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Your career success depends a lot on what you know, who you know and who likes you, according to this author.
What follows is a list of jobs that are not for anyone but those with very strong stomachs. Thinking of a career change? Here are some ideas.
"As I came to appreciate my partial responsibility for the meltdown, it dawned on me that people shouldn’t be rewarded by the State for helping to create the biggest financial disaster in eighty years," this former Wall Street exec writes, sharing his story of how he set out on a new chapter in his life when he decided to work for McDonalds....but couldn't get hired.
The sputtering initial public offering market may never again be as robust as it once was because there's much more incentive for the owners of growing, young companies to sell out than to go public, suggests one study.
Many of the productivity gains in China have taken place mainly in the export part of the economy, while productivity growth in many purely Chinese firms has lagged behind. Can future gains in Chinese productivity be large enough to compensate for a decreasing working population and big wage increases?
Here are five tips to help you with your presentations. The first tip - what you can learn from Jerry Seinfeld.
The youth unemployment rate is expected to show a "minimal decrease" in 2011 since its peak last year but the young, particularly in areas most hit by the crisis, are struggling to find jobs, the International Labor Organization said in a report released Wednesday.
As volatile markets and economic uncertainty keep investors on edge, companies are folding their plans to go public in record numbers.
Daniel Yergin's best-selling new book, "The Quest: Energy, Security and the Remaking of the Modern World" is an in-depth look at the state of the global energy industry that picks up where his Pulitzer Prize winning, "The Prize: the Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power" left off.
While investors wait to see if the Europeans will agree to a major boost in their rescue fund to backstop sovereign debt and the banks who own it, here at home the economic news has turned slightly more positive.
The author says he can "show how the average consumer with no previous financial education can outsmart Wall Street’s brightest by learning to identify game-changing information hidden in their everyday life."
Two market crashes and a couple of recessions later, 25 percent of all boomers don’t have anything saved for retirement and now find themselves in dire need of government services and potential bailouts of math defying pension plans.
The author writes, "I interact with thousands of leaders, managers, business owners and execs each year and I’ve yet to find any who believe that the work ethic represented in the current labor pool stands up to that of the labor pool twenty, ten—or even five years ago," adding, "It’s time to stop complaining about the lack of work ethic and take steps to revive it."
A Republican debate will play out in one of this city's glittering casinos, but the real battleground for next year's U.S. presidential election lies in the foreclosure-racked neighborhoods that sprawl beyond the Las Vegas Strip's bright lights.
The author says we're in what he calls the, "Era of Behavior" and that "our behavior now matters more than we thought and in ways we never imagined."
Green energy professionals gathered in Dallas for the Solar Power International conference to tackle the latest challenges in the solar power industry. CNBC's Jane Wells reports.
Athenians are tensely bracing themselves for three key events his week in the ongoing tragedy that is the Greek debt crisis.
We’ve put together a list of the world’s 10 largest publicly listed employers. Find out which companies have the world's biggest workforces.
Resourceful women should be taking steps to become board-ready, in order to take advantage of the increasing number of women elected to company boards, according to Molly Ashby, chairman and CEO of Solera Capital.
As Americans struggle to pay off underwater mortgages and student loan debt, some experts say simple changes to bankruptcy law could provide many with financial relief and potentially help the economy.