Archive | March, 2011

Do You Need a Career Coach?

In her article for Psychology Today, Katharine Brooks, Ed.D. gives readers advice to help determine if they should hire a career coach. Below is an excerpt from Brooks’ article, Do You Need a Career Coach? Read Full Article According to the International Coach Federation, this week is International Coaching Week designated as a time for coaches to […]

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The Rise of the Smoke-Free Workplace

Rachel Emma Silverman explores the rise of tobacco-free hiring in her article for the Wall Street Journal, Smoker? No Job for You! Below is a excerpt for Silverman’s article. Read Full Article A growing number of hospitals and other companies have adopted policies allowing them to turn down smokers as job applicants, the New York […]

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The Truth About Job References

In her article for U.S. News and World Report, Alison Green reports 8 Things You Should Know About Job References. Green explains details about reference checks including: Employers don’t always stick to the references on the list you gave them. References are often highly subjective and opinionated. You can find out what kind of reference […]

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More Hiring on the Horizon

Could there be a positive hiring trend in 2011? In her article for The New York Times, A Sign of Hope for More Hiring, Phyllis Korkki reports an increase in job listings to online job boards including Simply Hired and Indeed. Below is an excerpt from Korkki’s article. Read full Article WILL businesses ever start hiring […]

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