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Riverside County's Unemployment Rate Falls - Patch.com

Riverside County's Unemployment Rate Falls - Patch.com | thegirlinhrmakestheconnection | Scoop.it
Riverside County's Unemployment Rate Falls Patch.com Riverside County's unemployment rate fell nearly half a percentage point last month as all but a couple of sectors of the regional economy added jobs or were unchanged, state officials reported...
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Flu Season Etiquette: What You Need to Know About Sickness and the Office - Forbes

Flu Season Etiquette: What You Need to Know About Sickness and the Office - Forbes | thegirlinhrmakestheconnection | Scoop.it
Employees who work in close quarters are particularly susceptible to the flu--but there are steps you can take to help reduce your chances of getting (or spreading) the flu at work.
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The flu is taking over many offices -- simple and effective tips to keep your, your co-workers and family healthy.

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Is happiness the secret of success? - CNN.com

Is happiness the secret of success? - CNN.com | thegirlinhrmakestheconnection | Scoop.it
Happiness is the secret of success, argues author Shawn Achor.
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Damn that Hurts…

Damn that Hurts… | thegirlinhrmakestheconnection | Scoop.it
The trouble with pain is ignoring it. Toothaches begin as dull twinges. Tumors are coughs. Before long, fillings are root canals and tumors are death. Pain is a slow sunrise, quiet. But, noon alway...
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The Best Strategy for Reducing Stress

The Best Strategy for Reducing Stress | thegirlinhrmakestheconnection | Scoop.it
Imagine you're sailing in the Bahamas, sipping a cold drink and listening to the water lapping the sides of the boat. Relaxing, right? Not for my friend Rob.* Rob is not usually stressed-out.
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If We Feel Too Busy, It's Probably Due to Having Too Much Free Time

If We Feel Too Busy, It's Probably Due to Having Too Much Free Time | thegirlinhrmakestheconnection | Scoop.it

A forthcoming study finds that keeping busy with selfless tasks greatly expands our perception of how much time we have. Christie Nicholson reports


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U.S. Government Overpaid $14 Billion In Unemployment Claims

U.S. Government Overpaid $14 Billion In Unemployment Claims | thegirlinhrmakestheconnection | Scoop.it
Taxpayers may be less than thrilled with the latest U.S. Labor Department report which notes that both the state and federal governments overpaid approximately.
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How I Survived Nearly 2 Years Of Unemployment

How I Survived Nearly 2 Years Of Unemployment | thegirlinhrmakestheconnection | Scoop.it
Alan Fromm had a good life: a six-figure salary; a nice house in Plainview, Long Island; a kid in college, and another in high school; a wife who could afford to work only part-time. Then in January 2009, there was a ...
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Women in Technology: Finding Your Inner Geek Is The Key To Success - Forbes

Women in Technology: Finding Your Inner Geek Is The Key To Success - Forbes | thegirlinhrmakestheconnection | Scoop.it
Like many other male dominated industries, the field of technology presents both challenges and opportunities for women today.
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TN Visa Option for Canadian, Mexican Citizens Wanting Work in U.S.

TN Visa Option for Canadian, Mexican Citizens Wanting Work in U.S. | thegirlinhrmakestheconnection | Scoop.it
By Jessica T. Cook Since the H-1B visa cap was reached on June 11, 2012, U.S. employers wishing to hire a foreign worker who is a Canadian or Mexican citizen should consider the TN visa category.
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90% of employers using social recruiting in 2012, survey says - ZDNet (blog)

90% of employers using social recruiting in 2012, survey says - ZDNet (blog) | thegirlinhrmakestheconnection | Scoop.it
Business Today90% of employers using social recruiting in 2012, survey saysZDNet (blog)90% of employers using social recruiting in 2012, survey says.
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Speaker.gov | Who Said It: Tax Hikes Mean "Smaller Paychecks," "Fewer Jobs"

Speaker.gov | Who Said It: Tax Hikes Mean "Smaller Paychecks," "Fewer Jobs" | thegirlinhrmakestheconnection | Scoop.it
While Republicans are acting on a Plan for America’s Job Creators – including the House-passed budget that would spur job growth, rein in mandatory spending (which S&P calls “key to long-term fiscal sustainability”), and help provide certainty to...
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Healthcare Jobs from Medical Employment Agencies providing Staffing Solutions

