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May 17, 2015
The 10 Interview Questions You Didn’t Realize Are Illegal
Twenty percent of hiring managers have asked illegal questions during an interview without realizing it.
March 22, 2015
5 Crazy Reasons You Could Get Fired
Have you ever been let go from a job? Sometimes, people are fired for random or ridiculous reasons.
February 06, 2015
An Investment In Human Capital May Be The Fix We Need
A recent speech by the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond explores the idea of human capital in our society. Here's why it's important.
January 05, 2015
5 Signs Your Job Isn’t Going Turn Into a Career
Not all good jobs turn into good careers. Where are you headed?
December 30, 2014
Why Businesses Need to Hurry Up and Hire Faster
The hiring process can move along at a glacial pace. Here's why that not only hurts applicants, but those hiring as well.
December 24, 2014
5 Ways You Can Use Your Job to Benefit Others
We all have to work, but we have to go out of our way to help others. Here's how you can do both.
December 22, 2014
Pay Up: Raising The Minimum Wage Doesn’t Destroy Jobs
New data shows that states raising their minimum wage have seen an uptick in employment numbers. Is this proof that increased wages do not destroy jobs?
December 15, 2014
5 Mistakes Even Good Bosses Can Make
While employees often worry about upsetting their bosses, sometimes we forget that even bosses make mistakes.
December 10, 2014
7 of the Highest-Paying Jobs in the Highest-Paying Fields
Curious about the highest-paying careers in the U.S.? A recent survey by the BLS shows just who is rolling in the big bucks.
November 29, 2014
These 10 Careers Are the Most Demanding
Think your job is stressful? These 10 careers represent some of the most emotionally and physically taxing jobs there are; how does your job measure up?
November 27, 2014
6 Things to Try If You Can’t Find a Job
If feel as though you’ve applied for every available job all to no avail, don't panic. You're not alone.
November 25, 2014
4 High-Value Jobs That Don’t Pay Nearly Enough
There's not always much of a link between how valuable a job is and how much it pays.
November 17, 2014
5 Secrets People Should Keep From Their Coworkers
How well do you know the people you work with? How well do they really know you?
November 13, 2014
5 Worst Cities to Find Employment
The worst jobs markets have consistently seen high unemployment rates. Job opportunities may also be limited in these areas.
October 28, 2014
5 Great Jobs for High School Students
Looking for a part-time job for yourself or your child? Here are five great jobs for high school students.
September 27, 2014
5 Ways Low-Performing Employees Affect Everyone in the Workplace
When a company hires too many low-performing employees, everyone suffers.
September 05, 2014
Jobs Friday Brings Bad News, But the Labor Market Will Be Ok
Sometimes economists grossly overestimate. Friday’s jobs report from the Department of Labor took analysts by surprise.
September 04, 2014
Here’s Where the Labor Market is Heading
The labor market appears to progressing back to health steadily. But appearances aren't everything.
August 28, 2014
If the Jobs Recovery Is ‘Real,’ Why Are Economic Fears Lingering?
Despite news that GDP grew a better-than-expected 4.2 percent in the second quarter and emerging unemployment remains low, the story of growth is complex.
August 21, 2014
Here’s Why August Job Growth Could Be Strong
If the past five weeks can be taken as the beginning of a new trend, then the weekly first time jobless claims are evidence of stabilization.
August 20, 2014
Need a Job? The 10 Best States for Jobseekers
For new college grads or those that are looking to get back on their feet, each state has a number of positives and negatives. Here are the top ten states for jobseekers.
August 14, 2014
Jobless Claims: Despite Increase, Labor Market Is ‘Having Lift-Off’
Last week's modest uptick in jobless claims is not surprising, nor alarming.
August 07, 2014
U.S. Economy: Are Falling Jobless Claims Evidence of Future Strength?
First-time applications for unemployment benefits remain near pre-recession lows.
August 01, 2014
July Job Creation Slows, But Is Economy Doing What It’s Supposed to?
Is the U.S. economy “doing what it should” by creating more than 200,000 jobs -- a level considered to be an important benchmark of economic health?
July 31, 2014
Yellen Has Labor Market Blues, But Full Employment Is as Close as 2016
When more people are employed, consumers have more cash at their disposal, meaning more money is being spent and businesses hire more employees.
July 10, 2014
Are Falling Jobless Claims a Sign June’s Hiring Flurry Wasn’t a Fluke?
Jobless claims -- which serve as a proxy for layoffs -- are once again trending near a seven-year low.
July 09, 2014
Plenty of Jobs But Slow Hiring: Do Americans Lack Employable Skills?
The U.S labor market is facing a peculiar situation: job openings are up, but hires are flat.
July 03, 2014
Here’s Why the Labor Market’s Baby Steps Made Investors Cheer
In many ways, the Department of Labor’s June Employment Situation Report was proof that the underlying trends in the U.S. labor market are strengthening.
July 02, 2014
Here’s Why June Was a ‘Welcome Boost’ for the Labor Market
In June, private sector employment experienced its best growth since November 2012.
June 29, 2014
5 Ways to Keep Your Resume Fresh When You Can’t Find a Job
Just because you can't find a job doesn't mean that you should stop updating your resume.
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