Inside the “Work from Home vs. Work in an Office” Debate

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Graph showing how many people would rather work from home or in an office setting

It’s 2014 and no one wants to work in an office anymore.

To prove this, we took to the streets, er, the web to find out exactly which side of the fence people were really on: working from home or working in an office.

Needless to say, we tallied up and analyzed the results and they were exactly what we expected.

Now we want to ask: Which side are you most interested in?

Think about it, then keep reading to see how your work arrangement interests compare to others like you.

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Are ‘Higher Pay Incentives’ the Next Big Thing?

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Hundred dollar bills in a mesh holder.

Would you pass up a career opportunity that would pay you 20% more than what you’re making now?

You just may come across one of these opportunities soon. You see, the labor market is tightening and employers are looking for better ways to attract quality, qualified talent.

And what better way to do just that than to offer higher pay incentives?

Apparently, pay and benefits are up about .7% and…

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How Social Media is the New Background Check

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Two women looking at computer at social media profile

Are you tweeting ‘cute’ messages (and emoticons) at your ex?

Yeah, well, normally I’d say “Ahh, how sweet!” But, the reality of it is that hiring managers are using what they find on your social media profiles to help them rate how qualified you are as a job candidate.

That means everything you post, say, comment on, and like is almost as important as your skills, experience, and education.

Find out what I recommend for making sure employers don’t have a reason not to hire you once they see your Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn.

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Underemployment: 6 Jobs That Top the List

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Underemployment: 6 Jobs That Top the List

Underemployment sucks.

In fact, it sucks so bad that it doesn’t matter if you have a college degree or have considerable experience in your field, you still have the potential to become underemployed.

That’s why today we’re going to take a look at 6 of the most underemployed jobs (occupations with a high percentage of underemployed workers).

But, if you’re thinking underemployment is only determined by pay, you’re in for a surprise.

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Atlantic City Casino Workers to Lose Jobs Mid-September

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Atlantic City Casino Workers to Lose Jobs Mid-September

Approximately 6,100 people working in two Atlantic City casinos, The Showboat and Revel, will lose their jobs as soon as this weekend.

With the city scrambling to do what it can to help these displaced workers, unemployed Atlantic City casino workers will also need other resources that can assist with the new job search process.

Luckily, BrandRed Resume offers an array of job search and employee development solutions for people who are unemployed due to a company closing.

If you’ve or someone you know has been affected by this, keep reading.

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