Target Corp. says it plans to hire fewer employees for the upcoming holiday season.
The Minneapolis-based retailer said Monday that it plans to add 80,000 to 90,000 seasonal workers across the country, down from the 92,000 it hired last year. Read More »
By Kimberly Palmer
When Jeff Frederick lost his architecture job back in 2008, he quickly made up for some of his lost income by finding freelance architecture projects on Elance.com, a website for online freelancers. His wife was already using the site to earn extra cash as a writer, and he found a steady... Read More »
According to a spate of recent headlines, the dangerous epidemic of workplace boredom is stalking the cubicles of developed nations. According to one Gallup poll, some 71 percent of workers are not engaged, or are actively disengaged from their jobs. Sandi Mann, a British psychologist, has deemed boredom "the... Read More »
By Susan Johnston
Although it can be to daunting to transition into a new career after decades in a different field, some professions are actually looking for experienced workers with well-rounded knowledge and experience. Read More »
By Christine Armario
MIAMI (AP) -- By day, Wade Brosz teaches American history at an A-rated Florida middle school. By night, he is a personal trainer at 24 Hour Fitness.
Brosz took the three-night a week job at the gym after his teaching salary was frozen, summer school was reduced drastically, and the... Read More »
With December's holidays right around the corner, many Americans' minds are on shopping. A new poll finds, however, that a significant number of them will be taking on second jobs to help with holiday purchases because of the tough economy.
More than a fifth of adults -- 21 percent -- said they plan to get a... Read More »