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    Unemployment Rate Remains Even Over Last Month

    Unemployment Rate Remains Even Over Last Month
    JUNE 2011 — Unemployment for the month of May remains at 8.7%— the same as April, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The economy did gain jobs in May —54,000 —but that’s down from a 232,000 gain in April. Meanwhile, the number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits rose again remaining above the 400,000 mark for the ninth ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: -1
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    Surprisingly Strong Jobs Data Signal Turning Point

    Surprisingly Strong Jobs Data Signal Turning Point
    It's the clearest sign yet the recession is finally ending: Employers laid off far fewer workers in July, the jobless rate dipped for the first time in 15 months and workers' hours and pay edged upward. Those are the kind of figures that could give Americans the psychological boost necessary for recovery to take root after the worst recession since World ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Meet MonsterCollege's $5000 Spring Giveaway winner!

    Meet MonsterCollege's $5000 Spring Giveaway winner!
    Congratulations to Chris Botelho for starting the Spring off right! The Brown University freshmen is MonsterCollege’s $5000 Spring Giveaway winner! Tell us about yourself: I'm currently Pre-Med with hopes of matriculating to medical school right after my undergraduate years here at Brown, and eventually becoming a pediatrician.  However, instead of majoring in Biology, Chemistry, or some other science as most Pre-Meds ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +3
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    8 Money Saving Tips from the Great Depression

    8 Money Saving Tips from the Great Depression
    The economy is sour and we have yet to see signs of the recovery in our own lives, but there’s no need to hoard every penny you’ve got and live in fear. Why? We’ve been through bad times before. And we didn't just survive — we emerged even stronger and smarter than before. When? The Great Depression of the 1930s, for ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +5
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    25 Gifts Under $25 for Your Coworkers

    25 Gifts Under $25 for Your Coworkers
    The holidays, when the weather gets cold, the malls get crowded, and you spend time with your family, friends and … coworkers? It's true, even though you have a whole lot of shopping ahead of you for your loved ones, gift-giving around the office is as popular as ever these days. When you take into account holiday parties and the whole ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    The Worker's Guide to Making the Most of Summer

    The Worker's Guide to Making the Most of Summer
    If you’re working this summer – a full time gig or an internship – chances are you’re longing for the days when you could sit in the park, go to the beach, enjoy a leisurely afternoon at Starbucks, or do the many other things people who don’t have to get back to work can enjoy. And beautiful weather makes it all ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Paid Internship: Monster's Community Manager Bootcamp

    [photo:227284] Introducing the Monster.com (Paid!) Community Manager Bootcamp JUNE 23, 2011 — In 2 months, get trained by authorities on community management and help Monster.com build an engagement strategy for twenty-something professionals. What will you be doing? Participating in Community Management Bootcamps led by Kathy O’Reilly, Monster.com Director of Social Media Relations, and Ryan Paugh, community-building expert and Founder of BrazenCareerist.com. ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +5
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    The Top 8 Banned Super Bowl Ads You Wanna See, But Won't!

    The Top 8 Banned Super Bowl Ads You Wanna See, But Won't!
    Every year there are the commercials that make it to the Super Bowl, and then sadly, some that don't - never to be seen by the beer-loving, chip-eating, jersey-wearing public. Some might call the commercial spots controversial, some might call them just too stupid to air. Check out our picks for the Top 8 commercials, past and present, that you won't ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Make the Most of Your Summer Weekends

    Make the Most of Your Summer Weekends
    Times are tough. Especially if you’re working your first job – which historically is not the highest paying gig you’ll ever have. But that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy your coveted weekends. In fact, there are tons of things to do that will make you feel like you’re getting the most out of your summer, and not breaking the bank doing ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Editor First Person: Why Traveling is Worth It's Weight in Gold

    Editor First Person: Why Traveling is Worth It's Weight in Gold
    Since I was a little girl, I remember hearing my parents talk fondly about their travels in a time when they were young. Before us kids were even a “glimmer in their eye”. A time when they were free and experiencing all life had to offer. Like the time they were chased through a Moroccan bazaar by a street vendor that ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +8
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    How to Travel on a First Job Salary

