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How to Keep a Job – Keep Thinking Off the Job

Are you wondering how to keep a job? Regardless of the economic times, hanging onto your job is important – finding another source of income can be very inconvenient as well as challenging. One of the biggest challenges is finding a job when you don’t have one. Having a job...
Posted On 15 May 2012

How to Find a Job – One That’s Yours to Lose

Many of us want to know how to find a job – any job, especially if we’re getting down to the bottom of our “peanut butter jar” and we need to replenish our savings. Regardless of our financial condition, there isn’t much sense in searching around for a job...
Posted On 02 Apr 2012

How to Keep a Job – Get Skilled Up as Talent is Always in Demand

Knowing how to keep a job is important for us all. Many of the unemployed probably wish they had known a thing or two about hanging onto their employment before they were fired for cause or dismissed as part of a staff reduction. Being at work might suck, but being without...
Posted On 20 Mar 2012

How a DUI Penalty Can Affect a Job Search

Most people are aware of the obvious penalties associated with being arrested on a charge of driving under the influence, including jail, fines, community service and loss of license. What many may not realize is the consequences it can have on someone’s career. For those...
Posted On 21 Feb 2012

Recession Proof Jobs – Utilities

There probably is no such thing as recession proof jobs, but there are several that I can think of that are about as close to recession proof as you can get. If you and your family are interested in steady work and insulation from economic ups and downs, then I have a suggestio...
Posted On 14 Feb 2012

Job Loss – Thinking About a Backup Plan?

With job loss statistics looking rather grim these days, perhaps it’s time to consider what kind of backup plan you might implement in the event that your primary source of employment goes belly up. It seems to me that too many people are counting on the job they have and...
Posted On 07 Feb 2012

Six Subtle Things That Can Help You in a Job Interview

Job interviews can be intimidating. Despite your best planning, you still could get caught off guard by questions or leave the interview feeling like you were not able to put your best foot forward. Everyone is ready to offer advice to job seekers about the interview process, but...
Posted On 31 Jan 2012

Job Interview Tips

Seldom are jobs offered unless there is an interview between individuals who have hiring authority (or those who advise hiring authorities) and the individual who is being considered for employment. Remember, the key to a successful job interview is to determine whether the job...
Posted On 23 Jan 2012

How to Find a Job – An Overview

If you’re wondering how to find a job, let’s explore some of the ways that it can be done. I’ll go into detail on each one of these techniques in separate articles, but for now, I just want to give you a feel for some of the things you should be thinking about. I know the...
Posted On 16 Jan 2012

Post-Grad Guide– Writing Your First Resume

Sometimes it seems like you can’t go a day without reading a new article about how recent college graduates have absolutely no chance of finding a job in today’s economy. Trust me, I graduated from a liberal arts college this June with a degree in Creative Writing and no...
Posted On 10 Jan 2012

Post-Grad Guide– Writing Your First Cover Letter

A cover letter is your first impression on a potential employer. A good cover letter will have them scanning your resume with interest, while a bad cover letter could get your application tossed in the trash before page two. Writing a cover letter can feel daunting for a new...
Posted On 03 Jan 2012

How To Perform Effectively In A Job Interview

Step 1: Dress for Success. Bottom line, you can never be overdressed for a job interview. Unless you hear otherwise, plan on wearing a business suit. Men, wear a tie. Whatever you wear, make sure you will be comfortable in it during the interview, and make sure it’s not...
Posted On 08 Jun 2011