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A Long Job Hunt? Stop Depreciating in Value

Melissa Llarena | Posted 08.06.2014 | Business
Melissa Llarena

Job hunters are like houses waiting to be sold; the longer they are on the market, the harder it is to sell them. In the case of houses, real estate agents change their strategy or update a property's details to generate leads.

The Hiring Guru: Microsoft Layoff Victims Read This

David Jensen | Posted 09.21.2014 | Business
David Jensen

The news regarding Microsoft got me thinking about the new wave of candidates that will be surging from their doors. As I always say, there is always a job. So get prepared to interview and nail a new better job.

April Nordbee: Small Town Duchamp

John Seed | Posted 08.01.2014 | Arts
John Seed

April Nordbee, a 29-year-old mother of two who lives in Wisconsin, has found her life completely changed over the past two years, all as the result of a lucky keystroke error she made during a Google search that caused her to discover the life and work of artist Marcel Duchamp.

Staying Employed: The Best Defense Is a Good Offense

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 06.18.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

Don't assume that your job is safe. In the 21st century, every job is temporary (even CEO). So it's best to be prepared, particularly if your employer feels a little shaky or the work situation has gotten unpleasant.

Learning to Love My Unemployed Self

Katie Gibson | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics
Katie Gibson

I had everything. I had the perfect apartment, the perfect lifestyle (whatever that even means), the perfect husband, the perfect dog, the perfect job. I was bouncy lollipops and rainbows happy. That is, until it all fell apart faster than you can say downsizing.

Laid Off by Corporate, Employed by Purpose

Oral Fixation | Posted 04.09.2014 | Black Voices
Oral Fixation

Three days ago, I celebrated the third anniversary of my lay-off. My marketing position was unceremoniously eliminated. I can recall the walk to the elevator with the Human Resources Manager.

50 Google Searches to Avoid a Layoff or Bad Employer

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 04.06.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

Use these Google searches to dig up information that can help you avoid a bad employer or to show you the signs that your current employer is struggli...

I Love Poop

Sarah Prager | Posted 04.02.2014 | Good News
Sarah Prager

There is nothing like caring for others to take you out of your own head. I cannot bring myself to worry about making rent when I am Spiderman's sidekick (who knew he had one and that she looks just like me?).

You're Fired! 4 Optimal Ways to Let Employees Go

Val Matta | Posted 03.29.2014 | Business
Val Matta

While firing employees is never a walk in the park, easing the blow by providing different solutions can help make a smoother transition. Use these four options as a way to maintain great relationships while assisting former workers to move into new opportunities.

J.C. Penney's Overcompensated Ex-CEO Still Sinking Its Stock

Denise Mattson | Posted 03.24.2014 | Business
Denise Mattson

From the Pope to billionaires, people are beginning to reject today's popular CEO compensation formula as unjust. There is no reason other than greed to explain how one human's contribution can be worth more than the contribution of 1,000.

More Than 6 In 10 Workers Worry They Will Lose Their Jobs: CNBC

CNBC | Posted 11.26.2013 | Business

CNBC: In a dreary sign of economic doldrums, more than six in 10 workers worry that they will lose their jobs, according to a Washington Post-Mill...

Finding Dominick's Employees Jobs

Roger Wright | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
Roger Wright

Because in this time when jobs are so scare, no one wants to give a job to a stranger. Jobs go to those who are part of a community. And perhaps you share a community with one of those 5,000. In fact, you might share a community and not even know it.

11 Sneaky Ways Companies Get Rid Of Older Workers

Forbes | Donna Ballman | Posted 11.05.2013 | Business

Forbes Older workers are still suffering in the aftermath of the Great Recession. More than half the people aged 50 and older who participated in a...

Why We Need Slack in Our Lives, and Why Organizations Should Start Giving It to Us?

Jon Jachimowicz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Jon Jachimowicz

The idea of structuring processes and tasks to most efficiently utilize employees' time and workload has an intuitive appeal -- isn't efficiency a goal many countries cherish and many people strive towards?

Companies Cutting The Most Jobs

24/7 Wall St. | Alexander E.M. Hess and Michael B. Sauter | Posted 10.12.2013 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: Planned job cuts in the third quarter rose 25% from a year ago. With September jobs cuts up 19% from last year, it represented the...

Paramount Begins Big Time Layoffs

AP | Posted 10.02.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Viacom Inc.'s movie studio, Paramount Pictures, is cutting 110 positions worldwide in a reorganization that the co...

B Corps: What's the Use?

Michele Masterfano | Posted 10.26.2013 | Business
Michele Masterfano

We have moved so far into the notion of every man for himself that we have to add complexity to our business law to ensure that there are at least a few companies that have figured out how to be good citizens as well as profitable.

An Awkward Rite Of Passage For Laid-Off Post 50s

Jeb Harrison | Posted 09.17.2013 | Fifty
Jeb Harrison

"You remind me so much of my... of my... my father!" she blurted. I'm thinking is this what the corporate workforce has come to? Thirty-year-old MBA managers on the executive fast track thinking of their grey-haired staffers as an army of dear old dads?

The Problem With (Too Much) Encouragement

Randy Hain | Posted 09.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Hain

Straight talk, given in love with a smile, is one of the best gifts we can offer a person. I often ask permission to be candid before I share critical feedback. This is usually appreciated and works well for me.

Layoffs Strike

AP/HuffPost | Posted 06.14.2013 | Business

ARMONK, N.Y. -- IBM has laid off an undisclosed number of workers this week as the company intensifies its focus on some of some of the technology ind...

The Aftermath of 3,783 Layoffs: What Will Philadelphia Schools Look Like?

Hillary Linardopoulos | Posted 08.12.2013 | Impact
Hillary Linardopoulos

I can't say I have all of the answers for the funding crisis in the School District of Philadelphia. What I can say is that our schools cannot open without these people. Our students already are at the mercy of a lack of resources. They cannot afford another cut.

WATCH: The Best Way To Protect Yourself From Being Laid Off

OWN | Posted 05.18.2013 | OWN

Corporate layoffs -- they're difficult, daunting and oftentimes a complete surprise to employees. Even though you may not be able to predict if your c...

Layoffs Hit The Daily News

www.capitalnewyork.com | Posted 07.08.2013 | Media

The Daily News is now undergoing what employees of the tabloid have been fearing for weeks: Multiple insiders tell Capital that layoffs have hit the n...

Career Transition and 'Jerry Maguire Moments'

Randy Hain | Posted 06.25.2013 | Impact
Randy Hain

With unemployment at just under eight percent, it is likely that we all know friends and family affected by this tough economy. It may be difficult to admit, but at some point we run out of helpful advice. Is there a solution?

Arthur Delaney

Bipartisan Layoff Prevention Policy Gains Ground

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

Ohio lawmakers are poised to make it easier for struggling state businesses to reduce workers' hours instead of firing them. New legislation will ...