Monthly Archives: May 2013

How to Get a Job

By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN Underneath the huge drop in demand that drove unemployment up to 9 percent during the recession, there’s been an important shift in the education-to-work model in America. Anyone who’s been looking for a job knows what … Continue reading

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Companies Try to Make the First Day for New Hires More Fun

Why is the first day on the job often the worst? New employees tend to be greeted with stacks of benefits paperwork, technology hassles and dull presentations about company culture. But some companies—hoping to create a first impression that really … Continue reading

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2 adults and 2 kids

I was buying movie tickets last Saturday night. “Two adults?” the cashier asked. “Yes and two kids.” I said without thinking. My brain was busy counting how many men movie are out there: Iron Man X Men Iceman Batman Spider … Continue reading

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CNN: a bullish outlook

The U.S. economy is on stronger footing than a year ago, but Ben Bernanke wants to be careful not to squelch the recovery now. “A premature tightening of monetary policy could lead interest rates to rise temporarily, but would also … Continue reading

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President Obama on IRS Scrutiny

video, BY Courtesy of NBC | May 13, 2013 | 2:03 scandal He said: I first learned from the same news report that most people learned about this, I think was on Friday [May 10]. This is pretty straightforward, if in fact the … Continue reading

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Mothers!

Happy Mother’s Day .. We were stopping for the red light on the Marathon Parkway over the LIE (Long Island Expressway). Suddenly and quickly a woman came out of the driver’s seat and opened the back door. A little boy … Continue reading

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