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Can the Fed help fix inequality? – THE WEEK article

By: Jeff Spross The Federal Reserve Bank is a congressionally-blessed “Central Bank.” In the past, their efforts have mostly been focused around the issue of managing the money supply in the US, clearing of financial transactions, and keeping tabs on interest rates so to keep inflation in check. With inflation in check and interest rates […]

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Knowing about recruitment cycles could give your job search an edge – Monster.com article

When it comes to connecting with the right job opportunity, timing isn’t everything, but it’s certainly something. By: Dawn Papandrea, Monster contributor Timing can be a very important factor in determining when it’s a good time to run a job search. This article can help you with some of those guidelines. Remember though, these are […]

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Hidden in Tom Hanks’s Emotional Golden Globes Speech Was the Best Career Advice You’ll Hear Today. Here It Is in 1 Sentence – Inc.com article

Towards the end of his speech, Hanks shared a 3-step formula for success he learned decades ago. It’s simple and brilliant–and could completely change the way you work. By Justin Bariso Author, EQ Applied @JustinJBariso Sometimes the best professional advice comes from the strangest places. This speech by Tom Hanks is one of those places. https://www.inc.com/justin-bariso/hidden-in-tom-hankss-emotional-golden-globes-speech-was-best-career-advice-youll-hear-today-here-it-is-in-1-sentence.html?icid=hmside1

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Make Your Job Application Robot-Proof – Wall Street Journal article

It takes planning to make sure AI gatekeepers don’t bounce your résumé—sometimes for arbitrary reasons—before a human can make a call By: Sue Shellenbarger We’ve all asked ourselves the question about why we don’t hear back from employers, especially if we spend a large amount of time on our submissions. There are a number of […]

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Question #3 for 2020: What will the unemployment rate be in December 2020? – CalculatedRisk blog posting

This is an interesting look into the future of employment, specifically focused on what will happen in 2020. As we’ve mentioned before, there is no one on this planet that can actually read the future, so please read this as an opinion piece of a (notable & very credible) blogger. https://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2020/01/question-3-for-2020-what-will.html

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U.S. jobless claims edge lower but trend points to uptick in filings – Reuters article

By: Jason Lange | WASHINGTON There are always 2 sides to every coin. You can read a set of facts, signals, and trend lines and see that the economy is slowing down. I can see something very different reading the very same set of data. Always treat these stories with a grain of sand, because […]

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The Colorado Town Where Military Veterans Are Launching Startups as Their Second Acts – Inc.com article

By: Lindsay Blakely, Managing Editor, Inc.com As you may have guessed by reviewing our website, we have a soft spot in our hearts for veterans. It appears that Colorado Springs does as well! Please review this article, and do your best to purchase from veteran-owned small businesses. It’s the least we can do as citizens […]

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6 professional resolutions for the new year – Monster.com article

Experts weigh in with practical ways you can advance your career. By: Kate Ashford, Monster contributor Your career is your career – we are all free agents these days. Its completely up to you to manage your career. And in order to manage it correctly, you need to understand your value, contributions, and development areas. […]

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U.S. companies are forcing workers to train their own foreign replacements – AXIOS article

By: Stef W. Kight – Reporter covering politics, criminal justice. Contact me at stef@axios.com. This is an indicator of how large US companies are treating some of their most loyal employees. While not unique, if you are affected by this, it can be very painful. Please do not see yourself as a failure – you […]

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How to get a job often comes down to one elite personal asset, and many people still don’t realize it – CNBC article (@WORK)

By: Julia Freeland Fisher, director of education research at the Clayton Christensen Institute The old cliche “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know” carries more weight than ever in our current employment and career progression theater. In fact, we here at eCareerCoaching.com believe it should actually be “…who knows you.” When done correctly, […]

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