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    "Sometimes we go out looking for our life’s work, and sometimes it finds us. Getting into the music business was not something I had dreamed about, or even considered when planning my life and career," says Kelli McGarraugh, President, MD Records.

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    Sheila Harrell started her career at FedEx unloading packages; today she's in charge of 6,000 customer relations representatives around the world.

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    Women assume success is about the performance, about working harder and harder and achieving good and measurable results. Hard work is important, of course, but it is never the tiebreaker when management is looking for a candidate to promote.

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    Women are redefining success by leaving corporate America, working toward not only creating an acceptable work-life balance, but building a successful business.

  • Employees who call in sick normally get most of the blame for lost productivity, but a phenomenon known as “presenteeism” has been gaining notice, as well. Defined as the act of coming in to work when you’re sick and doing a third-rate job as a result, presenteeism costs businesses billions of dollars a year in lost productivity.If presenteeism is damaging to businesses, then it would stand to reason that the workplace would be better off if sick workers stayed home until they got better. When t

    Coming in to work when you’re sick costs businesses billions a year in lost productivity, but many workplaces can make employees sick. Here are 10 ways that your work may be killing you and your employer.

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    Fed Chairman Bernanke seems to be suggesting that the Fed should try to target the long-run unemployment rate — a move that may make him the Don Quixote of monetary policy.

  • Is This Rally Sustainable?

    Mark Luschini, Janney Montgomery Scott chief investment strategist and Rich Ross, Auerbach Grayon global technical strategist.

  • Risk & You - A CNBC Special Report

    Not only are few companies creating jobs, others are trimming their payrolls. Together that's made job security a precious commodity.

  • Job Search

    Don't lay low.  Be proactive.  Assess the vulnerability of your company and position by understanding the evolving business strategy  and how your unit and specific function fit into the overall scheme.

  • LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 08: A rioter throws a rock at riot police in Clarence Road in Hackney on August 8, 2011 in London, England. Pockets of rioting and looting continues to take place in various boroughs of London this evening, as well as in Birmingham, prompted by the initial rioting in Tottenham and then in Brixton on Sunday night. It has been announced that the Prime Minister David Cameron and his family are due to return home from their summer holiday in Tuscany, Italy to respond to the

    The increasingly difficult economic environment for young people is the biggest challenge developed economies face today, a senior trader told CNBC.com.

  • Empty Wallet

    In a grim sign of the enduring nature of the economic slump, household income declined more in the two years after the recession ended than it did during the recession itself, new research has found, reports the NYT.

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    Even in a nation with 9.1 percent unemployment , German conglomerate Siemens says it is still having a hard time filling 3,000 jobs in the U.S.

  • Should 'Occupy Wall Street' Worry Banks?

    Discussing whether banks should be worried if the "Occupy Wall Street" protests gain support from President Obama, with Alex Sanchez, Florida Bankers Assosciaton president and Gary Weiss, former portfolio and Businessweek writer.

  • Hunting For Skilled Workers

    The BLS reports that as of July, there were more than 3 million job openings in America. Discussing the problem CEOs have trying to find skilled workers, with Peter Solmssen, Siemens AG.

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    Investing in the U.S. isn't really about the U.S. anymore. It's about parsing the daily news coming out of Europe and figuring out whether the debt crisis there is fixed yet.

  • Playing the Employment Report

    Insight on how traders are playing the market since the release of the employment report, with Joe Greco, Meridian Equity Partners and Warren Meyers, DME Securities.

  • Employers added 103,000 jobs for September and the Labor Department also revised reports from the two previous months to show companies hired at a better pace than first estimated. Discussing the jobs report and looking ahead to the earnings season, with Keith McCullough, Hedgeye Risk Management CEO.

  • US at Risk of Recession?

    Jeffrey Saut, Raymond James, and Michelle Girard, RBS, discuss the chances the US will hit another recession ahead of the hotly-anticipated employment report Friday.

  • 'Positive Signs' in World Job Markets

    "Let's not just say, 'The whole jobs market has gone, everything is a disaster.' There are positive signs globally. What you have got to do with the job market is really understand the locum job market: it is not just one market. Everything does not operate just like the US, just like the UK. Job markets are very specific," David Arkless, president of corporate and government affairs at Manpower Group, told CNBC.