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    “If you job hunt like everyone else, you’ll wind up like everyone else," one career coach says. Here are some ways to set yourself apart — and get the job you want.

  • IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn

    Youth unemployment in Egypt and Tunisia was a ticking "time bomb", IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn told CNBC Tuesday, adding that he had warned of such a situation developing back in the summer.

  • Gene B. Sperling, an American economist and political expert.

    The Obama administration is hoping that the US economy will grow 4 percent this year, leading to a fall in unemployment , Gene Sperling, director of the National Economic Council, told CNBC Monday.

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  • Monster.com

    Monster CEO is responding to a report by CNBC that some companies are frequently using social networking sites to recruit and hire workers, which poses a potential threat to Monster's business.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.

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  • Companies and cities are offering so many rewards for people who do green things, you'll no longer feel like a hippy for going green, you'll feel like a VIP! As you go through your day doing green things, you may be handed free breakfast, cash and other VIP swag. In some places they’re starting to offer special driving and parking privileges. Heck, one Olympic town is so serious about their green, they’ll give you a gold medal! "Incentivizing green behaviors is one of the most effective ways to

    Companies and cities are offering so many rewards for people who do green things, you'll no longer feel like a hippy for going green, you'll feel like a VIP! Check out some of the coolest perks for going green.

  • Egyptian demonstrators hold up placards during a protest in central Cairo to demand the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak and calling for reforms.

    Egypt's benchmark index recorded its biggest drop in over two years Thursday, plummeting more than 10 percent as anti-government protests rattled investor confidence and left Hosni Mubarak's regime facing its most serious challenge in years.

  • As snow blankets the Northeast, the "Fast Money" traders consider whether the cold is throwing off economic figures.

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    At the World Economic Forum in Davos, CNBC held a keynote session asking if the rise of the East is assured and what that will mean for the jobs market in America and Europe.

  • The winter blahs are starting to set in, leaving many a cubicle dweller staring longingly beyond the grey half walls that surround them on three sides, wondering what else is out there. In fact, there are quite a few cool and in-demand jobs outside the cubicle. Some capitalize on the demand for health care as Baby Boomers come of age, while others capitalize on the trends in technology and social media. Whatever the reason, these jobs aren’t bound by Dilbert-onian rules. “I think many people sec

    There are quite a few jobs in demand right now that don't involve being walled in like Dilbert. Here are a dozen of the coolest jobs outside the cubicle.

  • Richard Trumka in Davos

    President Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday night highlighted the need for common or shared sacrifice. One of the ways American workers may be asked to share in on there sacrifices is perhaps to cut back on some of there benefits.

  • Davos 2011 - A CNBC Special Report

    A focus by countries on developing a skilled workforce through improvements in education is necessary, according to participants in a CNBC debate at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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    Walt Disney has laid off a significant portion of its gaming studio employees, the company confirmed Tuesday.

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    Faced with yawning budget gaps and high unemployment, California, Michigan, New York and several other states are attacking both problems with a surprising strategy: helping ex-convicts find jobs to keep them from ending up back in prison. The New York Times reports.

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    Policy makers are working behind the scenes to come up with a way to let states declare bankruptcy and get out from under crushing debts, including the pensions they have promised to retired public workers, the New York Times reports.

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    Going through one of the worst economic sagas in US history has thrown the country into two types of depressed states: a financial one and a psychological one.

  • Barack Obama

    President Obama, strengthened by his adjustment to GOP gains and his response to the Tucson shootings, saw his approval rating rebound to 53% from 45%, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.

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    Job growth has been very slow in the recovery, and Congress has passed much legislation allegedly to encourage hiring. Yet the White House is now talking about raising the minimum wage to $9.