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'My Wages Are Too High For Help But Too Low To Let Me Get Ahead'

The Huffington Post | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics

Amy Windish, 42, lives in Middletown, Pennsylvania, and works as a consultant for a medical device company. Windish told The Huffington Post she began...

Hype and Reality: American Economic Numbers

David Coates | Posted 10.10.2014 | Politics
David Coates

It is true that the rate of economic growth has quickened, but that rate is still low by pre-recession standards. In July the IMF actually cut the U.S. growth forecast for 2014 to just 1.7 percent, the CBO's in August was just 1.5 percent. These are not stellar growth numbers.

Sophie Wade: Your Diversified Career in 2014: Own It. Work It. Love It.

Sophie Wade | Posted 03.08.2014 | Women
Sophie Wade

Reframe your working experience and think about your past and potential future moves strategically, rather than as disconnected elements.

Planning a Career Break? Make Sure It's a Pause, Not a Dent

Joan Williams | Posted 10.19.2013 | Women
Joan Williams

When women leave the workforce, one of three things happens: They get divorced and often plummet into relative poverty; they find it nigh-impossible to get back in; or they find new jobs post-haste and everything is peachy.

5 Great Seasonal Jobs For Post 50s

Posted 08.12.2013 | Fifty

Seasonal jobs are a great way for retirees to earn some extra income in a low-stress, no commitment setting. From working as an extra on the set of a ...

Jobs Created Last Month Overwhelmingly Part-Time, Low-Wage

AP | PAUL WISEMAN | Posted 10.03.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON — The 162,000 jobs the economy added in July were a disappointment. The quality of the jobs was even worse. A disproportionate numbe...

Should High School Students Have Part-Time Jobs?

Beth Kobliner | Posted 08.17.2013 | Parents
Beth Kobliner

Even though kids are busier these days -- taking more tests and doing more extracurricular activities to get into much more competitive colleges -- a part-time job during the school year in high school should be a no-brainer, right?

Women Are Still Struggling, Even As the Economy Improves

Alexandra Lebenthal | Posted 07.15.2013 | Women
Alexandra Lebenthal

Will we ever return to the more care-free years of consumption? It remains to be seen, but for now, this is the way America lives.

Arthur Delaney

Poverty Stalks The Suburbs

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- There's nothing Deidre Duffy would rather do than host a backyard barbecue for a few friends. "I don't want anything fancy,...

The Clock is Turning Back on Women, But Not How You Think

Hadley Heath | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics
Hadley Heath

Even for women working full-time, the painfully slow economic "recovery" of the past five years has wrecked havoc on our wage growth.

Reflections of a Former Donut Thief

Maureen Anderson | Posted 03.12.2013 | Business
Maureen Anderson

I loved both my first summer jobs when I worked in the bakery at a grocery store called Hinky Dinky and at a pastry shop called Dippy Donut. What did you learn from your earliest adventures in the world of work?

Why Doctors Should Be Allowed To Work Part-Time

Carolyn Anderson | Posted 08.21.2011 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Anderson

While I know Sibert is not arguing for a law that would mandate full-time work for physicians, even just returning to the expectation that all doctors must work full-time could have severe consequences.