I wanted to connect the happiness research I'd been doing over the years with what was happening, or indeed not happening, in the world.
First-generation college students earn substantially less than their peers whose parents went to college, new research shows.
Research has shown that encouraging people to tell their stories in career counselling settings has direct, positive results.
Undergraduate statistics degrees have tripled in the past decade. Is 'statistician' really the sexy new job?
Schools can't equip students with all the skills they need once they start work, especially STEM and digital skills. Here's one way they can better prepare their students for life after school.
Over the last three decades, the number of US pilots has decreased by 30 percent. That problem is only going to get worse as demand increases.
Maps can be an invaluable tool in a natural disaster or humanitarian crisis. A pilot project trained Syrian refugees at a Jordan camp to create their own.
Contrary to popular perception, women don't freeze their eggs for career reasons.
Social media can act like an online CV, so be careful what you share.
As technology and the labor market rapidly evolve, so too does the value of a high school diploma. Despite the changes, one thing remains true: Education is still the cornerstone of career success.
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Even though online influencers might not be overtly endorsing a product, advertisers will still pay a lot to have something featured, even subtly, in a post.
Science is supremely beautiful, but can also be brutal and unforgiving if you stray from the well-worn pathways.
Large numbers of veterans hold misconceptions about IT work that discourage them from pursuing careers in the field.
Research shows there are some common struggles among those who retire from being professional athletes but players can be successful in careers after sport.
Don't just rely on your degree certificate to get a job after university. Work on your employability too.
Career counselling shouldn't be a luxury that only certain people can access. It's actually a necessity in the rapidly changing world of work.
Most industries tap into big data these days – meaning more and more jobs are opening up in this field. Here's some background on the skills and qualities you'd use as a modern big data professional.
Want to work in a startup? You need to weigh up the risks with the benefits.
Men outnumber women almost two-to one in senior academic positions in Australia's universities. But there is a way that female academics can play a vital role in bridging that gap.
Women need to start believing in themselves to be successful. Men own their success but women attribute it to external factors. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg learned this a while back.