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    Save Unexpectedly on Your Groceries

    Save Unexpectedly on Your Groceries
    Home-cooked meals and grocery coupon clipping have become the cost-cutting ways of the recession. Still, many of us are still spending money we don't need to at the store. *There are ways to make food shopping a less expensive — but still healthy — trip every time.* You just need to plan ahead, make a list and avoid some common missteps ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Do You Have What It Takes to Work for a Small Business?

    Do You Have What It Takes to Work for a Small Business?
    The Big Picture: Before Wal-Mart, Apple, and Disney were corporate empires, they started out as small businesses driven by passionate people who each had a vision. Small businesses are part of America’s roots. They foster entrepreneurial spirit and pave the way for innovation and creative thinking. The Numbers: Small businesses are technically defined as an independently owned firm with 1-100 employees. ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    A Bachelor's in Finance Can Equal a Great Entry-Level Job

    A Bachelor's in Finance Can Equal a Great Entry-Level Job
    Do numbers add up for you? Do dollars make sense? If so, consider investing your undergraduate years in a finance major to prepare for a career in business and financial services. There are dozens of occupations on the finance side of the ledger. Here are a few of the most common possibilities for bachelor's degree holders: Actuary If you've ever wondered ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    The Undergraduate's Guide to the Big Four Accounting Interview

    The Undergraduate's Guide to the Big Four Accounting Interview
    If you're looking to sign on with a Big Four accounting firm after graduation, a solid grade-point average, leadership in extracurriculars and internship experience will all put you in good position. But to land the job, you'll need to nail a competitive, complex interview process. Interviewing at one of the Big Four -- Deloitte & Touche USA, Ernst & Young, KPMG ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Outlook for Jobs Is Improving

    Outlook for Jobs Is Improving
    An economic survey out today provides fresh evidence that a fitful recovery is underway as customer demand grows in the third quarter for the first time in more than a year and the jobs outlook brightens a bit. For the first time since the recession began, the portion of companies planning to add employees in the next six months outnumbered those ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Tipping Etiquette: Don't Look Like a Tightwad in Front of Your Business Associates

    Tipping Etiquette:  Don't Look Like a Tightwad in Front of Your Business Associates
    Whether you're entertaining clients or out with business associates, knowing the proper gratuity for a service or meal is critical. If you are noticeably unsure of yourself, you may come off as unsophisticated, and if you are inaccurate you may come off as a cheapskate. You need to make sure you are comfortable with these simple financial transactions. Here are MonsterCollege's ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Forensic Accountant

    Forensic Accountant
    Job Description Some public accountants specialize in forensic accounting—investigating and interpreting white-collar crimes such as securities fraud and embezzlement, bankruptcies and contract disputes, and other complex and possibly criminal financial transactions, including money laundering by organized criminals. Forensic accountants combine their knowledge of accounting and finance with law and investigative techniques to determine whether an activity is illegal. Many forensic accountants ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    5-Step Guide to Becoming an Accountant

    In this era of economic uncertainty, it’s not just about making money. For businesses and individuals alike, minimizing expenses and documenting all business transactions correctly and honestly have become just as important as maximizing revenue. That’s where accountants come in. Despite the “bean counter” stereotype, accountants are invaluable employees who lead clients through the ever-changing worlds of tax and finance. ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    10 Stupidest Fall Fashions

    Wear these styles at your own risk I love fall. The beginning of crisp weather, Halloween, and — finally! — the end of wedding season. But my favorite thing about fall is the return of cool-weather attire. Scarves, coats, and boots — call me conservative (or insecure), but I'll take them over bikinis and sundresses any day. This year, we've ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    College Graduates: Top 25 Cities for Finding Your Entry-Level Job

    College Graduates: Top 25 Cities for Finding Your Entry-Level Job
    Now more than ever, it’s important to get the best bang for your buck. And there’s no question about it — when it comes to value, not every U.S. city is created equally. Why chase a great salary if your rent swallows most of it, unemployment is skyrocketing and you spend two hours a day just to get to and from ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +33
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    Best Cities to Earn More

