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Nicotine Use Could Keep You From Getting Hired

U-Haul recently announced that it will not be hiring nicotine users (via vaping, cigarettes, or any other form) in every state that it is legal to do so. This nicotine-free hiring policy is legal in many states, and U-Haul isn’t the only large company taking advantage of it. American Airlines has been practicing a nicotine-free hiring policy since 1985. Is

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Nonncompete vs. Nondisclosure Agreements and Should You Sign?

Noncompete and nondisclosure agreements are becoming more commonplace in today’s job market. As industries become more technology-oriented, employers are seeking to protect both their technical and intellectual properties. Part of finding a job could come down to whether or not you are willing to sign one of these agreements. What’s the Difference A standard non-compete agreement prevents you from directly

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53,000 Jobs Up for Grabs at Lowe’s

Lowe’s is one of America’s largest home improvement stores. Each year they host hiring events in preparation for their busiest season of the year: spring. All of their 1,700 U.S. stores will begin hiring events next week to fill at least 53,000 seasonal part-time and full-time positions. What Positions Are Open? Open positions include cashiers, stockers and loaders. They are

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