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Fast Food Strikes Spread Across The Nation [Map]

Fast Food Strikes Spread Across The Nation [Map]

In one map, a look at the phenomenal growth of the fast food and low wage labor actions. Read More »

Are We Becoming The United States Of Crappy Jobs?

Are We Becoming The United States Of Crappy Jobs?

These 12 charts show the sad, long story of the U.S. decline. Read More »

Auto Industry On Hiring Binge

Auto Industry On Hiring Binge

Auto industry is poised to add 35,000 position in 2013. Read More »

Nevada Brothels Hit Hard By Recession

Nevada Brothels Hit Hard By Recession

Luxury industries took a major hit during the recession, particularly the business of sin. Gambling revenues on the Las Vegas Strip plummeted 14 percent, and casino construction ground to a halt. And although the recession has technically ended, sex is still not selling so well. The legal brothel industry in... Read More »

Best Countries For Women Have One Strange Thing In Common

Best Countries For Women Have One Strange Thing In Common

Women's standing in the upper reaches of business has stolen hundreds of headlines in the last few weeks, thanks to Sheryl Sandberg's new manifesto on the subject, Lean In. But the book by Facebook's chief operating officer is missing one key fact: A woman is more likely to enter senior management in almost any... Read More »

Fastest-Growing Jobs In America

Fastest-Growing Jobs In America

By Debra Auerbach We live in a technology-driven society, always awaiting the next big technology breakthrough. We wait in line for the newest phone, only to do it all over again once the next version debuts. A flat-screen TV is nice, but one equipped with 3-D technology is even better. Read More »

Oil Boomtowns: Plenty Of Jobs, But No Place To Live

Oil Boomtowns: Plenty Of Jobs, But No Place To Live

Like a 21st century Gold Rush, tens of thousands of Americans have packed their bags in the last two years and moved to one of the country's booming oil towns. But many of these migrants, lured by the promise of jobs and prosperity, have found themselves unable to find work or housing. Some have ended up... Read More »

Best Employer In America Is ...

Best Employer In America Is ...

For all the high-profile woes Facebook has encountered in recent months because of its botched $16 billion stock offering last spring and complaints by users about privacy, the social-media powerhouse remains an attractive company to work for. In fact, Facebook Inc. topped the latest list of best employers,... Read More »

Research Is The Key To Successful Career Advancement

Research Is The Key To Successful Career Advancement

By Artie Fertig As a savvy job hunter, it is critically important for you to continually research potential employers for two reasons: Read More »

Best Big Companies To Work For

Best Big Companies To Work For

Finding a great place to work for many workers can be a challenge, especially in this economy when so many are content just to have a steady paycheck. The soft labor market, though, doesn't necessarily make it easier -- even for large global companies -- to find top talent, which is why so many of them still... Read More »

Top Reason Employers Don't Hire Veterans

Top Reason Employers Don't Hire Veterans

By Brent Rasmussen, president, CareerBuilder North America The unemployment rate for veterans of Afghanistan and Iraq, though declining, is still considerably higher than the general population's rate. While military veterans possess a great deal of the business-friendly skills that employers look for in... Read More »

7 Industries That Are Losing Jobs

7 Industries That Are Losing Jobs

October's employment report released earlier this month showed continued steady improvement in the job market. But hiring remains sluggish; a number of employers posted fewer job openings in September after advertising more in August than first estimated. As the Labor Department reported Tuesday, job openings... Read More »

10 Fastest-Growing Industries For Jobs

10 Fastest-Growing Industries For Jobs

With the economy making a comeback, some industries are now showing robust growth. Read More »

Most Underrated Jobs In America: Not Glamorous, But Well-Paid And Low Stress

Most Underrated Jobs In America: Not Glamorous, But Well-Paid And Low Stress

Finding a job in this economy isn't easy, but one way to get ahead is to take a look at careers that fly below the radar of other job hunters. That's what CareerCast has done in unveiling its latest list of underrated jobs, careers that the job-search website says offer increasing opportunities for job... Read More »

10 Most Dangerous Jobs In The U.S.

10 Most Dangerous Jobs In The U.S.

What makes a job dangerous and potentially fatal? It can be any number of factors, including the type of work and where it's performed. Last year, as the Labor Department recently reported, 4,609 people lost their lives on the job, a rate equal to 3.5 deaths for every 100,000 full-time workers. While the... Read More »

Starbucks: Best Part-Time Jobs In Retail -- Or Overrated?

Starbucks: Best Part-Time Jobs In Retail -- Or Overrated?

One of the disadvantages to most part-time jobs is the lack of benefits. But Starbucks Corp. doesn't discriminate, providing the ubiquitous coffee chain's 95,000 part-timers with full health insurance benefits. For many who lost full-time jobs during the Great Recession and got part-time gigs at Starbucks,... Read More »

The History Behind All That U.S. Jobs Data  [Infographic]

The History Behind All That U.S. Jobs Data [Infographic]

Even casual observers of business news have likely noticed that the federal government spews out information about the nation's economy and its people at a seemingly unstoppable pace. From weekly reports on initial claims for jobless benefits to monthly reports on prices, employment, goods production and... Read More »

How To Become A Nurse Practitioner [Infographic]

How To Become A Nurse Practitioner [Infographic]

By Claire Kaufman Want to do good and be rewarded for it? Nurse practitioners bring together compassionate nursing and expert primary care. And nurse practitioners benefit from a booming job market. The Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts 26 percent job growth in the coming decade, 2010-2020. Nurse... Read More »

Accountant: Tax Season's Hottest Job

Accountant: Tax Season's Hottest Job

This article originally appeared on OnlineDegrees.com By Maryalene LaPonsie Benjamin Franklin summed up two things that remain constant in life: Death and taxes. But while there's no way to avoid death, a skilled accountant can hunt for every legal deduction and credit available to lower your tax bill,... Read More »

American Manufacturers Importing Workers

American Manufacturers Importing Workers

By Parija Kavilanz NEW YORK -- U.S. manufacturers, frustrated by a shortage of skilled American factory workers, are going abroad to find them. Business for factories has surged recently, creating a huge demand for machinists, tool and die makers, computer-controlled machine programmers and operators. Read More »

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