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The Boss Makes How Much More Than You?

Companies prepare for a federal rule that will make them disclose how much more the top boss makes than the rank-and-file worker.... More

Lavish Perks Spawn New Job Category

Amid fierce competition for technology employees, companies are hiring aim-to-please specialists to plan yoga classes, Jell-O shot-making nights and o... More

Average Wall Street Pay to Rise 4% This Year

Wall Street pay will rise slightly this year, though the increase will be offset at some banks by huge legal settlements agreed to this year, an indus... More

From Loyal Sidekick to Partner

It’s easy for someone who does a great job as a No. 2 to get pigeonholed as merely an able lieutenant. How one executive raised her profile.... More

A Life Cruising the Harbor, in Eight-Minute Voyages

Jay Downen has spent more than three decades working on the water. He commutes halfway across the country to help ensure that Governors Island Ferry i... More

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RECAP: SkillsUSA 2012 Championships

Sep 17, 2012 • by Jim Babson • US Careers Online
After another thrilling week of competition the 2012 SkillsUSA National Championships for CNC Milling, CNC Turning, and Precision Machining Technology are now complete and a total of eighteen medalists have been named. More

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Capital Education: Weingarten on community schools -- P-TECH replicators ...

Nov 21, 2014 • Capital New York
... York's top education leaders are warning against declaring victory too soon in using the model to prepare at-risk students for careers. Education commissioner John King at an event last week “cautioned” against “overstat[ing] the early success” of ... More

King Edward's bumper careers event proves a real inspiration

Nov 26, 2014 • Morpeth Herald
“All who attended were very keen to support future events, which are part of the wider, planned careers education, information, advice and guidance programme we offer our students, and some of them mentioned and enthused about the event on Twitter ... More

Abertillery Comprehensive praised after producing exemplary careers programme

Nov 19, 2014 • WalesOnline
Abertillery Comprehensive has become the first secondary school in Blaenau Gwent to receive the Careers Wales Mark – a standard which reflects the commitment to improvement and proactive delivery of careers education and guidance. Working alongside ... More

Bethel Park High School hosts second career spotlight

Nov 20, 2014 • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
12, local professionals offer 45-minute presentations about their careers, education, experiences, employer/employee expectations, and the rewards and stresses of their jobs to students who are interested in pursuing similar career paths. Students can ... More

Government must fix 'broken' student finance system, says lecturers' union

Nov 25, 2014 • Cambridge News
Its proposals include an overhaul of careers education, robust minimum standards for apprenticeships and a bespoke training offer for adults aged 25 and over who wish to improve their skills. The document also calls for an end to zero-hours contracts ... More

College receives high praise for top standard of career advice

Nov 24, 2014 • Dorset Echo
It has picked up a national award sponsored by UCAS' post-GCSE application service. The further education college won the Careers Education and Guidance award at the Association of Colleges (AoC) Beacon Awards, for its 'Careers College' initiative. More

Youth zone a perfect place for youngsters

Nov 25, 2014 • Chorley Guardian
Support and advice on matters such as careers, education and lifestyles is also available. “There's still a long way to go but this is an important first step in agreeing to start work on delivering the youth zone,” said Coun Bradley. Matthew Tomlinson ... More

Blunkett calls for careers advice to help shape verdicts in Ofsted inspections

Oct 27, 2014 • Yorkshire Post
... Brightside and Hillsborough MP asked Education Secretary Nicky Morgan: “Will you not put in place a monitoring process and at the very least instruct Ofsted to give no school a category greater than 'requires improvement' if their careers education ... More

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