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Small, Midsize Businesses Struggle with Hiring Process

Small, Midsize Businesses Struggle with Hiring Process

Smaller businesses run lean, and usually don’t have a full HR department. So it’s not surprising that many of them struggle to get the hiring process right.

A new survey from global staffing firm Robert Half probed small and mid-size businesses on how they cope with this…

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Mortgage Rates Down as Inflation Fears Cool

Mortgage Rates Down as Inflation Fears Cool

Declining oil prices, a Fed rate hike and Wall Street wobbles all combined to sooth inflation fears last week. This helped send mortgage rates lower after weeks of gains, according to Bankrate.com’s weekly national survey.

Bankrate found that the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate dropped to an…

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Walking from Dusk until Dawn, to Fight Suicide

Walking from Dusk until Dawn, to Fight Suicide

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is marching from dusk until dawn this June in the fight against suicide.

According to the group – which is the nation’s largest suicide prevention organization, more than a thousand people are now registered for the Out of the Darkness Overnight Walk in Washington…

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Spring, and All Those Fresh Abs

Spring, and All Those Fresh Abs

Are you springing into spring? A lot of Americans are, a new survey from Groupon finds.

According to the survey results:

People are three times more likely to start a new diet or fitness regime in the spring.
Americans plan to spend twenty minutes extra each day in the spring…

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Americans Are in a Saving Mood

Americans Are in a Saving Mood

A new Bankrate survey finds that Americans are feeling more comfortable with the savings they have now compared to the year before. This is the first time that’s happened in more than six years of polling.

Unfortunately, they’re not doing a better job at saving; 21% of working…

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Keeping Workers Engaged

Keeping Workers Engaged

Sixty percent of CFOs interviewed for staffing firm Robert Half think their workers are more engaged on the job compared to three years ago. The not-so-good news? The majority (52 percent) are concerned this may still be insufficient.

Recent findings from a separate study help to underscore the…

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