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Gitmo Mickey Dee's Now Hiring

Burger-flipper sought for Cuba's sole McDonald's

(Newser) - The only McDonald's in Cuba is looking for an assistant manager. An ad posted on a job website last week invited candidates with valid American passports to apply for a job at the franchise at the Guantanamo Bay base. Burgers are shipped in from Florida and detainees cleared by the... More »

With Job Openings, Employers All a-Twitter

Social-networking site gives companies a cheap medium to find the techno-savvy

(Newser) - For some firms, Twitter is playing the role of headhunter: companies like Verizon and Microsoft are posting openings on the social-networking site, the Wall Street Journal reports. Job boards have “become saturated,” says a Newell Rubbermaid VP. “With Twitter, we don't have to go through that huge... More »

'09 Grads Picky Despite Grim Jobs Market

Below-par jobs rejected as grads wait for economy to rebound

(Newser) - Many of this year's college grads are confounding career advisers by rejecting suggestions that they can't afford to be choosy about what job to take in a recession, the New York Times reports. The grads say they don't want to be forced into less-than-ideal jobs and career paths by economic... More »

Geithner's Understaffed Treasury Is Stalled

Geithner's undermanned department struggles to execute plans

(Newser) - Nearly two months ago the Treasury announced it was booting Rick Wagoner as CEO of General Motors. But he's still technically on the payroll—because Treasury officials continue to debate whether he should receive the $20 million severance package he was promised. It's only one of many key decisions that... More »

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