Elizabeth Romero

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Liftware Spoon Helps With Parkinson's Tremors

A new smart spoon can be a vital tool in helping stabilize Parkinson’s tremors. San Francisco-based Lift Labs’ patented Liftware Spoon uses an …

No Job? No Problem. Obamacare Provides Career Options For Young Adults

With unemployment high for young adults coming out of college in a tight job market, the Affordable care Act has allowed them to remain independent with flexibility to “pursue other career development options,” new research indicates.<p>A key aspect of the health law allows young adults, often college …

The Origin of the 8-Hour Work Day and Why We Should Rethink It

One of the most unchanged elements of our life today is our optimal work time or how long we should work – generally, every person I’ve spoken to …

The Future 50: Best Places For Millennials To Work

There has been much talk of Millennials, the generation born after 1980. Within the mix of reports on exactly where they stand on money, work, food and life, there seems to be no consensus. Are Millennials merely the “lazy” generation as some purport, and ultimately responsible for the demise of …

Hiring in Retail? How to Find the Right Employee for the Job (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many job seekers don't consider a career in retail beyond a low-wage cashier position, but the National Retail Federation (NRF) is out to change that. The NRF launched a campaign in April called "This is Retail" to address what the group …

The 25 Best Tech Companies To Work For In 2013

With help from Glassdoor.com, we've put together a list of the 25 tech companies whose own employees rate them most highly.<p>The reviewers account for culture, lifestyle, and what you can learn while working there.<p>All the reviews and ratings taken into account are from the past 12 months, and only …

The Workplace

Why Wealthy People Would Willingly Skip Retirement

But it turns out some would rather keep working through retirement - or not retire at all, a new report says.<p>Many workers who earn more than $750,000 say they have no plans to retire, according to Spectrem Group, a financial consulting and market research firm.<p>It sounds nutty, but there's some …

LinkedIn knows whether or not you deserve a raise

Is it time to move to a more challenging job? Ask LinkedIn. Specifically, keep an eye on the site’s recommendations for jobs you might be interested in.<p>The Washington Post has a great read on LinkedIn’s use of big data, but the biggest impact for users we spotted was the site’s close monitoring of …

Employment

The High-Paying, Creative Career That Desperately Needs You

In the U.S. alone, 150,000 computing jobs open up each year, according to the <i>New York Times</i>. But fewer than 40,000 American grads earn bachelor’s …

5 Ways Meditation Can Make You Happier and More Successful at Work

Whether you work from home or in a corporate high rise, taking a little time each day to rest in the inner quiet of meditation will protect your …

America's 10 Deadliest Jobs

If your work day sometimes seems to consist of nothing but boring meetings, coffee spills, and computer glitches, consider yourself lucky.<p>Each year thousands of U.S. workers die from injuries on the job. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics‘ National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries shows a …

Facebook Gets Going, Stocks Open Higher

The big economic event over the weekend was the annual monetary policy summit in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where many world policy leaders met to discuss the state of the world economy. As is generally the case with monetary policy issues, there were mixed messages emanating from the summit.<p>U.S. …