By Lindsay Olson
If you've tried your hand at freelancing but want to get back into the corporate world, you might need an extra boost to make yourself more hireable. Unfortunately, very qualified freelancers can be passed up for a dream position because of general misconceptions associated with freelancing. Read More »
By Dawn Kawamoto, The Motley Fool
Been pounding the pavement in a job search? Try going back to nature.
Farming, fisheries, and forestry job openings increased by a whopping 19.3% between March and April, according to a report (link opens PDF file) released Tuesday by jobs board SimplyHired.com. That number... Read More »
By Martin Crutsinger
WASHINGTON -- U.S. companies in March posted the highest number of job openings in nearly four years, a sign that hiring could strengthen in the coming months after slowing this spring.
The Labor Department said Tuesday that employers advertised 3.74 million job openings in March. That's... Read More »
I was taking a survey a few months ago, when I came across a question: How has having children affected your career? The choices were along the lines of "a huge impact," "a fair amount," "a small amount" or "not at all." Assuming that this question was assessing the degree of negative impact, I answered "a... Read More »
Some small business owners say they're hiring but they can't find employees, despite millions being unemployed.
The improving economy is hurting us.
Owner: David Greenberg
Company: Parliament Tutors LLC
Location: New York City
Annual revenue: Projected to be $600,000 this year
We used... Read More »
By Dawn Allcot
Unhappy in your career? Struggling to find opportunities in today's economy? You're not alone. The good news is, whatever your age, there's always room for a change. Take it from three vocation adventurers whose back-to-school trek led to an extreme career makeover. Read More »
Emily recently graduated college with a bachelors in mathematics. She hoped to land a job in actuarial science, but her life plan has hit a few snags. First, she fell in love and got married. Then, she got pregnant. Now as a 23-year-old with a 4-month-old baby, she has a new career goal, at least for the short... Read More »
By Mona Abdel-Halim
As the end of the fall semester approaches, many students and employers begin to think about attending career fairs to connect with one another. These events are particularly important for college seniors graduating in December - but they're also a great way to screen candidates for your... Read More »
By Alyssa Martino
Do you feel incredibly lucky and secure in your job? Does your boss praise you constantly, leading you to believe he or she would never, ever let you go? Can imagine working there for 25+ years?
You may be a fool if you believe these feelings will last forever. Because in today's... Read More »
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... Read More »
If you decided on a new career path today, wouldn't you like to know which jobs will be in high demand and pay the most once you were out of school? To serve as a guide, 24/7 Wall St. has identified the best-paying jobs of the future. These jobs will grow the most in the next decade and have median incomes well... Read More »
Workers in Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Milwaukee, Philadelphia, Seattle and Washington, D.C., are in luck -- The GreenWays Initiative is coming to town, and millions are being spent on the project that focuses on skills training for green jobs in four industry sectors: green construction, auto technology,... Read More »
While the recovery is stalling in some industries, the restaurant industry is really cooking. Restaurants are expected to add 425,000 jobs this summer season, a 4.6 percent increase over the March 2011 employment level, according to the most recent National Restaurant Association projections. Read More »
If you're knocking on doors looking for work, there are some doors you may want to skip. The economy continues to show signs of rebounding, with increases in consumer spending and a jobless rate that has declined to 9 percent. But, be careful.
While career opportunities are predicted to grow in thriving... Read More »
GE Transportation has announced plans to open a new manufacturing facility in Fort Worth, Texas, that will employ more than 500 workers by 2012. The plant has the potential to add up to 275 additional workers in subsequent years. In addition, 250 new jobs will be added to GE's long-time home base in Erie, Penn. Read More »
A new $5 billion-plus manufacturing plant in Chandler, Ariz., along with increased demand, are sending semiconductor giant Intel on a hiring spree of more than 4,000 workers that should last all the way through 2011.
With more than 15,000 workers in Oregon, Intel is already that state's largest private... Read More »