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CarMax Plans to Hire Nearly 1,000 in U.S.

January 24, 2012
The Richmond, Virginia, used-car retailer said Jan. 23 that it is recruiting for positions in sales and service operations, including detailers and technicians, with additional positions in purchasing and the business office. Full- and part-time permanent positions with day and evening shifts will be available.
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The Age of the Less-Ambitious Employee

December 19, 2011
The bottom line is that a corner office—with all its demands—is less appealing. Here's how one consultant describes a common mindset today: “The headache isn't worth it. I'd rather be able to spend time with the kids.”
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Companies Pushing Workers Over the Limit

December 16, 2011
Like Charlie Chaplin's character in the comedy Modern Times about an assembly-line worker who loses it after tightening one bolt too many, HR consultant Art Quinn says that when employees are pushed to their limits, the workplace can be a dehumanizing place.
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