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  • Obama’s Goose Is Cooked Monday, 9 Jul 2012 | 11:49 AM ET
    President Barack Obama makes a statement on his birth certificate at the White House in Washington, DC, on April 27, 2011.

    He got another rubber chicken for jobs. Bring on Romney’s filet mignon.

  • Edible Arrangement's CEO and founder, Tariq Farid, tells Squawk Box why McDonald's was the best job he ever had and how it influenced the rest of his career.

  • Earnings Are the Next Big Test for Stocks Sunday, 8 Jul 2012 | 7:06 PM ET

    The impact of Europe's debt crisis on US companies is about to come out in the wash as second-quarter earnings season kicks off with Alcoa on Monday. Plus, China economic data.

  • Signs We Are Approaching a Zombie Economy Friday, 6 Jul 2012 | 3:28 PM ET
    Zombies

    Uncertainty about U.S. fiscal policy, Europe’s sovereign crisis and slower global growth have turned the U.S. economy into what feels like the walking dead, leaving businesses and consumers hesitant and reluctant to act.

  • Why Executives Are Losing Confidence: Deloitte CEO Friday, 6 Jul 2012 | 2:47 PM ET

    Joe Echevarria, CEO of professional-services firm Deloitte, told CNBC he’s optimistic about the outlook for the country but said Washington must do more to remove uncertainty.

  • Job Growth: Why the US Remains Stuck in Neutral Friday, 6 Jul 2012 | 12:51 PM ET
    Career Fair

    What the latest employment figures mean, experts say, is that getting the U.S. back to work remains—and is expected to be—a slow and painful process.

  • 10 Ways Companies Get Hacked Friday, 6 Jul 2012 | 12:22 PM ET
    When a person enters information on a website, like an email or credit card, it gets stored in that company’s data base. Those web-based forms are a simple tool for users, but they are also another way hackers can exploit a company’s system. Instead of inputting a name into the website, cyber spies can put in a specially crafted text that may cause the database to execute the code instead of simply storing it, Alperovitch said. The result is a “malicious takeover of the system,” he said.

    By attacking business computer networks, hackers are accessing company secrets and confidential strategies and creating huge losses for the overall economy.

  • Office Dogs Reduce Work-Related Stress: Study Friday, 6 Jul 2012 | 12:07 PM ET

    A recent study from the Virginia Commonwealth University found that employees who brought their dogs to work experienced lower stress levels throughout the work day, reported higher levels of job satisfaction, and had a more positive perception of their employer.

  • Hiring Now: Welders Wanted, Women Welcome Friday, 6 Jul 2012 | 11:09 AM ET
    Welder

    While millions across the country struggle to find a job, a small but growing number of women are turning to manufacturing and welding jobs for a paycheck.

  • June Jobs Report Could Put the Fed in Play Thursday, 5 Jul 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    Some economists are raising their estimates for the June jobs report but even if the number is better than expected, “I don’t think that would take QE off the table," one strategist said.

  • Mediocre June Jobs Data at Best: Boockvar Thursday, 5 Jul 2012 | 6:05 PM ET

    A “not too hot, not too cold” jobs report will not be good enough for markets, Millar Tabak’s Peter Boockvar told CNBC’s “Closing Bell.”

  • New Careers: Where Tragedy Became Triumph Thursday, 5 Jul 2012 | 4:39 PM ET
    In March 1999, Aedene Arthur’s son Aaron was killed in an avalanche while hiking Turnagain Pass outside of Anchorage, Alaska. This led her to become versed in avalanche safety and, eventually, to found As the name implies, the business specializes in emergency survival equipment. It sells kits for use in the home, office or vehicle. Apart from providing Arthur with her livelihood, the business also helps her feel like she’s providing a needed service.“I like the sound of selling survival and eme

    CNBC.com presents a list of people who survived tragedies and responded by creating new careers and businesses. These new ventures helped them cope and inspired others.

  • Taffy Company Stretches Out the Summer Season Thursday, 5 Jul 2012 | 12:31 PM ET

    While some people think you shouldn’t mess with success, especially a 114-year-old success, it’s always good to keep an open mind. Take Shriver's Salt Water Taffy company. Some new flavors and a robust social media site allow the third-generation family owned company to innovate while staying true to its roots.

  • HR Staffs, Recruiters Overlook Qualified Job Seekers Thursday, 5 Jul 2012 | 11:31 AM ET
    Job Application Rejected

    Despite the high unemployment rate, many businesses have struggled to find qualified candidates for an abundance of high-skill jobs in technology,  USA Today reports. Is it a skills gap — or a communications gap — that's contributing to sluggish job growth?

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    Enjoy the hot dogs and fireworks because after the Fourth of July holiday, the market will get hit with three job readings Thursday followed by the main event Friday — the June jobs report.

  • Want to Work With a Superhero? Could Be Annoying Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012 | 2:25 PM ET

    What would it be like to work with a superhero — Super awesome, right? Actually, it could be pretty annoying.

  • Business Owners to Vote With Money on Their Minds Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012 | 11:17 AM ET
    Ballot Box

    Small business owners, an increasingly disgruntled sector of the electorate, will be casting their votes with pocketbook issues at top of mind in this fall's presidential election, according to a nationwide survey of business owners.

  • Checking all those emails at home and taking all those phone calls after normal work hours is adding up to the tune of a month and a half of overtime a year.

  • America's Highest Paying Jobs 2012 Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 9:39 AM ET
    Average Salary: $112,160Current Employment: 272,320Pharmacists are not only responsible for dispensing prescription drugs, but also provide patients with information about the drugs, their potential side effects, and how to correctly use them. Pharmacists are required to have a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.), a 4-year professional degree. They also must be licensed, which requires passing two exams.The highest paid pharmacists in the country are found in the sparsely populated states of Alaska ($

    A salary is among the most compelling factors for individuals deciding on a career path, a degree or even where to live, since some areas pay higher salaries for the same position.

  • Financial Giants Are Moving Jobs Off Wall Street Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 9:01 AM ET

    New York’s biggest investment houses are shifting jobs out of the area and expanding in cheaper U.S. locales, threatening the vast middle tier of positions on Wall Street.

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