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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

Don"t retire early: Change careers instead

Instead of longing for an early retirement, shoot for a mid-life career change instead......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral11 hr. 41 min. ago

Don"t retire early: Change careers instead

Instead of longing for an early retirement, shoot for a mid-life career change instead......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral11 hr. 41 min. ago

Don"t Retire Early - Change Careers Instead

Instead of longing for an early retirement, shoot for a mid-life career change instead......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral12 hr. 11 min. ago

4 Things New College Graduates Wish Their Parents Would Tell Them About Building Their Career

Succeeding in today's economy can feel like a brave new world for recent college grads. Here's how parents can help without micromanaging......»»

Category: topSource: incApr 25th, 2017

U.S. new home sales rise to eight-month high

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New U.S. single-family home sales surged to an eight-month high in March, pointing to underlying strength in the economy despite an apparent sharp slowdown in growth in the first quarter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 25th, 2017

Obama is giving his first post-presidency speech Monday in Chicago

AP/Susan Walsh CHICAGO (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is set to hold the first public event of his post-presidential life in the place where he started his political career. Obama will speak Monday at the University of .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 24th, 2017

"Brave New Workers": Ex-West Virginia Coal Miner Now Saves Lives As An EMT

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

Steel output likely to rise 6% to 89 million tonnes in 2017

Steel production is expected to grow due to growing economy and increasing urbanisation.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 23rd, 2017

A job for life

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

Category: topSource: ftApr 21st, 2017

What An Overhyped Silicon Valley Juice Company Tells Us About The U.S. Economy

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The primary driver behind my decision to walk away from a lucrative Wall Street career was my coming to terms with .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 20th, 2017

How to Change Your Job (or Even Career) Without Starting Over

Advice and tips for how to use your professional background to make a satisfying change in your professional life.....»»

Category: topSource: incApr 20th, 2017

Confidence Among Japan Manufacturers Has Risen to Pre-Financial Crisis Levels

A survery highlights the signs of life Japan's economy has shown in rece.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 20th, 2017

The rise and fall of Aaron Hernandez: How he went from a rising star to a convicted murderer in the blink of an eye

Steven Senne/AP Former NFL tight end Aaron Hernandez was found dead of an apparent suicide in his jail cell on Wednesday, authorities said.  Hernandez was serving a life .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 19th, 2017

IMD predicts normal monsoon; economy to be positively impacted

India's southwest monsoon is likely to be just normal at 96 per cent of the Long Period Average (LPA) this year, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday giving rise to expectations of its favourable impact on farm .....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 18th, 2017

Bank of America shares rise as earnings show bank is firing on all cylinders; CEO cheers economy - CNBC

CNBCBank of America shares rise as earnings show bank is firing on all cylinders; CEO cheers economyCNBCBank of America reported strong first-quarter results on Tuesday, beating or meeting Wall Street expec.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 18th, 2017

"Brave New Workers": Ex-Construction Worker Builds A New Life Grooming Cats

"Brave New Workers" tells stories of Americans adapting to a changing economy. This week: a former contractor who lost his business when the housing bubble burst found a new livelihood grooming cats.....»»

Category: topSource: nprApr 16th, 2017

These Are America"s Most Creative Cities

Much has been written about the role of the creative economy as a key indicator of economic health. As Visual Capitalist's Nick Routley writes, the “rise of the creative class” and &ldqu.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 14th, 2017