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Top Tips from 2014 Commencement Speeches

Top Tips from 2014 Commencement Speeches

'Make it happen for yourself'

College commencement speeches are in full swing. Graduates from the class of 2014 get career advice from celebrities, politicians and business executives. Read More »

What I Learned About Career From My Stay-at-Home Mom

What I Learned About Career From My Stay-at-Home Mom

Celebrating the moms who influenced us

Career lessons don't always need to be learned from 'career' women. As a stay at home mom, my mother was able to greatly influence my understanding of work. 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 »

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 »

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

It's a chilling statistic; the national poverty level is primed to reach its highest rate since 1965. The situation was so dire back then that President Lyndon Johnson felt moved to launch the War on Poverty. But its advances are at risk of falling by the wayside as the national poverty rate is expected climb... Read More »

U.S. Growth Slowed At Year's Start But Some See Rebound

U.S. Growth Slowed At Year's Start But Some See Rebound

By Paul Wiseman and Christopher S. Rugaber WASHINGTON -- Don't panic yet. The government reported Friday that the economy got off to a tepid start this year, but that doesn't foreshadow a repeat of the near-standstill that happened in 2011. "The economy is firmly on a growth trajectory," said Sung Won... Read More »

World's Largest Employer (You'll Never Guess)

World's Largest Employer (You'll Never Guess)

Which organization is the world's largest employer? Here are some hints: It employs roughly one in 10 citizens. It's in the United States. It's not Walmart. No, it's not IBM or Microsoft. Or Apple. Or Google. Or any tech giant. Stumped? It's the U.S. Department of Defense. With a total... Read More »

U.K. Christians Punished For Wearing Crosses At Work

U.K. Christians Punished For Wearing Crosses At Work

Two British women who were punished for wearing crosses at work are taking their cases to Strasbourg, France, and the hallowed halls of the European Court of Human Rights. By international treaty, Europeans have the right "to manifest [their] religion or belief." The British Government will argue, however,... Read More »

Yahoo CEO Bartz Fired Over The Phone, Rocky Run Ends

Yahoo CEO Bartz Fired Over The Phone, Rocky Run Ends

By Alexei Oreskovic and Edwin Chan (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc Chairman Roy Bostock fired CEO Carol Bartz over the phone on Tuesday, ending a tumultuous tenure marked by stagnation and a rift with Chinese partner Alibaba. Chief Financial Officer Tim Morse will step in as interim CEO, and the company will search... Read More »

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