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6 Things to Consider During Open Enrollment for 2013

  By Kimberly Lankford, Contributing Editor, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance I know that open enrollment is the time to make decisions about my group health coverage, but my employer is also offering to let me buy other kinds of insurance and sign up for other benefits that include some tax breaks. Should I consider these deals? […]

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Companies Paying Americans the Least

By Trey Thoelcke, Michael Sauter, Alexander E. M. Hess and Samuel Weigley, 24/7 Wall St. The gap between rich and poor is well illustrated by the large multi-billion dollar corporations employing thousands of low-wage workers. With the Great Recession over, not only are many of these companies now hitting record profits, but their executive pay […]

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The Risks of Using LinkedIn

It’s a job seeker’s best tool, and an employee’s career network. It’s also a hacker’s paradise. If you use LinkedIn, you’ve probably told the site where you work, what you do and who you work with, as noted by CNNMoney. Therein lies the problem. Called “spear phishing,” hackers trick their targets into opening e-mail attachments […]

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Can Your Name Affect a Job Promotion?

What’s in a name? That which we call a potential raise. In the first study of its kind, researchers have analyzed the impact of names on decision-making and the formation of feelings. The results reveal people with  easy-to-pronounce names are more likely to be favored for a promotion at the office, Live Science reports. “The […]

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