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Study: More Girls Want STEM Careers Than Boys

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? Did it work out? Let’s hope it works out for […]

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Malvern Company Docked Employee Pay for Bathroom Breaks

Think your workplace is cut-throat? Think your boss is breathing down your neck? We’ll it’s probably nothing compared to the work culture at Malvern-based telemarketer Progressive […]

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5 Management Lessons from Chip Kelly’s Firing

In pro football, it’s hard to separate truth from Internet rumor, but if you believe many accounts, Chip Kelly was an arrogant, unapproachable, stubborn guy who valued […]

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Study: Age Discrimination Worse for Women

Businesses love to tout their progressive programs aimed at attracting millennials. Beer in the fridge? Check. Flexible work environments? Oh yeah. Free food? You bet. […]

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Why Insurance is the Sleeper Career Millennials Have Been Dreaming About

Many young professionals are trying to find their way in this crazy business world, and they’d be smart not to overlook a booming, thriving industry filled […]

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This 35-Year-Old CEO Wants the Happiest Workforce On Earth

What is it about Power Home Remodeling Group that’s got everyone so excited? The company isn’t in a sexy industry (it sells things like windows, siding, […]

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10 Most In-Demand Jobs Right Now

With unemployment at 5 percent nationally and the economic crisis of 2008 even further in the rear-view mirror, it’s a great time to examine which jobs are […]

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Six Financial Moves to Make Before 2015 Ends

At the start of 2015, 25 percent of Americans resolved to “spend less and save more,” for their New Year’s resolution. In fact, that financial […]

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Studies: Gender Pay Gap Not As Wide As You Think

Although the general consensus is that the gender pay gap is around 77 cents to 83 cents on the dollar, a new study of 1.4 […]

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Uber, Lyft Drivers Can Now Unionize in Seattle. Could Philly Be Next?

Seattle has become the first American city to pass an ordinance allowing Uber and Lyft drivers to unionize. As is the standard in the sharing or […]

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Confidence Is Key to Raising Startup Cash, Say Philly Entrepreneurs

Speaking at Founder Factory (a daylong conference of local entrepreneurs presented by Philly Startup Leaders) yesterday, three Philly entrepreneurs shared their successes — and failures — in […]

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Startup Execs on the Importance of Hiring Superstars, Not Duds

A panel of local startup executives and founders sent a clear message on Thursday: Hiring decisions can make or break a fledgling business. Speaking at Founder Factory (a […]

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5 Ways to Make Boring Christmas Parties into Networking Gold

Lots of us will be attending holiday parties and networking events this season. You may have an office Christmas party, a non-profit related soiree or a holiday […]

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Two Philly Area Companies Make Fortune‘s Best Workplaces for Retail

Thanksgiving has come and gone, meaning the pressure is on the retailers to have a successful holiday season. That means long hours, seasonal workers and the hopes […]

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Why So Many Businesses Suck at Customer Service

Why do so many companies suck at customer service? There’s so much competition for revenue and profits that companies are concentrating on growing and getting […]