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  • New Job: Personal Shooting Coach To NBA Players

    New Job: Personal Shooting Coach To NBA Players

    There's a reason why Jason Kidd and other ballplayers like him are considered the professionals. They're the ones who are supposed to be the experts at nailing the crucial jump shot as the buzzer winds own. Yet as it turns out, there's a new market for shooting coaches for NBA players. Continue Reading

  • The Real Reason Why Women Still Earn Less Than Men?

    The Real Reason Why Women Still Earn Less Than Men?

    It seems like every other week there is another study examining the persistent wage gap between male and female workers in America. Female workers still earn, on average, 77 percent of what men earn for the exact same work in a year, a stat that has remained unchanged since 2005, according to the U.S. Census.... Continue Reading

  • 5 Jobs You Thought Were Safe From Outsourcing But Aren't

    5 Jobs You Thought Were Safe From Outsourcing But Aren't

    The debate over job creation has dominated the political landscape of 2012. And with good cause, too, given the national unemployment rate of 8.1 percent. With so many out of work, it's maddening to many that from 2000-2010, 2.4 million people have been hired by U.S. multinationals in jobs outsourced abroad,... Continue Reading

  • Lunch Break: What You Need To Know About Getting A Job This Week

    Lunch Break: What You Need To Know About Getting A Job This Week

    This past week saw the release of the jobs report for the month of July, which means that just three more reports will be issued before Election Day. The July jobs report had information for both political parties to try and capitalize on -- 163,000 jobs were added, but the unemployment rate ticked up 0.1... Continue Reading

  • Obama To Propose $300 Billion Jobs Package

    Obama To Propose $300 Billion Jobs Package

    (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, facing waning confidence among Americans in his economic stewardship, plans some $300 billion in tax cuts and government spending as part of a job-creating package, U.S. media reported on Tuesday. The price tag of the proposed package, to be announced by Obama in a... Continue Reading

  • Study: Rude Employees Out-Earn Their Nicer Colleagues

    Study: Rude Employees Out-Earn Their Nicer Colleagues

    Anyone who's ever done a good deed likely is familiar with the phrase, "Nice guys finish last." Whether it's giving a lift to a stranded motorist that makes you late for work or a small loan to a friend that never gets repaid, doing a good deed can ultimately feel like the wrong thing to do. Continue Reading