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  • Comedian John Oliver Skewers For-Profit Colleges

    Sunday’s Last Week Tonight delivered a 16 minute tongue lashing directed at for-profit colleges and their role in the student debt crisis. The schools have been at the center of a congressional investigation and have been called into question by the media and the public for their recruiting tactics and student loan practices. Host John Oliver didn’t hold back in his recap of the situation.

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  • Why One Company Decided to Nix Management Entirely

    What if your employer told you that you would have full control over your day-to-day functions and responsibilities at work from here on out? One brave company took the road less traveled and did just that. See what led to the decision to eliminate management and give employees full control of their lives and careers.
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  • President Obama to the American People: 'Learn to Code'

    In honor of Computer Science Education Week, President Barack Obama is asking everyone to learn code. The Hour of Code campaign, which kicks off the week, encourages newbies to pick up basic coding skills.

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  • Protect Your Online Identity With Persona

    If you’re a job seeker, then you’re going to want to give this your undivided attention. Learn how a social tool called Persona promises to help you monitor your social media content so that you don’t inadvertently cost yourself a future dream job because of a careless post.
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  • 3 TED Talks to Rejuvenate Your Life and Career

    These three TED Talks are sure to get your career juices pumping and help you to start the work week off right, so take a minute to watch these presentations and see if you don’t have an “ah ha” moment each time.
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  • 3 Tips for Adapting to Change

    It's no secret that we live in a fast-paced, ever-changing world, but as business educator, Eddie Obeng, points out, the speed of change is overtaking the speed of learning around the world. Find out how we, as business people, can learn to keep up in such a quickly advancing world.
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  • Sqeeqee: Turning Social Networking Into Dollars and Cents

    Do you have a large social media following and wonder how you can make a few bucks off of your social influence? Well, one company claims to help you do just that. Sqeeqee (pronounced "squeaky") is a new social networking platform that provides a way for its users to monetize their social media sites through shared ad revenues.
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  • TED Talks: What Makes Us Feel Good About Our Work? by Dan Ariely

    Do you know what makes you feel good about your work? Is it the acknowledgement, a hefty compensation, or simply the satisfaction of doing a good job? According to an experiment involving Legos and Bionicles (yes, the awesome robots!), finding even the tiniest bit of meaning in our work is essential to our happiness.

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  • TED Talks: Getting Out of the 'Box' for More Out-of-the-Box Thinking

    Studies show that employees feel more than half of the time they spend in meetings is a complete waste of time. So, what's the secret to holding a productive meeting? Perhaps it's to have the meeting while walking. Hey, if these "take a stroll" meetings worked for business moguls like Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg, then our guess is that they will probably work for you too.
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  • How Not To Act When You Don't Like Your Coworkers

    Very few workplaces are without occasional bickering and drama amongst co-workers. The reality is, if you spend that much time with anyone, you are likely going to start becoming annoyed by any number of pet peeves or idiosyncrasies. Although most of us are pretty good at refraining from throat punching people we work with, public bickering can be just as bad. Especially, if you happen to be employed in a public venue, such as the news.
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  • 2nd Annual Cintas and Carhartt Cold Crew Contest

    Winter is coming. The leaves are changing color and coffee shops everywhere are selling pumpkin spiced everything, a sign of shorter days and chillier weather. If you are an office worker, the drop in temperature means bundling up for the daily commute. If you work outdoors, winter means much more. How do most outdoor workers stay warm throughout the winter months?

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  • Unfair Pay Isn't Fun for Anyone... Even Monkeys

    "Take this job and shove it!" The monkey in this video may not say those words but, once it suffers unequal pay for equal work, the message is clear. 

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  • Gen Y On the Job: Interviews with PayScale

    Are Gen Y workers really just pampered Facebook addicts with an entitlement complex? PayScale recently released a comprehensive study about the Internet Generation, taking a look at how Gen Y works, who they are working for, and what motivates them to work harder. We wondered how the work ethic of Gen Y compares to that of older generations. To find out, we took a cue from the tech-savvy Gen Y crowd and had ourselves a debate -- G+ style. 

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  • 'Get to Work' Show on Sundance Profiles Programs That Help Chronically Unemployed

    The brand-new "Get to Work" show on Sundance offers a behind-the-scenes look at the STRIVE program, a sort of career boot camp targeted at chronically unemployed Americans like drug addicts, ex-cons, the working poor, the homeless and the welfare dependent. Sundance describes the program as "an unfiltered, uncompromising look at the work of Second Chance in San Diego and the STRIVE program, a workforce training model dedicated to getting America back to work."

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  • Recent Grads Offer Advice for Job Seekers [video]

    Here's a fun prank to play on the recent college graduate in your life. Ask if he or she has found a job yet. Then watch the panic attack, tremors, and weeping set in. With unemployment rates at a record high, the job market for new graduates is competitive and prospects may seem bleak. What can one do to stand out in a sea of eager job seekers?

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  • Funny Kids Talk About Paychecks [video]

    What is your dream job? What would you buy with a really big paycheck? Most grown-ups like to daydream and answer those questions. And, it turns out that kids do, too.

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  • Future Software Engineer Gives Work Advice [video]

    Most kids resist the pressure to go into lucrative science and math-related fields. (That's partly why those careers pay so well.) Other young folks, though, can't seem to resist number-crunching's allure. One such future geek is Andrew. He told PayScale not only about his computer engineering ambitions, but just how hard he is going to work. This kid is going places.

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  • Need to Laugh? Listen to Kids Talk About Work [video]

    Is it possible to get a "cuteness headache," kinda like when you eat too much ice cream and you get an "ice cream headache"? Beware, you are tee-ed up to see some serious cuteness, and laugh hard, as elementary school kids explain what work is really like.

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