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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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 Youthradio.org, 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?

How to Play Together in the Multi-Generational Sandbox at Work

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 06.01.2013 | Business
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Millennials are asking for balance and flexibility during the job interview. Baby Boomers are vexed by Generation Y and their tether to technology. Generation X is eager for feedback about their work and also quick to provide criticism of others.

Sick Days Go Viral

Jodie Levin-Epstein | Posted 05.29.2013 | Business
Jodie Levin-Epstein

Around the nation, states and localities are enacting laws that provide a sick days labor standard, so that workers do not lose wages or jobs when the flu strikes.

5 Employee Costs Founders Often Forget

Bryce Maddock | Posted 05.29.2013 | Business
Bryce Maddock

Major acquisitions aside, startups are often blind to the actual costs associated with full-time employees. As you celebrate and toast to your latest round of funding, please take heed of five employee costs often forgotten by founders.

Lessons Employees Can Learn From the NCAA's March Madness

Steve Siebold | Posted 05.28.2013 | Business
Steve Siebold

Believe it or not, allowing your employees to get wrapped up in March Madness is actually a good thing, and in the long run will increase productivity and expand the way your employees approach their jobs.

Where To Go After Dropping Out

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.28.2013 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: Brett Myers/Youth Radio By: Joshua Clayton In elementary school and junior high, I was a bad little boy. You could find me in the prin...

For African Youth, Informal Sectors Jobs Are Normal

Ravi Kumar | Posted 05.25.2013 | World
Ravi Kumar

Informal sectors jobs would be instrumental in providing opportunities for growing young population in Africa. That's why, Devarajan said, countries should understand that "informal is normal."

Go BIG with Your Social Impact Career

Jonathan Lewis | Posted 05.26.2013 | Impact
Jonathan Lewis

No question, but that it is easier on the soul to work for a NGO, a social enterprise or an economic development agency. Purity is emotionally safe.

5 Tips To Help You Land The Job You Want

Tom Gimbel | Posted 05.25.2013 | Fifty
Tom Gimbel

It's been reported that baby boomers are the new 'unemployables.' That's fixable. Senior professionals who have the competitive spirit of a 20-year-old, and who also have vast experience, are indispensable. You simply have to prove the myths wrong.

12 People Left Behind During America's Recovery

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.20.2013 | Business

While many of the richest Americans are raking in money, some people are actually worse off now than when the recession officially ended in June of 20...