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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Latin Post

Wal-Mart Careers, Employment & Stores: Employees Strike Outside Black Friday ...
Latin Post
However, the company's employees cost the U.S. around $6 billion in public assistance like Medicaid, food stamps and subsidized housing, according to a report cited by Forbes. One Wal-Mart Supercenter in Wisconsin can cost almost $1 million in public ...

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MyCentralJersey.com

Hunterdon County Polytech career coordinator focuses on jobs
MyCentralJersey.com
According to state labor statistics, career fields related to homeland security will continue to increase over the next 10 years with high-paying jobs in both private and public sectors. One of Nalesnik's objectives in working for Polytech is to ...


Why US Women Are Leaving Jobs Behind
New York Times
Ms. Devine quit her job after she had her first child, a girl, four years ago, because she thought 12 weeks of maternity leave was too short. “I just didn't want to leave her in day care or pay for the expenses of it,” she said. When she gave birth to ...


Fewer US-Born Americans Have Jobs Now Than In 2007
Daily Caller
Fewer Americans born in the U.S. have jobs now than were employed to November 2007, despite a working-age population growth of 11 million. The amazing drop in employment highlights President Barack Obama's slow recovery from the deep 2008 shock, ...


Jobs At 8News
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CURRENT JOB OPENINGS – WRIC-TV presently has the following openings. It is our policy to encourage the application of minorities and women as WRIC-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in the hiring, training or promotion of ...


Forbes

Where The Jobs Will (And Won't) Be In 2015
Forbes
If you hope to land a job in the next three months, where in the US will you find the most vibrant employment market? According to the just-released Employment Outlook Survey from Milwaukee-based staffing giant ManpowerGroup, the No. 1 spot is the Cape ...

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Alabama's unemployment rate drops to 6.0%, lowest rate in over six years
Yellowhammer News
This is a testament to the economic progress we have made in Alabama, and our efforts will continue until every Alabamian who wants a job has the opportunity to acquire one.” November marks the lowest rate of unemployment since Gov. Bentley became ...
Alabama's October Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.0%Alabama's News Leader

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Human Events

How minimum-wage increases kill both jobs and careers
Human Events
A new NBER working paper from Jeffrey Clemens and Michael Wither of the University of California, San Diego, suggests that the 30% increase in the average effective minimum wage over the late 2000s “reduced the national employment-to-population ratio ...

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ODEP Grant to Assist Job Training Programs at SU and OCC for People With ...
Syracuse University News
The Onondaga Pathways to Careers (OPC) Project is funded by a five-year cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP). OCC received $1,028,869 in funding for the first year of the cooperative ...


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Heineman Announces Jobs To Reach Record High
WOWT
Governor Dave Heineman announced Wednesday that Nebraska's significant job count growth is expected to top 1.1 million by 2015, a record high employment for the state. This historic achievement illustrates the significant and consistent focus on job ...
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