• Compassion Inc.

    The author writes, "What has happened in the last 10 years is that, with the marriage of charity and consumerism, the focus has been moved from those in need—real people with real problems—to the consumer products that can attract the most popular celebrities and the charities that can attract the most corporate sponsors."

  • Delta's New York Flyers Get an Upgrade Thursday, 12 Apr 2012 | 12:58 PM ET
    Delta groundbreaking ceremony at LaGuardia Airport.

    Delta Air broke ground Wednesday at New York's LaGuardia Airport on a $160 million renovation and expansion project. Business travelers will soon see upgrades to lounges and easier access to gates between terminals. Improvements at nearby JFK are also underway.

  • Teenager looking for work

    A new survey conducted by Junior Achievement USA and The Allstate Foundation shows us our teens are no longer as confident in their ability to achieve financial freedom. The survey of more than 1,000 14-18 year-old teens found that only 56 percent think they will be as financially well-off or better than their parents.

  • CEO to CEO: Why Your Strategy is Failing Thursday, 12 Apr 2012 | 10:13 AM ET

    Gary Burnison, CEO of Korn/Ferry International and author of "The Twelve Absolutes of Leadership" explains how to make sure you set the right strategy and make it stick.

  • Market Hopes for Better News From Jobless Claims Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | 8:00 PM ET
    Unemployment line

    Still bruised by the March jobs reports, markets will be watching jobless claims to see if the trend towards job growth remains intact — or if it'll be a repeat of last year.

  • Media Rules for Jobs Report to Tighten to Prevent Leaks Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | 4:33 PM ET

    The Labor Department announced on Wednesday it plans to tighten its rules for the media to prevent leaks of the monthly jobs numbers.

  • What Is Your One Sentence

    In our world of information overload and short attention spans, what does it take to grab people’s attention? A good concise sentence will stop people in their tracks, writes the author.

  • 10 Signs That the Job Market Is Improving Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | 1:51 PM ET

    So, the job-market recovery isn't going as fast as you'd like, eh? C'mon, this is America  where anything is possible — our glass can be half full if we want it to! Here are 10 signs the job market is improving. (And yes, there's math.)

  • Facebook Fueling the Tech Bubble: Analyst Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | 3:06 AM ET
    A sign with the 'like' symbol stands in front of the Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

    Facebook's  $1 billion acquisition of photo app company Instagram will add more fuel to the much talked-about social media bubble, Michael Pachter, Managing Director for Equity Research at Wedbush Securities told CNBC.

  • Alcoa Is a Bright Spot in Troubled Market Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 8:49 PM ET

    An after-the-bell earnings beat by Alcoa could bring a bit of cheer to a market Wednesday that has once more become worried about Europe’s ability to contain its debt crisis.

  • The Worst Jobs for 2012 Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 6:17 PM ET
    The job market is making a clunky recovery and there are some bright spots, as was evident in the Best Jobs of 2012 list from But with the good comes the bad, hence the 10 Worst Jobs for 2012. CareerCast evaluates 200 professions to come up with the best and worst lists, adding and subtracting a few jobs from the 200 list each year in keeping with the times. So what makes a job one of the worst? High stress, high physical demands and a tough or dangerous work environment, according to CareerCast

    The job market is making a clunky recovery and there are some bright spots. But with the good comes the bad. Here are the 10 Worst Jobs for 2012.

  • The Best Jobs for 2012 Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 6:16 PM ET
    The job market has begun a decidedly ungraceful recovery: Jobs have been added to the economy for 18 straight months and several gauges are back at pre-recession levels, including jobless claims and wage growth. But the job growth isn’t always as robust as many hope for and projections suggest it will likely take until at least 2014 to regain the millions of jobs lost during the recession.If it’s one thing the recession has taught us it’s that not all job prospects are created equal. CareerCast

    Jobs in the U.S. are seeing a slow recovery after being hit hard by the recession. These are the top ten best jobs in 2012 picked from Careercast.

  • Stormy Skies Ahead for Euro: Strategist Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 2:16 PM ET

    It's game on again for the dollar-euro trade.

  • Yes, You Can Learn to Be More Charismatic Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 1:38 PM ET
    The Charisma Myth

    Contrary to popular belief, people are not simply born charismatic— innately magnetic from birth.

  • Judgement Calls

    Science now proves we often make mistakes - but now, you can lower those odds of making truly costly errors.

  • A Hot Trade in the Great White North Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 9:45 AM ET
    Canadian flag

    Blockbuster job numbers and a hawkish central bank will lift the loonie, this strategist says.

  • Inflation Fears Dent Small Business Optimism: Survey Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 7:30 AM ET

    After six months of rising optimism, small business owners came back to earth in March, expressing concerns with inflation and rising prices in the latest Small Business Optimism Index survey from the National Federation of Independent Business.

  • Earnings Season Starts as Stock Market Wobbles Monday, 9 Apr 2012 | 8:14 PM ET

    Earnings season kicks off with Alcoa’s after-the-bell report Tuesday, against the backdrop of a stock market pull back, which has shaved 3.3 percent off the S&P 500 since April 2.

  • As more legal and illegal immigrants stay home, there is concern about how it will affect the US labor pool, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • The New Cubicle Revolution Monday, 9 Apr 2012 | 11:13 AM ET
    The Work Revolution

    "Managers drive for conformity and consistency and dutifully, we show up to work the same time each morning in khakis and polo shirts, conforming to the “business casual” dress codes. But is this really the best way to run our businesses? Maybe we have it exactly wrong," writes the author.

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