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Calif. Bar Owner Uses Facebook To Screen Patrons

Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. By Lawrence Dechant Facebook users in or around the Stockton, Calif., area may be getting a new friend. A local business owner has made it his mission to friend every bar patron as a precautionary measure to keep the good patrons in and the bad ones... Read More »

Dunkin' Donuts Customer Records Her Racist Rant [VIDEO] UPDATE

Dunkin' Donuts Customer Records Her Racist Rant [VIDEO] UPDATE

Dunkin' Donuts customer videotapes herself going ballistic -- and posts it to YouTube. Read More »

Employees Are Getting Fired For Instagram Posts

Employees Are Getting Fired For Instagram Posts

You won't believe what people are posting on Instagram. Read More »

School Bus Driver Fired Over Facebook Post

School Bus Driver Fired Over Facebook Post

Yet another worker has been fired for speaking up on social media and has become a cause... Read More »

Required To 'Friend' The Boss On Facebook? More States Say No

Required To 'Friend' The Boss On Facebook? More States Say No

It's no secret that employers and hiring managers will check applicants' social media accounts. But now, employees need to worry about the boss checking their Facebook while they're on the job. According to the Council of State Governments, some companies are asking employees to " 'friend' a human resources... Read More »

1 In 10 Young Job Hunters Rejected Because Of Their Social Media

1 In 10 Young Job Hunters Rejected Because Of Their Social Media

You've heard the stories of employees fired for social media posts: rants about work, remarks about supervisors, or photos in compromising situations. But many people don't realize how what's on Facebook, Twitter and other services can keep them from getting hired -- particularly those between the ages of 16 and... Read More »

Using Facebook At Work: 7 Tips

Using Facebook At Work: 7 Tips

By Aaron Guerrero You may be a social media junkie, hopping from one site to another. But if your employer suspects you check your friend's Facebook wall more than your work emails, he may be entitled to make you hand over your passwords. Lawmakers across the country have begun weighing social media privacy... Read More »

Facebook Posts And Tweets That Can Get You Fired

Facebook Posts And Tweets That Can Get You Fired

In a recent ruling, the National Labor Relations Board said an employer broke the law when it dismissed an employee who criticized it on Facebook and in an email, and who encouraged employees to unionize. The NLRB ordered the employer to reinstate the employee to his old job with back pay. The employee had... Read More »

Chili's Waitress Fired Over Facebook Post Insulting 'Stupid Cops'

Chili's Waitress Fired Over Facebook Post Insulting 'Stupid Cops'

If you're a teacher, and want to keep your job, don't insult your students on Facebook. If your boss is a Jewish community leader, and you want to keep your job, don't post photos on Facebook of yourself covered in swastikas. And if you're anyone who wants to keep your job, don't go on Facebook and insult... Read More »

Amy's Baking Company Has Epic Facebook Fail

Amy's Baking Company Has Epic Facebook Fail

Amy's Baking Company offends Gordon Ramsay, then offends the internet. Read More »

What An Instagram Co-Founder Did After Becoming Superrich

What An Instagram Co-Founder Did After Becoming Superrich

By Alyson Shontell On April 9, 2012, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger sold their 13-person startup, Instagram, to Facebook. Facebook purchased the photo filter app 18 months after its launch for $1 billion: $300 million in cash, the rest in Facebook stock. What has the year been like for Systrom since selling... Read More »

Job Hunters: It's Time To Up Your Social Media Game

Job Hunters: It's Time To Up Your Social Media Game

Today's job seekers feel almost obligated to use LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter lest they be viewed as Luddites. But they're also hearing that social media may not be as effective as has been hyped. What social media strategies actually work in landing a job? Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg Slashes His Salary To $1 But ...

Mark Zuckerberg Slashes His Salary To $1 But ...

It's perhaps the ultimate status symbol in Silicon Valley: You're so rich, so successful, you voluntarily slash your salary to nothing. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook billionaire, just joined that club. SEC filings show that in 2013, he will earn just $1, according to the Silicon Valley Business Journal. Starting... Read More »

Win an Amazon Kindle! Sign Up For AOL Jobs' Newsletter to Enter

Win an Amazon Kindle! Sign Up For AOL Jobs' Newsletter to Enter

Keep up with the latest career news and jobs listings -- while getting the chance to win a brand new Kindle -- by signing up for our Facebook contest. To enter, visit our Facebook page, "like" us, and sign up for our newsletter. It's that easy! Don't forget to tell your friends for even more chances to win.... Read More »

The Most Popular CEO In America Is ... Who??

The Most Popular CEO In America Is ... Who??

His popular image is antisocial, cold, calculating, and charmless. He's faced scores of lawsuits, accusing him of poaching ideas and tricking investors. In a 2010 Oscar-winning movie, he was the inspiration for an entirely new kind of nebbishy villain. But in addition to being the richest American under 30, Mark... Read More »

Sheryl Sandberg And Marissa Mayer: How They Differ

Sheryl Sandberg And Marissa Mayer: How They Differ

The last half century has seen many feminist icons, from the disaffected 1960s housewife (Betty Friedan) to the ferocious lawyer-warrior (Catherine MacKinnon) and the short-skirted, brilliant journalist (Gloria Steinem). But it's telling of our times that the two most high-profile and provocative megaphones for... Read More »

Is Twitter Killing The Resume?

Is Twitter Killing The Resume?

Some employers say they're only considering tweets in hiring. What that means for you -- and your resume. Read More »

Indiana Teen Hikes 10 Miles Through Ice Storm For Minimum-Wage Job

Indiana Teen Hikes 10 Miles Through Ice Storm For Minimum-Wage Job

The younger generation is often criticized for lacking the classic American work ethic. But Indiana teenager Jhaqueil Reagan has proven that the national rite of pulling oneself up by the bootstraps is not dead. Neither are happy endings. The 18-year-old hiked through an ice storm for 10 miles to interview... Read More »

Why Job Hunters Need To Start Using Google Plus

Why Job Hunters Need To Start Using Google Plus

Though Facebook still dominates the social-media landscape, Google Plus is quickly gaining a following among savvy job seekers who view the service a useful tool for job search. In fact, with some 343 million members, Google Plus has surpassed micro-blogging site Twitter and is second only to Facebook in its... Read More »

Can Your Employer Demand Your Social Media Passwords?

Can Your Employer Demand Your Social Media Passwords?

You might remember in early 2012 the report of an employer who was demanding that applicants turn over social media passwords. Suddenly, employees came forward with similar stories, prompting Facebook to threaten suit against employers who violate user privacy. Since then, states have jumped into action.... Read More »

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