Hate your job? You probably live in the US

The relentless drudgery of working nine 'til five is a common gripe all over the world, but according to a survey by recruitment website...

True confessions: Tell us your bad boss stories

Got a gripe about your boss? Whether it's the manager who never approves vacation requests or a head honcho who skips out of the office...

Job seeker sells himself with viral Amazon resume

Philippe Dubost wanted to sell prospective employers on his skills, so he came up with a creative solution — listing himself on Amazon...

To land that job, be among the first interviewed, study shows

Want to ace that interview and increase your chances of actually landing the job? A new study says the best thing to do is interview on a...

Job-applicant background checks declining

There's some good news for job seekers who have been faced with financial issues, or have had brushes with the law. Fewer employers are...

Defense cuts could further dim US jobs picture

As the war in Afghanistan winds down, the impact on the nation’s employment picture goes beyond veterans returning home who are looking...

Full-time jobs are getting harder to find

Andrea Mulhearn Brobst wants a full-time job. Despite having a four-year degree in business, she’s only been able to find a low-paying...

Unemployment data highlights growing educational divide

If you want to get a job in this economy, it's becoming increasingly clear that you better also be thinking about getting an education...

Yes, you can get a good job without a college degree

Former presidential candidate Rick Santorum got a lot of heat earlier this year for suggesting not everyone needs a college degree, but...

Want a job? You have 60 seconds to convince me

Just as speed dating adds more stress to the search for a mate, speed interviewing is sure to make the job hunt more tense. Yes, speed...

Workers ready for a raise, already

Now that the economy has been adding jobs at a steady clip, more of us are ready to tell our boss to “show me the money!” After years of...

Few hiring managers are Facebook snooping

Facebook came out swinging last week over reports that employers are asking employees and job seekers to turn over their passwords to...

Paychecks for young adults getting slimmer

Young adults may be facing their own version of “The Hunger Games” when entering the workforce today because they’re probably going to be...

For job hunters, social networking options abound

Figuring out which social networking site is the best for your job search is like trying to decipher a riddle with a constantly changing...

Facebook profiles predict job success

If you think just keeping your Facebook page free of drunken photos will help you land a job, think again. Facebook facts that make you...

Want a job? Learn to fly

If you’re looking for a job, you could do worse than consider a career as an airline pilot. The overall U.S. economy may not be able to...