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  • Beyond Twinkies: Why More Workers Are Striking Friday, 16 Nov 2012 | 1:42 PM ET
    Beyond Twinkies: Why More Workers Are Striking

    As snack eaters mourn the loss of their beloved Twinkies— Hostess Brands says a worker strike is shutting them down—more employees across the country seem to have an appetite for walking off the job.

  • Three Percent Pay Raise the 'New Normal' for 2013 Friday, 16 Nov 2012 | 10:50 AM ET
    Three Percent Pay Raise the 'New Normal' for 2013

    Many U.S. workers can expect to bring home 3 percent more in 2013 than they did this year, according to forecasts from national compensation surveys.

  • A Part-Time Life, as Hours Shrink and Shift Sunday, 28 Oct 2012 | 9:21 AM ET
    A Part-Time Life, as Hours Shrink and Shift

    Retailers are relying on part-time workers, a trend that has frustrated millions of Americans who want full-time jobs.

  • Another Reason Workers May Stay on the Job Longer Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 4:19 PM ET
    Another Reason Workers May Stay on the Job Longer

    A new study suggests that many workers are waiting to retire at least until they are eligible for Medicare.

  • Bald Is Beautiful—and a Career Boost: Study Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 2:20 PM ET
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    Looking for an edge at work? Break out your razor. A new study says that men with shaved heads are perceived as more dominant, more masculine, and more suited for leadership roles.

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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
    Does Greece Need a 6-Day Work Week?

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

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    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.

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

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