Friday, July 13, 2012
Links You Can Use: July 9-13
It can be challenging to get started on saving up money for emergencies and long-term goals like retirement. Fortunately, Feed the Pig offers simple, interactive tools that makes personal finances, well, kind of fun. The website features financial calculators, free savings tips, and a talking pig, naturally. (Feed the Pig)
Reduce stress and enhance your emotional well-being with some of these suggestions for improving your work-life balance. (SavvySugar)
Read about the advantages of reducing employee turnover. (Houston Chronicle)
The chief executive of a company makes the case for designating job titles generously to reward and formally recognize employees. What do you think? In what situations would this strategy succeed or fail? (New York Times)
And here’s a fun one. CareerBuilder released the Most Outrageous Resume Mistakes and Creative Techniques That Worked. One example: "Candidate applying for a management job listed 'gator hunting' as a skill." (CareerBuilder)
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