9 Of The Top 10 Occupations In America Pay An Average Wage Of Less Than $35,000 A Year

9 Of The Top 10 Occupations In America Pay An Average Wage Of Less Than $35,000 A Year

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According to stunning new numbers just released by the federal government, nine of the top ten most commonly held jobs in the United States pay an average wage of less than $35,000 a year.  When you break that down, that means that most of these … [Read more...]

3 Simple Ways To Enjoy Your Job

3 Simple Ways To Enjoy Your Job

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It’s been a rough few years for job seekers and even job holders. The jobs that are available are coveted and the people who have jobs are considered lucky. While the unemployment numbers are falling ever so slightly, it’s still hard to make yourself … [Read more...]

Big Drop in December Job Growth [Video]

Big Drop in December Job Growth [Video]

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December 2013 marked a shocking drop in the number of jobs added in the United States. Take a look at the full report and give us your thoughts: … [Read more...]

Can Women Have It All?

Can Women Have It All?

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This week has been full of interviews! I've felt a like a "modern day woman": going to the big city, feeling all "femme fatale" driving my new car in heels, having great job interviews, listening to jazz on my way home, putting on an apron and trying … [Read more...]

Job Growth Stagnant Amidst ObamaCare Fears [Video]

Job Growth Stagnant Amidst ObamaCare Fears [Video]

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ObamaCare is creating a lot of uncertainty, and that's translating to the workplace. The September jobs report was delayed because of the government shutdown, and now that we have it, it shows very tepid growth. Take a look at this video and tell … [Read more...]

Obama: There’s ‘No Widespread Evidence’ ObamaCare Hurts Jobs

Obama: There’s ‘No Widespread Evidence’ ObamaCare Hurts Jobs

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President Obama says there's 'no widespread evidence' that the healthcare law hurts jobs. However, Investor's Business Daily has put together a list of 300 businesses that have been adversely affected by ObamaCare. Check out this video exploring … [Read more...]

Job Candidate: Bipolar Narcoleptic with Fibromyalgia

Job Candidate: Bipolar Narcoleptic with Fibromyalgia

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"Be the change you wish to see in the world." I end every article with this quote from Gandhi. It's a mantra of mine and I do my best to keep it at the forefront of my actions. But would you change your mantra and, by extension, your actions if … [Read more...]

NFIB Exclusive Interview: Gov. Chris Christie

NFIB Exclusive Interview: Gov. Chris Christie

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ThoughtfulWomen.org's Executive Editor, Judy Lloyd, serves on the California Leadership Council for the National Federation of Independent Business. This month, the NFIB offered its members an exclusive interview with Governor Chris Christie of … [Read more...]

August Jobs Report Paints Sluggish Picture of Hiring

August Jobs Report Paints Sluggish Picture of Hiring

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Employers added 169,000 jobs in August while payroll gains in prior months were revised sharply lower, signaling slower momentum in the labor-market recovery and complicating the Federal Reserve's plans to start dialing back its support for the … [Read more...]

Labor Day Struggles for Young and Old

Labor Day Struggles for Young and Old

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I was really laboring over what to write on Labor Day, but I found inspiration through young and old. As the former Labor Representative for the southwest in President George W. Bush's Administration, I'm constantly looking at trends and … [Read more...]