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American employers continued to add jobs at a modest pace last month, the Labor Department said Friday. It was the 72nd consecutive month that total nonfarm payrolls rose, marking six full years of continuous job creation in the wake of the 2007-09 recession. The highly anticipated September jobs report was released roughly a month before Election Day and could reverberate in the ongoing campaigns for control of the White House and Congress. Here are the details from...

Wearing a suit at interview isn't always the best idea for a job interview. If you're looking to work in a young, savvy start-up company, turning up suited and booted may put the interviewer off. Equally "flashing too much flesh" or showing too much cleavage, if you're a girl, can send all the wrong impressions.

Whether you like it or not, your personal appearance will be judged as an expression of who you are and your approach to your work. This does not mean that...