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Bozeman, MT: Want a Job? Give Us Your Passwords

Lisa Derrick | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Derrick

If you want a job working for this city, be prepared to hand over the log in and password info to all your social networking and blogging sites.

Jobless Claims Fall For First Time In 21 Weeks

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — On the surface, the government seemed to signal Thursday that more Americans are finding jobs: The number of people receiving unemp...

Gay Benefits Call With Berry Reveals...Very Little

Jennifer Vanasco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jennifer Vanasco

"This is a first step, not the final step," Berry said. "It's practicing before preaching." I wish the White House would stop practicing and would start moving on gay civil rights issues for real.

Love the Lakers? Don't You Wish You Loved Your Job That Much?

Jennifer Kushell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Kushell

Finding out how to live in the world that you love starts with understanding that there are countless opportunities and ways to engage in those worlds.

A Resume Is Not Enough: How to Elevate to the Top 1%

Jill Keto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jill Keto

Most people never think of themselves as a brand, but you have one whether or not you realize it. Your reputation is part of your brand, and your resume and business card are marketing tools.

The Best $73 I Ever Spent

Chip Conley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chip Conley

The Gallup organization has found that the single most important variable in employee productivity and loyalty is not the pay, the perks, or the benefits. It's the quality of the relationship between employees and their supervisors.

Can Happiness Help You in Business? A Visit to Zappos

Soren Gordhamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Soren Gordhamer

Zappos focuses on supporting individual expression and the internal happiness of each employee.

Does Telling Your Kids You Were Fired Make You "The Biggest Loser"?

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stephen Viscusi

Emphasize to your children that the most important things in life are health, family, and being together. Mom or Dad can always find another job, but having one another is what really matters.

Help Me Help You

Suzanne Grossman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suzanne Grossman

You are less alone in your job search than you might think.

Leave Your Day Job!

Dr. Susan M. Guthrie | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan M. Guthrie

General Electric, Burger King, Microsoft and Hewlett Packard were all founded during severe recessions. Economic pressure forces business to look for ways to operate smarter and leaner.

The Great Escape!

Dr. Hendrie Weisinger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Hendrie Weisinger

Being hardwired to stay is what makes it difficult to leave.

Depression in California's Inland Empire Shows Need for Employee Free Choice Act

Tom Woodruff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Woodruff

An economic tragedy is unfolding in the Inland Empire region of southern California. We need to pass the Employee Free Choice Act to give workers a realistic shot at the American Dream.

Good News? Is This Possible?

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jonathan A. Schein

The economy is in extremely fragile shape, but there are nuggets of good news as well.

Job Fairs or Job Fairy Tales?

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephen Viscusi

Today's career fairs seem anything but "fair" to me. Approach those companies that don't appear to be looking. Another secret if you're unemployed is to offer yourself to employers on a "per-project" or "temp" basis.

Counting the Cost of Good and Bad Debt

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

While watching President Obama's press conference Tuesday evening, I was struck by a few things that are often forgotten in the criticism of his proposed budget.

Finding Work: What Works

Marilyn M. Machlowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marilyn M. Machlowitz

Do the sometimes wacky ways that people find jobs (or opportunities find people) in better times still hold promise?

The Ugly Side of Progressive Politics

Justin Callaway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Justin Callaway

I used to joke helplessly that I'd be better off working for less in a menial retail job with good benefits once you weigh my hourly rate with the high out-of-pocket cost of my lack of benefits.

The Stimulus Package and Beyond

Linda Schurman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Schurman

We are asking the impossible of the new administration. Nobody can fix a catastrophe of this magnitude over night that is the result of deconstructing the rule of law in the financial sector for some 25 years.

Ryan Grim

Employment Plunges: Fastest Rate Drop On Record

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The deeper the United States gets into the economic crisis, the further back the media's "since dates" get for various economic and employment indicat...

Comparing Costs Today, 1950

mjperry.blogspot.com | Mark J. Perry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With some help from the Student Entrepreneur Society at the University of Michigan-Flint (especially Jennifer Moore), and an old 1950 Sears catalog pu...

So You Wanna Start a Website?

Meredith Barnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Meredith Barnett

Web-based businesses are a lot harder than they seem. For every hit site (like this one), there are millions of disappointments. You just don't hear about them.

Talking Full Employment... Now?

Dave Belden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dave Belden

Co-economics is the dream being hatched now, but what else -- apart from full employment -- must it include?

The Best Thing for the Economy, the Right Thing for the Poor

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

The stars have now aligned in the midst of this economic crisis, and it is precisely the time to address the urgent issues of poverty in America.

Bridges and Books: Bring Back the Federal Writers Project

Buz Teacher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Buz Teacher

The entire publishing industry is contracting very quickly and there is something we should consider doing about it: Bring back the Federal Writers Project.

Obama's Faith Based Office an Insult to Women

Martha Burk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martha Burk

It's not too late for President Obama to change his mind and give the majority - women - a place at the table by re-opening the White House Office on Women's Issues.