When I was a child, I was a big fan of the Benny Hill show. He was a raunchy English comedian who specialized in intricate political jokes, show tunes, limericks, satire, and cavorting with scantily clad dancers while acting as the butt of his own jokes. It was created in the 1950s and aired for almost 50 years. It
The current American unemployment rate is about 4% – the lowest it has been in decades. However, many of the jobs in this rate are low-paying, part-time, and seasonal jobs. Americans have jobs, but they aren't all making enough money to pay the bills. So, whether you are young or older, the time may come to interview for a new position.
Work overtime and you quickly discover it’s a mixed bag: You earn time-and-a-half or more, but it usually means you’re putting in more time or otherwise inconveniencing yourself, which puts you at risk of burning out.
Jackie Cohen is an award winning financial journalist turned turned financial advisor obsessed with climate change risk, data and business. Jackie holds a B.A. Degree from Macalester College and an M.A. in English from Claremont Graduate University.
In the last few weeks I've been looking at a bunch of job postings at my company to try to find a promotion. I'm hoping to take my career to the next level while increasing my income. However, there is a big "recession" cloud looming over my head. I need to make sure my career is ready just in case
In 1894, the federal government of the United States of America declared the first Monday of September a national holiday: Labor Day. We celebrate Labor Day to thank all the hard working people who make America the biggest economy in the world and the best country in the universe. Or at least in the solar system. The poor in this
I received an email at work today from someone today who can only be described as the "Dark Messenger of Absurd Decisions that Ruin Budgets and Hate Puppies". Or maybe an anonymous HR person. (I guess there are two options) This sinister email informed me that as of January 2011, all employees will be paid bi-weekly instead of semi-monthly. Are