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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The Best-Paying Jobs For Workers With High School Degrees
Forbes
A college degree has traditionally been stressed as the most direct path to a future that's financially secure, but many jobs open to workers with a high school diploma, particularly those requiring in-depth training or an apprenticeship, can also ...
The 20 Highest-Paying Jobs That Don't Require A College DegreeBusiness Insider
No high-paying jobs for high-school grads? Not soCBS News
Best Paying Jobs for Workers With High School DegreesAOL Jobs
BusinessNewsDaily -SYS-CON Media (press release)
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Best-paying jobs for high school graduates
SFGate (blog)
While many have stressed a college degree as the path to a fulfilling career, there are many well-paying jobs available right out of high school. Some require long-term hands on training, other jobs can be started immediately. An analysis from ...


Want a tech job? Study this. Advice from Mozilla, Reddit, Tumblr and more
Washington Post
Aaron Saunders, chief executive of Clearly Innovative, took a traditional route to a tech career: He earned a computer science degree at Ohio Wesleyan, studied marketing and information technology en route to an MBA from NYU, then hopped through jobs ...


Quigley: The 'Box' is banned from job applications
The Jersey Journal - NJ.com
Or the job recruiter may read an employment application carefully only up to the question “Have you ever been convicted?” If the “yes” box is checked, that application goes to the bottom of the pile, if not directly into the wastebasket. Not much time ...


Majors That Can Lead to the Highest-Paying Jobs
WTMA
How do you get those jobs? Most of the educational training for those high-paying careers starts in college. Note that many of these careers, including the top-paying job of surgeon, can often come with a six-figure graduate school debt load, said Tony ...

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How the Affordable Care Act might transform the labor market
Al Jazeera America
But this year is different. Since January, the Affordable Care Act has provided another source of health insurance. And so it may gradually eliminate employment lock in the U.S. and change the way Americans approach their careers. It's not hard to find ...

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Pot Jobs Go Mile High!
MarketWatch
This includes a desire to hire more employees for traditional career roles such as, management, retail, sales, marketing, accounting, IT, quality control, administration and horticulture. The added educational component to this job fair was designed to ...


The best paying jobs for workers with a high school education
ConsumerAffairs
“While the pursuit of higher education is the best bet for gainful employment, it is a myth that only good jobs go to college graduates and that workers with high school degrees are destined to low-wage careers,” said Rosemary Haefner, vice president ...

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ELECTRICAL ENGINEER - Domtar Paper Company
Bangor Daily News
Domtar-Hawesville Mill is accepting resumes online through Friday, 08/29/2014 for an experienced Electrical Engineer position in our Engineering Department. For more information and method to apply visit the Domtar Career website, Job Opportunities ...


Help wanted: Looking at Lubbock's hard to fill jobs
LubbockOnline.com
You've heard of people having a hard time finding a job, but in Lubbock there are employers having a hard time finding employees. The Lubbock Metropolitan Statistical Area has continuously shown strong numbers in job growth this year, meaning Lubbock ...

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