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Joyce Lain Kennedy - Careers NowDEAR JOYCE: Recently you said you think this is a good time to apply for federal jobs despite the sequestration. But I've submitted my application several times with zero success. What am I doing wrong? -- C.H. I can't pinpoint what's keeping you out...
Joyce Lain Kennedy - Careers NowDEAR JOYCE: You've mentioned the risk that employees take if the employer discovers they are trying to find another job? Why is that exactly? -- N.D. The possibility (probability in an online search) that an employer will find out an employee is...
Joyce Lain Kennedy - Careers NowDEAR JOYCE: Oh, the stories I could tell you about my 17-year-old daughter and her smartphone, but the too-familiar mishap of running it through the laundry isn't one of them. That's because she's on that phone all the time, talking and texting nonstop....
You may have heard last week about a couple of big lawsuits brought by federal and state governments, alleging that the credit rating agency Standard & Poor's concocted a fraudulent scheme that contributed to trillions of dollars in investment losses...
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration's suit against the rating agency Standard & Poor's makes for riveting headlines and lousy history. We want to blame the financial crisis and Great Recession on greed and dishonesty. The charge that S&P rigged bond...
Lady Justice is famously blind, a scale in one hand, a double-edged sword in the other. Nothing in the personification connotes efficiency. Nothing suggests she takes or gives satisfaction in her work. So here we are with muted expectations, six to...
Green home construction and remodeling is on the rise as a housing market recovery begins to take shape and consumers look to marry their quest for home comfort with energy efficiency and cost savings. Putting a value on green properties continues to...
Joyce Lain Kennedy - Careers NowDEAR JOYCE: My job rates about two stars out of five, but I'm hanging in until I find at least a three-stars opportunity. You've mentioned helpful sources of free help before, and thanks for that. I'm stepping up my game. Anything new? -- J.D. The global...
Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelBridget Williams, the much-beloved former principal of Jones High School, will be recognized later this month as a top urban educator by the Council of Great City Schools. Williams has been earning recognition at home, too. After a stint of about two...
TechnologyApple's new iBooks 2, iBooks Author and iTunes U apps are moves to capture the future of education and self-publishing. The apps are also a move to continue to build on the success Apple had under the late Steve Jobs....
Jacket CopyMore hints about Apple's Thursday announcement point to being able to create interactive textbooks....
Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelOn a number of days when district records show Carver Middle School Principal Wayne Green was out sick or in school, conference agendas show he was speaking around the country or consulting with other states or school districts. After the Sentinel asked...
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