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45 of the Weirdest Things Bosses Have Asked Their Employees to Do
Bad Bosses

45 of the Weirdest Things Bosses Have Asked Their Employees to Do

In a perfect world, your manager would always be a totally sane, rational human being. Unfortunately, we don't live in a perfect world.
Study: You Spent Way More Time on Your Application Than a Potential Employer Did Reviewing It
Employment

Study: You Spent Way More Time on Your Application Than a Potential Employer Did Reviewing It

Here's something to think about before you invest your entire afternoon on that job application.
Rose Leadem
U.S. Created 38,000 Jobs in May Vs. 162,000 Expected
Jobs

U.S. Created 38,000 Jobs in May Vs. 162,000 Expected

'There's one word for it, which is just shocking,' said Dan North, chief economist at Euler Hermes North America. 'Unfortunately it does look like a trend. It's not great news.'
Jeff Cox
Jobs Aggregator Glassdoor Raises $40 Million in New Financing Round
Glassdoor

Jobs Aggregator Glassdoor Raises $40 Million in New Financing Round

Glassdoor's sales have risen 100 percent each year on average for the last four years.
4 Life Lessons From Odd Jobs You Thought Had Nothing to Teach
Lessons

4 Life Lessons From Odd Jobs You Thought Had Nothing to Teach

Every job is a paycheck and a chance to learn something that will help you later.
Jeff Boss
Verizon, Unions Agree to Pay Raises, New Jobs to End Strike
Verizon

Verizon, Unions Agree to Pay Raises, New Jobs to End Strike

A tentative deal between the company and leaders of striking unions includes 1,400 new jobs and pay raises topping 10 percent, the company and unions representing about 40,000 workers said on Monday.
Confidence Is the Currency of the Future
Education

Confidence Is the Currency of the Future

Even though we are born curious and creative, more often than not, these qualities are educated out of us. It's time for change in the school of life.
Sebastien Turbot
How These Creative Go-Getters Used Social Media to Score Awesome Career Opportunities
Social Media

How These Creative Go-Getters Used Social Media to Score Awesome Career Opportunities

Sometimes, all it takes to get through the door is a bit of imagination, creativity and social-media know-how.
Lindsay Friedman
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
U.S. Jobless Claims Hit 14-month High; Analysts Blame Verizon Strike
Jobs

U.S. Jobless Claims Hit 14-month High; Analysts Blame Verizon Strike

Economists said the data did not signal a deterioration in the overall labor market.
Hire Team Members Who Are 'Willing to Turn Your Dreams Into a Reality'
Hiring

Hire Team Members Who Are 'Willing to Turn Your Dreams Into a Reality'

The founder of Soothe, an on-demand massage app that delivers relaxation, shares his formula for choosing the right talent.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
13 Social Media Power Tips for Getting the Job You Want
Social Media

13 Social Media Power Tips for Getting the Job You Want

With 65 percent of employers hiring from social media, it pays to "get social and get hired."
Matt Sweetwood
American Employees are the Happiest They've Been in Years
Job Satisfaction

American Employees are the Happiest They've Been in Years

An annual survey from the Society for Human Resource Management shows that job satisfaction is at its highest percentage in a decade.
Benjamin Snyder
LinkedIn Wants College Students to 'Swipe' Through Their Career Exploration
Linkedin

LinkedIn Wants College Students to 'Swipe' Through Their Career Exploration

The platform wants to help students figure out their post-grad plans.
Kia Kokalitcheva

Jobs -- or employment -- drive the economy and enable people to participate in the market as consumers and providers.