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Melissa McCarthy to the Rescue? What Fashion-Frustrated Professionals Really Want

Melissa McCarthy to the Rescue? What Fashion-Frustrated Professionals Really Want

Plus-size women demand a wardrobe that suits their stature

Plus-size women outline their wish list for actress Melissa McCarthy, who is launching a fashion line after her Oscar dress snub. Read More »

Top 3 Reasons Robots Will Snag Retail Workers' Jobs

Top 3 Reasons Robots Will Snag Retail Workers' Jobs

The technology already exists

The case for why retail workers are at the greatest risk of losing work to machines. Read More »

Here's Why Whole Foods Lets Employees Look Up Each Other's Salaries

Here's Why Whole Foods Lets Employees Look Up Each Other's Salaries

High-trust organizations can't have secrets

Whole Foods lets employees look up each other's salaries in order to motivate them and promote competition. Read More »

Gap Raises Minimum Wage Ante To $10

Gap Raises Minimum Wage Ante To $10

Walmart considers a similar move

Gap, Inc. announced that it will set a minimum wage of $10 per hour for its employees by next year. Wal-Mart is considering supporting a minimum wage increase. Read More »

For The Retail Industry, (Changing Their) Image Really Is Everything

For The Retail Industry, (Changing Their) Image Really Is Everything

A sector in transition offers more than just sales positions

The retail industry supports one in four American jobs. It's a sector that gets a rap for low-paying work, but offers much more than that. Read More »

Robots Take Over More Low-Skill Jobs

Robots Take Over More Low-Skill Jobs

Is it human or is it a machine?

A robot telemarketer tried to pretend it was human. Pretty soon, consumers may have a hard time telling the difference between automation and actual people. Read More »

McDonald's and Starbucks CEOs Make More than $9,200 Per Hour

McDonald's and Starbucks CEOs Make More than $9,200 Per Hour

Report looks at 10 companies where CEO pay gap is widest

Personal finance site NerdWallet studied 100 fast food and retail companies and identified 10 with the widest disparity in pay between CEO and hourly employee. Read More »

Behind the Scenes of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Behind the Scenes of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

An inside look at how the Parade springs to life

Marching in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. For some it's their holiday tradition. Read More »

What It's Like To Be... A Walmart Greeter

What It's Like To Be... A Walmart Greeter

'At Walmart, everyone is always standing,' says the spry greeter

AOL Jobs visited a Walmart in Kearny, N.J., and chatted with greeter "Venke" Venkatraman, an amiable 72-year-old who has it in his nature to love people. Read More »

Best Employers In Worst Industries

Best Employers In Worst Industries

These employers offer better pay and benefits than competitors.

Certain industries are known for not treating their workers well. These employers are exceptions. Read More »

Washington Mayor Cedes To Walmart, Vetoes Living Wage Bill

Washington Mayor Cedes To Walmart, Vetoes Living Wage Bill

Washington D.C.'s mayor called the bill a 'job killer.'

Washington D.C.'s mayor called the bill a 'job killer.' Read More »

Abercrombie Illegally Fired Muslim Teen For Wearing Head Scarf, Judge Rules

Abercrombie Illegally Fired Muslim Teen For Wearing Head Scarf, Judge Rules

It's just the latest slap to the retailer over its "Look Policy."

A judge ruled that Abercrombie discriminated against the Muslim teen when she was fired for wearing a head scarf on the job. Read More »

Leaked Memo Shows Forever 21 Demoting Full-Timers To Part-Time

Leaked Memo Shows Forever 21 Demoting Full-Timers To Part-Time

Is it 'retaliation' against Obamacare?

Is it 'retaliation' against Obamacare? Read More »

7 Surprisingly Good Jobs You Can Land After A Retail Gig

7 Surprisingly Good Jobs You Can Land After A Retail Gig

A low-wage retail gig can be the start of a strong career. 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 »

Walmart Threatens To Pull Out Of D.C. Over 'Living Wage'

Walmart Threatens To Pull Out Of D.C. Over 'Living Wage'

City council forced to decide: are no jobs better than bad jobs? Read More »

Walmart vs. Costco: How Do They Really Compare?

How the country's two biggest retailers fare head-to-head. Read More »

Toys R Us Is Hiring: What's It Really Like To Work There?

Toys R Us Is Hiring: What's It Really Like To Work There?

Same-store sales have been slipping for three of the last four years at Toys R Us, the country's last big box toy store. Walmart and Amazon have been chipping away at the chain's bottom line, while more and more kids are ditching game consoles for online adventure play. But Toys R Us is still gearing up to hire... Read More »

Sample Resume: Retail

Sample Resume: Retail

Compiling a resume in which the majority of your experience comes from retail may seem difficult at first. "I worked at this store, I sold these products" is the typical mindset of many retail employees. However, with a little thought, you can make your retail experience work for you. Think about what you've... Read More »

What It's Like to Work at Kmart

What It's Like to Work at Kmart

My name is Megan Snider and I worked for a Super Kmart in Centre, Alabama for three years... Read More »

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