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2014 Career Tips

2014 Career Tips
  With 2013 over and a distant memory, its time to make 2014 a year of positive change and to toss out the baggage from last year as you make plans of action. You can’t change the past; you can only learn from it and make changes in your life that will translate into better... Read more »

2013 Job Resolutions!

2013 Job Resolutions!
With 2012 quickly coming to an end, leaving so many still unemployed and wondering what 2013 will bring, what can you do differently to get a job this upcoming year? Employers continue to look for people that fill their immediate needs and are mostly not interested in training. It is still an “employer-driven” job market,... Read more »

Small Businesses Start Hiring: Unemployment at 8.6%

Small Businesses Start Hiring: Unemployment at 8.6%
In what surprised economists, the unemployment rate for November went down to 8.6% from a stubborn 9%.  This is the lowest unemployment rate since March, 2009 and two months after President Obama took office.  The unemployment figure has been hovering around 9% for 2.5 years. The start-ups and small business that were skittish about hiring... Read more »
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Finding the "Hidden" Job Market

Every day I hear from job seekers that the college they attended has not been helpful in aiding them find a job.  There is a growing concern whether the universities are doing enough to package their students for the most challenging job market in decades. It’s not just the students who have recently graduated that... Read more »

Increase in Jobs Report Surprise Analysts: Are Their Really More Jobs Out there?

Increase in Jobs Report Surprise Analysts: Are Their Really More Jobs Out there?
Increase in temporary employees Employers added a net of 151,000 jobs last month in October with the private sector job creation at its highest level since April.  This was a sharp contrast from the September report that showed a loss of 41,000 jobs.  So, is our economy actually getting better or is this a fluke?... Read more »

Sexual Harassment in the Work Place: Is it still happening?

Sexual Harassment in the Work Place: Is it still happening?
Sexual harassment in the workplace for employees is still a reality for many companies in the United States.  The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) describes sexual harassment as a form of gender discrimation that is in violation of Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.    In 1998, the U.S. Supreme Court made... Read more »
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