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Target Doubles Paid Family Leave For Workers And Offers Backup Childcare

Margeaux Baulch Klein  |  June 12, 2019

Not only is Target a family-friendly place to shop (especially because of the toy department and the food court) but now, thanks to a new parental leave policy, the retailer is becoming an even better place for parents to work. The company announced that it will double paid family leave benefits for all of its …

Wal-Mart Lowers Earnings Estimate After Weak Second Quarter

High School Students Who Work At Walmart Can Get Free SAT Prep And Help With College Tuition

Kate Streit  |  June 7, 2019

High school students who work at Walmart can now get free SAT and ACT preparation courses. The company will also offer two to three general education college courses through a startup, Guild Education. These additions are part of an expansion of Walmart’s Live Better U program, in which the company subsidizes the cost for employees …

Coke Announces Its Raising Soda Prices Due To Rising Costs

Here’s how you could win $10K from Coca-Cola

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 6, 2019

If you’ve been to a movie theater, fast food restaurant or even grocery store any time in at least the last few years, chances are you’ve been greeted by a Coca-Cola Freestyle machine. Just in case you haven’t seen one, this magical drink dispenser lets you fill your cup with more than 100 sodas and …

Amazon will pay employees $10K and 3 months salary to start delivery businesses

CNN  |  May 31, 2019

Amazon wants its employees to quit their jobs and create their own delivery businesses. But it turns out that’s an expensive proposition. So Amazon is upping the ante. In June 2018, Amazon announced U.S. employees could apply to start their own small businesses, delivering Prime packages in Amazon-branded vans and uniforms. The company hoped it …

Wal-Mart Announces Its Increasing Wages

Walmart store managers make $175,000 a year, on average

Brittany Anas  |  May 10, 2019

Walmart store managers, on average, earn salaries of $175,000 a year, according to the retail giant’s newly released social responsibility report. Full-time, hourly associates earn an average of $14.26 per hour as of March 2019, which is almost double the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour. Over the past decade, Walmart, which is the …

McDonald's Same Store Sales Up 7.1 Percent In January

McDonald’s Is Partnering With AARP To Hire 250,000 Older Americans

Augusta Statz  |  April 26, 2019

McDonald’s is looking to bring on more than 250,000 new hires this summer, and it’s not just looking for a bunch of teenagers! In fact, the franchise has partnered with AARP, an organization dedicated to helping adults 50 years of age or older live their best lives, to have older adults fill their open roles. …

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Target Is Raising Its Minimum Wage To $13 An Hour

Tricia Goss  |  April 19, 2019

Target is a great place to find seasonal work, and permanent employees have access to benefits and perks like a well-being rewards program, a daycare flexible spending account and even identity theft protection. Now there is one more reason for job seekers to consider applying at the red-themed retailer. Target’s minimum wage will soon get …

If You Use Dial Soap, You Could Be Owed Some Money Through This Class-Action Settlement

Augusta Statz  |  April 12, 2019

Dial Soap has settled a $7.4 million class-action lawsuit in order to resolve numerous lawsuits against the company, according to Top Class Actions LLC. The company was being sued for its marketing use of “Kills 99.99% of Germs encountered in household settings” and “Number 1 Doctor Recommended Antibacterial Liquid Hand Wash.” While the company is …

Bank Earnings For First Quarter Point To Turbulent Year For Large Banks

Bank of America is raising its minimum wage to $20

Augusta Statz  |  April 9, 2019

Good news for Bank of America employees: The bank announced that it will be incrementally raising its minimum wage to $20. The raise will begin with a hike up to $17 an hour on May 1 and rise all the way up to $20 per hour by the year 2021. The announcement comes as Bank …

This company wants to pay someone to travel the world and taste delicious food

Augusta Statz  |  March 28, 2019

If your favorite part of travel is the food — well, this could be the job for you. UK-based food subscription company Vibrant Vegan Co. is looking to hire someone to travel to different countries and scout out interesting ingredients. The gig pays the equivalent of $66,000 per year with all expenses paid. Before you …

Get Paid $1,000 To Binge-Watch All 20 Marvel Movies

Kate Streit  |  March 22, 2019

Binge-watching is generally not considered a super-productive activity. But what if you could get paid to watch to your heart’s content? Well, grab your popcorn and prepare to cash in —  because CableTV.com wants to hire someone to watch all 20 previously released Marvel Cinematic Univers movies back-to-back before “Avengers: Endgame” premieres on April 26. …

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A Family Wants To Hire A Nanny Willing To Dress Like Disney Princesses For $53,000 A Year

