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Paramount Begins Big Time Layoffs

AP | Posted 10.02.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Viacom Inc.'s movie studio, Paramount Pictures, is cutting 110 positions worldwide in a reorganization that the co...

B Corps: What's the Use?

Michele Masterfano | Posted 10.26.2013 | Business
Michele Masterfano

We have moved so far into the notion of every man for himself that we have to add complexity to our business law to ensure that there are at least a few companies that have figured out how to be good citizens as well as profitable.

An Awkward Rite Of Passage For Laid-Off Post 50s

Jeb Harrison | Posted 09.17.2013 | Fifty
Jeb Harrison

"You remind me so much of my... of my... my father!" she blurted. I'm thinking is this what the corporate workforce has come to? Thirty-year-old MBA managers on the executive fast track thinking of their grey-haired staffers as an army of dear old dads?

The Problem With (Too Much) Encouragement

Randy Hain | Posted 09.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Hain

Straight talk, given in love with a smile, is one of the best gifts we can offer a person. I often ask permission to be candid before I share critical feedback. This is usually appreciated and works well for me.

Layoffs Strike

AP/HuffPost | Posted 06.14.2013 | Business

ARMONK, N.Y. -- IBM has laid off an undisclosed number of workers this week as the company intensifies its focus on some of some of the technology ind...

The Aftermath of 3,783 Layoffs: What Will Philadelphia Schools Look Like?

Hillary Linardopoulos | Posted 08.12.2013 | Impact
Hillary Linardopoulos

I can't say I have all of the answers for the funding crisis in the School District of Philadelphia. What I can say is that our schools cannot open without these people. Our students already are at the mercy of a lack of resources. They cannot afford another cut.

WATCH: The Best Way To Protect Yourself From Being Laid Off

OWN | Posted 05.18.2013 | OWN

Corporate layoffs -- they're difficult, daunting and oftentimes a complete surprise to employees. Even though you may not be able to predict if your c...

Layoffs Hit The Daily News

www.capitalnewyork.com | Posted 07.08.2013 | Media

The Daily News is now undergoing what employees of the tabloid have been fearing for weeks: Multiple insiders tell Capital that layoffs have hit the n...

Career Transition and 'Jerry Maguire Moments'

Randy Hain | Posted 06.25.2013 | Impact
Randy Hain

With unemployment at just under eight percent, it is likely that we all know friends and family affected by this tough economy. It may be difficult to admit, but at some point we run out of helpful advice. Is there a solution?

Arthur Delaney

Bipartisan Layoff Prevention Policy Gains Ground

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

Ohio lawmakers are poised to make it easier for struggling state businesses to reduce workers' hours instead of firing them. New legislation will ...

Dave Jamieson

Board Games: How The Collapse Of The Senate Has Crippled The NLRB And Damaged Lives

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

SMITHERS, W.Va. -- When he was a teenager, Barry Kidd went into the West Virginia coal mines, just like his father, his grandfather and his great-gran...

'Fired, Laid Off Or Pushed Out?' Not What?

Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.13.2013 | Media
Rebecca Shapiro

In an industry that is constantly adapting and redefining the way news is gathered and disseminated, what happens when an employee falls victim to one of these layoff announcements? According to one of New York's leading employment lawyers, a whole lot. And it doesn't have to be all bad.

The Best Ever Sequester Letter!

Doug Molitor | Posted 05.07.2013 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

"When every school, police station, firehouse, hospital, park government contractor, airport and bridge in their district has to close, I hope their grateful constituents will come see them at their next campaign picnic."

Company Promises Good News, Then Fires A Bunch Of People

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.06.2013 | Business

We can probably all agree that "layoffs" and "good news" are two phrases that don't usually go together. Apparently, executives at one company fee...

Arthur Delaney

Better Jobs Picture Is Bad News For One Type Of Worker

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 02.01.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Businesses added 166,000 jobs in January, the U.S. Labor Department announced Friday, while the government eliminated 9,000. The twin tr...

3,000 Blockbuster Workers Laid Off As More Stores Close

AP | Posted 03.23.2013 | Business

DENVER (AP) — Dish Network Corp. says it plans to close about 300 Blockbuster stores across the country, losing about 3,000 employees. ...

Caution! Are You Skating on Thin Ice at Work?

Julie Kantor | Posted 03.16.2013 | Business
Julie Kantor

Sometimes you will fall. Sometime you need to fall and get back up. But months later you just might be sitting fireside with a glass of wine or iced coffee celebrating your new job or that great promotion you just got at work as someone who skates the extra mile.

The Layoff Kings Of 2012

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 12.26.2012 | Business

If you have a job, be thankful, because more than 1 million American workers were laid off during the first three quarters of the year, according to t...

An Empire Built on the Pillars of Fear: Panic and the Corporation

Nichola Petts | Posted 02.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Nichola Petts

Sure, we need to pay the bills. We all have responsibilities. But taking the time to ask yourself what makes you happy and what doesn't every so often surely isn't a bad thing. Life is too short to spend it in a job, or a relationship, or a situation that makes you miserable.

Really Bad News For Anyone Making A Living At Living Social

Reuters | Posted 01.28.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - U.S. daily deals online firm Living Social Inc is expected to announce on Thursday it is cutting 400 jobs, representing 9 percent of its w...

Dave Jamieson

Union Takes Blame In Twinkies' Demise

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.16.2012 | Business

Until the company announced Friday that it intended to liquidate and lay off most of its nearly 19,000 employees, Hostess Brands, the maker of iconic ...

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...

Why Halloween Is The Worst Time of The Year

Greg Clarkin | Posted 01.02.2013 | Fifty
Greg Clarkin

I used to like Halloween when I was a kid. Now Halloween means one thing. Layoffs. It's become National Layoff Day.

Then And Now: 'Am I Doing Better? Yes. But I've Lost So Much'

AP | MITCH WEISS | Posted 12.28.2012 | Business

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Here was Chas Kaufmann's life before the Great Recession: $28,000 in restaurant tabs in a year, cruises, house parties with f...

6 Fatal Mistakes Job Seekers Make

Next Avenue | Posted 10.27.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Paul Bernard If you make any of these flubs, you may be rejected for a position you deserve When you’re lookin...