Seven Tips to a Job-Winning Interview

These days, interviews don't come easily. When you get The Call, make the most of your time -- and go for it!1. Investigate the company's culture, markets, and finances. But resist the temptation to show off what you've researched: "I just read that you're about to embark on a new... Read More

10 Steps to Getting the Most Out of Job Fairs

Many job seekers tend to overlook job fairs. They can be crowded, busy, competitive and confusing events. But they offer you the opportunity to contact many potential employers all within one place, and they can help you land a job. Here's what you need to do to get the... Read More

Hot Business Trends for 2004? And Beyond: Maybe One Will Turn Into a Creative Business Idea for You

I always look forward to the December issue of Entrepreneur magazine. That's the issue that features the publisher's annual pick of hot businesses, markets, and trends for smart entrepreneurs ? or those who aspire to be. Some of the high tech businesses cited like mobile gaming or... Read More

10 Steps to Escape the Job World and Create the Life You Really Want

1. GET THE POINT ? OF LIFE, THAT IS. How many of us will look back in our old age and wish we'd gone to more meetings or put in more overtime. The point? Despite pressure to "play it safe" by sticking with your day job ("...but dear, you... Read More

Stacking The Deck In Your Favor

Many people do not bother to look at their own magnificence and without that view it is not likely that we will recognize the need for strategies to maximize our strengths. When we buy an outfit for a special affair, we automatically try to coordinate each piece so that they... Read More

Your Goals Must Be Within Your Reach

FIRST STEP -- Set short-term, incremental goals. Work up to larger plans later. Never put yourself under the gun right from the get-go. If you do... discouragement will be right at your doorstep. You'll quit! Remember your New Year's resolutions? Set incremental time frames. Short-range goals are... Read More

Defining Success Your Way!

In my career advising practice, I often find that my clients are not clear about what success means for them. Our society defines success primarily around three elements: power, money and fame. Many of you reading this may be saying, "wait a minute ?those elements are not the most important... Read More

What Turns Potential Employers ON; What Turns Them OFF?

According to an annual survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, these are the most important qualities that employers are looking for in a job candidate, in priority order: (1) Communication skills; (2) Honesty/integrity; (3) Teamwork skills; (4) Interpersonal skills; (5) A... Read More

Six Factors That Can Cost You the Interview/Job

Most job seekers know that an unprofessional appearance will count against them at an interview. Here are six MORE factors that can help you remain in the unemployment line: (1) Being unprepared for the interview. Prepare, plan, and practice! In today's tough job market, you MUST do everything... Read More

Job Interviews & the Magic of Music

Can music help you with your next job interview? It just might! Here's how. First, it can help you during your research, preparation and practice. While it doesn't appear to work for everyone, some studies suggest that having classical music playing softly in the background as you study... Read More

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Reuters

Wells Fargo to cut 1000 jobs, shut Milwaukee home-lending office
Reuters
(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co, the fourth-largest U.S. bank by assets, said it will cut 1,000 jobs and close its home-lending servicing office in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. As the U.S. economy has improved over the last two years, the bank has received fewer ...

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OCRegister

Looking for a job? Companies are having a hard time filling these positions in OC
OCRegister
Your chances of snagging a new job are best if you're in one of those occupations, which are the four with the most help wanted ads in Orange County, according to the latest statistics from the state's Employment Development Department, published Friday.


Chron.com

The picture looks good for radiography careers
Chron.com
In the past five years, the job placement rate has been greater than 90 percent for graduates. Many of them pursue advanced levels of certification in CT, which makes them even more in demand. Starting salaries range from $18.50 to $22 per hour ...


America's most secure jobs
Fox 28
If you're looking for a very secure job, you may want to be a chiropractor. That profession topped the list with an unemployment rate of just .1 percent. Also in the medical field, dentists and physician assistants are in high demand. Employment in ...

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Prepared Remarks of First Lady Michelle Obama for 100000 Jobs Mission ...
Whitehouse.gov (press release)
Hello everyone, and thank you all for joining this call. I want to start by thanking Tony for that very kind introduction and for his work on behalf of the 100,000 Jobs Mission. Tony is a perfect example of the kind of talent and commitment to service ...


The employment picture is improving for STEM majors
ScienceCareers.org
The years since the financial collapse of 2008 have been tough on young workers, but times seem to be improving for many, according to a new report on college graduates from employment expert Anthony P. Carnevale and economist Ban Cheah, both of ...

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News & Observer

Knightdale High students explore summer jobs, future careers
News & Observer
Over the course of two hours, 300 Knightdale High School students swarmed the gym, which was temporarily converted into a zoo of potential college, career and summer job opportunities. One student debated with a Catawba College admissions counselor, ...

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Work experience gives college seniors employment edge
Albany Times Union
Colonie. Nicholas Kolar founded two companies, and he hasn't even graduated from college yet. The Hoosick Falls resident was among the hundreds of area college students at Siena College's Spring Career, Internship and Graduate School Fair on ...


Olympic

IOC Athlete Career Programme takes outreach session from West Africa to ...
Olympic
Many athletes dedicate the bulk of their time to training – sometimes at the expense of their education or employment. So what happens when the time comes to retire from their sporting career? What comes next? All athletes, at some point, are faced ...


The Guardian (blog)

Career going in wrong direction? Avoid these job change mistakes
The Guardian (blog)
"If you are really desperately unhappy in your job, people sometimes throw the baby out with the bathwater," says Ros Toynbee, director of The Career Coach. Analyse exactly why you're so keen on revamping your career before you press ahead – is it ...

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