Posts tagged "employers"

Illinois Employers Lose Right to Demand Social Media Password

Illinois Employers Lose Right to Demand Social Media Password
As the Fiscal Cliff came and went, leaving a definitive deal on government spending to be dealt with within 60-days, there are still many new laws that will impact you in 2013. More than 400 measures were enacted at the State and Federal level in 2012 and will become law in 2013 according to the... Read more »

Should You List Your College Graduation Year on Your Resume?

Should You List Your College Graduation Year on Your Resume?
Many job candidates who are unemployed or thinking of changing jobs is faced with creating a strong résumé that will resonate with a hiring manager and make it through an automated program to a recruiter’s desk. With still many more people looking for work than there are available jobs, having a strong résumé is essential.... 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 »
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Historic Reform of Illinois Worker's Compensation Fails to Pass Senate

In what would have been a historic reform of the Illinois Worker’s Compensation Bill, greatly impacting the rights of Illinois worker’s, failed to pass in the Illinois Senate. The 120-page Bill sponsored by Senator Kyle McCarter severely limited the ability for worker’s to file a claim for injuries, while impacting their ability to get proper... Read more »

Job Seekers Drop Out of Job Search in December: Long Road for the Unemployed

Job Seekers Drop Out of Job Search in December: Long Road for the Unemployed
The national jobless rate for December dropped to 9.4% from 9.8% the previous month.  Unfortunately, the decline in jobless claims only dropped because 260,000 American job seekers stopped looking for employment last month.  December was the 20th month in a row that the unemployment has been above 9%, which is a post World War II... Read more »

Voice Your Support of Worker's Rights: What the Illinois Worker's Compensation Bill Proposes

Voice Your Support of Worker's Rights:  What the Illinois Worker's Compensation Bill Proposes
Unfortunately, workers are still not out of danger of losing their rights. Many Springfield politicians, both Democrats and Republicans, are still trying to gut the Illinois Worker’s Compensation system. Why? Your workers compensation rights are part of a gigantic political horse trade involving taxes, the state budget, state and municipal pension reform, the death penalty, teacher seniority,... Read more »
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