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The 15 best colleges for your money
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A college education is a big investment of both time and money, and all you can do is choose the right program, work hard, and hope it pays off. “We want to ensure that students have access to the best information available when evaluating the financial return on their college investment and when making decisions on how to best […]

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Steve Jobs destroyed the 'follow your passion' myth just before he died
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If you ask a friend about what you should do with your life, the phrase “follow your passion” will probably come up at some point.   It’s the internet’s favorite piece of career advice, as evidenced by the 1,300 business books about “passion” on Amazon.  It’s also misguided. Take it from “So Good They Can’t Ignore […]

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Barack Obama's go-to career advice is perfect for anybody who has felt stuck
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Last month President Barack Obama was interviewed by the beloved photo blog Humans of New York. When asked a penetrating question — “When is the time you felt most broken?” — the commander-in-chief gave a telling answer. “I first ran for Congress in 1999, and I got beat,” he said, “I just got whooped.”  It […]

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Here's why student athletes are likely to succeed in a finance job
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Eight Olympians — and several more decorated athletes — can be found working at One Equity Partners, according to BloombergBusiness. One Equity Partners is not a sports marketing or entertainment company — it is a private investment firm. The high concentration of athletes at this investment firm — which some may find surprising — is no coincidence. […]

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Big Data for HR: Does Big Data Take the Human Out of Human Resources?
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Until 2004, The Boston Red Sox had not won a World Series since trading Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees in 1918. Then they won the World Series again in 2007. After 86 years of losing, they finally upped their game.

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Job Watch: City of Turlock Hiring Human Resources Technician
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Qualified candidates must have at least an Associates Degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field, as well as three years of progressively responsible technical secretarial and/or administrative support work of …

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Eggers Industries appoints director of human resources
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TWO RIVERS – Eggers Industries, a manufacturer of high-end architectural wood products since 1884 and based in Two Rivers, has promoted Lynne Swenson to the position of chief human resources and administrative officer. Swenson will be an officer of …

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CareerBuilder Releases This Year's Most Unbelievable Excuses for Calling in Sick
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The national survey was commissioned by CareerBuilder and conducted online by Harris Poll from August 11 to September 5, 2014 and included a representative sample of 3,103 workers and 2,203 hiring managers and human resource professionals across …

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Social media continues to cast a shadow over Millennials
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A Harris Poll on behalf of CareerBuilder last year found that 43% of employers surveyed used social media to research candidates. Cruzvergara says that while researching job candidates' social media accounts happens across all fields, it is more common …

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SEJ Summit 2015 Speakers & Panelists in Chicago
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Allison Fabella has been practicing search engine optimization for over a decade and is currently Global Director of SEO at CareerBuilder. Prior to joining CareerBuilder, Allison managed SEO and Social Media for the largest newspaper in the South East …

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The enemy at Europe's gates
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It would come with a joint intelligence cell that could provide the information and cooperation needed to monitor and control the flow of would-be jihadists from throughout Europe and, perhaps even more important, on their way back home after serving …

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Georgia state basketball championship preview
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Georgia commit and four-star prospect Jordan Harris has put up monster numbers all year long for Seminole County, but he might be about to meet his match on Friday afternoon. Crawford County's Will Jerrell, a 6-foot-5 wing who we feel has the potential …

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Nine ways your LinkedIn profile photo is leaving the wrong first impression
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DISCLAIMER: Although I do poke a little fun at the LinkedIn profile photos featured in this article, I do sincerely hope each of these people reads the recommendations I have suggested and makes the appropriate changes to their LinkedIn Profile photos.

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How to network on LinkedIn like a pro
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Having people write recommendations about you on your LinkedIn profile is a great way to boost your “social capital.” It shows employers that your past and present colleagues value you as a professional. What's the best way to get recommendations?

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