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Gifting Etiquette for the Office

The holiday season spreads joy and a sense of giving to just about everywhere – including the office. While gifting is (usually) fine, there are some rules of etiquette for gifts in the workplace. Don’t Make It Mandatory Often times, office gifting creates stress for people and causes more problems than it’s worth. Each person in the office has different

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Emerging Jobs for the New Year

LinkedIn just revealed their annual U.S. Emerging Jobs Report, and according to them, these are the top 15 fastest-growing jobs for 2020. Five of the top jobs emerging are engineering jobs in varying specialties, and robotics made the list for the first time. Artificial intelligence and data science roles are continuing to expand across almost every industry as well. Only

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Unemployment Rates Drop to Lowest in Half a Century

Employers in the U.S. added 266,000 jobs in November, crushing expectations and lowering the unemployment rate to 3.5%–the lowest since September 1969. Based on the jobs report, stocks surged, opening up opportunities for expansion… and more jobs. November’s hiring jump is the biggest since January, which added 312,000 people to payrolls across the U.S. Stock Market The jobs data is

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December Is the Best Month to Strengthen Your Network

Job hunting in December is tough. However, the holidays are the best time to strengthen your network and prepare for the openings that will abound in January. Many hiring managers wait for the new year to bring on new employees, but it doesn’t mean they’re not watching for new talent beforehand. Don’t take the month off from your job search–use

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