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79% of Businesses Have Rejected a Job Candidate Based on Social Media Content

Most businesses have rejected a potential employee after looking at their social media profiles, according to a new survey from business news and how-to website The Manifest.

About 90% of employers look at potential employees’ social media profiles, and 79% have rejected a candidate based on what they…

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Remdesivir Shows Promise as COVID-19 Treatment

Results from a National Institutes of Health clinical trial of the Gilead anti-viral Remdesivir in advanced COVID-19 are in, and they are promising.

The trial (known as the Adaptive COVID-19 Treatment Trial, or ACTT), sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID…

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It’s Like a Welcome Mat that Disinfects Your Shoes

We’ve learned a lot of disturbing things during this coronavirus outbreak. We’ve learned how long a virus lives on packages, and mail. Some experts have even shared the results of swabbing a typical American family’s shoes – and boy was that disturbing.

It turns out, our shoes are…

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New Tools from Glassdoor Help People Find Jobs During the COVID-19 Crisis

Job search and company review site Glassdoor has introduced several new product features for job seekers and employers in response to COVID-19 and its impact on jobs, hiring and work.

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a significant impact on the global economy, leading to millions…

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Free Weekly Credit Reports Are Now Available from All Three Credit Bureaus

In a joint action, the three national credit reporting agencies in the United States – Equifax (NYSE: EFX), Experian (LON:EXPN) and TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) – are offering free weekly credit reports to all Americans for the next year to help them protect their financial health during the sudden…

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Pet Essentials During the COVID-19 Pandemic

While everyone across the country is following stay-at-home orders and stocking-up on household essentials, it is important for pet parents to plan for their pets too. Dr Ruth MacPete, aka Dr Ruth “The Pet Vet”, shares her checklist of pet essentials to help pet parents…

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