    Best Cities to Earn More
    Despite the gloomy economy and bleak job outlook, there are scattered cities where wages are rising and the number of jobs is increasing. Washington, DC, and several parts of Texas top the list, but cities as far apart as Anchorage and East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, continued to experience job and wage growth at the end of last year, according to Bureau ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Three Steps to a Winning Pharmacist Resume

    Three Steps to a Winning Pharmacist Resume
    As an increasing number of job seekers enter the pharmacy field, competition for the most desirable jobs will heat up. While resume writing is not typically taught in pharmacy programs, it's a skill worth developing. If you follow these three steps, you will be on your way to creating a resume that will maximize your calls for job interviews. Step 1: ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Fight Cancer as a Radiation Therapist

    Fight Cancer as a Radiation Therapist
    Medical advances have made radiation therapists among the most sought-after specialists in the field of radiologic technology. "Improvements in cancer treatment have enhanced survival rates, so there are more patients requiring therapy," according to a study by Allied Consulting, a national healthcare staffing firm in Austin. Indeed, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics projects much faster-than–average job growth for radiation therapists ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    The Real Deal on Green Jobs for Students and Recent Grads

    The Real Deal on Green Jobs for Students and Recent Grads
    Everyone seems to claim that when they graduated from school, the job market was the worst it’s ever been – kind of like how when they were young, they walked to school 10 miles in the snow uphill both ways. While I’d love to be more reassuring, there’s no point in my skirting the issue – as far as anyone can ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Careers By Degrees: Entry-Level Job Prospects Guide College Choices

    Careers By Degrees: Entry-Level Job Prospects Guide College Choices
    Sep. 28--Being a college student can be scary. As students stand face to face with their futures, much time is spent worrying, "Am I making the right decisions? What will become of me?" [widget:becoming_a_community_10_step_guide] With a jobless recovery looming on the horizon, there is a lot of gloom in the halls of higher education. "Students are now beginning to panic," said ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +15
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    20 Career Lessons from Celebrities

    20 Career Lessons from Celebrities
    Celebrities. We love to hate them. We also love to watch their every move, laugh at their mistakes and scrutinize their decisions. Before they hit it big, even celebrities struggled to land that first entry-level job . That's why, like them or not, their celebrity status means not only have they achieved career success, they’ve also got a heck of a ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Discover the Entry-Level Job You Were Born For

    Discover the Entry-Level Job You Were Born For
    So you've been hearing that voice again, the one that says you're not doing what you were born to do. That may be true, but how do you figure out what you should be doing? To begin answering this question, examine whether your current or hopeful career path matches your core interests, beliefs, values, needs and skills. Professional career counselors usually ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +13
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    Don't Eat Your Way Out of an Entry-Level Job Interview

    Don't Eat Your Way Out of an Entry-Level Job Interview
    The biggest obstacle to getting a new job may be the plate of spaghetti that falls on your lap. Even in these days of shrinking expense accounts, prospective employers often take job candidates out to eat as a step in the interview process. The breakfast/lunch/dinner interview makes sense for employers for several reasons, says Jill Zoromski, senior vice president and director ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Fast Track Your Career at a Fed Job Fair

    Fast Track Your Career at a Fed Job Fair
    WASHINGTON -- We. Are. Hiring. Reassuring words to hear, especially when the economy is still giving mixed signals. On Thursday, hundreds of job seekers and dozens of employers participated in Monster's Keep America Working tour stop in Vienna, VA, outside of Washington D.C. Since March, the Keep America Working tour has canvased the country connecting employers who are ready to hire ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Don't Let Money Lead You Down the Wrong Career Path

    Don't Let Money Lead You Down the Wrong Career Path
    One Monster member writes: "I'm just wondering: What is a good field to go into after college? I'm in my first year of college and have changed my major twice. I want to make at least $90,000 a year and will do just about anything that doesn't involve a lot of math. Could you give me some options?" These words are ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +5