By Christina Scotti
Two men named Bob. Both are over 50 years old. Both had been working consistently for nearly three decades before losing their jobs in 2009. Both were out of work for more than 99 weeks.
Now there is one glaring difference. Bob Greeney is employed. Bob Sullivan is still fighting to get back... Read More »
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Terry Lee and Bruce Sledge meet three to four days a week in the group study section of the Tarrant County College South Campus library.
Textbooks and manuals with titles like Air Conditioning System and Design and pages showing psychometric charts that illustrate the physical and thermal... Read More »
By David Goldman
While Americans struggle to finds jobs, some of the country's biggest companies insist they're struggling just as hard to find workers with the skills they need.
"We are interviewing 11 people to find one qualified candidate," AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson told CNNMoney. "It's stunning to... Read More »
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By Adam Stone
After a successful run as an entrepreneur, Sparrow Rogers of St. Michael's, Md. decided it was time for a change.
"I did a lot of reflecting on the entrepreneurial cycle, with all its very high risks and lots of pressure," said Rogers, 35. "I... Read More »
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By Amelia Gray
When you're thinking of going out on your own to open a small business, it's probably wise to take a few minutes away from dreaming up business schemes to consider the hard facts. A recent report by Dun & Bradstreet found that small... Read More »
Many unemployed Americans would love to get new skills, but can't afford to lose their unemployment benefits. Many employers want to hire new people, but can't afford to spend months training a new employee. The New Jersey Assembly is set to reconsider a bill that would kill these two birds with one... Read More »
By Andrew Taylor
WASHINGTON -- Setting a collision course with Democrats that could drag out for months, House Republicans on Thursday unveiled plans to cut federal money for job training, heating subsidies and grants to better-performing schools.
The draft measure for labor, health and education programs... Read More »
You may resent it when you get a new job and find that micro-managers and co-workers are constantly looking over your shoulder, but it turns out that this can actually be a good thing. Recent research proves that new employees adjust and adapt much better to the workplace if there are structured programs in... Read More »