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Job Crisis

"Happy Talk" Job Search

Roger Wright | Posted 11.16.2014 | Business
Roger Wright

The next time someone gives you a piece of Happy Talk advice on finding work, ask yourself: "What if I thought differently about finding work?" Then listen for your own unique answer. Not the expert answer.

Hiring Horrors!

Roger Wright | Posted 06.10.2014 | Business
Roger Wright

Hiring Horrors are the worst kinds of hiring problems because they take place in situations where everything seems just fine.

Experienced Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders: Millennials Need Our Help

Jack Nadel | Posted 05.05.2015 | Business
Jack Nadel

Based on my seven decades of business experience, I can see only one solution: millennials must create their own jobs.

California Nonprofit Helps Jobless Find Jobs

The Huffington Post | Joe Van Brussel | Posted 03.26.2013 | Impact

Since the Great Depression and through the Great Recession, one California nonprofit has been working non-stop to help Americans thrive in the workpla...

Mending the American Dream

Doreen Clark | Posted 12.23.2012 | Business
Doreen Clark

The file cabinet of melancholy justifiably highlights negativity and glass-half-empty metrics; however, our mindset may be detrimental to progress and the mending of The American Dream. We must ask, "What is working?"

WATCH: How This State Keeps Unemployment Below National Average

Posted 09.17.2012 | Impact

In Delaware, where the unemployment rate is 1.5 percent below the national average, Governor Jack Markell believes that the key to creating a business...

(LIVEBLOG) What Is Working: Solutions To America's Job Crisis

Posted 09.05.2012 | College

Last Wednesday in Tampa during the RNC, The Huffington Post held the first of our two-part panel discussion on job creation. Moderated by Tom Brokaw, ...

What to Do When the Phone Doesn't Ring: Tips for Job Seekers

Alexandra LeBlanc | Posted 10.30.2012 | Impact
Alexandra LeBlanc

Recruiters are working to review all the resumes that come their way and fill these jobs. But many candidates are frustrated and discouraged by the lack of recruiter response. So how does a job seeker stand out among the hundreds of other applicants?

Arianna: We 'Can No Longer Be Bystanders' In Ending Job Crisis

NBC | Posted 09.03.2012 | Impact

A strange thing happened just outside the Republican convention: A civil conversation about the economy broke out. Media doyenne Arianna Huffington...

How Strategic Partnerships Bring About Hiring Solutions

The Daily Buzz | Posted 10.10.2012 | Impact

During an election year small businesses, nonprofits and individuals can play a key role in changing the political and economic landscape. Candidates...

Over 50 And Underemployed: 'If I Go Down, I Go Down Fighting'

Posted 08.03.2012 | Fifty

Even in good times, this torture never stops. It’s just that in bad times, it adds metal tips to the end of the cat-o-nine-tails.

Solutions Exist

Shai Reshef | Posted 09.29.2012 | Impact
Shai Reshef

While the corporate world is not alone in sponsorship of innovation for employment, it is uniquely poised to invest. It is in the best interest of corporations to support higher education.

Alice Hines

Frappuccino Factory Jolts The South | Alice Hines | Posted 08.21.2012 | Business

A century ago, factories on Georgia's Savannah River spun cotton and channeled hydroelectric power for a new industrial South. Soon, a new plant will ...

Arthur Delaney

The Indignity Of A Layoff After Decades Of Hard Work | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.24.2012 | Business

Linda Hall of Spokane, Wash. has worked hard all her life but hasn't earned any respect from the labor market. Laid off for the first time at age 62, ...

The States Where Companies Are Hiring

24/7 Wall St. | Charles B. Stockdale, Michael B. Sauter | Posted 02.10.2012 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: Companies across the country are hiring more workers, at least if you ask their employees. In 2011, 31 percent of U.S. workers rep...

Janell Ross

Jobless Americans With Uncertain Unemployment Benefits Face An Uneasy Thanksgiving | Janell Ross | Posted 11.25.2011 | Business

Most years, Thanksgiving dinner at Pauline Richter's house in Skokie, Ill., features the classic American tableau: turkey with all the trimmings, an a...

GOP Rep: Obama Riding In 'Darth Vader Bus'

Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.17.2011 | Politics

U.S. Rep. Louis Gohmert (R-Texas) criticized President Barack Obama's bus tour of the Midwest during an appearance on Fox Business Tuesday night. T...

Frankenstein, Return of the Zombies: The Sequel

Lydia Fisher | Posted 10.11.2011 | Business
Lydia Fisher

Frankenstein was a "failed artificial life experiment" that went badly wrong. Ours incubated in financial laboratories -- the result of complex "innovative" financial engineering.

Western States, Hit Hard By Housing Crisis, Lag Behind During Recovery

Posted 09.18.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Western states hit hardest by the housing crisis are feeling the greatest economic stress two years after the recession ended, acco...

Bill Clinton: 14 Ways To Fix The Job Crisis

Newsweek | Bill Clinton | Posted 08.20.2011 | Business

Next week in Chicago, the Clinton Global Initiative will focus on America for the first time, inviting business and political leaders to make specific...

The New Poor: How Employers Are Eliminating Some Jobs Forever | CATHERINE RAMPELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For the last two years, the weak economy has provided an opportunity for employers to do what they would have done anyway: dismiss millions of people ...