Archive | May, 2011

How to Quit Your Job: Resigning with Class

Thinking about quiting your job? Check out this video from Workopolis on How to Quit Your Job: Resigning with Class  

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Oddball Interview Questions for Interns

Looking for an internship? Jacquelyn Smith prepares readers for the interview process in her Forbes.com article, Oddball Interview Questions for Interns. Below is an excerpt from Smith article. Read Full Article Those looking to land an internship may prepare for common interview questions like “What are your strengths?” or “What are your weaknesses,” but intern candidates […]

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Where Jobs Are Booming

In his article for CNNMoney, Chris Isidore highlights, Where Jobs are Booming. Below is an excerpt from Isidore’s article. Read Full Article While the overall job market was crippled by the effects of the Great Recession, some sectors never stopped hiring. A CNNMoney analysis of the more than 140 sectors tracked in the Labor Department’s survey […]

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Secrets to Passing the Reference Check

Who should you choose as a reference? Joanna Boydak from LiveCareer has a few Secrets to Passing the Reference Check. Read an excerpt from Boydak’s article below. Read Full Article Would you be excited to eat at a restaurant that has a mediocre review? An unenthusiastic reference may hurt more than help, so choose your references […]

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Looking For Jobs? These Industries Are Hiring

What Industries are Hiring? Watch this WSJ MarketWatch Video, Looking for Jobs? These Industries are Hiring    

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How to Market Your Skills in Your Job Search

Want to know how to sell your job skills to employers? Learn how with Curt Rosengren’s U.S. News and World Report article, How to Market Your Skills in Your Job Search. Read an excerpt of Rosengren’s article below. Read Full Article If you‘ve ever looked for a job, you’ve probably seen skills checklists, ones that […]

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The Do-It-Yourself Summer Job

Have a teenager looking for summer work? Check out this Wall Street Journal article from Sue Shellenbarger, The Do-It-Yourself Summer Job. Below is an excerpt from Shellenbarger’s article. Read Full Article With many towns, cities and business leaders counting on small businesses to strengthen the economy, teaching your kids entrepreneurial skills seems like a good bet. The […]

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How to Follow Up After a Job Interview

Check out this In Pictures slide show from Forbes Magazine, How to Follow Up After a Job Interview Advice from this slide show: Send an e-mail, not a handwritten note. Late is better than never Focus on the interviewer Even if you blew the interview, do follow up View full slide show

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Want the Job? Get a Sponsor

In her article for Forbes.com, Want the Job? Get a Sponser, Colette Martin explains what a sponsor is and how they can impact your job search. Below is an excerpt of Martin’s article. Read Full Article For the past two decades we’ve heard a lot about mentoring. Having a mentor – someone to guide you […]

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