• 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.

  • Are You a Good Boss or a ‘Bosshole’ Thursday, 16 Sep 2010 | 12:12 PM ET
    "The Boss" nametag

    What better time than now for those truly great bosses to stand up and lead us to the promised land? A new book may help serve as the boss's bible.

  • 9 Job Tips You Can Learn From Politicians Wednesday, 15 Sep 2010 | 11:17 AM ET

    Politicians are really just job seekers in political clothing. Here are nine things you can learn from them that will help with your job search. (And, yes, cheating is one of them!)

  • The Art of Seduction—It's Just Business Tuesday, 14 Sep 2010 | 10:58 AM ET

    Why aren’t you the one who is getting noticed? Getting the big deals? Getting the promotion? Perhaps it is because as one author writes, you don’t know the art of seduction.

  • What Employees Want Monday, 13 Sep 2010 | 1:46 PM ET
    Young Employees

    There's a disconnect between what employers think attracts employees to their company and what actually attracts employees. Go figure.

  • Rebuilding Trust in the Workplace: New Book Thursday, 9 Sep 2010 | 11:49 AM ET
    Rebuilding Trust In The Workplace

    The importance of trust in the workplace is universally understood. Individuals, teams and organizations where high trust is present are more collaborative, dynamic and productive, the authors write but what happens when that trust is broken?

  • How Long Are Your Problems? Thursday, 9 Sep 2010 | 10:32 AM ET

    The fact that everything's temporary—your job, your company, jello mold—is painful when you're enjoying something good, but reassuring when you're not.

  • Many Teen Workers Are Going Jobless This Summer Wednesday, 21 Jul 2010 | 10:49 AM ET

    Several factors have aligned to hurt what was once a vibrant and reliable labor market, pushing  the unemployment rate to more than 27 percent.

  • Sluggish Growth for Rest of 2010: Goldman Economist Wednesday, 23 Jun 2010 | 5:44 PM ET

    The US should expect a notable slowdown in GDP growth, to ½ percent, during the second half of this year, Jan Hatzius, chief US economist at Goldman Sachs, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • States With the Highest Unemployment Rates Friday, 18 Jun 2010 | 10:58 AM ET

    Nationally, unemployment was at 9.8 percent in November. Click to see if your state has one of the highest unemployment rates in the country.

  • Unemployment line

    For the first time in four years, Michigan is no longer number one in state unemployment, according to government data released Friday. Nevada now has the dubious distinction.

  • The recovery will continue to be steady, but “sluggish and choppy” with a 1 ½ percent growth rate, and unemployment will remain high, at between 9 and 10 percent, for the next 18 months, Jan Hatzius, chief US economist of Goldman Sachs, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • The Top 10 Job Tips for the Class of 2010 Thursday, 10 Jun 2010 | 11:15 AM ET

    College grads might want to skip the beach this summer and jump on the networking if they want a job in this tough market. Plus, bragging, Googling yourself and more job tips for the Class of 2010.

  • Teens Face Worst Summer Job Market in 41 Years Tuesday, 8 Jun 2010 | 3:13 PM ET
    Teen movie theatre employee.

    Employment among 16-to 19-year olds in May had the smallest increase since 1969, according to a new report.

  • After Graduation, Where Should Grads Live? Friday, 28 May 2010 | 4:13 PM ET

    Even though the job market is slightly better than it was a year ago, college graduates will need to be flexible about the kinds of jobs they can expect and also be prepared to relocate to find one.

  • Best Cities For New Grads Friday, 28 May 2010 | 4:12 PM ET

    With a tough job market, many college graduates may need to look far and wide for a place to start their careers. Here are some cities they should consider.

  • Most States Show Improvement In Jobless Rates Friday, 21 May 2010 | 10:37 AM ET
    Job Search

    Most states across the country saw an improvement in employment in April as jobless rates dropped from the previous month, according to government data realeased on Friday

  • The highest earning jobs in 2009 were mostly in the health care field, ranging from surgeons to pediatricians, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which released its annual wages report on Friday.

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