Jobbing Archive: April, 2013

Book report: What Indian American motel owners can teach us about our nation

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Ever checked into a motel and noticed an Indian behind the counter? Not surprising, since Indian Americans own half the nation's motels. Interestingly... Read more

Teachers as working poor? Really?

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Isn't it great to imagine cool affordable apartments for young teachers in the now-hip Fishtown. Oh boy, they can have an office incubator... Read more

Tough prospects for the class of 2013

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Graduation season will soon kick in and prospects still aren't good for young graduates, said the Economic Policy Institute in a study released... Read more

CEO's advice: Keep up with the news

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Being a newspaper reporter, I appreciated what H. Paulett Eberhart, the chief executive of CDI Corp., said about the value of news. "I think... Read more

Some people just aren't cut out for CEO-type decision-making

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More on decision-making from H. Paulett Eberhart, the chief executive of CDI Corp. She speaks about making decisions with confidence. Yes,... Read more

Decision-making: Don't look back, CDI exec says

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Do you find decision-making challenging? I do, sometimes. But there are people who are paid -- and paid a lot -- to make decisions. Those people... Read more

Friday's jobs report: Mediocre

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The nation's payrolls added 88,000 jobs in March, a mediocre showing. This is the first month since June 2012 when the number of jobs added... Read more

The real fiscal cliff: The 4.8 million long-term unemployed

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Today's alarming financial news is the rise in first-time unemployment claims to 385,000, up 28,000 and also above expectations. The U.S. Labor... Read more