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  • Worry About a New Wave of Layoffs Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011 | 8:29 AM ET

    Not again. That is the plea of many Americans fearful about their jobs as the economy falters.

  • Looking for Work? Willing to Move to the UAE? Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011 | 2:52 AM ET
    Dubai Construction

    With the jobless rate in the United States holding steady at 9.1 percent and the market showing no signs of near-term recovery, many Americans are considering looking abroad to combat their unemployment problem at home.

  • The Lean StartupP

    Eric Ries's new book, "The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses," has been out on shelves only a week, and it's already considered a must-read for any entrepreneur hoping to start the next Facebook or Twitter.

  • Drinking from the Firehose

    These authors say despite what you may be feeling, we are only in the beginning stage of information overload. The fire hose of information and data will not stop, therefore you must learn to manage the influx to reap tangible benefits for yourself and your company.

  • Disappearing Jobs 2011 Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 1:51 PM ET
    Last year, CNBC.com covered  using a list provided by the Department of Labor. This year, we decided to pose the same topic to the online job resource . It compiled the following list by taking the occupations that most consistently declined in the number of job listings over the last eight months (January to Aug 2011). SimplyHired.com excluded from the results jobs that it believed had decreased listings primarily due to the economy (e.g., jobs that have fewer openings due to high supply of qua

    SimplyHired.com compiled the following list of disappearing jobs by taking the occupations that most consistently declined in the number of job listings over the last eight months. Check it out!

  • 5 Tips to Running a Successful Family Business Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 9:49 AM ET
    Small Business, Big Vision: Lessons on How to Dominate Your Market from Self-Made Entrepreneurs Who Did it Right.

    It’s not difficult to find stories about family working relationships that have turned into bitter rivalries, and even court battles, so how do you prevent your business dreams and your family  from falling apart?

  • Dunkelberg: What Consumers and Business Owners Fear Most Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 4:12 PM ET

    It seems that if consumers are most afraid of debt expansion, then more large government programs to “stimulate” the economy might heighten their fears and produce even more contractionary behavior (more saving, postponed buying) which could offset, even overwhelm, any expansionary power the new program might contain.

  • Are You Blocking Your Own Success? Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 12:05 PM ET
    Break Your Own Rules

    The stats tell us that women are faring worse than men in terms of landing new jobs as the economy creaks into recovery.

  • Balter: The Importance of Being Humble Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 10:18 AM ET

    We’re entering an era where outsized egos are a warning sign of impending failure. Fail to keep yours in check and the only thing you’ll be leading is the search for a new job.

  • Chatman: Once a CEO, Always Act Like a CEO Monday, 12 Sep 2011 | 12:22 PM ET

    CEOs - even fired CEOs don’t have the luxury of publicly undermining a company or its board.

  • Pfeffer: When Bad Things Happen, Tell Your Story Monday, 12 Sep 2011 | 12:22 PM ET

    When bad things happen to you and your career - it's up to you to take the initiative to control the story and protect your brand.

  • May we honor those who perished on 9/11 by coming together as a nation to work together to move our country forward and win with honor in this new global environment. It is possible, despite those that say it is not.

  • Employers are understandably concerned about social networking on the job. They’re losing sleep—I know because they tell me. In their eyes, the combination of work plus social media is a lose-lose. It’s a time suck for your sales guy to be social stalking a crush. Tagging photos is a big work distraction. But are these the real reasons behind businesses’ ban of online chatter?

  • How to Offer Lasting Career Advice Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 10:23 AM ET

    How often do you give advice? Advice isn't bad. When you have expertise, and the other person doesn't, your advice may be useful. I give lots of advice, for example, when coaching executives on presentations. But most problems aren't like that.

  • Johnson: All Job Growth is Local Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 9:47 AM ET

    It would appear that capitalism has a developed a terrible dependency issue, turning hostile and violent when there’s nothing left in the punch bowl. Unfortunately, new fears of a double dip recession have emerged, the caked residue of weak economic growth and a soft job market. On the heels of a 30-year spending spree and the party of our lifetime, we find ourselves searching for our equilibrium once again.

  • Henes: Top 5 Economic Questions for the Fall Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 12:57 PM ET
    Construction Highway

    As fall begins, the economy is a mess. Unemployment is at 9.1 percent. The U.S. economy failed to add jobs in August. Consumer confidence is at record lows. The housing market is in despair. Europe is imploding. And, our political leaders cannot seem to put their differences aside to create some certainty and progress.

  • Start Something That Matters

    The Founder and Chief Shoe Giver of TOMS, is behind the growing One for One movement. As of April 2010, TOMS has given over 600,000 pairs of new shoes to children in need. In this guest blog, Blake Mycoskie shares his secret to success in life and in business.

  • Recession-themed newsprint cuttings

    Friday’s disappointing US non-farm payrolls data showed no jobs where created in the US in August sending stocks sharply lower as fears over a recession intensified.

  • After trickling forward in terms of job growth in the United States, the August numbers released Friday were met with alarm. The numbers suggest that companies have stopped hiring and are maintaining the status quo in terms of head count. Based on this release, data equity markets sold off and gold rallied as concerns arose about the strength of the US economic recovery. Banks in particular including much maligned Bank of America were hit as a result.

  • Youth and the Social Networking Dilemma Friday, 2 Sep 2011 | 11:58 AM ET
    Facebook

    As the Arab spring rolls into Autumn, and the UK recovers from a series of shocking riots, the role social media plays in widespread social unrest has never been so scrutinized. But at One Young World, tipped as the Davos for the younger generation, social networking is valued as a crucial new marketing tool with global reach, and even as a way to leverage new business.

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  • Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, chairman of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, center, joins fellow Senate Democrats to urge approval for raising the minimum wage, during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, April 2, 2014.

    Labor laws exclude more than a dozen categories of jobs from the minimum wage, including crews on fishing ships and casual baby sitters.

  • More than a dozen categories of jobs are exempt from the minimum, currently $7.25 an hour. Tom Harkin, D- Iowa, would gradually raise the minimum to $10.10 by 2016. The Congressional Budget Office estimates it would mean higher earnings for 16.5 million workers— but also would cost 500,000 others their jobs.

  • LANSING, Mich.— The state says Michigan's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has hit its lowest level in six years, falling two-tenths of a percentage point to 7.5 percent. The department says Michigan's civilian labor force rose 11,000 to 4.730 million in March, while the number of people working rose 19,000 to 4.375 million.

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