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Shocker: 40% of Workers Now Have ‘Contingent’ Jobs, Says U.S. Government

Tucked away in the pages of a new report by the U.S. General Accounting Office is a startling statistic: 40.4% of the U.S. workforce is now made up of contingent workers—that is, people who don’t have what we traditionally consider … Continue reading

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400 jobs available for teens, young adults

FEDERAL JOBS PROGRAM Lucas County Empowerment Program run by Pathway Inc. RossTHE BLADE Enlarge | Buy This Photo Up to 400 summer jobs are being made available to income-eligible teenagers and young adults through a federal jobs program administered through … Continue reading

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The man behind the man behind Steve Jobs

Jonathan Ive in 2014. (Kimberly White/Getty Images for Vanity Fair) When Steve Jobs set about making a corporate and cultural revolution with Apple, he wasn’t alone. Designer Jonathan Ive was, in many ways, the man behind the man who reinvented computing … Continue reading

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Here’s a look at the 20 worst jobs of 2015 according to CareerCast.com

Looking for a job this year? Careers website CareerCast.com has lists of jobs worth looking into, but also (and perhaps more importantly) a list of jobs you might want to think about avoiding. Here’s a look at the bottom 20 … Continue reading

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5 Key Things People Who Love Their Jobs Do Differently

You’ve done it again. Found yourself in another dead-end job that you just can’t stand. You feel like you’ll never get anywhere and this is as good as it gets. You’re wondering why you can’t just be happy where you … Continue reading

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Can’t Find a Job? Here Are 10 Jobs That Are Hiring Like Crazy

Facebook Twitter Linkedin Googleplus Stumbleupon Reddit Source: Thinkstock The American economy has taken on a split personality. A new report says that businesses are facing a talent shortage, with literally millions of positions just waiting to be filled. Yet, there … Continue reading

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Veterans seeking jobs benefit from companies’ training programs, hiring …

Mark Testoni, chief executive officer of SAP NS2, based in Rockville, Maryland, said enlisted troops who deployed returned home with great skill sets but lacked college degrees or training that made it difficult for them to find work. SAP NS2 … Continue reading

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How To Explain You’re Changing Jobs For The Money

Gary: Hi Liz! I’m about to start a new job search. Liz: That sounds great. What kind of job are you looking for? Gary: The usual — Product Management. Liz: What are you looking for in your  new job that … Continue reading

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How To Explain You’re Changing Jobs For The Money

Gary: Hi Liz! I’m about to start a new job search. Liz: That sounds great. What kind of job are you looking for? Gary: The usual — Product Management. Liz: What are you looking for in your  new job that … Continue reading

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Federal Agency Jobs Just For People Over 55

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Chris Farrell Gary Olson put in 32 years as an analytical chemist at Kodak in Rochester, N.Y., including stints in RD and on digital innovations. “I had a great career there,” Olson says. “I was … Continue reading

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