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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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Survey: 45 Percent Would Cut Salary for Flexibility

August 30, 2012
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A survey released August 30 found 45 percent of working adults are willing to relinquish 8.6 percent of their salary for more flexibility at work.
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Survey: Workforce Strategy Not a Priority

August 29, 2012
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About 78 percent of employers lack a workforce strategy to garner hard-to-find talent, according to the survey conducted by the ManpowerGroup's Strategic Workforce Consulting business.
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Demand Up for Recruiters with Social Media Skills

August 29, 2012
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Recruiters with social media skills are most frequently recruited for jobs located in New York City, Chicago, Washington, Boston and Los Angeles.
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OSHA Steps Up Safety Inspections in South

August 17, 2012
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Beginning August 20, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will increase the number of unannounced inspections it performs at worksites in Region 4, which encompasses eight southern states east of the Mississippi River.
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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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Personnel Journal 1975

August 15, 2012
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