PORTLAND, Maine— FairPoint Communications workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont have known it had to come to an end. Terms of their Verizon contract had carried over when FairPoint purchased the company's land-based telephone operations and had been mostly unchanged for 10 years. "We get that FairPoint doesn't have the deep pockets that Verizon had.» Read More
Is the dismal job environment reason enough for a soon-to-be-graduate to go right back to school? Not so fast, Carmen says.
The pace of economic deterioration has started to slowdown in some areas, said Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Wednesday.
Another round of layoffs was announced on Wednesday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment.
Police say vandals have attacked the home of Sir Fred Goodwin, the former CEO of Royal Bank of Scotland whose 700,000 pound ($1.2 million) annual pension has prompted public outrage.
I’m in a New York City subway. Seated across from me is a very muscular guy with a baseball bat that he keeps tapping into his left palm. He looks angry, and he’s staring at me as if to say, “It’s all your fault.”
And therein lies the problem with the qualification as a gateway credential for anything; by stressing such a short-sighted, narrow approach to what constitutes "success" in a business, we're nurturing a generation of potential leaders with less regard for the long-term stability of a business than there should be.
Global stocks were mixed on Wednesday as the enthusiasm over the U.S. Treasury's plan to rid banks of up to $1 trillion in toxic assets was tempered by investors' second thoughts over how successful it could be.
One Manhattan dry cleaner is offering an unconventional unemployment benefit: If you don't have a job and need an outfit for an interview, he'll dry clean it for free.
California's jobless rate will climb to a staggering 11.9 percent between April and June next year, and double-digit unemployment will linger in the nation's most populous state at least through 2011, according to a new economic forecast.
Positive developments out of Washington have stocks on a slow road to recovery even as the economy may continue to struggle, a panel said on CNBC.
Here are six strategies to help you do just that because you need to attract the right people to network with, the right opportunities that will be shared with you, and ultimately, this positive attitude will be evident when you are interviewing for that job!
Global stocks soared again Tuesday after investors cheered the U.S. Treasury's plan to free banks of up to $1 trillion in toxic debt, part of an array of measures designed to jumpstart lending and the economy. Experts tell CNBC the U.S. economy may be close to a bottom.
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Even in Pleasantville, the news gets bleaker by the quarter. Back in the fall, the Reader's Digest Association, the publishing and direct-marketing behemoth based in the Westchester County hamlet, posted an operating loss of $337 million for fiscal 2008.
The tough job market is prompting a growing number of women across the country to dance in strip clubs, appear in adult movies or pose for magazines like Hustler
The latest count of bonus money paid by AIG to execs exceeds $200 million and the outrage seems to be growing as the public’s awareness deepens
Global stocks were up Monday as anticipation of the details of US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's plans to buy up toxic assets boosted investor sentiment. But experts are concerned that the methods the US is using are not going to help the economy.
As companies look for ways to cut costs, a growing number are turning to non-traditional, more creative approaches to meet their goals. Furloughs are topping the list right now. Why? Because they address some of the problems that layoffs can create.
"Most high-earning execs will find their next job through networking," says one expert. "The old tricks are not working anymore. You can't just shop your resume around."
Whether it's the 5 O'Clock Club or groups formed in local communities by churches, colleges or activist groups, regular meetings of job seekers in today's economy are growing.