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The Upside Of Working In Retirement

Alexis Abramson, Ph.D. | Posted 01.25.2015 | Fifty
Alexis Abramson, Ph.D.

Retirement is a transition that's generally filled with mixed emotions. You may feel like you've finally reached your professional stride and still have many productive years left, but the human resources department is suggesting you take a "less-demanding" position based on the results of your annual physical and length of time with the company.

10 Funny Jobs You Need to Fill

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 01.22.2015 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Jobs. We all need them. Are you interested in creating jobs? I am too! Not in the traditional way, but in the literal one. Below are some jobs we need to create to make the world a better place at home and in the office.

Our Women Mean Business: Encore Careers After 40

Bobbie Brinegar | Posted 01.22.2015 | Business
Bobbie Brinegar

At age 52, recently divorced, depressed, and deeply in debt, Carol Gardner received advice from her attorney to "get a therapist or get a dog."

If You Hate Your Job, Here's How to Make It Better

Steve Rhode | Posted 01.22.2015 | Business
Steve Rhode

But if you hate your job, maybe the reason you think your boss isn't meeting your expectations of what your job should be is because you don't understand the concept of what a job really is. To turn things around and start loving your job, maybe these life experience tips will help:

5 Tips If You're Job Hunting For The First Time In Years

Next Avenue | Beverly Mahone | Posted 01.20.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Maureen Callahan (This article previously appeared on BoomerWorld.) In September 2013, I made a tough decision t...

International Monetary Fund Underscores the Importance of Jobs for Macroeconomic Stability

Sabina Dewan | Posted 01.16.2015 | Business
Sabina Dewan

A new report by the IMF and Economist Intelligence Unit acknowledges the importance of quality jobs, calling the JustJobs Index a "valuable look at income and employment security and working conditions."

Detectives, Students and Explorers: Seizing the Opportunity to Reinvent the Future of Work

Great Work Cultures | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business
Great Work Cultures

The reigning idea of having a "good job" is the legacy of the industrial revolution(s) and was a relatively stable concept for about a hundred years. That age is over. The order and systems that we've based our expectations and plans upon have changed.

The ABCs of Recruiting: Always Be Considerate

Erin Daruszka | Posted 01.13.2015 | Business
Erin Daruszka

A considerate attitude is also important because the persons doing the hiring are the face of your organization and often provide the candidate's first impression of the company. Put yourself in the candidate's place and provide a good experience. Here are some tips...

Why What You Read About Millennials Seems Contradictory

Haydn Shaw | Posted 01.21.2015 | Business
Haydn Shaw

In the movies of my youth, the good guys wore white hats and the bad guys wore black hats. One thing you knew, the good guys and the bad guys were not going to work together. They weren't human beings; they were good guys and bad guys.

Young People, Employment and Enterprise -- An Opportunity for System Change

Pioneers for Change | Posted 01.13.2015 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

Getting your first job, setting up your first business, taking your first degree are opportunities that should be available and accessible to all young people in the UK, but as we know truth is they are not.

The December Jobs Report in Pictures

Chad Stone | Posted 01.09.2015 | Politics
Chad Stone

Today's jobs report shows a labor market that strengthened significantly in 2014, but one that still bears scars from the Great Recession and subsequent federal budget cuts and other austerity policies that perpetuated a severe jobs slump even as the economy and business profits began to recover.

New Movie Theater Provides Meaningful Employment for Disabled Adults

HooplaHa | Posted 01.07.2015 | Good News
HooplaHa

The mission behind the Prospector is to provide adults with disabilities opportunities for meaningful employment and vocational training, which allows them to be a part of their community.

A Milestone Year for People with Disabilities in Healthcare and the Workplace

Joe Entwisle | Posted 12.31.2014 | Impact
Joe Entwisle

2014 was a year that proved this message true. All in all, we celebrated a big year towards making disability healthcare and employment a priority at the state and federal level. As a person with a disability, it's hard not to like the future and the hope that next year will bring.

10 Lies We Tell Ourselves About Our Jobs to Stick it Out

Michael Price | Posted 12.29.2014 | Business
Michael Price

Everyday you go to a job you can't stand you tell yourself 1 (or more) of 10 outrageous lies just so you can stick it out.

Mom Returns To Work

Devorah Blachor | Posted 12.29.2014 | Parents
Devorah Blachor

TRAINING: Mastered multitasking skills such as food consumption while driving, cooking, cleaning and exercising; achieved basic first-aid proficiency after staff member swallowed a Tinkerbell magnet.

Raising Overtime Pay Is Easier Than You Think

Bob Cesca | Posted 12.22.2014 | Politics
Bob Cesca

It has been an especially good time over the past month watching President Obama give the congressional Republicans exactly what they asked for when they decided to oppose everything he did. But it's time to complete the trifecta: raise overtime pay for American workers.

The Rise of the Employed Physician

Brian Secemsky, M.D. | Posted 12.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Brian Secemsky, M.D.

Importantly, in an era where patients see an ever-increasing number of non-physician providers, it is likely that young doctors will require a much more conscious effort to maintain a sense of personal responsibility for the health and well-being of the patients they care for.

Any Given Day

Stephen Gray Wallace | Posted 12.19.2014 | Impact
Stephen Gray Wallace

According to an African proverb, "Hope is the pillar of the world." A stronghold of sorts in environments filled with ever-changing circumstances.

It Takes a Nutjob to Provide Good Customer Service

Greg Schwem | Posted 12.17.2014 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

My 17-year-old daughter recently obtained her first job at a nationally known retail chain. At the risk of defying her threat that, "you had better not tell anybody where I'm working," I will not reveal the chain's identity.

The New Rules for Retail Workers

David Morris | Posted 12.15.2014 | Business
David Morris

The human cost in disrupted lives is enormous. Uncertain schedules undermine workers' efforts to fulfill their caregiving responsibilities or maintain stable childcare or pursue education or training or juggle a second part time job.

The Toughest Job in America is Being Unemployed

Kevin O'Brien | Posted 12.15.2014 | Impact
Kevin O'Brien

Ask anyone who has been out of work for an extended period of time, and you will surely hear that being unemployed is far more difficult than what their last job actually demanded of them.

Millions of Lives That Matter

Tania Bradkin | Posted 12.12.2014 | Impact
Tania Bradkin

Every day in the United States, with just the "click" of a button millions of Americans apply for employment. It's so effortless, in fact, that I can type this piece, pause for one or two seconds and CLICK; I just applied for a job, in literally, a blink.

12 Careers to Help You Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

Dan Miles | Posted 12.11.2014 | Comedy
Dan Miles

There are many factors to consider when choosing a potential career; pay, prospects the elusive work/life balance. However too few people consider whether their chosen profession would in fact help them survive a zombie apocalypse.

Volunteers May Have Employee Legal Status

Brad Reid | Posted 12.10.2014 | Business
Brad Reid

If a volunteer is in fact an employee then employee protection laws such as minimum wage and overtime, as well as Title VII, will frequently apply. Consult experienced legal counsel to review your specific situation.

Employment, Not Immigration Reform

Brian Ross | Posted 12.09.2014 | Politics
Brian Ross

Republicans, angry about the undocumented "streaming" across our borders, could turn the flow of immigrants off tomorrow by passing real reform. No, not our immigration laws, but our employment law.