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Company where ‘pay is generous’

“The best companies value their employees, pay them fairly, and provide ways for them to grow in their careers” writes Megan Elliott for cheatsheet.com. To determine the Employees’ Choice Award winners, Glassdoor analyzed more than 2.1 million anonymous company reviews submitted on the site over the past year.Glassdoor, a job listing and employer review site, makes finding a job that doesn’t make you miserable a bit easier. Source: cheatsheet.com Share This:

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a $1 increase can cost tens of thousands of jobs nationally

“As of the start of the year, 19 U.S. states had raised minimum wages, dramatizing a long simmering debate: Do minimum wages kill jobs, and make the working class worse off in the end ?” writes Erica Pandey for axios.com. It’s this very population that is most at risk of joblessness as a result of a higher minimum wage, he said.And re-training may not help: Many lower-skilled workers won’t be absorbed into a new economy involving automation technology jobs, he said. Source: axios.com Share This:

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Trump names Hope Hicks as White House communications director

“Hope Hicks, the White House director of strategic communications, is stepping into the role of White House communications director on an interim basis” writes Caitlin Yilek for washingtonexaminer.com. Hicks, a longtime aide of President Trump, is the fourth person to hold the job since January.Anthony Scaramucci was the last person to hold the top communications job. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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Data show that Trump’s real base is 24 percent of the electorate

“If Trump’s job approval erodes to down to this level, that would almost certainly spell electoral doom for Republicans” writes Kristen Soltis Anderson for washingtonexaminer.com. I know, I know: the polls are supposedly missing Trump’s supporters, showing an artificially low job approval number.The data – on issues and on Trump himself — keep pointing back to “one-in-four” as the true size of Trump’s base.Take job approval, the most basic indicator of how a nation views its leader. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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London’s financial district is ‘hemorrhaging talent’ because of Brexit, warns UK job recruiter

“The City of London, home to the U.K.’s largest trading and financial services, is suffering from a loss of professional talent due to Brexit, warns a U.K. job recruitment agency” writes unknown author for cnbc.com. “The City is still haemorrhaging talent because of Brexit, and we risk losing jobs, too,” said Hakan Enver, operations director at recruitment consultancy Morgan McKinley Financial Services, in a press release published Tuesday.The latest London employment monitor for July revealed the number of jobs and job seekers in the City, London’s financial center, grew for…

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Samantha Bee interviews former neo-Nazi whose group fights extremism—then had funds cut by Trump

“The Obama administration awarded the group $400,000 to fight violent extremism, but that funding was pulled by the Trump White House” writes Keith Wagstaff for mashable.com. Now, the group is crowdfunding to “fight hate and racism.”. It has raised nearly $37,000 of its $400,000 goal. (You can donate right here.) “White people created this problem, and it’s our job to fix it,” Christian Picciolini, co-founder of the group, told Samantha Bee. Source: mashable.com Share This:

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24 applicants are chasing every low-skilled job and keeping pay growth low

“Employee pay expectations were weaker than last year, suggesting employers may not be coming under pressure from workers to increase pay, despite low unemployment” writes Camilla Hodgson for businessinsider.com.au. The CIPD’s survey, of more than 1,000 employers, attributed low wage growth to a range of factors, including Brexit uncertainty, weak productivity and the rise in the National Living Wage.Meanwhile, it found a median of 24 job-seekers applying for every low-skilled position, compared with 19 for medium-skilled and eight for high-skilled jobs.The survey found employers thought about half of applicants were…

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Krugman: When the President Is Un-American

“Real Americans expect public officials to be humbled by the responsibility that comes with the job” writes Paul Krugman for nytimes.com. That comes with the job, and you’re supposed to tolerate that criticism even if you feel it’s unfair.In practice, human nature being what it is, many officials have in fact taken financial advantage of their office. Source: nytimes.com Share This:

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Getting Laid Off From My First Job Taught Me 6 Important Truths About Work

“I eventually landed a media sales job with The Times of India that paid almost double of what I was getting and also gave me a good brand to put on my resume” writes Online Wellness Services for huffingtonpost.in. After six years of a fairly successful sales career, I took a year off and studied journalism, and spent five years as a journalist.In 1997, the year I stepped into the job market, both the Bengaluru International airport and the resort existed only on paper.This helped me evaluate alternative job options…

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