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Obama's Actions Test Workplace Ideas

Obama's Actions Test Workplace Ideas

Lacking congressional backing to raise wages or end gender pay disparities, President Barack Obama is imposing his policies directly on federal contractors, following a long-established tradition of presidents exerting their powers on a fraction of the economy directly under their control. ...continue


Tuition Tracker Database Shows Climbing College Costs Hitting Poor Students the Hardest

Just about everybody knows that college has gotten more expensive, but a comprehensive new analysis reveals that those costs are rising faster for some -- mainly the poorest families who already face huge hurdles to higher education. ...continue


Obama Administration Releases Proposal to Regulate For-Profit Colleges

The Obama administration released a proposal to regulate for-profit colleges Friday in an attempt to limit student debt. ...continue


Justice Dept. Lifts Hiring Freeze

After the budget deal approved by Congress restored funding to the Justice Department, Attorney General Eric Holder announced in February that the three-year freeze had been lifted. ...continue


Detroit Offers 350 Municipal Jobs

Detroit residents seeking work are encouraged to attend a job fair Friday and Saturday, where they can learn about vacant positions in the city government's workforce. ...continue


California Employment Dept. Adding Staff

Help is on the way to California's struggling Employment Development Department, the Brown administration announced, with about 800 new hires expected. ...continue


Obama Asks for Help in Hiring Long-term Unemployed

President Obama on Friday won commitments from nearly 300 companies to reach out to the nearly 4 million Americans who have been jobless for six months or more, and called on Congress to reinstate unemployment benefits. ...continue


Help Wanted: Queen Elizabeth Seeks Housekeeper

Buckingham Palace was advertising for a new housekeeping assistant to run the royal baths and arrange the tea trays. The financially strapped monarch can't pay much, though. ...continue


Peoria Hiring Police Officers

Peoria, Ill., won't wait till spring to hire new police officers, though not all 18 positions will be immediately filled. ...continue


Top 10 Job Interview Blunders

A professional recruiter offers 10 tips on what not to do in a job interview. ...continue


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