Longtime Chicago futures trader talks shop

Terry Duffy came of age as a futures trader in the deafening roar of the trading pits where people in brightly colored jackets jostled and sometimes fought for prime spaces.

Longtime Chicago futures trader talks shop

Terry Duffy came of age as a futures trader in the deafening roar of the trading pits where people in brightly colored jackets jostled and sometimes fought for prime spaces.

Rex Huppke: Workers should help design workplace

When I envision the workplace of the future, it looks a lot like my couch, only with several soft-serve ice-cream machines attached and a rather handsome (though not more handsome than I am) robot doing my work.

Liz Reyer: Starting a business with a co-worker

Q: A co-worker and I have decided to start our own business together. How do we go from co-workers and friends to effective business partners?

Your Office Coach: Learn to share work space

Q: The woman who shares my office apparently feels we should be friends. Although I try to listen politely when "Natalie" describes her health issues and family problems, I would much rather be working. Natalie also tries to connect with me by offering compliments or relating a piece of gossip. If I'm talking with someone else, she will eavesdrop, then attempt to join the conversation.


See how your resume compares to other job seekers that have applied for the same position

Ever send a resume to an employer and feel like it was lost in a black hole? According to a Personified survey of 250,000 job seekers, nearly 60 percent of job applicants reported they never received a response from employers they recently applied to for a job. CareerBuilder launched a free tool this week called hireINSIDER that helps to remove some of the guesswork from the application process by enabling job seekers to see how they stack up against other applicants for a job. By getting an inside peek into the qualifications of other candidates, job seekers are able to better assess if they are a viable candidate for the job and the likelihood of an employer contacting them.

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Website Makes Finding a Job in Dallas Easy

As a Dallas job seeker, finding the right job position means starting at the right website. There are ways to make your Dallas job search a little bit easier. Here are 10 tips from career experts to simplify your job search:

1. Learn how to get past the generic HR inbox

Typically e-mailing your résumé human resources or filling out an online application means it will get short shrift once opened on the other end. Most of the time it's being pre-screened by a software program for keywords that correspond with the job requirements. "People need to understand what an applicant tracking system is, what it looks for and how to maximize the odds that your résumé will pass through the [system], and move on to human eyeballs," explains Jenny Foss, a career expert who blogs.

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