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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MLive.com

Despite 1300 jobs lost, employment is up in Bay, Saginaw and Midland counties
MLive.com
SAGINAW, MI -- During the last 18 months or so, more than 1,300 workers in Saginaw, Bay and Midland counties lost their jobs as a result of business closures and layoffs, according to Great Lakes Bay Michigan Works! officials. The region saw at least ...

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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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Newton Daily News

Goodwill career center open to help job seekers
Newton Daily News
The center held a grand-opening ribbon-cutting ceremony in September, and its small staff has been trying to help get job seekers matched up with their best possible employers in the area. “No two people have the same exact situation,” said the center ...


A Law Degree Helps Diverse Careers
Wall Street Journal
I commend the American Bar Association for establishing new guidelines that will more accurately reflect law schools' ability to find jobs for their graduates (“Law Schools Face Scrutiny on Job Claims,” U.S. News, March 18). But the ABA missed an ...


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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The Atlantic

Haunted by the Past: A Criminal Record Shouldn't Ruin a Career
The Atlantic
In fact, the debate on which type of background check is the “gold standard” diverts attention from a more pervasive problem in the workplace—namely, the indiscriminate (and potentially unlawful) use of criminal history information to deny jobs to ...


Mansfield News Journal

Despite open jobs, people are not returning to work
Mansfield News Journal
The good news is that the U.S. economy is set to grow between two to three percent in 2015. This is partly the result of America's rising shale-oil production that has helped to drive down world petroleum prices. Also, a strengthening dollar is ...
America's Most Secure JobsMy Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22

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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.


Daily Mail

Youngsters who get themselves Saturday jobs like Brooklyn Beckham or Jamie ...
Daily Mail
Youngsters who get themselves Saturday jobs like Brooklyn Beckham or Jamie Oliver's kids may end up harming their grades, a report has found. While it may do celebrity children – like David and Victoria Beckham's son, who grabbed a few weekend shifts ...


Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Out of prison, out of work: Ex-inmates face struggles after release
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Finding a job is hard enough these days, but finding one when you have a criminal record can be all but impossible. James Daniels knows. After spending nearly three years in prison for a drug crime — possession of marijuana with intent to deliver ...
Ex-inmates struggle to discover perform just after releaseChicago Daily News
Ex-inmates struggle to uncover work after releaseNew York Recorder

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