Since every school has different costs for tuition, room and board, and other expenses, it can be difficult to assess and compare the ultimate cost of each school once financial aid award dollars are subtracted. The Award Letter Comparison Tool hopes to help by putting all of this information on one screen to easily compare side-by-side.
Recruiting software company SmartRecruiters today published results of a survey that suggests being less attractive might actually be better than being more attractive when seeking a job.
Specifically, the company said that among the survey’s respondents, 78 percent of the hired candidates rated their physical appearance as “average” or “slightly unattractive,” while 66 percent of the rejected candidates rated their physical appearance as “attractive” or “very attractive.”
Amazon.com announced today that in the next year it will add over 5,000 new part-time employees in its Virtual Customer Service program, which allows workers to provide telephone customer service to Amazon customers from home. Overall, Amazon plans to add more than 30,000 part-time jobs over the next year, and over 100,000 full-time jobs in the U.S. over the next 18 months.
In addition to the convenience of getting to work from home, Amazon’s virtual customer service reps who work 20 hours or more per week receive benefits, including various insurance benefits as well as having Amazon prepay 95 percent of tuition “for courses related to in-demand fields,” according to the announcement.
Wells Fargo announced yesterday that its customers now have the option to use any of its U.S. ATM machines with no bank card necessary. Instead, Wells Fargo customers can now generate a one-time access code via the bank’s mobile app and use it, along with their regular PIN, to access any of over 13,000 ATMs.
“Every time a customer walks up to an ATM or into a branch, chances are they’re carrying a phone, and we believe the real power of mobile is the ability to enhance the customer experience at our ATMs and branches,” said Jonathan Velline, head of branch and ATM banking for Wells Fargo.