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Retirement of baby boomers boosting financial services hiring throughout the next decade

Retirement of baby boomers boosting financial services hiring throughout the next decade

A recent Monster report shows that as baby boomers decide to exit the workforce, jobs are opening in the financial services industry.

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How to handle criticism when you think it’s wrong

How to handle criticism when you think it’s wrong

In business especially, no one is infallible. And in startups, you can only benefit from asking for opinions from people you trust and respect. (Whether you listen to those opinions or not is another issue.)

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5 great fields for people with associate degrees

5 great fields for people with associate degrees

An associate degree is a great way to get some higher education in a marketable skill. And there are career options for people with associate degrees. According Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce, there are about 29 million jobs — 21 percent of all U.S. jobs — that pay an average of $35,000 or more and don’t require a bachelor’s degree.

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5 tips for staying healthy at work

5 tips for staying healthy at work

Work can be a place where healthy habits fly out the window. Despite the daunting task of making time to take care of yourself, you’ll find yourself happier and more productive if you do.

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How to negotiate a job offer and salary

How to negotiate a job offer and salary

Whether you’re negotiating a job offer or just want an increase in pay, knowing how to negotiate your way to a successful end result requires preparation and strategy. Learn how to put the ball in your court — and keep it there — with the tips and strategies found in this week’s roundup.

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When to tell your boss ‘no’

When to tell your boss ‘no’

Is there ever an appropriate time to say “no” to your boss?

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9 things you shouldn’t do right after getting fired

9 things you shouldn’t do right after getting fired

Question: What’s one major NO you suggest people avoid when they learn they’re being let go?

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The advantages of giving yourself a chance

The advantages of giving yourself a chance

Albert Einstein couldn’t get a job as a substitute teacher. Samuel Morse couldn’t paint to save his life. A script for “The King’s Speech” wasn’t scheduled for theaters, but instead, for the recycling bin.

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April Fools’ in the workplace: Watch out for balloons and airhorns

April Fools’ in the workplace: Watch out for balloons and airhorns

Today, in workplaces around the world, employees are scratching their heads trying to figure out why their mouse doesn’t work, or why the coffee machine is now voice-activated.

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Spring forward with resume tips

Spring forward with resume tips

Spring is here which means it’s not only time to dust off your shelves but your resumes as well.

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