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Looking for a job near home? Good luck, it's getting harder

WASHINGTON (AP) — Remember the Detroit man who walked 21 miles to work? James Robertson's arduous daily journey back and forth to a low-wage factory job, widely reported last month, is just an extreme version of an increasingly common problem: Finding a job near home is The Associated Press


Business News

US stocks rise on rebound in oil, strong company results
The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks advanced Friday, capping a strong week, helped by a recovery in the price of oil and earnings from Olive Garden owner Darden Restaurants and sportswear giant Nike. The Nasdaq composite index inched closer to its all-time high set at the height of the (more »)

Career Development

Sending LinkedIn Invitations that Will Start a Real Connection
Business2Community
You’ve found someone on LinkedIn and want to connect. The “when,” “why” and “how” of when you send an invitation to connect can go a long way to setting up a fruitful relationship, let alone getting you past the “connection accepted” stage. (If you actually haven’t found a potential connection yet, (more »)

Business News

Federal agencies make $125B in improper payments last year
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agencies made $125 billion in improper payments last year, including tax credits to people who didn't qualify, Medicare payments for treatments that might not be necessary and unemployment benefits for people who were actually working, said a government report (more »)

Career Development

4 Power Productivity Books That Can Help You Get More Done—in Less Time
LearnVest
Via LearnVest By Aaron Taube - If you've ever felt like, despite your best efforts, you can't seem to get to the bottom of that daily to-do list—join the club. But just because being a productivity ninja seems like a farfetched concept to you doesn't mean you shouldn't try. After all, for most of us, (more »)

Business News

Stock Investing: Selecting Stable Markets
Business2Community
For newer investors that are looking for ways to start building on their nest egg, it is important to assess the current state of the options that are available.  But if you have no experience with traditional investments, this can seem like a daunting task.  Fortunately, it is relatively easy to identify (more »)

Career Development

How to Stay Top of Mind With Your Contacts
Business2Community
Once upon a time you could remember all of your business contacts with ease. The people you interacted with to maintain your business were a select group. You knew all of their names, their kids names, and where they went to college. It was easy to connect with them and stay in touch. You also walked (more »)

Interviewing

How to Salvage a Bad Interview
Business2Community
With job interviews, even countless hours of preparation can lead to some iffy moments when the interview takes place. It’s impossible to fully prepare for interview unless you hold a crystal ball that predicts the future. There will often be questions or statements said that can catch one off guard, (more »)

Job Search Advice

The Dos & Don’ts Of Applying For Your First Digital Job
Business2Community
If you’re applying for your first digital job, it can be hard to know where to start because a lot of the advice that’s out there regarding things like climbing the digital career ladder just isn’t relevant for you because you’re pretty much starting from scratch. Needless to say, the digital sector (more »)

Interviewing

How To Answer “What Have You Learned From Your Past Jobs?”
Business2Community
At Bubble, we like to spend a lot of time writing up advice and tips for you when it comes to answering common interview questions, as well as some that you might not expect to be asked. The “What have you learned from your past jobs?” question certainly falls into the latter category, but it is one (more »)

Job Search Advice

What Skills Employees Need To Learn To Get A Job
Business2Community
The education system is broken, and things need to fundamentally change in the way we teach students and hire employees. Employers place way too much importance on school, when what employees truly need to be successful in their careers isn’t taught at any of these schools. The education system, and (more »)

Interviewing

Hiring Talent: The Try It, Before You Buy It Strategy
Business2Community
Finding and landing a job is a lot like dating – and it should be that way since finding a job and a mate are equally impactful life decisions, neither should be taken lightly. As a potential job candidate during my earliest career days when I went through multiple interviews and jobs, I always saw (more »)

Job Search Advice

Applications for US jobless aid barely rose last week
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits basically held steady last week, as the job market continues to outpace broader economic growth. The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly applications for unemployment aid rose slightly by 1,000 (more »)

Personal Finance

Americans’ Favorite Credit Cards Are …
LearnVest
Via LearnVest By Shana Lebowitz - Americans love their plastic. And for good reason: If used responsibly, it can help you boost your credit score or even travel the world at a serious discount. But there seem to be certain brands of plastic that consumers love more than others—a new survey by personal (more »)

Tech News

Can Disruptive Technologies Disrupt Your Career?
Business2Community
Disruptive Technologies I am attending SxSW Interactive this week. I am amazed at the possibilities for market disruption in so many areas.Twitter was launched at SxSW in 2007, and now you see hashtags on just about every news outlet. Will disruptive technologies disrupt your career, industry, or (more »)

Personal Finance

29 Smart Ways to Make Money on the Side in 2015
Business2Community
So you’re ready to start earning more this year? Whether you want to be more aggressive about paying off student loans, dig yourself out of credit card debt, or save toward a down payment or vacation, making extra money on the side is a smart strategy for working toward your goals. While you could simply (more »)

Tech News

This Emoji Keyboard Will Make You Forget You Ever Used The Alphabet
Huffington Post
No more words. Ever. Letters are about to become obsolete, thanks to the new Kickstarter campaign for The Emoji Keyboard. The keyboard is actually a keyboard cover, which comes with software for typing emoji on your computer -- just like you would type letters. This is what it looks like: (Credit: (more »)

Personal Finance

It’s Never Too Early: When to Start Saving for Retirement
Business2Community
Despite uncertainty in a still tough economic climate, Gen Y is optimistic about having a financially secured retirement life. Millennials joined the job market when the economy is shaky and unemployment is on a high. As if that’s not enough, pension plans have become scarce, price hikes have caused (more »)

Tech News

Evernote – Change the Way You Take Notes
Business2Community
Productivity software? Tried it. It never does what I need it to do and I spend more time setting it up and loading stuff into it than I do actually using it. Most of the apps I’d tried also had accessibility issues. Sometimes they synced, sometimes they didn’t and I was constantly maintaining (more »)


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