Economists cautiously hopeful ahead of monthly jobs data

Jan 4, 2013
Private payroll data points to an encouraging trend in service-related jobs that are key to economic growth.
Posted In: employment, Jobs, jobs report

Poll: Majority of Americans see economic difficulty ahead for 2013

Jan 3, 2013
When asked if the next year will be one of prosperity or difficulty, 65 percent of those surveyed see difficulty in their future.
Posted In: employment, Gallup, Economy

Report: Job cuts fall to lowest level since 1997

Jan 3, 2013
Last year saw the fewest job cuts since 1997 according to a report this morning from the job placement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
Posted In: employment, layoffs, jobs report

Narrowing Louisiana's wage gap.

Sep 7, 2012
Louisiana has one of the largest pay disparities between men and women in the U.S. But new legislation and a coastal restoration project may help bridge that gap.
Posted In: Wage gap, Louisiana, women, employment

It's OK to cry at work

Sep 7, 2012
A new study finds that crying at work has no negative impact on your standing with your company or prevent you from being promoted.
Posted In: Crying, employment, women, men

Can working from home increase productivity?

Aug 22, 2012
Our Freakonomics expert Stephen Dubner says there is evidence that working from home is better for you.
Posted In: Work, home, employment, Health

Who gets to have fun...at work?

Aug 9, 2012
If fun means fulfilling, education definitely helps.
Posted In: class, Education, employment, Richard Florida, Fun At Work

Eliminating debt, all in a day -- and night's -- work

Aug 3, 2012
A banker doesn't listen to her own advice and falls deep into credit card debt. She takes on a blue collar job to get herself back in the black.
Posted In: debt, white collar, blue collar, employment

The daily grind

Jul 27, 2012
Workers of all types talk about the challenges of doing their jobs successfully.
Posted In: employment

Finding the motivation to work harder

Jul 27, 2012
Can't find the drive to work harder? Motivational speaker Eric Chester has some tips on how to get re-energized about our jobs.
Posted In: work ethic, employment, Jobs