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5 Things You Should and Shouldn’t Say in a Job Interview

If you’re great at networking, filling out online applications and following up, chances are, you’ve landed an interview or two. Good work. That’s not so easy these days. But your work isn’t over.

In fact, your work is just beginning. The interview is where your true job-getting skills will have to come out. In fact, compared to everything you did to get it, the interview is like doing open-heart and brain surgery while also teaching a child how to tie his shoes. Not the easiest thing in the world.

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5 Excellent Networking Sites to Help You Find Jobs

As soon as you knew you wanted (or needed) a new job, you got on Facebook and let all your friends and connections there know what you could do and that you were available, right? You probably also went straight to LinkedIn and quickly made a profile there so people could find the awesomely productive employee that is you. But the phone didn’t start ringing.

That’s not because networking online for a job doesn’t work, it’s because you have to find all the places where you can make the Internet work for you.

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The Tennesseean

God-Fearing Man Quits Job After Getting W2 with ’666′ On It

Why did Walter Slonopas quit his job? You could say the devil made him do it.

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Home Depot To Add Hundreds Of Jobs In Maine

Some good news to report on the job front, Home Depot announced this week, that it is slated to add up to 450 seasonal jobs in its 11 Maine stores. Home Depot has stores in Maine in Auburn, Augusta, Bangor, Biddeford, Ellsworth, Portland, Rockland, South Portland, Topsham, Waterville and Windham.

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Economy Added 157,000 Jobs in January

The Labor Department announced that the U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs in January. The unemployment rate inched upward by a tenth of a point, to 7.9 percent.

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5 Simple Tips to Cope If You’re Stressed Out at Work

So, you say work has got you stressed out. There's good news -- you're not alone.

More importantly, you're not helpless, either.

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Postal Worker Retires After 44 Years Without Taking a Single Sick Day
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Postal Worker Retires After 44 Years Without Taking a Single Sick Day

As the famous motto goes, "neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night" stops dedicated postal workers. And as far as Deborah Ford is concerned, who retired from the USPS after more than four decades on the job without taking a single sick day, nothing else does either.

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The Office Perk Workers Want the Most, Half-Off Fridays!

CareerBulider.com conducted a survey of nearly 4,000 full time workers and found most are satisfied with their jobs while 1 in 4 plan to seek other employment in 2013. As far as ‘how important is a job title,’ it seems to be of little importance.

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Man’s Hilarious Amazon Resume Goes Viral

When making a resume, there is a fine line between standing out and being too gimmicky. Job seeker Philippe Dubost completely destroyed that line, but we have to say his Amazon-style CV is much more brilliant than it is off-putting.

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Lewiston to Lose 160 Jobs at Jim Beam Facility

The makers of Jim Beam bourbon announced that it will shut down production at its Lewiston facility and shift that work to a facility in Kentucky. 160 people work in the Beam’s plant in Lewiston that makes Pinnacle Vodka and Calico Jack Rum.

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