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Hotspots for Startup IT Jobs

March 23, 2014

If you’re looking to be part of the next big tech startup, here are the cities you should focus on when searching for IT jobs. ABOUT THE HOTSPOT SCORE FOR STARTUP IT JOBS The tech startup hotspot score for each US metro area is an index based on the number of startup IT jobs available […]

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The Great Prosperity and The Great Regression

February 26, 2013

Before 1970, wages and overall compensation for production and non-supervisory workers tracked steadily upward alongside gains in productivity. From 1980 to 2009, no one did better than the top fifth. The poorest lost ground. Source

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Should I work for free?

January 11, 2013

Since I am a crazy person and we are all nerds, this chart is entirely css and html. Faster loading and you can translate it into any language! Google translation is a little funky, but it should hopefully get the point across. A very handy and humorous chart which will help you figure out whether […]

Is Walking Away From Your Mortgage OK?

Is Walking Away From Your Mortgage OK?

December 6, 2012

The scourge of foreclosures has brought a lot of moral issues to light. Is it OK to simply stop paying your mortgage? The answer you get depends a lot on who you ask and what the circumstances are. If you’ve never thought much about this question, you may soon. There are so many mortgages going […]

Your Mortgage Chopped Up and Sold Off

Your Mortgage Chopped Up and Sold Off

November 26, 2012

You’re buying a new home, but once you retain a mortgage broker and sign the papers, the wheels of the mortgage industry machine start to spin…. ….and everyone takes their piece of the pie. Source

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World’s Highest Paid Leaders

September 29, 2012

Do you know much our beloved leaders get paid to manage our country? Do you earn more than them or do they earn more than you? Source

Career Advantage: Patriots Fans vs. Giants Fans

Career Advantage: Patriots Fans vs. Giants Fans

August 24, 2012

Infographic created on behalf of our client, Sunbourne illustrating the holiday and travel habits of the British. The infographic dives into popular holiday trends, where Britons like to vacation and recent changes in travel trends due to the recession. Camping and caravanning are identified as a very popular holiday option for most British families. Source

How Much People Pay for Health Care Around the World

How Much People Pay for Health Care Around the World

July 31, 2012

Every country in the world approaches health care differently, but the end goal is the same: Keep citizens as healthy as possible at the lowest cost. Some countries spend a lot on health care, but see don’t see great benefits for those expenditures among their citizens. Others, at least by the metrics, are finding ways […]

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PayScale’s 2012 Compensation Best Practices

June 22, 2012

Each year, PayScale surveys thousands of HR and business leaders to learn about the workforce and compensation trends they’ve experienced in the previous year, and to see how those trends have informed their plans going forward. Below is a summary of those results. Source

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Pay and Performance

May 21, 2012

Mercer’s What’s Working™ survey shows that US employees value base pay highly as part of their overall employment deal, but they are less satisfied with it today compared to five years ago. Women are less satisfied than men with both base and incentive pay, and are less likely to say they are being paid fairly. […]

Best & Worst Cities for Wage Growth

Best & Worst Cities for Wage Growth

May 9, 2012

If you want to increase your income, which city currently offers you the best chance? Results from The PayScale Index show which cities to pick and which to avoid for wage growth. Source