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Do you take sick days?

So, I’m kind of psycho. I don’t know what it’s like at your workplace, but I HATE missing one day. I get so behind. I don’t know what’s going on. I freak out about what I’m missing. It stems from … Continue reading

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College major regrets

I can’t believe we’re already at this stage, but my younger sister is ready to start looking at colleges. About two weeks ago, she came down to York County and visited York College, to check out the school and complete … Continue reading

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Internships aren’t just for college students anymore

TheStreet examines a new trend which shows that older, experienced professionals are taking internships

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Learning from others mistakes, small business edition

From natural disasters like Hurricane Katrina to students doing term papers on the company’s time, American small business owners have seen it all, and several are sharing their experiences in a new article on TheStreet. The term paper debacle comes … Continue reading

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Older Americans offer advice to new graduates

They say that with age comes wisdom – and a new book is hoping to spread some of this knowledge to new grads, offering them advice from older Americans as they begin their journey into the “real world.” The biggest … Continue reading

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Five tips for tackling stressful situations

It’s pretty much a law that there will be times when stress at work will seem overwhelming. Whether it’s the pressure to answer all 100 e-mails that have suddenly flooded your inbox or your boss moving up the deadline on … Continue reading

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When summer nights are spent working

Lots of places are hiring for the seasonal summer positions right now, even though the temperature isn’t very summery. The Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire is the most recent local attraction to announce they’re hiring. Things like this always take me back … Continue reading

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Some tips for social media and business cards

Social media has changed the way we communicate today – but it hasn’t changed one key element of business communication: the business card. The business card is still the main way to make contacts and pass along your information quickly … Continue reading

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Turning seasonal work into full-time employment

Tis the season! Time to drink hot chocolate, eat fruitcake, shop for presents and – for those still struggling to find employment in this tough economy – time to fill out seasonal job applications. Many companies are hiring associates to … Continue reading

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The U.S. Census Bureau offers jobs in York County

As local unemployment continues to rise to the tune of 9.1 percent, finding a job can seem like a job in itself. Fortunately, the federal government is offering temporary, part-time jobs for those interested in becoming census takers. And the … Continue reading

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