Colorful CEO John Legere lifts T-Mobile's reputation, customer base

When John Legere vowed to make big changes at T-Mobile, he started with himself: He grew his hair into a shaggy mane, traded in his suit and tie for a hot pink wardrobe and silver fang necklace, and unleashed a loudmouth attitude never before seen in the staid world of wireless carriers.

Balancing Act: For younger workers, making friends on the job is key

In college, Nicole Cortez easily could find a friend to grab a bite or hit a happy hour. Then she entered the workplace and took a job at an insurance brokerage where most of her colleagues are over 35. Although her company hosts occasional happy hours, Cortez, 24, lacks close friends at work who aren't rushing home to families.

Waiter becomes restaurant owner, then tech entrepreneur

Jose Hevia began his career as a waiter. He became a restaurant owner in the Taco Mac chain and eventually launched his own small chain of restaurants called Cheeky, nicknamed after his dad. But it wasn't until Hevia was in his 40s that he made an abrupt jump into technology.

Your Office Coach: Determining pay not an exact science, but experience certainly counts

Q:Despite having a good salary, I believe I'm not being fairly compensated. Seven years ago, I was hired as a staff accountant making $35,000 per year.Five years later, after several promotions, I was named Chief Financial Officer.My salary is now $120,000.

Manufacturers scramble to fill jobs, struggle to recruit women

When Aleasha Hladilek realized her bachelor's degree in anthropology wouldn't get her a job, she returned to school to become an auto mechanic and a welder.


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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