In a first, more women have advanced degrees than men, shame they still get paid so much less. The latest census figures on the education milestone for women is part of a trend helping redefine who goes off to work and who stays home with the children.
WashU's struggles to recruit more qualified students from poor families mirror those of other elite public and private universities, even as a growing chorus of higher education experts suggests that when it comes to affirmative action on campus, class — not race — is the more entrenched dividing line between the haves and the...
Staffing agencies and direct employers posted over 3,800 new online job ads for Computer Specialists that include the terms iPhone, Android, or Blackberry over the past 30 days, according to WANTED Analytics™, the leading source of real-time business intelligence for the talent marketplace (
Roughly 2,000 students have to decide by Sunday whether to accept a spot at Harvard. Here's some advice: Forget Harvard. If you want to earn big bucks and retire young, you're better off becoming a California prison guard. Prison guards can retire at the age of 55 and earn 85% of their final year's salary for the rest of their lives. They also continue...
As Congress eyes the federal payroll for budget cuts, do you know who the nation's highest-paid federal workers are? Department of Veterans Affairs doctors, SEC lawyers and National Institutes of Health physicians represent the most numerous groups among at least 17,828 federal employees whose annualized salaries totaled $180,000 or more in September...
Jade Larriva-Latt and Derek Lee are both successful students. Her summers are filled with non-scholastic pursuits. For him, summer is the time to sprint ahead in the race to the academic top. The two approaches — one parent-driven, the other more relaxed — have become part of a national debate.
For a company to be on the list of world’s largest company is not a small thing. The company has to be large enough and perhaps having revenue in excess of $50 billions. World’s largest companies by employees have thousands of employees but these companies may not necessary be the best employer.
Private Equity International magazine's proprietary fifth-annual ranking of the largest 300 private equity firms in the world. Below are the top 50 firms from the 2011 PEI 300, which ranks private equity firms around the world by size, using Private Equity International's unique, apples-to-apples methodology.
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…" The famous opening to Charles Dickens' "A Tale of Two Cities" would have been an apt headline for this year's Fortune 500. Apple is the shopping star on the list that no others can dare to compete.