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Job Search Resolution #4 - Don't Get Complacent

 December 22, 2008 Change can happen at any time. It can be abrupt. Especially if you're unprepared, it can come when you least expect it. This Job Search Resolution comes courtesy of the recession - and it actually ..

Job Search Resolution #3 - Always Be Available to Interview

 December 22, 2008 Flexibility. It can be a key factor when it comes to landing a job. Far too many job seekers shoot themselves in the foot by not making themselves available to interview when it's convenient for the .

Job Search Resolution #2 - Get Beyond Electronic Networking

 December 22, 2008 Just as you shouldn't become overly-reliant on electronic job boards to conduct your search, neither should you lean too heavily on electronic contact as the primary means of connecting with your ..

Job Search Resolutions - Get to the Right Person

 December 22, 2008 I'm not one for New Year's Resolutions, but how about some job search and general career management suggestions that can give you a professional advantage? Since it's “that time of year, " ..

Holiday Gatherings - Job Leads From Unlikely Sources

 December 22, 2008 Looking for work? If you're one of the many who will be spending time with extended family or enjoying the company of friends over the holidays, remember these occasions can be great opportunities to .

Holiday Interviewing - Contradiction in Terms?

 December 22, 2008 Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. . . and sometimes he's more than willing to get out of the workshop and away from the elves to deliver interviews to job seekers between the middle of December ..

Are You Afraid of Losing Your Job?

 December 21, 2008 There are people today who are worried about losing their job. With the daily news of downsizing and company failures, many people are becoming afraid that they could become unemployed. Recently, I ..

The Civil Rights Movement and Employment

 December 17, 2008 The Civil Rights Movement of 1950s and the 1960s completely reshaped the United States of America. Leaders like Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcom X helped pave the way for the future by catalyzing ..

The Government Creating Jobs Myth

 November 23, 2008 Latest headlines: OBAMA ECONOMIC PLAN AIMS FOR 2.5M NEW JOBS BY 2011 WASHINGTON - President-elect Barack Obama promoted an economic plan Saturday he said would create 2.5 million jobs by rebuilding ..

Do You Have What it Takes to Become a Teacher?

 November 18, 2008 A teaching career is one of the most rewarding jobs one can have. In no other field of work will you have such a shaping influence on the lives of young people. Everyone has a different reason for ..

Ten Things High School Students Can Do to Prepare For Careers

 November 18, 2008 You've heard the advice over and over from your school counselor: you must be a well-rounded student. What does that mean? You want to be a doctor, or a lawyer, or a firefighter, or a stock broker ..

Why Taking the GED Test Seriously is Crucial

 November 18, 2008 The GED test is run by the American Council of Education and is also known as the General Education Development test. The GED consists of five main sections which are science, social studies, ..

How a Paralegal Career is a Shortcut For Many in the Legal ..

 November 18, 2008 Paralegal careers provide a large scope for diversity and variety as well as career advancement. Although an entry-level paralegal salary is not considered to be high, as time goes on and you gain ..

Out of Work, But Too Young to Retire

 November 11, 2008 You're 50 years old or older. Your job was recently eliminated. The economy is stagnant. You can't afford to retire. Are you ever going to find another job? Probably. Is it going to be easy? ..

The Message You Have is the Message You Leave

 November 10, 2008 Often we overview and discuss some of the most common ways to best represent yourself to the outside world, a sense of personal branding. It is important since the web allows a seamless and ..

Who Are You Talking To?

 November 10, 2008 Time is one of the only things that we are truly capable of managing in our chaotic worlds. With more expectations mounting daily, the ability to manage time becomes all the more important. When ..

You Are Not Your Resume

 November 10, 2008 This discussion we have been having around the padding of the resume, essentially the direct misrepresentation of skills so that someone will interview or offer you the position has gotten me moved ..

Negotiating an Offer

 November 10, 2008 I was looking through some of the career advice on Monster reference a blog I was reading. Based on the blog, I checked into some of the advice given on the site reference negotiations. During the ..

History of Discrimination

 October 22, 2008 Discrimination has a long history throughout the world.   Most societies, especially the larger ones, have practiced some form and some degree of discrimination.   In fact, a notable trend (though ..

How to Find Your Passion - The Key to Your Success

 October 21, 2008 After reading many of the self-help books, I found a general belief among self-help specialist, that people are lazy and will not do what is necessary to generate wealth. I strongly disagree. I ..

Is a Background Investigation Necessary? Background Checks and .

 October 20, 2008 People sometimes find themselves in a situation where they wonder if it would be appropriate to do a background investigation about someone. It's not always easy to decide what the appropriate ..

Traditional Family Making a Comeback

 October 19, 2008 The traditional family, that horrible word - that trend that impedes the successful women of the world from making their mark. Women's rights I thought squashed this terrible ideology where woman ..

How to Open and Use an E-Mail Account Efficiently

 October 18, 2008 Do you just use the Internet to shop, do research or play games? Are you looking for a job while occasionally seeing employment ads that want you to E-mail your resume? Would you like to communicate ..

PSW Employment in Canada

 October 08, 2008 The term PSW is actually an acronym for Personal Support Worker. In some ways using the term PSW can be seen as more correct, as a the government of Ontario classifies Residential Care Workers, Long ..

Pros and Cons of Being Self-Employed

 September 24, 2008 Thriving businesses are sometimes started when employers offer to contract work to their employees. If you are motivated, enjoy working independently, and are willing to shoulder the responsibility ..

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