The purpose of the social network is to make you discoverable
If you wear the equivalent of Harry Potter's invisibility cloak by maintaining tight security settings on LinkedIn, you're likely missing some key opportunities to connect. Read More »
Can't get enough developers and engineers
Even at an alleged 'creative job fair' sponsored by a marketing company, the vast majority of firms are looking for software designers and engineers. Read More »
Circuit judge ordered Jose Alvarez back on the job
Police chief Jose Alvarez has been fired twice by Caseyville, Ill. mayor Len Black, but now a circuit judge has ordered him back on the job. Read More »
U.S. job growth rose more than expected in February, which could ease fears of an abrupt slowdown in economic growth. Read More »
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected and hit a three-month low last week, a sign of strength.
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Big bucks are slipping through the unfilled cracks
Productivity and revenue suffer when companies can't bridge the skill gap. See which industries have the most demand and companies committed to train. Read More »
Four New England governors join Obama in a college gym
President Barack Obama goes on the road to rally support for a federal minimum wage increase. First stop: New Britain, Connecticut.
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A private survey shows that U.S. companies added slightly more jobs in February than in January, but harsh winter weather weighed on hiring. Read More »
WestJet captain fumes on Facebook
A WestJet passenger in Canada left a note telling the female pilot that she should be home with babies rather than on the flight deck of a commercial plane. Read More »
Stay away from 'suck it' posts!
How to avoid a mistake on Facebook that could cost you your job. Or in this case, a Miami family's age discrimination settlement. Read More »
Breaches a legal agreement in front of 1,200 Facebook friends
A daughter's snarky post to 1,200 Facebook friends cost her parents an $80,000 legal settlement because she had inadvertently breached a confidentiality clause. Read More »
From frying chicken to firing up the debate
How a young fast food worker from Brooklyn became one of the most prominent faces to push for a higher federal minimum wage. Read More »
Pretended to be an executive of Dick's Sporting Goods
Modell's Sporting Goods CEO who was on CBS's Undercover Boss is accused of going undercover as an executive of a rival's store to get sensitive information. Read More »
The real question is: what won't they be able to do?
Robots can already grade homework, report the news and give senior care, among other things. What's next? Read More »
Job clubs offer accountability and a chance to share leads
There are many shapes and sizes of job clubs. Learn their many different purposes and how to start one or find an existing club in your area. Read More »
Was Kelly Blazek too harsh? Lunchtime Live! discusses
Take a break and wrap up February with AOL Jobs. We discussed the polar vortex, Kelly Blazek, email etiquette and Cleveland hot spots. Read More »
Mind your media when job hunting
Your tweets, likes and status updates can tell a recruiter much more about you as a person than your resume. Read More »
Just how sick do you need to be before you stay home from work?
Should you go to work when you're sick or stay home? Most offices suggest taking the day off, so why do we all go to work when we have a cold or the flu? Read More »
'Do you want to get tasered?' she asked him
Video of a Michigan teacher and the school principal watching and teasing an autistic fifth-grader stuck in a chair goes viral. The teacher videoed the event. Read More »
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rise, but the underlying trend suggested no shift in labor market conditions. Read More »