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Macy's holiday hiring up 3.6 pct

Macy's plans to hire about 86,000 seasonal holiday workers nationwide to bolster its stores, call centers and distribution hubs. That number represents a 3.6 percent increase from a year ago. Read more »

Sept. 29, 2014

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4 things you don't want your boss to know

There are some things you might want your boss to know, but here's a list of four things that might be worth hiding. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Something that may have caused the Great Recession of 2008 is coming back

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Subprime lending is back. This time for auto loans. The question is whether or not subprime lending to borrowers with poor credit will lead to another financial bubble bursting and Round 2 of the... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Work is sometimes the best medicine

Your job may cause you stress or frustration, but it could also be the best medicine. New research has shown that those with anger and depression can benefit from a stressful work environment. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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The power of girls and tech could change the world

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What would you like the world to look like in 2030? World leaders, acclaimed activists and a few celebs put their heads together at the annual Social Good Summit in New York City. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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How the fashion industry drives your shopping choices

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The fashion industry operates at high speeds. Consumers take advantage of low prices, buying clothes often. Why are some industry insiders trying to pump the brakes? Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Private actions are company business

The nation may still be debating the NFL’s handling of Baltimore Ravens’ running back Ray Rice’s domestic troubles, but the message the incident has sent is clear — messing... Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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Americans aren't confident about their financial situations

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The 2014 American Values survey illustrated a gloomy economic situation in American households. Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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Balancing act: Do you love your boss, or is he 'missing in action'?

I've been lucky to work for several managers who proved through their words and actions that they genuinely cared about my success and about me as an individual. I'm sure I'm not alone in this good... Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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Alicia Keys is asking a simple question to save kids and help the poor: Why are we here?

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R&B singer Alicia Keys received a standing ovation when she announced that she was kicking off the movement "We Are Here" movement with $1 million of her own money at the annual Social Good Summit... Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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How much of your paycheck do you take home?

Ten percent of middle aged Americans have their wages slashed by debtors, NPR reported last week, and over $50 billion in consumer credit card debt will likely be added to America’s existing... Read more »

Sept. 22, 2014

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Why one inner-city kid didn't sell drugs to make ends meet

Noe Rueda was raised in a loving but devastatingly poor home on Chicago’s West Side. To make ends meet, and to help financially support his mother and family, Rueda sold odds and ends and... Read more »

Sept. 22, 2014

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Wal-Mart to increase holiday hiring by 10 pct

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it plans to hire 60,000 temporary holiday workers for the crucial holiday season, an increase of nearly 10 percent from last year. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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FedEx to add 50,000 seasonal jobs

Growth in online shopping is boosting profit at FedEx, and the company plans to hire more than 50,000 extra workers to handle what is shaping up as another record year for holiday-season package... Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Balancing act: Sometimes a 'serious' office is actually a silly place

The average corporate office is a serious place full of serious people doing serious work. Or so we'd like to believe. The reality is, to paraphrase Monty Python, that Cubeville is often a silly... Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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How employers can improve the nation's health

Employers need to tackle the national health problem by improving how they operate, according to an article published yesterday in the Gallup Business Journal. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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These are America's 10 poorest congressmen

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Not all of Congress has a high net worth. In fact, there are plenty of politicians without much net worth at all. Here's a look at the poorest politicians in America right now. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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11 jobs that need women ... and men

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Women and men are always entering the workforce. But some jobs are looking for more men than women, and more women than men. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Which new iPhone is right for your family members?

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Want to know which new iPhone you should have? Or if the iWatch is something to strap on? Here's a look at which of the new products is best suited for your family members. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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Here are 10 ways young people can get rich now

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Money is one of the biggest worries for millennials. So how can millennials make back some cash and get rich? Here are a couple of plans that can help. Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014

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An argument for raising the minimum wage

American fast-food workers need and deserve a $15 an hour minimum wage. Raising it to that level would be the first step to healing our battered work force and building toward a hopeful economic... Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014

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Nonprofit internships: Can you afford to work for free?

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For recent college grads, sometimes doing an unpaid internship for a nonprofit is a nonoption. Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

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Employers are hiring fewer people, and some job seekers are just giving up

U.S. employers added just 142,000 jobs in August, snapping a six-month streak of hiring above 200,000 and posting the smallest gain in eight months. Read more »

Sept. 5, 2014

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10 great cities for grandparents

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Wondering where your grandparents may be moving to next? Or a city they may like? Here are 15 cities that may fit the bill. Read more »

Sept. 3, 2014

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Freelancers and millennials help usher in the age of the independent worker

For much of the past century, the era of Big Work — the 40-hour workweek and its employer-provided benefits — were the foundation of our economy. That was then. Now, independent work is... Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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