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Matt Kidd | Posted 07.31.2014 | Gay Voices
Matt Kidd

Why did I raise my hand to go into the non-profit world? Because despite the legal equality progress our community has made, we've yet to reach the status of "out" in the workplace. I truly believe our work educating and connecting LGBTQ students from the point they launch their careers will get us closer to that goal.

Fighting for Those Who Fight for Us

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Rep. Charles Rangel

While our nation enjoys time away from work, students are home from school and many are taking advantage of the various Veterans Day sales -- our nation needs to stop and remember the significance of Veterans Day.

Arthur Delaney

Unemployment Rate Falls Thanks To Low-Wage Jobs

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 08.02.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The unemployment rate fell to 7.4 percent as 162,000 more Americans had jobs in July, the U.S. Labor Department announced Friday. Ri...

Lost and Found in Translation

Geoff Cramer | Posted 01.12.2013 | Impact
Geoff Cramer

In 2011, post-9/11 male veterans between the ages of 18 and 24 faced an unemployment rate of 29 percent. Think about that for a moment. Think about that for a moment. Can you imagine a young person, after serving their country in very dangerous situations for a modest paycheck, coming home to an environment where around a third of his or her friends can't find a decent job?

Startup City: Chicago

Chris Johnson | Posted 11.07.2012 | Small Business
Chris Johnson

If the startup ecosystem requires something like this -- abundant universities, a massive homegrown startup, real presence by a tech giant, and attainable workspace -- then Chicago's dancin'.

Landing a Job at a Job Fair

Adele Scheele | Posted 06.04.2012 | College
Adele Scheele

Recruiters pay money to attend these events because they need to recruit candidates -- students like you.

How to Network in College

Her Campus | Posted 05.15.2012 | College
Her Campus

It's important to remember that any situation could turn into networking, beyond just job fairs and school events. Therefore, it's important to always be prepared.

Hiring Vets: The Golden Gate to a New Era

Paul Rieckhoff | Posted 12.05.2011 | San Francisco
Paul Rieckhoff

Since we can't rely on Washington to solve the veteran unemployment problem, we're hitting the road, hosting Smart Job Fairs across the country. San Francisco will host the first.

Amanda Terkel

Gov't Shutdown Jeopardizes Job Fair

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than 1,000 prospective job seekers may be out of luck next week if Congress is unable to come to a budget agreement. Sen. Chris Coo...

Jason Linkins

Unemployed Working Hard To Find Jobs, Despite Depiction As Spoiled Brats

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Would-be Nevada Senator Sharron Angle has recently taken to depicting America's unemployed as a group of people so spoiled by the extension of unemployment benefits that they have basically stopped looking for work, preferring to live on the dole than accept one of the many magical jobs she claims are available. What is actually going on with job seekers in America? Well, as it turns out, they are desperately seeking jobs, wherever they may be. Entry-level work. Low-paying work. They show up early, they stand in line, and they often vastly outnumber the number of jobs available. Anyone who suggests otherwise is just out of touch with what's going on in the country.

Arthur Delaney

AARP Launches Massive Job Fair Project For Older Unemployed

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

To help the more than two million unemployed Americans who are older than 55, the AARP is sponsoring 48 job fairs in 19 states with high unemployment ...

Will Work for Work: Voices From A Job Fair (VIDEO)

OC Register | Peggy Lowe (OC Register) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

(This story comes courtesy of the OC Register's WORK section) It's a full-time job trying to get a job. Take, for instance, the job fair, a kind of ...

Job Fair Lures Thousands

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A downtown job fared lured thousands of eager job-seekers, CBS 2's Jim Williams reports: More than 5,000 people lined up at McCormick Place for a j...

Thousands Attend "Good Morning America" Job Fair At Navy Pier

Chicago Sun-Times | Cheryl V. Jackson and Francine Knowles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Jerry Gillespie is a carpenter. But the 31-year-old Chicago man has hit wall after wall in an effort to find work. Unemployed for the last six mont...

Who's Listening to America's Youth?

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Are these young people just talking to one another? Is anyone listening, really listening, to them? Trying to discover what the generation dubbed the "Millennials" cares about?