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January 29, 2013
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  • Many college grads settle for low-level jobs, report says
    The U.S. workforce included about 42 million college graduates in 2010, but only about 28.6 million jobs that year required a college degree, a study by the Center for College Affordability and Productivity says. The findings suggest that many college graduates are failing to find jobs commensurate with their education. "There are going to be an awful lot of disappointed people because a lot of them are going to end up as janitors," said Richard Vedder, who conducted the study. USA Today (1/28) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
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  • 4 ways to ensure your firm survives flu season
    It's a particularly rough flu season, and smart companies are taking steps to protect their workers. Among the best strategies: Be generous with sick days to keep the contagious away from the healthy; let employees work from home when they feel up to it; and put a bottle of hand sanitizer on every worker's desk. CBS MoneyWatch (1/25) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
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  • Wells Fargo tries incentives to speed up mortgage process
    Wells Fargo mortgage-sales staffers who turn in completed loan applications to underwriters within a certain time frame will receive a 0.03 percentage-point incentive on the mortgage amount. Last year the bank's process took 60 days or more, while smaller lenders often did it in three weeks, said Guy Cecala, publisher of Inside Mortgage Finance. Bloomberg Businessweek (1/28) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
  • A resource for employers navigating retirement-plan options
    A report by the Institutional Retirement Income Council details for employers the increasing number of retirement-plan options available to them, taking some of the headaches out of searching for products. The report offers questions that plan sponsors can ask to help guide them to the right choices. (1/25) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
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  • 14 business cards of famous people
    Steve Jobs, Albert Einstein, Andy Warhol, Harry Houdini and Abraham Lincoln are some of the famous people whose business cards are shown in this article. "You may want to keep every business card you receive from now on -- because you never know which of the names printed on them will become famous in the future," Dorothy Tan writes. (1/22) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
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