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May 25, 2010 – Ann Handley – Open Forum.com In an age of texting and Twitter, does grammar matter? I’m not going to go all schoolmarm on you and insist that Yes!! You in the third row! You must always punctuate pristinely and spell impeccably!! (Insert knuckle rap with a stiff ruler here!) The truth… Read more »

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May 25th, 2010, 6:47 am · posted by Mary Ann Milbourn OC Register Temporary employment, which is often a harbinger for the overall job market, jumped by 800 jobs in April, suggesting Orange County employers are continuing to bring on new staff. Local employers have added to temporary staffing every month since January, when temp… Read more »

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2 Days Ahead of Shuttle’s Final Return to Earth, Astronauts Make One Last Inspection of Ship [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GIWN48U4BI] STS-132: Atlantis Astronauts Bid Farewell To Expedition 23 Crew On ISS Before Undocking (CBS/ AP) Space shuttle Atlantis closed in on the 120 million-mile mark as its final voyage neared an end and astronauts inspected their ship in… Read more »

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Mark Gottschalk  May 24 2010 09:17:08 AM | The High Road Four in ten workers criticize their workplace on social networking sites; other 60% think the first 40% are not too bright… Mark Gottschalk The High Road Blogmaster On the long list of ways to stupidly sabotage your career, criticizing your employer on your Facebook… Read more »

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(RTTNews) – The almost one year old US recovery, started from the trough of June 2009, will be stronger than previously estimated, a survey by National Association for Business Economics said Monday. The NABE panelists raised their growth forecast for 2010 to 3.2% for real GDP from 3.1% estimated in February even as concerns over the spread… Read more »

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Fri, 21 May 2010 | Recruiter The number of IT contractors who were out of work for three months or more fell by 33% in the first quarter of the year, according to research from the giant group. The data compares with one in 10 (10.1%) of IT contractors had been out of work for… Read more »

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SAP and Strategic Partners Join Forces With Levi Strauss & Co. to Demonstrate Promising Lab-Based Results Running SAP(R) Software on Vblock(TM) Architecture PR Newswire FRANKFURT, Germany and ORLANDO, Fla., May 19 Reinforcing its commitment to co-innovate with partners to help companies around the globe reap the key benefits of virtualization and cloud computing, SAP AG… Read more »

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By Ryan Singel |17 May 2010 |Categories: Technology Google will begin letting users run encrypted searches on its flagship search site Google.com starting next week, the company said in a blog post. Allowing users to search using https — the web security system that many associate with online banking and shopping — would mark a… Read more »

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Healthy Diet, Exercise, Relaxing Techniques Can Go a Long Way in Reducing Ill Effects of Economy-Related Stress By Virginia Anderson WebMD Feature The wild stock market ride, rising foreclosure rates, and increasing layoffs may give you a queasy feeling in your stomach, but it’s your heart that is really at increased risk during a recession,… Read more »

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Published: Monday, 17 May 2010 | By: Phil Stott Executive Careers-CNBC.com The news for job seekers has been something of a mixed bag recently: while the economy added almost half a million jobs in the last two months, the encouraging signs have tempted more people back into an active job search, driving the official unemployment… Read more »