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Weekly Jobless Claims Fall to Lowest Level Since Early 2006

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall to Lowest Level Since Early 2006

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits falls to its lowest level in more than 7 years, as the job market continues to recoup. Read More »

Study: 1 In 2 Professionals Will Be Independent Contractors By 2020

Study: 1 In 2 Professionals Will Be Independent Contractors By 2020

Why Becoming A "Business-of-One" Can Be Better For Your Career

New study shows why more contemporary workers are leaning toward freelance work instead of traditional full-time jobs. Read More »

Higher Minimum Wage Correlates With Job Growth

Higher Minimum Wage Correlates With Job Growth

Trend bodes well for the American worker

Twelve of the 13 states that raised their minimum wage since the beginning of the year have experienced more job growth than lower-wage states. Read More »

7 in 10 Employees Value Skills Training More than Degrees

7 in 10 Employees Value Skills Training More than Degrees

Glassdoor Employment Confidence Survey (Q2 2014)

The Employment Confidence Survey monitors four indicators of employment confidence: salary expectations, job security, job market and company outlook. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Drop Unexpectedly in Latest Week

Weekly Jobless Claims Drop Unexpectedly in Latest Week

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market recovery was gaining traction. Read More »

10 Popular Jobs That Are Quickly Disappearing

10 Popular Jobs That Are Quickly Disappearing

These careers are going the way of the dodo

Is your job headed for the trash pile? A new study by CareerCast revealed the top 10 professions predicted to lose the most jobs by 2022. Read More »

Expect Continued Job Growth In Second Half of 2014

Expect Continued Job Growth In Second Half of 2014

Employers creating new roles in social media, mobile technology

The 2014 midyear forecast shows employers are expecting forward movement in all categories of hiring. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall, Point to Healing Job Market

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall, Point to Healing Job Market

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to one of its lowest levels since before the 2007-09 recession. Read More »

The Competitive Effect: 10 Metros With High Post-Recession Growth

The Competitive Effect: 10 Metros With High Post-Recession Growth

Houston tops the list

New research from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists explains why some metropolitan areas have been thriving more than others. Read More »

Toss Your Resume, Polish Your EQ

Toss Your Resume, Polish Your EQ

Your ‘emotional intelligence’ could get you the job

Look at this picture. Is she happy? Scared? Sad? Your answer helps rate your emotional intelligence. Businesses are now using EQ tests to pick who to hire. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Drop a Bit in Latest Tally

Weekly Jobless Claims Drop a Bit in Latest Tally

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell marginally last week, but continues to point to an improving labor market. Read More »

Study Asks, 'Is Your Job Meaningful?'

Study Asks, 'Is Your Job Meaningful?'

Job meaning and job satisfaction are not the same thing

Payscale has just released a study on job meaning as it relates to compensation, and the results are exhaustive, revealing, and maybe a little sad. Read More »

The 20 Unhappiest Jobs In America

The 20 Unhappiest Jobs In America

Growth opportunities receive lowest ratings from employees

We pinpoint the jobs with the lowest happiness levels in the country, based on 24,000 employee evaluations across more than 250 different job roles. Read More »

The 10 Best Careers Right Now For Recent College Graduates

The 10 Best Careers Right Now For Recent College Graduates

The tech industry leads the pack

The University of California, San Diego's fifth annual list of "Hot Careers for College Graduates" breaks down the top career paths for recent grads. Read More »

17 Reasons You Hate Your Job

17 Reasons You Hate Your Job

Why are so many people dissatisfied with their professional lives?

Quora users offered explanations of why they hate their jobs. We pulled 17 of the most interesting responses. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall; Labor Market Continues to Firm

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall; Labor Market Continues to Firm

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to strengthening labor market conditions. Read More »

​'For 2 Cents, I'd Blow This Joint!'

​'For 2 Cents, I'd Blow This Joint!'

Most Americans would switch jobs if given a chance

Watch out, boss. With the American economy steadily improving, your employees may be looking for the exits. Read More »

Millennial 'Mad Men': The Future Of Advertising At Cannes

Millennial 'Mad Men': The Future Of Advertising At Cannes

Meet the next generation of ad creatives

This year's Cannes Lion Festival is ground zero for sweeping changes in the advertising industry, where a generation gap is growing wider every day. Read More »

These Cities Have The Most Satisfied Employees In The Country

These Cities Have The Most Satisfied Employees In The Country

Job opportunities abound

Glassdoor has released its annual Employment Satisfaction Report Card, listing the top 50 cities where workers are the happiest with their jobs. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise, But Job Market Recovery Intact

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise, But Job Market Recovery Intact

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week, but not enough to change views the labor market was strengthening. Read More »

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