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DHHS to Require Able-bodied Recipients of Food Supplement Benefits to Work

The Maine Department of Health and Human Services is looking to make changes to the food supplements (food stamps) program. The changes, if making it through the rule-making and public hearing process, will go into effect October 1.

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William Perugini, Thinkstock

‘Question Of The Day’: Do You Favor Longer Work Days and a Shorter Work Week?

The world's second richest man, Carlos Slim, is supporting an idea that workers shift to a three-day work work. The trade off would be 11-hour work days and workers staying staying on the job to age 70.

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Simon Askham, Thinkstock

Question Of The Day: Would You Still Work If You Won The Lottery?

We've all daydreamed about hitting the jackpot. I rarely buy lottery tickets but when I do I admit I daydream about what I would do with the money. I think I would be practical and pay off my debt, maybe buy a new car, new furniture, maybe even a new cell phone (that's funny if you know the phone I have!). Would you still work? A new survey from Career Builder says, most of us would.

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Waterville Public Library Job Fair, Wednesday, June 25, 3pm-5pm

Looking for a job? You might find just what you need today (June 25) at the Waterville Public Library Job Fair. They will have 14 registered employers with job opportunities on-site from 3pm to 5pm. Job seekers should come dressed professionally with business cards or copies of their resume. It is free and open to the public.

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Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

FBI Will Not Change Policy on Weed

Want to work for the FBI? Hope you have smokes pot in the past three years, despite what some people may think, the Feds haven’t changed their policy on pot smoking. In 2007 they loosened their policy stating that if you haven’t smoked pot within three years of applying, you could work for the Feds. That hasn’t chang

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Getty Images, photo by Tim Boyle

Bring In Your Parents to Work

LinkedIn is a professional networking site and they have come up with a new idea, ‘Bring In Your Parents Day’. It happened on November 7th and countries around the world participated.  This is a day designed to have employees bring their parents to work with them in order for them to see exactly what is their kids do.

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7 High-Paying Jobs You Can Get Without a Degree

Increasingly, people are learning that a four-year college education doesn’t always pay. You can spend upwards of $100,000 to get some letters after your name and still end up jobless, or in a job that doesn’t pay enough to cover your school loan payments. That’s probably why nearly 70 percent of the American workforce doesn’t hold more than a high school diploma. But you don’t necessarily need a degree to make good money.

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Would You Prefer Working From Home?

A new study has revealed something that you don’t need an MBA to know: working from home rocks.

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5 Common and Major Interview Mistakes

Job interviews are hard enough without sabotaging yourself by making some major mistakes that hiring managers say are all too common. These seem like obvious interview no-nos, but they’re at the top of every recruiter’s list of things they see people doing all the time that kill their chances of being offered a job.

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Why Was Sharon Late Getting To Work Today?

You can't make this stuff up.

I literally have the weirdest things that happen to me. And I have such good intentions.

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