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#1 Simple Secret to Being Liked and Making More $$$ at Work

#1 Simple Secret to Being Liked and Making More $$$ at Work

Get more money with this easy technique

Learn the #1 simple secret to getting ahead at work. Read More »

Friday Fool: Hungry Weatherman

Friday Fool: Hungry Weatherman

Thought it was Grape-Nuts, but it was not.

Weatherman thought he was eating cereal but it was something revoltingly different. Read More »

How To Make Yourself Essential

How To Make Yourself Essential

Be honest. What are you really contributing at work?

All the talk of "essential" employees makes this a good time to step back and take stock of the value you bring to your organization. Read More »

Jobless Claims Fall in Latest Week as Economy Makes Gains

Jobless Claims Fall in Latest Week as Economy Makes Gains

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell slightly last week in line with the recent moderate pace of jobs growth. Read More »

8 Jobs That Will Make You Fat

8 Jobs That Will Make You Fat

Nothing speeds the day up like knowing your 3 p.m. M&M and chai latte break is coming. And despite those new-fangled standing and treadmill desks, most of us spend our days sitting on our butts, waiting for our 3 p.m. sugar-and-carb breaks. No wonder, then, that 41 percent of workers say they've gained... Read More »

Life After 'Dirty Jobs': Mike Rowe Busts The Myths About Blue-Collar Work

Life After 'Dirty Jobs': Mike Rowe Busts The Myths About Blue-Collar Work

Mike Rowe of 'Dirty Jobs' is unemployed, but he has plenty to say about what's wrong with how Americans view blue collar jobs. Read More »

The Freelance Life: One Man's Journey To Becoming His Own Boss

The Freelance Life: One Man's Journey To Becoming His Own Boss

When Brooke Dixon move to New York and began looking for work a few years back, the Web developer turned to freelancing to earn a living and found himself in demand. But he quickly discovered that there was a downside: getting paid on time -- or at all. Dixon (pictured above) says he was hired to build a new... Read More »

Spending Long Hours At Work Increases Your Risk Of Heart Disease

Spending Long Hours At Work Increases Your Risk Of Heart Disease

You already know that drinking too much alcohol and smoking cigarettes increase your risk for heart disease. But too much work? Read More »

10 Jobs In High Demand In 2012 And Beyond

10 Jobs In High Demand In 2012 And Beyond

If you're job hunting, you've likely heard that some employers are having difficulty filling positions -- as incredible as that might seem in an era of 8-plus percent unemployment. The reasons that many in-demand jobs go unfilled vary, with some businesses saying they're unable to find suitable candidates,... Read More »

Feel Too Busy And Overworked? 3 Life-Changing Tips

Feel Too Busy And Overworked? 3 Life-Changing Tips

There was a time, not so long ago, when I was busy, busy, busy. At least I thought I was. I told people I worked 60 hours a week. I claimed to sleep six hours a night. As I lamented to anyone stuck next to me at parties, I was basically too busy to breathe. Me time? Ha! Read More »

7 Fun Jobs That Pay $40,000 A Year Or More

7 Fun Jobs That Pay $40,000 A Year Or More

In these tough times many people just want to work, so the idea of having a job that's enjoyable may seem a bit too pie-in-the-sky. For others, though, a good dollop of fun is just what's needed to make work worthwhile. "Fun," of course, is an objective measure. But with the help of PayScale, AOL Jobs... Read More »

June Jobs Report: Amidst Gloom, Some Good News For Job Seekers

June Jobs Report: Amidst Gloom, Some Good News For Job Seekers

For desperate job seekers, June's employment report from the Labor Department contained little -- if any -- good news. The U.S. economy added far fewer jobs than analysts expected, just 80,000, compared to the 90,000 forecast, and the unemployment rate remained at 8.2 percent, or 12.7 million people. Read More »

NYC Car Wash Workers Seek Unionization To Improve Wages, Working Conditions

NYC Car Wash Workers Seek Unionization To Improve Wages, Working Conditions

Working at a car wash may be better than digging a ditch, as the 1970s hit song says, but employees in New York City who work cleaning cars and trucks say pay and working conditions need vast improvement. A report released Tuesday shows that car-wash workers are paid less than minimum wage, routinely denied... Read More »

Promotion Secrets: How The Corner Office Was Won [Infographic]

Promotion Secrets: How The Corner Office Was Won [Infographic]

The nation's job picture may be improving, but it still has a long way to go before workers can expect to get a rise in pay. Stagnant wages have been a component of the U.S. labor market for more than a decade -- long before 2008's economic crisis. That means an employee who wants to earn more money will... Read More »

Finding, Keeping Talented Workers Leads Colo. Firms To Offer Awesome Perks

Finding, Keeping Talented Workers Leads Colo. Firms To Offer Awesome Perks

Silicon Valley with its many high-tech firms is one region well known for its ample -- and sometimes quirky -- work perks. Not be outdone, Boulder, Colo., a city long known for its left-leaning politics and concern for the environment, is also a haven for workers who enjoy all manner of employer-paid... Read More »

On-The-Job Training: Jobs That Require No College Degree [Infographic]

On-The-Job Training: Jobs That Require No College Degree [Infographic]

When it comes to putting more Americans to work, employers' biggest complaint lately is a lack of qualified workers. For many job seekers that's a Catch-22: They need more training to get a job, but need a job to get the training. It's an issue that affects all types of employment, not just jobs that require... Read More »

Police: New Jersey Teacher Arrested Over Explicit Internet Chat

BAYONNE, N.J. -- Hours after he was hired, authorities accused a New Jersey teacher of engaging in explicit online chat with a law enforcement officer who posed as a 12-year-old girl. Richard D'Amato Jr. of Bayonne is charged with two counts of attempted sexual assault of a minor, two counts of attempted... Read More »

Dozens Of D.C. Workers May Lose Jobs Over Alleged Unemployment Fraud

Dozens Of D.C. Workers May Lose Jobs Over Alleged Unemployment Fraud

Dozens of city workers in the nation's capital have been suspended, and face possible dismissal and prosecution for allegedly drawing unemployment benefits while still working. Nearly 90 Washington, D.C., employees were suspended Monday while the investigation proceeds, The Washington Post reports, citing... Read More »

Drugmaker Eli Lilly Eliminates 2012 Pay Raises In Cost-Cutting Move

Drugmaker Eli Lilly Eliminates 2012 Pay Raises In Cost-Cutting Move

Anyone employed in the pharmaceutical industry knows it's been a tough few years for large drug companies. With few new blockbuster drugs coming down the pipeline and patents expiring on the current crop of profitable ones, many well-known drugmakers have taken strong medicine to cut expenses, including... Read More »

Waste Not, Want Not: Bottle-Deposit Laws Create Jobs, Study Finds

Waste Not, Want Not: Bottle-Deposit Laws Create Jobs, Study Finds

Americans like to think they're doing their part to keep the environment clean when they set out plastic containers, glass jars and newspapers by the curb each week for collection. When it comes to boosting employment, however, a new study suggests that bottle-deposit programs not only result in increased... Read More »

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