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Men without college degrees are dropping out of the workforce because they viewed their dead-end jobs as a threat to social status

Men — at least those without a college degree — are more likely to stop working or seeking work when their expected earnings fall in comparison to other workers. Working-age men without degrees are exiting the workforce because it isn’t helping their social status. Many worry a dead-end job will harm their marriagability, a Boston …

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How To Stick To Your New Year’s Financial Resolutions In 2023

With most of us hoping for better financial prospects in 2023, it’s important to acknowledge just how brutal 2022 was for Americans and their wallets. Not only did the stock market end the year significantly down, but cryptocurrencies largely tanked as well. Sky-high inflation also led the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates throughout the …

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Laid Off? Here’s How Higher Ed Is Even More Accessible For Adult Learners Than Ever Before

Laid Off? Here’s How Higher Ed Is Even More Accessible For Adult Learners Than Ever Before   Layoffs are once again making headlines. After a period when it seemed like employers couldn’t hire fast enough — which unfortunately led some young people to forego college in favor of readily available work — things are slowing …

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Men without college degrees are dropping out of the workforce because they viewed their dead-end jobs as a threat to social status

Men — at least those without a college degree — are more likely to stop working or seeking work when their expected earnings fall in comparison to other workers. Many men aren’t feeling good about the social status they can attain through work. So they’re not working. That’s according to a new paper from the Federal Reserve …

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2023 Resolutions: Getting Organized As An Online College Student

Taking college courses online brings a level of flexibility to your schedule that can be freeing, especially for students juggling work or family commitments. But the freedom that comes with online learning also presents a host of challenges for the unprepared. Below, we offer some basic guidelines for getting organized in advance that should help …

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The 5 biggest workplace trends of 2023, according to Glassdoor and Indeed

Despite gloomy layoff news in the tech sector, workers are expected to have the upper hand again next year. Since the pandemic began, the U.S. labor market has seen no shortage of twists and turns—from record-breaking job losses to the Great Resignation. And as 2022 comes to a close, workers are facing an uncertain year yet again. According …

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EQ: Why leaders are looking for ’emotional intelligence’

Increasingly, employers are looking for workers who can manage their relationships at work as well as they complete their job tasks. Workers are trained to trumpet technical skills and personal achievements on their resumés, and talk them up in job interviews. However, to succeed at work, either personally or as part of a team, an …

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The positive power of competitive friendship

This post was orginally published on https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20220824-the-positive-power-of-competitive-friendship Staying friends with a professional rival can be hard – but studies show that keeping competition friendly could be to our advantage. One of the most touching moments of the 2022 Wimbledon tennis championships came from the women’s semi-final match between Ons Jabeur and Tatjana Maria. Away from the …

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Performance: The ‘entry ticket’ for career progression

This post was orginally published on https://skills4training.org/performance-the-entry-ticket-for-career-progression/ Performance is a something women seem to be consistently good at in their jobs, yet they often don’t use this fact to their advantage. Firstly, let’s look at why performance is so important: • It is the ‘entry ticket’ for career progression • It provides evidence at pay reviews …

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