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What Are the Most Stressful Jobs in 2013?

If going to work means you run the risk of developing an ulcer or biting your nails until there's only cuticle left, congrats -- you may have one of the most stressful jobs in America.

But is it the most stressful?

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Hey College Seniors — Your Bender is Showing and No One Wants to Hire You

Despite the fact that some college tuitions have reached an excess of $50,000 per year, these days colleges can't guarantee that their graduates will have jobs waiting for them. In the wake of this uncertainty, some institutions have begun to guide their students in cleaning up their social media profiles, to lower the risk of a poorly-timed facebook post ruining their shot at employment. 

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Finding A Job Stinks!

In the past three months people I know personally have fallen on hard times. Their jobs have been either terminated, they have been fired for being sick too much or they have transferred to another job that hasn't worked out for them. All of these people were hardworking, dedicated employees that always went the extra mile. I guess the state of Maine has run out of road.

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More Jobs Are Being Posted, But Maine’s Economy Still Needs Growth

Job postings are up around the state of Maine. The CareerCenter and the Department of Labor said Androscoggin County is just one county of many in Maine seeing a significant increase in postings. This is good news, but it is not the whole picture.

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Seasonal Work Is Hard to Fill Regardless of Unemployment Rate

There was a time when a person would do just about anything in order to make ends meet. However, even with the unemployment rate dangling somewhere around 8 percent, many companies claim that they cannot find enough help to staff their operations.

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Hilarious Prankster Quits Jobs He Never Had

Ladies and gentleman, prime time prank season is upon us. Why? Everyone's so stinkin' happy around the holidays, and the last thing they'd expect is for an evil prankster to pull out hilarious (and sometimes mean) tricks.

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Nurse Most Trusted Profession

Once again this year, nurses have the highest rate of honest and ethical standards than any other profession. According to a Gallup poll, 64% of Americans say ‘nurse’ is the most trusted profession among all professionals.

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What Are the Least and Most Trusted Professions in America?

There are two types of people that no one trusts: politicians, and anyone selling cars. On the other hand, Americans think very highly of nurses. That is the consensus of a recent Gallup poll.

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Office Items on the Extinct List

Technology moves fast these days with better and faster, hitting the market every day. In the process some old standbys get left behind.  Live Science lists 13 things that are on the brink of extinction in your office in the coming years.

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Umemployment May Cause Heart Attack

There are many things known that cause heart attacks, stress, diabetes, smoking…we can now add unemployment. At some point in your life, if you were unemployed, whether you quit, were fired or were laid off, you may have increased your chances of getting a heart attack.

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