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Unlimited Vacation Policies, For One

Posted by on Sep 2, 2012 | 0 comments

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 and weeding out...

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Tardis Technician? Jobs of the Future

Posted by on Aug 29, 2012 | 0 comments

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 the next 10 years. The one common thread with them all is “technological know-how”. Along with...

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High Paying Jobs

Posted by on Aug 25, 2012 | 0 comments

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 more than you may think. Some of these don’t require a...

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It’s All About Me

Posted by on Aug 21, 2012 | 0 comments

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 your own career is a necessity,” says Jay Scherer,...

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Options For Affording College Textbooks

Posted by on Aug 13, 2012 | 0 comments

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 from the previous year, according to The College Board, a...

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Not Rich? Put Some Away Anyway

Posted by on Aug 8, 2012 | 0 comments

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 struggling 20-something supposed to do in a tough job market and growing student-loan balances, among other...

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