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  • Weekly Roundup: Fighting Back Against Long-Term Unemployment

    Weekly Roundup: Fighting Back Against Long-Term Unemployment

    Stay positive and keep your job search on track

    Long-Term Unemployment is bad for your physical, psychological and financial health. Stay positive and fight back with expert advice from around the web. Continue Reading

  • The Least Trusted Profession In The Country Is ...

    The Least Trusted Profession In The Country Is ...

    Members of Congress and car salespeople wouldn't seem to have a lot in common. Politicians spend their days debating big national issues, like how to resolve the "fiscal cliff," while car salespeople spent their time trying to get customers to buy, say, the 2012 Honda Civic. But when it comes to perceived... Continue Reading

  • Chinese More Optimistic Than Americans About Jobs

    Chinese More Optimistic Than Americans About Jobs

    Unsurprisingly, more Americans say it's a bad time to find a job now than before the recession began. But China has experienced an opposite trend, according to a new Gallup poll. Fewer Chinese say it's a bad time to find a job in their area today, and a record number say that it's actually a good time to go... Continue Reading

  • Caregiving Workers Cost the U.S. Economy Big Bucks

    Caregiving Workers Cost the U.S. Economy Big Bucks

    The challenges facing American workers today are many: stagnant wages, greater transportation expense, higher out-of-pocket medical costs -- the list goes on. Add to their number those who need to take care of a sick loved one, an increasingly common task among many workers, and it's clear that something has... Continue Reading

  • Gallup Says Job Creation Highest Since '08

    Gallup Says Job Creation Highest Since '08

    Recent research by Gallup shows that job creation is the best it's been in three years. The latest findings from the famous pollsters show that 30 percent of employees nationwide say their employers are hiring and only 18 percent are saying that their employers are firing. This is a major improvement from a... Continue Reading

  • Can Money Buy You Happiness?

    Can Money Buy You Happiness?

    The question of whether or not money can buy happiness has been around since the beginning of time. For centuries, people from all walks of life have held money up as the single key to their ideal, happy life. The theory goes: The more money you have, the happier you are. Continue Reading