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The majority of Americans believe you can get a good job without a college degree

But you really can't.


Good news: The best U.S. cities for job-hunting are sunny and warm

Bring along sunglasses to find a job.

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Ladders 101: The most influential people in the world of work, management, and career

This list of 101 people represents those to whom we look for inspiration. We hope their accomplishments, and their advice, lift you a little too.

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Surprise! Ladders survey of workers says millennials are impoverished workaholics

Millennials are different from previous generations in what they want at work — but not in the ways people expect.

Gender at Work

Right out of the gate, women make less money than men

The gender pay gap starts immediately after college. But what really causes it?

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Life without a boss isn’t always a dream come true

Without a boss, teams do the boss's work in addition to their own.

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Google has an ‘extreme’ gender pay gap, US government says

The Labor Department is going after Silicon Valley for pay discrepancies, and Google is a target.

Gender at Work

Study: Women Supreme Court justices interrupted three times as often as men

Women on the bench learned that they needed to cut straight to the point.

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Uber and the new science of how employers control your behavior at work

Workplace, or human laboratory?

Parents @ Work

Childcare comes to one coworking space, so why not everywhere?

People work and have children. Why haven't more companies combined the two?

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Google finds that teenagers don’t care about money or jobs

The future of work is probably going to be video games and Doritos.

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Kids today want men to be master of the house and women to stay home

Gender equality may be less of a straight line and more of a circle.

Office Culture

FBI Director’s secret Twitter account shows why you have no internet privacy

If the head of the FBI can't keep his social media accounts private, you can't either.

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This summer camp teaches teenagers how to create a personal brand

The summer camp teaches everything from how to market yourself to excellent camera angles.

Gender at Work

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg recognizes that ‘Lean In’ didn’t make women equal

Telling women to work harder didn't get women very far — maybe because they were working hard before.

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A JP Morgan intern who had to click on 12,000 websites regrets nothing

Algorithms can't do everything, as one unfortunate intern found.

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Bankers and lawyers will be routinely fired and replaced with algorithms

Like all good job-hunters, robot overlords are coming for the best and highest-paid jobs first.

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Little girl loves a “robot,” but one might take your job in the future

Robots and automation are not just threats for blue-collar jobs, but white-collar ones.

identity at work

Italy wants to offer women ‘menstrual leave’

Menstrual leave is designed to empower women to take care of themselves, but it frequently acts as a stigma.

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The mommy wars come to work

Women without children are seen as shallow and ambitious; women with children are paid less. Nobody wins in these identity wars.

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Will unions come to Silicon Valley’s well-paid workforce?

Will Silicon Valley encourage its workers to unionize for political power if it means also changing the work culture of tech?

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Google launches new program to boost Black coders

Google makes a big push to get more black coders in the door.

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More than half of ‘The World’s Greatest Leaders’ are women

Women dominate a widely-watched list of powerful leaders for the first time.

Age in the Workplace

An important age discrimination lawsuit may come to the Supreme Court

Can an employer have secret age hiring preferences for its online applicants?

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Do you have enough saved to retire for 22 years? Probably not

Retirement used to last 2 years. Now it lasts 22 years. Americans are nervous.