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The Best Ways to Spin Employment Gaps in Your Resume

People who’ve been out of the workforce for more than six months tend to have a more difficult time getting hired. If you’re in the midst of a lengthy job search, this information probably makes you worry as you submit your résumé. But you don’t have to let it.

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Economy Adds 162,000 Jobs in July, Unemployment Rate Dips to 7.4%

The Labor Department's monthly jobs survey had some mixed results for July. The economy added 162,000 new jobs, a bit below expectations, and the unemployment rate ticked down slightly, from 7.6 percent to 7.4.

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The Best Sites to Post Your Resume

Being in the market for a new job means posting your résumé online. This seems like obvious information, but if you haven’t yet posted your résumé anywhere, stop reading this and get it up on the Web as soon as possible. Or, better yet, finish reading this first and then post it. That way you’ll at least know where to begin in the very crowded world that is online résumé sites.

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5 Common and Major Interview Mistakes

Job interviews are hard enough without sabotaging yourself by making some major mistakes that hiring managers say are all too common. These seem like obvious interview no-nos, but they’re at the top of every recruiter’s list of things they see people doing all the time that kill their chances of being offered a job.

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Economy Adds 175,000 Jobs, Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly to 7.6%

Job growth in May beat economists' expectations, coming in at 175,000 new positions added, which aligns closely with the yearly average. The unemployment rate rose ever so slightly, from 7.5 percent to 7.6 percent, a result of more people entering the work force, according to the Labor Department.

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The 9 Best Job Applications Ever

It's no secret getting a job these days is pretty tough. So that's why it's more important than ever to stand out from the rest of your peers, and we're not just talking clever resumes. See, going the creative route on actual job applications is another solid way to guarantee you'll get noticed, whether it be going overly positive or just plain hilarious (we prefer the latter).

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Employment Laws You Should Know Before Taking a Job

All employees have basic rights. We can't be chained to our desks or held as indentured servants, for example. But do we actually know enough when it comes to the federal laws that govern our workplaces? You may have rights you didn’t know you had, particularly when it comes to getting hired.

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Solid April Jobs Report Shows Dropping Unemployment Rate, Business Expansion

The economy added 165,000 jobs in April, bringing the overall unemployment rate down a tick to 7.5 percent. The monthly report from the Labor Department also included upward revisions to the last two reports, helping to ease fears of a slowdown.

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When Switching Jobs, Remember These 5 Things

The job market is pretty tight right now, so most days you’re probably thankful just to have a job that pays. But somewhere down the road that may not be enough. You may find yourself looking for a new position, even as you continue to hold down your current one. There are certain things you should keep in mind when that time comes.

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Jobless Claims Fall by 42,000 — Is the Job Market Doing Better?

After last week's disappointing March jobs report, the Department of Labor released some rather encouraging news on Thursday.

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What States Have the Highest Unemployment Rates?

It’s not easy being unemployed or under-employed, but you are definitely not alone. Even with a highly positive new jobs report just out and the country apparently on an upswing, an unemployment rate of 7.7 percent means a lot of people still need jobs.

But that doesn’t mean the situation is hopeless for anyone. If you’re spent on looking for available jobs in your current locale because it seems like the well has dried, you could be right. Some states have higher unemployment rates than others, and you could be stuck living somewhere that’s not helping you. It might be time to relocate.

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Economy Adds 236,000 Jobs; Unemployment Rate Drops to 7.7%

The labor market—and the economy overall—is improving, albeit gradually, with employers adding 236,000 jobs in February. That gain brought the unemployment rate down a few ticks from 7.9 percent to 7.7, its lowest point in four years.

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