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Aug 28th

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(Plan Your Career) Applying online: How to navigate around the internet’s black holes

Jayden has been struggling with the world of online applications and how to follow-up appropriately.  He has applied for three positions, but has not made it past the online screening.  Should he e-mail a copy of his resume with a cover letter in addition to applying on Monster or any other proprietary application program? 
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Avoiding deceptive ‘opt-out’ online scams

Proverbs survive because of their universality. Take the adage, “One bad apple spoils the barrel.” It teaches us that good people (or good businesses) can be tainted by association with those whose actions are perceived as unscrupulous, even if they themselves don’t employ the same deceitful tactics.
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Comcast receives honored company award for community outreach

Comcast receives honored company award for community outreachOn December 2, Comcast received the honored company recognition at the annual Minnesota Keystone Program Luncheon, hosted by the Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce.
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(Plan Your Career) Keep looking: No winter break for job seekers

Holiday preparation checklist:  wrap gifts, plan parties, eat sweets, oh, and find a job. If you are unemployed over the holidays, you might think this is a slow time for hiring.  You might be tempted to take a break from your networking, applying, and interviewing routine.  You might be making a mistake.  At year end, a few critical stars align that can make the holidays an ideal time to look for new work.
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New CRL Report: Credit card issuers use loopholes to bypass new rules intended to curb abuses

Credit card companies are busy crafting new tricks and traps to bypass both Federal Reserve Board rules and new federal law set to take full effect in late February 2010, a new research report from the Center for Responsible Lending finds. Entitled “Dodging Reform: As Some Credit Card Abuses Are Outlawed, New Ones Proliferate,” the report explains why the nation’s 80 million families with one or more credit cards continue to be hit with arbitrary, unfair interest rate hikes and fees. [For the full report go to http://www.responsiblelending.org/credit-cards/research-analysis/dodging-reform-as-some-credit-card-abuses-are-outlawed-new-ones-proliferate.html.]
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What does a criminal defense lawyer do?

At the Law Office of F. Clayton Tyler P.A. I have been practicing criminal defense in Downtown and North Minneapolis for decades. Over those years of respected service to people facing a wide range of criminal charges, I have taken on many different roles for a variety of clients.
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(Plan Your Career) Reconstructing Main Street: Obama’s job creation proposal empowers small business and willing workers

Speaking at the Brookings Institute on December 8, 2009, President Barack Obama tackled the tough issue of job creation with a new, three-part strategy designed to put resources directly into the hands of ordinary Americans: small business owners, entrepreneurs and people willing to retrain and work in emerging industries.
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