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3 employee benefits that can save you money on your taxes

3 employee benefits that can save you money on your taxes

As today is tax day, you may find yourself wishing you had taken advantage of more ways to reduce your tax burden. There are plenty of legal ways to reduce your pre-tax income and help give yourself a break next time around. Here are three employee benefits many organizations offer that can save you money on [...]

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Middle-aged and unemployed: Smartly seize the opportunity for change

Middle-aged and unemployed: Smartly seize the opportunity for change

The overall unemployment rate for March of 2014 was 6.7 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. Those ages 45 to 54 fared better than the national average at 5 percent, as did workers ages 55 and older at 4.8 percent.

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Find yourself a high-paying, low-stress career in these industries

Find yourself a high-paying, low-stress career in these industries

For 77 percent of us out there, stress is a major factor when it comes to changing jobs.

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Heading to work? Leave stress at the door.

Heading to work? Leave stress at the door.

Work-related stress is a fact of life. Everyone feels it at one time or another. And with 42 percent of workers saying workplace stress has driven them to a job change, according to a recent Monster poll, we’ve decided to uncover some ways to deal with stress once it hits.

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Raining cats and dogs: Pet industry at historic spending levels

Raining cats and dogs: Pet industry at historic spending levels

Your pet cat or dog — waiting for you when you get home or keeping you company when you’re sick — provides you with constant, unrequited joy. Did you also consider that this relationship, and the ones like it around the United States, serves as an indicator of an American industry on the rise?

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How to know you’ve found the right job

How to know you’ve found the right job

If you found the perfect job, would you know it? This week’s roundup brings you five articles to help you uncover whether your next job is the right job for you. Want a Job You Love? 3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before the Interview The Daily Muse: “The foundation of our purpose lies in our [...]

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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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