Helen Lee  |  March 21, 2019

Have you ever wanted to dress up as a Disney princess … for your job? If so, you might be in luck. A family in the U.K. needs a part-time nanny for 5-year-old twins, and the parents see this as an opportunity to model values for their lucky girls. So, they’re hiring a nanny willing …

Companies Are Hiring People To Hunt For White Cadbury Eggs For $60 An Hour

Augusta Statz  |  March 21, 2019

Easter egg hunts aren’t just for kids anymore — not when there’s this kind of money involved. Cadbury Egg has officially launched a hunt for its limited-edition White Chocolate Crème Egg, and you could win about $13,000 for finding the very special version of the classic Easter treat. Just to get this out of the …

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Shopko Is Closing All Remaining Stores By June 2019

Kate Streit  |  March 19, 2019

After filing for bankruptcy and closing 100 stores in January 2019, Shopko has announced that it will close all 120 of its remaining department stores by June 2019. “This is not the outcome that we had hoped for when we started our restructuring efforts,” Russ Steinhorst, chief executive officer of Shopko, said in a statement. …

Why someone earning $90K still may not feel rich

Jim Wang  |  March 15, 2019

Every few months, someone will publish an article about how folks making $xx,xxx per year don’t feel rich. The latest I’ve seen is a MarketWatch piece where that number was $90,000. It referred to a YouGov survey in which 87 percent of 1,163 respondents said that if you made $90,000 a year, you weren’t rich or …

Costco is raising its minimum wage to $15 per hour

Jenn Fields  |  March 8, 2019

Costco raised starting wages for workers in the U.S. and Canada from $14 to $15 an hour this week. It’s the company’s second wage increase in less than a year amid a hot labor market. The wholesaler made the announcement during a quarterly earnings call on March 7, when Costco also announced it had a …

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Shipt Is Hiring Shoppers And You Can Earn Up To $22 An Hour

Augusta Statz  |  March 7, 2019

At this point, you’re hopefully well aware of the joy that comes from ordering online and having items delivered right to your door. And companies such as Shipt are making this experience possible even when it comes to mundane items like groceries. Plus, a bonus that can come with Shipt is that it’s also a …

How To Earn Extra Cash By Renting Out Your Baby Gear

Kate Streit  |  February 15, 2019

For little people, babies sure require a lot of stuff. There are high chairs, cribs, car seats, and that’s all before they even start to crawl. When your kids outgrow their gear, you may be tempted to let it languish in the garage or to even throw it out in the name of  KonMari-ing your …

Does Your Teen Need A Summer Job? Here Are 9 Companies That Hire Teenagers

Kate Streit  |  April 19, 2018

Getting your first job is a rite of passage for teens to learn about the value of money, hard work and responsibility. Do you have a teenager looking for a job this summer? Here’s what you need to know. As a general rule, kids need to be at least 14 to get most jobs, according …

This Company is Filling Work-From-Home Jobs In 40 States (And Benefits Are Included)

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 18, 2018

Looking for a new job? How about one with full benefits you can do right at home? If so, a job posting at customer support provider Sykes might be just the thing for you. The company is looking for customer service representatives in 40 states and bilingual representatives (those who can speak English and Spanish) …

How to win $25,000 to buy a franchise

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 17, 2018

Do you have dreams of some day owning your own business? How about a franchise? If so, the International Franchise Expo (IFE) has a big opportunity for you. Now until May 14, IFE’s “Franchise Me” contest is taking video submissions from anyone hoping to purchase a franchise. One winner will receive up to $25,000 toward …

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Kroger is hiring 11,000 workers and raising its wages

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 13, 2018

In need of a job? The Kroger grocery chain is looking to hire thousands of workers at its nationwide family of stores for positions for everything from cashiers to pharmacy technicians and management. The company says it has created 100,000 new jobs since 2007—10,000 last year alone—and it does not seem to be slowing down, with …

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These part-time jobs let you get paid to rep brands you already love

Chelsea Davis  |  April 12, 2018

What if you could make money simply by helping get others into brands and products that you likely already love? Iconic companies like Oakley, New Balance and Fender are looking for part-time workers called brand ambassadors who will help keep their products front and center in the minds of consumers. The jobs are available through …

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Mike Rowe offering scholarship for people who want to go to trade school

Kate Streit  |  April 12, 2018

UPDATE 4/18/19:  This scholarship is closed and no longer taking applicants.  If you or someone you know is interested in a job in the trades — such as plumbing, electrical work or welding — former “Dirty Jobs” host Mike Rowe is offering a scholarship program through his charitable foundation that will offer money for skilled …

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Facebook will pay you up to $40,000 if you find a big data leak

