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  • Why you should never talk politics at work

    Politics at the office

    Do you talk politics in the office? How about your co-workers? There's no law against it, but our communications coach, Marcia Brandwynne, votes "No" on partaking.
    Do you talk politics in the office? How about your co-workers? There's no law against it, but our communications coach, Marcia Brandwynne, votes "No" on partaking.
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    Finding a reliable company offering work from home jobs

    Finding a reliable company offering work from home jobs

    Making a living from the comfort of your living room is something so many of us would like to do, but few think we can.
    Making a living from the comfort of your living room is something so many of us would like to do, but few think we can.
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    Does LinkedIn get the job done?

    Does LinkedIn get the job done?

    Looking for a new job in a struggling economy is hard work. But you can make it easier on yourself by getting to know the best tools for the task at hand.
    Looking for a new job in a struggling economy is hard work. But you can make it easier on yourself by getting to know the best tools for the task at hand.
  • 13-year-old boy runs booming hot sauce business

    13-year-old boy runs booming hot sauce business

    When Nolan Bebber picked up a bottle of big-name bottle of hot sauce and read the list of ingredients, he decided he could do better. Now, at 13, Nolan's Hot Sauces is a booming business!
    When Nolan Bebber picked up a bottle of big-name bottle of hot sauce and read the list of ingredients, he decided he could do better. That was when he was 12 years old. Now, at 13, Nolan's Hot Sauces is a booming business!
  • Job search tips for working moms

    How working moms can tackle the tough job market

    Much has been made of the impact the recession seems to have had on men. In fact, some called it the "great man-cession." But a new study finds married moms may be suffering the most!
    Much has been made of the impact the recession seems to have had on men. In fact, some called it the "great man-cession." But a new study finds married moms may be suffering the most!
  • Stay-at-home mom shares tips for small business success

    Stay-at-home mom shares tips for small business success

    Today, Robin is a well-organized businesswoman happily celebrating success. But that wasn't the case just a few years ago, when she was laid off after taking maternity leave.
    Today, Robin is a well-organized businesswoman happily celebrating success. But that wasn't the case just a few years ago, when she was laid off after taking maternity leave. Find out how she built up her own business!
  • Job seekers participate in 'reverse' job fair

    Job seekers participate in 'reverse' job fair

    Since it has become more important than ever to stand out, a "reverse" job fair helps job seekers put themselves on display.
    Since it has become more important than ever to stand out, a "reverse" job fair helps job seekers put themselves on display.
  • Determining legitimate 'work at home' opportunities

    Determining legitimate 'work at home' opportunities

    Did you know that working from home can be a great way to earn money? IF - and that's a big IF - the employer is legitimate. Here's how you can tell the real work-at-home jobs from the fake ones.
    Working from home can be a great way to make money, whether you're looking for full-time income or just a little extra cash. America Now's investigators show how you can tell legitimate work-from-home jobs from scams!
  • Career

    Crooks target popular online job site

    Crooks target popular online job site

    Crooks are targeting a popular online job site. We investigate fraudulent ads on CareerBuilder.com. The site is legitimate, but not every posting is credible.
    Crooks are targeting a popular online job site. We investigate fraudulent ads on CareerBuilder.com. The site is legitimate, but not every posting is credible.
  • Career

    Learning to drive a big rig

    Learning to drive a big rig

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 5% of the nation's truck drivers are women. And there is a massive shortage of drivers period.
    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 5% of the nation's truck drivers are women. And there is a massive shortage of drivers period.
  • Education

    Push to 'go to college' hits trades hard

    Push to 'go to college' hits trades hard

    Is college still a good investment? As the job outlook for graduates continues to decline and the cost of that four year degree continues to climb, you'd think trade schools would be busting at the seams.

    Is college still a good investment? As the job outlook for graduates continues to decline and the cost of that four year degree continues to climb, you'd think trade schools would be busting at the seams.

  • Annoying workplace habits

    Annoying workplace habits

    Sure, you get along with the people at work just fine. But let's face it, some of them might drive you a little crazy. The Cleveland Clinic reported on workplace pet peeves and here are the results.
    Sure, you get along with the people at work just fine. But let's face it, some of them might drive you a little crazy. The Cleveland Clinic reported on workplace pet peeves and here are the results.
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    The top ten dangers you could face in the workplace

    The top ten dangers you could face in the workplace

    The office may not be as safe as you think. Here are ten things you should look out for at work.
    The office may not be as safe as you think. Here are ten things you should look out for at work.
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    Helping veterans overcome job search challenges

    Helping veterans overcome job search challenges

    According to the United States Department of Defense, within the next five years 1.5 million servicemembers are expected to transition from the military to the civilian workforce.
    According to the United States Department of Defense, within the next five years 1.5 million servicemembers are expected to transition from the military to the civilian workforce.
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    Is your boss tracking you during the workday?

    Is your boss tracking you during the workday?

