Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Follow Us

Job Hunt

How to do a job search, savvy networking, resume and interview tips, salary negotiations, and more.

U.S. Recovery Not What It Seems

The recovery from the financial crisis that began three years ago has been slow and painful, but the country has seen a number of promising indicators in recent months. Writing for Bloomberg, Alan Tonelson of the U.S. Business and Industry Council contends these signs of recovery might be overstated, however. Reports from the Bureau of […]

Career coach advises college students to register with LinkedIn

Popular professional networking website LinkedIn is a perfectly suitable resource for the unexperienced, green-behind-the-ears job hunter. In other words, college students can capitalize on use of the growing network, according to the column of a career coach that was printed on U.S. News & World Report. Though some users with minimal experience might be disinclined […]

Bright outlook to greet freshly graduated job hunters

Bright-eyed, bushy-tailed college grads eager to start their careers have some good news as they hunt for their opportunity to break into the workforce at the entry level. CNN reports employers are preparing to hire 19 percent more newly graduated college students this year as compared to figures from 2010, according to the National Association […]

Report: Best Labor Market For College Graduates Since 2008

The U.S. labor market has struggled to emerge from the depths of the recession, but college graduates this year have some good news to cheer, according to a recently published report. Bloomberg reports that the class of 2011 is enjoying the best job market for new graduates since the 2008 financial crisis took hold. The […]

Survey: 83 Percent of Startups Plan to Hire in 2011 – Though Worries Remain Over Regulation, Lending

Though the U.S. job market has been slow to recover from the recession, the unemployment rate has fallen to 8.8 percent from 9.8 percent in November, and there has been sustained growth over the past five months. In a jolt of good news for those looking for work, a new survey released this week showed […]

YouTube Plans to Grow Employee Pool by 30 Percent in 2011

Next time you’re wasting hours on YouTube, watching some video featuring a pet cat doing something weird or a little kid being exploited by his father for the sake of a laugh, you should probably reassess what you’re doing. After you’re done, you should consider applying for a job at the Google-owned company. YouTube, the […]

Invest in becoming a CPA? Leading indicators say it’s the smart way to go.

You’re already spending an enormous amount of time, money, and energy on your education. Should you really invest even more of those valuable resources in becoming a CPA? Yes, without a doubt and especially now, according to the US Department of Labor. For starters, the Department’s Occupational Outlook Handbook 2010-11 says that accountants in general […]

As You Move, Consider Your Commuting Costs

When planning a move, the number of considerations you need to make can feel overwhelming. Renting or purchasing, monthly costs, utilities, roommates, furnishings, even neighbors – all of these play a role. But the old rule of realtors remains the most important: Location, location, location. It’s more than just a nice view or a neighborhood […]

Walmart Offering Employee Degree Program

Having a higher education can help boost a person’s personal finances and earning potential, while also giving them a leg up in their careers. Recently, Walmart announced it is offering its workers the chance to use their experience toward earning a degree from American Public University through the Lifelong Learning Program. Depending on the lessons […]

Text, Tweet, Blog and Surf Your Way To a New Job

This year give yourself the gift of a new job!