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How to prepare your finances if you're leaving your job

Laying the groundwork for a successful job search is about more than just your reputation. A job search can take months — in some cases, up to a year or more — so it is very important... Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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Justices weigh bias claim of pregnant UPS driver

Two of the three women on the Supreme Court vigorously questioned a UPS lawyer Wednesday over the company's refusal to give lighter duty to a pregnant worker, a closely watched case with... Read more »

Dec. 3, 2014

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Tips for managing 401(k) money after leaving a job

When you lose or leave a job, it's important to know what to do about any money that's stashed for you in a former employer's 401(k) retirement plan. There are lots of options. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2014

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The 10 most dangerous jobs in America

When you think about hazardous jobs, you probably don’t think trash collector or truck driver; but, according to the Bureau of Labor statistics, they are two of the most dangerous jobs in... Read more »

Dec. 3, 2014

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Former UPS driver sues the company over its treatment of pregnant employees

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Peggy Young only has to look at her younger daughter to be reminded how long she has fought United Parcel Service over its treatment of pregnant employees, and why. Read more »

Dec. 1, 2014

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Why no one is good at multitasking

If you put “great at multitasking” on your resume, you lied, according to ABC News correspondent Dan Harris. Read more »

Dec. 1, 2014

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Why 'Shark Tank' investor Barbara Corcoran thinks daydreaming is the key to success

Barbara Corcoran made her money building a real estate empire, but that doesn’t mean she always had a plan. Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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How one 27-year-old saved his way to $1 million

Anton Ivanov is a 27-year-old Russian immigrant. His family was not wealthy, and he’s not a celebrity, investment banker or the next Mark Zuckerberg. But he’s a millionaire. Read more »

Nov. 13, 2014

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How the Food Network's Barefoot Contessa moved from the White House to TV

The Food Network’s Barefoot Contessa (aka. Ina Garten) started her career in the White House, working on nuclear energy policy. But she wasn’t happy. Read more »

Nov. 12, 2014

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Why Utah is the next Silicon Valley

Utah boasts a lot of great things — epic national parks, high-class ski resorts and top-notch cuisine, to name a few — but it’s also a great place for business. And companies that... Read more »

Nov. 12, 2014

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Balancing act: It's time for men to speak up about work-life balance

In a recent survey, 78 percent of female respondents reported that they had never heard a successful man talk about the difficulty of having a career and a family. So why aren't more men making... Read more »

Nov. 11, 2014

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Why you've got the career ladder all wrong

Mention a climb up the career ladder to most people, and their first thought is moving into the job of their immediate supervisor. This might be the most obvious move, but it is often not the best. Read more »

Nov. 7, 2014

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Are workplace perks the answer to employee unhappiness?

Happy workers mean more productivity and company worth, but only 20 percent of workers feel really valued. Read more »

Nov. 7, 2014

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Today's must-read faith and family stories

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For a couple of months now, we’ve been circulating an internal email to our staff that includes articles from across the Web that cover faith and family-related topics. Read more »

Nov. 4, 2014

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Do men talk openly about balancing work and family?

I'm quite good at balancing things. Plates on my head, scoops of ice cream on a cone, a child in one arm and several bags of groceries in the other while trying to open a door. Read more »

Nov. 4, 2014

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9 reasons you may never retire

Why are more people over the traditional retirement age still working? I’m 63, with many friends and family who are in this age bracket, and most of us still “work,” although the... Read more »

Oct. 31, 2014

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4 reasons it pays to be thin and assertive, or a man

Gallup recently reported that both men and women believe “fair pay” is the biggest hurdle women face in the workplace. But there’s more to biases in the workplace than just the... Read more »

Oct. 31, 2014

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How 'Shark Tank' investor Daymond John learned the value of family

As his career progressed, millionaire and "Shark Tank" investor Daymond John learned the true value of family through trial and error. Read more »

Oct. 29, 2014

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Balancing act: Stress, burnout, mistakes top list of workplace fears

Most people will face some kind of fear at work during their careers, but what scares residents of Cubeville the most? A new survey says that "having too much work leading to stress or burnout"... Read more »

Oct. 28, 2014

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Technology can help employees disconnect from the office, if used correctly

While the common assumption may be that technology is ruining work/life balance, some of its features could in fact help. Read more »

Oct. 28, 2014

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3 money moves to make before a career change

If you're considering transitioning to new employment, here are a few strategies to consider before leaving your current position. Read more »

Oct. 27, 2014

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Why the CEO of the Container Store pays himself less and his employees more

Kip Tindell, CEO of the Container Store, believes in paying higher wages to attract the best workers and make it possible for them to live on their income. Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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Americans still prefer male bosses

In 1953, more Americans “preferred a male boss” over a female, and the same is true today. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Employers and job seekers might as well be from different planets

Half of job seekers don’t even meet the basic requirements for the jobs they’re applying for. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Balancing act: What is your ROI for seeking work-life balance?

In the business world, we often talk about "return on investment," or ROI. But when it comes to work-life balance, perhaps we should discuss a "return on life/time investment," or ROLTI. How does... Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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