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Guy quits his crappy job in the best way possible

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Sometimes, you need to go out with a bang. Or a flush.

Giving two weeks is a pretty standard practice when employees move on from their current job. It allows the company a short amount of time to search for a replacement, and gives the employee an opportunity to leave on good standing. You never know when you may need that reference — or worse, when you may need your old job back.

While most people quickly Google “two-week notice letter” and follow a pretty standard form, this guy decided…

How one startup peon had a real-life Slumdog Millionaire moment

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As you sow so shall you reap.

How one startup peon had a real-life Slumdog Millionaire moment

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As you sow so shall you reap.

Project Entrepreneur: ZoomDojo co-founder Carol Rattray

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This interview comes from our partners at Project Entrepreneur, as part of their #WednesdayWisdom blog series featuring industry leaders and disruptive visionaries who are working to build the future of entrepreneurship.

Carol Rattray is co-founder of ZoomDojo, an early stage venture capital firm dedicated to investing in ambitious entrepreneurs to define and dominate a new generation of commerce. We sat down with Carol Rattray to discuss the future of entrepreneurship and the need for more…

Woman channels #ShePersisted spirit in rant against Mitch McConnell

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Sorry Mitch McConnell, but that’s a hell of a rant.

The Senate majority leader got a scolding over jobs and health care from a pretty angry constituent at a luncheon in Kentucky.

Woman channels #ShePersisted spirit in rant against Mitch McConnell

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Sorry Mitch McConnell, but that’s a hell of a rant.

The Senate majority leader got a scolding over jobs and health care from a pretty angry constituent at a luncheon in Kentucky.

Dystopian Fun! U.S. agency maps ‘Hunger Games’ districts against real states

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If you thought the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics was boring, just look at how pop culturally relevant they’ve become with their latest blog post.

You can now apply and interview for a job entirely within Facebook

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The fear of a job recruiter stalking your Facebook account just got shook up.

Starting Wednesday, Facebook users can apply to a job directly on the social network. So if you’re browsing Facebook all day because your job is boring, you’re really in luck with this new feature.

Facebook Pages in the U.S. and Canada can now put up a job posting just as they would “a photo or a cat video,” Facebook exec Andrew Bosworth said with a smile as he presented his pitch deck to Mashable. The user then…

The White House’s digital arm is using Steve Jobs’ words to lure tech talent

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With only a few days left in President Obama’s administration, the White House branch that handled some of his most important technological endeavors is looking to raise its profile in Silicon Valley.

The U.S. Digital Service, an Obama-founded White House branch dedicated to improving and expanding the federal government’s various online services, launched a new marketing campaign on Tuesday that appeals to potential tech industry recruits with a familiar face: Steve Jobs.

Male employees have a really hard time with performance reviews, study finds

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Performance reviews can be tough for anyone. But men take their annual evaluations particularly hard, a new study found.