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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Journal Times

Community Newsletter: Careers Industries, Piggly Wiggly expand partnership to ...
Journal Times
But beyond being one of the area's most popular super markets, Piggly Wiggly has also been an important partner in Careers Industries' Partners in Employment (PIE) program which provides job training and employment opportunities for adults with ...


TechCrunch

Rocket Internet's Latest Company Is A Career Listings Site Called Everjobs
TechCrunch
Everjobs co-founder Ronald Schuurs says Rocket Internet decided to take on job listings after the success of its site Work.com.mm, which began operating in Myanmar last year. Despite launching with little fanfare and minimal marketing, Work.com.mm now ...

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Bullhorn CEO Art Papas Elected Chairman of Career Collaborative's Board of ...
Rock Hill Herald (press release)
Career Collaborative's mission is to end working-class poverty by helping adults get, and succeed at, life-changing jobs, making Massachusetts and its families stronger. Since its founding in 1997, Career Collaborative has helped more than 1,825 ...

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Michronicleonline

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Gears Up for 3rd Annual Career Move Month
Michronicleonline
As the weather begins to heat up, so does demand for moving services, and the company is ready to share its continued growth with job seekers across the country. TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® has had tremendous success over the last four years.

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Albuquerque Journal

Trading careers for canvases: Two artists ditch traditional employment to work ...
Albuquerque Journal
Blumenschein left her job as an Intel systems engineer in 1998, fully intending to study art and paint. But the constant interruptions of three children under the age of 6 put her passion on hold. It wasn't until her youngest son Matthew was in ...


U.S. News & World Report (blog)

5 Little-Known Secrets About Job Searching
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
You might think you're an experienced job seeker who understands how hiring processes work. But behind the scenes, hiring often works differently than job seekers assume it does. Here are five hiring secrets you probably don't know that can give you an ...

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Eighth-grade career fair for Grundy County students seeks businesses, industries
The Herald-News
“The idea is not only to get kids thinking about their careers, but also to expose them to what jobs are here in Grundy County. There are so many opportunities here for great jobs,” said Devan Gagliardo, the Community Foundation's program director.


BBC News

All schools need trained careers teachers, says charity
BBC News
It says pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds are particularly likely to lose out from poor careers guidance. The proportion of poorer young people not in education, employment or training after the age of 16, is five times that of their wealthier ...
Teachers are 'crucial' part of careers advice puzzle, says Teach FirstTES News

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A 10-year forecast shows that personal care aides, nursing assistant and home health aides will offer the most new jobs in the sector, according to data from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The need for licensed practical nurses will increase 36 ...


PBS NewsHour

These college majors will get you a well-paying job
PBS NewsHour
What was the point of going to college if your job and earnings prospects weren't much better when you graduated than before? But today, the outlook is improving, said Anthony Carnevale, director of the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce ...

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