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Fighting for $50K A labor movement is under way, Fight for $50. The goal is simple: expand entry-level training opportunities for jobs that provide American workers with the skills [...] Read More...

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Bug Bounty Hunters "Jabba's put a price on your head so large every bounty hunter in the galaxy will be looking for you." ―Greedo to Han Solo, Star Wars Bounty Hunter, the name alone instills [...] Read More...

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New Industries = New Occupations Where do new jobs come from?  This is a follow-up to a previous Did You Know post, read it here. App Economy in the United States Read More...

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South Africa is Considering Minimum Wage South Africa recently announced that it's considering a national minimum wage. The government proposed wage of R3,500 per month ($267.23 USD), or R20 an hour ($1.53 [...] Read More...

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New Industries = New Occupations  The solar workforce increased 25% in 2016   Note: This is a follow-up from a previous Did You Know. Read it here. Read More...

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New Industries = New Occupations The $21 Billion Industry Note: This is a follow-up from a previous Did You Know. Read it here. Whether you support [...] Read More...

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Super Bowl LI: What is Lady Gaga Paid to Headline the Halftime Show?  It's the greatest show on earth!  Just like her predecessors, Lady Gaga has spent months preparing for her [...] Read More...

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6-year High Schools Could Be The Answer to Skills Shortage It’s been said the most in-demand jobs of the future exist only in our imaginations. An estimated 65% of children entering schools today will work [...] Read More...

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“New collar” As the nation's largest technology employer, IBM is not the only company facing a global skills shortage. Nearly 86% of employers are struggling to identify qualified workers in critical areas such as Read More...

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Where do new jobs come from?  New and young companies are the primary source of job creation in America. Over the past Read More...

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How is a 27-year-old time-management matrix relevant to today's "plugged in" workers? Good habits never go out of style.   In 1989, fax was the fastest [...] Read More...

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Father Christmas to the Stars Brady White is not your typical mall Santa. As one of the most high-profile Kris Kringle's in the world, the actor turned professional Santa Claus has taken the typical seasonal business to another level. [...] Read More...

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Santa Deserves a Raise… A 2014 article concluded that if Santa Claus was paid for the work he does, he'd earn around $140,000 annually. We at the PeopleTicker felt that salary was way too low so we did our own analysis [...] Read More...

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The Most Demanding (and Rewarding) Job of the Season  Being a mall Santa might seem like a relatively easy job: Sit all day, put kids on your lap, listen to their Christmas list and pose for a [...] Read More...

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Can you guess what holiday item sparked the Christmas invasion into American homes?  Christmas tree decorations in the late 1800s consisted of handmade paper confections or fruit and nuts. After a visit to Europe in the 1880s, F.W. Woolworth began importing holiday ornaments from Lauscha, [...] Read More...