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The One Math Skill You Need to Succeed at Work

The One Math Skill You Need to Succeed at Work | Business Updates | Scoop.it

The key to improving today's workforce could lie in the elementary school math class, new research shows. 

A study by University of Missouri researchers identified how a lack of a specific math skill in first grade correlated to lower scores on a seventh-grade math test used to determine employability and wages in adults.

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The math skill researchers identified was "number system knowledge," which is the ability to conceptualize a numeral as a symbol for a quantity and understand systematic relationships between numbers. The study found that having this knowledge at the beginning of first grade predicted better functional mathematical ability in adolescence.

 
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5 Jobs Moms Can Do From Home

5 Jobs Moms Can Do From Home | Business Updates | Scoop.it
A job with little to no travel, keeping them closer to home in time for after school pick up, is ideal for many parents.

A U.S. Census report released this month shows that the number of people who work from home has soared by 41% in the past decade. These findings demonstrate that there is hope for moms (and dads!) who prefer the flexibility to work from home while raising children.

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14 Career Experts to Follow on Twitter

14 Career Experts to Follow on Twitter | Business Updates | Scoop.it

The world of job-seeking has been turned upside down by social media. You have unprecedented access to companies (and hiring managers), you should be building a “personal brand,” you should express personality, but not be aggressive. It can be a tough road to navigate. If you’re looking for a job and some insights about how to land one, it helps to pay attention to the experts. Here are 14 career experts whom you’d be wise to follow on Twitter.

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How To Get Hired In 30 Days Or Less

How To Get Hired In 30 Days Or Less | Business Updates | Scoop.it
A few simple steps can ensure you're covering your bases and making the most of opportunities -- these tips will get you working, faster.
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Looking for a Job? Pandora and 190+ Companies Are Hiring

Looking for a Job? Pandora and 190+ Companies Are Hiring | Business Updates | Scoop.it

Since 2005, Mashable has been committed to bringing the top digital, social and tech news and resources to our readers. Over time, we’ve built a readership of 20 million people who are well versed in digital trends, social media and all the hottest technologies. So when the world’s best companies are looking to fill open positions, they post them on the Mashable Job Board. New jobs are added every day, and many positions are “exclusive” (denoted with an asterisk) — employers know that if they’re going to find the right person for the job, they’re going to find them reading Mashable.

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