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  • Employers are understandably concerned about social networking on the job. They’re losing sleep—I know because they tell me. In their eyes, the combination of work plus social media is a lose-lose. It’s a time suck for your sales guy to be social stalking a crush. Tagging photos is a big work distraction. But are these the real reasons behind businesses’ ban of online chatter?

  • Marc Faber: Obama's Job Package 'a Complete Joke' Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 9:02 AM ET
    Dr. Marc Faber

    Pimco’s Mohamed El-Erian might like what he sees in President Barack Obama’s $447 billion jobs package but not so Marc Faber, the author of the Gloom, Boom and Doom report, who is not happy about the President’s plan.

  • A Powerful Obama Speech Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 10:46 PM ET
    U.S. President Barack Obama, flanked by Vice President Joe Biden and Speaker of the House John Boehner, addressed both houses of the U.S. legislature to highlight his plan to create jobs for millions of out of work Americans on September 8, 2011 in Washington, DC.

    Judging from President Obama's impactful speech this evening, the Administration has at long last recognized the severity of America's unemployment crisis and the need for a comprehensive policy response.

  • NYSE Traders

    Markets Friday will debate the merits of President Obama's $447 billion jobs package and monitor G-7 finance ministers, who meet in France against a backdrop of weaker global growth and fears of financial contagion from Europe.

  • Job Postings on the Rise Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 6:15 PM ET

    Jobs are on everyone's minds lately, but CNBC's Jane Wells reports that job postings are actually on the rise.

  • Waiting for a New Blueprint From Bank of America Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 5:23 AM ET
    Brian Moynihan

    Brian T. Moynihan takes the stage at a Midtown Manhattan hotel on Monday to tell investors what is in store for Bank of America, but already the chief executive’s plans are generating the kind of buzz reserved for the opening of a Broadway show down the street. The NY Times reports.

  • Thursday Look Ahead: Big Day for Policy Talk Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 9:27 PM ET

    Markets will be watching three major policy speeches Thursday, including President Obama and Fed Chairman Bernanke, but the speaker that may be most dramatic may be out of Europe.

  • Don't Hold Your Breath Hoping Prez Triggers Rally Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 6:05 PM ET

    With jobs a make or break issue for the markets, all eyes are on Obama's jobs speech Thursday. But will he say what the Street wants to hear?

  • Bad Economy? A Good Time for a Steamy Affair Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 3:48 PM ET

    In tough times, some strained marriages crack. Others try to hold on until they just can’t hold on any longer. One thing’s for sure: Bad economies are good times for the cheating business — and other freaky stuff couples do to survive.

  • In Bullish Sign, These Companies Are Hiring: CEO Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 3:26 PM ET

    Although employment growth ground to a halt in August, many companies and industries are still hiring. In an interview with CNBC, Matt Ferguson, CEO of CareerBuilder, detailed the companies and industries that continue to hire.

  • Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans

    The U.S. economic outlook has "clearly" deteriorated this year, and "conditions still aren't much different from an economy still in recession," Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said.

  • How to Offer Lasting Career Advice Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 10:23 AM ET

    How often do you give advice? Advice isn't bad. When you have expertise, and the other person doesn't, your advice may be useful. I give lots of advice, for example, when coaching executives on presentations. But most problems aren't like that.

  • Ballew: Another Recession? Not So Fast, My Friend Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 9:58 AM ET
    What's Next?

    As a clearer picture of third quarter economic activity is beginning to take shape an interesting image is being formed. The quarter is starting to look like the picture of economic activity most forecasters were projecting back in May and June—before the summer of discontent emerged in Washington and in financial markets. For those fearful of another recession, I borrow that famous phrase from college football analyst Lee Corso: “Not so fast, my friend!”

  • Johnson: All Job Growth is Local Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 9:47 AM ET

    It would appear that capitalism has a developed a terrible dependency issue, turning hostile and violent when there’s nothing left in the punch bowl. Unfortunately, new fears of a double dip recession have emerged, the caked residue of weak economic growth and a soft job market. On the heels of a 30-year spending spree and the party of our lifetime, we find ourselves searching for our equilibrium once again.

  • Henes: Top 5 Economic Questions for the Fall Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 12:57 PM ET
    Construction Highway

    As fall begins, the economy is a mess. Unemployment is at 9.1 percent. The U.S. economy failed to add jobs in August. Consumer confidence is at record lows. The housing market is in despair. Europe is imploding. And, our political leaders cannot seem to put their differences aside to create some certainty and progress.

  • Start Something That Matters

    The Founder and Chief Shoe Giver of TOMS, is behind the growing One for One movement. As of April 2010, TOMS has given over 600,000 pairs of new shoes to children in need. In this guest blog, Blake Mycoskie shares his secret to success in life and in business.

  • Asia Stocks in a New Bear Market: Strategist Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 3:18 AM ET

    Asian stock markets extended losses for the second day in a row driven by concerns of a worsening euro zone debt crisis, with one expert saying a bear market has come to stay.

  • Job seekers read recruitment newspapers at a job fair in Shanghai, China.

    Working in China can be a great career experience,  however, there are some serious downsides, for one epect lower salaries and few perks

  • Recession-themed newsprint cuttings

    Friday’s disappointing US non-farm payrolls data showed no jobs where created in the US in August sending stocks sharply lower as fears over a recession intensified.

  • Think Your Boss Is a Psychopath? That May Be True Friday, 2 Sep 2011 | 6:33 PM ET

    Think your boss is a psychopath? That may scientifically be true.

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