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by Brandon Busteed

Colleges and universities need alumni to serve as mentors for current students and help them get internships.

by Elsa Steiner, Nikola Yager and Kristen Lee, Guest Contributors

New research on child marriage using Gallup's World Poll shows how many young people worldwide are married and what their lives are like.

by Nate Dvorak

As the lines between work, remote work and vacation are blurring, traditional vacation policies may need to be revisited.

by Valerie J. Calderon and Nate Dvorak

Americans' confidence in public schools increased in 2017, reaching an eight-year high. But there's still enormous opportunity for growth.

by Alyssa Davis

Nearly eight in 10 Americans prefer drug-free ways to treat their physical pain. More communication between doctors and patients about drug-free alternatives could help reduce deaths from prescription opioid abuse.

by Jonathan Rothwell

People living in places that shifted employment from manufacturing to other sectors do not evaluate their lives lower than those living in other areas.

by Tim Hodges

More than four in 10 U.S. public school superintendents are engaged at work. They play an important leadership role in creating a culture of engagement for their district staff and students.

When evaluating employee perks, companies should avoid chasing after trendy offerings that may initially attract employees, but fail to retain them.

by Valerie J. Calderon

Going back to school is better for students who know an adult at school cares about them.

Opinion
by Brandon Busteed

"Liberal" is politically charged, and "arts" has a negative connotation regarding improving graduates' job prospects.

Opinion
by Larry Emond

Some companies have massively boosted their number of engaged employees, while others have not. Find out what makes the difference.

Opinion
by Brandon Busteed

Top institutions have led an arms race of extensive new facilities, substantial growth in administrative staff, and an expansion of postgraduate degrees and programs -- with skyrocketing tuition. This is unsustainable.

by Valerie J. Calderon and Jeffrey M. Jones

Four in 10 chief business officers are concerned about the financial stability of their institution in the next five years.

by Annamarie Mann

Employees who work remotely 100% of the time report the lowest levels of engagement. Find out what you can do about it.

by Jon Clifton

Nearly 150 million people -- or 4% of the world's adult population -- want to move to the U.S.

by Jon Clifton

Americans' feeling of freedom is declining. This drop -- dramatic in the U.S. -- isn't happening in other wealthy democracies.

by Annamarie Mann

Open office floor plans are effective when they keep in mind human nature and employees' needs.

by Jon Clifton

Gallup's 2017 Global Emotions Report quantifies how the world is feeling.

by Jaimie Francis and Zac Auter

How to fix the misalignment between the talents employers demand and the skills graduates have as they enter the workforce.

by Valerie J. Calderon

Getting to do what they do best at school every day helps to engage students with school today and prepare them for the future.