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Choosing a Major Based on Outcomes

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As college students soon discover there is more to any career than a paycheck, but it is one big thing to consider when choosing a major, as it will influence your future salary. Most academic fields have at least one major with relatively higher earnings.    The infographic shown below offers a color-coded graph representing 85 majors over the course of 45 years and the income generated. There are also colored graphs representing the highest paid jobs in 10 different fields at entry level, mid-career, and late-career to see how they change or progress. Other graphs illustrate the top and bottom 10 majors based on peak career earnings. Lastly a graph charts earnings over career years based on the level of education received.

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Ask For A Pay Raise … Or Get A Root Canal?

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New Study Reveals What People Would Rather Do Than Ask for a Raise and Provides Insight Into Worker Confidence About Salary and Jobs. If the thought of asking for a raise makes you want to scrub the floors, update your resume or spend quality time at the dentist’s office, you’re not alone. While 89 percent of U.S. workers surveyed by staffing firm Robert Half believe they deserve a raise, just over half (54 percent) plan to ask for one this year. Instead of making the case for a pay bump, many workers would rather clean the house (32 percent), look for a new job (13 percent), get a root canal (7 percent) or be audited by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) (6 percent).

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Millennials Outnumber Baby Boomers and Are Far More Diverse

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Millennials, or America’s youth born between 1982 and 2000, now number 83.1 million and represent more than one quarter of the nation’s population. Their size exceeds that of the 75.4 million baby boomers, according to new U.S. Census Bureau estimates released today. Overall, millennials are more diverse than the generations that preceded them, with 44.2 percent being part of a minority race or ethnic group (that is, a group other than non-Hispanic, single-race white).

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Three-Quarters of Broker-Dealer and RIA Executives See a Talent Crisis in the Industry

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Attracting New Talent is a Bigger Priority than M&A and Succession Planning Combined A new Fidelity® Institutional poll,1 taken at the company’s annual Executive Forum client event, found that nearly three-quarters (72 percent) of broker-dealer and registered investment advisor (RIA) firm executives believe that there is a talent shortage in the industry, and acquiring or recruiting new talent is one of their firm’s top three strategic priorities.

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Many CFOs Working On Vacation

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Professionals across the country are planning summer trips, but research suggests many financial executives will be packing their work with their sunscreen. In a recent Robert Half Management Resources survey, 68 percent of chief financial officers (CFOs) said they typically are in touch with the office at least once a week while on summer vacation, a 20-point increase from a similar survey three years ago. Roughly one-third (32 percent) of CFOs anticipate a clean break from work while on vacation, down from 51 percent in 2012. In general, respondents are more likely to check in with the office daily than not at all.

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Nation Gains More than 4 Million Nonemployer Businesses Over the Last Decade

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Florida Gains More Over the Last Year Than Any Other State. There were 23.0 million businesses without paid employees, or nonemployer businesses, in the United States in 2013, up 4.4 million from 2003 and 269,705, or 1.2 percent, from 2012, according to statistics released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Most industry sectors with nonemployer businesses experienced growth in the number of nonemployer establishments and receipts since 2012, according to Nonemployer Statistics: 2013, which includes data on businesses in nearly 450 industries located in metropolitan areas, counties, states and nationwide. For example, the construction sector (NAICS 23) saw its first increase in number of nonemployer establishments since 2007. The sector added 21,644 establishments between 2012 and 2013.

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Managers, Employees Disagree On Most Common Workplace Etiquette Breach

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The rules you were taught in elementary school — pay attention, don’t be late, and if you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all — also hold true in the workplace, a new survey from Accountemps confirms. But managers view etiquette problems differently than employees do. The most common civility culprit cited by chief financial officers (CFOs) is being distracted during meetings (27 percent). Workers, on the other hand, pointed to gossiping about colleagues (28 percent) as the most prevalent breach of workplace etiquette.

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Ten U.S. Cities Now Have 1 Million People or More

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California and Texas Each Have Three of These Places San Josea, Calif., is now among the 10 U.S. cities with a population of 1 million or more, according to estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. California now has three cities with 1 million or more people (Los Angeles, San Diego and San Jose), tying Texas (Houston, San Antonio and Dallas) for the lead among states.

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Quotes for 2015 Graduates Infographic

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Words of Wisdom for Graduates The graduating Class of 2015 across the nation are dressed in their caps and gowns and preparing to embark on the next chapter in their lives. Whether a student is finishing high school or college, graduation is an important milestone. Tavorro has compiled a list of inspiring quotes for you to include in graduation speeches, scrapbook and craft projects or in personal notes to that special graduate.

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Global Talent Shortages Deepen

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Tenth year of survey reveals proportion of employers struggling to fill jobs at seven-year high. ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN), the world leader in innovative workforce solutions, urges businesses to act differently to attract and retain in-demand talent, as the company’s 10th annual Talent Shortage Survey, released today, reveals that skills shortages around the world show no signs of abating. The highest proportion of global employers since before the recession cannot find the talent they need — 38% of 41,700 hiring managers in 42 countries and territories — and more than one in five employers is still not pursuing any strategy to overcome talent shortages, despite the negative impact on their business.

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