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Job market's new normal: Smaller workforce, sluggish pay

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even after another month of strong hiring in June and a sinking unemployment rate, the U.S. job market just isn't what it used to be. Pay is sluggish. Many part-timers can't find full-time work. And a diminished share of Americans either have a job or are The Associated Press


Business News

Incomes rise for bottom 99 pct.; US inequality still worsens
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Solid job growth is finally boosting paychecks for the rest of us. Incomes for the bottom 99 percent of American families rose 3.3 percent last year to $47,213, the biggest annual gain in the past 15 years, according to data compiled by economist Emmanuel (more »)

Career Development

Getting Ahead in Your Career is Simple If You Understand This.
Business2Community
Getting promoted is great! It often include new roles and responsibilities, a pay increase, maybe even some stake in what you’re making. But how do you go about getting one? There doesn’t seem to be a “best method” for getting a promotion. Some get ahead through loyalty, hard work, others perhaps (more »)

Business News

How To Stuff Your Pocket With A Million Dollars
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I began with absolutely nothing and have actually been blessed with being a gifted writer, given the resources, had the support from family and business associates. One of the few reasons I will not give up in pursuit in my dreams is simply I am “Relentless,” in a good way. I’ve come up with what I (more »)

Career Development

You Are Your Priorities: How to Say “No” and Better Manage Your Professional Life
Business2Community
I came across one of those “40 quotes that…” posts last week on Forbes. As usual, one quote stuck with me: “You are your priorities.” Can’t remember who said it, but I like it because it hits on something I’ve been thinking a lot about lately. How we manage our lives. My priority list is pretty easy: (more »)

Business News

Top American Workplace Trends of 2015 (Infographic)
Business2Community
Working from home is no longer an American dream, as the workplace continues to transition to the digital world. In fact, 84% of Americans work remotely from home more than once a month, according to a new infographic by Workspot – and on a weekly basis, nearly one out of four Americans telecommute. With (more »)

Career Development

20 Colleges Whose Graduates Earn the Most
Business2Community
College is a time for self-exploration and figuring out what you’re passionate about. One of the most complicated aspects of this, though, is figuring out how to find a job that lines up with your interests. It isn’t enough anymore to simply hope that a job will land in your lap after graduation. Given (more »)

Interviewing

How to Nail Your (Surprise!) Phone Interview
Business2Community
For jobseekers, a phone interview can sometimes be just as intimidating as an in-person one, perhaps even more so; when you’re speaking on the phone you have no way of making eye contact or of “reading the room,” nor to pick up on facial cues or other social signifiers. In short, you feel like you’re (more »)

Job Search Advice

How To Write A Resume That Stands Out
Business2Community
To rise above the competition and have a successful job search, you have to do more than hand out resumes and wait for responses that never come. Applying for jobs is more competitive than ever. With the high volume of applications being submitted to job opportunities, the average employer only spends (more »)

Interviewing

How To Botch An Interview: 6 Job Interview Mistakes You Can’t Afford To Make
Business2Community
Interviewing for a new job is a stressful process. How do you convince a total stranger that you’rea competent, qualified adult? Well, start by making sure that you are, in fact, a competent and qualified adult, and then study these six job interview mistakes so that you can avoid them during your (more »)

Job Search Advice

Experts give their take on jobs, Fed and financial markets
The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — If investors hoped Thursday's U.S. jobs report would give them clarity, they were probably disappointed. The report, one of the most-watched pieces of news in financial markets, painted a mixed picture for U.S. employment. And it left a key question hanging (more »)

Interviewing

You’re Making Quality Hires… Find Out Who They Are
Business2Community
Tim Sackett, SPHR, recently wrote an interesting blog post about ‘highly selective’ employers. Many employers take pride in their rate of hiring compared to their volume of applications. Yet citing research from Time Magazine about selective universities, Sackett questioned whether quantity of applications (more »)

Job Search Advice

The 3 Twitter Bio Phrases That Turn Off Hiring Managers (and Offend Real Ninjas)
The Daily Muse
Today, the possibilities of job hunting through Twitter are almost endless: You can follow your favorite companies, connect with the heads of HR, and show that you’re a valuable candidate through your industry-specific tweets. In fact, hiring managers are on there right now looking for potential candidates. (more »)

Personal Finance

10 Online Tools Show What Your Retirement Will REALLY Look Like
Huffington Post
Retirement calculators have totally come of age. Even though most are still sponsored by financial planning and investment sites, many of the calculators nowadays can be downright informative, amusing and sometimes depressing ways to while away the work day. Here are 10 of our favorite calculators to (more »)

Tech News

This $50 Alarm Could Give Millions Of People More Warning Ahead Of Earthquakes
Huffington Post
When an earthquake strikes, survival is often a question of a matter of seconds, and yet in-home earthquake alarms are prohibitively expensive. Currently, Japan is the country that has the most comprehensive nationwide system that warns its citizens when a tremor is heading their way. But a Mexico City-based (more »)

Personal Finance

The 5 Most Common Personal Finance Mistakes
Business2Community
No matter how financially savvy we might be, we are all going to make mistakes when it comes to our personal finances. It could be something as simple as forgetting the due date on a credit card or something as major as coming out on the losing end of a stock trade. Here are some of the most common (more »)

Tech News

Technology Tools To Help You Be More Productive
Business2Community
In our fast-paced work environments, we all tend to look for quicker shortcuts to get our work done while still producing results. Whether it’s using software, online tools or tech gadgets to help maintain your sanity and keep you productive, we all want to get better at our work.When it comes down (more »)

Personal Finance

Private Student Loans Are Trapping Co-Signers, CFPB Finds
Huffington Post
Nine-in-ten borrowers who applied for co-signer release on their private student loans were rejected, a new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau report released Thursday found. Examining 3,100 private student loan complaints received between October 2014 up to March, and another 1,100 debt collection (more »)

Tech News

In Tech: Microsoft Office, Foursquare mayors, Amazon Echo
The Associated Press
Android phone owners can now use an updated version of Microsoft's Office tools for writing, spreadsheets and slideshows. The new Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps are designed to provide more functions on small touchscreens. Microsoft released them for Android phones this (more »)


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