Research shows more small business does not mean more entrepreneurs
Academic workplace bias against parents hurts nonparents too
Parents have reported before that trying to balance work and family obligations comes with career costs. But a new study from Rice University and the University of California, San Diego, shows that university ...
Automated 'coach' could help with social interactions (w/ Video)
Social phobias affect about 15 million adults in the United States, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, and surveys show that public speaking is high on the list of such phobias. For some ...
Geeks the stars as Apple 'Mac' turns 30
Geeks who brought the Macintosh computer to life became Silicon Valley rock stars on Saturday, with people asking for autographs or photos while celebrating the Apple desktop machine's 30th birthday. ...
Social group may be key to fostering creativity
(Phys.org) —Creativity and genius are commonly seen as attributes of an individual, but new research indicates the role played by the surrounding group may be just as important.
Microsoft job ads for engineers show body-double plans
New research shows that asking for a precise number during negotiations can give you the upper hand
With so much on the line for job seekers in this difficult economic climate, a lot of new hires might be wondering how—or whether at all—to negotiate salary when offered a new position. A recently published study on the ...
Apple watchers keen for next big thing
As Apple polishes its culture-changing gadgets to gleam during the holiday shopping season, pressure is growing for it to deliver the next big thing.
Tricks of the trade: Study suggests how freelancers can land more jobs
According to Elance.com, the online workplace lists more than three million registered freelancers worldwide, and each month it posts 100,000+ freelance jobs ranging from computer programming and web design to finance and ...
Apple, Google chiefs face grilling on 'no-poaching'
Apple chief Tim Cook and Google chairman Eric Schmidt are expected to face questioning in a lawsuit accusing Silicon Valley giants of secretly agreeing not to "poach" one another's workers, according to officials ...
Study shows calm candidates perform better on tests used to screen job applicants
Applying for a job can be stressful at the best of times and even more so in today's very competitive job market. For some it is especially daunting when standardized tests—a proven tool in the selection ...
'Gorilla Glass' maker looks beyond smartphones
Corning, which played a key role in the smartphone revolution with its robust "Gorilla Glass," is looking beyond the small screen with an upgraded version which promises to be even tougher.
Waiting for Apple's iWatch
With Apple's stock hobbling and questions lingering about its ability to innovate in the post-Steve Jobs era, investors and fans are latching on to hopes that the tech giant's next big thing will be the iWatch.
'Mac' turns 30 in changing computer world
Decades before changing the world with iPhones and iPads, Apple transformed home computing with the Macintosh.