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The Resume Shuffle

During the height of the Great Recession, the unemployment rate reached 10%; recently, it has dropped to 4.1%.1 However, there’s a “shadow” statistic that’s rarely reported: the labor participation rate, which is the percentage of Americans who are either working full-time, or are actively seeking full-time employment. Immediately preceding the recession the […]

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How to Free Yourself From Your Smartphone

Data gathered by research firm Dscout reveals that the average person spends 2.4 hours a day tapping, swiping and staring at their phone screen. And for a ‘heavy user,’ this number increases to 3.8 hours. But it can be difficult to determine whether you rely on your phone too much […]

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Instant pot recipes

Affordable Instant Pot Recipes

Have you heard the latest buzz in the cooking world? Instant Pots have been hitting kitchen counters all over the country for a few months now and causing quite the stir — and for good reason! This kitchen gadget has the efficiency of a pressure cooker, the hands-off ease of […]

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10 Haikus About Office Life

Working in an office is a bit like living with your family. You see the same familiar faces and rituals day after day, for better and for worse. We thought it was time to celebrate some of the mundane practices that make up the culture of office life with this […]

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adulting badges

14 Scout Badges They Should Make for “Adulting”

As an adult, every day has its challenges. But somewhere along the line we stopped recognizing these daily ‘wins.’ Scouts get merit badges for their achievements, and we thought it only fair that the adults get some credit too. These badges will ensure that the hurdles overcome on the way […]

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