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Stabbin’ at Chuckie’s

This was no ordinary peeved waiter. Last week,  an employee at a Chicago Chuck E. Cheese stands accused of  allegedly stabbing a difficult diner’s companion with a box cutter. The Sept. 30 incident at the Southwest Side restaurant arcade reportedly began with a confrontation over a salad plate. According to CBS, police said 19-year-old employee…

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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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“Forgot” His Dental License In Mexico City

This dentist doesn’t take insurance. A 32-year-old man had a thriving dental practice operating out of a home near Melrose Park, but Cook County sheriff’s police said he lacked one important item: a medical license. Special Ops Unit officers got a tip about the dental practice, but when they tried to set up an appointment, a…

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Creepy Carnie Arrested

What’s creepier, clowns or carnies? What about creepy carnies accused of sexual assault in the the fun house? A carnival worker is being held on $200,000 bond by the Cook County Sheriff’s Department and is accused of the sexual assault of a 3-year-old child in a fun house at last weekend’s Schaumburg Septemberfest, police said…

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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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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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