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The Supreme Court just granted a huge victory for women trying to have it all
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is giving a former UPS driver another chance to prove her claim of discrimination after the company did not offer her lighter duty when she was pregnant. The justices on Wednesday sided with former driver Peggy Young in throwing out lower court rulings that rejected her lawsuit. The case […]

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Mark Cuban shares the most important lesson he learned in his 20s
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Shortly after Mark Cuban got his bachelor’s degree from Indiana University in 1981, he moved in with some friends in Dallas and became a bartender. After getting sick of making drinks, Cuban worked at a PC software business, where he built up a strong clientele but provoked his boss to fire him for disobeying an […]

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Here's how to have a successful career without ever being promoted
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We recently solicited readers to submit their most pressing career-related questions. With help from Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of “Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job,” we’ve answered the following: “Can I still be successful without moving up the corporate ladder and getting […]

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Forbes & Glassdoor Agree: These Are the Best DC-Area Cos. to Work for
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Mariott has an impressive 3.7 out of 5 rating on Glassdoor. And that's pretty high when you consider the general negativity that most people carry when rating a company — discontent employees are seemingly more likely to take the time than those that …

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NYC jails boss: Extra $28M in budget for hiring, facilities
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NEW YORK — The city's jails commissioner told lawmakers at a budget hearing Tuesday that an additional $28 million allocated to the fiscal year 2016 budget would go toward facility repairs, new hires and beefing up application screening and …

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Are slaves catching the fish you buy?
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Agents have become more desperate and ruthless, recruiting children and the disabled, lying about wages and even drugging and kidnapping migrants, according to a former broker who spoke on condition of anonymity to avoid retribution. The broker said …

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6 Companies that just made Huge Hiring Plans
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Learn the latest big hiring announcements that just happened across the US and Canada. Each day at CareerCloud we scour the web looking for this hidden job leads that enable job seekers to beat the competition and get hired faster!

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The Best Way to Network on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
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Social networks including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are exceptional avenues to meet potential clients, customers and socialize with professional colleagues. Regardless of which social media sites you utilize, all will go a long way toward growing …

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GoodHire Blog: The Importance of Being Diligent: Why Checking References Isn’t Enough
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As you make your way through the screening process, you may be tempted to make an offer after speaking to a stellar candidate’€™s references, which have, to no one’€™s surprise, come back glowing. But are you safe to stop there?

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5 Questions to Consider When Hiring a Candidate With a Criminal History
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Do you really know who you’re hiring? If you’re not completing an employment background check, you may be missing red flags about your potential hires. Every effective hiring strategy includes a few essential steps. Phone screens, in-person interviews, and office tours. But every veteran recruiter, hiring manager, or HR professional knows there is yet another […]

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How Using LinkedIn Recommendations Can Help You Find Your Next Employee
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In his book Ultimate Guide to LinkedIn for Business, search engine optimization and online marketing expert consultant Ted Prodromou explains how you can use LinkedIn to quickly engage with ideal customers, partners, and employees, showcase your …

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Retirement Outlook Improves Post-Recession, But Still Shaky for Many
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The number of workers age 60 or older currently delaying retirement has reached a post-recession low of 53% — down from 58% last year and 66% in 2010, according to CareerBuilder's annual retirement survey. “As household financial situations continue …

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6 social media faux pas that can turn off recruiters
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A 2014 CareerBuilder survey found that 36 percent of hiring managers have passed on a candidate for this very reason. Putting down your workplace in the public sphere reflects badly on you because it makes recruiters doubt whether you're a team player …

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Marc Benioff Wins The 2014 Crunchie For CEO Of The Year
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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff had a whirlwind 2014 both professionally and personally and he's capping it off with the Crunchie award for CEO of the Year. Benioff made a $100 million donation to the UCSF Medical Center last year to help it build a new …

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