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How to Land The Ultimate Summer Job If Your Name's Not Obama

How to Land The Ultimate Summer Job If Your Name's Not Obama

How you can find work as a PA

Malia Obama, First Daughter, went to Hollywood for a day to work as a Production Assistant on Steven Spielberg's new show on CBS. Read More »

Beats Billionaire Dr. Dre Is A Really Good Tipper

Beats Billionaire Dr. Dre Is A Really Good Tipper

These must've been some great tequila shots

Shortly after being made hip-hop's first billionaire via Apple's purchase of Beats Entertainment, Dr. Dre has left a waitress an extremely hefty tip. Read More »

Waitress Receives Life-Changing Tips In Prank Video

Waitress Receives Life-Changing Tips In Prank Video

If this were any more heartwarming, you'd get heartburn

Break.com "pranked" a Los Angeles waitress by giving her the best shift of her life. A series of escalating tips includes a new car and a Hawaii vacation. Read More »

13 Jobs You Thought You Wanted

13 Jobs You Thought You Wanted

'You like sleep? This is not the career for you.'

Reddit users tell you why you shouldn't enter their chosen career field. From doctors to photographers to aerospace engineers, every job has its hated aspects. Read More »

Popcorn Company Employee Took Exec Hostage At Gunpoint, Police Say

Popcorn Company Employee Took Exec Hostage At Gunpoint, Police Say

A day after the country was reeling from the shocking Boston Marathon bombings, a small Southern California company reportedly was in the grips of its own violent drama. Leonora Banuelos walked into her office at Popcornopolis with a semiautomatic pistol and took her boss hostage, authorities said. Banuelos, 21... Read More »

Susan Burton's Amazing Second Act: Despair And Drugs To A Heroic Crusade

Susan Burton's Amazing Second Act: Despair And Drugs To A Heroic Crusade

After Susan Burton's 5-year old son died, she became a drug addict and lost her job. How she rebuilt her life -- and now helps others. Read More »

Unions' Secret Strategy To Win Back Workers

Unions' Secret Strategy To Win Back Workers

On Black Friday this year, workers in 1,000 Walmart stores in 46 states made history of sorts, becoming the first time Walmart workers had an organized strike. Six days after, workers at fast food outlets in New York City organized their own walk outs, marking what some experts said was the first... Read More »

Crippling LA Ports Strike Ends, Cost U.S. $1 Billion A Day

Crippling LA Ports Strike Ends, Cost U.S. $1 Billion A Day

By John Rogers LOS ANGELES -- Clerical workers and longshoremen at the nation's largest port complex will return to work Wednesday, eight days after they walked out in a crippling strike that prevented shippers from delivering billions of dollars in cargo across the country. Read More »

LA Port Union Strikers: We Want Job Security

LA Port Union Strikers: We Want Job Security

By John Rogers LOS ANGELES -- For the most part, the work of the people who file the invoices for the TV sets that arrive from China and the cars that come from Japan goes all but unnoticed as those products and countless others make their way across the United States. Not this week, however, after about... Read More »

Best Cities For Young Workers

Best Cities For Young Workers

CareerBliss polled more than 38,000 young workers to get an idea of what's important to them on the job. Read More »

Fired Bell, Calif., Official Eric Eggena Sues For $837,000 In Back Pay

Fired Bell, Calif., Official Eric Eggena Sues For $837,000 In Back Pay

No worker likes to lose pay -- especially when it's associated with unused sick pay or vacation time. But the case of former Bell, Calif., city prosecutor Eric Eggena is raising eyebrows because of the extraordinary amount he's seeking -- $837,000. Eggena is suing his former employer, claiming that Bell... Read More »

Uptick In Suicides Blamed On The Economy

Uptick In Suicides Blamed On The Economy

The news that famed 68-year-old movie director Tony Scott ended his own life Sunday brings the issue of suicide to the forefront. There are the inevitable questions: Why would someone with so much success feel like life was no longer worth living? While his suicide note hasn't been released, it's likely his... Read More »

Ousted Calif. Police Chief Randy Adams, Who Made $457,000 A Year, Sues For Severance

Ousted Calif. Police Chief Randy Adams, Who Made $457,000 A Year, Sues For Severance

He may have taken an oath to serve and protect the public, but a former police chief in California, ousted two years ago amid a pay scandal, now appears more interested in padding his wallet on the backs of taxpayers. Randy Adams (pictured above), who served as police chief in the Los Angeles suburb of... Read More »

LAPD Officers Investigated For 'Military-Style' Boot Camp For Children

LAPD Officers Investigated For 'Military-Style' Boot Camp For Children

Two online videos show drill instructors screaming at young participants, disparaging them and, in at least one instance, challenging a child to a fight. Read More »

L.A. Workers Told To Stop Watching Olympics Online

L.A. Workers Told To Stop Watching Olympics Online

LOS ANGELES -- The top technology officer for Los Angeles is pleading with city workers to stop watching the Olympics online at work, saying it could cause a municipal computer meltdown. Read More »

Lunch Break: What You Need To Know About Getting A Job This Week

Lunch Break: What You Need To Know About Getting A Job This Week

Well, no one should be surprised by this. A Gallup/USA Today poll released Monday examined voters' top concerns this election year and found job creation came out on top. Asked to rank 12 different categories, a whopping 92 percent of respondents rated job creation "extremely or very important." Interestingly,... Read More »

LA Superintendent John Deasy Removes Entire School Staff Over Teacher Sex Scandal

LA Superintendent John Deasy Removes Entire School Staff Over Teacher Sex Scandal

LOS ANGELES -- Faced with a shocking case of a teacher accused of playing classroom sex games with children for years, Los Angeles schools Superintendent John Deasy delivered another jolt: He removed the school's entire staff -- from custodians to the principal -- to smash what he called a "culture of... Read More »

California Waitress Sues Over Skimpy-Uniform Requirement

California Waitress Sues Over Skimpy-Uniform Requirement

Waitresses dressed in skimpy outfits may be the rage at the moment, but a food server in Southern California has put her foot down, suing her former employer for sexual harassment and for requiring her to wear short, plaid skirts while working. Courtney Scaramella, who worked at O'Hara's bar in Los... Read More »

NY Train Operator Caught On Video Reading, Gets Suspended

NY Train Operator Caught On Video Reading, Gets Suspended

It's clear that sleeping on the job is a no-no. But reading on the job can be equally problematic -- if you're in charge of a fast-moving train. With a couple hundred passengers onboard. Read More »

Why You Should Grab That Unpaid Internship [Infographic]

Why You Should Grab That Unpaid Internship [Infographic]

If you are just starting your career, how do you get a foot in the door for that first job?According to a new study by Millennial Branding and Experience Inc., the internship or any "real world" experience is the surest route, but positions are hard to get. That catch-22 is at the heart of the crisis of youth... Read More »

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