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Unemployment rate rises to 6.2%

After gangbusters jobs growth in June, hiring slowed to a less impressive pace in July.

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Middle wage jobs on the rise

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Middle-class jobs are finally coming back

Hiring in low-wage jobs like retail and fast food have been plentiful in recent years, but that's changing now. Middle-class employment is on the upswing, thanks to the strengthening economy.

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Start-ups can sometimes spur employee perks

How does this sound? On top of your regular two weeks of paid vacation plus holidays, your employer lets you take as much summer vacation as you like, and pays you for all but one-quarter of the time.

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'Brutally honest' cover letter leads to job

For fresh-faced college graduates looking to land that first job, standing out from the crowd is never easy. Matthew Ross did just that.

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Rotten bosses come in at least 6 different flavors

We asked CNNMoney readers to tell us what makes a rotten boss. Based on their answers, seriously awful managers seem to fall into one of six categories:

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Apple sued by employees over labor issues

Apple has another employee lawsuit to contend with.

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You're more likely to get a raise now

Workers rejoice: Economists say their companies are granting more pay raises this year.

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Obama bars contractors from LGBT bias

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Obama bars contractors from LGBT bias

President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday banning federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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World's 2nd-richest man suggests 3-day work week

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is suggesting that workers shift to a three-day work week. The catch: He would require 11-hour work days and workers to stay on the job until age 70 or 75.

The Financial Times reported that in a speech at a conference…

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Microsoft cuts 18,000 jobs

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wasn't kidding -- he really is making bold changes. The software giant said it would cut 18,000 jobs within the next year -- about 14% of the company's 125,000 employees.

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Go to law school. Rack up debt. Make $62,000

Lawyers have been struggling for a while now, but it's gotten even worse: Half of lawyers are now making less than $62,000 a year, according to the National Association for Law Placement.

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