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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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  • Low Pay Is Not Okay

    Fast food workers took to the streets yesterday with chants such as "Hey, hey, ho, ho, poverty wages have got to go!" But who is paying more attention to the plight of the low wage worker? Lawmakers, or the customers buying cheap lattes and Big Macs?
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  • National Fast Food Workers Strike for Living Wages

    Fast food workers are no longer fighting their battles alone. Various groups, including union organizers and religious groups, are calling for fast food workers across the nation to walk off their jobs together.
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  • Low Wages Affect Us All, Especially Children

    Almost a quarter of the children living in America are growing up in poverty. Fifty years ago today, Martin Luther King, Jr. marched on Washington to demand jobs and freedom. We still have a long way to go to fulfill King's dream.
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  • Can Your Employer Force You To Lie?

    There has been a lot of discussion over the past few years about what employees can and can not say on social media sites. It is one thing for employers to ban employees from posting negative things about the company, but requiring employees to post positive things about the company is another subject altogether. Can an employer force you to lie about the company you work for?
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  • Part-Time is the New Full-Time in the Restaurant Industry

    Economic recession replaced full-time work with part-time gigs, easy to fill because widespread joblessness means more people will accept just about any employment opportunity. That's good news for employers trying to save a buck by bypassing the need to offer healthcare, but pretty sucky for the rest of America who have to accept that, well, part-time is the new normal.
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  • White House Unveils Plan for College Affordability

    President Obama kicked off a two-day bus tour with talks about how to make college more affordable. "We can't price the middle class — and people working to get into the middle class — out of a college education," he told an audience at The State University of New York in Buffalo Wednesday.
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  • Chef Gordon Ramsay: Tyrant or Teddy Bear?

    Can a man who uses the F-word every other breath while yelling at cooks really be kind, sweet, and a joy to be around? Anyone who has watched him hug "MasterChef" contestants goodbye has to wonder.
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  • Florida Sick Pay Policy May Make You Sick

    Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a bill on Friday, June 14, 2013 that affects workers in Florida's ability to enjoy the benefit of sick pay. Depending upon who you ask, Scott is a champion of freedom or right-wing nut who is owned by big corporations.

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  • Lean In Foundation Seeks Unpaid Intern, Internet Goes Bananas

    Yeesh. No matter where you fall in the debate on paid vs. unpaid internships, you have to feel a little bad for Jessica Bennett. The Lean In Foundation editor posted a job listing on Tuesday, looking for an unpaid intern. She quickly deleted it -- but not before the citizens of the internet picked up on it and made their feelings known.

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  • What's Trending on Twitter? #SXSWV2V, #TheTeenChoiceAwards, and #USAirways

    This week's Twitter roundup presents three trending topics that have caused quit a buzz in the Twitterverse: #SXSWV2V, #TheTeenChoiceAwards, and #USAirways. At first glance, it doesn't seem as though these trending Twitter topics have much to do with career advice. However, after taking a closer look, you may be pleasantly surprised at the wisdom trending Twitter hashtags have to offer.
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  • Cost of a Burger

    Recently, several media outlets have claimed that raising fast-food workers' salaries would raise the price of a Big Mac by only 68 cents. This figure represented only a 17 percent rise in prices; if it sounds too good to be true, it is. However, other research shows that the actual effects of paying workers a living wage, while higher than 68 cents, are not as bad as corporations make out.

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  • New York Times Cites Men 3.4 Times More Than Women

    A survey of the New York Times' front page stories showed that men dominate both the bylines and sources quoted in those stories. Since men greatly outnumber women in the newsroom that should come as no surprise.
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  • Howard Buffett's Crusade Against World Hunger

    Howard Buffett was born to privilege. But from an early age, the son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett wanted nothing more than to be a farmer. Later in life he found a way to combine his privilege and his passion, forming a foundation that helps fight hunger both in America and around the world.
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  • Fast Food Workers Can't Afford Rent, Demand Higher Wages

    Media outlets are calling it the largest fast food worker strike in U.S. history. Starting Monday, hundreds of low-wage workers walked out of McDonald's and other chain eateries in Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Milwaukee, Flint, Mich. and Kansas City, Mo., demanding living wages so they can afford rent, shoes and healthy food.
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  • The Super-Cheap Masters Degree That Could Revolutionize Higher Education

    Georgia institute of Technology is about to rock the realm of higher education. The college will open up an online masters degree program in computer science for just $6,600 – that's $38,400 less than typical out-of-state tuition for the same degree on-campus.
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  • The Truth About Green Jobs [Infographic]

    CEO Magazine ranked California as the worst place to do business for the past five years? Why? At least some businesses say it's because of the state's stringent regulations, which make it tough to start and run a business.
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  • 7 Top Cities for Startups [Infographic]

    Looking for an affordable startup scene? Consider packing up and moving to Austin, Texas, which topped a recent ranking of the hottest startup scenes in the U.S.
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  • Beer Is Great for Business

    Think watering holes are bad for the neighborhood or bad for business? Think again!
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  • What's Trending on Twitter? #CMGRchat #SDCC #TheBreakfastClub

    This week's Twitter roundup recaps three trending topics that have caused quit a buzz: #cmgrchat, #SDCC, #TheBreakfastClub. Why should you, as a professional, keep hitting the refresh button on your Twitter feed? At first glance, it doesn't seem as though these trending Twitter topics have much to do with career advice. However, after taking a closer look, you may be pleasantly surprised at the wisdom trending Twitter hashtags have to offer.
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