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Free stroke/vascular screenings available in Somerset County

By Barbara Perone If you don’t have health insurance and want to get a free health screening to prevent a stroke, or head off vascular disease, sign up the next time Life Line Medical Screenings comes to town. Every month, … Continue reading

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Does Length Really Matter?

by Michael Verdi It does if you are unemployed!  Even criminals get the nod over the long term unemployed. If you are thinking of taking an extended break before focusing on your job search, think again.  Based on articles from … Continue reading

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Discriminatory Job Ad Language Illegal in NJ

By Barbara Perone For nearly two years, it has been illegal for New Jersey businesses to dissuade unemployed candidates from applying for open positions by using discriminatory language in either print, or online, job advertisements. In September, 2011, the state … Continue reading

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Feds to Cut Emergency Unemployment

By Barbara Perone In a cruel blow to future job hunters, who may already be cash-strapped due to the flailing economy, the federal government will reduce emergency unemployment benefits by June 30th, cutting weekly benefit amounts by 22.2 percent. So, … Continue reading

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More Than Half of PSGCNJ Members Land Twice as Fast as America

From Staff Reports More than half of PSGCNJ “landed” members have gone back to work in fewer than 26 weeks, which is twice as fast as the rest of the United States during the worst recession of our lifetime. An … Continue reading

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Most Desired Job in History, or So They Say

By Barbara Perone Wanted: Four Astronauts to colonize life on Mars. Remember that book “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus” detailing the differences between the two genders. Apparently, Venus is out and Mars is in as the new … Continue reading

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TIPS: $1,000 Utility grant scam

By Barbara Perone If you have been unemployed for an extended period, you know how hard it is to pay bills, due to little savings and the small amount you receive from unemployment insurance. As a result, you may fall … Continue reading

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