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  • 5 ways working on your phone could jeopardize your whole company

      

    With the rise of smartphones and tablets, IT managers have a new reality to face, and possibly fear: "Bring Your Own Device," or BYOD. Since picking up steam in 2009, BYOD has only...

  • Verizon hosts first-ever nationwide virtual career fair

      

    Atlanta — For this job, you can apply in your bedroom slippers.   Verizon is hosting its first-ever nationwide virtual career fair Thursday, July 23.  Prospective hires will...

  • 5 ways to advance your career and take a vacation (paid by your boss)

      

    For most companies, the summer months mean lighter work schedules, rotating vacations for staffers, and overall, a more relaxed atmosphere around the office. It's also a great time to...

  • 8 ways to make quitting a job work for you

      

    Does quitting have a bad rap? When it comes to the job market, quitting is happening more these days than at any time in the past several years. We tend to associate quitting with giving up or...

  • Bar charges women 77% of tab to draw attention to gender pay gap

      

    NEW YORK — Bars all over the world run various promotions – happy hour, $1 off, two-for-one. But how about charging 77 percent of the tab? Bar makes a bold statement On...

  • Paid vacation? This boss gives his staffers $7,500 to take a trip

      

    Bart Lorang, co-founder and CEO of the tech company FullContact, might be the best boss ever. Getting paid to go on vacation! Every year, Lorang gives his employee $7,500 to take a...

  • 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...