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Your Job, Your Life

  • Green Jobs Are Coming, But What's A Green Job, Anyway? Thursday, 26 Feb 2009 | 2:46 PM ET
    Winemaker Greg Allen walks between floating solar panels on a pond behind the Far Niente winery in Oakville, Calif. The winery is trying out a new approach in the volts-for-vines tradeoff, saving vineyard space by floating solar panels on a pond that recycles water left over from the winemaking process. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    Everyone—including President Obama—is talking about green-collar jobs. But there is still no consensus of what a green job is.

  • Don't Let Job Loss Take Your Family As Well Thursday, 26 Feb 2009 | 2:43 PM ET

    Studies show that when a spouse is laid off, a couple is more likely to divorce within a year than those who are both married and employed. Here's a few tips to reduce those odds.

  • 10 Recession-Proof Jobs Wednesday, 16 Jul 2008 | 11:27 AM ET
    Despite a slowing economy and layoffs in many idustries, certain professions remain in high demand and are expected to weather a recession  better than others.  Take a look at these  ten  recession-proof jobs, according to job site jobfox.com. 

    Despite a slowing economy and layoffs in many industries, certain professions remain in high demand.

  • If You're Thinking About Starting Over Thursday, 26 Feb 2009 | 5:01 PM ET

    Whether driven by layoffs, the desire for more meaningful work or a general sense of, well, blah, about their careers, a growing number of US workers are making the midcareer switch.

  • A Short Course On The Unemployment Line Thursday, 26 Feb 2009 | 2:55 PM ET

    For many Americans, the current recession is their first brush with unemployment. The newly jobless face a host of questions over how to navigate a system of unemployment insurance benefits.

  • 15 Highest-Paying Jobs Monday, 18 Aug 2008 | 11:02 AM ET
    Looking to make more money? Check out these jobs. The list, collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, varies from airline pilots to dentists but the medical field dominates. Click through to check out the 15 highest-paying jobs in America, ranked by their national average.

    Looking to make more money? Check out the 15 highest-paying jobs in America, ranked by their national average.

  • Riskiest Jobs Wednesday, 22 Oct 2008 | 2:12 PM ET
    Job seekers line up to interview with companies at the 4th Annual Asian Diversity Career Expo at New York's Madison Square Garden Friday May 6, 2005. Employers ramped up hiring in April, adding 274,000 jobs, enough to hold the nation's jobless rate at 5.2 percent. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    The weak economy has meant layoffs for many industries. But just how safe is your job? Take a look at these industries and workers, who are more vulnerable to layoffs than others.

  • Navigating the Job Crisis: Have a Plan Wednesday, 18 Mar 2009 | 3:27 PM ET

    The earthquake that crushed Wall Street has now torn apart Main Street. American jobs are disappearing at an unprecedented pace. Nearly everyone has been touched by this crisis – and it’s no wonder everyone is asking: where are the jobs?

  • States With the Highest Unemployment Rates Friday, 18 Jun 2010 | 10:58 AM ET

    Nationally, unemployment was at 9.8 percent in November. Click to see if your state has one of the highest unemployment rates in the country.

  • Jobs Breakdown by Sector Wednesday, 18 Mar 2009 | 9:41 PM ET

    Here is a breakdown of where the jobs are right now by sector. See what companies are hiring what types of jobs and in which states. Click through to see all major sectors.

  • Finding the Right Job-Search Tools Wednesday, 18 Mar 2009 | 10:11 PM ET

    With the nation in the throes of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression and an unemployment rate at its highest level in a quarter century, fear has become palpable. Even for the 90-plus percent of us still employed, job safety is now a relative term.

  • Hot Jobs, Cold Economy Friday, 12 Dec 2008 | 11:24 AM ET
    Despite all the layoffs, there's work to be had in the world of business and finance. Northeastern University’s College of Business Administration lists ten jobs that are still in demand by employers, based on hiring trends and feedback from recruiters. Check out where you might be able to land a job.

    Despite all the layoffs, there's work to be had in the world of business and finance. Check out where you might be able to land a job.

  • Web Extra: Jobs Experts Answer Your Questions Wednesday, 18 Mar 2009 | 10:14 PM ET

    The cameras kept rolling after Wednesday’s town hall, where our expert panel took even more questions related to the jobs crisis.

  • The Ten Best Jobs in America 2009 Wednesday, 7 Jan 2009 | 10:33 AM ET
    What makes a " good" job? Salary? Physical demands?  Stress  level?  As it turns out, numerous factors enter the good job/bad job equation.  has released  a  comprehensive ranking of the best and worst careers in the country. So, what are the 10 best jobs in the country? Click ahead to find out!  (Salary data is from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.)

    JobsRated.com has released a comprehensive ranking of the best and worst careers in the country. What are the 10 best? Click ahead to find out. (Salary data is from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.)

  • The Ten Worst Jobs in America Wednesday, 7 Jan 2009 | 10:33 AM ET
    If you think your job is bad, think twice... unless you've got one of the "worst" jobs in America today. It isn't much of a surprise that many of these low-rated jobs overlap with the . What's more, none have an annual salary above $40,000.  has released a comprehensive ranking of the worst occupations, based upon several key criteria, including salary, stress and physical demand. What are the ten worst jobs in the country? Click ahead to find out!

    JobsRated.com has released a ranking of the worst occupations, based upon several key criteria, including salary, stress and physical demand. Click ahead for the ten worst jobs.

  • Degrees in Most Demand Wednesday, 25 Feb 2009 | 12:18 PM ET
    College students graduating this year will feel the effects of the economic crisis in the job market. A survey conducted by the  found that employers plan to increase their college hiring by just 1.3 percent this year over 2008, the least in six years. Take a look at which degrees have the most drawing power in the job market, according to the NACE.

    College students graduating this year will feel the effects of the economic crisis in the job market. Take a look at which degrees have the most drawing power in the job market.

  • Life After Wall Street: Different Job, Less Money Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 10:48 AM ET

    There are jobs available, but  financial types will have to make drastic changes—including going into a different field, accepting less money and possibly moving.

  • Highest-Paying Degrees Friday, 12 Feb 2010 | 2:32 PM ET
    If you're looking to pull in a big paycheck right out of college, take a look at these 10 jobs with the highest starting salaries. Overall, the average salary offered to 2010 graduates is $48,351—down 2 percent from the 2009 average of $49,353. Here are the degrees that garnered the highest salary offers, according to the .

    Here are the degrees that garner the highest salary offers, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

  • Job Openings Are at Highest Point in Over Two Years Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011 | 11:31 AM ET

    Businesses in February posted the largest number of job openings in more than two years, evidence that hiring is picking up as the economy grows.

  • When Two Incomes Means Two Locations Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 9:24 AM ET

    American couples have increasingly been faced with parting temporarily to either make ends meet or find jobs in line with their skills. Here's a short guide to coping.

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