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Weakness in U.S. labor, unemployment data send sour signals

Weakness in U.S. labor, unemployment data send sour signals

The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits unexpectedly rose last week while U.S. manufacturing improved only slightly in August, worrisome signs for an economy struggling to create enough jobs. unemployment Initial claims for state unemployment benefits rose 4,000 to a seasonally adjusted…

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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Mastering LinkedIn (Part 1)

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Mastering LinkedIn (Part 1)

With more than 100 million users, LinkedIn is the most popular social network for professionals as well as one of the top social networks overall. Are you using it to its fullest potential? While Facebook, Twitter, and now Google+ have been generating the most buzz…

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Why I tossed your resume

Why I tossed your resume

“The applications are in,” my colleague told me as she walked into my office. “Here you go.” I didn’t have time to look up from my computer before a hollow thump echoed in the room. She had dropped a stack of paperwork four inches high…

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Shark Week at the Office: Survival Guide

Shark Week at the Office: Survival Guide

Each summer, Discovery Channel’s “Shark Week” capitalizes on our collective fear of large, toothy fish with seven days of programming dedicated to topics like “Rogue Sharks,” “Killer Sharks” and “How Sharks Hunt.” At the same time, however, the people at Discovery Channel want us to…

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Working Moms Continue to Struggle with Work-Life Balance

Working Moms Continue to Struggle with Work-Life Balance

Parenting is tough on any given day, and it does not get easier when one or both parents work outside the home. As you might expect, working moms have their own unique situations to confront.A As withA all workers, today’s competitive workplaces, demanding positions and financial obligations…

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