Laurie Petersen

Editor-in-Chief, AOL Jobs

Laurie Petersen edits AOL Jobs and is a long-time veteran of the working world. Follow her @lauriepete

How I Learned: The Power of Teamwork

How I Learned: The Power of Teamwork

Like any relationship in life, teams take work

There is no 'I' in team but there has to be leadership. What I've learned about teams during a career at big, small and medium-sized companies. AOL Jobs Week. Read More »

After the NFL: Houston Oiler Bo Eason Transcended the Safety Zone

After the NFL: Houston Oiler Bo Eason Transcended the Safety Zone

The more personal the story, the more universal it is

Former Houston Oiler Bo Eason has made a iivelihood out of teaching people how to tell their stories as well as he tells his. Read More »

After the NFL: NY Giant Scott Brunner Finds New Way To Stay In The Game

After the NFL: NY Giant Scott Brunner Finds New Way To Stay In The Game

Coaching and mentoring promising young football players

Former N.Y. Giant quarterback Scott Brunner has long left the game as a player but keeps the football in his career in many other ways. Read More »

Help Wanted: Queen of England Seeks a Maid

Help Wanted: Queen of England Seeks a Maid

Could you dust the antiques and keep a secret?

The Royal Household search engine features a variety of jobs, including that of housekeeping assistant to the Queen of England. Read More »

Live from Davos: Aetna CEO On Health, Reinvention and Yoga [VIDEO]

Live from Davos: Aetna CEO On Health, Reinvention and Yoga [VIDEO]

Mark Bertolini shares his journey with HuffPost Live

Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini talked about his personal journey with HuffPost Live President Roy Sekoff at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Read More »

Texas Cop's Playful Act of Kindness Makes Him 10-Year-Old's Hero

Speaking the universal language of football

A Texas police sergeant made a worldwide impression when his dash cam captured a spontaneous football throw with a lonely 10-year-old boy and it went viral. Read More »

What We Read: An Editor's Memorable Selections

Three non-fiction choices from the AOL Jobs Editor-in-Chief

You are what you read. This AOL Jobs series looks at the books that influenced our editors and contributors. Read More »

Behind the Scenes of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Behind the Scenes of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

An inside look at how the Parade springs to life

Marching in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. For some it's their holiday tradition. Read More »

Newtown Officer With Sandy Hook-Related PTSD Claim Faces Dismissal

Police union calls inadequate insurance the issue

A Newtown police officer who was a first responder to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting says he is in danger of being fired because of his PTSD. Read More »

Humorous Signs Make The Day Better For NYC Subway Conductors

Humorous Signs Make The Day Better For NYC Subway Conductors

Yosef Lerner wanted conductors to know they are seen as human

A NYC creative director and his partner embarked on an experiment to recognize subway drivers. The end result was a lot of happy faces and a video of the tale. Read More »

It's Healthy To Work 'Til You Drop

It's Healthy To Work 'Til You Drop

Going for a goal and socialization are both good for you

Choosing to work for the rest of your life can lead to a much longer life. Read More »

Hoboken Mayor Thrust Onto National Stage By Sandy (Video)

Taking the needs of urban communities to the federal level

Hoboken mayor's cry for help on CNN got the nation's attention and brought the National Guard into town. Read More »

It's National Flex Day. Do You Notice Where Your Employees Are Working?

It's National Flex Day. Do You Notice Where Your Employees Are Working?

Working Mother declares "Workflex Revolution"

Working Mother Media released a study of 1,516 moms to raise the flag on the issue of workplace flexibility and declared October 15 National Flex Day. Read More »

Muslim Man Awarded $66,000 For Dismissal Over Beard Conflict

Muslim Man Awarded $66,000 For Dismissal Over Beard Conflict

A Muslim security guard allegedly fired for not shaving his beard was awarded back pay and costs on the grounds he was discriminated against for religious beliefs. Read More »

Fearing Job Loss, ABC-TV Personality Drops 70 Pounds

Fearing Job Loss, ABC-TV Personality Drops 70 Pounds

It took a talk with her boss for Tory Johnson to see the way to weight loss

Good Morning America contributor Tory Johnson says it took fear of losing her job to finally lose weight. Read More »

Girl Develop It Success Stories

Girl Develop It Success Stories

Learning how to code empowers women.

Girl Develop It alums Tracy Bartley and Brenda Storer got the confidence and tech skills they needed to advance their careers. Read More »

Girl Develop It Co-Founder Provides Keys To The Coding Kingdom

Girl Develop It Co-Founder Provides Keys To The Coding Kingdom

'We wanted to make a place where it was OK to ask questions.'

Vanessa Hurst and Sara Chipps founded Girl Develop It as a safe place for women to learn about coding. More than 5,000 women have taken its classes. Read More »

Countdown To Shutdown: One Federal Worker's Story

Countdown To Shutdown: One Federal Worker's Story

Commerce Department manager describes the mood

With one eye glued to C-SPAN for updates on their status, federal government workers are feverishly preparing the final work steps a total shutdown requires. Read More »

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