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  • Florida Worker Jason Sadler:  Sells His Last Name For Cash

    Florida Worker Jason Sadler: Sells His Last Name For Cash

    By Cindy Perman Jason Sadler is the kind of guy who will sell you the shirt off his back. No, really - that's what he does for a living. He started a business, mid-recession no less, as a professional T-shirt wearer. Companies pay him to wear a T-shirt with their logo on it, then talk about it on Facebook,... Continue Reading

  • Can The Boss Tell You How To Vote? Yes

    Can The Boss Tell You How To Vote? Yes

    By Robert Frank A flurry of emails from CEOs telling workers how to vote in November has raised a troubling question: Can a company legally tell workers how to vote? For the most part, the answer is yes. Election regulators and corporate lawyers say no federal election law specifically prevents employers... Continue Reading

  • Freelance, Part-Time Jobs: A Viable Option Or Last Resort?

    Freelance, Part-Time Jobs: A Viable Option Or Last Resort?

    By Heesun Wee With long-term unemployment near historic highs, it's no surprise many workers have transformed into free agents. But younger workers-particularly so-called millennials-are embracing freelance jobs more aggressively than older peers, according to recent data. Continue Reading

  • Seasonal Hiring: Retailers Ready To Staff Up

    Seasonal Hiring: Retailers Ready To Staff Up

    By Christina Cheddar Berk Retailers are looking to staff up ahead of the holiday shopping season, according to the findings of a recent survey that suggests that the industry is betting on stronger sales this year. The majority of retailers surveyed by consulting firm Hay Group said they are planning to... Continue Reading

  • What Stresses Out Workers The Most In 2012

    What Stresses Out Workers The Most In 2012

    By Cindy Perman Stressed out at work? Take a number. Nearly three-fourths (73 percent) of American workers are stressed out by at least one thing at work, according to Everest College's 2012 Work Stress Survey conducted by Harris Interactive. Continue Reading

  • States That Produce The Most Jobs (Not What You Think)

    States That Produce The Most Jobs (Not What You Think)

    Overall payroll growth remains subpar and disappointing, but these states, including a few surprise ones, are showing healthy and diverse growth. For many, the economic recovery won't be real until there's solid job creation every month. Though the pace of hiring picked up in 2011-2012, recent months have... Continue Reading