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Women (especially founders) face a 20% equity gap at work

"The research found that women make up 35% of equity-holding employees, but only hold 20% of equity. The gap gets more pronounced for female founders."

Personal Finance

New data paint an unpleasant picture of poverty in the US

"Things are even worse when it comes to child poverty. In the U.S., child poverty rates have surpassed 20 percent for several decades."

Equal Pay

Here’s how much more money American men earn than women at every age

"There is nonetheless a striking separation between the median wages for men and women during young and middle adulthood."

Personal Finance

Why it’s important to separate your self worth from your money

We’re often told that we’re to blame if we have debt or other issues. But this kind of negative self-talk can be damaging beyond the bank account.

Job search

Five wholesale club shopping strategies that may help with your job search

Experts say there can be “takeaways” from a shopping club that can be used in a job search. Here are some points to help you score some deals.

Highest Paying Jobs

15 companies in Chicago this month hiring for $100K positions like crazy

Ladders compiled a list of the top 15 companies hiring for $100K jobs right now in Chicago and surrounding areas. 

Highest Paying Jobs

15 companies in Los Angeles this month hiring for $100K positions like crazy

Ladders compiled a list of the top 15 companies hiring for $100K jobs right now in Los Angeles and the surrounding areas.

Salary

How to successfully negotiate by using silence

Those awkward silences you fear may help you navigate a negotiation with success. Here are five tips on using silence to negotiate.

Morning Routine

Workers in this industry take the longest to get ready for work in the morning

According to a new survey from Best Mattress Brand of over 1,000 people, those who worked for the government took the longest to get ready at 42 minutes.

Hiring

The biggest hiring challenges we’re all facing today, according to 15 hiring experts

We went and asked some seasoned hiring managers and recruiters what their thoughts are about today’s biggest hiring challenges.

Highest Paying Jobs

15 companies in New York City this month hiring for $100K positions like crazy

Using data from its continuously updated database of jobs, Ladders compiled a list of the top 15 companies hiring for $100K jobs right now in New York.

News

Survey: These college majors were just named most and least valuable

New research from Bankrate reveals the most valuable and least valuable college majors with average salary and unemployment rate.

Salary Negotiation

Successful professionals share the thing that helped them land a raise

Though the process varies by industry and company, there are various ways to reap the ‘yes’ you’re looking for – and have earned – when seeking a raise.

News

Who wants to join a union? A growing number of Americans

Only 10.7% of American workers belong to a union today, approximately half as many as in 1983, but interest in joining unions is at a four-decade high.

News

This is the job with the fastest-growing pay

Wage-growth in traditionally lower-paying jobs is rebounding from a slowdown in 2017 as a result of the strong economy in 2018.

Highest Paying Jobs

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

Success

Do you think you deserve a raise? If you have all 8 of these traits, you probably do

If you have these 8 traits, then chances are, your next raise is right around the corner.

Salary

Mapped: Millennials get paid much less than previous generations

Millennials are now the largest generation in the American labor force, accounting for well over half of all workers in the US. And with three different generations now in the workplace, employers have to consider pay differences between people of all ages. Our new map reveals how the difference in pay among Millennials, Gen Xers and Baby Boomers differs dramatically based on geographic location.

News

Survey: This city has the most employees who think they aren’t paid enough

New research from global staffing firm Robert Half shows that this American city with the most employees who think they are "underpaid" at work.

Millennials

4 career lessons we can learn from Millennials

Their perspectives are actually quite eye-opening, so, what career lessons can Millennials actually teach us about work?

Personal Finance

Survey: 36% of Americans look at their bank account daily

How often do you check on your bank account? Are you someone who forgets to do so for weeks at a time, or someone who checks it multiple times a day?

Success

Men identify as the breadwinner if they do not respect wife’s career

For some men, claiming that title may depend if they respect their wife's choice of career, not how much their wives are actually earning.

Salary

Why universal basic income costs far less than you think

The key to understanding the real cost of universal basic income is understanding the difference between the gross (or upfront) and net (or real) cost.

Highest Paying Jobs

15 companies in New York right now hiring for $100K positions like crazy

Using data from its continuously updated database of high-paying jobs, Ladders compiled a list of the top 15 companies hiring for $100K jobs right now in New York and surrounding areas including New Jersey. 

News

Study: 20 jobs where the number of women has skyrocketed

Recent data compiled by the site 24/7 Wall St.