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These Skills Will Boost Your Salary by 20 Percent
job skills

These Skills Will Boost Your Salary by 20 Percent

A new study also looks at the disconnect between recent college grads who think they are ready for the workforce and the hiring managers who disagree.
Carolyn Sun
How This Franchisee Is Giving Hope -- and Jobs -- to the Disabled Community
Franchisees

How This Franchisee Is Giving Hope -- and Jobs -- to the Disabled Community

Disabled people make great employees. That's why this Tim Hortons owner keeps hiring them.
8 Ways to Create a Strong Internship Program for the Summer
Internships

8 Ways to Create a Strong Internship Program for the Summer

Internships have the ability to impact young people for the rest of their lives.
Lauren Berger
Smokers Get Burned When it Comes to Payday
Smoking

Smokers Get Burned When it Comes to Payday

A new study suggests that smoking not only harms to physical health, but finances too.
We're Turning Into a Freelance Nation. Here's What That Looks Like.
Freelancers

We're Turning Into a Freelance Nation. Here's What That Looks Like.

Technology has facilitated a global market shift that provides more options for freelance employees.
Russ Fujioka
10 Hilarious Signs You Should Not Take That Job (Infographic)
Jobs

10 Hilarious Signs You Should Not Take That Job (Infographic)

#3: 'We're looking for a rock star ninja beast for a unique opportunity.'
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Dear Politician: If Small Business Is So Important, How Do You Explain These Facts?
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Dear Politician: If Small Business Is So Important, How Do You Explain These Facts?

The economy runs on private-sector job growth. Why is that so hard to understand?
Susan Solovic
The Robots Are Coming. Is Your Job Safe?
Creativity

The Robots Are Coming. Is Your Job Safe?

If you're a bartender, probably not, according to a new report.
Laura Entis
Finding a Good Small Business Job is Getting Harder
Hiring

Finding a Good Small Business Job is Getting Harder

Small businesses are doing a lot more without having to hire new workers.
Scott Shane
Advice for Older Americans Seeking Employment
Job seekers

Advice for Older Americans Seeking Employment

Give your own motives a deep assessment, avoid your biases and market yourself for the current-day work world.
Gabriel Bristol
5 Questions Struggling Entrepreneurs Must Ask Before Taking a Job
Radicals & Visionaries

5 Questions Struggling Entrepreneurs Must Ask Before Taking a Job

When your dream of self-employment is threatened, when should you suck it up and work for someone else?
Lisa M. Blacker
Study: It's Better to Start a Business While You're Still Employed Elsewhere
Radicals & Visionaries

Study: It's Better to Start a Business While You're Still Employed Elsewhere

A new study finds that entrepreneurs who start companies while still employed at their day jobs are a third less likely to fail.
Nina Zipkin
Entrepreneurship Is Both Job Creator and Job Alternative
Economy & Small Business

Entrepreneurship Is Both Job Creator and Job Alternative

Sift the economic data and you find entrepreneurs are both seizing opportunity for themselves and creating it for many more.
Bill Clerico
A Reality Check for Anyone Eager to Work for a Startup
Working at a Startup

A Reality Check for Anyone Eager to Work for a Startup

Brutal hours, low pay, stock option souvenirs, smart people with good ideas routinely going broke. You can fall in love, again, with your day job.
Iman Jalali