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9 In 10 Most Popular Jobs Are Low Paying

9 In 10 Most Popular Jobs Are Low Paying

The top three are in retail

Many of today's largest occupations pay poorly, according to a new report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read More »

Cleveland Police Officer Commemorates Beloved K-9 Partner

Cleveland Police Officer Commemorates Beloved K-9 Partner

'Everywhere I went, he had to be right there with me.'

A Cleveland police officer gave a touching eulogy to his longtime K-9 partner Jet Black, who had to be put down after twelve years of service. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall to Near 4-Month Low

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall to Near 4-Month Low

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week and touched its lowest level in nearly four months. Read More »

7 Tips to Spring Clean Your LinkedIn Profile

7 Tips to Spring Clean Your LinkedIn Profile

When it comes to finding your dream job, it's all about the match

Clean up your LinkedIn Profile with 7 tips that are easy to tackle. Upload a new photo and check out the competition. Don't forget to ask for a recommendation. Read More »

Tribeca Film Festival To Begin Paying Its Interns

Tribeca Film Festival To Begin Paying Its Interns

'Interns.' No, wait. 'Volunteers.' Er, 'crew members.'

Following a $45 million acquisition by Madison Square Garden Co, the Tribeca Film Festival will start paying the hundreds of interns who make it happen. Read More »

Spooky Activity Captured On Store Surveillance Video

Spooky Activity Captured On Store Surveillance Video

It's the Snacking Dead

A surveillance video from a New Hampshire general store reveals activity that employees are calling paranormal, but not everyone is convinced. Read More »

The Most In-Demand Jobs Now

The Most In-Demand Jobs Now

Recruiters are aggressively trying to fill these positions

Recruiters are turning to social media to poach talent. Social recruiting tool HiringSolved reveals which positions are the most sought-after. Read More »

Kids Posting Online Tutorials About How To Get Teachers Fired

Kids Posting Online Tutorials About How To Get Teachers Fired

'You need to play the victim'

A number of online videos find young students telling how they got their teachers fired with false allegations, and explain how others can do the same. Read More »

Why Legal Marijuana Use Can Get You Fired

Why Legal Marijuana Use Can Get You Fired

State laws don't protect users from workplace discrimination

Although marijuana use is legal in some states, workers are still getting fired. What gives? AOL Jobs employment law expert Donna Ballman explains Read More »

What 85% Of Recruiters Want You To Do

What 85% Of Recruiters Want You To Do

Facebook can make you readily accessible to recruiters

Employers want to connect with you. Facebook is an underused social media platform for professional use and here's how to make more of it for your job search. Read More »

Giraffe Gives Dying Zoo Worker A Kiss Goodbye

Giraffe Gives Dying Zoo Worker A Kiss Goodbye

Get ready to sob

A zoo worker with terminal cancer had a tender moment when one of the giraffes he cared for approached him to say goodbye. Read More »

Healthcare Reform Gives More Workers Freedom to Say 'I Quit'

Healthcare Reform Gives More Workers Freedom to Say 'I Quit'

New healthcare options free workers from 'job lock'

The Affordable Care Act is giving people who stayed at jobs only for the benefits the impetus to venture out on their own. Read More »

Jobless Rate for Gulf Vets Edges Down

Jobless Rate for Gulf Vets Edges Down

Finally, they seem to be winning their latest battle

The shocking rate of unemployment among America’s youngest veterans is finally seeing some improvement, according to the latest figures from the government. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise Less Than Expected Last Week

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise Less Than Expected Last Week

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week, pointing to some underlying strength in the labor market. Read More »

Obama Manufacturing Hubs Face Uphill Struggle To Create Jobs

Obama Manufacturing Hubs Face Uphill Struggle To Create Jobs

Administration says project is still nascent

The Obama administration's America Makes initiative has not created any new jobs, but says the project is just getting started. Read More »

One Amazing Teacher Is About To Get $1 Million

One Amazing Teacher Is About To Get $1 Million

Celebrating the one profession that makes all others possible

The goal of the international prize is to elevate the stature of the teaching profession, which suffers a dismally low reputation across the world. Read More »

North Dakota Desperate For Workers To Fill Empty Jobs

North Dakota Desperate For Workers To Fill Empty Jobs

Some 25,000 jobs remain unfilled

There are oil jobs galore in the Peace Garden State, but not nearly enough takers. Read More »

With Job Opportunities At Record Low, Teens Need Not Apply

With Job Opportunities At Record Low, Teens Need Not Apply

In a tough labor market for most, youngest find disaster

The youngest job seekers are shut out of the labor market, along with their older siblings. There’s only one way they can stack the odds in their favor. Read More »

Green Rush Job Fair Draws Crowds

Green Rush Job Fair Draws Crowds

Would-be workers in weed explore job opportunities

An interview with Todd Mitchem, chief revenue officer of O.penVAPE, about the CannaSearch job fair in Denver. Read More »

Why Professional Men Over 60 Keep Working

Why Professional Men Over 60 Keep Working

Men tend to think, 'Who will I be if I don’t have my work?’

There are some stark and surprising differences between men and women who choose to work after they turn 60. Read More »

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