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Perfect Attendance: Cold and Flu Season's Public Health Menace

Dr. Caroline Cicero | Posted 02.06.2012 | Education
Dr. Caroline Cicero

Working while you are sick doesn't make you productive. Kids don't do well in school when they should be at home recovering, and their peers sitting next to them don't win either.

Report: Private Sector Adds More Jobs Than Expected In October

Posted 01.02.2012 | Business

NEW YORK - U.S. private-sector employers added 110,000 jobs in October, beating economists' expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed ...

Planned Layoffs Steeply Drop In October

Posted 01.02.2012 | Business

NEW YORK - The number of planned layoffs at U.S. firms dropped in October after hitting a more than 2-year high the month before, while seasonal p...

The World's Most Attractive Employers

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.29.2011 | Business

Of all companies in the world, it's Google that most often holds the enviable title of dream employer. Based on the opinions of 160,000 job seeker...

How Companies Use Facebook To Hire And Fire

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 10.04.2011 | Business

In an increasingly digitized world, roughly 45 percent of employers now reportedly use social media sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter to scre...

Earning Your Stripes: Internships & Business

Rise Birnbaum | Posted 08.29.2011 | College
Rise Birnbaum

With the job market really dry out there for newly-minted college grads, what's a kid to do?

Hiring Prospects Improve Abroad, Hold Steady In America

Posted 08.14.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Nick Zieminski) - Hiring prospects for the coming quarter have improved in most large economies from three months ago, while holding ste...

The 10 Companies Young People Want To Work For Most

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The employer branding firm, Universum, recently asked young professionals for their thoughts on America's employers including which they'd most like t...

Jobless Claims Fall To Lowest Level Since July 2008

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

(Reuters) - New U.S. claims for unemployment benefits fell as expected last week, with the four-week moving average dropping to its lowest level in ...

Unpaid Internships And The Jobless People Fighting For Them

Los Angeles Times | Alana Semuels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Working for no pay isn't the preferred route out of unemployment, but it offers valuable experience and the inside track to jobs once they do open up....

Can Social Media Get You Fired?

Lewis Maltby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lewis Maltby

Indeed, it can. You may want to think twice before posting about the horribleness of your job or your boss' lack of basic managerial skills.

I Have Seen the Future of Business -- and It Is Small

Steve Strauss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Strauss

It used to be that big was big. But today, small is the new big, and the future of business is going to be what I just saw on that great plane ride: Small businesses going global.

Laura Bassett

Employers Won't Hire The Jobless Because Of The 'Desperate Vibe' | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Isang Inokon, a headhunter for Amherst Healthcare recruiting firm, posted a Craigslist job ad on November 18 for clinical pharmacists --...

Proud to Support the Rule of Law and Immigration, Too

Rep. Luis Gutierrez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Luis Gutierrez

Following the no compromise, "law and order" approach to immigration -- as we have done for the last two decades or more -- has yielded a lot less law and a lot less order.

PHOTOS: Students' Picks For The World's Best Employers

The Huffington Post | Nathaniel Cahners Hindman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Where does the world want to work most? Employer branding firm Universum asked a group of 130,000 student job seekers living in the world's 12 largest...

How To Solve America's Tax Nightmare: CUT Tax Rates, Eliminate Tax Returns, Create VAT

Newsweek | Keith Libbey and Evan ThomasAugust 26, 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

How about this for a tax plan: cut most people's taxes by half, eliminate the need to file returns, and provide the Treasury with a better way to redu...

Rejected Outright for the Job Because of Their Online Image

Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone

Business strategist and Webby Award winner David Allen Ibsen (runs business consultancy 5 Meetings Before Lunch) was helping one of his start-up clien...

10 Relationship Values That Will Help In Your Internship

Ladan Nekoomaram | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Ladan Nekoomaram

An internship is a lot like a relationship--if both parties have the other's interests at heart, it can result in a fulfilling experience. But if someone doesn't hold up their end of the commitment, it can result in a bad reference, the product suffering or a gigantic waste of time for everyone.

Work-Life Balance: Help Is on the Way

Sheila Lirio Marcelo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sheila Lirio Marcelo

The amount parents spend on child care takes up an average of 15 percent of their household income. For most families, child care is the second-highest monthly expense behind rent or mortgage.

End of Free Checking a Financial Squeeze: How Employers Can Help

Clare J. Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Clare J. Morgan

The free checking accounts many Americans enjoy will soon be a thing of the past as banks scramble to find new ways to recoup overdraft charges and other fees they're no longer allowed to impose.

Office Romances: 5 Things You Need To Know

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Julia L. Rogers | Posted 08.09.2011 | Small Business

Love really can happen anywhere, even under the fluorescent, unflattering glow of office lighting. Work can be a nonthreatening place to meet potentia...

Study: Many Employee Workloads Increased Since 2007, Most Benefits Stayed Same

AP | DAVE CARPENTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CHICAGO — If it seems like you're working harder than you used to, it's probably not your imagination. Many companies have increased employees'...

Unpaid Internships Investigated: 'Mostly Drudgery' Means Employers Must Usually Pay, Say Regulators

New York Times | STEVEN GREENHOUSE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Convinced that many unpaid internships violate minimum wage laws, officials in Oregon, California and other states have begun investigations and fined...

Dan Froomkin

White House Launches Push For Workplace Flexibility | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two out of three American families are so-called "juggler families," in which parents are forever trying to balance the needs of their job with the ne...

Utah Seeks To IMPRISON Employers Who Hire Illegal Immigrants

AP | BROCK VERGAKIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver