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Where to Intern in 2015: Vault's Top 50

Jill Jacinto | Posted 07.16.2016 | Home
Jill Jacinto

If you are in college (or have a child who is), it's time to start the search for a summer 2015 internship. While some people might think seven months is a bit too far in advance to start searching, they would be wrong. Competition to get an internship in your desired industry, much less company, is aggressive.

Making A Difference: The World of Giving: Don't Judge a Book (or a Volunteer Opportunity) By Its Cover

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 06.12.2015 | Home
Lisa M. Dietlin

With National Volunteer Week starting today (April 12), it is important to remember all the things volunteers do.

Think Welfare Recipients Abuse The System? You Should See This Chart

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.09.2014 | Home

Public assistance recipients haven't gone without criticism. They've been compared to "wild animals" by political candidates, scrutinized for simp...

Somebody Got the December Jobs Data Very Wrong -- And It Matters to Your Money

Terry Connelly | Posted 03.23.2014 | Home
Terry Connelly

Early each month a lot is riding on the jobs and unemployment reports announced by the BLS and corporate surveys (the most prominent being ADP's). Billions upon billions of dollars are made and lost in the stock and bond markets based on those reports.

25 Highest-Paying Jobs In South Florida

Posted 05.02.2013 | Miami

The U.S. Bureau Of Labor Statistics has released data on the highest-paying jobs across the country based on annual wage estimates from 2012. The s...

Innovation Is Needed to Match Workers With Jobs

Jim Gibbons | Posted 07.08.2012 | Home
Jim Gibbons

With 12.5 million people out of work and 3.5 million jobs open, we should certainly be doing everything possible to help employers and workers. Fortunately, there are plenty of innovators out there coming up with new ways to help.

Obama Promises Summer Jobs In Aim To Lure Young Voters

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2012 | Home

By Lily Kuo WASHINGTON, May 2 (Reuters) - The White House pledged on Wednesday to help lower-income youth find summer jobs in a move ...

Teenage Workers Hit Hardest By Recession's Job Losses

Reuters | Posted 03.24.2012 | Home

* Fewer than half who lost jobs got another * New jobs often paid less * Teens hard-hit by weak job market ...

10 Sought-After Second Careers

Second Act | Posted 12.06.2011 | Home

Elizabeth Hanes spent years in middle management at a corporate job before she turned 45 and decided she wanted more out of life. She enrolled in n...

Cities With The Most Job Postings

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.01.2011 | Home

Terrible as the job crisis might be, not all job markets are created equal. And certain cities have seen particularly notable improvement. The num...

Workers In The Recession May Have Jobs, But They're Not Happy

DailyFinance | CHARLES WALLACE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Sure, the recession has been hard on the unemployed. But what about workers who still have jobs? Turns out, they are depressed, too. They are exhauste...

PHOTOS: The 13 Least Common Jobs In America

Huffington Post | Nathaniel Cahners Hindman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Just because a person's job is a bit out of the ordinary, doesn't mean it pays well. We culled through the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' (BLS) m...

How Americans Spend Their Free Time During The Downturn

Huffington Post | Sherry Shen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Stubbornly persistent unemployment has certainly inflicted more than a little economic stress, but that's not stopping Americans from enjoying their l...

The Message of Massachusetts: Jobs

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leo W. Gerard

Bill Clinton saw it clearly when he was running for President against Bush I. It became his mantra: "It's the economy, stupid." Clinton wanted to ref...

Economic Crisis: Lay Offs Highest Since '01

Crain's Chicago Business | Monée Fields-White | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois companies cut their payrolls in November by the greatest number of jobs in about seven years, while unemployment stayed at a 15-year high, go...