NEW YORK (MainStreet) – If you spent six hours watching TV last weekend, congratulations: You’re less of a couch potato than the average American.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its annual American Time Use Survey Tuesday, which polled more than 13,000 Americans age 15 and up about their daily personal ... Continue Reading
The Most Stressful Jobs:
1. Commercial Airline Pilot
2. Public Relations Executive
3. Corporate Executive, Senior
6. Advertising Account Executive
9. Emergency Medical Technician
10. Real Estate Agent
On the other hand, the majority of the least stressful jobs were found in the health care industry, as positions like dental hygienist, speech pathologist, ... Continue Reading
One holiday season, California resident Jenson Crawford took a seasonal job as a dancing Christmas tree in the Christmas parade at Disneyland. The gig required him to work two parades a day every weekend in November and get an elf-esque haircut.
“I wasn’t looking for a job that included green tights ... Continue Reading
By Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) — The jobs crisis has brought an unwelcome discovery for many unemployed Americans: Job openings in their old fields exist. Yet they no longer qualify for them.
They’re running into a trend that took root during the recession. Companies became more productive by ... Continue Reading
Rig Jobs tend to be an exciting career which pays high and appeals to lots of people due to these reasons. It is a extremely strenuous vocation due to working in distant destinations for long periods of time which thus takes a unique kind of particular person.
The offshore oil industry ... Continue Reading
The recession is officially over, but you wouldn’t know it from the state of the job market.
The unemployment rate has hovered near 10% throughout the year, and currently sits at 9.6%. There are still more than 6 million Americans who have been unemployed for six months or longer, and millions ... Continue Reading
While President Obama decided to mark Labor Day by announcing an ambitious plan to spend $50 billion to improve the nation’s infrastructure and create new jobs in the process, another government agency announced a more subtle approach for helping job seekers.
The Department of Labor launched a new job site Monday ... Continue Reading
Banks are showing some signs of emerging from their job-freeze mindset, especially in the area of mortgage lending. While the home loan market is weak right now, banking analysts expect things to pick up in 2011 and 20102 — and they want a steady, capable workforce in place to meet ... Continue Reading
PARIS (AP) — Unemployment in rich countries may have peaked — but there are still 17 million more people out of work than at the start of the crisis, the OECD said Wednesday.
They are “the human cost of the crisis,” OECD chief Angel Gurria said, urging governments not to neglect ... Continue Reading
In this uncertain economy, having a job that pays the bills every month is a blessing. If you’ve heard rumors that your company may be thinking of making some cuts, here are a few tips on how good customer service can
make for good job security.
Leave It At The Door
Okay, so ... Continue Reading