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  • As Companies Tech Up, Finance Department Budgets Decline

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 15, 2018
    Finance departments have been turning increasingly to software to take over jobs that humans used to do, which has led to a years-long trend of diminishing budgets that continued this year. 
  • What Employers Really Look At When Stalking Your Social Media

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 14, 2018
    Nowadays it's a given that prospective employers (among others) will be stalking your social media accounts, but what exactly does that mean and what exactly are they looking at? 
  • Study: Air Pollution Saps Productivity, Even In Office Jobs

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 13, 2018
    A decade-long study looking at workers in various industries has found that air pollution has a direct correlation with productivity, finding that workers are less effective when air quality is poor, even for those in office jobs. 
  • Study: Disney Trained Young People to Dread Work

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 12, 2018
    A recent study analyzed children's films from Disney and found that in pretty much all of them bosses are portrayed negatively and work is seen as endless drudgery and toil, which the study authors say could have shaped generational perceptions about the nature of work and the organizations for which we perform it. 
  • What to Do When You Have an Elusive Boss

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 9, 2018
    While no one likes being micromanaged by their boss, neither do they like being left to flail around without input or direction, but this is what happens when your boss is often unavailable. How do you deal?
  • Deloitte UK Says It Pays Women 43 Percent Less

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 8, 2018
    Deloitte UK, as part of new disclosure requirements, reported that the average woman in the company is paid 43 percent less than the average man.
  • 66 Percent of Millennials Have 0 Retirement Savings

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 7, 2018
    A study from the National Institute of Retirement Security has found that 66 percent of people between the ages of 21 and 32 have literally zero saved for retirement. 
  • Poll: Shopping While Drunk Costs Americans $447 Annually

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 6, 2018
    A survey of 2,000 Americans has found that purchases made while drunk, whether for a slice of pizza or cab fare or a funny hat you've just GOT to have because people will think it's hilarious, adds up to an average of $447 per year. 
  • Despite Working, Near 1 in 4 Millennials Rely on Parental Supplements

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 5, 2018
    Despite holding down jobs of their own, a recent survey has found that 24 percent of those aged 18-34, typically referred to as "millennials," still get financial help from their parents. 
  • Fed Chair Warns Rising Student Debt Could Be Affecting Economy

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 1, 2018
    Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, speaking before Congress, warned that rising student debt levels could become a drag on the economy.