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AT&T In-Sourcing 1,000+ Jobs

AT&T is bringing back jobs previously outsourced to overseas vendors.  AT&T previously outsourced more than 5,000 jobs.  Now, it’s well on its way to bringing those jobs back in-house. Already AT&T has in-sourced more than 4,000 jobs, hiring U.S. workers to work in their broadband support centers in Indiana, Texas, Nevada, Michigan, Arkansas, North Carolina, […]

Fannie, Freddie Help You Keep Your House

This is not a career-related post.  But, since your career and your personal finances are inextricably tied, it’s relevant. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced they will extend the suspension of foreclosures and evictions through February 28, 2009 and offer more options to tenants and owner-occupants. What This Means For Renters Renters can remain in […]

Equal Pay Act Means More Money, More Lawsuits for Women

President Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act into law today.  The bill is intended to close the pay gap between men and women using the threat of more lawsuits.  The law extends the period during which women, and men who are discriminated against because of race, religion, color or national origin, may […]

States With Fastest-Growing Unemployment

The national unemployment rate is rising faster than any of us might like, but in some states it’s rising even faster.  The following states saw their unemployment rates increase by at least one percentage point in a single month (Nov. 2008-Dec. 2008). STATE % INCREASE DEC 08 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE Indiana (+1.1) 8.2% South Carolina (+1.1) […]

Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” are Hiring #5

Here’s the final installment of our who’s hiring list of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” posts.  This is a big one!  There are 52 companies hiring right now! Who’s Hiring Now #42 Plante & Moran #43 Rackspace Hosting #44 NuStar Energy #45 King’s Daughters Medical Center #46 American Fidelity Assurance #47 DreamWorks Animation […]

Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” are Hiring #4

Installment #4.  Here’s are the companies among Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For that are hiring. Who’s Hiring Now #32 Container Store #34 Umpqua Bank #35 Kimley-Horn & Associates #36 Alston & Bird #37 TDIndustries #38 Microsoft #39 PayChex #40 EOG Resources #41 Camden Property Trust Hearthis post’s 2009 Career Predictions #6

The Consumerist Industry After every crisis or tragedy there’s an outcropping of gurus and specialists, each of whom claims to have called the ending before it arrived, each of whom claims to have a proprietary technology, process or Gallup-esque survey tool to ward off future incidences.  This recession is already beginning to sow its first […]

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