• Romney Campaign Expands Focus Beyond the Economy Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 12:25 PM ET
    US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney holds a child during a campaign rally at the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum in Denver, Colorado, on October 1, 2012.

    With the debates starting, Mitt Romney’s campaign appears to be expanding beyond its hope of making the election a simple referendum on President Obama’s jobs record.

  • Ikea

    Ikea is coming under fire for deleting women from the Saudi version of its bargain furniture catalogs. The Global Post reports.

  • ‘Slice and Dice’ Credit Card Deals Return Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 2:28 AM ET

    The summer holiday that went on the American Express card, the private indulgence charged to a Victoria’s Secret store card, the winter wardrobe that won’t be paid off until spring.

  • LinkedIn

    LinkedIn is a popular tool to help land a new job. Here's how to you use the site without alerting your boss that you've got one foot out the door.

  • Millennials Go Part Time for Full Time Pay Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 9:28 AM ET

    Younger professionals are turning to freelance jobs more aggressively than older peers. Is this a boom or crisis for younger workers?

  • Financial Services Groups Cut 9,000 Jobs Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 1:53 AM ET
    Martin Wheatley, managing director of the Financial Services Authority (FSA), speaks during a news conference at the Mansion House, in London, U.K., on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012.

    The financial services sector has cut 9,000 jobs over the past three months as business volumes and profitability fell for the first time in more than three years, the CBI employers’ group and PwC have reported, the  Financial Times reports.

  • 1 In 2 Employers Knowingly Hired Convicted Criminals Friday, 28 Sep 2012 | 12:40 PM ET

    According to the study, 51 percent of human-resource managers reported that their organizations have hired someone with a criminal record. AOL Jobs explains.

  • Surgeons

    Puh-leeeeeease! That job is so overrated. Here are the 12 most overrated jobs of 2012 and, lest you think no one noticed, the 12 most underrated jobs!

  • The 12 Most Underrated Jobs of 2012 Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 5:00 AM ET
    Median Salary: $82,190“With the amount of work and school being so high, the perception is that, ‘If I’m going to do that, I should just be a person doctor!’” Lee said.In fact, there’s a real shortage of veterinarians, he said. Plus, you get to manage your own schedule, and you don’t have to worry about health-care regulations!What’s more, Lee said, Look at the baby boom generation: “They are at the wealthiest stage of their lives, and they all have pets!”Boom! Demand

    The job listing and advice site, CareerCast.com, has come out with its annual list of the most underrated jobs. So, what makes a job underrated? Find out!

  • The 12 Most Overrated Jobs 2012 Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 5:00 AM ET
    Median Salary: $73,179 This hybrid left brain/right brain career may seem appealing and the perception is that you get to play with models all day. In fact, it’s always been grueling work, full of long hours, but it took a huge hit when the housing bubble burst — many architects had to go out of business because there isn’t enough demand for their services. But the housing market is starting to turn, finally, so stay tuned for next year – maybe it will change teams and be on the underrated list!

    Times change and professions that once seemed alluring may not be so glamorous now. Click for the 12 Most Overrated Jobs of 2012!

  • Regelbrugge: The Farm Labor Crisis: Imagined, or Real? Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | 2:12 PM ET

    In several recent columns, CNBC.com senior editor John Carney has dismissed any notion of a farm labor crisis, claiming that record farm profits suggest no such crisis exists. The senior editor’s all too common error is to grossly oversimplify American agriculture and draw the wrong conclusions as a result.

  • In Manufacturing Shift, Made in U.S. but Sold in China Friday, 21 Sep 2012 | 10:00 AM ET

    After generations of manufacturers have folded because they were unable to compete with imports, meet a New York business that has managed to crack the code.

  • QE3 Will Not Help US Consumers or the Jobless: Roach Friday, 21 Sep 2012 | 12:21 AM ET
    Stephen Roach, senior executive with Morgan Stanley

    The U.S. Federal Reserve’s latest round of quantitative easing is not going to bring down unemployment nor put more money into the consumer’s hand, according to Stephen Roach, senior fellow at Yale University.

  • Where the 47 Percent Live Thursday, 20 Sep 2012 | 4:58 PM ET
    Total Returns: 10,995,576Returns With Income Tax Liability: 6,760,829Returns With No Income Tax Liability: 4,234,747Nonpayers: 38.5%According to Kasprak, Texas doesn’t rank very high in terms of the factors that contribute to high populations of nonpayers. It is, however, second in the nation in terms of recipients receiving refundable child tax credits.“This indicates a higher-than-normal percentage of low-income people choosing to have children,” he said. “So that is likely a big part of the n

    Mitt Romney said "There are 47 percent of the people who pay no income tax." Who are these people, and why are they exempt? Click to see which states have the highest number of people who pay no federal income tax.

  • 3 Things You Need to Know About LinkedIn's Company Pages Thursday, 20 Sep 2012 | 10:48 AM ET

    The updated LinkedIn website focuses on engaging members, which will keep them on the site longer. Here's how to get the most out of the site changes.

  • Striking Chicago teachers and their supporters attend a rally at Union Park September 15, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. An estimated 25,000 people gathered in the park in a show of solidarity as negotiations on a labor contract continue.

    One of the most vexing problems for Chicago and its teachers went virtually unmentioned during the strike: The pension fund is about to hit a wall. Chicago is one of many cities in such a bind.

  • During an interview, how long does it take for a hiring manager to form an opinion about you? Not long, according to a new survey.

  • Create Your Own Job, Dirty or Otherwise: Mike Rowe Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 4:00 PM ET
    Mike Rowe of the television series 'Dirty Jobs' appears at an event to kick of American Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) advocacy campaign 'I Make America,' held at the Reserve Officers Association. The campaign is a national grassroots effort to strengthen American manufacturing jobs in the U.S. to improve economy and global competitiveness.

    On his show “Dirty Jobs,” Mike Rowe looks for people who are willing to roll up their sleeves and do whatever it takes to put food on the table. “It’s not just a tribute to blue-collar work and hard work, it’s a tribute to entrepreneurship,” he told CNBC’s "Street Signs."

  • Just in case you missed it, I wanted to share the 2012 Shortlist for the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year.

  • Top Countries for Small Businesses on LinkedIn Thursday, 13 Sep 2012 | 9:30 AM ET

    LinkedIn revealed new data that shows small-business professionals worldwide use the social-networking site. Here's how you can leverage the site.

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