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The New Choice for Young People: Live on the Streets or Take to the Streets?

Thom Hartmann | Posted 04.10.2012 | College
Thom Hartmann

This is quickly becoming a lost generation of Americans -- which might explain why there's an Occupy Wall Street movement out there.

Job Growth Raises Hopes for the Economy

Richard Barrington | Posted 04.09.2012 | Business
Richard Barrington

While the latest jobs report was a home run, the long-term question remains: Can the momentum be sustained?

How To Get The Best Cash-Paying Jobs Abroad

Off Track Planet | Posted 04.09.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

When your budget approaches the big "O" halfway across the world, everything becomes less peaches and sunshine and more hunger pangs and angry fits. Luckily, you don't need a trunk of Portuguese gold to turn the situation around.

How to Help a Hiring Manager Remember You After the Interview

Liz Ryan | Posted 04.08.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

In a job interview situation, we can't assume that a great interview will lead to a job offer. We have to stay top-of-mind for a hiring manager.

Just 6 Percent of College Students Want To Work In Government: Poll

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.07.2012 | Business

The public sector, the part of the economy experiencing cuts at every level, may soon be facing a staffing crisis of sorts. Just 6 percent of stud...

"I Just Want a Job"

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Anyone who thinks welfare recipients do nothing but sit around and cash their checks isn't familiar with the schedules of Tiffany and many others like her.

January Jobs Report, First Impressions

Jared Bernstein | Posted 04.04.2012 | Business
Jared Bernstein

Well, how about that? A hefty upside surprise from the jobs report. Employers added 243,000 jobs last month with gains across most industries. And the unemployment rate ticked down from 8.5% to 8.3%, the lowest it has been since Feb 2009.

Jobs, SEC Wrist Slaps and Pigs on Police Cruisers: Seven and a Half Things You Need to Know

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.03.2012 | Business

Who needs Ten Commandments when modern theologians agree you can satisfy all of your daily moral and spiritual needs with just seven and a half things...

Job Hunting Skills From the School of Hard Knocks

Don McNay | Posted 04.02.2012 | Business
Don McNay

I could have skipped the 500 resumes if I had better understood the importance of networking. I get frustrated watching some people try to network. They get too aggressive, telling people they need a job rather than letting businesses know why they should be hired.

Confessions Of A Regional Jet Pilot

George Hobica | Posted 04.02.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

We do what we have to do to survive, but our lifestyle is not glamorous. It is all fueled by the hope to grow our career while building our skills as a pilot.

Military Funding vs. Funding for the Arts: What Does the Difference Say About American Values?

Brendan McMahon | Posted 10.12.2015 | Arts
Brendan McMahon

If we as Americans are so willing to grossly over-fund our military and defund our arts, our deepest expression of ourselves both at home and abroad is simply an expression of war.

A Competitive Dollar: The Missing Link in President Obama's Manufacturing Agenda

Dean Baker | Posted 03.31.2012 | Business
Dean Baker

In his State of the Union Address last week, President Obama announced a renewed commitment to manufacturing in the United States. While the commitment to rebuilding the country's manufacturing base is welcome, he unfortunately left the most important item on the list off the agenda. President Obama failed to commit himself to restoring the competitiveness of dollar as part of his agenda for bringing back manufacturing jobs. The value of the dollar really has to be front and central in any effort to restore U.S. competitiveness since it is by far the most important factor determining the relative cost of U.S. goods compared with goods produced elsewhere.

Small Business Hiring Slows, Wages Dip In January

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2012 | Small Business

(Reuters) - Small business payrolls grew at a slower rate in January and wages fell, an independent survey showed on Monday, suggesting the pace of ov...

WATCH: Which Top Companies Are Currently Hiring?

Posted 01.27.2012 | Fifty

Get those resumes ready. Fox Business Network's Cheryl Casone breaks down the top five companies that are currently hiring and gives the inside scoop ...

The Crowdsourcing of Work: Welcome to the Antique Shop

Liz Ryan | Posted 03.27.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

I'm an HR consultant/career coach and a workplace commentator, so when I hang with my friends or go to networking events or chat with the other elemen...

Most U.S. Companies Don't Expect To Step Up Hiring

Reuters | Posted 03.23.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Few U.S. companies plan to step up hiring in the next six months although they do expect the economy to be a bit str...

Nonprofits Add Jobs Faster Than For-Profit Sector: Report

Posted 01.23.2012 | Impact

Over the last 10 years, the nonprofit sector has been adding jobs faster than the for-profit sector, a recent study concluded. From 2000 through 2...

Cities Getting Hit Hardest Since The Recession: Report

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.19.2012 | Business

Official recovery or not, it turns out that cities around the world still have a long way to go to get back to where they were before the downturn. ...

Improved Hiring Forecasts May Not Be All Good News For Workers

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 01.13.2012 | Business

The hiring outlook seems to be improving, according to some forecasts. What that means for the actual wages has yet to be decided. A number of rep...

Get Some Branding Mileage Out of Your LinkedIn Headline

Liz Ryan | Posted 03.13.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

I grabbed a few LinkedIn headlines (real ones, from people I'm not connected to) in order to rewrite them. Here are the old headlines, and my suggested replacements.

Shame on Humana for Banning Smokers From Employment

Liz Ryan | Posted 03.10.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

Shame on Humana, and Geisinger Health Systems and yes, the American Lung Association, and any organization that contorts ethics and morality to believe its employees' daily habits are fair game for its scrutiny.

How a Little Bit of Good Economic News Can Be Bad for the President

Robert Reich | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

The little bit of good news about employment is likely to raise the hopes of the great army of the discouraged -- many of whom will now start looking for work they weren't looking for before, thus driving the rate back up.

Impressions of the December Jobs Report (Updated)

Jared Bernstein | Posted 03.07.2012 | Business
Jared Bernstein

Employers added 200,000 jobs on net last month, while the jobless rate ticked down to 8.5%, according to this morning's jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That's a bit better than what was expected.

9 Steps To Being Happy In Your Career

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 03.06.2012 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

I'm letting you off the hook for New Year career resolutions and I give you permission to take small and purposeful steps towards a career that will bring you happiness.

DYING DREAM: Its Harder For Americans To Rise From Lower Rungs | Posted 01.05.2012 | Politics

Americans enjoy less economic mobility than their peers in Canada and much of Western Europe. The mobility gap has been widely discussed in academic c...