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Oil exec warns taxes could sink US energy rebirth

  <div class="rpuEmbedCode"> <div class="rpuArticle rpuRepost-ebf604cd950b34707d45ca0a15d529a1-top rpuNoTitle" style="margin: 0; padding: 0;"><a class="rpuThumb" href="http://s.tt/1y9tJ" rel="norewrite"><img style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" alt="" src="http://img.1.rp-api.com/thumb/3921980" /></a> <a class="rpuTitle" href="http://s.tt/1y9tJ" rel="norewrite"><strong>Oil exec warns taxes could sink US energy rebirth</strong></a> (via <a class="rpuHost" href="http://s.tt/1y9tJ" rel="norewrite">AFP</a>) <p class="rpuSnip">A top US <i>oil</i> industry figure warned Tuesday that the country's energy renaissance could be threatened by "punitive" tax policies on <u>oil</u> and gas exploration. With the US government looking to remove tax breaks for big oil firms to help boost government revenues, Jack Gerard, the head of the American…</p> </div> <div class="rpuKeywords" style="display: none;">oil, Gerard, oil industry, Washington to pursue policies favorable to energy, energy production, tax, environmental groups, oil industry figure, big oil firms, XL oil pipeline, American Petroleum Institute, domestic energy production, Jack Gerard, key tax measures, major policy battles, gas, State Department approval, offshore drilling rig, Shell, large oil, tax policies, tax breaks, oil production, gas exploration, government revenues, energy renaissance, tax deductions,

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The Interview, It’s Not As Bad As It Seems

<h2><a href="http://www.professorhollybell.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/470459qwx7p1nzr.jpg"><img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-659" title="470459qwx7p1nzr" src="http://www.professorhollybell.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/470459qwx7p1nzr-199x300.jpg" alt="interview"width="199" height="300" /></a>About that job interview...</h2> By Holly A. Bell More 20 years ago I applied for a state job. The job required a prequalifying test, which I took and ranked #1 out of something like 300 people who took it. That earned me an <i>interview</i>. I was very enthusiastic about the potential job, but I was young and still relatively inexperienced with interviewing for any job that didn’t require scooping ice cream or running a cash register. It was my first “professional” <u>interview</u> and I bombed it. Big time. I had the firm handshake, the posture, the eye contact, but was completely unprepared for the questions. I swore I’d never let that happen again and began to educate myself on interviewing skills. I came across <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/georgebradt/2011/04/27/top-executive-recruiters-agree-there-are-only-three-key-job-interview-questions/ " target="_blank">an article this week from <em>Forbes</em></a> that does a great job outlining the three basic interview

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Guest Article: Keystone Pipeline Denial Drives Canada to China

<div class="rpuEmbedCode"><!--rpuEmbedStart--><script type="text/javascript" src="http://1.rp-api.com/rjs/repost-article.js?2"></script> <div class="rpuArticle rpuRepost-40f017a5489e830221ee5e16882e8d9c-top" style="margin: 0pt; padding: 0pt;"><a rel="nofollow" class="rpuTitle" href="http://s.tt/15yx1">Canada PM Harper goes to <b>China</b> to boost trade</a> (via <a rel="nofollow" class="rpuHost" href="http://s.tt/15yx1">AFP</a>)</div> <div class="rpuKeywords" style="display: none;"><i>China</i>,human rights,Canada,human rights abuses,United States,market,MacDougall,Asia-Pacific region,economic ties,prime minister,Minister Stephen Harper,Ottawa,spokesman andrew macdougall,bilateral economic ties,ongoing human rights,prime minister heads,landlocked oil sands,Chinese Premier Wen,Chinese President Hu,crude oil pipeline,Many human rights,Keystone XL pipeline,professor errol mendes,Canadian,Alberta tar sands,<u>China</u> Institute,second-largest merchandise trading,Bilateral merchandise trade,foreign investment protection,Beijing,new trade offices,trip,Canadian oil,westernmost canada,Zhang Junsai,wife laureen,Chinese market,economic prosperity,oil sales,great importance,Chinese fugitives,Washington,ports,Ottawa economy,eventual shipping,Canadian resources,official visit,economic issues,giant pandas,Chinese demand</div> <div class="rpuArticle rpuRepostMain rpuRepost-40f017a5489e830221ee5e16882e8d9c-bottom" style="display: none;"></div>   </div>

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