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A Tragic Death, a Family Rift—and a Chance to Learn the Truth After 55 Years

Young Danny Marcus’s death in 1964 ruptured his family. Decades later, a home DNA test gave them a chance to heal.

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CEOs Share Their Most Helpful (and Unconventional) Career Advice

From encouraging job-hopping to avoiding ‘clunker’ bosses, executives in a variety of industries give their best tips for new grads—and anyone hoping for a long career.


The New Rules of Middle Age, Written by Women

As a new wave of women step into their mid-centuries, books reimagining female midlife are striking a chord.


It’s Never Too Late to Start a Brilliant Career

Our obsession with early achievement shortchanges people of all ages. Research shows that our brains keep developing deep into adulthood and so do our capabilities.

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Texting Moves to the Workplace, as Do the Awkward Misfires. ‘I’m Here. I Luv U.’

Oversharing colleagues are the least of it; the wrong ‘pumpkinbear.’


Millennials Are the Therapy Generation

People in their 20s and 30s seek mental-health help more often, and they are changing the nature of treatment.

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Why Companies Are Failing at Reskilling

In a tight labor market, employers from Amazon to JPMorgan are trying to get better at retraining the workers they have. ‘We need a Waze for your career,’ says one labor expert.


Buffett Sees a Lot to Dislike in U.S. Companies

Berkshire CEO Warren Buffett criticizes overpaid board members who lack independence and Wells Fargo practices that contributed to scandals.

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A Wake-Up Call for Grads: Entry-Level Jobs Aren’t So Entry Level Any More

Gone are the days when new hires spent years learning the ropes before being handed important work. The Class of 2019 will be thrown right into the fray.

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The Debate in HR: What’s the Best Way to Fire Someone?

Employers are trying to be more sensitive in how they handle terminations; Wednesdays or Fridays?

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