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Wal-Mart opens hiring centers to staff two D.C. stores

Wal-Mart, the nation's largest retailer, has announced 600 job openings at two of its stores scheduled to open later this year in the District and hundreds of local workers have flocked to a hiring center in hopes of landing on of those jobs.

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 11:29am EDT

Tags: Wal-Mart, living wage bill, Vincent Gray, Dick Uliano

D.C.'s 'living wage' bill still in limbo

A D.C. bill that sparked a national debate because it would require big retailers to pay workers a minimum of $12.50 an hour remains in the hands of the D.C. Council more than 40 days after lawmakers officially approved it.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 01:30pm EDT

Tags: D.C., Wal-Mart, living wage, Vince Gray, jobs, Nick Iannelli

DC employment stops growing

After consistent growth, even during tough economic times, it appears D.C. employment is grinding to a halt.

Wednesday - 07/31/2013, 04:25am EDT

Tags: job growth, dc jobs,

Gray: Living wage bill could slow D.C. development

D.C. Mayor Vince Gray won't say whether he will veto a bill that requires big-box stores to pay workers a minimum of $12.50 an hour.

Friday - 07/26/2013, 02:58pm EDT

Tags: Vince Gray, living wage, Wal-Mart, big box stores, minimum wage, Colleen Kelleher


Wal-Mart may have to pay D.C. employees $12.50 an hour

The D.C. Council has given preliminary approval to a bill that would require large retailers like Wal-Mart and Target to pay their employees at least $12.50 an hour.

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 06:48am EDT

Tags: Wal-Mart, Target, wages, D.C. Council

Good to Go: Advice for moms and dads returning to the workforce

For many families, there comes a time when a parent who has acted as the main caregiver or childcare provider for his/her family makes the decision to return to part-time or full-time employment. Here are some tips for that transition.

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 10:33am EDT

Tags: Good to Go, parents, work, jobs, Katie Howard

Why millennials are failing job interviews

Hiring managers have noticed young, newly graduated job seekers are doing some strange and inappropriate things during interviews.

Thursday - 05/02/2013, 12:06pm EDT

Tags: del walters, job interview, USA TODAY, millenials,

What are the worst jobs? The best?

Everybody complains about his job at some point, but who really works in the worst professions? is out with its annual list.

Thursday - 04/25/2013, 07:27am EDT

Tags: jobs, best jobs, worst jobs

Washington among best metro areas for young adults

Washington is one of the top ranking metropolitan areas that offer the best chance for young adults to establish themselves in post-recessionary America.

Thursday - 03/28/2013, 02:24am EDT

Tags: D.C.,

Transitioning back to work after an extended break

Whether you planned to take a break from your job for a period of time, or it was an unexpected surprise, there are things you can do to make the transition back to work easier on you and your family.

Monday - 03/11/2013, 08:16am EDT

Tags: work, career coach, Christie Mims

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