Jobbing Archive: April, 2012

Chinese philanthropy and a child's death in Philadelphia

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In the morning, Richard Gelles, dean of the University of Pennsylvania's School of Social Policy and Practice, spent an hour on WHYY's Radio... Read more

Ban the box and the EEOC

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The legislation had a catchy name -- Ban the Box. The "box" refers to the box on a job application that candidates must check it if they've... Read more

A gang killing and federal law

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In 1960, a 15-year-old Philadelphia teenager got involved in a gangfight that led to someone's death, even though he claimed he wasn't the... Read more

Focus on the 'me,' not the 'we'

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In America, we put a lot of emphasis on team work, especially on the job. Remember that saying -- there is no "I" in team? That's good to... Read more

We like people who tawk like us

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And so do computers, says Jon Ciampi, a business executive who has become a student of "cognitive linguistics" and a related discipline, "computational... Read more

Budget for dreams

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Listen 20-somethings: While you are learning all sorts of good financial advice for paying debts and saving for retirement, don't neglect to... Read more

Financial help 20-somethings

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College seniors and young people embarking on first jobs have a chance to learn good financial habits from the start. “Many young adults... Read more

Reaching out to help

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These days, Amy Dinning has a job, but the senior training and talent development professional personally knows the pain of unemployment. That's... Read more