Careers & Employment Information

Careers & Employment Information

Do More than Expected to Get Ahead

One of the best things you can do to increase your career advancement opportunities where you work is to do more than expected.It's often not enough to just do a fine job and expect promotions now and then based on longevity.

Tips for Requesting a Raise

You probably think you deserve a raise. But does your boss think so?Here's how to go about convincing your boss that you're really worth more than you're being paid.

Why You Should Never Complain About Former Bosses

You're at a job interview. You're doing great, answering questions left and right.

17 Surefire Ways to Annoy Potential Employers

Despite the President's encouraging words, the job market is still in sorry shape. There are more job seekers than job openings, so do NOT make things harder on yourself by doing any of the things on this list! Never, ever do these!Apply for jobs you are not qualified for.

Ask Me No Questions, Ill Tell You No Lies

If only there were no questions involved in getting a job!If you've been following NBC's "The Apprentice," you know who Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth is. She's had the honor of being fired by Donald Trump (and others, according to "People" magazine).

If Youre Fired, Will Past Employers Keep Your Secret?

Despite what some job seekers think, it is not illegal for former employers to tell reference checkers that you were fired. They can say anything they want as long as it's true.

Youre Fired Isnt The Finale

According to the U.S.

20 Powerful Tips For Advancing Your Career

You don't want to stay in your current position forever..

References: Choose Wisely

Sophisticated job seekers know and understand that sometime during the interview and hiring process you will be asked to supply references. With this in mind, here are five concepts to focus on in developing your reference list.

Hiring Managers: Preventing "Fall-Off's" and Counter Offers

"Bill, thanks so much for your assistance with this search. We're very happy that Robert has accepted the position.

Resume Posting: Tips for Jobseekers

Recruiting firms, like most businesses today, must embrace technology in order to prosper. Part of modern recruiting is understanding the value and benefit of internet job boards.

How To Resign Gracefully

Once a new job has been accepted, you need to consider the timing of your resignation. Since two weeks' notice is considered the norm, make sure your resignation properly coincides with your start date at the new company.

Avoiding Tire Kickers as Job Seekers

With the economy heating up and employment prospects opening up after years of dormancy, it is more critical than ever for employers to understand that unfortunately, career "tire kickers" still exist in the marketplace. Demand for quality talent, especially at the senior executive level, still outweighs supply.

What Everybody Ought To Know About How To Change Their Career or Profession and Still Survive...

Dr. Denis Waitley, trainer of leaders, including Super Bowl and Olympic athletes, Apollo astronauts, and Fortune 500 executives, is the most listened to voice on personal and career achievement and the author of the all-time best-seller, The Psychology of Winning claims that the 21st century is unlike anything we could have imaged.

About Your Work

I like Simon, one of three judges on American Idol. I find his feedback refreshingly honest.

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Productivity boost? Robots break new ground in the construction industry
Robots have moved into factories, warehouses, stores and even our homes. Now they're heading to a construction site near you. Tech startups are developing self-driving bulldozers, drones to inspect work sites and robot bricklayers. (March 19) AP ...

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Workplace trends: Workers over 50 find themselves suddenly in a hot job market
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Introverts take note: 9 jobs for people who don't like people
Aside from higher pay, most of the top 5 appear to have average amounts of stress and a fairly average work-life balance. Veuer's Elizabeth Keatinge (@elizkeatinge) has more. Buzz60. Some people thrive on human interaction, but this certainly isn't ...


Bill Gates: People with these skills will have success in future job ...
Bill Gates concludes that people with three backgrounds will be the most in-demand from here on out: science, engineering and economics.

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CBS News

New DACA bill proposed by Republicans
CBS News
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Here's how Americans feel about robots taking their jobs - USA Today
Automation is here and it's going to accelerate, but many workers aren't ready for the new reality.

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Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Auditor goes step beyond overseeing numbers
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
While the word “audit” can have negative connotations, Daniel Brady, an auditor at The Bonadio Group in Bushnell's Basin, has a different perspective. He meets annually with professional clients throughout Western New York to make sure their financial ...


Will your job be automated? 70% of Americans say no
A new report from Paysa suggests automation jobs will put 10,000 people to work, and big companies will spend $650 million on annual salaries to make it happen. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more. Buzz60. robot-workers_u8AoaSS_large.jpg. Automation ...
Automation in Everyday LifePew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project

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Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Hot Jobs: High demand for training and development specialists
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
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