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Jeb Bush Claim Doesn't Hold Up | Eugene Kiely | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

The following post first appeared on In touting conservative policies in Republican-controlled states, Jeb Bush claimed, “The So...

Why GDP Growth Won't Fix Our Poverty Problem

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 04.30.2013 | World
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

The financial institutions' focus on generating economic growth without ensuring the concomitant increase in jobs, and the inequality this generates, is partly to blame for the waning public support for global economic integration.

What to Do When Your Employees Quit in 2013

Heather Huhman | Posted 06.29.2013 | Business
Heather Huhman

Remember, even though it seems scary for your company to lose valuable employees, it's important to be aware of the advantages and disadvantages of this situation. Always be on the lookout for ways to improve the work environment and retain the talented employees you already have.

Employment Dementia

Peter Weddle | Posted 06.26.2013 | Business
Peter Weddle

If you have a job today, you're probably dealing with employment dementia. It is a pandemic among employers. As the days go by, they forget what you've accomplished on their behalf and fail to recognize the contribution you've made to their success. You are, in short, a stranger to them.

The Best Version of You Is Better Than the Half-Assed Version of Someone Else

Troy Campbell | Posted 06.24.2013 | Business
Troy Campbell

Now this is not to say that people shouldn't address their weaknesses or abandon learning basic skills. But it does mean that individuals and our society need to recognize that people have different skills.

The Startling Truth About Employment And The Fiscal Cliff

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.22.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Washington's budget tightening is having a minimal effect on businesses, a survey of business economists released Monday shows. The ...

The Jobs Crisis: Nine Reasons Why It's 'Broken' News

Roger Wright | Posted 06.18.2013 | Business
Roger Wright

The soaring everlasting unemployment. Shattering dreams and killing souls. It's no longer "breaking news." It's broken news. Here are 10 reasons why.

Losing Job Search Momentum? Why You Should Help Others First

Patrick Richard | Posted 06.17.2013 | Business
Patrick Richard

Helping others can give you a sense of self-worth that can often be hard to come by on the job search. Help a friend or fellow job seeker first, and see how your luck turns around.

4 Reasons Your Employees Are Quitting

Heather Huhman | Posted 06.17.2013 | Business
Heather Huhman

According to a recent survey by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of people quitting their jobs is at an all time high since 2008. If you're experiencing an increase in the number of employees leaving your company, here are four reasons to explain why they're moving on.

Jobstacles - How I Became A Plumber

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 06.17.2013 | Good News
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Sal Algaba took a windy route to becoming a plumber. Photo Credit: Chaz Hubbard/Youth Radio By: Jenny Bolario, Chaz Hubbard and Denise Tejada What...

New Laws Aim To Help People Get Jobs After Getting Arrested

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 06.11.2013 | Business
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: Brett Myers/Youth Radio By: Ashley Williams Seventeen year-old Andrew is filling out a job application for a Jamba Juice in Oakland, C...

Maduro Wins Narrowly on Chávez Record; Close Election Is a Wake-up Call for the Government

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 06.15.2013 | World
Mark Weisbrot

After a short but bitterly fought, insult-laden campaign, Chavista standard-bearer Nicolás Maduro defeated challenger Henrique Capriles, thus assuring continuity in Venezuela after the death of President Hugo Chávez last month.

Disabled Individuals Bring Innovation to the Workforce

Jay Ruderman | Posted 06.12.2013 | Impact
Jay Ruderman

For the sake of U.S. competitiveness -- and above all, equality -- it is time to prove wrong the common misperception that individuals with disabilities are non-active members of society.

Top 5 Ways To Annoy Your Co-Workers

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.11.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Most of us spend the majority of our time at work, interacting with dozens of people on a regular basis. And while a pleasant office can make the hour...

Intern-al Affairs: How to Intern (and Manage Interns) This Summer

Nancy A. Shenker | Posted 06.10.2013 | Business
Nancy A. Shenker

The search for summer jobs is already in full swing. Resumes and emails from eager college and high school students abound! Interns can be fantastic. But not all interns are created equal. Here are some tips for getting, keeping, and benefiting from an internship.

How to Select a Candidate When Your Applicants Lack Experience

Heather Huhman | Posted 06.10.2013 | Business
Heather Huhman

The majority of the resumes you have looked at belong to candidates with sparkling GPAs and part-time jobs, yet lack the "job-related experience" needed for your company. Don't lose hope just yet.

3 Ways to Shorten Your Job Search

Robyn Greenspan | Posted 06.08.2013 | Business
Robyn Greenspan

Can you go a year without a salary or stay in a job where you're not happy? That's about the length of time to find a new executive-level job.

More Senators Come Out in Favor of Gay Marriage Money

Rebecca Juro | Posted 06.05.2013 | Gay Voices
Rebecca Juro

How many of these Senators who have just declared their support for same-sex marriage over the last few weeks have also come out in support of the ENDA, which would protect the jobs and incomes of the families these politicians now say should be allowed to be formed?

VetJobs Veteran Unemployment Situation Report (VESR) for March 2013

Ted Daywalt | Posted 06.05.2013 | Business
Ted Daywalt

The BLS CPS report says there were 21,492,000 veterans alive in March, down from 21,520,000 in February, a loss of 28,000 veterans in March. There were 11,011,000 veterans in the workforce in March, down 103,000 from the 11,114,000 in February.

Jobstacles: Slam-Dunking as a Career

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 06.05.2013 | Good News
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Jenny Bolario, Chaz Hubbard and Denis...

The Path to Eradicating Poverty in America

Gary Reber | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics
Gary Reber

Without reforming the system, the projection is that by the year 2020, more than 50 percent of the American people will not earn more than the minimum wage.

Social Change for Free Is a Difficult Price Point to Undersell

Jonathan Lewis | Posted 06.03.2013 | Impact
Jonathan Lewis

We can and must learn to acknowledge -- indeed respect -- the sincerely committed social innovator without unthoughtfully endorsing every social innovation.

Employment vs. Unemployment -- and Having a Job vs. Being Your Own Boss

Kevin Powell | Posted 06.03.2013 | Small Business
Kevin Powell

Being an entrepreneur is not for everyone, just like college is not for everyone. But how do you know if you never even try?

Preparing Millennials for the 21st Century Economy

Gloria Cordes Larson | Posted 06.03.2013 | College
Gloria Cordes Larson

Higher education in America faces unprecedented challenges, as students, parents, and a growing number of people in the business and education communities are asking: "Is college really worth it?"

10 Ways To Annoy Your Co-Workers

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 06.03.2013 | Fifty
Helene Cohen Bludman

Friday is a sight for sore eyes when you've had a terrible week at work. You know what I mean. A frustrating, complicated, endless bang-the-head-on-the-wall kind of week. Ever experience one of those?