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Satya Nadella Microsoft Employees

Microsoft To Cut 18,000 Jobs

Microsoft announced it is laying off up to 18,000 workers over the course of the…

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Motorola Moto X

Motorola’s Texas Factory Shutting Down

The factory employs 700 workers, and will be shut down at the end of 2014

Motorola's Moto Maker program in Texas has popularized the Moto X as a customizable smartphone.…

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Job Seeking Interview Unemployment

U.S. Jobless Claims Reach New High

Are you next?

U.S. workers continue to wrestle with job insecurity

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ESPN to Lay Off Hundreds of Employees

Most ESPN employees work in Bristol, Connecticut

ESPN says they are trying to “manage costs.”

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Southwest Cuts 300 Atlanta Airtran Workers

Southwest owns Airtran Airways

Airtran lays off workers in Atlanta

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Jobless Blues: 8 Coping Tactics for the Newly Unemployed

Acknowledge the challenges then get back into the saddle

With many companies still conducting layoffs, bouncing back from becoming unemployed can be difficult. Here’s…

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Citigroup Making Drastic Move to Reduce Workforce

Thousands will lose their jobs in order to keep the bank solvent

Citigroup is slashing jobs, another blemish on a disastrous 2012.

By Ashley R. Harris

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AOL/TechCrunch Merger Moves: 5 Ways to Successfully Survive a Company Transition

As AOL's Techcrunch changes leadership, here's employee strategy to make transition less stressful

As TechCrunch transitions into new leadership and Mark Zuckerberg plans to buy Instagram, many employees…

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In the News: Fewest Layoffs Since 2008; Congressman Calls Michelle Obama’s Posterior ‘Large’ and More

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

See what’s going on in the world with today’s compilation of news around the Web

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5 Ways To Maintain After Losing Unemployment Benefits

Here�s what you can do to stay afloat post-long-term unemployment benefits

Here are five ways to deal with the ending of extended unemployment benefits.

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So You’ve Been Fired… Now What?: 7 Celebrities Who Survived the Axe

These famous figures show there is light at the end of the termination tunnel

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Time’s Up: Extended Unemployment Benefits Expire

Federal extended unemployment benefits ended Nov. 30, threatening to leave the jobless without much needed resources

The Senate’s decision not to renew federal extended unemployment benefits became a reality when yesterday’s…

By Janel Martinez

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So You’ve Been Fired… Now What?: The Accidental Entrepreneur

The CEO of My Golf Concierge LLC shares how he went from job seeker to accidental entrepreneur

Ty DeLavallade’s story is part of a larger trend, known to many as accidental entrepreneurship,…

By Janel Martinez

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7Alternative Holiday Jobs

Whether out of school or out of a job, here's how you can make extra cash during the holidays

Good tidings and cheer isn’t all that comes with the holiday season; a lot of…

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So You’ve Been Fired… Now What?

6 steps to take immediately after getting the axe

Here are steps to take upon being terminated from employment, whether you were fired or…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Wal-Mart Cuts More Than 10,000 Sam’s Club Staffers

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Sunday it is cutting more than 10,000…

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American Airlines Laying Off Pilots

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines says it will lay off up to 175…

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Boastful or Blessed?

Handling the guilt of success during hard times

One person’s success can be another’s resentment. Psychologist gives advice on how to handle the…

By Kenrya Rankin Naasel

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The Changing Roles of the Chief Diversity Officer

As diversity recruitment is threatened by record layoffs, CDOs must strive to be strategic partners

Many a chief diversity officer (CDO) finds themselves watching the dismantlement of succession planning models…

By Gregg Smith

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Rules of Engagement

These days, to gain an increase in productivity and profitability, ? entrepreneurs must boost employee morale

“It was very difficult for me to fire people because we are like a ­family…

By Ayana Dixon

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Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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