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View from Venus: Women need to band together to reach the top

To be competitive, women need to learn how to put their networks to work and actively help other women so that Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton are not exceptions to the rule.

Sunday - 12/30/2012, 12:37pm EST

Tags: view from venus, books, Randi Martin

A full serving of the graveyard shift, with a side of insomnia, drunks and memories

The sound of clattering dishes inside The Diner in Adams Morgan betrays the late hour as hurried servers scuttle between tables. While most people are getting ready for bed, the graveyard shift at this Northwest D.C. eatery is just getting started.

Friday - 12/28/2012, 08:27am EST

Tags: restaurant, Adams Morgan, dining out, alicia lozano

Employers add to staffs as holidays near

In the Frederick area, stores looking for holiday help also include Macy's, Target, J.C. Penney and Best Buy. Managers say applicants range from teens to retirees.

Monday - 11/19/2012, 02:00am EST

Tags: Frederick, retail, Christmas,

Millennials burning out at work by age 30

They seem to have it all, but look closer, and many hard-working Millennials are burning out at work by age 30.

Sunday - 11/11/2012, 12:43am EST

Tags: millenials, Forbes, Max Smith

Virginia gets better picture of hourly workers

The portion of hourly workers in Virginia being paid at or below the federal minimum wage fell in 2011, but that number has climbed steadily over the past 10 years to around 7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday.

Friday - 10/12/2012, 02:46pm EDT

Tags: jobs, hourly workers

Millennials fail to dress properly for interviews (VIDEO)

Millennials -- people born between 1981 and 2000 -- fail to wear appropriate interview attire and are not inquisitive enough, hiring managers say.

Wednesday - 09/26/2012, 05:58am EDT

Tags: millenials, jobs, Dress Code, job interview, david burd,

Washington leads nation for computer sciences jobs

Career website Indeed.com ranks Washington the top market in the nation for computer science majors looking to land a job.

Thursday - 09/20/2012, 10:13am EDT

Tags: Indeed.com, Computer Sciences Corp., Falls Church, jobs

The good and the bad news about jobs recovery

The good news: employers are starting to hire again. The bad news: the new jobs are low-paying.

Monday - 09/03/2012, 06:52am EDT

Tags: jamie forzato, The New York Times, jobs, unemployment, national employment law project

Report: U.S. working more hours, world working fewer

For the second year in a row, the average hours worked by Americans has increased.

Monday - 07/30/2012, 06:02am EDT

Tags: john aaron, economy, 24/7 Wall St.

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