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  • Better Paying Jobs Returning to the Middle Class

    Better Paying Jobs Returning to the Middle Class

    Construction, transportation and manufacturing jobs help bring back high-paying careers

    Construction, transportation and manufacturing jobs are leading the way in bringing back high-paying salaries to America's working middle class. Continue Reading

  • 7 Tips to Spring Clean Your LinkedIn Profile

    7 Tips to Spring Clean Your LinkedIn Profile

    When it comes to finding your dream job, it's all about the match

    Clean up your LinkedIn Profile with 7 tips that are easy to tackle. Upload a new photo and check out the competition. Don't forget to ask for a recommendation. Continue Reading

  • The Jobs With The Most Psychopaths

    The Jobs With The Most Psychopaths

    Have you ever experienced the feeling at work that everyone around you is unstable? That you're the only level-headed worker in a workplace populated by colleagues whose fits and outbursts are unpredictable, or even psychopathic? Continue Reading

  • 5 Scientifically Proven Ways To Be Happier At Work

    5 Scientifically Proven Ways To Be Happier At Work

    American workers are increasingly miserable on the job. No wonder: Those who survived mass layoffs during the recent recession often were rewarded with more work for the same or less pay. A survey released last fall found that nearly a third (32 percent) of U.S. workers considered quitting their jobs, up 9... Continue Reading

  • Boston Transit Workers Reminded To 'Stay Awake' On Job

    Boston Transit Workers Reminded To 'Stay Awake' On Job

    Most Americans don't need reminding to do their jobs. It usually goes with showing up for work each day. Garbage men pick up garbage, teachers teach and accountants double-check their math. In Boston, however, it seems that some mass-transit employees can't be trusted to stay awake. The Massachusetts Bay... Continue Reading

  • Is A Bachelor's Degree Really Worth The Cost [Infographic]?

    Is A Bachelor's Degree Really Worth The Cost [Infographic]?

    As the cost of higher education has escalated in recent years, there's been no shortage of debate about whether the cost of a four-year college degree is worth the expense -- especially given the current sluggish labor market. The average cost for in-state tuition and fees at four-year public colleges... Continue Reading

  • RezScore's 4 Favorite Resume Hacks

    RezScore's 4 Favorite Resume Hacks

    By Sean Weinberg Believe it or not, but the entire team at RezScore loves resumes. We love their usefulness, their flexible nature, and the fact a resume gets you hired. (Who doesn't love that?). Since we're all about resumes and we're just a smidge nerdy, we've naturally come up with our very own set of... Continue Reading

  • 4 Ways To Practice And Ace Your Next Interview

    4 Ways To Practice And Ace Your Next Interview

    By Sean Weinberg The interview is a bittersweet thing, really. On one hand, you've been dying to score an interview -- you want the job badly and this is how you're going to get it. However, it also means that you actually have to go to an interview. Interviews can be scary. After all, you need to be... Continue Reading

  • Too Good To Be True? 4 Signs Of A Job Posting Scam

    Too Good To Be True? 4 Signs Of A Job Posting Scam

    By Tony Morrison If you've been unemployed in the past decade, you've probably surfed, scanned or studied a job board at one point. Job boards, the current generation of classified ads, are an open forum for employers to broadcast openings at their company. Continue Reading

  • 3 Reasons Why Teens Should Get Jobs Early On

    3 Reasons Why Teens Should Get Jobs Early On

    By Tony Morrison Teenage years are an interesting time of transition between childhood and adulthood. As teens, we learn about our skills, our goals and how to empty a refrigerator in the blink of an eye. It was typical in the past for someone to get their first job in their teens. Today, however, teen... Continue Reading

  • The Top 10 Questions Every Job Seeker Should Ask During An Interview

    The Top 10 Questions Every Job Seeker Should Ask During An Interview

    By Gerrit Hall If you're a job seeker, then you know all about job interviews. You know what to wear, when to show up, and the answers to the toughest questions that are bound to come your way. One surprising thing that not every job seeker knows about interviews is the fact that an interview is a two-way... Continue Reading

  • 3 Ways To Make Your Job Search Easier

    3 Ways To Make Your Job Search Easier

    By Mary Marino Job searching is a tough road for anyone, particularly in our current economic climate. You may have tons of experience, a college degree, or a multitude of connections, but that doesn't guarantee you a job these days. Continue Reading

  • Got Job Search Fatigue? 5 Ways To Rev Up Your Hunt

    Got Job Search Fatigue? 5 Ways To Rev Up Your Hunt

    By Mary Marino You hear about it all the time: Finding and landing a job these days is definitely a difficult task. And with employers tightening their hiring belt, it's more important than ever to stand out so you're seen as the best candidate. However, after a while, constant rejection paired with no... Continue Reading

