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  • 10 Dumb Reasons Employers Fire Workers

    10 Dumb Reasons Employers Fire Workers

    When it comes to dumb reasons for getting fired, there appears to be no end to the idiocy displayed by many workers that ultimately leads to their dismissal. There is perhaps no better example of this numbskullery than Steven Slater, the former JetBlue flight attendant who, in a fit aboard a parked aircraft... Continue Reading

  • Could You Be On Employers' Do-Not-Hire List?

    Could You Be On Employers' Do-Not-Hire List?

    In this tough labor market, it's challenging enough to get a job, even with the right experience and a spotless employment record. So what happens if you left a company on bad terms? Or you got caught in a white lie during an interview? Could that land you on a company's no-hire list or "blacklist"? Continue Reading

  • 'Liars For Hire' Provides Fake References For Job Seekers

    'Liars For Hire' Provides Fake References For Job Seekers

    When it comes to looking for a job, it pays to be honest. Or does it? A company called the Reference Store has raised the ire of some employment professionals for providing fake references to job seekers with less-than-stellar work histories. "They are absolutely right. We are professional liars," Everett... Continue Reading

  • President Obama Signs $18 Billion Jobs Bill

    President Obama Signs $18 Billion Jobs Bill

    President Obama signed the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act (HIRE) Thursday, providing $18 billion in tax credits to businesses. The legislation aims to encourage hiring and reduce the country's persistently high unemployment rate, which currently stands at 9.7%. The act exempts companies from the... Continue Reading