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  • Is Vine the Future of Resumes and Job Applications?
    The current economy has left a lot of people jobless (about 7.7 percent in America), which means that job candidates need to find new and creative ways to make them stand out to potential employers. One journalist, Dawn Siff, took to new video social networking app Vine to show off her skills.
  • Happiness Workshops Lift Employees' Spirits
    MEC is a media agency with an office in Manhattan that is committed to keeping their employees happy. The company recently offered happiness workshops for a small group of employees who work out of the Manhattan offices.
  • Learning to Deal With a Micromanaging Boss
    Being micromanaged can ruin your entire work experience, disallowing you from actually being able to do your job the way you want. Sometimes managers and supervisors spend so much time telling you how to do your job, they might as well just complete the tasks themselves. However, there are ways to deal with a micromanaging boss that can hint at their less-than-ideal ways without putting your job at risk.
  • The 10 Lowest Paying Jobs in America
    The U.S. Department of Labor has released a list of the 10 lowest-paying jobs in America, and things are not looking so great for people who work in the restaurant and beauty industries.
  • Family Businesses Shine During Difficult Times
    They say you should never mix business with pleasure, but a new study suggests that families who go into business together have a higher rate of success when times are tough.
  • CEO Pay in Perspective: Infographic

    Nobody thinks being the CEO of a huge company is an easy job, so it makes sense that these bigwigs get big paychecks for their hard work. But when you compare the salaries of some CEOs to what their average workers earn, the difference can be a little mind-boggling. PayScale just published a newly updated comparison of the salaries of CEOs at the largest companies in the United States to those of their workers.

  • Why the Small Business Will Never Die

    Large conglomerates seem to have taken over the world, but there are still many small businesses alive and kicking in America. In fact, a poll conducted by the Public Affairs Council last year found that a large majority of Americans have a positive view of small businesses and more than two-thirds would rather pay more money with a small business than a large one. There are a few distinct reasons why.

  • The Lottery's Biggest Winning Losers [infographic]

    Monday seems like the perfect time to do some daydreaming about winning the lottery. However, as this Casino.org infographic reveals, it isn't quite the life-changing event one might expect.

  • Salary and Career News Round Up: Boeing Layoffs, Cannabis Cloud and Eagle Scout Vs. Athlete

    Every Friday we round up the salary trends, career stories and job news that you may have missed during the past week.

  • How to Deal With Bad Bosses

    Your job is almost perfect. You enjoy what you do, you get along with your colleagues, and your office culture is both relaxed and motivating. There's just one thing standing in the way of this being your dream job: your own, real-life horrible boss.

  • The 5 Best Cities for Jobs This Spring

    Unemployment is lower than it's been since 2008, but jobs aren't growing at the same rate in every area of the country. Here, courtesy of Forbes, and based on data from 18,000 employers across the country, are five of the best cities for job growth right now.

  • Salary and Career News Round Up: Pope's Job Listed on LinkedIn, How Grammar Influences Your Income and Why Business Loans Are Up for Grabs

    Every Friday we round up the salary trends, career stories and job news that you may have missed during the past week.

  • Why Longer Work Weeks Are Good News for the Unemployed

    Even if you're not one of the folks who snapped up the 236,000 jobs added in February, there's reason to feel optimistic. The average work week expanded from 34.4 hours per week in January to 34.5 in February, a statistic that many of us overlooked in our shock and delight at a higher-than-expected jobs number. Here's why it's cause for (cautious) celebration.

  • Fitness Levels and Cognitive Performance

    A new study out of Spain took a look at how fitness can affect your cognitive performances. While the researchers admit that many of the factors require more research, they did find that people with higher fitness levels were better able to sustain their attention.

  • Entrepreneurs Find Success in Unusual Las Vegas Workspaces

    Las Vegas is better known for its glowing lights, casinos and desert heat. But Sin City is also the home to many innovative entrepreneurs. The only downside is that Vegas lacks in office space. So these entrepreneurs have been forced to think outside the box and open up shop in the unlikeliest of places. These new workspaces, however, are actually working in their favor.

  • How the Recession Replaced Mid-Wage Jobs With Low-Wage Jobs

    Did the recession kill middle-class jobs? A recent post on the Wall Street Journal's Wonkblog makes a compelling case that it did.

  • The Perks of Working at Fab.com

    Fab is a website for deal-seekers and design lovers, who can find a myriad of products sold at a discount. Part of what makes Fab so successful is its office environment and amazing employee perks and benefits.

  • Salary and Career News Round Up: JCPenney Tumbles 17%, Groupon Fires CEO and Wonder Bread Will Live

    Every Friday we round up the salary trends, career stories and job news that you may have missed during the past week.

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  • How to Use LinkedIn to Get a Job