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Father's Day

Here are the Top 50 companies in America for new dads

Dads complain that workplaces still expect them to put their jobs ahead of their children. But there are some companies who are doing it right. Fatherly's 2018 list of the best workplaces for new dads is a model of how other companies should be doing it.

Parenting

This dad’s viral rant about the lack of baby-changing stations is everything

"I'm getting pretty sick of having to change my daughter on a disgusting floor because the only changing table in the place is located in the women's bathroom," he wrote.

entrepreneurs

This woman took her startup to the next level because of her network made up of personal assistants

Lana Elie got her company, Floom — an online marketplace for independent florists to display their inventory — off the ground because she tapped into her network of personal assistants.

Commencement Addresses

Sheryl Sandberg: ‘It’s not enough to have a good idea … we have to know when to stop a bad one’

Here is the transcript of Sheryl Sandberg's commencement speech to MIT's Class of 2018.

Highest Paying Jobs

These are the Top 15 companies hiring for $100K+ jobs in June 2018

To help you find what you are looking for, Ladders has put together this list of companies hiring for the highest paying jobs as of June 2018.

Social Media

Survey: Number of teens using Facebook plummets since 2015

Your teenager might ditch Facebook soon, if they haven't already — recent research from the Pew Research Center found that 51% of Americans age 13 to 17 report using the platform, down from 71% in 2014-2015, when it was the most popular social media platform surveyed.

Social Media

Why social media could be your secret weapon to scoring that next job

It’s not common to think that social media and job searching go perfectly hand in hand. In fact, many people keep their accounts private “just in case.” While we agree that you shouldn’t be posting your fourth time doing a shot-ski to Instagram for the world to see, if you’re smart about how you use social media, it could help you score your next job.

News

Most successful entrepreneurs are older than you think

The romanticized image of entrepreneurs is a picture of youth: a 20-something individual with disruptive ideas, boundless energy and a still-sharp mind. Silicon Valley has bet on this image for years. But is this right? Far from it.

Commencement Addresses

Sheryl Sandberg to UC Berkley’s Class of 2016: ‘You are not born with a fixed amount of resilience’

It's graduation season, and we here at Ladders have decided to take a look back and showcase some past commencement addresses that stand the test of time. Here is the full transcript of Sheryl Sandberg's commencement address to UC Berkeley's Class of 2016.

Commencement Addresses

Mark Zuckerberg to Harvard’s Class of 2017: ‘Purpose is what creates true happiness’

It's graduation season, and we here at Ladders have decided to take a look back and showcase some past commencement addresses that stand the test of time. Here is the full transcript of Mark Zuckerberg's commencement address to Harvard University’s Class of 2017.

Job search

How to “clean up” your social media presence before a job search

Let’s take a look at what you can do to prep your social media profiles for a job search, which might entail a background check or a critical look at your online reputation.

News

Study: Taking a 5-day Facebook vacation will reduce stress levels

A new study published in the The Journal of Social Psychology concludes that a short-term hiatus from Facebook can help combat stress.

Highest Paying Jobs

These are the Top 15 companies hiring for $100K+ jobs in April 2018

Are you looking for a job? To help in your job search, Ladders has compiled this list of companies hiring for the most $100K+ jobs as of April, 2018. Ladders puts this data together using its continuously updated database of the highest paying jobs.

Office Life

Who’s the boss? Why strong leaders are ‘servants’

The best way to get your team to have your back is to win their hearts and minds. The road to that for leaders is to ‘Serve.’

HUMOR

Here are Google, Amazon and Facebook’s ‘secrets’ to hiring the best people

It’s not that list of popular Google interview questions you Googled on Google.

Social Media

The networking pros and cons of deleting your Facebook account

This past weekend, we learned that 50 million Facebook users had their personal information harvested by political firm Cambridge Analytica, which sought to use that data to influence voter choices in the U.

news

These are the best companies to work for and their amazing perks

Does a ping pong table even count as a perk anymore?

Inspiration

What I learned from Sheryl Sandberg’s class on resilience

I took Sheryl Sandberg's class on resilience. Here's what it taught me that can be applied to our careers.

News

Facebook patents technology to predict whether you’re rich or poor

We already know that Facebook is watching us very closely, learning more about us each day. With its new patent, Facebook is signaling that it wants to go one step further and make predictions about our socioeconomic class.

Age Discrimination

Report: Major companies excluding older workers from job ads on Facebook, Google, and LinkedIn

If you're above a certain age, you may not be seeing job ads from dozens of the nation's top employers — including Amazon, Verizon, UPS, and Facebook.

The Future of Work

This is why Facebook and Google are stealing your life

Companies like Facebook and Google were built to be addictive, say many involved in their creation. These services do not have your best interest at heart.

News

Facebook wants to help you find your next job

Facebook is muscling into the online job-search marketplace. Now if only you could keep their bosses from seeing your embarrassing photos, too.

Parents @ Work

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg will take long paternity leave, and that’s a good thing

On Monday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on his personal Facebook that he and his wife Priscilla Chan had welcomed a new baby girl, August.

Gender at Work

Former Facebook engineer says women face more scrutiny there

One former Facebook engineer says women get unfair scrutiny and rejection.