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The Path of Least Resistance


I spend a bit of time on airplanes. So, I was surprised by what I observed on a regional jet.

Sweeping Up Worms


With the opening of a new venture and numerous reporters arriving in an hour, it felt like one of those "chickens with heads off" days. We were close, but not ready.

How to Deal With Workplace Inflexibility


You've been a model employee: responsible, industrious, creative and productive. You've gone the extra mile time and again, with a smile.

Seminars: Why Are They Popular, and What Advantages/Disadvantages Are There to Attending One?


Seminars dealing with "special topics" have actually been around for decades, and are an older form of marketing and information exchanges, that have seen quite a resurgence of interest in the past ten years.Seminars are simply a group of people coming together for the discussion and learning of specific techniques and topics.

Offer Letter Limbo


Recently we concluded the placement of a Senior Sales Representative for a publicly traded company. The role was ripe with potential as the company products were being widely embraced by current and new customers.

The Big Mo : Momentum and the Hiring Process


Momentum as defined by Webster's is: strength or force gained by motion or through the development of events. For our purposes, the interview process is a "development of events".

Job Search: Time Management


There is an old adage that "Looking for a job is harder than working." How true! The rigors of job search are magnified by the turmoil we experience: lack of self-confidence, humiliation, financial pressure, and the undercurrent of emotions that color all we do: fear, anger, depression, anxiety, loss.

Personal Contacts: The Key to Successful Networking


When the word "networking" is used, we tend to think of upwardly mobile college graduates with a bursting day timer in hand chatting up the competition at business meetings, conventions, or workshops. The average blue/pink/white collar worker disconnects, feeling that they could never be that pushy, don't know enough people to even start the attempt, and that the method only works in competitive business environments.

Job Hunting Tips: Accepting Judgment


Applying for work is stressful, no matter the circumstances. Even if you are already working, and merely looking to see what else is out there, you still want to be offered the position.

Overwhelmed and Overworked: The Myth of American Productivity


Employment finally seemed back on track during the first few months of 2004. Politicians crowed that "Our tax cuts are working.

Unemployment Blues: Staying Afloat


The unemployment checks are running out and there is no potential job in sight. The wolf is knocking at the door and you need to survive.

Job Hunting Tips: Assessing Personal Value


A week out of work is a vacation. You can sleep late in the morning, revel in your newly found free time, shop when the stores are empty, and get around to those chores you have been putting off for too long.

Job Hunting Tips: Taking Care of Yourself


Looking for work is generally a miserable undertaking. No matter how much education and experience you have, you are in a powerless and vulnerable position.

Are You Bored By What You Do?


Is your working life in the doldrums? Do you feel stuck in a rut? Uncertain about the future? Depressed by what you can see ahead? Still looking for a job that will fully engage your interest?If so, you're like millions of others who face each working week more with resignation than excitement. It's not that things are bad.

Working with Recruiters: 5 Critical Words for Candidates


As professional recruiters working both retained and contingency search assignments, we spend a significant part of our effort preparing both the candidate and the client employer for prospective interviews. Preparing each side to meet and interact removes much of the predisposed tension that is inherent to the interview process on both sides.

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Applicants blow off interviews. New hires turn into no-shows. Workers leave one evening and never return.


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College is among the best investments anyone can make. It's not clear, though, why so many seemingly credible places keep asking whether it's "worth it."


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LinkedIn just published its U.S. Emerging Jobs Report for 2018, measuring the fastest growing jobs and skills nationwide. Banking off an economic boom, the ...


The Mom Project, a job site for moms returning to work, nabs $8M from Initialized and more  TechCrunch

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NFL jobs forum opens minds of Morgan State, Coppin State students to opportunities beyond playing field  Baltimore Sun

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5 of the biggest workplace trends to watch in 2019  CNBC

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A Precarious Existence: How Retirees Are Financially Faring in Retirement  BioSpace

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Student mentors create HOPE for troubled teens  IUK Newsroom

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The Best States For Business 2018: North Carolina Leads The Way  Forbes

Low business costs and a highly-educated labor supply propel the Tar Heel State to the top of Forbes' 13th annual look at the business climates of the 50 states.


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The Fastest Growing Careers In Alabama  University Magazine

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Careers & Opportunities | Human Resources  Baylor University

Consistently ranked as one of the nation's “Great Colleges to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education, Baylor is a rewarding place to build a career.


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Your College Major Does Not Define Your Career | Applying for a Job  U.S. News & World Report

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Employment trends: 20 jobs that are now dominated by women  USA TODAY

In 2000, women held approximately 40.5 percent of all jobs in the United States. That number increased to 43.1 percent in 2016.


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Can People with Disabilities Use Your Careers Website?  SHRM

Design barriers might be closing off your access to this talent pool and opening employers up to legal liability.


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Changes in total employment in 381 metro areas were reviewed from August 2013 to August 2018 to identify cities adding the most jobs in every state.


These are the jobs with the best – and the worst – job security  USA TODAY

While much of the U.S. workforce has an easier time finding a job than they did nine years ago, there are dozens of jobs with high unemployment rates.


UK gig economy plans bet on power of small changes  Financial Times

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Boost your insider knowledge, use the right keywords when searching for jobs and network with a specific purpose in mind to find the right roles.


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How to Beat Age Discrimination in Hiring Practices  U.S. News & World Report

Demonstrate your work stability over time, learn new technologies, use your age to your advantage and other tips.


Follow the dollar signs: 12 jobs with the highest starting salary  USA TODAY

Want to start off making some serious bucks? Here are 12 positions with strong starting salaries that'll make your entry into the working world far more lucrative.


4 Reasons To Consider A Temp Job Or Contract Job  Forbes Now

If you're looking for work, this career expert says, it may pay to look into a temp job or a contract job. Here's why and how to find one.


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The 25 highest-paying jobs in America  CNBC

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Center for Career & Professional Development  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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With the jobless rate about as low as it ever gets, unemployed workers might wonder what's wrong with them.


Marijuana Employment: Is The Budtender Position A Dead End Job?  Forbes

Becoming a Budtender at a legal cannabis dispensary carries a certain level of prestige. But is this position the next dead-end job?


Suspect Your Job Is Pointless? You May Be Right.  U.S. News & World Report

Advice about how to find a meaningful job that makes you happy instead of a pointless job that makes you bored at work.


Why (and How) You Should Be Exploring Your Career Options This Year  U.S. News & World Report

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A modern workforce needs a new take on careers  Quartz at Work

When American children are quite young, they're asked repeatedly by their parents, schoolteachers, and other adults what they want to be when they grow up.


5 New LinkedIn Features to Boost Your Career | On Careers  U.S. News & World Report

If you're job searching or networking, make sure you're taking full advantage of LinkedIn's new features and functions, such as "Find Nearby" and giving kudos.


5 College Seniors Share Their Job-Hunting Stories | Applying for a Job  U.S. News & World Report

College seniors figure out how to get a first job after graduation.


Cisco ranks No. 8, SAS No. 10 among 'World's Best Workplaces'  WRAL Tech Wire

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How to Cope With a Prolonged Job Search  U.S. News & World Report

Manage your emotions, stick to a routine, find a temporary part-time job and other tips.


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