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  • Meet the Face of the Unemployment Crisis Saturday, 28 Mar 2009 | 11:26 AM ET

    A touching story about one man who went from executive, to janitor and back again.

  • Job Seekers Beware: New Online Employment Scams Saturday, 28 Mar 2009 | 11:24 AM ET

    With so many people hitting the web for job opportunities, it's no wonder the scammers are out in force. Here's what to watch for.

  • South Park Explains the #%^&-ing Economic Crisis Friday, 27 Mar 2009 | 3:34 PM ET

    The recession hit Comedy Central's "South Park" this week, as the cartoon potty mouths confronted job losses, store closings and hot dogs for dinner—again.

  • Forget What You've Heard—Stop Networking! Friday, 27 Mar 2009 | 2:37 PM ET
    Networking

    No, you are not making a good impression an anyone when you pass out your business card with your email address and phone number to virtually everyone you meet. In fact, your glad-handing behavior makes you look like a jerk at best and a loser at worst.

  • Google Cuts Another 200 Thursday, 26 Mar 2009 | 3:46 PM ET

    It was just a couple of months ago that Google confirmed that it would be cutting 100 employee recruiters, its first layoffs, and so symbolic in the wake of the nearly 14,000 workers the company has hired over just the past three years.

  • More Laid Off Workers Are Going Back to College Thursday, 26 Mar 2009 | 10:35 AM ET

    Realtor and mortgage broker Jullisa Kalish thrived in the property boom. Now that it has turned to bust, she is back in college working toward what she hopes will be a more robust career—as a bookkeeper.

  • In This Economy Can You Afford Diversity? Thursday, 26 Mar 2009 | 10:33 AM ET
    Diversity in the workplace

    When businesses are worried about just staying afloat, does diversity get tossed overboard?

  • Meet the Man Pres. Obama Credits With Creating New Jobs Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | 9:11 PM ET

    A real-life example of the stimulus bill at work, putting people back to work.

  • Ask The Experts: After College, Straight to Grad School? Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | 3:54 PM ET

    Is the dismal job environment reason enough for a soon-to-be-graduate to go right back to school? Not so fast, Carmen says.

  • Economic Deterioration Starting to Slow: Geithner Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | 3:28 PM ET

    The pace of economic deterioration has started to slowdown in some areas, said Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Wednesday.

  • Job Cuts Keep Coming—Is Your Firm On the List? Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | 2:06 PM ET

    Another round of layoffs was announced on Wednesday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment.

  • Home of Ex-Royal Bank of Scotland Chief Vandalized Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | 12:31 PM ET

    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.

  • Executive Strategy: How Long Is Good Eye Contact? Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | 12:16 PM ET
    Business people, eye contact

    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.”

  • A Crisis In MBA Culture? Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | 11:25 AM ET

    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.

  • Pros Say: Bank Plan 'Bribes' Buyers with Cheap Financing Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | 10:20 AM ET
    Barack Obama

    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.

  • Recession Special: Free Dry Cleaning for the Unemployed Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | 7:45 AM ET

    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 Jobless Rate to Approach 12% Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | 6:00 AM ET

    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.

  • Stocks Get Policy Boost, But Economy Lags: Experts Tuesday, 24 Mar 2009 | 11:22 AM ET

    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!

  • Pros Say: US Economy Close to Bottom Tuesday, 24 Mar 2009 | 5:35 AM ET
    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner

    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.