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Posted January 26, 2015 by

College Degrees That Offer The Best Outlook For Jobs After Graduation

Graduates students holding their diploma with big smilling

Graduates holding their diplomas with big smiling. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Choosing a college major is a serious decision, one that can have a major impact on your future. When selecting a program or degree, you have to consider your economic prospects. There is no question that some degrees provide you with greater earning potential than others. The following are some of your best choices if you want to find a good job after graduating. (more…)

Posted January 20, 2014 by

Hot College Majors in 2014

Using a pencil to choose a major on questionnaire

Using a pencil to choose a major on questionnaire. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Most of us were told as children that we could be whatever we wanted to be when we grew up. As time goes on, most of us tend to realize that the truth is slightly more complicated.

We’re all free to follow our dreams and passions, but our trajectory in life, particularly where college is concerned, can have a great deal more to do with pragmatism than with the far-off dreams of our childhood. Quite simply, our choice of college major should take a number of factors into account, including the state of the job market. (more…)

Posted April 23, 2013 by

Video: View Machines in Workforce as Teammates, Not Threats

Erik Brynjolfsson

Erik Brynjolfsson, director of the MIT Center for Digital Business and research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research

As machines take on more jobs, many find themselves out of work or with raises indefinitely postponed. Is this the end of growth?

No, says Erik Brynjolfsson — it’s simply the growing pains of a radically reorganized economy. A riveting case for why big innovations are ahead of us … if we think of computers as our teammates. Be sure to watch the opposing viewpoint from Robert Gordon.

Erik Brynjolfsson examines the effects of information technologies on business strategy, productivity and employment. (more…)