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New Research Shows Retirees Are Bailing on 401(k)s Earlier

October 30, 2012
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The data suggest that more retirees are taking their money and bailing from their plan even sooner after they stop working than used to be the case.
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Whether Your Managers Should “Friend” Subordinates May Be Gender Based

October 30, 2012
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Social media use has a generational component. Your social media policy has to account for these generational differences.
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Survey: More Companies, Jobs to Head Back into Chicago

October 10, 2012
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Almost 80 percent of 12,000 area professionals surveyed by Ernst & Young LLP say they believe companies will keep moving from the suburbs to Chicago.
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Automakers Try New Recruiting Strategies to Fill Engineering Vacancies

October 1, 2012
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Threatened by a chronic shortage of engineers -- exacerbated by years of industry restructuring -- auto companies are having trouble filling job vacancies in Detroit now that the industry is coming back to health. That is particularly alarming for Detroit, a massive engineering hub for the entire industry.
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Study: Generational Job Seekers Not Using All Their Tools

September 28, 2012
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Recruiters take note: Baby boomers, Gen X and millennials are spending almost all their time job searching online instead of offline. Boomers turn to LinkedIn first, while Gen X and millennials are first using Google and Google Plus.
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Working Longer No Lock for Comfortable Retirement

August 30, 2012
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In the past, most workers figured they'd be able to retire at the age of 65. But following 2008's financial crisis, the idea of working a few more years to recoup lost savings became commonplace.
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Skilled Workers Scarce Despite Unemployment

August 21, 2012
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Staffing company ManpowerGroup of Milwaukee said in a 2011 survey that 52 percent of employers were having problems filling critical positions. That number was up 14 percent from the previous year.
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Harvard Grads Flooding Wall Street

August 17, 2012
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Any time so many bright young folks flood into Manhattan's concrete canyons to take jobs in investment banking or private equity, it's a clear sign the market has topped out.
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Move Over, Millennials

August 14, 2012
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When many people envision digital startups, they think of young, would-be Mark Zuckerbergs in hoodies and T-shirts spending late nights coding at a company with a name that's missing a vowel. There is, however, a small but growing number of over-forties trying their hand at Web 2.0 entrepreneurship.
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