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Companies Looking for Alternative Work Perks to Lure Millennials, Gen Z

More employers are looking at alternative work perks to lure top talent from the ranks of millennials and Generation Z, as the baby boomer generation gives way to younger generations ...
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Seattle’s Minimum Wage: How High Is Too High?

In June of last year, the University of Washington's Seattle Minimum Wage Study Team released a report on the impact of Seattle's minimum wage hike through the end of 2015. ...
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Unemployment Still Above 5% in Several States

Economists claim "full employment" is a jobless rate of a 5% or less. The national figure for May was 4.3%, so the labor market is deemed as being extremely healthy. ...
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McDonald’s Uses Snapchat to Add 250,000 Summer Jobs

McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD), one of the oldest fast food companies in the world. will use one of the newest social media networks, Snap Inc.'s (NYSE: SNAP) Snapchat to recruit ...
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Plenty of Jobs for Teens, Like Wrangling an Alpaca, If They Want Them, Report Finds

School is out in many parts of the country, leading to what has been one of the rites of passage for teens — the summer job. And there is good ...
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One-Third of People Lie in LinkedIn Profile — Research

According to student and personal loan marketplace LendEDU, a third of respondents to a recent survey said they lie about themselves in their LinkedIn profiles. Over 10% say their profiles ...
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Black Unemployment at 7.5%, Among Black Youth 27.3%

One group that has not enjoyed the drop of national unemployment to 4.3% is black Americans. According to the May unemployment report, the jobless rate among black Americans was 7.5%. ...
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Retailers Announce Most Job Cuts of Any Category, Says Challenger Gray Report

The May jobs numbers might be good for the United States, however, the number of layoffs rose last month from the same period in 2016, with retailers slashing the most ...
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10 Jobs Overdue For a Pay Raise

The job market is looking stronger and that might mean you should be getting a raise. The economy created 211,000 jobs in April, according to U.S. Labor Department data, after ...
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American Workers Use Only Half of Their Vacation Time

Work hard, play hard. For American workers, that old bromide might more appropriately be "work harder, play a little." According to a recent study, in the past 12 months, ...
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10 Top Jobs for New College Graduates

An estimated 1.8 million students will be getting bachelor's degrees this year, and most of those newly minted scholars will be looking for a job, if for no other reason ...
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The 10 Cities Where Tech Salaries Stretch Furthest

Jobs in high technology generally pay very well. A recent story at Bloomberg News noted that of the 25 top-paying U.S. jobs, 11 were in the tech industry. The U.S. ...
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Markets Brace for Key Payrolls and Unemployment Data

The U.S. growth engine is still moving. Unfortunately, that growth and enthusiasm and strength has started to dial down in recent weeks. We have seen weaker than expected growth in ...
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Workers Participating in Mass General Strike in the US on May Day

The first organized U.S. May Day strikes occurred on May 1, 1886, when more than a quarter million U.S. workers walked off their jobs demanding an 8-hour workday. Chicago strikes ...
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Unemployment Rate Drops Below 2.9% in 5 States

The national unemployment rate for March was 4.5%. In five states is it much lower, below 2.9%, which shows how much the jobless situation can differ from place to place. ...
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