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Guess Why Blue Ivy Will Find It Easier to Get Promoted at Work

We can already see a bright future for Beyonce and Jay-Z’s newborn Blue Ivy. But it turns out she was given an advantage to succeeding in the work force (and it’s not what you’re thinking). A new study finds that people with simple, easy-to-pronounce names are more likely to be favored for a promotion at work.

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What Are the Least Common Jobs in America?

Standing out from the crowd doesn’t always require a booming voice or a wacky hairdo. Sometimes it can be as simple as what you do for a living.

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NASA Wants to Hire You — No, Seriously

Lots of little kids dream about becoming astronauts — and for some lucky grown-ups, those dreams could become a reality. NASA recently concluded an open call for civilians to apply for a spot in the next astronaut class.

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What Type of Work Are Americans More Willing to Try Than They Were Last Year?

Seems Americans are getting a lot more flexible about employment options — according to a new survey, we’re changing the way we look at temp work, in particular.

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What States Are the Best — And Worst — To Find a Job?

If you’re one of the millions of Americans currently looking for work, you might want to consider moving — seems your odds of landing a job are better in some states than others.

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Is Money Really the Most Important Part of a Job?

The second annual Simply Hired Job Seeker Survey reveals that when it comes to our jobs, some things truly are more important than money.

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One in Five Americans to Get Second Job for the Holidays – Survey of the Day

The holidays can be expensive, and this year 21 percent of Americans plan to get a second job to help pay for all the gifts and travel costs that go with the season.

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Hallmark Sympathy Cards for the Unemployed

With the US unemployment rate hovering around nine percent, it’s nice to know someone‘s business is thriving. In this case, that someone is Hallmark, which recently began selling sympathy cards aimed at those who’ve lost jobs.

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