Posts tagged "job seeker"

Exxon Offers Health Benefits to Same-Sex Couples

Exxon Offers Health Benefits to Same-Sex Couples
Exxon Mobil Corp. is taking the lead in offering sax-sex marriage benefits to legally married couples in the U.S. for the first time starting this week. The company will recognize “all legal marriages” when it determines eligibility for health care plans for the 77,000 employees and retirees in the U.S. This applies to the gay... Read more »

Time to Leave Chicago? Tips for Moving for a Job

Time to Leave Chicago? Tips for Moving for a Job
  With a slow job recovery job seekers have had to consider moving to secure employment. In a tight job market you need to go to where the jobs are. If you are able to relocate you need to consider widening your job search on a national scale. Economic recovery is stronger in some areas... Read more »

Tips for Negotiating an Employment Package

Tips for Negotiating an Employment Package
The multiple interviews you have had with hiring managers and potential co-workers go on for months and then one day the phone rings and it’s the hiring manager or someone from the human resource department calling you with a job offer. It has been a long process and you are excited about the job which... Read more »
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Job Recovery Slated for Second Half of 2013

Job Recovery Slated for Second Half of 2013
According to the majority of economists in a recent USA Today survey, the U.S. economy and job opportunities will pick up later this year as business activity ensues. This is expected to more than offset the federal government cutbacks. The median estimates of 46 economists predict that after a slow start in 2013. The economy... 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 »

All I Want for Christmas is a Job!: Tips for Job Hunting During the Holidays

All I Want for Christmas is a Job!: Tips for Job Hunting During the Holidays
With the Holiday season in full gear and year end accounting for most firms; it is a busy time for companies. When you are looking for a job this time of year it can either work against you or in your favor, depending on how you handle the job seeking process. You can count on... Read more »
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The Importance of a Great Résumé

The Importance of a Great Résumé
  Having been retained by a company to find them some great sales people, I have been on the receiving end of some poorly composed résumés. I have seen many versions of résumés from a chronological format to a skill based, to a cluttered first page filled with too much information and others that have... 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 »

Can Using Your “Like” button on Facebook Get You Fired?

Can Using Your “Like” button on Facebook Get You Fired?
The number of cases reported by the NLRB (National Relations Labor Board), a federal agency that brings labor-related complaints on behalf of workers, has seen the number of cases involving social media skyrocket from zero to more than 100 cases over the past five years! Clearly, monitoring and creating legislation for the use of and... Read more »
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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 »