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Interview Horror Stories Finally Revealed From Employer Survey

Many job hunters have reported some rather bizarre interviews, but they aren’t the only ones surprised during the process. Turns out employers have plenty of eyebrow-raising stories of their own.

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Banker Leaves One Percent Tip, Tells Waitress to ‘Get a Real Job’

The Occupy Wall Street crowd may have derided the so-called “one percent,” but someone is so proud to be in those upper ranks that he showed his disdain for the rest of us by tipping a restaurant server exactly — yes — one percent on a tab, and including a nasty note to boot.

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What Does Your Facebook Profile Tell a Prospective Employer?

It’s pretty common for companies to scout out the social media accounts of prospective hires — and now a new study from Northern Illinois University says Facebook profiles are actually a pretty good predictor of job performance.

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Why Have Job Interviews Gotten So Weird?

For job interviews, it used to be enough to just show up in a nice suit, answer some perfunctory questions and be on your way.

But these days, some companies have changed the interview process so much that candidates wind up feeling as though they’re trying out for a reality TV show instead of simply vying for a 9-5 paycheck.

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Which Workers Think Their Jobs Make the World a Worse Place?

Does your job make the world a better or worse place? That’s what 30,000 workers were asked last year — and their answers have given researchers a lot to talk about.

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Why Do Women Perform Better Than Men in Job Interviews?

Jobs interviews are stressful for everyone, but a new study reveals that while women are generally more on edge before meeting with a prospective employer, their interviews went better than those of their male counterparts — mainly because the ladies coped with the stress better.

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Why Do So Many People Dislike Their Bosses?

Bosses are some of the most hated people on earth — and a new study breaks down exactly why.

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Fewer Americans Have Employer-Based Health Insurance

Fewer Americans got their health insurance through an employer in 2011 than in 2010, according to a new report from the Gallup Healthways Well-Being Index.

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