    How to Travel on a First Job Salary
    The best time to travel is when you’re young. Seeing the world changes you—and helps shape your world view. When you’re young, traveling is less about “vacation” and more about experiencing culture. Most likely you don’t have kids to worry about or a mortgage to pay. But…it’s expensive. And the catch is that most young people don’t have a lot of ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +21
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    Unemployment Rises in June

    Unemployment Rises in June
    JULY 8, 2011 -- The Nation’s Unemployment rate rose to 9.2% last month – up from its two year low of 8.8% in March. The bad news is adding to spreading fears that the recession is headed for a “double dip”, where things could get worse again before they get better. In June, employers added almost no new jobs. Only 18,000 ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: -9
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    Growing Interest in 'Green' Wine

    Growing Interest in 'Green' Wine
    A growing number of Americans are taking second looks at what they're buying for food to make sure they're not only making the healthiest choice but the most environmentally friendly one as well. The interest in buying green extends to wine as consumers go local, buy organic and even search out lighter bottles that use up less energy in shipping. There ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rate This
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    The First Michelin-Starred Chef on Your iPhone

    The First Michelin-Starred Chef on Your iPhone
    Patrik Jaros is the first Michelin-starred chef to present his best recipes aimed at young people as an application for the iPhone and the iPod Touch. If you download "Patrik's Easy Cooking" from the App Store (category Lifestyle), you will experience the world of modern creative cooking. Patrik Jaros manages to conjure up the tastiest dishes using leftovers from your fridge. ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    More Students to Drive home for Thanksgiving

    More Students to Drive home for Thanksgiving
    Nov. 19--More Americans will take to the roads but fewer to the skies this Thanksgiving, as travelers control spending amid tough economic times, automotive and travel group AAA predicted Wednesday. AAA forecast that 38.4 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles from home for the holiday, up 1.4 percent from last year. About 86 percent will drive, up slightly, thanks ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    How the Nation's Debt Crisis Could Affect You

    How the Nation's Debt Crisis Could Affect You
    It’s hard to miss the debates over the federal budget crisis. If the government doesn’t raise the debt ceiling by fast approaching August 2, 2011 the country will default on its loans. But what does that mean for you, the average fresh-out-of-college, American worker? It could mean everything from a freeze on student loans to higher credit card payments. If the ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Five Holiday-Break Activities to Advance Your Career

    Five Holiday-Break Activities to Advance Your Career
    You're done with exams, and now it's time for holiday break. Three straight weeks of couch lounging and video games sounds great when you're up to your eyeballs in coursework, but it isn't very productive long term. Why not devote some time and energy to one or more of these five low-key activities that will leave you in better career ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Thanksgiving: Cut Costs, Not Flavor

    Thanksgiving: Cut Costs, Not Flavor
    The holidays are stressful enough without worrying about money, too. If you're a little tight on cash this season (or just want to save a few bucks!) we've researched the top ways to get the most out of your Thanksgiving feast. Just because you're saving money doesn't mean that you're losing flavor. In DIY Turkey's case, you're actually adding your own ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Don’t Be Such a Millennial

    Don’t Be Such a Millennial
    Earlier this month, CNN contributor and national columnist Ruben Navarrette, Jr. wrote an opinion piece on millennials in the job market, saying, “millennials are tech-savvy, highly educated and have incredibly high self-esteem even if they haven't done much to deserve it.” And he’s not alone. Needless to say, Navarette’s assessment was a bit controversial to both millennials and non-millennials. But is ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +10
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    Interested in Writing for MonsterCollege?

    Interested in Writing for MonsterCollege?
    Interested in writing for MonsterCollege? We are looking for people to contribute: • Interview Advice Articles • Employer Reviews • Resume & Cover Letter Tips • How-To Professional Guides • Career & Job Seeking Advice • Original Videos If you are interested in any of these options, please send an e-mail to info@college.monster.com
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +11