A lay-off can be a pretty shocking thing, but take things one step at a time. Tess Vigeland talks to personal finance expert Liz Pulliam Weston about logical things you can do to prepare for a job cut.
Working at home may seem like an ideal convenience for a professional, but it can also get kind of lonely. Alex Goldmark looked into an event that aims to beat the freelancer blues by putting a bunch of them together.
Economists are forecasting a modest rise in unemployment numbers, but is it enough to call it a recession? Economics editor Chris Farrell tells Bob Moon the numbers indicate a downturn won't be too deep.
Teens face tough competition for sales and other jobs again this summer. Congress might lend a hand if it passes a bill to pump a billion dollars into summer job programs. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports from New York.
U.S. worker productivity increased in the first quarter of 2008 at an annual rate of better than 2% -- which is pretty good. But the underlying reason is that job cuts required the remaining employees to do more work. Dan Grech reports.
The New York Stock Exchange hopes to finish acquiring the American Stock Exchange by the third quarter of this year. As many as 75% of Amex employees may be laid off after the merger. Alisa Roth reports.
In Saudi Arabia, strict religious laws forbid women from driving. There's talk of changing that rule in the next couple of years. But in the meantime, it's keeping women out of the workforce. Kelly McEvers reports.