  • Moving Past Black And White: 4 Ways To Add Some Flair To Your Resume

    Moving Past Black And White: 4 Ways To Add Some Flair To Your Resume

    We've heard about it constantly for the past three years: There are more job seekers applying to fewer jobs, leaving employers with fat stacks of resumes on their desks and little time to review. This situation leaves employers with little choice than to immediately reject a vast majority of resumes without... Continue Reading

  • Working From Home Is Awesome! 3 Things To Consider

    Working From Home Is Awesome! 3 Things To Consider

    By Heather R. Huhman Working from home might seem like a dream -- and since many companies are going the virtual route, more employees are now expecting flexible work options -- such as telecommuting and working virtually or from home. According to a survey commissioned by Mom Corps, a national flexible... Continue Reading

  • What To Wear (And NOT To Wear) To An Interview [Infographic]

    What To Wear (And NOT To Wear) To An Interview [Infographic]

    Deciding what to wear for a job interview can be nearly as stressful as the event itself. Beyond deciding what looks good on you, there's also determining what's appropriate dress for the employer who's looking to look you over. The growing trend in recent decades toward more casual dress in offices and... Continue Reading

  • 4 Resume Myths We Don't Buy

    4 Resume Myths We Don't Buy

    By Gerrit Hall Writing your resume can be overwhelming. Between the first draft, the revisions, the second opinions, your computer crashing, and submitting a final draft, it's easy for the task to fall through the cracks. However, the job search should be fun, not like beating your head against a brick wall. Continue Reading

  • Jobs at Last!  Seven Industries Adding Jobs Right Now

    Jobs at Last! Seven Industries Adding Jobs Right Now

    If you focus on the fact that the American economy added 290,000 jobs in April -- an unexpectedly high number, you won't be so discouraged by the news that the unemployment rate rose to 9.9 percent, according to the latest numbers released by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Continue Reading

  • Some States are Actually Gaining Jobs!

    Some States are Actually Gaining Jobs!

    It's no surprise that 39 states lost jobs last month, but what might provide a glimmer of hope is the fact that employment actually increased in 11 states and the District of Columbia, led by Virginia, which added 9,500 jobs. It's not a lot, but at least it's something. Oklahoma had the next highest job... Continue Reading

  • Internet Searches on Job Seekers: Unethical or Good Business Sense?

    Internet Searches on Job Seekers: Unethical or Good Business Sense?

    The debate rages on as to whether it is ethical to perform an Internet search on an applicant before calling them in for an interview. Some believe conducting an Internet search is a violation of privacy and that information uncovered on the Internet can lead to bias and discrimination. And while I agree that... Continue Reading

  • "Buycott" Your Way Into a New Job

    My husband was talking to his old friend Bingo the other day, who said he was out of work but trying to get a sales job at a local car dealership. We suggested that he try and get the dealership's attention by organizing a "buycott" -- the opposite of a boycott, so they'd see how fabulous he could be at cleverly... Continue Reading

  • 10 Great Jobs for Midlife Women

    10 Great Jobs for Midlife Women

    By Aaron Crowe for AOL Find a Job More.com ran a list of 10 great jobs for midlife women. It's a short list of jobs meant to feed your passion, and I think they could work just as well for a man as a woman. They're jobs in growing sectors that don't rely on youth but on experience, and offer flexible hours and... Continue Reading

  • 'Tis the Season for Winter Temp Jobs

    'Tis the Season for Winter Temp Jobs

    Leaves turning scarlet don't just herald the coming of fall – they signal the start of seasonal hiring for winter jobs. Recession or no, many businesses must staff up, either to maximize sales during the critical holiday selling season or to get their business off to a good start in 2010. With... Continue Reading

  • The Drive Of Shame

    The Drive Of Shame

    It was a drive I had done many times before - home to office, office to home - but this time was different. I had just been laid off from my job, and I knew I wouldn't be back. HR didn't ask for my keys or badge, but I felt strangely disconnected from a place that once served as my home away from home. As I... Continue Reading

  • Less Pay, More Job Security

    Less Pay, More Job Security

    For some job seekers, a secure profession is worth much more than a hefty paycheck. By Jessica Dickler, CNNMoney.com staff writer NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Would you be willing to take a pay cut in exchange for a secure job? Stephanie Jenkins would. Jenkins, 51, worked in the hospitality industry for over 25... Continue Reading

  • Companies Hiring This Month: October

    This time last year, we were dealing with the collapse of financial giants and wondering what in the world was going on. Massive layoffs were occurring and more were on the way. Anyone wondering if we were in a recession got their answer. Today's outlook is rosier than it was 12 months ago. We're certainly still... Continue Reading