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88,000 New Jobs in March Is Weakest Growth in Nine Months

Job growth appeared to slow drastically during March, as employers added 88,000 new jobs, down from 268,000 in February. The unemployment rate went down a tick, from 7.7 percent to 7.6, but that was due to a reduction in the labor force.

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5 Common and Very Avoidable ‘Business Casual’ Mistakes

Business casual: the dress code that makes you happy you don’t have to wear a tie or pantyhose, but otherwise confuses the khaki out of you.

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5 Excellent Networking Sites to Help You Find Jobs

As soon as you knew you wanted (or needed) a new job, you got on Facebook and let all your friends and connections there know what you could do and that you were available, right? You probably also went straight to LinkedIn and quickly made a profile there so people could find the awesomely productive employee that is you. But the phone didn’t start ringing.

That’s not because networking online for a job doesn’t work, it’s because you have to find all the places where you can make the Internet work for you.

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Economy Added 157,000 Jobs in January

The Labor Department announced that the U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs in January. The unemployment rate inched upward by a tenth of a point, to 7.9 percent.

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5 Industries That Won’t Be Hiring Much in 2013

Finding a new job or changing industries is a natural desire, especially after the start of a new year. But don’t leap too quickly. Before you start imagining your amazing new job in the dream career you never had, you should research the hiring climate in your industry of choice. You don’t want to put a lot of money and effort into education, training and searching for a new job only to find out you’re battling 40 other candidates at every interview. Here are five of the industries you might not want to find yourself hoping for a job in this year:

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Hate Your Job? Check Out Our List of the Best and Worst Jobs Ever

If you’re like this kid, you spring out of bed each morning and greet the day, anticipating a great day at work where you don’t even mind working overtime, because you love what you do. If you're like most of us though, you dread your job, can't stand your boss, and spend most of your time at the copy machine wishing you were sitting on it and making copies of your butt to distribute to your terrible coworkers as Valentines. Take comfort: your life could be much, much worse; you could be jerking off animals for a living.

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5 Industries That Will Definitely Be Hiring in 2013

If you’ve made it your goal to get a new job in 2013, your best bet is to see if the skills you have can be utilized in the industries that are predicted to hire the most this year. Keep in mind that even if your education or previous job wasn’t in a particular field, that doesn’t mean there aren’t jobs related to that field to which you could apply your experience and skill set. A growing industry needs all kinds of support.

Here are five industries that will be experiencing considerable growth in 2013:

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Walmart Plans to Hire 100,000 Veterans

The national unemployment rate spiked following the 2008 financial crash, and it has remained stubbornly high ever since. Unfortunately, it has been even worse for returning American service members. Today, though, Walmart announced a plan to hire 100,000 veterans over the next five years.

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Job Market for College Graduates Is Improving — Dollars and Sense

Good news for college students: the job market is starting to look a little brighter, with 5 percent more employment opportunities predicted for new college graduates this year, according to a recent survey conducted by the Michigan State University’s Collegiate Employment Research Institute.

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Facebook Can Now Help You Get a Job

Don't just update your status—update your résumé. Facebook has just released a Social Jobs App that will allow people to search job listings from a multitude of sites like Monster and DirectEmployers.

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