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How the Right School Can Help You Thrive in a Lousy Job Market (Infographic)
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The current job market for recent graduates is grim. Get a leg up on the competition with tips from this infographic on choosing a school that will make you an all-star job applicant.
October 11, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
10 Questions to Ask Before Quitting Your Day Job to Run Your Own Company

10 Questions to Ask Before Quitting Your Day Job to Run Your Own Company

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The dream of being one's own boss is what leads many people to start businesses, but don't be too hasty in leaving your bread-and-butter job.
September 9, 2013 in Your Business Plan
7 Things Your Body Language Is Telling Your Boss

7 Things Your Body Language Is Telling Your Boss

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From the way you sit in your chair to the color of your tie, nonverbal communication can have a big impact on your professional life. Here's some advice.
August 25, 2013 in Starting a Business
When the Axe Swings, Your Worst Employees Will Outperform

When the Axe Swings, Your Worst Employees Will Outperform

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Conventional wisdom suggests that companies have been able to maintain output with fewer employees because bosses took care to fire the worst workers and keep their stars. A new study is turning that logic on its head.
August 21, 2013 in Motivation and Retention
Co-Founder of Square Wants to Save St. Louis, One Programmer at a Time

Co-Founder of Square Wants to Save St. Louis, One Programmer at a Time

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Jim McKelvey has launched a non-profit mission to get programmers and coders employment-ready in St. Louis.
August 20, 2013 in News and Trends
Online Training Platform Gives Job Seekers a Boost

Online Training Platform Gives Job Seekers a Boost

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LearnUp.me turns job seekers into qualified candidates by helping them bone up on in-demand skills.
December 26, 2012 in Technology
A Lie-Detector Test for Resumes

A Lie-Detector Test for Resumes

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In a tough economy, job seekers can be tempted to fudge facts or outright lie on their resumes. Here's how to catch them in the act.
May 9, 2012 in Hiring Center
Small Business Hiring Slows, But Still Adding More Jobs Than Large Companies

Small Business Hiring Slows, But Still Adding More Jobs Than Large Companies

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While revenues rise among small businesses, the latest payroll numbers show the smallest increase in hiring in seven months.
May 2, 2012 in Hiring Center
When a Win for Wal-Mart Is a Win for Small Business

When a Win for Wal-Mart Is a Win for Small Business

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The U.S. Supreme Court prevented a class action discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart from going forward. But that decision could also embolden small businesses.
June 20, 2011 in Legal Center
Seven Employee Warning Signs

Seven Employee Warning Signs

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Over-stressed workers aren't just bad for morale, they could be bad for business. Here's how to deal with problem employees.
March 30, 2011 in Business Management

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