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Balancing act: Company offers 4 tips for managing telecommuters

Some job tasks are definitely harder to do from home than in the office. And some teams may be harder to manage when people are working remotely. To help combat the latter problem, Robert Half... Read more »

April 29, 2014

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Maybe you shouldn't look for your dream job

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Dream jobs seem like the right thing to shoot for. But are those occupations really all that dreamy? Read more »

April 26, 2014

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Why small businesses want a higher minimum wage

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Small businesses want a higher minimum wage, even though they may be getting more loans. Read more »

April 22, 2014

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Salt Lake City's inversion problem could mean bad news for business

In recent years, Salt Lake City has attracted positive attention for having an environment conducive to start-up businesses and career growth. But that could change if the city can’t keep... Read more »

April 19, 2014

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Balancing act: French ban on after-hours email raises work-life questions

Americans have been known to scoff at what we see as a lack of work ethic among Europeans. However, a recent change in French work regulations has me thinking that they might have a good idea when... Read more »

April 15, 2014

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Do we work too much, or too little?

How much work is too much work? France and Sweden have some interesting answers. Read more »

April 11, 2014

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Obama plans to fight the gender pay gap, but will it work?

The gender pay gap is back in the news, and this time it is President Barack Obama who put it there. Read more »

April 8, 2014

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Balancing act: Avoid nasty surprises of new job by preparing before interview

Have you ever been surprised by an unexpected duty shortly after starting a new job? In a new survey, 41 percent of respondents said a role they had accepted at a company was different than what... Read more »

April 8, 2014

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Why the 1 percent don't feel rich

While it may seem easy to be 1 percenter, it's actually not the life of the rich and famous you'd think. Read more »

April 6, 2014

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Wealth inequality is quickly growing

A recent Slate article looked at wealth inequality and how fast it might actually be growing in the United States. Read more »

April 3, 2014

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Women may be the key to box office success

A new study has shown that movies featuring women in starring roles do better at the box office. Read more »

April 3, 2014

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Chill pill: Why America is so stressed out

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Americans are overworked, anxious and stressed. But is this a product of more than just working toward society's ideals? Or is it something scientific? Read more »

April 2, 2014

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Marriage may be costly, but it's leading to happiness

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The price of marriage in America is certainly changing. But it may be the key to happiness. Read more »

April 1, 2014

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On The Money: How new graduates can take on the job market

Recent college graduates entering the job market can face a variety of challenges, especially with a recovering economy. Read more »

March 24, 2014

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On The Money: With changing seasons come seasonal jobs

As winter slowly gives way to spring, a fresh avenue of employment will bloom once again — seasonal work. Read more »

March 17, 2014

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Teens struggle to squeeze into the job market

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Who are struggling significantly to find jobs? Teenagers, and it's not because they're lazy. A new report suggests its because they're being under-utilized. Read more »

March 14, 2014

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Small companies pound pavement to get big deals

When a small business can boast having big clients like Wal-Mart and Procter & Gamble, their peers often want to know how they did it. Read more »

March 12, 2014

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For women, lower grades might mean more money

Settling for less when it comes to GPA could be financially beneficial for women, The Washington Post’s Cathrine Rampell argues. Read more »

March 11, 2014

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On The Money: Preparation can ensure job-fair success

Job fairs offer a good opportunity for job hunters to meet with company recruiters and explore potential employment. Simply attending a career fair, however, does not guarantee landing a job. Read more »

March 10, 2014

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Which state has the most minimum-wage workers?

A recently released map shows some states are higher than the rest in terms of minimum-wage workers. Read more »

Feb. 27, 2014

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Millennials shouldn't worry about tax season

Doing taxes shouldn't be a tough task for millennials. In fact, it's one thing millennials can do right among the other "adult" tasks they might not be doing. Read more »

Feb. 24, 2014

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The 'Tips for Jesus' creator speaks out

San Francisco Magazine interviewed the original tipper for 'Tips for Jesus,' and found out a little bit more about the campaign. Read more »

Feb. 24, 2014

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Maryland college wants to base president's salary on janitor's pay

A college in Maryland is in the early stages of approving a proposal that would make the president's salary based on whatever the janitor makes. Read more »

Feb. 20, 2014

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LinkedIn gives members more room to share insights

LinkedIn is hoping to unleash more wisdom on its professional networking service by giving its 277 million accountholders more space to share their experiences and insights. Read more »

Feb. 19, 2014

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Female breadwinners aren't always happy

Women who reluctantly became their household’s top financial earner are less happy, CNN reported. Read more »

Feb. 14, 2014

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