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Is that a legal job interview question? It's murky
Wed May 30, 2012
That's because they're having that one new hire do the work of the two or three people laid off -- and they'll pay you an entry level wage (if that) if you are actually offered the job.
Like Wal-Mart before it, Target becomes villain
Thu Jul 14, 2011
Don't bother trying to apply at Target if you're an older worker and are already unemployed. They don't even bother to get back to you to say "Thanks, but no thanks".
Jobless '99ers' have fallen though the safety net
Thu Jul 7, 2011
A friend of mine is about to lose her apartment of nearly 20 years this weekend, and will be homeless. As she has been more than three years without a job (she is also a 99'er), she's run through any of her savings and what little she had in her 401K. I'll add that she's 60 years old and that her …
Funding scarce for training new hires
Thu Jun 23, 2011
They need to also note that experienced people age 40 and older are finding it more difficult to find jobs. While age discrimination is illegal, it's not difficult at all to quietly prescreen a potential employee by entering their name in any search engine, along with the city they live in, to get i …
Do you think debt collectors deserve more respect?
Mon Jun 13, 2011
Considering the tactics that these agencies useI have no sympathy for their employees, who are , it appears, encouraged to threaten debtors
Exxon is kinda sorry it made $11B this quarter
Thu Apr 28, 2011
11 BILLION profits in FIRST qtr paid 59 billion taxes over 5yrs do the math 2.5 billion per qtr there abouts is that 11 bil after taxes??????? That is indeed the definition of "profit".
What do you think of the newly designed Volkswagen Beetle?
Mon Apr 18, 2011
Soon, the VW Beetle will be unrecognizable compared to the original, much like what happened to the Mercedes. The changes are too drastic.
Ex-Hawaii official denounces 'ludicrous' birther claims
Sun Apr 10, 2011
Barack Obama's Mother, Stanley Ann Dunham, was born in Wichita KS, and grew up in Kansas, California, Oklahoma, and Texas. She died in 1995 in Hawaii, of ovarian cancer. His grandmother was apparently attempting to bolster village prestige with her claims.
'Star Wars' vs. 'World of Warcraft' - the gauntlet is thrown
Wed Mar 16, 2011
As a wise person once said... EA Games...where innovation goes to die. I'll stay with WoW.
Rahm Emanuel wins Chicago mayoral race
Tue Feb 22, 2011
So, despite the "best" efforts of the radical Reich to keep it from happening by using their pet judge, he managed to be elected. Go Rahm. :) Congratulations!
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