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Why some say college is no longer the sure path to success

October 8th, 2019 at 12:13 pm » Comments Off

  An alarming—yet illuminating—new study conducted by Third Way, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank, concludes that many who go to college come out earning less than the typical salary of a high school graduate. Contrary to popular opinion, which contends that the path to success is rooted in attaining a college education, the findings indicate […]



Welcome to the ‘Airbnb for Everything’ Age

October 8th, 2019 at 12:03 pm » Comments Off

In the sublet economy, you can turn anything into extra cash: your house, your car, your boat, or your backyard. Jaclyn Baumgarten grew up sailing on Lake Michigan. Her happiest memories take place on boats with her family, carefree on the open water; as adults, her older brothers both purchased boats so they could extend […]



Robots are conducting job interviews now

October 7th, 2019 at 12:47 pm » Comments Off

An A.I. might also “reduce unconscious bias and promote diversity” in the workplace. Are you ready to be interviewed by a robot? Well, you better get ready. Artificial intelligence just started being used for job interviews for the first time in England, and it may only a matter of time before this becomes common practice […]



The fastest growing commute is no commute at all

October 5th, 2019 at 12:32 pm » Comments Off

A growing number of commuters have found that the fastest way to between Point A and Point B is if Point A is Point B. More than 1 in 20 Americans now usually work from home, new 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows. Telework has recently overtaken public transit as the third-most-popular commuting […]



Why millions of Chinese men are staying single

September 18th, 2019 at 10:23 am » Comments Off

  The gender gap is a big problem in the Middle Kingdom – and its ‘leftover men’ are going to great lengths to find a wife. In China, there is a name for unmarried men over 30. Shengnan, meaning “leftover men” have yet to find a wife – and in a country with a growing […]



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