    Companies are turning to technology to monitor their employee whereabouts and productivity.  This could be beneficial, but is that data collected about you really safe. And what about your privacy?
    Companies are turning to technology to monitor their employee whereabouts and productivity.  This could be beneficial, but is that data collected about you really safe. And what about your privacy?
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    Tips to help you avoid being laid off

    Tips to help you avoid being laid off

    The fear of layoffs has workers in every industry asking how they can become more valuable to their employers to avoid being downsized.
    The fear of layoffs has workers in every industry asking how they can become more valuable to their employers to avoid being downsized.
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    Using your personal car for work could increase your liability risk

    Using your personal car for work could increase your liability risk

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, delivery drivers have one of the most dangerous jobs in America. Most of these workers use their own vehicle, and so do a lot of sales professionals and taxi drivers.
    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, delivery drivers have one of the most dangerous jobs in America. Most of these workers use their own vehicle, and so do a lot of sales professionals and taxi drivers.
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    Reaping the rewards of a fast food restaurant career

    Reaping the rewards of a fast food restaurant career

    A career at a fast food or quick serve restaurant (QSR) can be financially rewarding for individuals who are willing to start at the bottom, work hard, and pursue advancement within the company.
    A career at a fast food or quick serve restaurant (QSR) can be financially rewarding for individuals who are willing to start at the bottom, work hard, and pursue advancement within the company.
  • Consumer

    Look out for employment agency scams

    Look out for employment agency scams

    A warning about fraudulent employment agencies - they use some real underhanded tactics to steal your money. How can you tell? Check out the obvious red flags...
    A warning about fraudulent employment agencies - they use some real underhanded tactics to steal your money. How can you tell? Check out the obvious red flags...
  • Don't share too much information at work

    Don't share too much information at work

    Coach Marcia B. says sharing TMI at work can seriously damage your reputation!
    Coach Marcia B. says sharing TMI at work can seriously damage your reputation!
  • Career

    Tattoo Remorse: More people looking to erase their ink

    Tattoo Remorse: More people looking to erase their ink

    A recent study reveals that laser tattoo removal is up more than 30 percent. The main reason cited in driving the demand is employment - in particular, career advancement.
    A recent study reveals that laser tattoo removal is up more than 30 percent. The main reason cited in driving the demand is employment - in particular, career advancement.
  • Tips when looking for work at a job fair

    Tips when looking for work at a job fair

    Whether you're searching for better pay and hours or a new career after being terminated from a job, more and more experienced workers are looking for a career change.
    Whether you're searching for better pay and hours or a new career after being terminated from a job, more and more experienced workers are looking for a career change.
  • What makes quality work boots?

    What makes quality work boots?

    For those who work around heavy equipment, steel-toed boots are a must. From the outside, it's hard to see how the boot is made. But we tear one apart to show you what goes into creating a shoe that will last.
    For those who work around heavy equipment, steel-toed boots are a must. From the outside, it's hard to see how the boot is made. But we tear one apart to show you what goes into creating a shoe that will last.
  • Career

    Don't get your identity stolen from an online job application

    Don't get your identity stolen from an online job application

    When searching for a job, you probably find yourself filling out applications online. What you certainly don't want is to have your identity stolen in the process.
    When searching for a job, you probably find yourself filling out applications online. What you certainly don't want is to have your identity stolen in the process.
  • Great tips for your job search

    Great tips for your job search

    With the economy in bad shape, a lot of people have found themselves looking for work. Many people wonder why they didn't get a call back on a job or didn't get the position after they went to an interview.
    With the economy in bad shape, a lot of people have found themselves looking for work without much success. Many people wonder why they didn't get a call back on a job or didn't get the position after they went to an interview.
  • Career

    You're never too old to discover your dream job

    You're never too old to discover your dream job

    When John Weathers was first offered a job as a crossing guard, he flat out said no. But his supervisor insisted he try it. Three years later and now he says helping kids cross the street is his dream job.
    When John Weathers was first offered a job as a crossing guard, he flat out said no. But his supervisor insisted he try it. Three years later and now he says helping kids cross the street is his dream job.
  • Making the most of an unpaid internship

    Making the most of an unpaid internship

    So you haven't found a job with a corner office and your name on the door, but you've landed an unpaid internship. These tips will help you turn it into a career!
    So you haven't found a job with a corner office and your name on the door, but you've landed an unpaid internship. These tips will help you turn it into a career!
  • Social media fuels job searches

    Social media fuels job searches

    In today's highly competitive job market, it's tougher than ever to find employment. Unfortunately, a great resume isn't always the ticket. Social media sites are now the place employers go when looking to hire.
    In today's highly competitive job market, it's tougher than ever to find employment. Unfortunately, a great resume isn't always the ticket. Social media sites are now the place employers go when looking to hire.
  • How a mentor can help your career

    How a mentor can help your career

    Having a mentor is one of the single best ways to get ahead in your career and your life. But how do you find one, and what do you do with them?
    Having a mentor is one of the single best ways to get ahead in your career and your life. But how do you find one, and what do you do with them? Our communications coach, Marcia Brandwynne, has some advice.
  • Should you lie on a resume?

    Should you lie on a resume?

    Lying on your resume can have some serious consequences. Just look at Yahoo's executive, Scott Thompson, who resigned after the company learned he lied about his academic credentials.
    Lying on your resume can have some serious consequences. Just look at Yahoo's executive, Scott Thompson, who resigned after the company learned he lied about his academic credentials.
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