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  • Study: Managers Less Likely to Hire Candidates with Longer Commutes

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Dec 10, 2018
    A recent study has found that the further away candidates are from a job they're applying for, the less likely it is they will get the job. 
  • Study: Average Incomes Tend to Stabilize Around $45K Once You Hit 35

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Dec 7, 2018
    Census Bureau data indicates that average incomes tend to range between $45,000 and $48,000 once people hit their mid-30s, with fewer people breaking the $50,000 mark as the years go on. 
  • Study: Female CEOs 45 Percent More Likely to Be Fired

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Dec 6, 2018
    A recent study has found that female CEOs are in a much more precarious position than their male peers, as they are 45 percent more likely to be fired, a difference that becomes particularly pronounced when the company is doing well.  
  • Advancing Your Career Without Having to Manage People

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Dec 4, 2018
    In a world where advancing up the career ladder generally involves supervising an increasingly large number of people, those who have no desire to manage a team can be left wondering what exactly they're supposed to do improve their professional position. 
  • Nearly Half of Employers Want Resumes Longer Than a Page

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Dec 3, 2018
    The longstanding advice that your resume should never be longer than a page might no longer be quite as tried and true, as nearly half of employers now say they'd prefer more details from their candidates even if that pushes their resumes into two pages. 
  • Study: Student Debt Incurred by Parents Tripled Since 1990

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Nov 30, 2018
    Parents have been taking on a growing share of school loan expenses over the past few decades, a move that, while taking the pressure off their children, can be even more costly, as they lack many of the protections given to students who finance their own debt. 
  • Poll: Most Couples Agree on Spending Limits for Holiday Gifts; Nearly Half Break Them

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Nov 29, 2018
    While 70 percent of married couples agree to spending limits when buying holiday gifts for each other, 47 percent spend past that and don't tell their spouses, according to a recent poll.
  • Hot New Office Trends: Basically Phone Booths

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Nov 28, 2018
    A rising number of companies have responded to the open office plan's notorious lack of privacy with small enclosures that are basically phone booths minus the phone. 
  • Tech Jobs Increasingly Expanding Beyond Tech Sector

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Nov 27, 2018
    The number of non-tech companies seeking tech workers has grown over the past five years, particularly in the banking and financial services sector, which has the second-highest rate of growth in this area. 
  • Ohio Government Allows Taxes to be Paid in Cryptocurrency

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Nov 26, 2018
    The government of Ohio is the first state government to allow people to pay their taxes in cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin.