More voters rate the economy positively today than have since 2001, according to the latest Fox News Poll.
In addition, approval of the job President Trump is doing on the economy stands at 52 percent (41 percent disapprove). That’s just one-point off his high of 53 percent last summer, and up from 48-46 percent in May.
US employment appears to be one of the brightest spots in the slowing economy. But an often underlooked measure paints a less rosy picture of the labor market. The labor-force participation rate has hovered around 62% over the past decade, which was low by historical standards and compared with other countries.
Networking, despite its value, is often misunderstood. By constantly getting new perspectives on networking, you can always remind yourself of how to best connect with others.
Networking is changing—technology and social media have made reaching out to others easier than ever before. Yet it’s as difficult as ever to establish meaningful connections with other people. At the heart of networking, past and present, is understanding the needs and wants of others, but it’s not always clear how to translate that into what you do on a daily basis.
For better or worse, everyone else is experiencing the same fractured landscape you are. The key to effective networking is always to put yourself out there as much as possible, but if you’re looking for more detailed strategies, here are 10 of the best books on networking to improve your skills: Continue at Source: Best Books For Networking
Young millennials can ease into adulthood by living in affordable places that offer room for job growth. Here are the best places for them to live.
It can be daunting for a young 20-something to transition into adulthood, but living in the right location can ease the process.
MoneyRates.com recently ranked the best states for young millennials to live in, including Washington, DC. It grouped eight sets of data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Census Bureau into three major categories — job market, affordability and access, and lifestyle, awarding each state an average ranking in each category.
Turns out, Midwestern states like North Dakota and Iowa have the most factors that appeal to millennials. Nebraska, for example, has a higher proportion of young adults than places like New York and California, according to the report.
Below, see the ranking of best places to live for young 20-somethings. We included the unemployment rate for those ages 20 to 24, the median rent, and the number of bars, pubs, and nightclubs per capita. Continue at Source: The 25 best states to live for 20-somethings, where jobs are booming and rent is affordable
Use these tips for your next vacay.
Dreaming of sipping a daiquiri on a gorgeous beach while reading your favorite novel? Join the club. But if you’re short on vacation days and long on dreams, there are some practical things you can do to make a vacation happen without taking much time off, if any at all. Continue at Source: How to travel without taking time off
Whether you are finishing university, waiting for a promotion, or in need of a a complete career change, it can be hard to know who to turn to and how to go about getting what you want. Imposter syndrome is a very real issue, so looking at how other people have progressed can be incredibly helpful. Empowered women empower women. At the moment, it feels like so many people are being open about their successes, as well as their low points, and some have even written them down. Here are the seven best books for career advice. One of the most comforting feelings is knowing that someone you admire has felt the same as you at one point and they’re still killing the game. Continue at Source: 7 Books Packed With Career Advice From Badass Authors Who’ve Been There
We have the dream summer job for you! We’re looking for the perfect candidate to become our official Instagrammer at the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France.
Enjoy a paid trip to Lyon, earning £500 for simply snapping away at the final on the 7th of July 2019.
Being part of the biggest sporting event this summer, you’ll be able to explore the beauty of one of the most historic cities in France and experience a World Cup atmosphere like no other. Apply at Source: Dream Summer Job: Get Paid £500 To Instagram The Biggest Event In Women’s Football
So, you are also looking for happiness? We hope that you will come visit us in Denmark and help us find all the keys to a real home of happiness. Keys we will share with the rest of the world – and hopefully make everyone in it (perhaps even you?) a little bit happier. Continue at Source: Join and Win – IKEA – Home View
A luxury resort called The Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu in the Maldives is looking for one lucky person to take care of the sea turtles at the resort’s Olive Ridley Project Marine Turtle Rescue Centre for two weeks in August as part of a truly epic internship.
The intern will be flown out to the resort, stay in a guest villa, have all meals covered, and experience some of the luxurious experiences the resort has to offer, such as a Sunset Cruise and a guided group snorkeling trip in the Baa Atoll. Continue at Source: This Luxury Resort in the Maldives is Looking for a Summer Intern to Care for Majestic Sea Turtles
LAS VEGAS – The coming of the machines is inevitable. And this city knows it.
MGM Resorts International this year plans to install at Las Vegas resorts an unknown number of automated beverage systems programmed to mix hundreds of different drinks – all at the touch of a button. See more at Source: ‘It was bound to happen’: Machines are coming to the Vegas Strip — and they may take jobs