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Private-sector job creation was softer-than-expected in July

U.S. businesses added fewer jobs in June than economists anticipated, indicating that the job market improvement isn’t gaining traction as quickly as hoped.

Private-sector payrolls in the U.S. 238 more words

Finance

Featured vacancy: Marketing Manager, three months at £1000 per month

Marketing Manager: Santander Opportunity – 3 months at £1,000 per month

HumanCamera is a Nottingham based photographic-arts related social enterprise, running workshops and training courses for individuals and organisations, as well as undertaking social projects that use images and the image making process to engage communities and inspire and promote positive change.  184 more words

Students

Consumer confidence soars to highest level since 2007

U.S. consumer confidence improved in July for the third month in a row and jumped to levels not seen since October 2007.

The Conference Board’s monthly index, which tracks how U.S. 191 more words

Finance

The job interview: Not saying thank you can cost you the job offer

Especially in a pro-employer job market, when all skillsets are equal between the job candidate finalists, the politest and most personable professional will likely get the coveted job offer. 511 more words

Graduate numbers rising – is it too many for job markets?

Higher education is growing rapidly across the world, including offshore campuses and online courses. I do find the numbers quite astounding but when I consider what’s happening overall I feel it’s a good thing that we have a more educated world population. 318 more words

Career Advice

Arizona Judge: Medical-Marijuana Patients Can Sell Pot to Other Patients Because Law is Vague

Judge: Medical-Marijuana Patients Can Sell Pot to Other Patients Because Law is Vague

Phoenix New Times

By Ray Stern Tue., Jul. 22 2014

Arizona’s medical-marijuana law is so vague, the state can’t prosecute patients whosell pot to other patients, a Pima County Superior Court judge has ruled.The offbeat July 2 ruling and dismissal of a criminal case by Judge Richard Fields has the potential to open up all sorts of entrepreneurial opportunities for Arizonans to sell marijuana legally — if it survives an appeal. 1,130 more words

Tyson Foods closing 3 plants in Iowa, NY, NM

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Tyson Foods Inc. says it’s closing three U.S. plants, employing a total 950 workers, which have struggled financially as the company’s product needs have changed. 119 more words

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