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Wage gap persists, according to new study

A new study from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists underscores the continued wage gap in the U.S. On average, men earn $68,300 annually compared to $44,400 for women, and there is a lower percentage of women in the highest-paying occupations.



Colleges help students put best Web foot forward

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Samantha Grossman wasn’t always thrilled with the impression that emerged when people Googled her name. “I wanted to make sure people would find the actual me and not these other people,” she said.


Fulltime workers search for new jobs (audio)

Having instant access to so many digital resources has turned today’s workers into perpetual job seekers, according to a new study by CareerBuilder and Inavero. Sixty-nine percent of full-time workers reported that searching for new […]


Playing hooky not just for Ferris Bueller (audio)

In the past year, 30 percent of workers have called in sick when not actually ill, keeping on par with previous years. Sick days, legitimate or otherwise, also become more frequent around the winter holidays, […]


Fewer Americans living paycheck to paycheck (audio)

Fewer American workers are living paycheck to paycheck than a year ago, according to a new CareerBuilder survey. That’s a slight decrease from 42 percent in 2011. This year’s figure marks a recession-era low, continuing […]


Talking politics at work

As one of the most anticipated and contentious presidential races moves forward, you may find the most vocal political pundits in the next cubicle, according to a new CareerBuilder survey. Thirty-six percent of workers reported they […]



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