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19 Job Openings in Bowie, Prince George's County

19 Job Openings in Bowie, Prince George's County

See which employers are hiring in Prince George's County.
NeighborCare Pharmacy Closes One Anne Arundel Location

NeighborCare Pharmacy Closes One Anne Arundel Location

Prescriptions were transferred to another pharmacy.
Radio Shack Closing 500 Stores, According to Report

Radio Shack Closing 500 Stores, According to Report

Funny turn from '80s branding on Sunday followed by Wall Street Journal report of big cuts in storefronts Tuesday.
Clean Currents Energy Company Pulls the Plug

Clean Currents Energy Company Pulls the Plug

Clean Currents, a renewable energy company that focused on wind power, ended service on Jan. 31.
Johns Hopkins Team Creating Zerocoin to Compete with Bitcoin

Johns Hopkins Team Creating Zerocoin to Compete with Bitcoin

A team at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore is working to create a digital currency system that is totally anonymous. The idea was spurred by problems with Bitcoin.
Maryland Zumiez Stores Closed for a Day to Remember Shooting Victims

Maryland Zumiez Stores Closed for a Day to Remember Shooting Victims

The Zumiez skate shops around Maryland closed early Wednesday to remember two coworkers killed Saturday at The Mall in Columbia. A vigil at the Columbia store will be held Thursday night.
Naked Fight Among Clothiers: Jos. A Bank v. Men's Wearhouse

Naked Fight Among Clothiers: Jos. A Bank v. Men's Wearhouse

Men's Wearhouse is continuing its bid to buy Maryland-based Jos. A Bank Clothiers. The offer has climbed over $1 billion.
Maryland Unemployment Rate Continues to Fall

Maryland Unemployment Rate Continues to Fall

Maryland's unemployment rate continues to remain below the national rate, as the overall jobless rate fell in December.
Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

How to make the best of a less than perfect job situation.

Uncle Sam Will Pay $3,000 To Give You The Flu

Healthy and under 50? Here's a way to make some quick money.
Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

How sharing finances brought one couple closer together.
How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

Follow these steps for lifetime job security.
Ditch the Rum Raisin, Yuengling's Black and Tan Ice Cream Now Available

Ditch the Rum Raisin, Yuengling's Black and Tan Ice Cream Now Available

Yuengling's Ice Cream will soon be in Maryland's Acme and Weis grocery stores.
Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Tips for generating impenetrable Internet passwords.
Giant Food Stores Recalling Velveeta Skillet Meals

Giant Food Stores Recalling Velveeta Skillet Meals

Giant Food is voluntarily recalling Velveeta Cheesy Skillet Singles Ultimate Cheeseburger Mac because it contains an allergen. Do you have the affected UPC code?
Target Kicks Part-Timers Off Healthcare Plan

Target Kicks Part-Timers Off Healthcare Plan

The country's second-largest retailer said it will give workers $500 to help find a plan under Obamacare's coverage exchanges.
One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

Two-thirds of women consider themselves the family breadwinner.
Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Google grabs the top slot yet again on Fortune list.
How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

Here's why you should think before you tweet. (Or Facebook. Or Instagram.)
W-2 Forms: Understanding Your Most Important Tax Document

W-2 Forms: Understanding Your Most Important Tax Document

This holds the key to a bigger tax refund.