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What you need to know about the new overtime pay law

On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a major change to the law governing overtime pay. Here’s what you need to know.What is the …

U.S. Dept. of Labor

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Life expectancy increases by 5 years, but inequalities persist

Dramatic gains in life expectancy have been made globally since 2000, but major inequalities persist within and among countries, according to this …

Learn how to incorporate your professional goals into your resume objective.

The first step to creating a high-impact resume is determining what you're trying to accomplish. With a clearly defined career objective, you can …

Interview Follow Up Steps To Seal The Deal

Proper interview follow-up can uphold the good first impression you made in the interview. I’m a big believer that how you conduct your search …

How to Write a Resume Summary Statement With Examples

• Share<br>• Flip<br>• Pin<br>• Share<br>• Email<p>Updated June 29, 2018<p>What's a summary statement and when should you include one on your resume? A resume summary statement is a …

How to Write a One-Page Resume

• Share<br>• Flip<br>• Pin<br>• Share<br>• Email<p>Updated April 29, 2018<p>Should your resume be longer than one page or should you try to condense it to keep it on a page? There …

Best Words to Include, and Avoid, on Your Resume

• Share<br>• Flip<br>• Pin<br>• Share<br>• Email<p>Updated April 25, 2018<p>Your resume is your first opportunity to make a good first impression, and you don't have much time to …

7 Resume Myths That Could Be Killing Your Job Search

"There are quite a few mistakes with resumes," says Paul McDonald, senior executive director with Robert Half. "The resume myths sometimes outweigh the facts."<p>From thinking your resume will get you the job to sending a separate cover letter, here's a look at seven resume myths recruiters and career …

How to keep your resume from getting lost in cyberspace

Dear Annie: What exactly is an applicant tracking system? I’ve applied for several job openings where my qualifications match the job descriptions …

Beyond employability: embedding life skills in higher education

If you want to sour the mood of any discussion with an academic, throw in one of the following words: austerity, managerialism and employability. And who can blame them? Tough economic times, higher tuition fees and a competitive graduate jobs market have led to increased pressures being placed on …

Job Searching

Updated April 26, 2018<p>For most of us, job searching is never easy, whether it’s your first or fifth time looking for a new job. If you feel …

New Generation of Appliances Targets Small Space Renters

More major brands are marketing appliances to smaller space residents these days, creating more options for people living in under 600 square feet. …

Small Spaces

Eco appliances: energy-saving hints for dishwashers

The first mechanical dishwashing devices emerged in the US in the mid to late 19th century with the first reliable hand-powered dishwasher invented and unveiled by Josephine Cochrane at the 1893 Chicago world fair. Cochrane, who was very wealthy and didn’t wash dishes herself, invented it because …

Bosch's Home Connect app will control competitors' appliances

BSH, the European manufacturer behind brands like Bosch and Siemens, announced a new smart home platform today, including an app that will offer consumers control over all of their connected appliances -- even ones from rival manufacturers. The app, Home Connect, will make its debut this fall at …

Eco appliances: energy-saving hints for televisions

In the UK we spend, on average, three hours and 55 minutes watching TV every day. That’s more than 27 hours a week, or 59 days a year. Since 2004, we've bought 60m flatscreen TVs and we have an average of 1.86 televisions per household. With this much time spent in front of the box, buying …

Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

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A kitchen without cords: Wireless power could soon come to your cooking appliances

It’s been a long slog, but wireless power technologies have finally made their way into smartphones, public charging stations and even a car or two. …

Building Better Teachers

Mastering the craft demands time to collaborate—just what American schools don't provide.<p>Teaching dwarfs every other profession that requires a college degree. Nationwide, 3.7 million schoolteachers serve grades K–12—more than all the doctors, lawyers, and engineers in the country combined. Teacher …

'Kids Are Different: There Are Lots of Different Ways to Educate Them'

An interview with Glenn Harlan Reynolds about his new book, The New School.<p>There are a dizzying number of theories out there about American education. Smaller classrooms are the solution one day, the next, iPads. Glenn Harlan Reynolds of Instapundit takes on these ideas and makes his own …

‘Oh My Gosh’: Mom Looking at High School’s Sex Education Book Expressed Shock When Seeing Its ‘Pornographic’ Content

Parents in a California school district are protesting a sex education book meant for high school freshmen that they think goes too far in the content it covers.<p>According to KPIX-TV, the book that will be used this fall in the Fremont Unified School District includes topics like masturbation, …

Connecting Sexual Violence with the Need for Comprehensive Sex Education

The highly publicized surge of sexual assault cases on college campuses has inspired the White House and a number of legislators, including New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, to push for policy solutions that provide for better reporting and enforcement mechanisms. Rates of sexual violence are …

Atlanta educators face trial in widespread cheating scandal

ATLANTA (Reuters) - The trial of a dozen former Atlanta educators charged in one of the nation’s largest school test-cheating scandals began on Monday, a case receiving wide attention as similar cheating accusations blemish schools across the United States.<p>Lawyers say it could take several months …

College students more sexually educated than 20 years ago

By Thinkstock<p>As laws shift, students are wising up on their sexual health knowledge.<p>New evidence indicates that college students may be significantly more educated about sexual health than they were two decades ago.<p>A recent study published by the Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, …

Sex education book featuring bondage shelved after outcry from US parents

A sex education book has been pulled from classrooms in Fremont, California, after more than 2,000 protesters objected to its "inappropriate" coverage of sex.<p>The textbook, Your Health Today, was introduced in June to the six high schools in Fremont, intended for the use of the schools' 2,400 …

California Parents Defeat ‘Pornographic’ Sex Education Book Meant for High School Freshmen

Parents in a California school district who have been protesting a controversial sex education book for high school freshmen were successful in their request for its removal, at least for now.<p>“Your Health Today,” which was supposed to be introduced to high school freshmen in Fremont, California, …

Teenagers are telling us they don’t want porn – they want sex education

Most people remember their first encounter with sex education. I was 10 years old, in my final year at primary school, and it all kicked off with a graphic video of childbirth that I assume was supposed to be a cautionary tale. We were half-heartedly advised that if we felt uncomfortable, we could …