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Those looking for a new job in the new year might want to try a few specific industries that consistently have the most openings.
Americans with paid time off on holidays like the Fourth of July
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Get ready to pack your bags, grad, and head to Washington, D.C.
that is if you want to be in the best overall place among the
country\’s biggest cities to work and play.
D.C. boasts boasts the strongest brainpower in the nation, according to a study that analyzed 102 major markets.
It\’s not just what you don\’t do at work that can get you fired. Some of the things you might think are acceptable actually aren\’t.
Oct. 16 is Boss\’s Day — a day to show appreciation to the ones in charge.
Federal human resources managers are preparing for a range of post-shutdown personnel problems including anxiety and resentment amongst employees who had to work and those who were furloughed.
Wal-Mart shouldn\’t have any trouble staffing two new \”super
centers\” it plans to open in Washington, D.C., by year\’s end after it received
what it calls an \”amazing\” response from potential employees.
Wal-Mart, the nation\’s largest retailer, has announced 600 job openings at two of its stores scheduled to open later this year in the District and hundreds of local workers have flocked to a hiring center in hopes of landing on of those jobs.