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City With Biggest Unemployment Rate Drop is … Atlantic City?

Yes, there were four casino closures in the past two years. Yes, it had the highest foreclosure rate in the country for four consecutive months. Yes, the Revel casino […]

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784 Layoffs at Embroiled Mail-Order Pharmacy

After multiple reports that mail-order pharmacy Philidor Rx Services used questionable tactics to get insurance companies to pay for the drugs it dispensed, the company is […]

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Airport Workers Striking, Fasting and Hoping Holiday Travelers Notice

First they went on strike for 24 hours. A few days later, they fasted for 24 hours. They held a “vigil” at City Hall, rallied […]

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515 Layoffs Coming to Montgomery County

Two Montgomery County businesses have announced layoffs, and 515 people are set to lose their jobs permanently. Quad/Graphics is closing its plant in East Greenville, Pa., […]

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Studies: Performance Reviews Are Biased Against Women

As December approaches, many companies will once again start the process of conducting annual performance reviews. Managers will tell employees what they did right and wrong throughout the year […]

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QVC’s HR Chief on How to Ace a Job Interview

When people find out that I’ve reviewed more than 200,000 resumes and conducted thousands of interviews, they often give me a funny look. I can […]

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Retailers Opening on Thanksgiving is a Failed Experiment of Corporate Greed

This is what Walmart looks like on Thanksgiving. (Gray Thursday KF Walmart/Wikimedia Commons) Call me old fashioned, but in my day the retail-blitz called Black Friday […]

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Carson, Trump, Rubio: No Minimum Wage Increase

It’s no secret that there’s a growing movement in the United States to raise the minimum wage to $15. Just yesterday, fast-food workers in Philadelphia […]

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Philly Makes List of Richest U.S. Metro Regions

With its healthy ‘eds and meds,’ powerhouse pharmaceutical industry and fast-growing real estate sector, the Philadelphia metro region ranked No. 19 on a new Bloomberg Business list […]

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How to Get Hired at Top Philly Employers like Comcast, QVC

A handful of Philly companies consistently show up on job seekers’ wish lists. Eager candidates may even apply to 10 or more jobs in one company, […]

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These Philly Companies Offer Unlimited Paid Vacation

It sounds like a dream come true — unlimited vacation from work. While most workplaces in Philadelphia have traditional paid-time-off policies, a few have decided to […]

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$100,000 Salaries, Happiness for Center City’s Self-Employed

Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock What does the typical self-employed person in Philadelphia look like? If you said they’re likely a millennial earning low wages, you’d be […]

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5 Surprising Philly Jobs That Pay $75,000

Want to make $75,000 or more per year? You could become a doctor, lawyer, dentist or financial manager, but you knew that already. What you may […]

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Urban Outfitters Ends Controversial Employee Policy Amid Government Pressure

Urban Outfitters is the latest retailer to end the controversial policy of on-call scheduling — at least in New York state. Announcing the change on his […]

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5 Ways to Get a Promotion and Climb the Corporate Ladder Like a Boss

Before you go searching for a new job in hopes of a more coveted title and salary, take a look around your current office. The opportunity for […]