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Could Your Social Media Profiles Cost You a Job?

A new CareerBuilder survey of 2,300 hiring managers and human resource professionals shores up the warnings many experts give job-seekers about social media — namely, what you post could wind up costing you a position.

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Some Companies Are Actually Letting Co-Workers Determine Employee Bonuses

The company bonus might be a novel way to motivate employees and reward good work throughout the year, but it’s sometimes hard to gauge at bigger companies.

That may be why some firms are trying a novel way to award bonuses.

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Fort Worth, Texas Mulling Controversial Move to Not Hire Smokers for City Employment [VIDEO]

If you’re a smoker who lives in Fort Worth, Texas, you may soon have to scratch city employment off your list of job prospects — the city is considering a ban on hiring tobacco users.

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What Are Some of the Nation’s Fastest Growing Industries?

Some industries like real estate and the newspaper industry might have taken a noticeable nose dive during the recent downturn in the economy, but others have seen an equally noticeable rise.

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How Much Do Women Earn Compared to Men? — Dollars and Sense

For decades, many groups have highlighted the pay disparities between men and women, and a new report from the American Association of University Women pointed out just how big the earnings gap is.

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More Workers Are Telling Their Employers to Take This Job and Well, You Know…

The job picture might look bleak overall, but there are a lot of positive signs that things could be turning around.

One of the most interesting indicators are the number of workers who are quitting their jobs.

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What Industry Has the Highest Unemployment Rate?

It goes without saying that times are tough, but it’s been on some than others.

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Why Are So Many Workers Suing Their Employers?

The recession resulted in nine million Americans getting pink slips from their employers, with the workers who remained often forced to pick up the slack by putting in longer hours for the same pay.

Now some of those employees have filed suit demanding overtime wages to which they say they were entitled but never received.

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