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Are Federal Prisoners Taking Jobs From Law-Abiding Citizens?

There are currently thousands of inmates employed, at extremely low wages, in federal prisons all across the country manufacturing a myriad of products to be sold strictly to government agencies. Yet, while some argue that paying convicted felons to work in these factories is a good way of teaching them skills that can be used in civil society, others say that it takes jobs away from upstanding citizens at a time of economic difficulty.

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What Are the Best New Jobs in America?

Pretty much everyone knows how much trouble the economy has had over the last several years creating jobs. But some sectors have been bright spots, with booming growth and solid earning potential, enough to be called the best new jobs in America.

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Your Smartphone or Tablet Adds Two Hours to Your Work Day

When you buy a new smartphone or tablet, you may not realize that perhaps the biggest effect it will have on your life is that you will work more.

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Biomedical Engineer
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What Are the Best Jobs in America?

If you're sitting around the office today thinking, There has to be a career path out there better than this, don't worry: you are not alone. Still, as you sit and ponder the possibilities of seeking a different career, there are people out there who actually hold the best jobs this wonderful country has to offer. But what are those jobs, exactly, and how much do they pay?

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700 to Lose Jobs Throughout New England at Shaw’s Supermarkets

Shaw’s Supermarkets announced today that they will lay off about 700 employees throughout New England. The grocery store chain did not reveal how many of those layoffs would take place at the 22 stores in Maine. About 90 affected employees have already been informed and the rest will be told during the next several days.

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What Are the Best Small Companies in America?

As the economy does its best to get back on its feet, there are still some companies all across the United States ranging from aerospace to steel that have been kicking some major tail and taking names. Those companies made Forbes’ annual "America’s Best Small Companies” list.

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What’s Your Biggest Workplace Fear? — Survey of the Day

As anybody who's ever had a job will tell you, work isn't always fun. In fact, sometimes it can be downright scary.

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McDonalds Holds National Hiring Day To Add 50,000 Employees
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What Jobs Make the World a Worse Place?

Some people get up every morning and do their best to help make the world a better place. Others, however, feel like their jobs actually make the world worse.

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Spend Too Much Time on Facebook? Hire Someone to Slap You in the Face

We all know it’s easy to get distracted and waste a ton of time on Facebook (or GuySpeed) but one guy is getting serious about his social media addiction -- he hired someone to slap him in the face every time he logs on to Facebook.

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Would You Rather Have Better Pay or a Better Boss? — Survey of the Day

Not being paid enough and having a difficult boss are two of the more common complaints of the employed. But which of these problems bothers working folks more?

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