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A job for life: the ‘new economy’ and the rise of the artisan career

More people are combining passion with profit in search of their dream profession.....»»

Category: topSource: ftApr 21st, 2017

From Risking His Life To Saving Lives, Ex-Coal Miner Is Happy To Take The Paycut

The "Brave New Workers" series tells stories of Americans adapting to a changing economy. This week: after years working in the coal mines of West Virginia, a miner charts a new career in hea.....»»

Category: topSource: nprApr 23rd, 2017

New Life for a Collapsing Economy

Money for nothing. Politicians and bureaucrats intensely fancy the notion. The more freebies they give the people — enhanced welfare, higher minimum wages, Obamacare, cash for clunkers — the less apt the people are to rise up and boot a […] The .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 26th, 2016

This Is the Backup Career For More and More U.S. Workers

The rise of the platform economy has become a safety net for some. The part-time pizza delivery driver in New York needed help meeting his expenses. The young mother of three from a town in Arkansas was looking for a way to make money after her first .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 30th, 2016

Retiring baby boomers face some issues in next life phase

As hundreds of thousands of boomers retire each year, Americans brace for a shift in the economy.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals1 hr. 48 min. ago

A Portland author delves into the wild rise of Jimmy Buffett

Our PBJ Interview this week features insights from Ryan White, whose excellent book " Jimmy Buffett: A Good Life All the Way" hit sellers' shelves in May. White offered myriad takes on the man, the writing process and the overall fun and spectacle t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals4 hr. 33 min. ago

The US Economy Is A Perverted, Neo-Feudal, Rent-Seeking Abomination

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The banker bailouts of the 2008/09 period changed my life forever. I was worki.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge8 hr. 3 min. ago

38 Millionaires Reveal How Their Love Lives Impact Their Success

Our personal relationships can have a huge impact on our careers, for better or worse. A look at how your love life might be influencing your career......»»

Category: topSource: inc13 hr. 2 min. ago

How Knowing Your Professional Value Can Make You the Money You Deserve

If you don't know what you're worth, it could mean you making much less money over the life of your career......»»

Category: topSource: inc15 hr. 47 min. ago

Wealthy Chinese rise to 1.6 million in past decade, up nearly 9 times

The number of high net worth individuals (HNWIs) in China has risen nearly 9 times since a decade ago, a private survey released on Tuesday showed, as strong growth in the world's second-largest economy has spurred wealth creation......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 20th, 2017

Fed’s Dudley Warns About Inflation But Confident About Economy

U.S. inflation is a bit low but should rise alongside wages as the labor market continues to improve, .....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseJun 19th, 2017

France"s Emmanuel Macron Faces Challenging Reform Agenda After Winning Parliamentary Landslide

Macron won the presidency in May on pledges to overhaul France’s economy and labor market and clean up public life......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 19th, 2017

Life According to Martha Stewart

Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart talks to Fortune about the state of American work and play. No, Martha Stewart does not smoke weed, thank you very much. Fortune caught up with the lifestyle guru and got her thoughts on her career, coming of age in th.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 15th, 2017

How one more call can make a difference

Early in my speaking career when I was struggling to stay in business, I was often on the phone. Life was different back in the late 80′s. We had this thing called a…telephone. And, we actually called prospective client organizations. It had gott.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 15th, 2017

Why your credit card debt is about to get more expensive

Credit-card users, home-equity borrowers and homeowners with adjustable-rate mortgages will likely see their monthly payments rise as the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hike Wednesday ripples across the economy. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 14th, 2017

The fabulous life and career of 33-year-old Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

The Facebook CEO has grown his social network from a Harvard dorm room to nearly 2 billion users over a period of 13 years......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 14th, 2017

The fabulous life and career of 33-year-old Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the fifth richest person on earth

The Facebook CEO has grown his social network from a Harvard dorm room to nearly 2 billion users over a period of 13 years......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 14th, 2017

The fabulous life and career of 33-year-old Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the fifth richest person on earth

Few people on earth are as successful as Mark Zuckerberg. The Facebook CEO has grown his social network from .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 14th, 2017

Stuck in a Rut? Use the 80/20 to Give Yourself a Boost in Work and Life

You know the 80/20 rule can help manage your customers, but it can do much more: prune resources, invest in your career, and restore body and soul......»»

Category: topSource: incJun 14th, 2017

The life and rise of Travis Kalanick, Uber"s controversial billionaire CEO

REUTERS/Adnan Abidi Eight years ago, Travis Kalanick launched a startup called UberCab in San Francisco. Now, Uber is a global behemoth and one of Silicon Valley's most successful companies — and one of th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 13th, 2017

Life sciences veterans reflect on the past, present and future of Bay Area biotech

Over the past 40-plus years, the Bay Area’s fertile biotech ecosystem has given rise to thousands of companies and new, cutting-edge technologies — some more hype than substance; other ideas never took hold or were ahead of their time. Along the wa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 8th, 2017