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Paying for Facebook

They said it would never happen. Pay for Facebook? But nobody said you couldn’t, if you wanted to. Facebook Inc. is letting users in the United States pay a fee to boost the visibility of their postings on the social network, the company’s latest effort to look beyond advertisers for revenue. The promoted-posts-for-users feature, which…

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Are You an Innie or an Outie?

A job interview is usually the time when an employer gets to know the job candidate’s personality to see if he’s the right fit for the job. But what if you could choose a job that’s the right fit for your personality? Are you an introvert or extrovert?     To find out, take this…

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Collection Scare Tactics

“Pay that $17.65 you owe us or GO DIRECTLY TO JAIL. Do not pass Go. Do not collect $200.”  Debt collectors and district attorneys are teaming up to bully bad-check writers into paying their debt. In a practice that has spread to more than 300 prosecutors’ offices, collection companies are sending signed letters on D.A….

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Unlimited Vacation Policies, For One

What’s new in the hiring-and-firing world? Dr. John Sullivan has discovered interesting answers in articles appearing on ERE.net, the top online hangout for recruiting professionals. Dr. Sullivan, well known in the human resource career field, is a management professor at San Francisco State University. Here are some creative ways companies are going about recruiting talent…

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Tardis Technician? Jobs of the Future

Ever evolving, our world and how we earn money to live in it constantly changes, as does technology. This constant movement of ideas and inventions opens the door for us to create new ways to gather cash and stay ahead of the game. Here are some fresh potential jobs that may be in demand in…

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High Paying Jobs

Peter Griffin doesn’t have such a bad gig being a toy designer. In fact, the average salary for one of these jobs is around $53,000. Not bad, not bad at all. Huffington Post  headed to their favorite salary-searching websites (like Glassdoor.com) in search of unusual jobs with fat paychecks. Yep, they exist. And there are many…

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It’s All About Me

You don’t have to be a celebrity to consider yourself a brand. In fact, no matter how low-profile your job, say career experts, it’s increasingly essential to assume the role of CEO not just of your career, but of your life. You can call this enterprise “Me, Inc.” “In today’s job market, being CEO of…

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Options For Affording College Textbooks

Tuition has been paid. The first installment at least. All items to ensure a successful semester have been acquired. But wait, that nasty expense of TEXTBOOKS has yet to dealt with. The average full-time  student at a private four-year college spent $1,213 on textbooks and course materials for the 2011-12 academic year, a 3% increase…

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Not Rich? Put Some Away Anyway

In a perfect world, we’d all put away 15 percent of our salaries annually for retirement as soon as we hit our early 20s. Saving that much so early would put us in good shape financially by the time we turn 65, experts say. But we don’t live in a perfect world. So what is a…

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Where Will YOU Be In Five Years?

Have you ever been asked that vague question on a job interview, “Where do you see yourself in five years?” You know most of the reasons why the question is so bad: It begs a lame joke (“When, Ms. Manager, do you think you will be moving on?”), or brown-nosing (“I hope to be well…

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