Kate Streit  |  April 11, 2018

In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook is taking steps to ensure another disastrous data breach does not occur. As part of their efforts, the company has announced a Data Abuse Bounty Program that will reward people who find cases of data abuse on its platforms. The company will give people who identify qualifying …

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Legoland Is Hiring A Master Builder—Here’s How To Apply

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 11, 2018

We all had pretty big dreams about what we wanted to be when we grew up. Firefighters, ballerinas, doctors. And while all of those are (somewhat) obtainable, it’s probably safe to say you never thought you’d be able to get paid to just play with Legos all day, right? Well, friends, that too is a …

This job comes with free housing on a beautiful island

Augusta Statz  |  April 11, 2018

Just off the coast of Cornwall, England, sits a small island called St. Michael’s Mount. It’s a tidal island, which means that it’s accessible by land, but only at low tide. And despite having only 30 citizens, St. Michael’s Mount saw 350,000 visitors last year. Due to its popularity with tourists, the island is looking …

How to save for retirement without a 401(k)

CNN  |  April 10, 2018

When it comes to retirement saving, a 401(k) is often considered the gold standard. A 401(k) certainly makes saving easier. The money is taken directly from your paycheck, before you get a chance to spend it elsewhere. Making contributions lowers your taxes, and some employers even match the amount you save. But a third of …

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These 5 college majors aren’t paying off in the job market

Jennifer Nied  |  April 6, 2018

The latest unemployment rate remains steady at a relatively low 4.1 percent. That’s one sign of a healthy economy. However, it doesn’t tell the full story of the workforce. Many people (around 33 percent of college graduates) are technically employed, but have settled for part-time, lower-paying jobs, while others are overqualified for their current positions, …

Bargain Hunters Flock To Sunbury Antiques Market

If you see these 11 items at a thrift store, you should always consider buying them

Tricia Goss  |  April 5, 2018

When you are cleaning out closets or decluttering your home, a thrift store can be the perfect place to cast off the items you no longer want or need. The sale of your donated stuff can benefit a good cause and help someone else snag a smoking deal on something they can use. Of course, …

Unemployment Rate Remains At 7.6 Percent

Need a job? These companies are hiring like crazy right now

Kate Streit  |  April 3, 2018

If you’re currently in the market for a new job, you’re in luck because a lot of well-known companies are currently hiring for a variety of positions. Glassdoor put together a list of 25 companies that are hiring like crazy in April, and it includes gigs at some of today’s most prominent businesses in a …

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This Company Will Pay You To Take A 3-Month Road Trip Around Europe

Margeaux Baulch Klein  |  April 3, 2018

Looking for a summer job that also doubles as an unforgettable European vacation? You may be in luck because the travel company Busabout is hiring four travel enthusiasts to go on an epic three-month road trip through 15 countries this summer — all while getting paid to document their adventures on social media! Like last …

Hospitals offer big bonuses, free housing and tuition to recruit nurses

CNN  |  March 31, 2018

Five-figure signing bonuses, free housing, college tuition for employees and their children. Hospitals and other medical facilities are getting so desperate to recruit and retain nurses they’re offering all sorts of pricey perks and incentives. “These are some of the grandiose examples we’ve heard from our members,” said Seun Ross, director of nursing practice and …

She built a $2 million company while raising 14 kids

CNN  |  March 31, 2018

With a thriving business and 14 children to tend to, Shea Terra Organics founder Tammie Umbel is constantly on the go. Days begin on her farm in Leesburg, Virginia, where she spends mornings answering work emails and getting her eight younger children ready for the day. Later, she spends about four hours teaching them everything …

This dream job lets you watch Netflix all day long—Here’s how to apply

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 30, 2018

When it comes to jobs in this day and age, there are some pretty amazing opportunities, no matter what you may be into. Not only is working remotely (aka at home in your pajamas) becoming commonplace, but dream titles like paid world traveler, being a chocolate taster at Cadbury and mermaid are actual professions! But Netflix might have just …

The best jobs for every personality type

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 20, 2018

Have you ever taken the Myers-Briggs personality test? Many of the country’s largest companies, and even some smaller companies, rely upon the test during their hiring processes, and schools often give the test to students in order to determine what a good career path might be for them. The test, if you’re unfamiliar, assigns people one …

Agents From Immigration And Customs Enforcement Agency Target About 100 7-Eleven Stores In Employment Of Undocumented Raids

7-Eleven is giving away $190K toward owning your own franchise

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 20, 2018

Ladies, have you ever dreamed of being your own boss? How about opening your own business? If so, 7-Eleven may have just the opportunity for you, as part of a once-in-a-lifetime giveaway. The convenience store chain is having a contest, called W.E. Take the Lead, that will give one female entrepreneur a chance to win her …

