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The jobs crisis at top US law schools is worse than you think

The barren job market for law school grads has become a familiar reality by now. But here’s something that tends to get lost in the story: The problem isn’t just about no-name law schools churning out JD’s nobody wants to hire. Even graduates at some of the country’s top programs are struggling.<p>At …

15 More Tech Skills That Can Instantly Net You A $100,000+ Salary

Now we've got 15 more to add to the list, from a salary survey done by Global Knowledge and TechRepublic. The research was conducted in late 2012, based on a survey of 9,500 tech professionals.<p>This survey asked these folks how much they earned and which IT certifications they had. That's a little …

Employment

30 Tech Skills That Will Instantly Net You A $100,000+ Salary

But it's an ever-changing target. One day a skill is hot and the next it's not.<p>Job site Dice.com just sent us a list of tech skills that are worth over $100,000 a year. And that's just salary — a new job might also net you bonuses, stock options and the like. (Link, registration required.)<p>Dice is a …

Labor Economics

Brisk walk healthier than running – scientists

Brisk walking reduces the risk of heart disease more effectively than running when the energy expenditure of both activities is balanced out, a study …

What time do top CEOs wake up?

Investigating the bedtimes of high achievers in hopes of divining the secret of success sounds a bit like looking to a novelist's desk placement for …

Fit to Last

EXERCISE PLANS TEND TO BE conspicuously lopsided. When I cavalierly leapt into my fit-a-thon a few years ago, I saw only one thing: me, ripped, on a board, cutting frontside arcs on a four-foot North Atlantic swell. Rest was for sissies. Don't even get me started on yoga.<p>I'm different now. …

Running - Fitness | Fitness

Molly Mirhashem<p>Molly Mirhashem<p>Jun 26, 2018<p>The pro runner suffered an injury in the middle of the Olympics. Here's how she plotted her comeback.<p>Jun 22, 2018<p>This movie follows the Coconino Cowboys as all 5 runners worked to qualify for this weekend’s Western States race.<p>Carly Graf<p>Carly Graf<p>Jun 22, …

David Stockman On ‘The Great Deformation’ and Our Economic Doom

The new market record is just another bubble, but this one might finish us, David Stockman tells Daniel Gross.<p>Most 742-page jeremiads aren’t much fun …

The Most Important Sales Skill of All

Here is a four-step process to hone your ability to successfully sell anything to anyone.<p>It doesn't matter how good your product is. It doesn't matter how smart your marketing is. It doesn't matter how personable and knowledgeable you are. If you can't close the deal, your company is a waste of …

Customers

Here's What Divorce Does

One of the arguments against same sex marriage goes along the lines of, 'it will lead to the demise of the institution of marriage.' Here's the …

Try This Proven 3,500-Year-Old Sales Secret

Everyone has to sell something, sometime, even if it's just an idea. Here's a proven 3,500-year-old technique for making the sale.<p>Ah, the occupational hazard of being a pushy New Yorker--I am always trying to evangelize my point of view or lobby for position. Of course, I used to do it the hard …

How Real Estate Investors Can Protect Themselves From The IRS

<i>Thanks to the new ObamaCare Medicare surtax, real estate investors now have an additional reason to try to</i> <i>qualify as “real estate professionals”. The 3.8% surtax, which kicked in January 1, applies to “investment” income—including rental income and capital gains– to the extent a couple has modified</i> …

A Look Behind The Curtain: How To Choose A Mortgage Lender

Last week I saw a restaurant review on a local blog that touted “The New York Times s<i>ays</i> . . .” and I thought, wait a minute, the Times didn’t “say” anything, somebody that works for the Times did! One person, one opinion, not the entire staff and their collective opinion, but one individual. …

5 Legal Steps for Starting Your Business

Ready to take the leap into entrepreneurship? Make sure you master this checklist first.<p>It's spring (at least on the calendar), and here at LegalZoom, March means it's what we call National Start-Your-Business Month.<p>Whether you're a current business owner or are still deciding whether to take the …

Why a BA is Now a Ticket to A Job in a Coffee Shop

The number of jobs requiring high-skilled labor has declined.<p>There's a growing perception out there that a college degree no longer delivers the …

5 Leadership Lessons From the Seder

The Passover Seder has much to teach us about the functioning of a healthy team.<p>Last night our family participated in a Passover Seder with a number of friend and colleagues. Our group was a mix of academicians, school teachers, entrepreneurs, and business leaders. The conversation took a somewhat …

How the internet is making us poor

Everyone knows the story of how robots replaced humans on the factory floor. But in the broader sweep of automation versus labor, a trend with far greater significance for the middle class—in rich countries, at any rate—has been relatively overlooked: the replacement of knowledge workers with …

Economics