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Court: Warehouse Can't Fire Contract Workers

February 6, 2012
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A California judge ruled the workers, who are suing the warehouse and staffing provider, would likely be able to prove the firing was retaliatory.
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Independent Contractors Helping to Shape the New World of Work

February 3, 2012
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Of 530 recently surveyed independent consultants, more than 80 percent expressed satisfaction with their employment status, although 27 percent admitted that, given the chance, they would return to a full-time job.
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Selling Cars Online Is More than a Typical Sales Job

February 2, 2012
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Moving from the showroom to the Internet desk can be a tough transition for a salesperson. Internet car sales require a different skill set from showroom car sales. But if a salesperson succeeds, the payoff is sizable.
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Exec Recruiters Doing Recruiting of Their Own

January 27, 2012
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A big majority of New York's largest executive recruiting firms added to or maintained staff size. Hot fields include health care and technology—and even certain financial services.
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Law Can Have Big Impact on Small Businesses

January 25, 2012
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The Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 could help your business grow.
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The 411 on the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010

January 25, 2012
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The Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 contains several provisions that can spur growth for a range of small businesses, from one-man shops to companies worth millions. Here is a guide to the most useful parts of the bill.
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The Foreboding Footnote to NYC's Job Growth

January 19, 2012
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Lower-paying jobs make up most of the city's expected job growth for the next two years as health care and social services positions flourish.
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Kraft to Cut 1,600 Jobs in U.S., Canada

January 18, 2012
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The Northfield, Illinois-based company will reorganize its domestic sales team, consolidate its U.S. management centers and trim the corporate and business units.
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Move to Flexible Workforce Is Permanent, Consultants Say

January 18, 2012
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The online M Squared poll of independent consultants was conducted in December 2011 and included responses from 530 professional independent consultants.
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