US manufacturing loses middle-class jobs

More than 600,000 U.S. manufacturing workers earn less than $9.60 an hour, and 1.5 million - or one-fourth of all manufacturing workers - make $11.91 or less, according to an analysis released Friday.

Facebook shuttle drivers to vote on union

In what could be a precedent-setting victory for the modestly paid service-industry workers who help keep the Silicon Valley economy humming, shuttle bus drivers who take Facebook employees to and from work will vote Wednesday on whether to unionize, hoping success at the poll will lead to others joining what they say is a campaign for better pay and working conditions.

Diane Stafford: Don't open that email just because it showed up

Are you compelled to open that email that just arrived? Welcome to the world of "workplace telepressure."

Rex Huppke: How 'together' can motivate us at work

If there's one thing we human beings are good at, it's finding extremely complicated and wildly ineffective ways of addressing problems that really aren't that hard to solve.

Liz Reyer: How to improve interaction with co-workers

Q: It's always been hard for me to engage with people and feel connected. I just don't seem to know the unspoken rules of how to interact. It's OK, except that it makes it harder to work on team-oriented projects. What can I do?


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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