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  • For Nursing Jobs, New Grads Need Not Apply

    For Nursing Jobs, New Grads Need Not Apply

    By Annalyn Kurtz Since the recession, health care has been the single biggest sector for job growth, but that doesn't mean it's easy to get hired. Registered nurses fresh out of school are coming across thousands of job postings with an impossible requirement: "no new grads." Continue Reading

  • 5 Jobs Where Pay Is Making A Comeback

    5 Jobs Where Pay Is Making A Comeback

    Thanks to increases in the second half of 2012, wages grew by about 3.5% last year, according to PayScale. These five jobs saw the largest year-over-year pay increases. Continue Reading

  • Smaller Paychecks Coming -- Bosses Say, Don't Blame Us

    Smaller Paychecks Coming -- Bosses Say, Don't Blame Us

    By Jose Pagliery Everyone's paycheck is about to take a hit, and it's not the boss's fault. But some business owners say it's a tough talk to have. The rate of workers' payroll taxes, which fund Social Security, has been 4.2 percent for the past two years. As of Jan. 1, it's back to 6.2 percent, on the first... Continue Reading

  • Worst Christmas Ever: 'I May Lose My Unemployment Benefits'

    Worst Christmas Ever: 'I May Lose My Unemployment Benefits'

    By Jennifer Liberto This could be Karen Duckett's worst New Year, ever. Duckett, 51, of Laurel, Md., is among 2.1 million jobless Americans whose unemployment benefits will end on Dec. 29, if Congress doesn't act. Continue Reading

  • Women And Men Now Even In The Jobs Recovery

    Women And Men Now Even In The Jobs Recovery

    By Annalyn Kurtz The gap between men and women workers is narrowing as hiring remains strong in the female-dominated health care industry. Forget the "mancession" or the "he-covery." Men suffered the biggest job losses in the financial crisis, and also gained the most post-recession jobs. But now, men and... Continue Reading

  • Why Retail Employees Hate Black Friday

    Why Retail Employees Hate Black Friday

    By Emily Jane Fox NEW YORK -- For bargain happy shoppers, Black Friday means "doorbuster deals." For retail workers, Black Friday means irate customers, long lines and pulling a 24-hour shift without sleep. Continue Reading

  • Facebook Launches Job-Search App, Competes With LinkedIn

    Facebook Launches Job-Search App, Competes With LinkedIn

    By Julianne Pepitone NEW YORK -- Watch out, LinkedIn. Facebook is jumping into the job search space, with a job search app that includes listings from services like Monster and BranchOut. The Social Jobs App, which launched Wednesday, currently includes 1.7 million job listings. It's part of the Social Jobs... Continue Reading

  • Top-Paying Jobs

    Top-Paying Jobs

    Neurosurgeons take home a median $368,000 in salary and bonus annually. What other great careers from Money and PayScale.com's list of Best Jobs in America offer hefty paychecks? Continue Reading

  • Hurricane Sandy Victims Can Get Unemployment Help

    Hurricane Sandy Victims Can Get Unemployment Help

    By Tami Luhby NEW YORK -- Residents of three states pummeled by Hurricane Sandy could be eligible for disaster assistance payments if they lost their job due to the storm. To qualify for the funds, people must be unemployed as a direct result of the storm and be ineligible for traditional unemployment... Continue Reading

  • Fastest-Growing Jobs

    Fastest-Growing Jobs

    Demand for home care nurses is projected to grow a whopping 71 percent between 2010 and 2020. What other careers on Money and PayScale.com's list of America's best jobs will see big opportunities? Continue Reading

  • It's Not Just A Low-Wage Recovery

    It's Not Just A Low-Wage Recovery

    Factories that make aircraft, cars and machinery have made up a good chunk of the job gains over the past two years, as have hospitals and doctors' offices. Continue Reading

  • The Best Jobs In America

    The Best Jobs In America

    It's still a tough job market out there, so when CNNMoney set out to find America's Best Jobs this year, first and foremost we looked for professions that offer great growth opportunities. Another big factor: how well the job pays, since being able to make a good living is especially important now. We also... Continue Reading

  • Jobs That Make The World A Worse Place

    Jobs That Make The World A Worse Place

    Fast food workers. Telemarketers. Investment bankers. These professions have the highest share of employees who say their jobs make the world a worse place, according to a survey by PayScale.com. Continue Reading

  • Women Are Back On The Job

    Women Are Back On The Job

    By Tami Luhby NEW YORK -- Women are finding their way back into the workforce. The economic upswing had until recently been a "hecovery," but the revival is now becoming more balanced between the genders. The number of women employees has jumped by 300,000 in the past six months, nearly the same amount as... Continue Reading

  • Oil Workers Win Big As U.S. Wages Climb

    Oil Workers Win Big As U.S. Wages Climb

    By Les Christie NEW YORK -- Big pay hikes in the energy industry have helped fuel the biggest jump in U.S. wages in more than five years, according to an industry report released Wednesday. PayScale, which analyzes data from more than 10 million U.S. workers, reported that workers in the mining, oil and gas... Continue Reading

  • Teaching Jobs Finally Coming Back

    Teaching Jobs Finally Coming Back

    By Annalyn Censky NEW YORK -- After four years of layoffs, teaching jobs are finally coming back. Public school hiring rose this summer to its highest level in six years. Local school districts added 79,000 education jobs this July through September, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That's the... Continue Reading

  • Surprising Six-Figure Jobs

    Surprising Six-Figure Jobs

    Clearing trees. Performing magic tricks. Pet sitting. Repairing other people's credit. These people are earning $100,000 or more. Continue Reading

  • Fiscal Cliff Threatens 277,000 Federal Jobs

    Fiscal Cliff Threatens 277,000 Federal Jobs

    By Jennifer Liberto WASHINGTON (CNNMoney) -- Federal workers have weathered a two-year pay freeze, increased health insurance premiums, and threats of more cuts from Republicans. Now their jobs are in jeopardy. Some 277,000 workers -- 14% of the federal work force -- could lose their jobs in the next 12... Continue Reading

  • Colleges With The Highest-Paid Grads

    Colleges With The Highest-Paid Grads

    Graduates from these colleges earn the highest salaries in the country, according to data from PayScale.com. Continue Reading

  • Manufacturing: Jobs Boom Is For Real

    Manufacturing: Jobs Boom Is For Real

    The number of job openings for skilled factory workers has increased 38 percent since 2005, according to numbers from the Conference Board that measure labor demand across industries. Continue Reading