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Can a Crappy Low-Wage Job Really Lead to Anything Good?

Steve Rhode | Posted 06.17.2015 | Money
Steve Rhode

I see so many job openings for low-wage jobs and I've even worked some of those shitty jobs myself when I was younger. But what I'm seeing now is the old kid jobs are turning into middle-age and senior jobs.

No Other Developed Country Creates Low-Paying Jobs Quite Like The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 09.23.2014 | Business

America may be exceptional in many ways, but it also tops the charts of a new, troubling ranking. The U.S. has more low-paying jobs than any other ...

Mark Gongloff

Half Of All Jobs Created In The Past 3 Years Were Low-Paying: Study | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.13.2013 | Business

You might think the job market is awful, but that's only because you're hung up on trivialities like "money." If you can just learn to do without a li...

How to Get a Raise Without Asking

Steve Gillman | Posted 11.03.2012 | Money
Steve Gillman

Those who get tips as a normal part of their jobs often have the ability to write their own raise. It is one of the advantages to what are often seen as low-paid service jobs. Here are some of the ways that tipped employees boost their income.

Happy Labor Day! Here Are America's Worst-Paying Jobs

Posted 09.03.2012 | Business

Hope you're all having a nice Labor Day weekend! But while enjoying the time off, shopping for mattresses or whatever, please take a moment to remembe...

Can The U.S. Produce Good Jobs And Good Workers To Fill Them?

Harry Holzer | Posted 08.25.2012 | College
Harry Holzer

In order for all Americans to have the opportunities to earn family-supporting wages and salaries, they must be able to get and keep not just any jobs but especially good-paying ones. But will our economy continue to produce such jobs?

Americans Say We're Still In A Recession

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 04.11.2012 | Business

We may not technically be in a recession anymore, but the vast majority of Americans say they aren't feeling the recovery. More than 75 percent of...

How the McEconomy Bombed the American Worker: The Hollowing Out of the Middle Class

Andy Kroll | Posted 07.09.2011 | Business
Andy Kroll

Yes, jobs are being created, but what kinds of jobs paying what kinds of wages? Can those jobs sustain a modest lifestyle and pay the bills, or are we living through a McJobs recovery?