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Whiny, Disgruntled Employee’s Scathing Email Goes Viral

We’ve all dreamed of doing it. That final “in-your-face” speech to the boss as we walk out the door of a thankless job. The verbal middle finger we spend those late nights and working holidays composing but never get to utter out loud.

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Category: Employment, Weird News
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What Are the Deadliest Jobs in America?

For the majority of us, paper cuts, caffeine jitters and the occasional post-lunch stomach trauma comprise the extent of our work-related hazards—none particularly serious and certainly not life-threatening. But every day some Americans go to work and literally risk their lives for a paycheck.

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New Research Reveals Americans Feel Their Jobs Are Safe

There is only one thing worse than having to get up early in the morning to go to work, and that is going to work with the feeling that the bottom of your career is about to fall out from under you.

Fortunately, it appears as if the majority of the population is not worried about something like that happening in their current position.

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Would You Quit Your Job If You Won the Lottery? — Survey of the Day

According to a new survey from CouponCabin.com of 2,570 adults, 50 percent play the lottery. And of that percentage, 65 percent would continue to live frugally it they happened to win big.

But would a frugal life include keeping their job and continuing to draw their salary?

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Category: Employment, Money
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Stressed at Work? It’s Probably Your Parents’ Fault

It might be easy to blame your boss for all the work-related stress and high anxiety coursing through your veins, but a new study suggests that you might want to start pointing the finger at your family instead.

Well, sort of. Scientists have found that genetics play a significant role in how you react to your work environment.

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House Approves Graves Bill Helping Veterans get Back to Work Faster

The Michigan House today approved legislation sponsored by state Rep. Joseph Graves that will help veterans return to work faster when returning to civilian life.

House Bill 5590 is part of a package of legislation that speeds up the licensing process in Michigan for veterans in 12 different occupations

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Macy's Employee Retires After 73 Years
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Macy’s Employee Retires After 73 Years on the Job

In a display of longevity that most of us can only hope for, 92-year-old Rose Syracuse retired last week from her job in the accounting department at Macy's Department Store after a whopping 73 years. But here's the kicker -- she would kept on working, she said, if not for a recently-broken hip.

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Best Boss Ever Gives Employees Huge Bonus After Retiring

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When Howard Cooper sold his Ann Arbor, Michigan car dealership earlier this year he made sure employee retention was part of the deal.

In these tough economic times, that alone would make him a hero to Howard Cooper Import Center's 89 workers. But the 83-year-old took things to a whole other level of generosity last week.

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Study Shows that Most Workers Don't Expect Holiday Bonus
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Study Shows Most Workers Don’t Expect Any Holiday Bonus — Dollars and Sense

Listen up employers. According to a new study, most workers would be happy with virtually any amount as a holiday bonus, even a measly $25.

That's most likely because the majority don't expect to get anything at all.

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Which Jobs Are Disappearing Quickest?

It has been predicted that by 2020, the United States will experience a nearly 14.5 percent labor increase, making room for an additional 20 million new jobs as the result of this country’s growing population and competitive marketplace.

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