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Happiness Coaching: Is it a Positive or a Negative?

A growing list of companies have jumped on the "happiness coaching" bandwagon. To its practitioners, it is a proven method that can lead to changed lives. But to its detractors, its just another gimmick for squeeze more work out of dispirited employees.

Where the jobs are? Video games!

The video game industry is seeing significant job growth in spite of the economy and a number of colleges and universities are offering programs to...

Jobless Claims Improve Again

Fresh data shows the nation's labor market is continuing to improve modestly. The number of people filing new claims for unemployment fell to a seasonally adjusted 432,000 for the week ending Dec. 26, the Labor Department reports, down 22,000 from the previous week's 454,000.

Fired for Playing Fantasy Football?

A 26-year-old employee at Fidelity Investments was fired for playing fantasy football while at work, violating company rules against gambling. The incident raises an interesting question: Do younger workers, raised on the Internet, understand the difference between work and play?

Bad credit could cost you a job

Some people are being turned down for jobs because they have bad credit. Nearly half of all employers check credit reports to screen folks during the...

Lose your job in a single Tweet!

Social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook can be a fun way to share your opinion on everything from lunch to popular television show Lost....