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95-Year-Old Target Cashier Retires After 45 Years On The Job

95-Year-Old Target Cashier Retires After 45 Years On The Job

Jeanne Brouillet says she "enjoyed every minute of it"

Retail work is the most common job in America. But some still stand out. Like one Target cashier, who put in 45 years of service before retiring. Read More »

How International Aid Work Became More Difficult After Sept. 11

How International Aid Work Became More Difficult After Sept. 11

There are 25,000 international relief workers

Syria's is the most recent crisis requiring international aid. But what's it really like to work in the field? Read More »

Flextime Isn't Just For Mommies (20-Something Guys Need It, Too!)

Flextime Isn't Just For Mommies (20-Something Guys Need It, Too!)

Flextime gives talent what they need most: Time to pursue dream

Flextime isn't just for mommies. See how one 20-something male is using flextime to pursue his career dream. Read More »

How A Frito-Lay Janitor Rose To Corporate Executive

How A Frito-Lay Janitor Rose To Corporate Executive

Pursued his version of the Ph.D: 'poor, hungry and determined'

In 1976, Richard MontaƱez was a janitor for Frito-Lay. Now he's an executive. All because he presented the idea of Flamin' Hot Cheetos to company CEO. Read More »

Former Hooters Girl Rides a Gooey Pastry to Cinnabon CEO Spot

Former Hooters Girl Rides a Gooey Pastry to Cinnabon CEO Spot

Kat Cole rose from Hooters girl to vice-president at the organization before moving on to become CEO of Cinnabon. Here's how she did it. Read More »

This Woman Began Working On Boeing Assembly Lines In 1942

This Woman Began Working On Boeing Assembly Lines In 1942

93-year old Elinor Otto helped build warplanes during World War II.

These days, workers are lucky if they can hold onto a job for more than a year. 93-year old Elinor Otto is doing the same work for Boeing she did back in 1942. Read More »

NYC Homeless Man Learns To Code And Builds App In Four Weeks

NYC Homeless Man Learns To Code And Builds App In Four Weeks

Tech entrepreneur Patrick McConlogue's idea to train the homeless was widely derided.

When Patrick McConlogue publicly announced he was going to teach the homeless to code everyone was skeptical. But then the plan worked. Read More »

What You Need To Know About Careers Of The Future

What You Need To Know About Careers Of The Future

"Lunchtime Live" Recap with AOL Jobs Contributor Erik Sherman

There are some jobs, like hospitality and anesthesiology, that may seem off limits to robot technology -- but that could change soon. Read More »

Employer And Community Rally To Help Disabled Security Guard

Employer And Community Rally To Help Disabled Security Guard

Markeys Smith had wheelchair stolen from outside his house six months ago.

After Liberty Ambulance security worker had his wheelchair stolen from him six months ago, his neighbors responded with a replacement. Read More »

Recharge Your Career With A Big Idea

Recharge Your Career With A Big Idea

How to find and execute the big idea that will be a game changer.

How to find and execute the big idea that will be a game changer. Read More »

These Are The Workers Who Quietly Make This Country Run

These Are The Workers Who Quietly Make This Country Run

Forget the celebrities. These are the men and women who make America work.

On Labor Day, recognize America's truly great workers. Read More »

Phoenix TV Reporter Rescues Motorist In Flash Flood [VIDEO]

Phoenix TV reporter Steve Ryan rescues driver in a flash flood -- on camera.

Phoenix TV reporter Steve Ryan rescues driver in a flash flood -- on camera. Read More »

This 72-Year Old Man Works The Longest Mail Route In U.S.

This 72-Year Old Man Works The Longest Mail Route In U.S.

Jim Ed Bull delivers mail during a treacherous stretch -- and has only missed work 5 times.

Oklahoman Jim Ed Bull is 72 years old delivers mail along the longest postal route in the country. Read More »

Paramedic Saves Man's Life While Having A Heart Attack

Paramedic Saves Man's Life While Having A Heart Attack

Paramedic Joseph Hardman shows extraordinary heroics and saves two lives.

Paramedic Joseph Hardman shows extraordinary heroics and saves two lives. Read More »

A Teen's Tumblr Blog Helps Save Her Mom From Financial Ruin

A Teen's Tumblr Blog Helps Save Her Mom From Financial Ruin

Noelle Walters-Davis lost her job and was facing possible homelessness -- until her 14-year-old daughter had an idea.

Noelle Walters-Davis lost her job and was facing possible homelessness -- until her 14-year-old daughter had an idea. Read More »

Bain Consultant Quits To Work At ... Chipotle

And he learned "some very real world skills." Read More »

Nordstrom's 99-Year-Old Greeter Still Working And Smiling

Nordstrom's 99-Year-Old Greeter Still Working And Smiling

"When you get old, you gotta keep moving around," Ted DiNunzio explains. Read More »

This Woman Is Responsible For Everything Google Creates

This Woman Is Responsible For Everything Google Creates

ou don't know her name, but Googlers couldn't do their jobs without her. Read More »

The New Dad: A Stressed-Out Mess?

The New Dad: A Stressed-Out Mess?

Fathers today are more likely to be caring and committed -- but does it come with a cost? Read More »

Female Convicts Make High-End, Italian Fashion Goods

Female Convicts Make High-End, Italian Fashion Goods

Convicts throughout the world have a famously tough time finding work after leaving prison. Employers tend to discriminate against ex-cons, and the criminal justice system rarely prepares prisoners adequately for re-entry into the workplace. But the Italian government is leading the way, at least in this... Read More »

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