This chart shows how people define success in America

Brittany Anas  |  March 19, 2018

How do you know you’ve truly “made it?” For some, it’s ascending into a certain salary bracket. For others, it’s nabbing a dream job and going on even dreamier vacations. But, to get really specific, the definition of success looks like this: Being married, with two kids, four close friends, earning $147,000 a year from …

Sweatcoin: This app pays you to get fit

CNN  |  March 19, 2018

Finding the motivation to keep fit is a universal struggle, but what if you were paid to exercise? That’s the idea behind Sweatcoin, a free app that turns your steps into digital currency. Russian fitness fanatics Oleg Fomenko and Anton Derlyatka came up with the idea in 2015 when Fomenko had lost the motivation to …

313,000 jobs added last month—here’s where they came from

CNN  |  March 13, 2018

The jobs recovery is broadening out and benefiting all Americans. There is a lot to like about the stellar February jobs report. But its most impressive takeaway is that people in traditionally blue collar and white collar industries got new jobs last month. Of the 313,000 jobs that were added last month, 92,000 were in …

Richard Branson is hiring an assistant to help run his private Caribbean island

Kate Streit  |  March 7, 2018

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson leads a pretty fabulous life. Since 1978, he has primarily lived on Necker Island, a private retreat in the British Virgin Islands. Now, the billionaire businessman is hiring an assistant, who will get to live on the exclusive island. The unique job opportunity is listed on LinkedIn, and the candidate …

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These are the most in-demand jobs for 2018

Kate Streit  |  March 6, 2018

If you’re looking for a new job this year, there are certain positions that employers are having a hard time filling, meaning you’ve got a better chance of actually landing the job. Job posting website CareerCast analyzed data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts, trade and professional association data, graduation rates and their own …

This Man Is Getting Paid $10,000 A Month To Explore Cancun

Kate Streit  |  March 5, 2018

How would you like to get paid to hang out in Cancun? How does $10,000 a month sound? It sounds like a fantasy job, but it’s a real role. Last year, Cancun.com announced that they were looking to hire a “CEO”— Cancun Experience Officer—to live the good life in Cancun, Mexico, for six months and …

5 pieces of tax advice that are actually baloney

Nerd Wallet  |  February 28, 2018

The world is full of tax advice this time of year, but not all of it is good. Here are five misguided, worthless or flat-out bad pieces of tax advice that tax pros say they wish never existed. 1. Bad Advice: Get An Extension — You’ll Have More Time To Pay Your Taxes! Why it’s …

The Top 20 Companies That Will Let You Work From Home in 2018

Brittany Anas  |  February 19, 2018

Working from home comes with plenty of perks. You bypass rush-hour commutes. You oftentimes have more flexibility to balance your family life. Plus, if we’re being honest, your pets are easier to get along with than some co-workers and you can pretty much wear whatever you want to your home office, unless, of course, you …

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Cadbury Is Looking To Hire Chocolate Testers

Kate Streit  |  February 12, 2018

Usually when someone is accused of spending their days “sitting around eating bonbons,” it is meant to be an insult. You might feel differently, however, about getting paid to while away the hours munching on chocolate—and it turns out this dream job actually exists. Mondelez International, the company responsible for treats such as Cadbury chocolates, …

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This is why these highly paid NFL players also hold down side jobs

Augusta Statz  |  February 6, 2018

Playing professional football isn’t exactly a cushy job—what, with all of the tackling and constant injuries—but it is a lucrative one. According to Fox Business, the minimum salary for NFL players during the 2016-2017 season was $450,000. But, even with that kind of pay, many NFL players still have side jobs. Take New England Patriots …

Google’s hiring in 9 states

CNN  |  February 2, 2018

Google is going on a U.S. hiring spree, increasing its footprint outside of Silicon Valley. The Mountain View, California-based company is expanding or opening offices in nine states, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said during an earnings call. “We plan to hire thousands of people across the U.S. this year,” said Pichai. “Last year in the …

There are job openings at Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle

Jennifer Nied  |  January 24, 2018

Even though Prince Harry is off the market—crushing many a princess dream—that doesn’t mean the palace doors are completely closed. While the title is nowhere near as glamorous as duchess, The Royal Household recently posted a job opportunity on LinkedIn for a communications assistant. Still, the office for this particular position is the one and only …

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Your old Polly Pocket toys could be worth hundreds on eBay

Carrie Murphy  |  January 17, 2018

Were you a fan of Polly Pocket as a kid? I sure was. My sister and I both owned a few of the tiny plastic doll sets, which were sort of like a combination of a dollhouse and carry-all. The name, of course, came from the idea that the toys were small enough to fit …