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More workers taking casual approach to dress

More workers taking casual approach to dress

STOCKTON — Workplace wardrobes have become increasingly casual as styles and standards change. In a study released in early June by the Robert Half staffing firm, OfficeTeam, half the senior…

Nearly half of working moms are sole breadwinner

Nearly half of working moms are sole breadwinner

CHICAGO — Forty percent of working mothers are the sole breadwinner for their family, according to a new study from CareerBuilder. However, the study also found that working dads are…

Many workers don’t get enough sleep

Many workers don’t get enough sleep

This weekend marks our return to Daylight Saving Time. That means Sunday we’ll be getting an hour less of sleep. Many of us can’t afford to lose out on any…

Office romance — risky business

Office romances can turn out very well, or very badly according to a new Harris Poll conducted on behalf of CareerBuilder. According to the annual Valentine’s Day survey, 37 percent…

Common mistakes that doom job seekers

CHICAGO — A job seeker can often see all the research and preparation they have done for a job interview undone by a simple interview mistake or even body language.…

Employers confident about hiring, study finds

Employers confident about hiring, study finds

CHICAGO – American employers are feeling confident and it’s reflected in their hiring plans for the new year. Thirty-six percent of employers plan to add full-time, permanent employees in 2016,…

Wine, food, people — What does a wine director do?

TURLOCK — Creating the ideal dining experience is Jayton Gates’ primary objective as the wine director and restaurant manager at Turlock’s Bistro 234 Restaurant and Bar. Whether diners prefer red or…

E&J Gallo Winery earns top score on Corporate Equality Index

WASHINGTON — E&J Gallo Winery was one of a record 407 businesses to earn a top score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s 2016 Corporate Equality Index…

Simple measures can prevent holiday party hassles

WASHINGTON – As the holiday party season gets into full swing, the National Federation of Independent Business is warning small employers to be aware of possible legal hangovers from holiday festivities.…

BBB warns of seasonal job scams

WEST SACRAMENTO — People looking for a seasonal job need to be careful, according to the Better Business Bureau (BBB). Many legitimate businesses hire extra help during the holiday shopping…