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Ask and Ye Shall Receive … a Pay Raise

Via LearnVest By Katie Simon ~ Income growth over the past several years has slowed and the majority of American workers aren’t earning their desired salary. But relatively few employees are taking steps to remedy the situation.According to a recent survey by CareerBuilder, nearly two-thirds of full-time LearnVest


Business News

Molson Coors Brewing CEO to retire at year's end
The Associated Press
DENVER (AP) — Molson Coors Brewing President and CEO Peter S. Swinburn will retire at the end of the year. The brewing company said Friday that Swinburn will be succeeded in the posts by Mark R. Hunter, who currently serves as CEO and president of Molson Coors Europe. (more »)

Career Development

Life Isn’t About Finding Yourself
Business2Community
I have several quotations on the wall in my office. One of them is the following: Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. (George Bernard Shaw) Why did I select this quote to display to my clients? Because I believe, to be most meaningful, their careers must be created (more »)

Business News

Women business owners face gender gap, report says
The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — Women who own small business are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts, a congressional report said Wednesday. The report by Democratic staffers of the Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship (more »)

Career Development

Why Employee Development is Important
Business2Community
Think of the last time you really felt personally aligned with your job or the mission of your organization. Or maybe try picturing the last time you felt both fulfilled and challenged by the projects and tasks you were charged with completing. When was the last time, if ever, you had a clear direction (more »)

Business News

Whiting to top Bakken oil firms in $6B Kodiak buy
The Associated Press
DENVER (AP) — Whiting Petroleum Corp. said Sunday it is buying Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. for $6 billion in stock, worth $13.90 per share, in a deal that will make it the largest producer in the booming Bakken region of North Dakota and Montana. The combined company had (more »)

Career Development

Want To Fix Social Security? Start With Giving Women Equal Pay
Huffington Post
Closing the gender pay gap would do more than just help working women: It could also help shore up the nation’s finances, a new study suggests. Making sure women earn equal pay for equal work could trim Social Security’s long-term shortfall by up to a third, according to a study released Thursday by (more »)

Interviewing

Look The Part: Getting the Interview Dress Code Right
Business2Community
It would be unfair to judge a person’s ability to do a job with how one looks, but sadly, looks do matter, and to land the right job you should know how to dress right. From wearing a well-tapered trousers to a casual finely fitted suit to not chewing gum during an interview, the tips you can have (more »)

Job Search Advice

How To Use Social Media To Demonstrate Thought Leadership
Business2Community
Before we begin, I want to offer a disclaimer: This is not an article on how to be a “social media guru,” a “social media ninja,” or any other over-the-top title that some of us like to use to describe our profession or past time.  This is about how to position your business head and shoulders above (more »)

Interviewing

Bridging the Gap Between What Employers Want and What Employees Can Do
Business2Community
The Great Recession has come and gone, yet startling unemployment numbers remain – particularly for those aged 25 and under. Recent estimates put the unemployment/underemployment rate as high as 39 percent for this age cohort. The unemployment numbers are frustrating – and paint a dismal picture for (more »)

Job Search Advice

Across US job market, layoffs are becoming rare
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — The risk of losing your job is getting smaller and smaller. As the U.S. economy has improved and employers have regained confidence, companies have been steadily shedding fewer workers. Which is why applications for unemployment benefits have dwindled to (more »)

Interviewing

The Top 20 Most Asked Interview Questions
Business2Community
It is important to be prepared before going to an interview. Many of the behavioral interview questions are standard questions that are asked by almost anyone. Therefore, it would be to your advantage to write down your answers and read them out loud to yourself in front of a mirror or to practice (more »)

Job Search Advice

5 Truths About Leadership
Business2Community
As an Organizational Development (OD) and Leadership practitioner, I often find myself having conversations about leadership – what it is and what it isn’t – and how to be a good leader.  It’s time for some truths. So what are some hard truths about leadership? It ain’t easy  – Anyone who has (more »)

Personal Finance

Feds cap fines for not buying health insurance
The Associated Press
MIAMI (AP) — Federal officials have capped the amount of money scofflaws will be forced to pay if they don't buy insurance this year at $2,448 per person and $12,240 for a family of five. The amount is equal to the national average annual premium for a bronze level health (more »)

Tech News

Top 5 Wearable Tech You Haven’t Heard of Yet
Business2Community
When you were a kid did you ever imagine that life someday would be like an episode of The Jetsons? If so, you’re in luck.Forecast calls for 19 billion connected things by 2016, and the wearable technology sector is set to skyrocket from $3-5 billion in revenue to $30-50 billion over the next 2 years. (more »)

Personal Finance

US stocks rise at midday on stronger earnings
The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is rising at midday as a slew of companies report stronger earnings. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 14 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,100 as of 12 p.m. Eastern time Thursday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index climbed three points, (more »)

Tech News

LinkedIn Acquires Bizo, Doubles Down On Content Marketing
Business2Community
Another week, another marketing acquisition. This week, LinkedIn bought Bizo. LinkedIn is not just a forum of professional resumes, it’s a marketing solutions platform, and Tuesday’s announcement of their acquisition of Bizo not only underscores the platform’s strategic positioning as a marketing solution (more »)

Personal Finance

White House: Health subsidies not halted by ruling
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says health subsidies under the Affordable Care Act will continue to flow for the time being despite a major setback delivered by a federal appeals court. The ruling potentially derails billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and (more »)

Tech News

Microsoft CEO sees 'bold' plan as 4Q tops Street
The Associated Press
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella painted an upbeat vision of the future Tuesday, saying that the next version of Windows will be unified across screens of all sizes and that two money-losing units — Nokia phones and Bing search — would become profitable in 2016. (more »)


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