Medical Surgical charge nurse - New Mexico - AM2734x - Roswell, New Mexico (Medical Surgical charge nurse - StaffPointe Technology Search - #88001 #New Mexico #medical #jobs #job: http://t.co/ZgGTydk6...)...
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Stuff

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More than 50 New Plymouth supermarket employees will be out of work when Leach St Countdown closes in March. http://t.co/785LdXxm
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Apple closes deal to expand Austin campus, moves ahead with $304 million Texas investment

Apple closes deal to expand Austin campus, moves ahead with $304 million Texas investment | thegirlinhrmakestheconnection | Scoop.it
Pushing ahead with plans to invest $304 million in Austin, Texas, Apple has secured a deal for three large patches of land adjacent to its existing campus, which -- when developed -- ...
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Goodbye, Clutter: How to Reorganize Your Junk Drawer | Home & Decor | Life & Money | LearnVest - Where life gets richer

Goodbye, Clutter: How to Reorganize Your Junk Drawer | Home & Decor | Life & Money | LearnVest - Where life gets richer | thegirlinhrmakestheconnection | Scoop.it
The best part about this impeccably organized junk drawer is that it repurposes unused things around the house ... tackling even more junk. See how we did it.
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What Millennial Women Say About “Having It All” | Millennial Marketing

What Millennial Women Say About “Having It All” | Millennial Marketing | thegirlinhrmakestheconnection | Scoop.it
The debate over whether women (and by extension) men can ‘have it all’, seamlessly blending family and career without significantly sacrificing either job...
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Walk at Work: Treadmill Desk Could Make You Envy of the Office [REVIEW]

Walk at Work: Treadmill Desk Could Make You Envy of the Office [REVIEW] | thegirlinhrmakestheconnection | Scoop.it
Every so often, a tech product comes along that has the potential to change your life.
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The Future is the Place where the Rivers all Sound Like Washing Machines - Scientific American (blog)

The Future is the Place where the Rivers all Sound Like Washing Machines - Scientific American (blog) | thegirlinhrmakestheconnection | Scoop.it
Scientific American (blog)The Future is the Place where the Rivers all Sound Like Washing MachinesScientific American (blog)Some experiences stick to you even when you try to wash them off.
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The 7.6% barrier: Will high unemployment sink Obama's re-election ...

The 7.6% barrier: Will high unemployment sink Obama's re-election ... | thegirlinhrmakestheconnection | Scoop.it
The 7.6% barrier: Will high unemployment sink Obama's re-election chances?
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LinkedIn Is Hiring People To Unlock The Value In Your Data (LNKD)

LinkedIn Is Hiring People To Unlock The Value In Your Data (LNKD) | thegirlinhrmakestheconnection | Scoop.it
[...] an Applied Researcher position included the following description: “You’re interested in big data: crunching billions of examples for statistical modeling, data mining, recommendation or search relevance solutions.” [...] a “Data Engineer” position...
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Employee Rights: Time Off Requests for Exempt vs. Non-Exempt

Employee Rights: Time Off Requests for Exempt vs. Non-Exempt | thegirlinhrmakestheconnection | Scoop.it
How Do You Handle Time Off Requests for Employees? Among cherished employee rights are time off, vacation time and sick time.  What do you do when an employee request time off?  Even if just for a half-day?
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Windows 8 coming in October, Microsoft confirms

Windows 8 coming in October, Microsoft confirms | thegirlinhrmakestheconnection | Scoop.it
Microsoft finally confirmed what many observers had been predicting for a long time: Windows 8 is launching in October.
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Putting a Dollar Value on Talent - Workforce Management

Putting a Dollar Value on Talent - Workforce Management | thegirlinhrmakestheconnection | Scoop.it
Putting a Dollar Value on TalentWorkforce ManagementThat's long been the problem for human resource.
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Tell Congress: Jobs Can't Wait

Tell Congress: Jobs Can't Wait | thegirlinhrmakestheconnection | Scoop.it
Join President Obama in urging Congress to act now on his proposals create jobs and strengthen our economy. This is no time for playing politics. Call Congress at (202) 244-3121 to get them moving.
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