Companies are challenging the notion that students who specialize in STEM courses and academia will be more likely to succeed in the job market. Instead, many employers are using computer programs to assess the qualitative skills of their candidates.
Despite largely supporting President Trump in 2016, farmers and ranchers in Montana and other agricultural states are now feeling the effects of his unpredictable approach to trade policy. The growing trade conflict with China is an especially strong source of concern.
The pecan may be the only native nut to the United States, but for the past decade, China has been its biggest consumer. Now, with the possibility of Chinese tariffs on a number of agricultural products looming, farmers are rethinking how to market pecans in the US.
Huawei, the No. 3 smartphone brand, has repeatedly been stymied trying to enter the American market. The US has cited national security concerns.
A person wearing a Chewbacca costume poses for photographers during a photo call for the film 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' at the 71st International Film Festival, in Cannes, southern France, on May 15.
Cryptocurrency – that hip computer-software money that was supposed to sweep cash into the dustbin of history – is having its comeuppance in 2018. Its price is plunging, and governments are beginning to rein it in.
In a state famous for its bustling tourism industry, many hospitality companies are struggling to fill open positions. Hawaii has the lowest unemployment rate in the US and is now strategizing how to attract a young labor force and foster a higher demand for jobs.