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Want To Get A Job At Apple? Here's How

Want To Get A Job At Apple? Here's How

Do you want to wear your favorite jeans, swing from a trapeze in a giant transparent cube, and predict the future? Working at Apple may not be exactly like that, but it's probably the closest you can get. Apple is hiring for a whole host of positions, from engineers at its corporate headquarters to customer... Read More »

What Would Your Favorite TV Characters Earn In Real Life?

What Would Your Favorite TV Characters Earn In Real Life?

They've made you laugh, they've made you cry, and done it all while working hard to pay the bills. Your favorite TV characters not only have engrossing personalities, they have on-screen jobs with incomes that vary widely. How much does your favorite TV character earn? Read More »

Unemployment By The Numbers: July 2011

Unemployment By The Numbers: July 2011

Find the most recent state and city unemployment rates, salary information and industry updates all in one place. Every month we will compile the employment statistics and numbers that matter to you. Read More »

Employment by the Numbers: June 2011

Employment by the Numbers: June 2011

Find the most recent state and city unemployment rates, salary information and industry updates all in one place. Every month we will compile the employment statistics and numbers that matter to you. Read More »

Salaried Workers, Do You Get Overtime Pay? Odds Are You Should!

Salaried Workers, Do You Get Overtime Pay? Odds Are You Should!

Just because you're salaried doesn't mean you're automatically exempt from overtime. Most employees are entitled to be paid overtime (1.5 times your regular hourly rate) under the Fair Labor Standards Act for any hours worked over 40 per week. Some employees are exempt, but not nearly as many as most employers... Read More »

Do CEOs Deserve to Make 263 Times as Much as You?

Do CEOs Deserve to Make 263 Times as Much as You?

Plato is said to have told Aristotle that no one should ever make more than five times as much as anyone else in a civilization. Of course, the Greek thinker also thought slavery had a place in society, but his distaste for disproportionate compensation has remained as relevant as when the philosopher was... Read More »

Employment by the Numbers: May 2011

Find the most recent state and city unemployment rates, salary information and industry updates all in one place. Every month we will compile the employment statistics and numbers that matter to you. Unemployment Statistics National Unemployment Rate: 9.1% History of National Unemployment Rates (2008... Read More »

Study Tells Students What Their Major is Worth

Study Tells Students What Their Major is Worth

By Kathy Matheson PHILADELPHIA - The choice of undergraduate major in college is strongly tied to a student's future earnings, with the highest-paying majors providing salaries of about 300 percent more than the lowest-paying, according to a study released Tuesday. Based on first-of-its-kind Census data,... Read More »

PARADE'S What People Earn

PARADE'S What People Earn

PARADE Ever dream of running for mayor? Curious how much a tattoo artist makes? How about a hot air balloon pilot in New Mexico? The answers may surprise you -- and may inspire you to rethink your career. Here's what real people from across the country earn in industries far and wide. See how your paycheck... Read More »

PARADE'S What People Earn: TV vs. Reality

PARADE'S What People Earn: TV vs. Reality

PARADE On The Office, Jim Halpert livens up his mundane job by pulling pranks on co-worker Dwight Schrute. But what is it like to actually be a salesman in Scranton, Pa.? We found a few Americans who have the same real-life jobs as your favorite prime-time stars. - PARADE's What People Earn 2011 -... Read More »

Quiz: Are You Built to Make Big Bucks?

Quiz: Are You Built to Make Big Bucks?

Bored at work? This summer, AOL Jobs will be publishing a career quiz every week to keep you entertained. This quiz was so popular with readers when it originally ran that AOL is republishing it. With so many people either unemployed or looking to change jobs in today's unpredictable economic... Read More »

Once You're Unemployed, You'll Earn Less in Next Job

Once You're Unemployed, You'll Earn Less in Next Job

Recent research supports the theory that many of us feared was true: that unemployment has a negative impact on a worker's future salary, especially if the unemployment continues for a long period of time. The study analyzed employment mobility and "relative losses" to salary when an individual goes... Read More »

5 Big Time CEOs Who Make Less Than You Do

5 Big Time CEOs Who Make Less Than You Do

You hear plenty of news about major CEOs who have outrageous, eight-figure salaries and then get multimillion-dollar bonuses on top of that. Some of these CEOs are the same people who oversee major layoffs, leaving former employees penniless on the streets. "Just how much money does one person need?" you... Read More »

Hot Job Site: Glassdoor

Hot Job Site: Glassdoor

Have you ever wondered what it's really like to work for a particular company? Are you curious about what present and past employees say about the organization? If you want to research a company and go past the information written in the annual report, Glassdoor.com is a great resource. AOL Jobs recently... Read More »

Tipping Tips for the Holidays and Beyond

Tipping Tips for the Holidays and Beyond

If your household budget is extra lean this year, you may be tempted to scrimp on tipping the service providers in your life. But, if you do, remember that skipping a worker's gratuity, in many cases, would be like your boss saying to you, "Hey, guess what? We're going to cut your pay by 20 percent this... Read More »

20 Jobs That Pay $25 per Hour

20 Jobs That Pay $25 per Hour

Rachel Farrell, Special to CareerBuilder Twenty-five dollars. It can buy you two movie tickets, one bottle of nice wine (or several of the cheap stuff), or 25 of your favorite items from the dollar menu at McDonalds. It might not seem like a lot -- but when you think about it in terms of your salary, you... Read More »

18 Jobs That Pay Average American Salary

18 Jobs That Pay Average American Salary

Teenagers desperately want to fit in with their peers, but years later, as adults, they want to be different. They don't want to be just like everyone else. (For proof, tell a chef that her duck á l'orange is average and you'll be banished from her restaurant.) Being average can be an insult at times... Read More »

How Much Do Federal Politicians and Cabinet Members Get Paid?

How Much Do Federal Politicians and Cabinet Members Get Paid?

Most people don't earn six figures every year, but they sure would like to. By comparison, members of Congress, in both the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives, make at least $174,000 a year. And, other federal politicians and presidential Cabinet members earn even more. Are these politicos worthy of... Read More »

Pharmacy Technician Salary Overview

Pharmacy Technician Salary Overview

The aspiring pharmacy technician can expect significant job growth, with an increase of 25 percent or more through 2018, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Pharmacy technicians assist pharmacists in providing medication to patients. Depending upon the size of the employer and state guidelines, the... Read More »

Nurse Practitioner Salary Overview

Nurse Practitioner Salary Overview

Nurse practitioners fulfill a wide range of functions, including offering patients counseling on drug regimens, caring for a patient's personal medical needs, and seeing patients on the same basis as a general practitioner, under the supervision of a doctor. Essentially, a nurse practitioner has many of the same... Read More »

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