More than a dozen categories of jobs are exempt from the minimum, currently $7.25 an hour. Tom Harkin, D- Iowa, would gradually raise the minimum to $10.10 by 2016. The Congressional Budget Office estimates it would mean higher earnings for 16.5 million workers— but also would cost 500,000 others their jobs.» Read More
Most people will agree that conducting a job search, especially in this economy, is a necessary evil. I agree that it’s necessary, but I disagree that it’s evil.
NOT SEEN ON T.V.: Find out what you can do right now to secure yourself, including how something called 'e-time' can help keep you employed.
We'll never get the sustained marketwide rally we need until President Obama steps in to save this sector.
If you don’t have any idea what you’d do tomorrow if your job went away today then consider this your wake up call.
Another round of layoffs was announced by big-name companies Monday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment.
An "intense recession" is likely through spring despite a surprising climb in leading economic indicators, the Conference Board said.
President Obama has wasted no time since taking the oath less than one week ago. The President has gathered congressional leaders to lobby for an aggressive economic stimulus package and he’s selling an ambitious agenda of economic overhaul straight to the American people.
The number of American workers filing new unemployment claims last week soared to almost 600,000. A record number of well-educated college grads will join the millions now looking for work in just a few months - And to turn this squeeze play into a trifecta, consider the tens of thousands of retired Americans who may decide to become UN-retired in 2009.
If you’re thinking of strategies to jumpstart your career or job search, remember George. Do the opposite. Mix it up. Make it different.
NOT SEEN ON T.V.: With layoffs mounting, no one feels safe. Find out when you can expect the carnage to stop and what you can do in the meantime.
Who better to ask than a man who has the new president's ear? Find out what he had to say about Steve Jobs and Apple, creating white-collar jobs and America's next "man on the moon" moment.
More companies announced layoffs as the employment picture continued to dim.
And other things we can all do to help right the ship.
Your “pitch” aka your “elevator pitch” aka your “30 second intro” is one of the most important things you’ll need for your job search. If done well, it can literally open doors for you and individuals will want to continue that conversation that can lead to that terrific job. Stumble on your pitch, and doors can literally slam shut!
Unemployment rose to 6.1 percent in Britain in the September-November quarter, the highest rate in nearly 10 years, the government said Wednesday.
When it comes to research, nothing could be more UN-cool or “yesterday” than the local public library. I know people who haven’t been to a library in decades – literally. Well, reports of the death of the library have been greatly exaggerated.
Even on Inauguration Day, companies continued to announce layoffs, reinforcing the challenges facing Barack Obama.
It happens everyday. You’re in the middle of a sentence – you could be giving a presentation, leaving a voice mail, talking to yourself – and you lose your train of thought. What should you do?
Bank of America may slash as much as 4,000 jobs in its capital markets units starting this week, the Financial Times reported on its Web site quoting executives familiar with the matter.
Turnover at the top, presents an unique opportunity and set of challenges for a new leader to deal with, and managing the transition is the first step to ensuring success in any executive role. Fortunately, there's one fairly high-profile transition going on right under our noses, with the new guy and his team set to finally take the reins on Tuesday.