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10 ways to work from home

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June 28, 2013
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Whether you're a stay at home mom, a student or even a retiree looking to supplement your income, there are a number of jobs that you can do from the comfort of your living room, and most of them aren't completely weird....Continue Reading

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Office perks aren't enough to perk up disengaged employees

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June 24, 2013
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Maybe it's a product of the booming start-up tech scene, but it seems that more and more job listings nowadays offer up such perks as free food for employees, in-office massages, and even workday ping-pong tournaments in a bid to attract top talent. But according to a new survey from Gallup, these supposedly wondrous ...Continue Reading

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The Top 10 Most Hiring-est Cities in America

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June 21, 2013
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The jobs and careers website Glassdoor has a new report out this week listing the top 10 cities for hiring in the US....Continue Reading

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Britain's economy vs. employment

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June 17, 2013
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The Washington Post's Wonkblog had an interesting article this weekend comparing Britain's economy and unemployment to other major economies, with plenty of charts and graphs to ponder. They key point to take away is that while Britain's economic recovery has been slower than any of its past recoveries, with only 2.5% ...Continue Reading

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Revenge of the Unpaid Interns

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June 14, 2013
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If you missed the story earlier this week, two interns successfully sued Fox Searchlight Pictures for their unpaid labor on the set of "Black Swan," for which they said they received none of the educational or vocational training that interns are supposedly entitled to get in exchange for their free labor....Continue Reading

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The coolest jobs in the world...

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June 12, 2013
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We've seen lists of the best jobs, the worst jobs, the hardest and the highest-paying. But how would you go about making a list of those jobs that carry that undefinable essence of cool? The jobs that, regardless of pay or opportunity for advancement, would make your high school enemies quiver with envy? The ...Continue Reading

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Beware the gatekeepers

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June 11, 2013
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In a time when openings for great jobs are attracting hundreds and hundreds of applications, the hardest part of a job search can be getting past the "gatekeeper" — that sorry soul whose task it is to sift through the initial stack (or towering pile) of resumes. Susan Adams at Forbes has some advice for making it past ...Continue Reading

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How to pick a face, and other leadership lessons

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June 10, 2013
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It's a difficult enough question to have to ask your friend or your partner, let alone your boss: "Are you mad at me?" This was the question that Adam Bryant of The New York Times was surprised to hear from a colleague one day after he had inadvertently scowled at his coworker....Continue Reading

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The greatest mystery of all: Why you didn't get hired.

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June 07, 2013
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It's perhaps the most frustrating part of the job hunt: not getting hired, and never knowing why. Especially when a resume seemed perfect, and an interview went swimmingly well....Continue Reading

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More jobs, but are they better jobs?

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June 06, 2013
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As the job numbers creep upwards — both in the US and other world economies — it is important not to assume that these statistics provide definitive evidence that everything is getting better....Continue Reading

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Upcoming webinar with Lou Adler

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June 05, 2013
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Headhunting legend and originator of performance-based hiring Lou Adler will be hosting a free webinar tomorrow (Thursday) from 10-11am. He'll be speaking about how to recruit and hire from the large and talented pool of so-called "passive candidates" — those who aren't necessarily looking for a new job....Continue Reading

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Perry's state-to-state job raids irk other governors

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June 03, 2013
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With national jobs numbers the go-to statistic for assessing the health of the US economy as a whole, it's easy to overlook the sometimes fierce battles that states wage amongst themselves to attract businesses and create jobs....Continue Reading

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