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The Holiest Bovine

Shan Wells | Posted 09.07.2011 | Denver
Shan Wells

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Lila Shapiro

Recovery Derailed: June Jobs Report Stokes Fears Of Return To Recession

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 09.07.2011 | Business

This story was reported in collaboration with our partners at Patch.com Two years after the official end of the Great Recession, much of the countr...

Obama On Jobs Report: 'We Still Have A Long Way To Go'

Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP/The Huffington Post) -- President Barack Obama says the uncertainty over whether lawmakers will raise the nation's debt limit is keepin...

The Youth Are Leading Change in Brazil

Akhtar Badshah | Posted 09.06.2011 | Impact
Akhtar Badshah

The magic of Brazil is that there is no conflict between economic growth and lifting people out of poverty. I saw a clear sense of priority and investment in youth as the driver.

Greece Would Likely Default If It Followed French Banks' Plan: S&P

Posted 09.03.2011 | Business

ATHENS (Angeliki Koutantou) - Greece would likely be in default if it follows a debt rollover plan pushed by French banks, S&P warned on Monday, d...

Corporations Have 'Captured' Nearly All Post-Recession Income Growth: Report

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 08.30.2011 | Business

Corporations have reaped in approximately 88 percent of the national income growth since the economic recovery began, states a report by Northeastern ...

Top-Level Professionals View 40-Hour Work Week As Part-Time: Report

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.30.2011 | Business

Over the last thirty years, the majority of Americans have started working longer hours while earning less, according to a recent report by the Center...

Americans Work Less Than 4 Hours A Day

Posted 08.24.2011 | Business

Americans are working less and relaxing more, according to the 2010 American Time Use Survey. The survey, released by the Labor Department on Wedne...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Why You Need A Mentor At Work -- And How To Find One

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 08.23.2011 | Women

During her first job out of college, Ally Sperber never went in search of a mentor. Instead, Mary Ellen, one of the managing partners in the financial...

The War Must Not Go On!

Jim Wallis | Posted 08.23.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

The president has announced that after an initial drawdown in Afghanistan, the remaining troops will be withdrawn "at a steady pace" going into 2014. But that's not good enough. President Obama had an opportunity to pivot his policy on the war and he didn't take it.

What Work Could Gilded Age Women Do?

Lev Raphael | Posted 08.14.2011 | Women
Lev Raphael

Remember Edith Wharton's The House of Mirth? Remember how faded socialite Lily Bart drops down the social ladder, from unpaid secretary for her wealt...

Who Are You?

Jeffrey Small | Posted 08.13.2011 | Religion
Jeffrey Small

The danger of tying our self-identities to something external to ourselves is how fragile that identification can be. What happens when we retire, we lose our jobs, or we change careers?

The Greek Tragedy: Could a 'Haircut' Help?

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 08.13.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

Debate has been raging as to whether the Greek economy can avoid bankruptcy. Just how big is the problem, what are the options and how is this impacting financial markets?

Green Jobs: More Than Just Green and More Than Just Jobs

Alison Craiglow Hockenberry | Posted 08.10.2011 | Impact
Alison Craiglow Hockenberry

There's plenty of demand for solutions to our major global challenges and potential for great benefit from solutions rooted in environmentalism.

Dave Jamieson

Cities, States Move To Mandate Paid Sick Leave For Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Millions of American workers face an ugly choice when they fall ill: Either tough it out and head into work, or stay home and not get pa...

Cities With The Most Job Postings

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.01.2011 | Business

Terrible as the job crisis might be, not all job markets are created equal. And certain cities have seen particularly notable improvement. The num...

Saki Knafo

Job Seekers React To Dismal Jobs Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 08.03.2011 | Business

This story was reported in collaboration with our partners at Patch.com. For the past three months, the millions of Americans who've been getting b...

Does Your Career Zig or Zag?

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 08.02.2011 | Business
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

It used to be that having short stints at multiple companies was a red flag. These candidates can now market themselves as desirable hires if they don't present as an immediate flight risk.

When Whites Feel Marginalized

Sam Sommers | Posted 07.31.2011 | Politics
Sam Sommers

In an era in which all groups, even the historically empowered majority, see themselves as victims of bias, deciding from which direction to combat the problem of discrimination will only continue to become an increasingly difficult task.

Inflation, Employment Concerns Weigh On Consumer Confidence

Posted 07.31.2011 | Business

NEW YORK - Consumer confidence slid in May as consumers turned more pessimistic on the outlook for the labor market and inflation worries rose, ac...

Pastor Of Second Chances

Katherine Marshall | Posted 07.28.2011 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

Homeboy Industries today is a bustling bundle of different offices and departments. A non-profit organization, it is proud to call itself the largest gang rehabilitation program anywhere.

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Calling All Petroleum Engineers: Your College Major Is More Important Than Degree Itself

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 07.24.2011 | College

With student indebtedness rising and a dearth of decent-paying jobs for recent graduates, many are asking whether a college degree is still worth the...

America's 10 Best-Paying Jobs

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 07.20.2011 | Business

More than one year after President Barack Obama signed health care reform into law, one thing hasn't changed: doctors are well paid. The Bureau Of ...

Air Traffic Controllers: The Canary in the Coal Mine?

Joan Williams | Posted 07.13.2011 | Business
Joan Williams

The best way to solve the airport slumber-party problem may not be to schedule two controllers on overnight shifts. A cheaper alternative is to redesign schedules so controllers can get enough sleep.

Convene Your Personal Board of Directors

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 07.13.2011 | Business
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Why get stressed about growing, managing, or navigating your career path alone when you can utilize the wisdom of others who want to help you move forward?