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July Jobs Report: 4 Pieces Of Good News Buried In The Gloom

Filed under: Economy

The long, slow slog that is improvement in the labor market continued in July, the Labor Department reported Friday. For many job seekers, that means the difficulty many have experienced in landing a new position remains.

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How Social Recruiting Is Revolutionizing the Job Hunt: A Q&A with the CEO of JobFox

Filed under: Economy, Careers When it comes to finding your next employer, online job boards are out and social recruiting is in, says Robert McGovern, the chairman and CEO of JobFox.com, a free website that enables job seekers to tap into private hiri…

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People@Work: The Sorry State of America’s Wage Earners

Everyone knows that the typical American household has been running in place or falling behind financially, thanks to stagnant wages and rising prices. But a new study from the the Economic Policy Institute shows that the proble…

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How Much Does Your Name Affect Where You Work?

Names define us, but do they determine our life choices? The idea that our names can influence those decisions is what psychologists call “implicit egotism.” To test the concept, a recent study looked at how our names might affe…

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Fewer Americans Get Employer Health Insurance

Amid high unemployment rates and rising health-care costs, a smaller proportion of Americans — less than 45% — are getting health insurance from their employers, according to a recent Gallup survey.
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