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The 25 Companies That Cut 700,000 Jobs

Since the recession began, more than 8 million Americans have lost their jobs. But perhaps even more surprising is the small number of companies that are responsible for laying off such a large percentage of today's unemployed workers.

Sun cuts 3,000 jobs in slap at EU

Several weeks ago, Oracle (ORCL) said that Sun Microsystems (JAVA), which it is in the process of buying, is losing $100 million a month due to EU...

Freelancers bringing home the bacon

No more discounted dental or a 401k match. No more access to an office vending machine selling Coke for 50 cents. And bye-bye color copier.Those were...

Lose your job, start a business?

A clip below from The Today Show focuses on successful entrepreneurs who opened their businesses after losing their jobs. Can losing your job be the...

Firing employees the right way

Money and workplace expert Larry Winget offers business owners some tips about releasing some employees in this video. (Ignore the goofy shirt, since...

Rethinking "good jobs" for Americans

Another round of layoffs in the auto industry should get us thinking about the future of jobs in America. Ford Motor Company just announced that...

Layoff in your future? Plan now.

Can we ever really be 100% secure in our jobs? Of course not. Even the most stable companies are vulnerable to downturns in the economy or...