Quantcast

Work Life

FedEx will be adding 50,000 seasonal jobs

Growth in online shopping is boosting profit at FedEx, they plan to hire more than 50,000 extra workers.

Wal-Mart to increase holiday hiring by 10 pct

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it plans to hire 60,000 temporary holiday workers for the crucial holiday season, an increase of nearly 10 percent from last year. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

0 comments

FedEx to add 50,000 seasonal jobs

Growth in online shopping is boosting profit at FedEx, and the company plans to hire more than 50,000 extra workers to handle what is shaping up as another record year for holiday-season package... Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

2 comments

Balancing act: Sometimes a 'serious' office is actually a silly place

The average corporate office is a serious place full of serious people doing serious work. Or so we'd like to believe. The reality is, to paraphrase Monty Python, that Cubeville is often a silly... Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

0 comments

How employers can improve the nation's health

Employers need to tackle the national health problem by improving how they operate, according to an article published yesterday in the Gallup Business Journal. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

2 comments

These are America's 10 poorest congressmen

National Edition

Not all of Congress has a high net worth. In fact, there are plenty of politicians without much net worth at all. Here's a look at the poorest politicians in America right now. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

3 comments

11 jobs that need women ... and men

National Edition

Women and men are always entering the workforce. But some jobs are looking for more men than women, and more women than men. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

15 comments

Which new iPhone is right for your family members?

National Edition

Want to know which new iPhone you should have? Or if the iWatch is something to strap on? Here's a look at which of the new products is best suited for your family members. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

3 comments

Here are 10 ways young people can get rich now

National Edition

Money is one of the biggest worries for millennials. So how can millennials make back some cash and get rich? Here are a couple of plans that can help. Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014

1 comment

An argument for raising the minimum wage

American fast-food workers need and deserve a $15 an hour minimum wage. Raising it to that level would be the first step to healing our battered work force and building toward a hopeful economic... Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014

35 comments

Nonprofit internships: Can you afford to work for free?

National Edition

For recent college grads, sometimes doing an unpaid internship for a nonprofit is a nonoption. Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

0 comments

Employers are hiring fewer people, and some job seekers are just giving up

U.S. employers added just 142,000 jobs in August, snapping a six-month streak of hiring above 200,000 and posting the smallest gain in eight months. Read more »

Sept. 5, 2014

3 comments

10 great cities for grandparents

National Edition

Wondering where your grandparents may be moving to next? Or a city they may like? Here are 15 cities that may fit the bill. Read more »

Sept. 3, 2014

2 comments

Freelancers and millennials help usher in the age of the independent worker

For much of the past century, the era of Big Work — the 40-hour workweek and its employer-provided benefits — were the foundation of our economy. That was then. Now, independent work is... Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

12 comments

13 ways Disney could use drones at its parks

National Edition

Disney filed for patents that include drones. Mostly, the drones would be used for special effects and its shows. But what else could Disney do with the air devices? Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

2 comments

10 celebrity couples who have made marriage work

National Edition

Not all celebrity couples end in disaster. Here are 10 of them that have actually been doing really well. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

0 comments

10 jobs you can get right now

National Edition

America's middle class is suffering. It might be because many are unemployed. Here are 10 jobs with a bunch of openings. And it won't take a lot of effort to get them. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

0 comments

Ask the Mompreneur: 5 ways to botch a business lunch

Breaking bread with our business associates is such a normal thing, sometimes we forget the fine points of dining while doing deals. So here’s a quick rundown of mistakes to avoid at your... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

0 comments

Cantwell targets small business loan gender gap

Women still have a hard time getting small business loans. Sen. Maria Cantwell is determined to close the gap. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

4 comments

10 things that are wicked attractive about the Northern U.S.

National Edition

A recent study found that many people are moving to the North. But why? Here are 10 things that are bringing people there. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

1 comment

11 family friendly cars

National Edition

Wondering what car will work best for you and your family? Here's a list of 11 that may suit you. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

0 comments

5 qualities of successful mompreneurs

The attributes of a successful entrepreneur are indeed similar to the strengths one develops as a mother. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

0 comments

7 benefits of taking vacation time

National Edition

About 40 percent of Americans aren't taking their vacation time. But are they missing out on some potential benefits? Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

0 comments

12 kinds of late-night office emails

National Edition

Up late checking your email? You're bound to run into one of these 12 emails. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

1 comment

Raising a kid will cost you $245,000 — Here are 12 things that cost the same

National Edition

Raising a child costs on average $245,000. So what does that look like in other ways? Here's a list. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

11 comments

Small business survey results indicate positive outlook for the U.S. economy

For the most recent month, the NFIB’s survey results show a slight increase in overall economic optimism among those businesses responding to the survey. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

1 comment

Older stories can be found in the story archives