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Girl Talk: I’m Working 100 Jobs For $100

Creativity is the cure for unemployment. This summer, despite being a relatively successful z-list commercial model and actor in Montreal, Quebec, I hit the Sahara desert of dry spells. Needing…

Aimee Davison | December 17, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Would You Resort To Stealing Your Favorite Lip Gloss?

The recession is affecting everyone. From layoffs to budget cuts, a few money problems are inevitable it seems. But in England, those issues are hitting the middle class so hard…

Bianca Posterli | November 12, 2009 - 12:50 pm

How Unemployment Can Improve Your Style

There’s no doubt about it. Getting laid off sucks. What happens next is the stereotypical lifestyle of depression, daytime television and sweatpants. This may be fine for a week or…

Leonora Epstein | October 2, 2009 - 12:40 pm

Detroit City Council Trying To Ban Lap Dances

Oh, to have been a fly on the wall at the Detroit City Council meeting yesterday. DJs, strippers, and club owners descended on the council, begging to be left alone.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 30, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Does Being Unemployed Change The Way You Dress?

Today the Wall Street Journal supplied a helpful article on how to dress and act after one has been laid off. The advice regarding comportment seemed straightforward enough: Don’t badmouth…

Erin Flaherty | August 21, 2009 - 7:00 pm

Woman Sues School After Three Months Of Joblessness

Trina Thompson graduated in April with a bachelor’s degree from Monroe College in New York. It’s now August, and she still hasn’t been able to find a job. Now, Thompson…

Catherine Strawn | August 3, 2009 - 7:10 pm

Are You Unemployed? Blog About It!

It was the first week of January when the CEO of my company called everyone into the conference room to have a heart-to-heart about how the recession would affect our…

Ami Angelowicz | July 24, 2009 - 8:30 pm

Getting Hired In A Sea Of Unemployment

Employment rates reached 9.4% this month—the highest they’ve been in the past 26 years. Great, so nearly a tenth of the U.S. is unemployed, and I’m graduating college in a…

Justine Fields | June 7, 2009 - 9:00 am

Pfizer To Give Out Free Viagra To The Unemployed

In this economy, a lot of people are suffering, but at least one corporate giant doesn’t think our sex lives should. Pharmaceutical company Pfizer announced it will give “free prescription…

Wendy Atterberry | May 15, 2009 - 10:30 am

Where To Meet Him: An Unemployment Circle

As the unemployment rate continues to rise, job clubs are becoming the hot spot for those desperately seeking employment, because they offer networking opportunities and group therapy. But job clubs…

Annika Harris | March 5, 2009 - 5:00 pm

Recession Romance: When Women Bring Home The Bacon

Bread, bacon, clams —whatever you call it, women are the ones bringing it home these days. According to The New York Times over the past year, as companies from Citibank…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | February 27, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Poll: Would Your Relationship Suffer If He Lost His Job?

When the two people in a relationship make vastly different incomes, things can get tricky — just yesterday Wendy told us how she felt trapped in a past relationship because…

Catherine Strawn | December 16, 2008 - 3:45 pm
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