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Earnings a Bright Spot in the Gloomy Recession?

Mehroz Baig | Posted 11.24.2013 | San Francisco
Mehroz Baig

The labor market and employment situation that we face today has many facets: in addition to recovering from a global financial crisis, the economy is facing a slow recovery, resulting from a long recession.

A Turkey Without a Pardon: Bidding Farewell to Dirty Jobs

Mike Rowe | Posted 01.21.2013 | TV
Mike Rowe

I can't say that Dirty Jobs never jumped the shark (since I literally leaped over one in season two), but we stuck to the mission statement. We worked hard. And we had a hell of a good time. It was, as they say, a very good run. To everyone, thanks very much.

This Election, Let's Remember: It's Ridiculous How Good Small Business Has It

Gene Marks | Posted 12.07.2012 | Small Business
Gene Marks

We all work as hard as those guys last century. But our working conditions are cleaner and healthier. Sure, we've got challenges. But would you prefer to be running a business in 2012 or 1906?

The 'Emperor's New Clothes' and the New Economy

Amy Gutman | Posted 03.12.2012 | Media
Amy Gutman

I've started to feel more and more like the kid in "The Emperor's New Clothes." Goodbye sta­ble middle-class job. Hello, McDonald's.

Most Job Openings In Nearly Three Years

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 07.11.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Companies in March advertised the most jobs since the peak of the 2008 financial crisis, a sign that hiring is likely to remain hea...

Recruiting Talent Like an Idealist

George Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
George Weiner

By collectively using Idealist.org not-for-profit's create a Teach For America atmosphere, where an abundance of talented graduates can find the jobs that will shape their careers.

Employers Shedding Jobs As Recession Deepens

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — An alarming half-million American jobs vanished virtually in a flash last month, the worst mass layoffs in over a third of a centur...