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  • Uberization of work has its benefits
    Uberization of work has its benefits
    Disruptive startup Uber is changing the definition of work. The resulting Uberization of the taxi business is being carried over to other industries at an impressive pace. According to the New York Times on January 28, 2015, the meaning of full...
  • Antoinette and the exploding donuts: The road not taken
    Antoinette and the exploding donuts: The road not taken
    Antoinette and the Exploding DonutsAntoinette taught me much. Imaginative, with unrepressed affection and silly at all the right times, Antoinette also made me laugh. A lot.Antoinette, a fellow graduate student at NCSU, worked overnight at the...
  • Resume
    The Purposeful Resume
    A resume is an introduction. It should clarify and address why you are interested in the position for which you are applying. It identifies your strengths and enlightens your abilities. It distinguishes you as an expert in what you have to offer....
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    Understanding your unhappiness in your new job and fixing it: Part one
    At one time or another, many of us have taken a job that turned out to not be what we thought it was for some reason or another. Sometimes it’s pretty clear-cut on why, especially when what you’re actually doing in the job was not what...
  • Making an international move is a challenging endeavor
    How to find work and housing accommodations abroad
    When most individuals think of traveling, vacationing comes to mind first. However, for some people, the motivation to go abroad is to experience what it is like to live and work in another country. The goal for certain individuals may be to...
  • Teach a man to fish...
    Real learning happens here
    The following is an article written by Emily Trimm, a high school senior in Naples, FL. Emily serves as administrative assistant at our Mathworks Tutoring Center, a company whose mission is to foster learning.Unbeknownst to me, I followed Dr....
  • Workers
    Work Related Psychological Trauma
    The country is governed for the richest, for the corporations, the bankers, the land speculators, and for the exploiters of labor. The majority of mankind are working people. So long as their fair demands - the ownership and control of their...
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    Four things you can do to be more of yourself at work: Part two
    In part one of this article, we discussed the first step of comparing you as a person to the chosen career and job you’re currently doing in that field. Once you’ve carefully considered your career and job and have decided you’re...
  • Masks
    Four things you can do to be more of yourself at work: Part one
    It seems the longer we spend in our careers, the more difficult it becomes to be who we really are. Many people find themselves asking the question, “Can I still be myself while at work?” The answer to that question is, “It...
  • 'Are you a culture fit' in 6 steps
    'Are you a culture fit' in 6 steps
    Culture fit...what exactly is it?Today's workplace is replete with tough terrain on the way to success. The best way to determine if you can succeed at XYZ organization is by understanding its culture (terrain). Then, you can discern whether...
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    Job search channels
    With the advent of the Internet job hunt has become much easier. But, on the other hand, all this takes time, because while you wander through different sites in search for work, you kill more than one hour or even a day. I am saying this to the...
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    Washington State sees another increase for October's unemployment rate
    The Employment Security Department released October unemployment numbers last week, stating an increase in the state’s unemployment rate up to 6.0% from September's number of 5.7%. The rest of the nation continues to trend downward,...
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    Billy Graham off the mark on the dead doing work in heaven
    When preachers, such as Billy Graham, speak about religion the ultimate payoff for belief is eternal life in heaven, a perfect realm where the invisible sky-god lives. Since preachers can only offer words as proof for this idea, they count on...
  • A happy family
    Success is often seen when young people's goals include family and career
    The goals which teens have for the future can have a great impact on their future. Penn State News reported on Nov. 4, 2014 that researchers have found when young people's goals for the future include family and career the outcome is more...
  • Employees can walk their way to higher productivity
    Walking workstations could be the key for employee obesity
    For many employees an eight hour day can mean hours spent sitting at a desk with poor posture and low metabolic rate, however help is at hand. A recent study published by the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) found that...