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  • In a World of Distractions, Solitude Rules

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    Chris Gaetano
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    Oct 23, 2017
    With over 80 percent of Americans owning the notoriously distracting devices known as smartphones, the future belongs to those who can put down their devices and focus. 
  • Mastercard to Let People Pay By Blockchain

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Oct 20, 2017
    Mastercard announced that it will allow certain banks and merchants to process payments using blockchain, the same technology undergirding cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, which was itself developed as a way to circumvent the need for third-party payment processors. 
  • Study: Young Business Professionals Average $26.05 an Hour

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    Chris Gaetano
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    Oct 17, 2017
    A study of what young people make has found that the average millennial working in business and professional services, a category that includes accounting, makes an average of $26.05 per hour, five dollars higher than the overall average of $21.08. 
  • Understanding Millennials an $80M a Year Industry

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    Chris Gaetano
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    Oct 16, 2017
    It's somewhat of a cliche to say that the biggest lessons are given by those you teach, but the sentiment is starting to attract serious attention as older business executives turn to young people for advise on what to make of kids these days. 
  • Study: 'Pumpkin Spice' Flavoring Swells Price Tag Up To 133 Percent

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    Chris Gaetano
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    Oct 13, 2017
    It's not you: an examination of about 200 pumpkin spice-flavored products has found that the anything spiked with this autumnal treat tends to be more expensive. 
  • Networking for People Who Hate Networking

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    Chris Gaetano
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    Oct 12, 2017
    Let's face it: networking events, while potentially great for your career, can also be rather awkward affairs, particularly if you're the shy type. A venture capitalist who previously worked at Google knows this well and recommended some tips for how a more introverted kind of person can make the most out of networking. 
  • Are You In the Job Dangerzone?

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    Chris Gaetano
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    Oct 11, 2017
    While sometimes a firing can be a complete surprise, often being terminated is preceded by a number of signs that can serve as a dire warning for what's about to happen. 
  • Sussing Out Workplace Culture Before Accepting the Job Offer

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    Chris Gaetano
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    Oct 10, 2017
    Work is more than the job and the pay you receive to do it; it's also the overall company culture and how you will react to it. So before you accept that job offer to a place where you'll be spending a significant chunk of your time, you might want to look into what the office culture is like. 
  • With Student Housing Costs Rising, It May Be Cheaper to Just Get a House

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Oct 6, 2017
    College costs are higher than ever, and that includes the cost of student housing. With housing costs alone averaging about $10,000 today, depending on where you go to school it may actually be cheaper to forego campus housing altogether and just get buy a place in the area. 
  • FDA: Love Not a Valid Ingredient

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Oct 5, 2017
    The FDA officially came out against love, at least as an ingredient in, as it sent word to a Massachusetts-based granola company that it cannot list "love" as one of the ingredients in their product. The FDA noted, though, that their main issue with the business was the sanitary conditions in which the granola was made.