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Laid-Off GM Worker Finds Redemption at the PBA Championship

Just in time for the holidays last year, Tom Smallwood was grappling with losing his assembly-line job at General Motors. Now, almost a year to the day that he received his pink slip, Smallwood received one of the highest honors in bowling: He won the PBA World Championship. He got the trophy -- and $50,000. On top of that, GM just offered Smallwood his job back.

From unemployment to bowling champ

One great thing about bowling, at least to the casual fan, is that even if you only bowl a 100-game, hitting a few strikes can leave you believing...

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...

Laid off? Time for camp!

When Chris Hutchins, a 24-year-old management and business strategy consultant got laid off in December, he decided to take networking to a different...