Careers in tourism and event planning are on the rise. How is that possible with the economy in such a slump? Read on to find out why in 2011 tourism is one of the hottest new college majors that leads to a lucrative and FUN career.… Read More

Deciding if it’s time to leave your job can be nerve-wracking, especially if it has a REALLY BIG cushy paycheck. However, just because you don’t despise going into work doesn’t mean your current employment is right for you. If you have a job that’s about as rewarding as a foot fungus check out our career happiness guidelines to see if you should stay put or go.… Read More

In the course of a day, Eliot Spitzer had been reduced to just another corrupt public official. And, just like that, public confidence in ethical leadership fell another notch, highlighting the need for leaders who live up to their values. This is just the situation that business and political science schools are trying to avert.… Read More

When you are a minority, it’s not easy being hired by a diversity-focused company or attending a diversity-focused school. It is common to wonder if you were only hired for your race. It’s also common to wonder if your co-workers think you were hired for your skin color. Some folks, particularly those who feel disadvantaged by diversity initiatives, will even resent you for coming in the back door, so to speak. Needless to say, the shadow of diversity initiatives hangs over you.… Read More

Our director stood before the group to announce a new diversity initiative from corporate headquarters. “If two candidates possessed equal qualifications and experience and one was a white male and the other an underrepresented minority,” he said clumsily, “we would hire the minority.”

A gasp of shock went up from the group, which consisted of people of Ethiopian, Egyptian, Korean, Italian, Jewish, Danish, Hispanic, West Indian, Filipino, Irish, and German descent, male and female. … Read More