Employment & Military / Employment Trends & Job Market

  • New Overtime Rules Won't Benefit As Many As Expected

      

    Millions of employees could be eligible for overtime for anything worked over 40 hours under new proposed OT rules. But all the ballyhoo about the change overlooks one important...

  • 5 Free or Cheap Tips for Finding a Job

      

    Looking for a job can be a cruel, disheartening process. I know because I recently went through it. I spent about six months facing constant rejection before finally landing my next great job....

  • The #1 Worst Mistake You Can Make With Your 401(k)

      

    Are you guilty of making what SmartMoney  magazine once called "the dumbest investment move" in your 401(k) at work? I have never been a fan of putting retirement money in...

  • This Company Offers a Year's Paternity Leave for Dads!

      

    By Cox Media Group National Content Desk The Virgin empire is giving even more perks to its employees. Last year the mega company introduced unlimited vacations.  This year, Richard...

  • Why Now Is the Best Time To Ask Your Boss for a Raise

      

    New data shows that job openings are at the highest level since records started being kept at the beginning of the millennium. Job openings stand at 5.4 million for April, the most recent month...

  • Lunch Lady: I Was Fired for Feeding Kids Who Couldn't Afford Food

      

    By Cox Media Group National Content Desk AURORA, Colo. — A school lunch lady is out of a job after being fired for giving lunches to kids who didn't have any money. Della Curry...

  • 5 Ways To Get a Great Paying Job With Minimal Education

      

    It has been so frustrating to me that at a time when pay checks are hollowing out and people are underemployed, there are 5 million jobs across the country going unfilled. Why? Because employers...

  • Top 10 Jobs In Demand Right Now

      

    We're in an age when there's a real disconnect between skill sets and job openings. That's created a lot of demand in some high-paying fields. Many of the job openings that are...

  • Highest Paying 2-Year Degrees

      

    Two new reports provide ammunition to rebut the many complaints you hear these days that college isn't worth the cost. Check out these highest-paying 2-year degrees... Monster.com has a...

  • 5 Ways To Make an Extra $5,000

      

    Are you living within your means and using a budget to help you track spending and cut costs, but still struggling to make progress with your financial goals? You’ve probably read every...

  • Top 10 Hot Jobs and Top 20 Best-Paying College Majors!

      

    So many people have been unemployed or underemployed over the last 7 years. At a time when it seems the doors are closed, where is the opportunity? I've talked pretty extensively in the...

  • How To Establish Your Own Side Hustle

      

    Convinced you need a side hustle in order to boost your income and fast-track your financial goals -- but not sure how to get going? Anyone, including you, can establish and successfully monetize...

  • Run a Free Background Check on Yourself

      

    Have you seen what's out there on the Internet about you? I've got some free ways for you to get it done.We're in an era when many online databases are publicly available. But the info that's...

  • New Ways for Employers To Make Affordable Payday Loans to Workers

      

    Payday lenders offer consumers an easy way to bury themselves under mounds of debt. The typical payday lender allows you to walk into their establishment, turn over a personal check that's...

  • Why Working for Yourself Is the New Job Security

      

    The younger members of today’s workforce think about business and careers in a very different way than previous generations. While there have always been job-hoppers and...