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  • Private Equity Gets a Bad Rap: Silver Lake Co-Founder Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 11:26 AM ET

    Although private equity is part of the larger capital markets that have driven growth and job creation in America, Glenn Hutchins, Silver Lake co-founder and co-CEO, tells  CNBC that private equity gets a bad rap.

  • Jobs Are Biggest Issue of Next Decade: Pandit, Others Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 7:18 AM ET

    Employment is the most important issue facing the world over the next decade, Vikram Pandit, chief executive of Citigroup, along with the other co-chairs of the World Economic Forum, told journalists in Davos Wednesday.

  • The Synergist - by Les McKeown

    The author writes there's a new mood out there among many successful execs - something called "precovery."

  • For Veterans, A Franchise Without A Fee Tuesday, 24 Jan 2012 | 11:34 AM ET

    One California-based technology company, TeamLogic IT, is offering veterans not just a job, but an opportunity to own a franchise, and potentially hire fellow veterans.

  • More Workers Moving for Out-of-State Jobs Tuesday, 24 Jan 2012 | 10:45 AM ET

    More Americans are moving out of state to get a job, a development that could cut unemployment and better match workers with positions, USA Today reports.

  • People Who Quit Their Jobs and Made Millions Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | 5:22 PM ET
    Brothers Shep and Ian Murray were miserable sitting behind desks at their corporate jobs in Manhattan. So in 1998, Shep Murray, an advertising account executive, and Ian Murray, who worked at a small public relations firm, quit their jobs within 10 minutes of each other. They took cash advances on their credit cards and, despite being told how “dumb” their idea was, started  — a tie company based on Martha’s Vineyard. Or, as the brothers like to say, they decided to trade in their business suits

    Here are 10 people who quit their jobs and went on to make millions, whether it was creating personal wealth or revenue for their company.

  • Bond Girl by Erin Duffy

    This former Wall Streeter writes, "The massive tectonic shift in the markets that took place in 2008 and continues today has resulted in many financial stalwarts suddenly asking themselves questions....like is any of this worth it?"

  • Blog: Rebuilding America With US - Not Chinese Steel Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | 11:01 AM ET

    America’s infrastructure can and should be built with American steel. That is why current Buy America provisions are so important, and why efforts to circumvent these provisions, such as California used in the Bay Bridge project, need to be stopped.

  • Homes of the New Tech Titans Friday, 20 Jan 2012 | 1:18 PM ET
    The new tech titans are building the tools that influence our daily lives, giving us games like Words with Friends, and the ability to stream our favorite TV shows wherever we are, on whatever gadgets we choose.But where do they rest their bleary eyes after their late-night hackathons? Some prefer a modest place to call home, belying their rock-star-nerd status. But others have splurged and shown that it really pays to be a geek after all.

    Some prefer a modest place to call home, belying their rock-star-nerd status. But others have splurged, showing it really pays to be a geek after all.

  • Cohan: Corporations Need to Think Like a Start-Up Friday, 20 Jan 2012 | 12:57 PM ET

    How do the best entrepreneurs manage to succeed so often and so convincingly?

  • An Indian man checks a new mobile phone at a shop in New Delhi on May 12, 2010.

    If you want to see who leads innovation and why, buy a ticket to Africa or India.

  • Stack of U.S. hundred-dollar bills

    According to a just-released poll, 40 percent of affluent Americans are now optimistic about the U.S. economy, the highest level of optimism in nearly six months. However, only three-in-ten think 2012 will be a good year for business.

  • Outrageous Deliveries Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012 | 2:21 PM ET
    When you want your business documents delivered the next day or the shoes you purchased off the Internet to be delivered to your door, you usually rely on FedEx or UPS. The transportation giants deliver almost 25 million packages a day. While most are your run-of-the-mill deliveries, others are a bit more unusual. Just think, someone has to get that panda to the zoo.We’ve compiled a list of the most outrageous deliveries, courtesy of FedEx and UPS. Click ahead to see the special deliveries that

    While many deliveries by UPS and FedEx are run-of-the-mill, others are a bit more outrageous. Find out what special deliveries required more than just a box and some packing tape.

  • Joshi: Education Evolution or Revolution? Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012 | 2:17 PM ET

    We have seen students try to navigate through this “data smog” with social sites, texting, e-readers, music devices and tablets. But are they really augmenting their schoolwork with the latest must-have inventions? Or are their studies suffering while they fall prey to digital domination?

  • The Wikipedia website has shut down its English language service for 24 hours in protest over the US anti-piracy laws.

    In a lighthearted send-up of the SOPA and PIPA protests, self-described "internet scientist" Forest Gibson, aka LaughPong, has produced a new version of Don McLean's "American Pie" called "The Day the LOLcats Died".

  • Bain & Co. Partner Consulted with Auto Task Force Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012 | 11:19 AM ET
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    Obama Administration officials working on a turnaround of General Motors and Chrysler asked for advice from the consulting firm Bain & Company, among other consulting firms, speaking to partners there at least twice, according to multiple sources familiar with the conversations.

  • iPad

    In 2012, the term “mobility” has become more than a pure wireless connection for consumers – it’s a gateway to access popular services, personal media and the cloud anytime, anywhere.

  • Employee Review Time: Three Ways to Give Tough Feedback Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012 | 12:21 PM ET

    Make sure your feedback is heard, understood, and actionable.

  • A previous story incorrectly reported that Mitt Romney's former firm, Bain & Co., was part of a team of consulting companies that advised President Barack Obama on a decision to shutter car dealerships during the auto bailout.

  • Jobs You Can Do Forever Thursday, 12 Jan 2012 | 4:49 PM ET
    In 2010, the average U.S. worker had been with his or her employer for 4.4 years, according to the  That’s a far cry from the 20-year tenure that’s been the American worker’s ideal since time immemorial, and it’s an indicator of an uncomfortable reality -- jobs just don’t last like they used to.While it may not always be possible to stay with the same employer for a few decades, it’s still possible to stay with one profession over the long haul. No matter how the job market changes, and no matte

    Jobs just don’t last like they used to, but it’s still possible to stay with one profession over the long haul. Click to see what some of them are.

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