• December 18, 2014

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How to Dress for Success in the New Year

(StatePoint) When it comes to professional success, the way you present yourself in the workplace should complement the quality of your work. Whether you’re looking to advance your career or simply make a great impression, a useful New Year’s resolution is to refine your office look and style -- take everything into account, your wardrobe, your accessories and your workspace.

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Wednesday 11/19/2014
How International Trade May Be Impacting Your Local Economy
Updated: November 19, 2014 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) Many new jobs in local towns nationwide are coming from a somewhat unexpected place, according to new statistics. Local jobs nationwide are increasingly tied to consumers and businesses abroad, say researchers.

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Saturday 11/15/2014
Demand for U.S. Minerals on the Rise
Updated: November 15, 2014 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) Minerals are vital to manufacturing products and technologies that propel the U.S. economy, fostering innovation and supporting U.S. industrial competitiveness. A growing global population, and development of new technologies and products that rely on greater combinations of minerals, have increased demand for raw materials.

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Monday 11/10/2014
Innovation Improves Lives: How to Get Your Idea Heard
Updated: November 10, 2014 - 10:14 am

(StatePoint) From the light bulb to the smartphone, innovation has the power to improve lives, and big ideas are all around us, say the statistics.

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Wednesday 11/05/2014
What It Takes to Get One of the Most In-Demand Jobs
Updated: November 06, 2014 - 2:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Which jobs will be in demand in the coming years?

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Friday 10/31/2014
Seasonal Temporary Jobs Help Workers Earn Cash and Find Permanent Positions
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) The holiday season helps put millions of people to work in jobs that may begin as temporary employment, but often turn into permanent employment, according to Express Employment Professionals, which having employed nearly 400,000 people in 2013, is the largest franchised staffing company and second largest privately held staffing company in the United States. 

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Monday 10/13/2014
Where the Jobs Are: Why Relocating May Be the Best Option
Updated: October 14, 2014 - 2:30 am

(NewsUSA) - Unemployment rates and joblessness has been a prevalent topic in the U.S. since the recession began in 2007. Just three years into the country's economic slump, an estimated 8 million jobs were lost nationwide.

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Cancer Survivors Face Workplace Challenges
Updated: October 13, 2014 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) Cancer affects more than a person’s health, it can impact his or her working life. While nearly four-fifths of survivors say they need to work for financial reasons, nearly half worry that prospective employers would treat them differently if they knew about their diagnosis, according to survey results from Harris Poll on behalf of Cancer and Careers, an organization dedicated to supporting the growing number of people working during and after cancer treatment.

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Wednesday 10/08/2014
Are Workers Taking Enough Time to Understand Their Benefits Choices?
Updated: October 09, 2014 - 2:30 am

(NewsUSA) - NewsusaInfographic - Choosing the right health insurance plan is one of the most important decisions Americans make, yet workers spend more time researching for a car or planning a vacation. In fact, the 2014 Aflac Open Enrollment Survey found many workers spent 15 minutes or less researching their benefits options during open enrollment last year.

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H-E-B and Killeen host Feast of Sharing tonight
Posted: December 16, 2014

H-E-B and Killeen host the seventh annual Feast of Sharing community meal from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center, 3601 S. W.S. Young Drive. The public is invited.

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Killeen senior center plans events today, Wednesday
Posted: December 15, 2014

Meredith Noll with Integrity Rehab & Home Health will discuss osteoarthritis at 12:30 p.m. today at the Lions Club Park Senior Center.

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