Americans weigh in on fixes for the U.S. economy

Jul 19, 2012
Gallup's Frank Newport digs into the latest polling data on the cure for our economic ailments.
Posted In: employment, Taxes, 2012 election, Jobs

Finding new work difficult for older workers

Jul 13, 2012
Finding a new job in this economy is hard for everyone, particularly for those above 55. It takes more effort, sacrifice and a little bit of creativity.
Posted In: employment, Unemployment, Jobs, seniors, older workers

To stand or sit at work?

Jun 29, 2012
More officer workers are choosing to stand instead of sit at work. The trend may mean better focus and even a longer life.
Posted In: standing desk, office behavior, Health, job, employment, insurance

Skilled factory workers hard to find

Jun 21, 2012
A report says more than half of American companies are having trouble finding enough skilled workers to hire. Why don’t employers train workers instead?
Posted In: employment, manufacturing, CNC machines, skills gap

Dump that internship

Jun 15, 2012
Spending summers working for no money seems like something students must do to land a job after graduation. But author Ross Perlin says there's more value in flipping burgers during the school break.
Posted In: Commentary, internships, Jobs, employment, college

How to get a job, in charts and graphs

Jun 1, 2012
This week's Marketplace Money Piggy Award goes to a consultant who presented the interview process in witty, pithy infographics.
Posted In: piggy bank award, employment, job

Patent wars boost patent lawyers

May 29, 2012
With tech companies in expensive battles over patents and copyrights, intellectual property lawyers are in the money.
Posted In: patents, law school, employment, intellectual property

'Supercommuters' board airplanes to get to work

May 18, 2012
Think your commute is long? Turns out a rapidly growing number of commuters are flying to get to work.
Posted In: commute, planes, employment, Jobs

From little white to blatant: Lies are lies

May 18, 2012
We all tell little lies -- politeness practically dictates that we do. But there are some serious consequences when even small lies enter your resume.
Posted In: employment, resumes, lying, Jobs