How will the job market evolve in the next decade? As we approach the Labor Day weekend, Fortune takes a look at some of the fastest growing professions in the U.S. Nurses   The number of registered nurses is expected to swell to 3.2 million by 2018, accounting for approximately 581,500 new jobs, according to […]

The House passed a bill Tuesday afternoon providing $26.1 billion to cash-strapped state governments, and preventing roughly 161,000 teachers and 158,000 public works employees from being laid off. The vote was 247-161. Democratic leadership has been under tremendous pressure to pass legislation before the start of the school year policy-wise, and before the November elections […]

As mom-and-pop businesses struggle to make ends meet, the latest attempt to help them has gotten mired in Washington politics. The debate began in October, when President Obama started pushing ways to get cheap capital to small businesses. It continued after his State of the Union address, in which he touted the proposal.  But that […]

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In most office settings, plunging necklines, ultra-short skirts, stiletto heels and nose piercings are not appropriate attire. But many job candidates and even employees still don’t get it, said Lizandra Vega, an image consultant and author of The Image of Success: Make a Great Impression and Land the Job You Want (AMA, $16.95). “If you […]

( — Jobs may be coming back, but they aren’t the same ones workers were used to.Many of the jobs employers are adding are temporary or contract positions, rather than traditional full-time jobs with benefits. With unemployment remaining near 10%, employers have their pick of workers willing to accept less secure positions. In 2005, the […]

Texas has always been something of a separate country when it comes to politics and culture. Lately, the state seems to be functioning as its own economic republic. While it hasn’t been immune to the issues plaguing the nation, the housing market, employment rate, and overall growth in Texas are relatively strong. Chalk some of […]

VIA We know that searching for a job these days can be quite frustrating. To help you get started, we’ve tracked down 10 top companies that posted the most new jobs this week. Happy hunting! Sears is a leading full-line retailer providing merchandise, related services and quality brands such as Kenmore, Craftsman, Diehard and […]

The desperate men and women streamed by the thousands to 50 Waugh, overwhelming the job fair organizers and prompting police to temporarily block off a street to control the overflow. “Jobs! Jobs! Jobs!” a few of them chanted, as they pined to get inside and speak to 40 prospective employers. With the economy struggling, times […]

President Obama, who made job creation No. 1 in his State of the Union address, will roll out his plan today to give businesses a $5,000 tax credit. reports.

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For the third consecutive month, Houston area employers have been adding jobs, a sign that Houston’s economy may be stabilizing.