Posts tagged "careers"

Facebook: It’s All About Stress Relief

Facebook: It’s All About Stress Relief
Facebook has been around for awhile with most people I know actively posting or at least having a presence on the site. It has become a household name that has made Mr. Zuckerberg more money than he ever dreamed of. It will go down in history as one of the most innovative forms of communication... Read more »

Are You Ready for a Job Interview? (5) Tips for Success

Are You Ready for a Job Interview? (5) Tips for Success
Securing a job interview with a company is only the beginning of the job hunting process. During and after the interviews with the hiring manager is when your work really begins. You need to be prepared for this process and do your homework. It can make the difference in whether you get the job or... Read more »

It's Time for Retirement for Obama

It's Time for Retirement for Obama
With the presidential election looming, less than 48 hours from today, it is important to look at President Obama’s record on job growth in the past four years. When he took office the unemployment number was at 7.8%.  Today the number of unemployed is 7.9%. It appears that even with the billions of dollars in... Read more »
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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!
Walking through my office building today, I met Alvin from the Chipmunks who served me my grande iced coffee with soy. Thor rode up the elevator with me. And, Betty, who works in the office and always was a fan of Halloween, was wearing a pumpkin on her head in the spirit of the day!... Read more »

How to Find a Job on LinkedIn

How to Find a Job on LinkedIn
  LinkedIn has been garnering more attention lately as the job market continues to stall and many are still looking for work or a better company for their skill set. Many people have had  a presence on this site, yet did not use it much for postings or on-line conversation. This has all changed, of... Read more »

Romney or Obama: Who is the Better President for Job Creation?

Romney or Obama: Who is the Better President for Job Creation?
The November election is heating up with much at stake for the United States future. Presidential hopeful and republication candidate Mitt Romney has chosen Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan to be his VP running mate. Will this ticket be the right choice for job creation? Or will our current President Obama be the one who leads... Read more »
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Top (5) Tips for College Graduates Looking for a Job

Top (5) Tips for College Graduates Looking for a Job
As graduates take off their cap and gowns, they are faced with the reality of a difficult job market that appears to be a story of the “Haves” and the “Have-nots”. Some of the recent grads have already gotten a job, while many have not. Is it that the ones who are employed are smarter... Read more »

Tips for Employment. Is It Time for an Image Re-haul?

Tips for Employment. Is It Time for an Image Re-haul?
Even though right now it doesn’t feel like spring here in Chicago, it is almost May, the tulips have bloomed and we are close to summer. This is the time of year to do some spring cleaning, which means tossing out the old and changing-up your image. The bottom-line is, no matter how talented or... Read more »

Stop the Solicitation E-Mails. Please!

Stop the Solicitation E-Mails. Please!
Over the past year, I have been receiving an increased amount of e-mails from people I do not know and companies I do not care about! It seems that marketing experts have been teaching others how to mass market via social media optimization, causing me a huge headache! What a time-waster and an invasion of... Read more »
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Is Using Social Media the End of Our Privacy?

Is Using Social Media the End of Our Privacy?
Most of us are using social media these days to connect with friends, relatives and strangers. Facebook, once a college-based platform, has expanded into a world obsession that is now being used by companies and people to promote their brand. The more people that are our Facebook friends, the greater the opportunity we have to... Read more »