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    Senate Republican Holds up Jobless Benefits

    Senate Republican Holds up Jobless Benefits
    WASHINGTON – As Congress raced to leave Washington for its Easter recess, a Republican senator blocked a stopgap bill to extend jobless benefits, saying its $9 billion cost should not be added to the national debt. As a result, some people who have been out of work for more than six months will at least temporarily lose benefits. Newly jobless people ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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    New Recruiting Tool: Companies Promise to Help Pay Student Loans

    New Recruiting Tool: Companies Promise to Help Pay Student Loans
    For years, there has been the same formula to enticing new employees: health benefits, 401K and opportunities for growth. However, with the rise of millennials in the workforce has come a variety of creative benefits to lure some of the best minds to tech, financial and creative industries. These range from lounge rooms filled with ping pong tables to six-week sabbaticals ...
    Published about 2 years ago | Rated: +23
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    Choose Staffing as a Career & Love What You Do

    Choose Staffing as a Career & Love What You Do
    Whether you're currently in college considering different career paths or you're looking to make a career change, the workforce solutions industry – that’s staffing and recruiting companies - offer endless diverse professional employment prospects for motivated individuals at all experience levels. Last year, staffing & recruiting was a $130 billion industry in the United States and it continues to grow. In ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +29
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    Social Media Mistakes that Can Cost You the Job

    Social Media Mistakes that Can Cost You the Job
    You may think that your social media accounts don’t matter and assume that most companies won’t actually take the time to look at your social media accounts. You may think that, but you’d be wrong. According to a 2015 study by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), 43 percent of employers check on a job applicant’s social media presence and ...
    Published about 1 year ago | Rated: +29
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    Lady Gaga Teams with NY Governor to Pass Campus Assault Bill

    Lady Gaga Teams with NY Governor to Pass Campus Assault Bill
    It’s another pairing you wouldn’t expect as far as Lady Gaga is concerned. The pop star has teamed up with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to urge the passing of what’s being called the “Enough Is Enough” bill. The legislation combats sexual assault on college campuses in New York State. The two co-wrote an open letter, exclusively released on Billboard concerning ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +26
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    24 Off-Limits Interview Words

    24 Off-Limits Interview Words
    An interview’s tone can be changed with the mere usage of one or more words. Certain words set the scene and, unfortunately, using the wrong vocabulary can make the difference between you getting the job or being cut from the application process all together. While it may seem trivial, using these words can cloud what you’re really trying to say or ...
    Published 11 months ago | Rate This
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    College Majors that Make the Most Money

    College Majors that Make the Most Money
    You’ve heard the old saying: do what you love; love what you do. But doing what you love doesn’t always lead to a lucrative career. Given that more students are graduating with debt than not, money may lead to financial freedom – which could “buy” a degree of happiness. So when it comes to college majors, which provide the most bang ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +24
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    10 Happiest Places to Work in the U.S.

    10 Happiest Places to Work in the U.S.
    What makes people happy in their jobs? Is it the money? The working culture? The location? Forbes’ top 20 happiest places to work appears to be a little of all three. Most top 20 locations are either on the East or West Coast, and it shouldn’t be a surprise that three of the top 10 locations are in Silicon Valley. Also, ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rate This
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    7 Job Negotiation Strategies

    7 Job Negotiation Strategies
    When entering the work force, it’s important to keep negotiation tactics in mind when considering your job offers. After all, business is business. And, while it’s certainly understandable to be over the moon because you’ve received a job offer, it’s important to keep those emotions on the inside. Often times, graduates jump on the first offer they receive after graduation without ...
    Published 11 months ago | Rate This
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    Grad Students Petition for Employee Status: Labor Board Reconsiders Stance

    Grad Students Petition for Employee Status: Labor Board Reconsiders Stance
    For most graduate students, teaching undergraduates, research and grading can take up long hours. But, they’re still considered students, not employees. Most of these students, however, will tell you that this is, in fact, work and would like to be considered employees by universities rather than students. While many graduate students are given a stipend and some even have the benefit ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +23
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    Job Search Prep: 3 To-Dos

    Job Search Prep: 3 To-Dos
    It's time for you to do some internship or job search prep. The good new is that this prep isn’t too intensive or time-consuming. In fact, you could accomplish it all in one afternoon. 1. Create or update your LinkedIn profile. If you don’t have a LinkedIn profile, it’s time to jump on board this “social media” outlet. LinkedIn allows you ...
    Published 11 months ago | Rate This
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    Keep it Professional: Social Media and the Job Search

    Keep it Professional: Social Media and the Job Search
    For four years, your social media presence has been all about impressing your peers and working on that perfect selfie angle. But believe it or not, your future employer could care less about which side is your best side. In fact, if they saw all 872 of your selfies, you probably wouldn’t be at the top of their candidate list. So ...
    Published 11 months ago | Rate This
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    Top 5 Jobs with the Widest Gender Pay Gap

    Top 5 Jobs with the Widest Gender Pay Gap
    Equal pay for equal work: It’s a no-brainer, right? Apparently, it’s not – at least if we’re judging by what’s going on with women’s wages across the nation. According to Yahoo Finance, “On average, women in America earn 78 cents for every dollar a man makes.” While the wage gap has improved within the last few decades, progress is slowing down. ...
    Published 11 months ago | Rate This
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    Work the Room: Networking Tips

    Work the Room: Networking Tips
    Meeting with people who work in a career or company that interests you is a great way to get a jump-start on your dream job. They'll not only let you know about opportunities in the field, but they can also give you some great advice based on their experience. However, in order to get the information you need, you have ...
    Published 11 months ago | Rate This