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New year job search: news you need now

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As young job seekers enter a new year of hunting for that elusive dream job, it’s a good time to regroup and review your skill set, your career goals, and your finances. If it’s been a long road so far, don’t lose heart. Take a look at these articles to help guide you toward good employers, away from the bad apples, and to see who’s hiring. If minimum wage or unemployment benefits are on your radar, follow the links to be sure you understand what changes are in store for you in 2014. Happy job hunting!

Best companies to work for:

http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/best-companies/2013/list/

Worst companies to work for:

http://money.msn.com/investing/worst-companies-to-work-for-in-2013-1

Unemployment benefits just ended for millions:

http://money.cnn.com/2013/12/27/news/economy/unemployment-benefits-expire/

Minimum wage increases for 2014:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2013/12/29/states-raising-minimum-wage/4221773/

Top hiring employers:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jacquelynsmith/2013/10/21/the-top-hiring-employers-in-major-metro-areas/2/

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About this Examiner: Kathryn Marion is the award-winning author of GRADS: TAKE CHARGE of Your First Year After College!, the most comprehensive resource for navigating the world of work and independent living after graduation, as well as host of the book’s companion resource site, www.GradsTakeCharge.com. The print edition of GRADS: TAKE CHARGE is available through Amazon and other online booksellers. The e-book edition is available through e-junkie.

Kathryn also coaches students, graduates, and career changers as well as consults with small businesses and aspiring authors.

Follow her other Examiner columns: Job Search and Life After College. And even more articles on SelfGrowth.com.

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