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Wondering Why Recruiters Don’t Call?

Wondering Why Recruiters Don’t Call?

Three reasons your LinkedIn profile isn’t generating recruiter calls While recruiters have different methods of sourcing candidates the one thing most of them will do is take a…

Career Transition: Military To Civilian

Career Transition: Military To Civilian

How to transition from the armed services to civilian employment Today’s economy is tough for everyone. But, I discovered that it’s even more difficult for military veterans making…

Is There Age Discrimination? Sometimes, Yes.

Is There Age Discrimination? Sometimes, Yes.

Six ways to combat age discrimination One of the issues often raised when a group of jobseekers gets together is the question of age discrimination. Recently I was…

Spent Any Time Out Of Work?

Spent Any Time Out Of Work?

How to explain gaps in your resume It’s harder than ever to have a perfect work history these days. Less loyalty from employees and employers alike has resulted…

News

Economic Confidence Index Updates

Economic Confidence Index Updates

Updates of Gallup’s U.S. Economic Confidence Index Gallup’s Economic Confidence Index* rose to – 8…

Many Employers Support Raising The Minimum Wage

Many Employers Support Raising The Minimum Wage

Surveys show employers and the general public advocate raising the minimum wage In 2014 the…

Job Growth Expected For Q4 2014

Job Growth Expected For Q4 2014

Hiring for permanent and seasonal jobs expected during the fourth quarter according to CareerBuilder Looks…

Job Creation Index Updates

Job Creation Index Updates

Update’s of Gallup’s U.S. Job Creation Index Gallup’s U.S. Job Creation Index* remained steady at…

Management

Privilege Can Be Unlearned

Privilege Can Be Unlearned

Men can be instruments of inclusion according to a study by Catalyst Is it possible for leaders with similar backgrounds, specifically white men, to become instruments of inclusion?…

Make The Most Of The Holiday Season

Make The Most Of The Holiday Season

Five ways to shine without short-circuiting We all attend business events that are dressed up like social occasions. For some of us it’s the local Chamber of Commerce’s…

Celebrating The Holidays At Work

Celebrating The Holidays At Work

How to foster the spirit of inclusion during the end-of-year holiday season With the holiday season fast approaching employers realize that it’s time to start decorating the office…

Fear Of Speaking Holding You Back?

Fear Of Speaking Holding You Back?

How to handle your nerves before and during a presentation When asked about our greatest fears, surveys often show public speaking at the top of the list—sometimes above…

Job Search

Good References? Check.

Good References? Check.

How to make sure your references provide a glowing report So you’ve interviewed at the company of your dreams and you…

Didn’t Get Hired?

Didn’t Get Hired?

Six Reasons Why You Didn’t Get The Job It’s always disappointing, sometimes devastating, when you don’t get the job. Everyone wants…

Best Time For A Job Hunt

Best Time For A Job Hunt

Does the time of year matter when you’re looking for work? As a seasoned job placement expert, one question I hear…

How To Reject A Job Offer Or Promotion—Gracefully

How To Reject A Job Offer Or Promotion—Gracefully

Six ways to say no to a new job or promotion You’ve gone through the interviews and gotten the job offer.…

Changing Course

Building A Career Of Choice

Building A Career Of Choice

How to choose and change careers Let’s face it, most career choices are not choices at all, but people held hostage by paychecks. Most of us fall…

College Corner

Millennials: Well Educated And In Debt

Millennials: Well Educated And In Debt

Study finds that despite economic hardships Millennials remain optimistic Every generation has growing pains. Today’s Millennials (aged 18 to 33) are forging a much different path to…

Health & Fitness

Four Reasons You’re In A Bad Mood

Four Reasons You’re In A Bad Mood

Why you’re feeling cranky and how to snap out of it Being in a bad mood is well bad. It’s not only bad for everyone around you;…

Goals

Using SMART Goals For A Job Search

Using SMART Goals For A Job Search

A better way to find a new job Are you looking for work? What is your current situation? Were you one of the thousands laid off over…

Conflict

Protecting Yourself From Sexual Harassment

Protecting Yourself From Sexual Harassment

Advice from employment attorney Donna Ballman Sexual harassment isn’t easy to prove. Most  harassers are careful when it comes to making threats or offering favors in exchange…

Communication

Do You Make Snap Judgments?

Do You Make Snap Judgments?

Studies show that people judge you in less than a second You’ve heard the saying “You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression” but, what…

Decision Making

Multiple Job Offers? So What’s Your Problem?

Multiple Job Offers? So What’s Your Problem?

Take these steps to make the right decision More than one offer? Lucky you! What’s the problem? Choose the one that pays the most and move on,…

Interviewing

Get Ready: Virtual Interviewing Is Here

Get Ready: Virtual Interviewing Is Here

How to ace your phone and Skype interviews Companies are becoming more flexible, global, technological, and sometimes remote – benefits that are great to take advantage of…