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Is Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day on the Decline?

April 26, is “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work” day. But the 20-year-old annual event may be losing relevance and declining in popularity due to a variety of factors.

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What the…? Woman Fired After Donating Kidney to Boss [VIDEO]

In today’s economy, it seems even donating a kidney to your boss isn’t a guarantee of job security.

Debbie Stevens, a Long Island divorced mother of two, alleges that she was fired from her job after donating a kidney to her manager, Jackie Brucia, and now she’s seeking millions of dollars in compensation.

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Recent College Graduates Having a Ridiculously Tough Time Finding Work

As the debate rages over whether getting a college degree is worth the money, a new set of statistics is giving many people pause — seems half of recent college grads are either jobless or underemployed in positions that don’t fully use their skills and knowledge.

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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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