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It’s Taking Longer for Companies To Hire New Employees, According to Survey

It’s Taking Longer for Companies To Hire New Employees, According to Survey

Just as the economy starts to perk up for American job seekers, it looks like finding a job is still just as challenging as ever: according to the latest research…

Dog Buyers Strongly Cautioned Against Neglectful Breeders

Dog Buyers Strongly Cautioned Against Neglectful Breeders

More and more communities are beginning to crack down on dog breeders who may be abusing their animals. The good news is that advocacy groups have advice for prospective puppy…

Military Mom Wears Son’s Heart On Her Sleeve…

Military Mom Wears Son’s Heart On Her Sleeve…

When army veteran Elsa Zarate’s son was deployed overseas with the Marines, she turned fabric from his old uniform into a wristband to wear — she wanted to feel close…

Internal Carbon Fees Push Microsoft Toward Clean Energy for Its Data Centers

Internal Carbon Fees Push Microsoft Toward Clean Energy for Its Data Centers

In 2012, Microsoft made a commitment to achieving 100% carbon-neutral operations. To help provide an impetus for this initiative, the tech giant began to charge all of its internal departments…

Thrift Stores Recycle More Products Than Ever Before

Thrift Stores Recycle More Products Than Ever Before

Nonprofit thrift stores and charitable organizations are lowering their standards for accepting donations in order to raise more money. The Star Tribune reports that charities such as Goodwill are taking…

Date Rape Beer Labels Cause Controversy

Date Rape Beer Labels Cause Controversy

Budweiser has recently come under fire for labels on its Bud Light beer that many people state promote date rape. Part of the brand’s “Up for Whatever” campaign, the label…

Employers Cut Jobs in 31 States in March

Employers Cut Jobs in 31 States in March

While the U.S. economy added jobs overall in March, employers in 31 states made cuts to their payrolls, according to data released by the Labor Department April 21. Unemployment levels…

Apple Announces Plans for Solar Energy Projects in China

Apple Announces Plans for Solar Energy Projects in China

As part of its global sustainability efforts, Apple is teaming up with solar panel maker SunPower to build two solar projects in the Sichuan province of China. Together, they’ll have…

Job Growth Leads to Temporary Housing Boom in Houston

Job Growth Leads to Temporary Housing Boom in Houston

The number of jobs in Houston, TX has boomed over the last year — in the last 12 months alone, there has been an increase of jobs by 100,000. According…

Tempe Launches New Landscaping Referral Program to End War on Weeds

Tempe Launches New Landscaping Referral Program to End War on Weeds

The city of Tempe, Arizona recently launched a new program, under the name Tempe Landscape Referral, that aims to help residents win the ongoing war on weeds in their gardens…