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Top Marine Ducks Friendly Fire On Pay Issue

Top Marine Ducks Friendly Fire On Pay Issue

Guns or butter? Military faces cuts in compensation or weaponry

Cuts in benefits will raise discipline? Maybe not. Marines are talking back to the brass after Congress hears they’d prefer better guns to more butter. Read More »

50 Best Employers In America

50 Best Employers In America

A biotech firm grabs the top spot for the second year in a row

These are companies with jobs you can love that pay well, too. New Jersey-headquartered Celgene Corp. takes the top spot for second year running. See why. Read More »

Walmart vs. Costco: How Do They Really Compare?

How the country's two biggest retailers fare head-to-head. Read More »

What People Really Earn In 2013

What People Really Earn In 2013

PARADEAlana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson By Parade Ever wonder what your local mayor makes? Or the comedian at the company retreat? (Hint: It's more than you think!) In our annual jobs survey, salary taboos take a hike. Ben Strothman Age: 51 City: St. Paul, Minn. Occupation: Movie projector technician Pay:... Read More »

Best Reasons To Work At A Startup

Best Reasons To Work At A Startup

Question: I'm considering working at a startup, but the money's not as good. What kind of benefits does startup work offer outside of salary? – Ashley Read More »

Salary Negotiations: 10 Tips To A Better Offer

Salary Negotiations: 10 Tips To A Better Offer

By Alison Green Not much makes job-seekers more anxious than negotiating-or even discussing-salary. After all, you might ask for too much, ask for too little, or otherwise sabotage your own chances of getting the best possible salary. Negotiation will go more smoothly if you know what landmines to avoid. Read More »

6 Reasons NOT To Change Your Career

6 Reasons NOT To Change Your Career

By Ritika Trikha So, you've had enough. You've poured your heart out, worked your fingers to the bone, and turned your hair gray, but no one seems to appreciate it. You're unhappy, and ready to make a career change. Sounds fair. But hasty decisions might leave you in unfamiliar territory with neither field... Read More »

3 Ways to Negotiate A Better Salary -- Even In A Recession

3 Ways to Negotiate A Better Salary -- Even In A Recession

Have you ever received a job offer and thought, "I wish the starting pay was higher"? At a time when getting the offer should be cause enough for celebration, you might assume negotiating for more pay is taboo. Not true! Here's one reason why you should: Read More »

Cool Jobs: 5 Interesting Careers That Are Easy To Break Into

Cool Jobs: 5 Interesting Careers That Are Easy To Break Into

By Debra Auerbach and Harris Effron Everyone wants a cool job. The kind of fun job that gets you excited to go to work every day-and inspires envy or at least a little curiosity in others. But what makes a job cool is subjective. A career that involves drinking beer or joking around with Mickey Mouse might be... Read More »

Is A Revolution Underway In How Much We Tip Waiters?

Is A Revolution Underway In How Much We Tip Waiters?

The story of the Tower of Babel is understood to be a parable on humanity's disparate nature. When the species coalesced pridefully around the construction of an imposing tower, the higher being made the decision to divide humanity. And so humans began speaking distinct languages. Along the way we've diverged... Read More »

Jobs Where Women Earn More Than Men

Jobs Where Women Earn More Than Men

By Christine Laue Try telling the woman scraping plaque off your teeth that it's a man's world. Female dental hygienists earn eight percent more than their male counterparts, according to online salary database PayScale.com. Read More »

Veteran's Jobs That Pay Over $60,000

Veteran's Jobs That Pay Over $60,000

By Elise Oras Besides a thank you, one of the best things you can give to a veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan is a job. There are 220,000 of them currently seeking work in the United States, at a time when the economy is seeing slow growth. While that number might seem daunting, there is some good news. The... Read More »

Aussie Bosses Thank Employees With $16M After Sale

Aussie Bosses Thank Employees With $16M After Sale

By Rod McGuirk CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Employees of an Australian bus company have been given a 15 million Australian dollar ($16 million) share of the proceeds of the business sale as a thank-you for their loyalty, an executive and a newspaper said Wednesday. Read More »

Fortune's 25 Best-Paying Companies

Fortune's 25 Best-Paying Companies

Engineers at Devon Energy take home an average $178,305 total compensation annually. See which other Best Companies to Work For offer big paychecks. Read More »

Many Federal Workers Out-Earn Private Sector Labor

Many Federal Workers Out-Earn Private Sector Labor

By Andrew Taylor WASHINGTON (AP) -- The average federal worker earns about 2 percent more than a private sector worker in a comparable profession, though the government's generous pension system means that overall compensation is significantly higher, a government study released Monday said. Once pension... Read More »

The Power Of Recognition In The Workplace [Infographic]

The Power Of Recognition In The Workplace [Infographic]

For many Americans, showing up for work each day ensures a steady paycheck and the means to pay bills and other necessities and comforts of life. But while money is a motivating factor for many employees to go to work, it isn't the main driver for how well they perform their jobs, a recent survey... Read More »

CEO John Hammergren: Earning $150 Million Under The Radar

CEO John Hammergren: Earning $150 Million Under The Radar

The recent recession and ongoing sluggish economy have contributed mightily to ongoing debate about the divide between rich and poor. Growing wage inequality is one of the drivers behind the recent Occupy Wall Street protests that spread across the country and the world. The richest of the rich have been... Read More »

Real Salaries Of 2011: What To Expect In 2012

Real Salaries Of 2011: What To Expect In 2012

By Adriana Llames Considering a new career? Before you jump into a new industry or profession, read this. From personal chefs to commercial pilots, corrections officers and celebrity realtors, here's what they actually made last year. Read More »

What Would The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Earn?

What Would The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Earn?

By Anthony Balderrama If you've been on a bus, train or beach in the past few years, you've probably seen people preoccupied with a bright green novel clutched in their hands. Stieg Larsson's blockbuster novels "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," "The Girl Who Played with Fire" and "The Girl Who Kicked the... Read More »

30 Jobs That Pay $30 Per Hour

30 Jobs That Pay $30 Per Hour

A well-paying job can be easier to find than you think. In fact, people such as medical technologists, social workers and store managers all earn about $30 per hour. A full-time job that pays around $30 per hour can equal roughly $62,400 per year, which means a comfortable living, and above the national... Read More »

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