Jobbing Archive: July, 2009

Blue Cross: Joe Frick's salary

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It's easy to gripe about insurance companies and how much money their executives are making, especially when there are so many people without... Read more

The pajama frontier

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This is really interesting. When you hear about people working from home, you usually figure it is a professional salaried person who can... Read more

A little bad is better

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Yesterday I interviewed Philip M. Dine, a longtime labor reporter and author of a new book "State of the Unions." We talked about... Read more

Whatever happened to old-fashioned love?

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So what about loyalty? Does it matter at all any more or has the willingness of companies to use the recession as a cover to rid themselves... Read more

Last year's swimsuit

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The other day Gerald Perrins, the local data wonk at the Philadelphia office of the U.S. Labor Department, sent me 128 pages of local employment... Read more

Birthday wishes

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It's my birthday today, so I'll forward my birthday wishes to all the unemployed people -- and also, by the way, to everyone who is working... Read more

They'll try you before they'll buy you

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The Holy Grail, of course, is a full time job at a reasonable wage with benefits, but people shouldn't turn up their noses at contract work... Read more

Wrinkle-free job hunting. It's You!

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Important news you can use: You gotta be vibrant at all times if you want to get a job. To be relevant in today's workplace, make sure you... Read more