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  • This Wal-Mart Is Running a Food Drive for Its Own Workers

    A Wal-Mart spokesman says that a recent food drive at it store in Canton, Ohio -- in which employees donated food to their co-workers -- is a sign that teammates at the store look out for each other. Labor organizers says it's an indication that Wal-Mart doesn't pay its workers a living wage. Who's right?

  • Technology Giveth Jobs and It Taketh Them Away
    We've all read the studies showing that machines are expected to take over millions of jobs from humans in the not-so-far future, suggesting that a terrifying I, Robot type of world awaits us. But do we really need to fear competition from robots?
  • It’s Legal in 29 States to Be Fired for Being Gay (and Why That’s Bad for Business)
    Did you know that, even today, employers can legally fire or refuse to hire an person based on his or her sexual orientation in more than half the country? We’ll take a look at this shocking fact and discuss how workplace equality is, without a doubt, good for business.
  • 'Women-Only' Mentality Can Lead to Segregation Rather Than Equality
    Gender inequality exists, so it’s understandable that women are joining forces to empower one another. But when does it go from being supportive to morphing into a "women-only" coterie that isolates female workers from their male counterparts? We want equality, ladies, not a sorority.
  • Job Stress Is Killing Your Career and Your Health
    As if you didn't already know, the costs of job stress are high when it comes to both your personal and your professional life. We’ll take a look at what some of the most stressful jobs are in America, and also provide ways to cope with the strain of your 9-to-5.
  • The Apocalypse Is Now: Mandatory Paid Sick Leave
    On September 1, 2012, the city of Seattle's Paid Sick Leave Ordinance went into effect. Over a year later, business is booming in Seattle.
  • Ashton Kutcher Offering Career Advice for $5 an Hour
    Ashton Kutcher may be worth $140 million, but that isn’t stopping him from offering his "know-how" to professionals for $5 an hour. Save up your pennies, people. This may be the best $5 you’ve ever spent on your career.
  • Are You
    Google is taking the "birds of a feather" concept to a whole new level when it comes to finding qualified candidates. See how the company's new patented technology plans to locate prospective employees by using data from its current employee gene pool.
  • NFL Player Shows us How to Beat Workplace Bullying
    A National Football League locker room is far different than your standard American workplace. That said, it's still a workplace, and employees must be be protected against peer abuse, including bullying. This week, Jonathan Martin showed the football community and the rest of us how to defeat a bully.
  • These States Protect Employees' Right to Password Privacy
    You go home, you remove your shoes, pour a glass of wine, and log on to social media sites to catch up with the latest news from your friends and to look at cat pictures. The next morning, your boss wants your social media passwords.
  • Working Moms Shouldn’t Feel Guilty for Following Their Career Dreams
    The decision to give up your career to raise kids or return to work is a daunting one that seems to be a lose-lose situation for women nowadays. We’ll take a look at why women shouldn’t feel guilty for wanting to return to work.
  • The Gender Wars On Multitasking
    This news isn't really news. Recent research has concluded that women are better than men at multitasking.
  • Millennials Favor Small Companies
    Members of Generation Y eschew big companies and the possibility of bigger salaries to work for startups and smaller companies. Ever wonder what is up with that?
  • Need a Job? The Sewing Industry Is Making a Comeback
    We've all heard about manufacturing jobs being shipped overseas, but consumers are demanding more American made textile products. The problem is manufacturers have too much work and not enough sewers.
  • September Jobs Report Finally Released: News Mixed

    The Department of Labor released the September jobs report yesterday, and the bottom line is that while unemployment is down (7.2 percent, as opposed to 7.3 in August), hiring appears to have slowed. The economy added 148,000 jobs last month, down from 193,000 for August.

  • Cycle While You Work

    Cycle While You Work
    We have all heard of one of the latest fads in work spaces, the standing desk. "Active workstations" are the next trend in moving while you work.
  • Are Working Parents Bigger Slackers Than 'Childless' Workers?
    Or should people just mind their own business? A recent study by a North Carolina company found that, with or without children, workers should probably just worry about their own work performance, for a change.
  • World Series Will Bring Economic Boost to Boston and St. Louis
    Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals fans will be on edge this week as their teams compete for a championship. But in one way, both cities will come out winners.
  • Please Don't Come to Work Naked
    How far is too far when it comes to a workplace dress code? Some say Newsweek has gone overboard; others applaud their effort.
  • Small Costs Make Big Differences in College Applications
    Small reductions in the cost of applying to college results in low-income students applying to, and sometimes attending, more selective schools.