Fifty years ago, who would have thought computers, the Internet and the endless advancement of technology would have such an impact on what workers do today and how they do it? Finding a career in one of the emerging industries is essential for professional success. What emerging industries are growing at a rapid pace? Which… Read more »
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Just a decade ago, it was almost inconceivable that you could rent an apartment or car from complete strangers. But in 2016, all of this is possible thanks to collaborative consumption. The raging success of the sharing economy is having a major impact on the way many people work, live and play. It is clear… Read more »
Fraud affects countless Americans every year and results in the loss of billions of dollars. With white collar crime such a widespread and complicated problem in the 21st century, many professionals are needed to address fraud effectively. Enter forensic accounting — an increasingly popular accounting specialty that deals with fraud and its legal ramifications. Forensic… Read more »
Understanding the needs of a business and solving its problems are challenging tasks. That’s why organizations often rely on outside consultants to analyze the issues, offer solutions and help the company meet its goals. No two days are alike for management consultants, who enjoy a strong salary and the chance to make a difference in… Read more »
Pittsburgh has been affectionately called “The Steel City” for its prominent role in the Industrial Revolution and its key contributions to America’s rise in global business. In many ways, the growth of the U.S. economy can be examined by focusing on the history of Pittsburgh business. Before, during and after the steel boom, Pittsburgh has… Read more »
Facebook reported in its 2014 results that it had surpassed 1.39 billion monthly active users worldwide. When compared to the current world population of 7 billion, that means close to 20 percent of people globally have a Facebook account. Facebook reports that more than 30 billion pieces of content are shared each month. These figures are… Read more »
The American economy produces the world’s second largest gross domestic product (GDP), an aggregate measure of economic production. From agriculture to health care, industries span the nation. Each region of the country, however, has unique claims to particular sectors. This infographic takes an in-depth look at regional economies, including what industries they specialize in.