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This Is America's 'Blind Spot'

Reuters | Posted 07.09.2012 | Business

* Each job at a foreign firm's U.S. unit supports 3 others * Manufacturing employment leads other sectors * U.S. slice o...

Innovation Is Needed to Match Workers With Jobs

Jim Gibbons | Posted 07.08.2012 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

With 12.5 million people out of work and 3.5 million jobs open, we should certainly be doing everything possible to help employers and workers. Fortunately, there are plenty of innovators out there coming up with new ways to help.

European Elections Complicate Outlook

Mohamed A. El-Erian | Posted 07.06.2012 | Business
Mohamed A. El-Erian

Europe's election results sound an alarm for European integration and, consequently, the wellbeing of both the region and the global economy. Let us hope that the inevitable short-term volatility is a precursor to a more decisive effort to deal with the continent's festering problems.

Future Project: Spreading Passion-Driven Learning

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 07.06.2012 | Impact
Tom Vander Ark

The biggest problem in American secondary schools may be boredom. What American youth need more then anything is opportunity to discover their passion...

Disabled Workers Shrink Labor Force

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.08.2012 | Business

More than 1.6 million Americans have signed up for Social Security disability benefits since the recession, taking themselves out of the work force --...

Where the Jobs Are: 5 states Leading the Recovery

Richard Barrington | Posted 07.02.2012 | Business
Richard Barrington

While it would be great if all areas could share in this recovery, having some areas of exceptional growth can act as a real catalyst for the economy. With any luck, where these areas of dynamic growth lead, more jobs, stronger sales and higher savings account rates will follow.

Good Bosses Share Key Personality Trait, Study Shows

Posted 05.01.2012 | Science

By: Chad Brooks, BusinessNewsDaily Contributor Published: 05/01/2012 06:14 AM EDT on BusinessNewsDaily People who tend to feel guilty make some ...

U.S. To Fall Short Of 2025 College Grads Goal -- By 24 Million Degrees

| Jon Marcus | Posted 06.27.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's HechingerEd blog. Despite persistent appeals from policymakers and politicians to increas...

U.K. Supreme Court Ruling Could Force Post 50s Into Retirement | Posted 04.26.2012 | Fifty

The court unanimously dismissed an appeal by a solicitor who was told to retire by a law firm just after his 65th birthday. Leslie Seldon, a partne...

The Top Jobs For Recent College Graduates

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 04.25.2012 | Business

There's good news for this year's college graduates: They should fare better in the job market than the class of 2011. The 1.7 million college sen...

Companies Have Cash, Won't Share

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.23.2012 | Business

Companies around the world have tons of cash and talk all big about how confident they are about the economy, and yet they're sitting on their hands w...

Why Your Job Ads Aren't Working

Liz Ryan | Posted 06.19.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

It's a new day in the talent marketplace. Employers who treat their job applicants like valued collaborators win in their competitive spaces, and employers who insist on talking down to talent and addressing them like livestock will get the more-docile-than-talented new hires they deserve.

The Worst Way to Pick a Job Candidate

Liz Ryan | Posted 06.17.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

Life is too short to waste time with amoeba companies who don't understand human beings, only spreadsheets and policies and hoary job-interview scripts. Those guys don't get you, and they don't deserve you.

WATCH: Ex-Banker Takes Huge Pay Cut To Open Butcher Shop

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.17.2012 | Business

Ex-banker Terry Walsh isn't a victim of the financial crisis, so why did he leave his high-paying job to open a butcher shop? "This is my dream, an...

The Long and the Short of It: America's Jobs Problem Now and for Years to Come

Scott Bittle | Posted 04.16.2012 | Business
Scott Bittle

The United States needs a strategy to help people who need jobs now, and we need a plan to create good jobs for Americans in the years to come.

How Turn Your Job Into A Job You Love

Forbes Woman | Posted 04.16.2012 | Women

Even people who are relatively happy at work go through periods when they hate their jobs-for days, weeks or even months at a time. Just read between ...

America's Dying Industries

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.12.2012 | Business

Some industries just may not have what it takes to survive today's changing economic climate. Technological advances, offshore manufacturing and s...

Global Marketplace Stifles Youth Activism

The Daily Beacon | Posted 06.11.2012 | College
The Daily Beacon

Our environment and its expectations foster apathetic outcomes. Our time is inadequate to cite superhuman accomplishments, right society's wrongs, and have any semblance of a personal life.

Retirements Survey Finds Many Tripping Over Financial Hurdles

Richard Barrington | Posted 06.10.2012 | Money
Richard Barrington

Retirement confidence has taken a beating in recent years. One of the root causes suggested by the survey results is that the difficulty of meeting short-term goals might be so great that people never get around to focusing on long-term goals.

How to Un-Blind a Blind Job Ad

Liz Ryan | Posted 06.09.2012 | Money
Liz Ryan

You know those things -- they're the job ads that say "A growing organization in the northern suburbs seeks a yada yada something or other." The job ad tells you what the employer is looking for, but it doesn't tell you which employer it is.

What the Federal Government Can Learn From Florida

Job Creators Network | Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics
Job Creators Network

The parties must come together to create a positive business environment, with established and common sense rules, a reduction in bureaucratic induced burdens, and the removal of uncertainty and ambiguity that comes from arbitrary and radical policies.

7 Tips To Create A Great LinkedIn Profile

One Thing New | Posted 04.06.2012 | Women

Kimberly Weisul | One Thing New One of the great things about being a reporter is that, quite literally, I learn something new every day. Here's ...

On-call employment: Good for retail business, bad for workers

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 06.06.2012 | Business
The Center for Public Integrity

By Joe EatoniWatch NewsLike generations of college students, Caprice Taylor needed a job to help pay her school and living expenses. For the 24-year-o...

What Is That Job Ad Trying to Tell You?

Liz Ryan | Posted 06.05.2012 | Money
Liz Ryan

Here's my list of five red flags most often seen in job ads -- the five clues that the employer behind the ad may not be as talent-aware as we could hope for.

Mark Gongloff

Sure You Can Get A Job, But It Won't Pay Much | Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.05.2012 | Business

The job market these days is sort of like that old Catskills joke: The food is terrible, and the portions are so small. The jobs are lousy, and the...