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  • 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
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    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.

  • Every now and then an economic data chart just screams out for an explanation, and this chart below by the Dallas Fed is one of them.

  • How connected will you be this year to your office, your customers and to your boss? Welcome to the new rules of "out of the office."

  • Generation Limbo: Waiting It Out Friday, 2 Sep 2011 | 9:05 AM ET

    Meet the members of what might be called Generation Limbo: Highly educated 20-somethings, whose careers are stuck in neutral, coping with dead-end jobs and listless prospects.

  • Are You the CEO of Your Career? Thursday, 25 Aug 2011 | 3:12 PM ET
    Corporate Lattice

    "Being the CEO of your career requires changing your mindset. We’ve been drilled over the past century with the idea that success means climbing a ladder rung by rung toward a set career destination," writes the author who says there's a new way to build your career.

  • Encourage Entrepreneurs, Get More Jobs: Steve Case Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011 | 2:58 PM ET

    America must do more to encourage the entrepreneurs who will create the next high-growth companies that will hire more workers, Steve Case told CNBC Wednesday.

  • What to do When Your Manager Asks for Advice Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011 | 2:05 PM ET

    The other day a manager called for some advice. She wanted her employees to take more initiative and be more resourceful, but for some reason, they didn't get it.

  • New Book Offers a ‘Manifesto’ for Innovators Thursday, 18 Aug 2011 | 1:51 PM ET

    In the absence of being able reliably to pick or create successful innovations, the state of the art in innovation management can be done in a three stage approach, suggests the author.

  • Time to Rethink Those First Impressions Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 12:06 PM ET

    "We may spend hours methodically assessing a new smartphone before deciding what we think of it, our assessment of a person keeps being made by the seat of our pants," writes the author who challenges us to rethink our first impressions.

  • Recruitment Shifts From West to East: Headhunters Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 5:33 AM ET

    Global companies are increasingly shifting recruitment for highly-skilled jobs from older markets in Europe and the US to emerging economies in Asia, headhunters told CNBC, as a new wave of job cuts threatens the City and Wall Street.

  • Thinking Small Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 10:09 AM ET

    JumpStart NYC was created to help unemployed professionals apply their knowledge, skills and abilities in opportunities at small, entrepreneurial companies.

  • America's Highest-Paid Jobs 2011 Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 9:27 AM ET
    The salary of a profession is among the most compelling factors for many individuals deciding what career path to follow, what degree to peruse or even where to live. With data recently released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics , BLS, CNBC.com took a look at the most highly-compensated occupations in the country, based upon BLS job definitions. The BLS also breaks down average salaries geographically and by industry, which can help job seekers understand the areas to look in order to find where

    The salary of a profession is among the most compelling factors for many individuals deciding what career path to follow, what degree to persue or even where to live. So, what are the highest paying jobs in the country?

  • Highest-Paid Bachelor Degrees Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 9:27 AM ET
    While graduate school is typically a safe shelter from the storm in an unforgiving job market, some who have gone back to school or recently graduated are finding that the college degree is worth the investment. The average salary for some professions is going up. The college class of 2011's average starting salary is $51,018, up from $48,661 last year, according to a report from the  NACE. Twice a year, NACE surveys its 900 member employers and 1,800 colleges and universities to come up with a

    What college degrees are pulling in the best paychecks? Click to find out!

  • Retooling At School Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 9:25 AM ET

    With many jobs and businesses becoming obsolete because of technology, and the slow recovery generating few jobs, education may be the ticket to a new career.

  • With the U.S. unemployment rate stuck around 9 percent and a fragile economic recovery underway, many workers feel they are left with no choice but to take their careers into their own hands.

  • What's Hot In Degrees And Careers Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 9:23 AM ET

    One lasting benefit of this recession may be the greatly improved linkage between employers and colleges that now provide much more precise information to students seeking fruitful, long-lasting jobs when they graduate.

  • Business Lessons from the Beastie Boys Friday, 5 Aug 2011 | 11:20 AM ET
    Look at More

    One author suggests a change in perspective might be more constructive than continuing to fight losing battles - his inspiration: Beastie Boys.

  • Pricing and Profitability Management

    “Despite improvement in recent years most companies still aren’t capable of managing price effectively and are leaving real money on the table,” says this author who adds, even the smallest changes can help you set the right price.

  • The Three Ways to Persuade Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 11:31 AM ET

    How then do you persuade others? Sometimes, we assume that all it takes is the right information, or the right argument, to make a compelling case. Wrong.

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  • Would the end of the anti-poaching case in Silicon Valley trigger "star wars?," asks lawyer and San Diego State professor Dan Eaton.

  • WASHINGTON— With college commencement ceremonies nearing, the government is offering a modest dose of good news for graduating seniors: The job market is brightening for new grads— a bit. The Labor Department on Tuesday said the unemployment rate for 2013 college graduates— defined as those ages 20 to 29 who earned a four-year or advanced degree— was 10.9 percent.

  • U.S. home resales fell to their lowest level in nearly 2 years, but there were hints the downtrend was nearing an end.

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