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  • How to Get to the Top…and Stay There Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 3:52 AM ET
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    I have always been intrigued by what sets top performers and leaders aside from those who don’t make it to the top. More recently, I’ve become especially interested in what enables them to stay at the top when they get there. Sustainability and longevity as a leader, in particular, has never been in more jeopardy.

  • Five Signs You May Get Laid Off Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 2:36 PM ET
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    CNBC.com spoke with human resource experts to find out the five tell-tale signs that you may need to update your resume.

  • Broken Markets

    The authors write in their new book why trust and confidence in the stock market has been shattered in the past few years.

  • Post Wall Street Jobs Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 4:56 PM ET
    On March 14, a 12-year veteran of Goldman Sachs named Greg Smith quit his job. When he did, he took the extra step of submitting  to The New York Times that detailed his reasons. Titled “Why I Am Leaving Goldman Sachs,” the article pulled no punches in its description of the company’s environment as “toxic and destructive.”Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Officer Lloyd C. Blankfein  and Chief Operating Officer Gary D. Cohn responded via  which said that “the assertions made by this individual… do n

    Many people have left careers in finance and found fulfillment with others, and many say their background gave them an edge in a new venture.

  • Collaboration Nation by Mary Scott Nabers

    The Great Recession has changed forever the way government will operate in the future. School districts, public colleges and state agencies are launching all types of revenue-generating initiatives. Public officials are increasingly reaching out to private sector partners for capital, expertise and professional services - but should they?

  • How to Say ‘No’ to Your Boss Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 10:47 AM ET
    Conversation Transformation by Ben E. Benjamin, PH.D., Amy Yeager, and Anita Simon, ED.D.

    The author of "Conversation Transformation" offers some tips on how to stand firm - even when you have that sinking feeling.

  • Have a Bad Boss? Treat Him Like a Toddler Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 1:58 PM ET
    Horrible Boss

    Bad bosses are a lot like toddlers — from the tantrums to being demanding, stubborn and self-centered. One workplace experts suggests the best way to deal with them is treating them like a toddler. And no, that doesn't mean giving them a time out. You know what? Just for thinking that, give yourself a time out! Then, when you're ready to listen, read these tips.

  • Doing Good Is Good for the Bottom Line: New Book Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 9:29 AM ET
    Good Works

    What the world needs now, says this author is more great cause marketing.

  • America's War Hero - Free Enterprise Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 11:01 AM ET
    Freedom's Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II by Arthur Herman

    By the time of Pearl Harbor, America’s war production effort was approaching that of Hitler’s Germany. By the end of 1943 it was bigger than that of Germany, Britain, and the Soviet Union combined. This book tells the story of how American business produced the victory.

  • How Excellent Companies Avoid Dumb Things, by Neil Smith

    When a company is among the best in its sector, it becomes harder to detect potential flaws – not because of complacency but because processes and systems appear to be working well.

  • Catastrophic Jobs Report for Obama Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 5:48 PM ET
    Job Search

    May's jobs report is a devastating number for the American economy, and a catastrophic number for Obama’s re-election hopes. All momentum on jobs and the economy has evaporated.

  • Are You Too Plugged In? How to Break the 24/7 Habit Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 10:33 AM ET
    'Sleeping With Your Smartphone' by Leslie A. Perlow

    The author of "Sleeping with Your Smartphone" found through her research that when team members work together to make sure they take discrete units of “predictable time off” not only do the individuals benefit - but so do their organization.

  • Zoltar Speaks: What the Internet Tells Us About Jobs Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 4:03 PM ET
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    It’s that time again — Big Jobs Friday. Of course, we turn to the great Zoltar Fortune Telling Machine of the economy — the Internet — to read the cards.

  • Career Skills: Do's and Don'ts of Ice Breakers Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 11:26 AM ET
    Businessman breaking ice

    Ice-breakers can help—or backfire.

  • Back to Civilian Life, Veterans Try Franchises Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | 11:12 AM ET
    U.S. Veterans, Afghanistan

    Retired military veterans, Mark and Dawn Kelly, have looked embarked on a franchising opportunity through TeamLogic IT to start a business after ending their service.

  • A shortage in technical skills is affecting global productivity and could hamper recovery and growth prospects in crisis-hit Europe, David Arkless, President of Corporate and Government Affairs at employment agency Manpower said on Tuesday.

  • U.S. Winds Down Longer Benefits for the Unemployed Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | 2:37 AM ET
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    Hundreds of thousands of out-of-work Americans are receiving their final unemployment checks sooner than they expected, even though Congress renewed extended benefits until the end of the year, the NYT reports.

  • Cool Jobs You've Never Heard Of Friday, 25 May 2012 | 4:37 PM ET
    Technically, the recession is over, and on paper, there has been positive job growth for months. Unfortunately, “technically” and “on paper” don’t cut it for people who have been out of work for a long time. For the long-term unemployed, it’s time to start thinking outside of the box and looking for work that falls outside of the parameters of the everyday.What follows is a list of jobs that are obscure, unheard-of or otherwise out of the ordinary. Some of them pay well, some have salaries that

    For the long-term unemployed, it’s time to start thinking outside of the box and looking for jobs that are obscure, unheard-of or otherwise out of the ordinary.

  • A New Look at the ‘New Poor’ Friday, 25 May 2012 | 2:22 PM ET
    No Slack

    The author of ‘No Slack’ asks, "Shouldn’t we make it easier for households to save?"

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    The financial services industry appears to be in a permanent state of turmoil, with damaging headlines appearing almost daily. So perhaps it’s not surprising that for the first time ever, not one financial services firm is among the top 20 Best Companies for Leadership.

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