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The Weekly Roundup: Mastering the Art of LinkedIn

The Weekly Roundup: Mastering the Art of LinkedIn

Tweak your profile into a networking masterpiece

Make the most out of professional social networking site LinkedIn with expert advice and insider tips from around the web. Read More »

'Meth-Like' Sports Powder The Latest From Crooked Company Founder

'Meth-Like' Sports Powder The Latest From Crooked Company Founder

Brought to you by the people who broke your liver

Dietary supplement manufacturer Driven Sports has been accused by the FDA of including unadulterated, "meth-like" compounds in one of their products. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise Less Than Expected

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise Less Than Expected

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week and remained near its pre-recession levels. Read More »

IRS To Tech Companies: No More Free Lunch

IRS To Tech Companies: No More Free Lunch

Agency considers taxing employee perks

The IRS is considering taxing lavish employee perks like free lunches and gym memberships, offered to workers at tech companies like Facebook and Google. Read More »

Does 'Out-of-Work' Mean Damaged Goods?

Does 'Out-of-Work' Mean Damaged Goods?

Don't let being let go hurt your chances of getting hired

Were you let go and fear employers see you as damaged goods? If so, read this... Read More »

10 Tips From a Top Recruiter

10 Tips From a Top Recruiter

How to position yourself for job hunting success

A top recruiter in the Education Technology field shares 10 tips for candidates to position themselves for job hunting success. Read More »

Have You Joined a Talent Pipeline?

Have You Joined a Talent Pipeline?

Talent networks let you indicate interest in a company

More and more hiring managers are turning to talent pipelines as a recruitment strategy to ensure that they have star candidates when a position opens up. Read More »

What Can We Learn from U.S. Airways' Twitter Mistake?

What Can We Learn from U.S. Airways' Twitter Mistake?

You never know where updates will lead

Even if you don't tweet for a company, you'll want to learn from U.S. Airways' major Twitter gaffe. Read More »

Salon Ad Ridicules Kim Jong-Un's Haircut, Manager Visited By Irate North Korean Officials

Salon Ad Ridicules Kim Jong-Un's Haircut, Manager Visited By Irate North Korean Officials

This is in England, by the way.

A London salon manager was visited by two North Korean officials, who demanded he remove a promotional poster making fun of Kim Jong-un. Read More »

Amy's Baking Company: Back And Scary As Ever

Amy's Baking Company: Back And Scary As Ever

The one restaurant that Gordon Ramsay walked away from

Amy and Samy Bouzaglo became infamous for their restaurant antics and abuse of customers and employees. They came back angry as ever and ready to show it. Read More »

French Say 'Adieu' to Pesky Calls From Boss

French Say 'Adieu' to Pesky Calls From Boss

New agreement asserts the right to disconnect from work

A new agreement protects workers'™ rights to unplug after hours. And it'€™s not just the French who want their leisure hours protected from the always-on lifestyle. Read More »

San Francisco Workers Say Hi With Post-it Window Displays

San Francisco Workers Say Hi With Post-it Window Displays

The city gets a new social network

San Francisco office workers who have some time on their hands have been swapping messages and art by putting Post-it notes in their windows to communicate. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Tumble to Near 7-Year Low

Weekly Jobless Claims Tumble to Near 7-Year Low

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to the lowest level in almost seven years. Read More »

UPS Un-Fires 250 Workers It Axed For Participating In Walkout

UPS Un-Fires 250 Workers It Axed For Participating In Walkout

Employees will still serve a 10-day suspension

UPS has re-hired the 250 drivers it fired for participating in a walkout. After receiving criticism, the company made a deal with the local Teamsters union. Read More »

Equal Pay, But Maybe Not For You

Equal Pay, But Maybe Not For You

Executive orders cover only some women

President Obama signed two executive orders that address the fact that women make 77 cents on every dollar that a man earns. Problem solved? Well, no. Read More »

E-Cigarette Explodes In Bartender's Face

E-Cigarette Explodes In Bartender's Face

Turns out "smoke-free" isn't 100% accurate

A U.K. bartender and a pub customer were burned when a fellow worker's e-cigarette exploded after being plugged into an iPad charger behind the bar. Read More »

10 Fastest Growing Transportation Jobs

10 Fastest Growing Transportation Jobs

Jobs also abound for entry-level and workers with no degree

The transportation industry continues to grow as the economy strengthens and has actually outpaced nationwide job growth. Read More »

Obama To Sign Gender Pay Gap Orders, But Equal Pay Stays Elusive

Obama To Sign Gender Pay Gap Orders, But Equal Pay Stays Elusive

Only federal contractors are affected

President Obama will sign two gender pay equality-related executive orders, but big gaps will remain as women make significantly less than men in equal jobs. Read More »

The Little-Known Obamacare COBRA Catch-22

The Little-Known Obamacare COBRA Catch-22

Let's tell President Obama to close the gap

AOL Jobs employment law expert uncovers a huge gap in ObamaCare for workers who lose their jobs after open enrollment, and tells you what you can do about it. Read More »

ABC-TV Journalist Barbara Walters Announces Retirement Date

ABC-TV Journalist Barbara Walters Announces Retirement Date

Will make final appearance on 'The View' May 16

Barbara Walters, the first woman to co-anchor an evening news program, will make her final appearance on the morning talk show she founded. Read More »

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