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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USA TODAY

Summer jobs turn into career paths for teens
USA TODAY
While many of her high school classmates are working cash registers and fast-food grills this summer, Gabriela Lacy has a job not typically seen as a teenage rite of passage: processing payroll and time sheets for a non-profit. But the office position ...
Can a costly summer jobs program lead to permanent work for youths?Washington Post

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Jobs and Internships
Texas Monthly (subscription)
If you are interested in employment opportunities at Texas Monthly, please visit the Careers tab at www.emmis.com. If no current positions are available, you may complete an application online, and it will be kept on file. All other inquires may be ...


NEWS.com.au

Have We Created A Generation of Young People With An Inflated Sense Of Self? 3:50
NEWS.com.au
Graduate employment is the lowest it's been since the 1992-93 recession. The latest Graduate Careers Australia survey shows only 71.3 per cent of bachelor degree graduates had found work within four months of completing their studies. The money they're ...


NBCNews.com

Dating Site eHarmony to Apply Compatibility Formula to Jobs Market
NBCNews.com
Now, with surveys showing 70 percent of Americans are unhappy with their jobs, he thinks the same focus on matching personalities can work in the recruitment industry. "Nobody has really matched personalities in terms of the applicant and the supervisor.
eHarmony to launch dating site for employers and job seekersIBNLive

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The Australian Financial Review

Employee sacked for venting at the IT department via email
The Australian Financial Review
A course co-ordinator at Asia Pacific International College was sacked only after seven months in the job after he sent a series of abusive emails to IT. In one email, which was copied to senior management, the co-ordinator said to an IT employee: "OK ...

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3 tips for keeping millennials from job hopping
9NEWS.com
DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - With unemployment in metro Denver at 4.1 percent, young workers' confidence that they can change jobs and pursue new careers is a trend that's not going away anytime soon. That's according to Karen Policastro, senior ...

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Florida Today

Job fairs in Brevard County for those seeking employment
Florida Today
Just in time for the upcoming employment report from Florida's Department of Economic Opportunity, three businesses have job fairs this month. They include Craig Technologies, Oakridge Global Energy Solutions and Space Coast Credit Union. The job fairs ...


Financial Times

New 'gig' economy spells end to lifetime careers
Financial Times
There are still millions of these, including many women, but the new world of work is both more exciting and less secure. There is greater variety, in both pay and conditions. A job is more likely to be part-time, temporary, freelance or self-employed ...


Career Pathways: Breaking Down Barriers to Employment for Individuals with ...
U.S. Department of Education (press release) (blog)
The strength of the American economy is inextricably linked to the strength of our workforce. As the U.S. economy continues to grow, employers report difficulty in finding workers with the specific skills and knowledge that they need. In order to ...


USA TODAY

Hired! Age doesn't have to be a hurdle to getting a job
USA TODAY
​Imagine for a moment that you're among the long-term unemployed. Imagine, too, that you're on the back nine of your career — say age 55 to 70. What barriers might you face when looking for a job? And what strategies might you use to get re-employed?

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