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  • Facebook just passed the one billion user mark. That makes it the only employer on the planet capable of directly impacting a seventh of the world's population, except for the Communist Party of China.

  • European Countries With the Best Holiday Entitlements Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | 12:26 PM ET
    Statutory holidays: 28Public holidays: 8Workers in the United Kingdom are entitled to the highest number of holidays compared to anywhere else in the world.However, vacation entitlement are often more complex in the UK, since the actual holiday provision depends on company contracts and the treatment of public holidays. While employees are entitled to 28 days, firms are allowed to include the eight public holidays as part of the 28-day package. Therefore, some UK workers actually have fewer vaca

    Here's a list of European countries with the most mandated paid holidays per year, according to Mercer's 62-country report "Worldwide Benefit and Employment Guidelines."

  • Does Greece Need a 6-Day Work Week?     Wednesday, 5 Sep 2012 | 2:50 AM ET

    A six day working week is being demanded in exchange for a second Greek bailout according to one British newspaper.

  • For 25 years, the high-tech companies of Silicon Valley have been using Bon Appétit Food Management to serve healthy, and free, food right on the job.

  • Why Women Make Boardrooms Better     Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 1:45 AM ET

    "We have looked at over 2500 companies globally going right back to 2005, so we have a huge amount of data, we found that companies with more than one woman on the board outperform those with no women on the board by 26 percent," Michael O'Sullivan, UK research and global portfolio analysis managing director at Credit Suisse Private Bank, told CNBC.

  • 3 Social Media Lessons From the Olympics Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 3:38 PM ET

    There are lessons business owners can glean from Olympian social media mistakes. Some strategies for your business marketing efforts.

  • SHRM Conference Saturday, 28 Jul 2012 | 3:54 AM ET

    Human resource experts gather to discuss hot topic issues affecting the workplace.

  • Global Firms in China Upbeat on Hiring: Hudson Survey Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 5:34 AM ET

    This may not be the best time to look for a job, but in China employment prospects seem bright with multinational corporations (MNCs) looking to increase staff even as the global economic uncertainty forces firms across Asia to hold back, says a survey published Tuesday.

  • High-End Hiring Faces Headwinds     Friday, 6 Jul 2012 | 7:40 AM ET

    Russell Reynolds, RSR Partners CEO, provides insight into hiring trends in the C-suite, revealing that the shelf life of a CEO has decreased dramatically, from an average tenure of ten years to three years.

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • Bankers Fleeing Europe Crisis Head to Singapore Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 6:20 AM ET

    Several global recruitment firms have told CNBC they’ve seen a significant increase recently in the number of European bankers wanting to relocate to Singapore.

  • Health Care: Waiting Is the Hardest Part Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 8:55 AM ET
    American healthcare reform

    What many business owners, analysts and experts say is that no matter what happens with the Supreme Court, some sort of closure is needed to the healthcare debate.

  • Expats in China Grapple With Surging Costs Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 1:31 AM ET

    While China’s major business centers, Shanghai and Beijing are known to be among the most expensive cities for expats in Asia, the cost of living in other, less well-known Chinese cities is now surging.

  • 'Useless' Degree, Awesome Job Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 4:16 PM ET
    Summer is here, and along with high temperatures, shorts and flip-flops, another seasonal phenomenon is taking place — college students are graduating, and they’re taking their newly minted degrees into the real world in the hopes of landing a job. But what are their chances of finding work in their fields, or even finding jobs that don’t require them to ask if you want fries with that?Job seekers between ages 16 to 24 who are not enrolled in school and have attained a bachelor’s degree or highe

    Recent graduates with arts degrees face a jobless rate of 11.1 percent. With numbers like that, the degree probably seems useless. But many people have gone on to great success after earning “useless” degrees.

  • Countries With the Highest Unemployment Rates Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 6:57 PM ET

    We’ve put together a list of 10 countries with the highest unemployment rates among the world’s 50 largest economies. Click ahead top see the rankings.

  • Five Signs You May Get Laid Off Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 2:36 PM ET

    CNBC.com spoke with human resource experts to find out the five tell-tale signs that you may need to update your resume.

  • Cool Jobs You've Never Heard Of Friday, 25 May 2012 | 4:37 PM ET
    Technically, the recession is over, and on paper, there has been positive job growth for months. Unfortunately, “technically” and “on paper” don’t cut it for people who have been out of work for a long time. For the long-term unemployed, it’s time to start thinking outside of the box and looking for work that falls outside of the parameters of the everyday.What follows is a list of jobs that are obscure, unheard-of or otherwise out of the ordinary. Some of them pay well, some have salaries that

    For the long-term unemployed, it’s time to start thinking outside of the box and looking for jobs that are obscure, unheard-of or otherwise out of the ordinary.

  • Power Dressing for Success Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 2:33 PM ET
    “Dress for the job you want” goes the old adage. Today’s power dresser knows that clothes are an important part of projecting an image of success and confidence in the corporate jungle.“Power dressing is about learning to present yourself in the most dramatic way,” said Alan Flusser, owner of a New York City-based custom shop for men. “It’s about dressing in a manner that projects importance or success.”The road to haberdashery success is not as clear-cut as in years past, since employees have m

    Seeking to land that promotion or nail that key meeting? Power-dressing experts shared their top tips for projecting an image of success as you climb the corporate ladder.

  • Part-Time Athletes Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 5:22 PM ET
    On January 29, 2012, the New York Times ran a  about Greek Olympic athletes. The nation’s debt crisis has forced Greece to implement austerity measures, which affected its ability to fund its athletes’ training.Their stipends are chronically late, their training centers have closed and their coaches aren’t being paid. It’s a surreal situation for the birthplace of the Olympics to find itself in.As in Greece, the governments of many other countries throughout the world have financed the athletic

    Many countries finance their Olympic competitors, but not the United States, where athletes fund their own training.

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