, a new line of luxury candles and body products in clean, fresh and bright elixirs inspired by her travels and memories.Malone also pens a...

Friday, December 9, 2016 - 3:30pm

Expanding vo-tech education 'critical' to Mass. economy: report

More than 3,000 Massachusetts students were left on waiting lists last year for state vocational training programs, a sign of the growing demand for an education that can connect students with high-paying careers.To fulfill this unmet demand, taxpayers would need to ante up at least $27 million, a...

Friday, December 9, 2016 - 3:59am

10 NYC companies make Glassdoor’s ‘50 Best Places to Work’ list

If finding a new job is part of your 2017 resolutions, you might want to consider applying to one of these New York companies.Recruiting and review site Glassdoor just released its “50 Best Places to Work” ranking, and 10 companies based in the greater New York area made the cut.Internet technology...

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 3:30pm

Employees say Boston's Bain & Co is 'best place to work': Glassdoor

For Boston-based consulting firm Bain & Company, it's easy being No. 1 — or at least they make it look easy.Bain & Company took the top slot on Glassdoor's Best Places to Work in the nation list for 2017. The company, which boasts more than 53 offices in 34 countries in headquartered in...

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 10:30am

Q&A: How José Andrés grew from apprentice to top chef

Award-winning chef and restaurateur José Andrés got his start the old-fashioned way - as a teenage apprentice.Andrés worked his way up from a convention center restaurant in Barcelona to an American-based food empire in ThinkFoodGroup, which includes acclaimed restaurants, catering services and a...

Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 3:37am

Workers lack skills to fill Boston's fastest-growing jobs

Boston is a hub for healthcare, biotech and innovation, so it’s no surprise that those industries stand to add 20,000 jobs in the next 10 years. But what might surprise people is that those same jobs are the ones employers are finding hardest to fill.About 75 percent of Boston-area employers said...

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 3:03am

Estee Lalonde explains how to make working from home work for you

YouTube star Estee Lalonde can educate, inspire and interact with her 1.1 million subscribers without ever leaving the comfort of her own home. Sounds like a dream setup, right?Usually.“My life is on the internet, it’s a digital life,” she says. “It can get lonely just to be home all the time, at...

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 11:02pm

Why working a shorter week would make us more productive

Many social organizations, renowned experts and even one of the richest men in the world, Carlos Slim, have voiced their enthusiasm for a shorter working week, with the aim of improving the lives of employees and boosting the economy.There are existing success stories to support the move for a...

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 2:16am

Jody Greenstone Miller tell us why she doesn’t like the word ‘passion’

On Oct. 6, the 13th annual PA Conference for Women comes to Philadelphia, attracting over 7000 attendees. Co-founder and CEO of Business Talent Group (BTG) Jody Greenstone Miller will moderate a panel on making career changes called "Pivoting into Career 2.0." Miller took the time to speak with us...

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 7:48pm

Want to start your own business? Read this first.

A decade ago, Lisa Sugar looked as if she was settling into a long career in advertising. She then surprised everyone by doing a complete 180 when she realized her interests lay elsewhere.“The most important thing I did was that I started small,” Sugar says of her then blog. “I really wanted to get...

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 2:51am

Gen Z is adulting so hard right now

Apparently, Gen Z got the memo that a sense of purpose and office ping-pong don’t go far when it comes to career-building. This latest generation’s biggest motivator? Money, according to a recent report from career behemoth Monster. RELATED:How to deal with a toxic employeeThe report, based on a...

Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 9:29pm

How to sabotage your career without really trying

Are you your own worst enemy at the office?If this sounds familiar, the answer is probably yes: “You have an exaggerated sense of self-doubt, and then question every decision you might want to make over and over again, and that leads to a sense of procrastination because you're constantly...

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 11:10pm

How to get unstuck at work

"I’m just not cut out for the job.""I’m never going to get the position anyway, so why bother applying?""I’ve never been good at math, so I should avoid a career in engineering — even though it interests me."These negative refrains are quite common, and ultimately, no matter how smart or talented...

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 2:13am

How to finish your degree after a long recess from college

As students across the country head back to college in the coming weeks, some may be surprised to learn that fresh-faced high school grads aren’t the only group entering universitites this fall. Students 25 and older made up roughly 40 percent of all college and graduate students in 2009, and by...

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 9:48pm