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  • Layoff to start-up: 8 tips from a successful entrepreneur

      

    Ted Leonhardt’s plunge into entrepreneurship was just that — a plunge. After working for a small graphic design agency for eight years, he lost his job and was facing an uncertain...

  • Applebee's to compensate autistic employee not paid for a year

      

    PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — He's worked for a popular restaurant chain for about a year, but never received a paycheck. But that will soon change for a man in Rhode Island. Read more:...

  • Top 25 jobs for work-life balance

      

    Have you "checked out" at work? If so, you're like seven of 10 Americans on the job, according to the results of a Gallup poll. Less than one in three people are committed and...

  • Wackiest 'sick day' excuses people have actually used

      

    MarketWatch posted a study by CareerBuilder, which looked at sick days and the excuses that people use to take them. Read more: Top 20 jobs in demand right now According to the study,...

  • More employers "upskilling" their employees

      

    Imagine going from working in maintenance at a hospital moving furniture to a highly paid nursing position. Or from working in a warehouse to working in the corporate office. More employers are...

  • Top 25 happiest companies to work for

      

    CareerBliss, an online career site, just released their list for the 50 happiest companies in America this year. The site ranked each company using eight factors that impact professional...

  • Top 20 jobs with the biggest salary increases this year

      

    Are you a barista? Maybe you're a chef or restaurant cook? If so, you can look forward to a growing bank account. Glassdoor just released a list of the top 20 jobs with the...

  • Sweden switches to 6 hour workday

      

    Have you "checked out" at work? If so, you're like 7 of 10 Americans on the job, according to the results of a Gallup poll. Less than 1 in 3 people are committed and enthusiastic...

  • Should sick leave be mandatory?

      

    In an age when some 40% of people have no sick leave at work, there's a big push to mandate employers to grant it across the country. Yet I think there's a better solution that doesn't...

  • The way to get paid for surveys that isn’t a scam

      

    Anybody who has ever searched for a work from home job has undoubtedly seen offers to get paid for taking surveys. Unfortunately, almost all these offers are a scam. Some are a trick to get...

  • American Airlines stops Marine vet, service dog from boarding flight

      

    LOS ANGELES — A Marine Corps veteran from Virginia claims that American Airlines stopped him and his service dog from boarding a recent flight. According to ABC News, Jason Haag –...

  • How to optimize your resume for employment gaps

      

    Are you currently taking a hiatus from paid employment? Maybe you want to stay home with your kids until they’re in school. Maybe you haven’t been able to find another job after a...

  • Real estate ad mocking moms still sparking online outrage

      

    ISSAQUAH, Wash. — From "working moms just can't catch a break" to "horrendously sexist" — the Internet has spoken out against an advertisement posted by...

  • Top-rated side jobs to make extra cash

      

    Whether you want to pick up a few odd jobs to help fund the holidays, you’re looking to pad your nest egg, or you just need a creative way to escape the traditional 9-5, having multiple...

  • The key to happiness in the workplace: FREE snacks

      

    You're surely nodding  your head as you read this -- a new study finds that providing free snacks and drinks in the workplace makes employees considerably happier than those who must feed...