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  • How To Successfully Use LinkedIn Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 11:40 AM ET
    Linked In

    How do you invite others to join you—whether advancing a new idea, selling a product, or marketing yourself?

  • How to Get the Job You Want Wednesday, 2 Feb 2011 | 3:32 PM ET

    “If you job hunt like everyone else, you’ll wind up like everyone else," one career coach says. Here are some ways to set yourself apart — and get the job you want.

  • What's On: Oil Sector, 'Correction Protection' and Jobs Thursday, 27 Jan 2011 | 10:56 PM ET

    See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.

  • The Power of a Positive Word Monday, 24 Jan 2011 | 2:35 PM ET

    Positive words can be just as memorable and powerful as negative ones. But the biggest lesson for me was this: why don't I give the same kind of encouragement to others?

  • For Entrepreneurs Near Retirement, What's Next? Monday, 10 Jan 2011 | 3:16 PM ET

    Many entrepreneurs, whether it's five, 10 or 20 years into a successful business or franchise, wake up one day and wonder: "What's next?" Figuring out the next chapter can be a financial and emotional challenge.

  • 2010's Most Overused Buzzwords Tuesday, 14 Dec 2010 | 1:41 PM ET

    "Wonder what really makes people cringe when they look at your LinkedIn Profile?" the business networking site asks. "It's those clichéd words and phrases. You know what they are - those ambiguous ones that really don't tell you anything."

  • CEO Blog: What's Missing In The Compensation Battles Tuesday, 14 Dec 2010 | 11:11 AM ET

    The compensation whiplash from the great economic train wreck has been “say on pay” and calls for greater transparency. Who could argue against transparency? But transparency should not be replaced with a false sense of security – a focus on form and not substance.

  • EMPLOYMENT—Vault Wednesday, 1 Dec 2010 | 3:28 PM ET
    A line of the unemployed.

    The jobless rate barely budges, more finance pros head to China and vocational schools become more popular.

  • Does Work Make You Nervous? Monday, 25 Oct 2010 | 10:34 AM ET
    Work Makes Me Nervous

    You're supposed to "never let them see you sweat." But in today's environment when workplace anxiety is at at all-time high how can you survive and thrive? One new book offers some advice.

  • Finding Hidden Profits in Any Company Friday, 22 Oct 2010 | 12:25 PM ET
    Island of Profit in Sea of Red Ink

    In a new book Byrnes says only about a quarter of most company's efforts are actually profitable. The rest - roughly 40% are unprofitable.

  • What Stinks at Columbia Business School? Wednesday, 20 Oct 2010 | 3:19 PM ET
    Pac Man Keychains

    Columbia Business School wants students to clean up their acts. Literally.

  • "What I gleaned from viewing “The Social Network” was bigger and more important than whether the scenes and details included in the script were accurate," writes Eduardo Saverin a co-founder of Facebook in his first comments about the film.

  • Americans Not as High-Tech as Indians: Wipro Chairman Thursday, 14 Oct 2010 | 12:00 PM ET
  • Greed, as Gordon Gekko said, is good, but folks, power is better. Having power means getting what you want. Having power means being in control of your career and your life. But today too many people don't have the power they want or need to be in control. Here's your chance to fix that.

  • Who's Sleeping With The Boss Monday, 11 Oct 2010 | 4:06 PM ET

    Adecco Group, which consults in human resources, says that 17 percent of the 1,000 American workers it surveyed believe that having an affair with the boss can lead to a better, er, position.

  • Seven Ways to Nail That Dream Job Monday, 11 Oct 2010 | 1:38 PM ET

    A few imaginative ways to stand out from the slush pile of resumes.

  • CEO Blog: You're Better Than Your Job Search Friday, 8 Oct 2010 | 9:00 AM ET

    The Great Recession has created one of the most challenging job markets in recent history, the modern job search has changed, and job seekers are frustrated, depressed and confused. They feel down, and sometimes they feel like giving up. But it shouldn’t be that way.

  • Turn Your Employees Into ‘HEROes’ Friday, 1 Oct 2010 | 12:20 PM ET
    Jeb Goldman checking out Black Friday deals

    Armed with an account on Facebook, Twitter or any other social media site out there - an unhappy customer can savage a company's good name and reputation. One bad experience with the service call center can become the focus of an emergency Board of Directors meeting.

  • A Custom-Fit Job: The End of the 40-Hour Work Week Tuesday, 28 Sep 2010 | 10:18 AM ET

    Armed with the idea that, "Everyone deserves a job that fits" a new book makes the argument that it's about time to kill the old, inflexible 40-hour workweek.

  • Getting What You Want—The Power of Persuasion Wednesday, 22 Sep 2010 | 12:18 PM ET
    27 Powers of Persuasion

    Be it a parent or a boss, getting people to do what they don't want to do, takes a lot of cajoling, begging, threats - in short, it takes persuasion. Some people are very good at persuading others to do what they don't want to do - others fail miserably.

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  • CARSON CITY, Nev.— Nevada's jobless rate held steady in March at 8.5 percent, the same as the month before, the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Friday.

  • SALT LAKE CITY— Utah's unemployment rate increased slightly last month, the first time since last July the rate has climbed instead of falling. The Department of Workforce Services announced Friday that the state's jobless rate for March was 4.1 percent, up from 3.9 percent the month before.

  • RICHMOND, Va.— The Virginia Employment Commission says the state's jobless rate rose slightly to 5 percent in March. Virginia had seen its jobless rate decline for seven consecutive months, reaching its lowest rate in February since November 2008.

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