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Careers | NW Showcase Sections | The Seattle Times

Produced By Advertising Publications<p>When supervisors focus on their phones in meetings instead of their employees, trust is eroded.<p>Jobs across nearly …

Gigaom | Generation Mooch? Why 20-somethings have a hard time paying for content

Advertisement<p>I distinctly remember learning how to read, and it wasn’t from a book or in a kindergarten classroom.<p>It was sitting at the breakfast …

Millenials May Be Destined for Dead-End Jobs, Says Study

As news of a potentially disastrous effect that record amounts of student loan debt could create on the economy continues to emerge, the Wall Street …

How Nonprofits Convince Millennials to Give: Customize the Cause

Scott Harrison understands what young people like. As a former nightclub promoter in New York City, he openly admits that he used to get people drunk …

If You Are Willing To Delay Your Retirement A Little, You Can End Up With A Lot More Money

When people—especially baby boomers–start to get serious about retirement planning, they are almost always shocked and dismayed. That occurs for two reasons.<p>First, they discover that they simply haven’t saved enough money. According to the Employee Benefit Research Institute, more than 60% of …

71% Of Millennials Want Their Co-Workers To Be A 'Second Family'

There are 80 million Millennials in the workforce and they want to work with people they care about. In the infographic below provided to us by PGI, the data says that 71% of Millennials want their co-workers to be a second family.<p>Furthermore, 75% of them say they want to have mentors and think …

Work-life Balance

9 Job Mistakes That Could Stall Your Entire Career

Clinical psychologist Dr. Meg Jay doesn’t subscribe to the theory that your 20s are a throwaway time to just have fun and decide what you want to be when you grow up.<p>While popular media often depicts 20-somethings as aimless wanderers lounging in extended adolescence, the truth, according to Jay, …

Fewer Millennials in Management Roles

November 1, 2013<p>Younger workers generally expect to put in a few years before ascending to management roles. For Gen Y, however, it’s been a long …

The case for blue-collar work: College no longer guarantees success

I make more money bagging groceries than lecturing at a university. 'Menial' work doesn't deserve the stereotypes<p>I have a graduate degree, and I work two part-time jobs. One is teaching writing at a university; the other working at a supermarket. People don't believe me when I tell them I make more …

Best Cities For Recent College Grads, According To Nerdwallet

What are the best U.S. cities for new college grads?<p>The answer to that question will largely depend on which factors you're taking into account. In a recent report, the personal finance website Nerdwallet considered the usual factors -- unemployment rates, costs of living -- along with some more …

You Don't Have To Be A Millionaire To Graduate College Debt-Free

One thing I really want for them is to graduate without debt. Student loan debt has been so pervasive in my life, and I want them to be much smarter about handling it than I was. So, below are a few things I'd advise to anyone who is about to start college so that they graduate debt free:<p>Where I …

College & University

A Staggering Look At The Rise Of College Underemployment

While the White House introduces plans to reduce the cost of college, perhaps the real question we should be asking is if so many Americans need to go to college.<p>After all the nearly 19 million 4-year college graduates expected over from 2010 to 2020, according to the NCES, will be disappointed to …

College & University

2-Year College Degrees With a Bigger Payoff Than 4-Year Degrees

Shelling out more money for a four-year college degree doesn't always mean you'll land a job with a better salary, a recent report found.<p>In fact, …

I'm a college graduate who had to go on food stamps

The GOP wants to cut welfare again. Too often, we talk about poverty in the abstract, rather than people with ordinary problems<p>When I first heard a friend of mine from college was on food stamps, I was shocked. We were both recent graduates of a top liberal arts college, and I could not fathom that …

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Firms in a broad range of industries have structured programs and pathways to train college graduates. These programs are often an excellent way for …

College-educated workers are taking jobs that don't require degrees

In a packed pub in midtown Manhattan, Ryan Flagherty is surrounded on three sides by people clamoring for his attention.<p>He spins one way and pours a shot of vodka into a glass, then turns around and wedges a lime into a bottle of Corona, pushing it across the counter. Ignoring the annoyed gaze of a …

Kindness Uncovered: Commencement Speech Advises Graduates To ''Err In The Direction of Kindness''

Most of us have heeded advice on being kind to others since before we could walk; as we grew older there were many times this advice came out more as …

The Tipping Point of When College Just Isn't Worth It

The arguments for attending college are simple. Those with a college degree experience much less unemployment. Lifetime earnings are higher. You …

My Portfolios - Finance Portfolio

Despite uptick in jobs, picture for new college grads, older workers remains grim

The Labor Department reported Friday that U.S. economy created 204,000 jobs in October after adding 163,000 jobs the prior month.<p>This is much better than was expected, but still well below what is needed to bring unemployment down to acceptable levels.<p>The jobless rate rose a tick to 7.3 percent, …

The Miserable Odds of a Poor Student Graduating From College (in 2 Graphs)

Just 29 percent of the poorest students ever enroll, and only 9 percent ever finish.<p>As we frequently like to point out here at <i>The Atlantic</i>, going to college is perhaps the single best financial decision a young adult can make. But there's a catch: you have to graduate. If not, the costs can easily …

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If you are a college student or alumnus (in many cases, regardless of when you graduated) your college or university career services office can help …

Books

12 business books you will need to read in 2014

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Adam Grant here.</i><p>One of the highlights of becoming an author is getting to read some exciting books in advance, and hearing early buzz about others. It’s the book nerd’s version of seeing sneak previews of movies before they hit the silver …

Self-improvement

Never Take a Bad Picture Again

Look Up at the camera<p>As a selfie pro, <b>Rihanna</b> knows that a slight stare up at the camera is the quickest way to a sexy smoulder. It also raises your …

10 Ancient Archaeological Sites for Your World Travel Bucket List

Shares 7K<p><b>For Your World Travel Bucket List</b><p>Typically, when <b>ancient archaeological sites</b> get some form of development, it’s a benefit. With development …

New Year Resolutions Apps | Best Apps - Consumer Reports News

While more than four in 10 Americans will make a New Year’s resolution, nearly a third of those will fail to keep them—that is, if last year’s …

32 Americans named Rhodes Scholars for 2014

WASHINGTON — The Rhodes Trust says 32 U.S. men and women have been named Rhodes Scholars and will enter Oxford University next October.<p>The winners were selected from 857 applicants endorsed by 327 different colleges and universities. The scholarships, announced early Sunday, provide all expenses …