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If Mothers Received A Salary, What Would They Earn?

If Mothers Received A Salary, What Would They Earn?

By Barbara Safani With Mother's Day upon us, I've been thinking about the "Mom job" and how many different jobs it really is. Can you imagine if moms got paid for all they do? Obviously moms don't take the job for the money, but it does make you wonder what their earning potential would be if they were... Read More »

Texas Truck Driver Dumps His Load of Toilet Paper Into River

Texas Truck Driver Dumps His Load of Toilet Paper Into River

Think toilet paper really isn't all that absorbent? Think again. A five-mile stretch of the Lochsa River in Idaho is awash with the stuff after a Texas truck driver wiped out while navigating a tight turn and dumped mega rolls of unprocessed toilet paper into the water, the Missoulian newspaper in... Read More »

Now Hiring: Schneider National Is Hiring a Fleet of Truckers

Now Hiring: Schneider National Is Hiring a Fleet of Truckers

At least 300 truckers will be back on the road again. Schneider National, a $3.1 billion company that's one of the largest truckload carriers in North America, is hiring 300 professional truck drivers in Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico for its growing Dedicated and Bulk (tanker) divisions. There's a lot of... Read More »

Eight Jobs You Shouldn't Overlook

Eight Jobs You Shouldn't Overlook

By Alina Dizik, Special to CareerBuilder Some jobs can have a negative stigma, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't give them a second glance when you're conducting your search. In fact, many jobs that seem unappealing from the get go actually provide workers with a favorable work-life balance and other... Read More »

Uncool! Ice Cream Truck Driver Accused of Battering Boss

Uncool! Ice Cream Truck Driver Accused of Battering Boss

Remember the ice cream truck drivers when you were a kid? Smiling, friendly, jolly uncle types who would give you prize tokens with your Popsicles? Some even sold your favorite candy, and would wait patiently while you painstakingly deliberated over your treat of the day. That was back before the term "anger... Read More »

UPS vs. FedEx: Which Employer Pays Best?

UPS vs. FedEx: Which Employer Pays Best?

Despite the fact that gas is nudging close to $4 per gallon, the delivery industry is still going strong. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, delivery and other truck drivers make up one of the largest occupational groups in the U.S., holding 3.2 million jobs. Overall, job opportunities... Read More »

Hiring Now: Trucking Companies

Hiring Now: Trucking Companies

Curious what truck drivers earn in different parts of the country? Salaries generally range from $40,000 to $68,000, and specialty drivers can earn as much as $84,000. The earnings for drivers in Mississippi are at the top of the range, even though the average household income for the state is only $36,650... Read More »

Top 10 Best-Paying Entry-Level Jobs

Top 10 Best-Paying Entry-Level Jobs

It used to be that entry level jobs were reserved for young graduates entering the job market for the first time, but today people of all ages and experience levels are considering new careers and starting over at ground level. While some are taking the opportunity to pursue their dream jobs, many are... Read More »

Bus Driver Can't Get Fired for Showing Up to Work Drunk

Bus Driver Can't Get Fired for Showing Up to Work Drunk

This is enough to make you want to sniff your bus driver's breath before you pay your fare. A city bus driver in Albuquerque, N.M., has been on paid leave for five months and will probably get his job back soon, even though he obviously showed up to work drunk back in November. This debacle is brought to you... Read More »

Cab Driver Refuses Passenger, Then Drags Him Down the Street

Cab Driver Refuses Passenger, Then Drags Him Down the Street

Talk about over-reaction! A cab driver in Melbourne, Australia recently refused to let a passenger in his cab because he said the intended destination was too close. He then sped off, dragging the would-be passenger, whose arm got caught in the cab, along with him. Read More »

Wife Steps in to Help United Van Lines CEO on 'Undercover Boss' [Video]

Wife Steps in to Help United Van Lines CEO on 'Undercover Boss' [Video]

No one gave United Van Lines CEO Rich McClure a hard time for having to bring his wife Sharon in to help him complete his 'Undercover Boss' duties. And even if they did, he wouldn't care -- once you've been married for 32 years, you're way past letting other people's comments affect you. Besides, he's used to... Read More »

I Interviewed at FedEx

I Interviewed at FedEx

My name is Alison and I am a 26-year-old master of business administration graduate, currently working in global supply chain management, for a large manufacturing company. (I prefer to keep my last name, image, and current company information anonymous to avoid noncompliance issues with company... Read More »

Top 10 Most Dangerous Jobs

Top 10 Most Dangerous Jobs

Although not tied directly to his job, the recent death of 'Deadliest Catch' star Justin Tennison has brought dangerous jobs to the forefront again. All jobs comes with health risks, but while some are minor, like computer eye strain or a slipping hazard in the break room by the coffee machine, others are... Read More »

Jorge Arteaga : Mexican-Born NASCAR Driver Making Inroads at Daytona

Jorge Arteaga : Mexican-Born NASCAR Driver Making Inroads at Daytona

NASCAR is a sport that has fans everywhere, but its American roots and the passion of its fans seem to be strongest in the Southern United States. However, in recent years, NASCAR's Southern connection has reached further south than ever before. 24-year-old Jorge Arteaga may have been born in the town of... Read More »

Health Insurance for Taxi and Limo Drivers

Health Insurance for Taxi and Limo Drivers

Taxi and limo driving has long been a method for some American workers to get a foothold in the job market, or as way to pay for an education. One of the main drawbacks, however, was that independent drivers often had to buy costly private health insurance policies, if they could afford insurance at all. Now... Read More »

Seven Industries to Watch in 2011

Seven Industries to Watch in 2011

Economists recently said the great recession officially ended in the summer of 2009, but a year and a half later, the job market is still slow to recover. While it may still take a while for employment to reach pre-recession levels, it looks like 2011 will be an improvement over recent years past. Read More »

Industries to Watch: Transportation

Industries to Watch: Transportation

By the time most people get to work in the morning, they have benefited from the hard work of professionals in the transportation industry. Yet, many probably have no idea how much they depend on these workers. Sure, if you take a bus for your morning commute, you're aware of the driver. But transportation... Read More »

What It's Like to Work at UPS

What It's Like to Work at UPS

If you've ever been curious about what it might really be like to be Santa, get a job working at UPS during the Christmas season. You better believe that Santa couldn't possibly be jolly and round. He's got muscles made of steel and very little body fat! As I am currently a college student working toward my... Read More »

Top 10 Worst Jobs of 2011

Top 10 Worst Jobs of 2011

In a field where 12-hour shifts are not uncommon other factors such as a dangerous work environment, extremely physical labor, and low pay have combined to earn the field of Roustabout the title of "Worst Job" for a second year running according to a survey of the 200 worst jobs conducted by... Read More »

Why UPS Drivers Never Turn Left

Why UPS Drivers Never Turn Left

UPS routes package deliveries so that drivers will never turn left. On a two-way street you will see UPS drivers on both sides and both will only be making right hand turns. UPS Senior Vice President Bob Stoffel, in an exclusive interview with Fortune, explained the two reasons behind this practice:... Read More »

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