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Job Layoffs

4 Days in America

Sheila Blanchette | Posted 11.19.2013 | Fifty
Sheila Blanchette

Like Joe Friday, I'm just stating the facts. The things I've seen and heard in America. It's little wonder the middle class feels it can't get ahead.

Beer After A Hard Day's Work A Dying Tradition

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE, Nov 10 (Reuters) - A tattooed man with a goatee shakes five dice in a black cup, slams it down on the ba...

Charter School Fires Entire Teaching Staff

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 04.06.2012 | Business

Layoffs may be on the wane, but they haven't stopped entirely. Just ask the teachers at Philadelphia's Frontier Virtual Charter High School. On Mar...

Congress Is Creating Layoffs -- Not Jobs

Jeff Reeves | Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics
Jeff Reeves

Whatever the motivations in Washington, the truth of the matter is that the biggest job destroyer in 2011 has been the government.

L.A. City Council's Budget Committee Recommends 1,000 More Job Cuts | David Zahniser, Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The committee's budget plan, which goes to the full council Friday, omits revenue the mayor expects from privatizing city parking. One councilman call...

I Just Lost My Job - Now What Do I Do?

Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone

In 1999 you may have been flooded with opportunities, but now the emphasis has shifted to your proactive efforts. Sure it's going to be more work but the results will be worth it.

The Art of Working with Recruiters

Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone

When working with recruiters, no fudging your resume or involvement in key projects. The truth will come out eventually and inconsistencies will weaken your candidacy.

Canned or Not, Layoffs Affect Everyone

Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone

The good news is that you just survived the most recent round of layoffs. The bad news is that your job just got bigger. How do you keep up with your workload when more is being piled on?

Keeping the Job You Love

Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone

These are difficult times, but that doesn't mean companies aren't innovating. Some people make the mistake of maintaining the status quo and not trying anything new.

Leave My Job in This Market?

Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone

If you are presented with a great new job opportunity evaluate all the pros and cons carefully, but realize that advancing your career can sometimes entail a certain degree of risk.

Finally! A Plan to Get Your Next Job

Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone

You've heard this a million times, "Make looking for a job, your full-time job". The question is how? We will give you all of the advice that you need.

Eight Resolutions for the Evil Boss

Zondra Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Zondra Hughes

Well, Happy New Year Evil Boss. Here we are, another year, another term for you to hold on to that corner office by the hair of your devil horns.

"Sharpen the Saw," Whether You Like It or Not

Greg Coleman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Greg Coleman

Over the five months that I took off from work, I learned a lot of very valuable lessons and came out of the experience feeling like the luckiest guy in the world. But it didn't start out that way.

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.

Passion and Work

Jen Grisanti | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jen Grisanti

With the current state of the economy, people are looking at their lives and re-evaluating their mission. If Passion is your mission, are you living it?

Cats on Keyboards and Job Hunting Online

Alex McCord | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Alex McCord

Although I'm not completely sure whether we've passed Hurricane Layoff or whether we're in the eye, the internal nonsense is beginning to clear out.

Churches Put Faith To Work With Job Help And Prayer For Those In Need (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Willow Lindley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

With the increasing prevalence of job layoffs across the country, churches are among the institutions that are making it their priority to help those ...

Bundle Internet Access with Unemployment Support: Netcentric Recovery Plan

Martin Kearns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martin Kearns

Those who are suddenly jobless lose the connections that are so vital to fighting their way back into the workforce. Internet access could help eliminate or at least alleviate many of those challenges.

Hedge Fund Job Loss May Jump To 20,000

Bloomberg | Katherine Burton and Saijel Kishan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

March 10 (Bloomberg) -- Hedge funds may cut 20,000 workers worldwide this year, a record 14 percent of the industry's jobs, as investment losses and c...

Private Sector Job Losses Reach 697,000 In February

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) -- U.S. private sector job losses accelerated in February, according to a report by ADP Employer Services on Wednesday that came in...

Billy Graham Lays Off 10 Percent Of Staff

Charlotte Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Charlotte-based Billy Graham Evangelistic Association is laying off 55 employees - about 10 percent of its staff. "With the economy the way it is...

Our Other National Shamelessness: Needless Job Layoffs

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lee Stranahan

The mass layoffs aren't something we can afford to simply sigh about and treat as inevitable. There needs to be a national discussion on these job losses.

7 Ways To Cope With A Layoff

Dr. John Grohol | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. John Grohol

While it's never about a single employee, it doesn't make it feel any less personal. A layoff is out of your control, but how you react to it is not.

The Wealthy Share Experiences with the Unemployed

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Christopher Brauchli

Thousands of extremely wealthy individuals have now learned that their wealth has been taken from them by a man who led them to believe for years.. that their fortunes were safe if entrusted to him.

After Prop 8, James Dobson Asks Who Would Jesus Fire?

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Matthew Filipowicz

The truth is, spreading hate and intolerance is a business just like anything else. And in business, sometimes you're forced to make tough choices.