• Year of civic service     Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 7:34 AM ET

    Millennials are volunteering at rates over 50 percent, and the demand for service exceeds the supply of existing opportunities. Retired General Stanley McChrystal of the Aspen Institute's Franklin Project envisions a year of full-time national service for every young American.

  • Start-ups help fuel the ‘freelance economy’ Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 3:16 PM ET

    There are new ways to make money and a range of startups that help people leverage whatever skills you have.

  • Connecting freelancers with jobs     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 2:26 PM ET

    New technology platforms work to connect freelance workers with jobs, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Entrepreneurship the answer for some with autism Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 10:17 AM ET
    Matt Cottle, owner of Stuttering King Bakery, smiles as he holds a tray of his scones in his parents' kitchen in Scottsdale, Ariz.

    There is a growing movement to help autistic adults find jobs, but for Cottle and his family, the answer was a business of his own.

  • Just how many vacations has Obama taken? Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 4:44 PM ET

    Once again, President Obama’s annual family vacation to Martha’s Vineyard has become a target for critics.

  • Guess which industry fudges its résumés the most... Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    More than half of hiring managers say they have sussed out a lie on a résumé, according to a new survey.

  • 11 companies spending money to make money Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 10:53 AM ET

    The companies increasing spending on upgrading equipment and facilities are actually investors’ favorites, USA Today reports.

  • World in flames as US economy finally catches fire Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 3:57 PM ET

    After a weather- and inventory-related drag in the first quarter, the American economy is charging ahead in a big way

  • Does working from home work?     Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 2:50 PM ET

    A Washington Post story highlights serious abuse of telecommuting employees at the U.S. Patent Office. Teresa Hopke, Life Meets Work vice president, and Regina Lewis, USA Today contributor, share their opinions.

  • US Postal Service loses $2 billion in Q2 Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 2:43 PM ET
    U.S. Postal Service trucks sit parked outside a station in Chelsea, New York.

    The Postal Service continued to bleed money during Q2 despite an increase in package revenues and an emergency price hike that took effect in January.

  • US jobs highest since '08 crisis, but pay is less Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 2:14 PM ET

    Jobs growth in the U.S. since the 2008 recession has been undermined by lower wages.

  • The secret to a NY culinary institution's success Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 1:22 PM ET
    Russ and Daughters "appetizing shop" on E. Houston Street.

    While restaurants in New York are closing every day, here's how Russ & Daughters, which serves up lox, herring and more, has endured for 100 years.

  • CEO: Why I chose to leave my job for family Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 10:22 AM ET
    Max Schireson and family

    An outgoing software company CEO wants to use his story to help advance the cause of engaged fathers. The Today Show reports.

  • The robots are coming! Will they take your job? Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    The wave of innovation will eliminate even more blue-collar jobs and it could also threaten significant numbers of white-collar workers.

  • U.K. workers are still far less productive than before the financial crisis of six years ago, a leading think tank said on Tuesday.

  • Hiring workers with autism     Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 2:57 PM ET

    Insight to one company which focuses on hiring people on the autism spectrum, with Ultra Testing co-founder Art Shectman.

  • This tech giant is slightly less crappy on diversity Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 10:26 AM ET

    The e-commerce company reported a workforce with a larger percentage of women, blacks and Hispanics than many of its peers.

  • Warren Buffett's advice to teen investor     Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 1:26 PM ET

    Tre Grinner was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma and dreamed of becoming an investment banker. He has an internship at Goldman Sachs this week. Berkshire Hathaway Warren Buffett shares his advice for Tre Grinner, saying "take all the accounting courses you can," and invites Tre to come meet him at the Berkshire annual meeting.

  • Tre Grinner's wish: Investment banker     Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 1:24 PM ET

    Tre Grinner was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma and dreamed of becoming an investment banker. He speaks to CNBC's Tyler Mathisen about how his dream came about.

  • Why Silicon Valley wants Wall Street's best Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 12:08 PM ET

    Bankers and MBAs are increasingly moving into the tech sector—and tech companies are ready for them.

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