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How Long Is Too Long for Unemployment Benefits?

How Long Is Too Long for Unemployment Benefits?
The extended unemployment compensation benefits for 2 million people is set to expire at the end of the month as Congress contemplates whether to extend unemployment benefits past the current maximum of 99 weeks. House Democrats have introduced legislation that will extend unemployment benefits for other 3 months.  It is not clear whether the Bill... Read more »

Tips for the Perfect Job Search: Advice from Successful Job Seekers

Do you wonder why some of your friends with equal skills get a job they like quicker than you? Some people are just better at looking for a job than others.  It’s not that they are more talented than you are or have better skills, they are just better at focusing on getting what they... Read more »

(10) Tips for Acing a Phone Interview

(10) Tips for Acing a Phone Interview
Chances are that you will have to do a phone interview when looking for a job.  Most large companies like IBM, Kraft or Apple won’t bring you in for an interview until you’ve passed the interview with one of their recruiters.  As a job seeker this is the first step to being considered for a... Read more »
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Fall Is the Best Time to Network for a Job: Get Out and Meet People

Fall Is the Best Time to Network for a Job: Get Out and Meet People
The change in the leaves from green to reds and yellows is not only a beautiful sight, but a reminder that change is in the air.  The hot days of summer are behind us as we gear up for winter days where darkness sets in and frigid temperatures.  The fall season is an opportune time... Read more »