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Viewpoint: Your Employer's Wellness Program Is Bad For Your Health

Viewpoint: Your Employer's Wellness Program Is Bad For Your Health

Why workplace wellness programs are bad news for employees. Read More »

Most Dangerous State For Workers Is....Maine?

Most Dangerous State For Workers Is....Maine?

You won't believe what the safest state is. Read More »

Man Gets Job When He Adds 'Mr.' To His Resume

Man Gets Job When He Adds 'Mr.' To His Resume

By Kim O'Grady It was the late '90s, and I was at an interesting phase of my career. For the first time in my life, I possessed relevant qualifications, experience and could also show a successful track record in my chosen career path. I had the job seeker's trifecta. It was also summer and my current employer... Read More »

In The Future, Everyone Will Job  Hunt Like This

In The Future, Everyone Will Job Hunt Like This

Bilal Jaffery tells how he got a job entirely through a 'socialCV.' Read More »

Is The Unpaid Internship Dead? Not So Fast

Is The Unpaid Internship Dead? Not So Fast

By Lauren Berger Are unpaid internships dead or more popular than ever? Are they a waste of time or the best use of time? The debate has been going on for years, but last week, a court ruling was issued against Fox Searchlight that is creating ripples. Two unpaid interns who worked on the set of "Black Swan'"... Read More »

11 Products You Didn't Know Were Made By Prisoners

11 Products You Didn't Know Were Made By Prisoners

By Lucas Reilly Mental Floss Prisoners make millions of license plates each year. But what else do they make for us? Read More »

Recruiter: Why Most Job Seekers Get Overlooked

Recruiter: Why Most Job Seekers Get Overlooked

By Abby Kohut Job seekers around the country are all struggling with the same issues. A big one? They're "unfindable" by recruiters. While you may think it's a recruiter's job to find you, it's actually YOUR job to try to be found. The more you help the recruiters, the faster they will find you online and the... Read More »

Fast Food Workers In Another City Strike: 'We've Been Pushed To The Edge'

Fast Food Workers In Another City Strike: 'We've Been Pushed To The Edge'

Fast food workers in Seattle walked off their jobs late Wednesday and Thursday. That made Seattle the seventh city where fast food workers have gone on strike in recent months. A Taco Bell server in Seattle explains here why she (along with her co-workers) walked off the job Wednesday night -- shutting down a... Read More »

McDonald's Server On Strike: 'We Worry About Going Hungry'

McDonald's Server On Strike: 'We Worry About Going Hungry'

By Stephanie Sanders A lot of people have been asking me why I went on strike. I have a simple answer: Because I'm not a teen anymore. I work at McDonald's, and I hear a lot of people talk about how fast-food jobs are for teenagers. Well, I'm not a teenager. I'm 33 years old. And I work with a lot of people... Read More »

Confessions Of A Former IRS Agent

Confessions Of A Former IRS Agent

All of the controversy over the Internal Revenue Service's investigation of Tea Party groups has unleashed a torrent of criticism of IRS tactics. But what do IRS agents think of their profession? And what do they actually do all day? Carroll McKibbin, a former IRS agent, gave AOL Jobs permission to reprint a... Read More »

A Boss's Open Letter To Workers Who Want To Quit

A Boss's Open Letter To Workers Who Want To Quit

By Todd Defren Two people quit my company this month. That's OK; it happens. Before these unfortunate events, I liked these employees a lot. Afterward, I only liked one of 'em. The woman who quit "the right way" will discover that she lost a boss but found a long-term champion of her success. The other... Read More »

Employer Explains Why He Went Into Debt To Make Workers Rich

Employer Explains Why He Went Into Debt To Make Workers Rich

Courtesy of Todd Defren By Todd Defren I had a chance to be rich. Instead I went deep into debt, giving my employees ownership in the company. And it was the best career decision I ever made. Let me explain: After 20 years of working together, my business partner and I were being courted by the top names in... Read More »

10 Great Things I Learned From Getting Fired

10 Great Things I Learned From Getting Fired

By Sallie Krawcheck There are some things worth being fired over. Sometimes your personal values don't mesh with the company's (regardless of what the company's "Values Statement" says). Back in 2008, at Smith Barney, we had sold supposedly low-risk investments to our clients. But instead of their value... Read More »

Confessions Of A (Former) Hollywood Assistant

Confessions Of A (Former) Hollywood Assistant

By Lydia Whitlock I spent the last five years working as a Hollywood assistant. When I meet people outside the film industry and tell them that, they almost always say, "Oh, like in Devil Wears Prada?" and I say, "Just like that, but without any of the free designer clothes." And my hair is way less shiny than... Read More »

Employer's Tough-Love Letter To New College Grads

Employer's Tough-Love Letter To New College Grads

Inspired by Kent State University professor Bill Sledzik's blog post, "Dear Millennials: Your Parents Lied to You," Todd Defren, an employer, wrote an open letter to college grads. Defren gave AOL Jobs permission to reprint his letter here. Share your thoughts in the comments section below. By Todd Defren Read More »

5 Surefire Ways to Lose the Respect of Your Coworkers

5 Surefire Ways to Lose the Respect of Your Coworkers

Some people get a little too comfortable in the process of building rapport with their coworkers, which can lead to a loss of respect. Here are five little-known factors that can cost you respect at work. Read More »

12 Tech Trends Transforming Careers -- And Leading To New Jobs

12 Tech Trends Transforming Careers -- And Leading To New Jobs

Job opportunities in technology are growing up to three times faster than other career fields in the U.S. Read More »

MBA Degrees That Cause Staggering Student Debt

MBA Degrees That Cause Staggering Student Debt

John Duval, Flickr By John A. Byrne MBAs are taking on more and more student debt, so much so that graduates of at least six business schools last year borrowed more than $100,000 on average to finance their degrees. The heaviest debt was assumed by graduates of the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School,... Read More »

Drones Will Create 100,000 Jobs, Report Predicts

Drones Will Create 100,000 Jobs, Report Predicts

Commercial drones, which are expected to be approved for use in the U.S. in 2015, will create 100,000 jobs in 10 years, adding $13.7 billion to the economy. Read More »

Has The MBA Become A Worthless Degree?

Has The MBA Become A Worthless Degree?

By John A. Byrne If you asked Dale Stephens, the 21-year-old author of Hacking Your Education, he would undoubtedly agree. In a highly provocative excerpt from the book recently published by The Wall Street Journal, Stephens forcefully declares that even if you were accepted into Harvard Business School, you... Read More »

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