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Get Paid to Relocate

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After 4 years of working in the same city, it was time for a change. So, I packed up and moved – but not without looking for a job first. While I didn’t find one that was willing to pay for my move to the new job, one-third of employers say they have paid to relocate an employee from another area to their company’s location in the last two years, according to a new study from CareerBuilder.com and Apartments.com.

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Take a vacation – it’s important

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Wednesday is the Fourth of July… which, in corporate America, usually doesn’t mean much more than a day or two off.

For some workers though, this national holiday doesn’t even mean that. Even though they might be granted a day out of the office, majority of workers will still be working at home, according to CareerBuilder.com’s annual vacation survey. Twenty percent of workers say they plan to stay in touch with the office during their vacation this year, the survey says. Nine percent of workers say their employers expect them to check voicemail or e-mail on vacation, but others may feel the pressure to do so anyway.
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