You may have heard that hard work builds character — but how so? Read about some benefits of hard work that you may not have considered before.
A Smithsonian exhibition highlights the “invisible labor” women have been doing at home for decades as conversations regarding women empowerment swarm the nation.
So what if you’re too young to be hired for a regular job? Strike out on your own with some of these possibilities!
How do rideshare companies attract drivers to work unpredictable hours for minimum wage? By turning work into a game.
What’s work without a weekend? Get an overview of the evolving idea of the weekend, over time and around the world.
In recent years, increasing amounts of screen time have contributed to a growing sense of disconnection with the physical world—hence, the birth of the “maker movement,” or a return to hands-on creation. Read about how “makerspaces” are attracting people with different interests who all want to create things they can hold on to.
When you’re thinking about starting your first job, you might be worried that you don’t have the skills you need. But some of the most-wanted skills employers look for are ones you can develop now.
It may seem like you’re a long way away from being able to have a job, but it’s not too early to start considering whether you should work when you’re in high school.
Don’t let anyone call you lazy for taking a break now and then! Taking breaks helps you work smarter and more productively.
It’s never too soon to start creating a resumé that you can add to as you gain experience with babysitting and volunteer work. Get more tips for landing that first part-time job from a career expert.
Next time you take a bite of a delicious avocado or orange, think about who picked it. This article provides some basic facts about the people who are the backbone of our agricultural system.
Does it seem as if there is never enough time to get all your work done? Everyone has the same number of hours a week, but these teens manage their time well. Read their strategies for fitting in time for work and play.
Do you know what it means to have a good work ethic? Read this article to get some advice on how to develop the habits and skills that will make you a valued worker in any field.
A recent study suggests that teenagers can increase their sense of self-worth by voluntarily helping strangers, even with small, simple acts of kindness.
The author of this article predicts several ways the millenial generation will change the world of business.
Volunteering in your community is a great way to prepare for your first job. Click to read a list of 20 valuable skills you can learn from volunteering.
Check out this link to see why one blogger thinks it’s important for teenagers to have jobs.
Through this quick animation, discover why breaking up your work will make you more productive. Be sure to try out some of the tips for yourself!
In 2011, a scholar in California discovered the manuscript of an unfinished children’s story written by Mark Twain, the author of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Read to find out how two award-winning authors undertook the daunting task of completing the work of one of the giants of American literature.
Interested in robots? How about a career in science and technology? Click this link to learn about an organization called FIRST and its Robotics Competition teams.