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January 2013

Another One Bites the Dust: Flu Season is Here

If you haven’t noticed, the flu is being passed around faster than…I don’t know something that gets passed quickly?—A hot potato!  In fact, it’s now at levels that are so high that it is considered an epidemic. So if you get sick follow these guidelines. Outbreak

  • Stay Home. If you have symptoms of fever, nausea, vomiting, coughing, congestion, stay home! Not only because you’ll be keeping your germs out of the workplace, but you’ll also be less productive than you’d be if you were feeling 100%.
  • Know How Long You’ll Be Contagious For. If you feel like you’re ready to come back to work because you’re feeling better, you may still be contagious so keep these guidelines in mind for coming back to work:
  • Stay home for 24 hours after your last episode of vomiting.
  • Stay home for 24 hours after the last elevated temperature.
  • Stay home for 24 hours after the last dose of anti-fever medication AND normal temperature for that 24-hour period.
  • Stay home for 24 hours after antibiotics are begun for strep infections.

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The Top 10 US Cities to Find a Job & The Top 10 US Cities to Make a Hire [Infographic]

Beyond.com's Q4 2012 Career Trends Report

The best places to find a job may not be as obvious as you think - and the same goes for candidates. See where the jobs and job seekers really are.

This Beyond.com employment data report analyzes where the jobs are and where the candidates are compared with Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Civilian Labor Numbers for the same time period.  We've also examined job posting data in relation to the where the candidates are to show what types of jobs employers are recruiting for and what types of jobs candidates are searching for. Download the PDF.

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