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Resurrecting Your Career – Lessons From the Great Fire

Has your career been decimated by the recession? Are you sitting tight and waiting for the recession to end, in the hope that everything will return back to normal in a few months? Could you be waiting in vain? For those who are prepared to ‘go with it’ and look elsewhere for their new career – what signs would help you stay hopeful? Could you be reassured by a history lesson?

Job Seekers and Employers Losing the Battle – Square-Pegged Workers in a Round-Holed Workplace

Job Seekers, I’ve got news for you: your skills are outdated, your experience doesn’t apply and you don’t fit the company culture: welcome to the current state-of-affairs in job search. Don’t worry employers, I’ve got news for you too: your standards are too high, the time and expense you spend in recruiting is too great and you are looking for talent that doesn’t exist: welcome to the current state-of-affairs in talent acquisition.

Job Search Tip – Think & Act Like a Gourmet Chef

Last week, I had the chance to dine at a truly exquisite gourmet restaurant. Lucky for me, I didn’t have to pick up the check! The meal was more than delicious – it was forever memorable. The presentation, the pace, and of course, the food itself were all amazing. Suddenly, as I sat there, I realized what many job seekers are failing to do these days could be compared to cooking techniques. Let me explain…

Top HR Interview Question – “Tell Me About Yourself” Answered

This article explains how an interview candidate should answer the mostly asked question “Tell me about yourself.” This question is asked in almost all HR interviews. Asking this question starts the conversion between you and interviewer. So you should better be prepared with an answer. This question gives the interviewer a chance to know about the interviewee. Once you start talking about yourself, interviewer starts preparing his/her next question. So there are high chances that the next question that would be fired on you will be based on the answer of this question.

New Opportunities After Your Layoff

When people get laid off, it is often a very difficult time. Many times they don’t know what to do with their time, or tend to panic and grab at any job that they can get.

Great Summer Job Ideas For Teens

Summer is here. Some teens are out there actively looking for jobs that suit them. Or are they? When I look at typical jobs for teens today, such as working at a fast food restaurant, I think there must be a better way for kids to make money. Other teens are thinking about relaxing and just having fun. As a parent you may be wondering, “Who is going to pay for that summer fun?” Maybe there is a happy medium. A part-time summer job is a good solution because it allows teens to have fun and earn the money to pay for that fun.

Pay Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain

In the Wizard of Oz, people who have requests must ask a big, intimidating, talking head. Does this remind you of asking for a raise, a bonus or a promotion?

Jobs For May Grads 2009 – Do They Exist?

May grads 2009 are scared of entering a work force during a recession. There are employment options for May grads this year, if they are willing.

What Do I Need to Do to Obtain an MBA Internship?

The internship period is your chance to get a grip of hands on activities related to your course that would help you decide if you should or should not pursue this sector as your career path. How do you get on and about with an internship? Put your frustrations aside and read on.

Five Reasons to Study Forensic Accounting

Forensic accounting is the practice of utilizing accounting auditing and investigative skills to assist in legal matters to obtain an accurate result to establish the accountability for administrative proceeding. You may be wondering, why study forensic accounting?

Will You Break For the Holidays?

Many faiths observe various kinds of celebrations throughout the year, and this means that you need to make decisions as to whether or not you will take time off. There are pros and cons to consider when making this choice.

How You Survive Joblessness is Up to You

Henry Ford said, “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re absolutely right.” There are many alarmists out there today, buried in a sea of negativity, and echoing every confirmation that we are in a depression with no escape. How you will survive in these tough times, whether jobless or in a reduced earning capacity, is entirely up to you.

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