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12 People Who Did an Excellent Job of Quitting

We saw this amazing resignation cake and got inspired. Not to quit our jobs, but to admire the ways others have in the past. Our most "creative" quit was telling the owner of a Chinese buffet over the phone that they couldn't yell at us anymore, because we quit so there. Compared to these, that just isn't that impressive.

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When Switching Jobs, Remember These 5 Things

The job market is pretty tight right now, so most days you’re probably thankful just to have a job that pays. But somewhere down the road that may not be enough. You may find yourself looking for a new position, even as you continue to hold down your current one. There are certain things you should keep in mind when that time comes.

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5 Things You Should and Shouldn’t Say in a Job Interview

If you’re great at networking, filling out online applications and following up, chances are, you’ve landed an interview or two. Good work. That’s not so easy these days. But your work isn’t over.

In fact, your work is just beginning. The interview is where your true job-getting skills will have to come out. In fact, compared to everything you did to get it, the interview is like doing open-heart and brain surgery while also teaching a child how to tie his shoes. Not the easiest thing in the world.

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Lufkin Area Veterans Get a Boost From Today’s Job Fair

The stats can be pretty alarming. The unemployment rate in the US is 7.9 percent, but among Veterans that number can be as high as 19 percent!

It’s not easy for military members to wrap up a tour of duty and then find work right away. The transition to civilian life can be tough.

There’s a job fair today that has the goal of connecting Veterans with employers, and placing them in the right work environment. It's at the Pitser Garrison Civic Center.

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What Are the Deadliest Jobs in America?

For the majority of us, paper cuts, caffeine jitters and the occasional post-lunch stomach trauma comprise the extent of our work-related hazards—none particularly serious and certainly not life-threatening. But every day some Americans go to work and literally risk their lives for a paycheck.

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New Research Reveals Americans Feel Their Jobs Are Safe

There is only one thing worse than having to get up early in the morning to go to work, and that is going to work with the feeling that the bottom of your career is about to fall out from under you.

Fortunately, it appears as if the majority of the population is not worried about something like that happening in their current position.

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Research Finds Bosses Are Driving Employees Crazy with Weekend Emails [POLL]

It’s Friday afternoon --  you’ve tied up most of the loose ends you still have hanging over your head from the work week, but nevertheless, the weekend is upon you and it is quitting time.

So, you shut down your computer, tell some of your co-workers goodnight and move on to bigger, better and more exciting adventures, right?

Wrong.

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Can Being Healthy Help You Do Your Job Better?

It’s pretty well known that smoking, a poor diet and a lack of exercise can all have a negative impact on your health — but did you know they can affect your work performance, too?

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