HEALTHBEAT The ethics of medical job shadowing: Who benefits?
The patient was about to undergo surgery when the surgeon came into the hospital room with "a clan of about six 'student doctors'."
It was uncomfortable and embarrassing:
As the young students craned... Posted on 3/13/13 at 10:57 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Dayton backs new Iron Ore Alliance
By Danielle Killey
Employees and officials at U.S. Steel want to keep their industry strong and hope the new Iron Ore Alliance is one way to do that.
We need policies that will help the industry gro... Posted on 2/21/13 at 9:47 AM
NEW PLATEAUS Eat the Rich
Are you mad at rich people? Do you respect them? The class warfare debate is as alive as ever, and an article in the New York Timesstirred the coals with this piece. It says that France's new Socialis... Posted on 8/8/12 at 12:20 PM
CONFESSIONS OF A [FORMER] FAT GIRL Totally off the subject...
As many of you know, I am reporter for the Echo Press newspaper in Alexandria, MN.
Because of this, I have been afforded many different opportunities...I have been skydiving; I have been a firefighter... Posted on 4/28/10 at 1:00 AM
U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) joined three other senators this week to announce the introduction of legislation to prohibit an employer from requiring a current or potential employee to turn over their password to a Facebook or other private online account.
A study released by the Department of Labor and Industry estimates
95,000 Minnesota workers were paid $7.25 an hour or less during the year
ending July 2010; this represents 6.6 percent of the 1.45 million hourly
workers in the state.
If you’re looking for a job, you’re not alone. With unemployment at a rate of 9.1 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, many job hunters are turning to online job boards to post their resume and search for jobs.
Many job hunters will get an early present this year as retailers are increasing the number of hires for the holiday season. Competition for these jobs will likely be fierce, and the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) recommends applying early and taking steps to put your best foot forward.
Although some may dub it “egosurfing,” others might call it a wise career move to conduct a web search to see what information about you is available online. After all, what is visible to you also is visible to potential employers.
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