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Millions of Americans Miss One of the LARGEST Tax Benefits Every Year - Are You One?

Mark Steber | Posted 01.23.2015 | Business
Mark Steber

According to the IRS one in every four eligible taxpayers do not claim their Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). This often overlooked tax credit is also one of the largest credits available to taxpayers. This year, the maximum EITC is $6,143 and that is a LOT of money to leave on the table.

Wonder Women Wonders

Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem | Posted 11.18.2014 | Women
Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem

Being employed and balancing a family can be one of the most difficult challenges of working mothers but it won't just happen, you need to step off this terrifying treadmill. Trust that it can also be the most satisfying experience.

The New Student Life: Talking With College Students With Jobs

Megan Lent | Posted 10.28.2014 | College
Megan Lent

This is a quandary that around 14 million college students face in their actual, non-joke-from-Tumblr lives. It isn't news that more and more college students are working. But why are they working?

Harrowing Photos Of Syrian Child Refugees Capture A Generation Lost To War

The Huffington Post | Amanda Golden | Posted 06.11.2014 | World

The harrowing struggle for survival is not over for more than 1.1 million children who have fled Syria's devastating war. Thousands now carry the burd...

Invisible Hand To Mouth

Scott Vrooman | Posted 06.08.2014 | Comedy
Scott Vrooman

I'm hearing a lot of complaints about wages, which surprises me because I thought we had all agreed that everything is fine with everything and we were all going to stop protesting, get a dog and stretch more.

My New American Dream: To Afford Medical Costs After the Student Loan Bill Is Paid

Tim Stobierski | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics
Tim Stobierski

Students around the country have families who have been evicted from homes; parents who have used their retirement accounts to pay the mortgage until it ran dry; rent and student loan payments that leave them with less than 50 dollars a month with which to buy food.

Work From Home? Here Are 10 Ways to Do It Better

Joelle Steiniger | Posted 04.14.2014 | Business
Joelle Steiniger

Even though I'd "work" all day I wasn't working smart. I fell into the habits that most work-from-home-ers can relate to: I'd start my day, still in my pajamas... and sometimes that's how I'd end my day (don't judge me).

How to Reinvent Yourself After 50

Dorie Clark | Posted 02.16.2014 | Fifty
Dorie Clark

It's true: reinvention is different later in your career. But that doesn't mean it's impossible. It's critical to keeping your skills fresh and your work fulfilling.

Are we Turkeys for Working on Thanksgiving?

Anne Phillips | Posted 01.28.2014 | Business
Anne Phillips

Today we aren't working. I plan to relax after I make the stuffing, mash potatoes, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, get the turkey in the oven, and clean the house. Maybe I should have worked today.

Over 40, and Not Washed Up Yet

Sandi Vidal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Sandi Vidal

Telling people you have 15-20 years of experience is no longer impressive, it just makes you sound old. With the increase in technology at exponential speeds, older is not necessarily better and new does not mean it has no credibility.

Let This Guy Tell You How To Pretend You're Working

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.25.2013 | Comedy

You could probably get through life just by listening to all of Mr. Forthright's lessons, but could you get through the workday? We've been told M...

The Phrase That Got Me Hired

Elizabeth Krupka | Posted 05.21.2013 | College
Elizabeth Krupka

"I am an excellent online shopper." Yes, that is the line that got me hired. And no, surprisingly I am not employed at Zappos or any other large online shopping company.

Why Do We Work?

Boaz and Ruth | Posted 04.07.2013 | Impact
Boaz and Ruth

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifTo address the jobs crisis in our country, it seems that we should think about why people work and what motivates individuals to spend their time seeking employment, investing in training and entering the workforce.

Ban the Box in Newark

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 03.24.2013 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Ashley Williams According to the National Employment Law Center (NELP), about 65 million -- or one in four -- adults in this country have a crimi...

Deliberate Defiance at Work: Ask Noah

Noah Kass | Posted 01.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Noah Kass

Even if you're completely dissatisfied with your present job, stop focusing on why you're getting away with this deliberate defiance. That's irrelevant. Figure out the why in what you are actually doing. That is what's important.

From College to Working: The Growth of Prospect Theater Company

Shoshana Greenberg | Posted 12.13.2012 | Arts
Shoshana Greenberg

Started by a group of college friends just two years after graduation, Prospect has since grown to become one of the few established theater companies in New York City producing full seasons of new musicals.

Shooting for the Top by Aiming for the Bottom

David Besnette | Posted 02.12.2013 | Fifty
David Besnette

There's a scene in American Beauty where Kevin Spacey's character applies for work at a fast food restaurant. They assume that "Lester" is inquiring about a management position, only to be met with his classic reply, "I'm looking for the least possible amount of responsibility."

How 7 Little Words Led Me To Find Happiness

David Besnette | Posted 12.30.2012 | Fifty
David Besnette

I was a young, naive workaholic, who didn't know where he was going or what he was doing... until one 18-year-old from Croatia came into my life and changed it forever.

A Project a Day Saves My Sanity

Honey Seltzer | Posted 12.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Honey Seltzer

Keeping busy is the key to me for having a healthy productive life. I now give myself a project every day, and when it's over I relax. I don't have to report to anyone but myself. Sometimes my projects are simple, sometimes not so simple.

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.

The Ultimate Guide To Landing A Seasonal Job (and Using It To Travel The World)

Brazen Life | Posted 10.01.2012 | College
Brazen Life

Would you like to live in incredible places, meet new friends and save enough money to travel the world? I thought so.

Should Moms Stay Home if They Have Teens?

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 09.17.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Like all things in life worth discussing, there are many sides to a good and controversial question.

6 Things That Will Simultaneously Save And Ruin You

BuzzFeed | Posted 07.10.2012 | Women

Almost daily, new studies come out saying some habit or pill will either benefit your health, or destroy it. If you look closely, the studies end up c...

Stay Employable: Manage Your Knowledge Portfolios For A 21st-Century Career

Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti | Posted 08.21.2012 | Education
Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti

Like a high-performing stock portfolio, your educational investment needs managing. Just as you must continually adjust your portfolio to match personal goals and global changes, you must make a commitment to lifelong learning.

10 Things I've Learned About Work In My 20s

Forbes Woman | Posted 05.18.2012 | Women

As part of an ongoing series about youth in the office, I've written and published several pieces about how the Millennial generation is experiencing ...