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College grads: ‘Lean In’ shares tips you need to get first job

careers July 28, 2014 at 7:28 AM ET The transition from college to a career is a challenging period in any young person’s life — so it helps to be prepared for it. From making a good impression in an … Continue reading

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It’s a Woman’s World in Japan’s Jobs Recovery

By Eleanor Warnock CONNECT   Women appear to be gaining ground in Japan’s workforce as the employment situation brightens. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has trumpeted the need to get more women in the workforce as key to putting the world’s … Continue reading

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Walker backs blocking incentives to firms outsourcing jobs

Gov. Scott Walker on Monday backed a proposal by Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca to block state money and incentives from going to companies that shift jobs overseas. The board of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., the jobs agency chaired … Continue reading

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The pros and cons of flexible jobs

Sixty percent of Americans are completely satisfied with the level of flexibility that their jobs offer, and another 26 percent are somewhat satisfied, according to Gallup. But if you’re in the group that isn’t happy, you’re probably looking for something … Continue reading

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Outrage over outsourcing: Has Walker’s job creation agency given money to …

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Outrage, over outsourcing. Gov. Scott Walker has criticized Mary Burke over her former company’s outsourcing. Now, Walker’s critics are pointing out the Governor’s own job creation agency has given money to companies that outsource jobs. The Wisconsin … Continue reading

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Express Scripts expansion could add 1500 jobs

The nation’s largest company that manages pharmacy benefits is opening a new office building in St. Louis County as part of an expansion expected to add hundreds of jobs over the next few years. Article source: Article Source

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Week Ahead: Traders Eye Fed, GDP, Jobs, Earns, IPOs

The coming week brings a mountain of market-moving news on the US economy and companies for twitchy traders and investors to chew on, with the Federal Reserve front and center. More than 20 IPOs are expected in a monster week … Continue reading

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Here’s what may matter more than jobs and earnings

Investors are gearing up for a massive week for the markets. Between the 138 SP 500 companies scheduled to report earnings, Wednesday’s Q2 GDP report and Friday’s employment report, the data watchers will have plenty to chew on. But the … Continue reading

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There’s no place like the economy

Forget lions, tigers, and bears. For market watchers this week it’s all about the Fed, GDP, and jobs, oh my! The curtain is about to be pulled back to reveal some key economic data. Here’s what you need to know. … Continue reading

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Toughest jobs in sports: Baseball card shop owner

View gallery . Brian Farole, owner of Baseball Cards Plus in Huntington Beach, Calif., fields a call. (Jeff Eisenberg) This is the sixth of eight entries in a Yahoo Sports series on the toughest jobs in sports. Click here to … Continue reading

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