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The surprising first jobs of 18 US presidents

“Here are the surprising first jobs held by Washington, Lincoln, Obama, and 15 other US presidents:” writes Ine Cain for businessinsider.com. • First jobs are usually a mixed bag; they can be disastrous failures, great learning experiences, or somewhere in between. • That’s the case even for people who go on to become the president of the United States. • American presidents took on some memorable first roles across history.It’s definitely encouraging for anyone who suffered through a weird start to their career. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Intel hit with 32 lawsuits over security flaws

“(Reuters) – Intel Corp said on Friday shareholders and customers had filed 32 class action lawsuits against the company in connection with recently-disclosed security flaws in its microchips” writes Aol Staff for aol.com. The two securities-related class action suits were filed by individuals who claim to represent classes of buyers of Intel’s stock between July 27 last year and Jan. 4. Source: aol.com Share This:

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Amid Job Gains, Canada’s FinServ Sector Sees Drop In Headcount

“According to Payments Canada, companies spend $5 billion on payment processing in the country today” reports pymnts.com. Canadian companies added 10,700 new jobs in January, according to new data from ADP, but not every industry benefited from the boost.But several sectors saw a drop in headcounts, with the second largest falling on the financial services and real estate market, which saw a decline of 7,000 jobs.Canada is gearing up for updates and enhancements to its payments infrastructure. Source: pymnts.com Share This:

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Siemens CEO defends praising Trump, says there’s ‘nothing wrong’ with US tax overhaul

“He also defended his move to compliment Trump on his tax overhaul during a dinner held at the World Economic Forum in Davos last month” writes Tf-images Tf-images Via for cnbc.com. An overhaul of the U.S. tax system was approved late last year and has been broadly viewed as a legislative victory for Trump.President Donald Trump deserved to be congratulated for the recent changes to the U.S. tax system, according to the chief executive of Europe’s largest industrial company.Speaking on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference, Siemens CEO Joe…

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I got pregnant right after my husband lost his job — here’s how we made it work

“After six months my husband took a higher-paying job that led to a secure career with excellent benefits” writes Kelly Burch for businessinsider.com. Two months before I was due, after eight months of unemployment, my husband got a new job.We brought our baby girl home and my husband went to work the next day, unable to take any more unpaid time off from his new job.While we were dreaming about life with baby, we were also trying to balance our new financial situation. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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If you’re under 40 you should be hoping for another stock plunge, says pundit Josh Brown

“But wealthy 80-year-olds are probably not even investing for themselves, they’re probably investing money for the next generation” writes James F for latimes.com. The media’s job — no offense — is to train people to think that a falling market is negative.Maybe it’s negative if you’re 80 and you have 100% stock exposure, yeah it sucks.Our job as advisors is to train people to think that way. So even they should be cheering for the market to fall. Source: latimes.com Share This:

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Blockchain Job Market Ripe for the Tech Savvy

“Young, tech-savvy job seekers looking at the crypto job market should be enthused by the amount of opportunity to get into what is potentially the career slot of the future” reports newsbtc.com. Blockchain related jobs involving every aspect of utilizing the technology from design and engineering through to sales and marketing are already searching for applicants.There was a lot of talk in 2017 about making big money in cryptocurrency but for the next generation looking at crypto markets, the money may be in Blockchain related jobs.International Business Machines (IBM) alone has…

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