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In Job Hunt, College Degree Can't Close Racial Gap

nytimes.com | MICHAEL LUO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Johnny R. Williams, 30, would appear to be an unlikely person to have to fret about the impact of race on his job search, with companies like JPMorgan...

Will Work for Charity

Joel Epstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Epstein

The job market for corporate giving professionals says a great deal about the state of the L.A. economy. When businesses lose their commitment to the community, we all lose out.

Career Lessons from My Recruiting Desk Part I: Getting the Meeting

Jason Mannino | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jason Mannino

These techniques coupling your vision with action will help bring your career back into reality.

Please, PLEASE Empty My Nest Syndrome

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

Thank god for CNN; without its desperate need to fill a 24-hour news cycle, the world might never learn that one out of every eight 25-34-year-olds has now moved back in with mom and dad.

A Most Ingenious Job Search

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dr. Susan Corso

My taxi driver had tacked to the back of the seat in front of me a professional resume announcing the job search intentions of recent LaSalle MBA graduate James A. Williamson III.

Insider Secrets: How To Get A Job -- Get Prepared Inside and Out (Part 1)

Eli Davidson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eli Davidson

Get Prepared, Inside and Out "Help! I need to get a job." Are you a professional finding your career in freefall, or know someone who is? You might w...

The Safer Way to Start a Business

Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rieva Lesonsky

There is one silver lining to the economic misery surrounding us -- more Americans are likely to start their own businesses this year.

The Corporate Freshman: Networking When You Don't Know a Soul

Alexandra Levit | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Levit

We've all heard that people get jobs based on who they know, but what if you aren't lucky enough to be acquainted with someone in the field you're pursuing?

What To Do After An Interview

Christine Hassler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

Dear Christine, I had a job interview today that I thought went really well. I am anxious to follow-up with the people I interviewed with and know I ...

Job Hunting - Keys To Making the Kill

Christine Hassler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

Dear Christine, I am currently looking for a job and am overwhelmed by the amount of advice there is out there. I feel like I need to read everything...

Business is Personal and Anyone Who Tells You Otherwise is Lying

Nataly Kogan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nataly Kogan

Business is all about being personal. It's both the most exciting and the most excruciatingly difficult part of being an entrepreneur. But do women take business more personally than men?

Life After Graduation (Even if its Been a Few Years)

Jennifer Kushell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Kushell

No matter where you are along the journey, the right words at the right time can often have a profound effect not only on your state of mind, but on your spirit.

Beware Of Background Checks

CareerBuilder.com | Laura Morsch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

So, you swear you have nothing to hide? That's a good thing these days, because more likely than not, your potential employer will be digging into you...

Can You Be Your Own Boss?

CareerBuilder.com | Robin Ryan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Many of us fantasize about owning our own companies. Nearly one million new businesses are launched each year, but more than 85 percent will close wit...

Unhappy at Work? Ask Yourself These 7 Questions

CareerBuilder.com | Heather Mundell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

You're sitting in another agonizing meeting and glancing at your watch. "I can't believe what a waste of time this is," you say to yourself. "I've got...

How To Deal With The Jerk At Work

CareerBuilder.com | Mary Lorenz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

If you've never encountered a jerk or a bully at the office, you should consider yourself one of the lucky few. According to Stanford University prof...

The Boss-To-English Translator

CareerBuilder.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A parody on "must-have" office handbooks, "Cube Monkeys: A Handbook for Surviving the Office Jungle" by The Editors of CareerBuilder.com and Second Ci...

Confessions of Hiring Experts

CareerBuilder.com | Mary Lorenz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

If you worry about every possible way you can blow a job interview -- from mispronouncing the boss's name to babbling incessantly when you don't know ...

5 Tips For Changing Careers

CareerBuilder.com | Kate Lorenz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Have you been feeling like it's time for a big change lately? Do you get the sense that your career is not the right fit for you? If you're feeling ...

Is a Work/Life Balance Realistic?

CareerBuilder.com | Robert Half International | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Striking a balance between professional and personal commitments is a common dilemma for many of today's workers. Lean staff levels and rising workloa...

7 Famous Career Switches

CareerBuilder.com | Kate Lorenz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

So great is the number of celebrities who try to make the transition between movies and music or modeling and acting that the trend has become somewha...

Your Dream Job Search Begins Now

CareerBuilder.com | Richard Castellini | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Did you have high hopes of being an astronaut or even the president when you were growing up? Now you're stuck behind a pile of papers wondering exact...