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How to Evaluate Job Offers and Zoom In On the Right Opportunity for You


You've been successful in your job hunt and have received a job offer. Maybe you received more than one offer.

Evaluating Job Offers -- Eleven Warning Signs You Must Watch Out For


Moving into a new job always involves some degree of uncertainty. You should do your best to find out all you can about a prospective employer, starting right from the pre-interview stage.

Negotiate Better Job Offers with This Twelve-Point Checklist


You've been through an employer's interview process successfully and have now been extended a job offer. And you think the offer could be better.

The Power to Succeed


It's amazing how we fool ourselves..

Job Search Secret #1


The job search secret that is so powerful it will blow your socks off is simple - if you think you want or need a Career Change all you have to do is understand this Job Search Secret:It's simple - Change your Thinking.When you're looking for the new job or career move it's easy to think that 'they' hold all the cards.

Retirement: Is It A Career Change Option?


Retirement might be the answer when you ask yourself "why do I want to make a career change" and you decide that what you actually want is not so much a career change as to stop what you've been doing altogether.This may be a good choice for some - those who can afford it - but not necessarily the right choice for all.

Working In Iraq: Is It For You?


The US Army Corp of Engineers and numerous private companies are still looking for people to help rebuild Iraq's infrastructure. In fact, one Web site reports that there are currently 60,000 jobs available in Iraq for US citizens.

Tales From the Corporate Frontlines: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow


This article relates to the Job Security competency, commonly evaluated in employee satisfaction surveys. After a large scale cut in personnel, this particular group of employees needed some extra support.

Ebook Review: Winning a Job is Easier with Job Secrets Revealed


IntroductionThere are literally thousands, if not tens of thousands of books about writing resumes and job application letters. Why should Brierty's be any different? Well, Brierty came from a copywriting background - sales and marketing.

How To Effectively Present All Of Your IT Skills


Effectively present all of your IT skills with the IT Technical Skills Summary - an exceptionally powerful document that should form part of every resume submitted.The IT Technical Skills Summary ensures that every IT skill you have acquired - computer software, computer hardware, applications software, and so on, will be indexed in resume databases or viewed by hiring managers or recruiters.

Workplace 911


I've watched a few episodes of Nanny 911 and with the chaos, out of control children and seemingly irreparable behavior, it strikes me as a precursor to Workplace 911. No, not a new reality TV show, but everyday workplace problems.

From Cleaning Lady to Entrepreneur: How Your Cleaning Business can Benefit from the Images


Many people never consider entering the cleaning business because of the images it has."Be a janitor (or cleaning lady or maid)? Me? That's too demeaning!" is a common reaction.

How To Power Negotiate Your Next Bonus


A raise in your base salary is a permanent source of increased income. However, to increase your take home pay, you can also negotiate performance bonuses on specific projects, activities, or time frames.

Finding Employees For Insurance Industry Jobs


Finding the right employee for any job opening can be a challenge to say the least, and this is no truer than in the insurance industry. With considerations ranging from experience and education to their personal skills, the decisions faced by recruiters and employers can be of critical importance.

Seeking A New Job While Currently Employed : Tiptoeing Through the Minefield


So, you currently have a job but you are looking for something a little better. You are getting tired, uptight, and maybe just a little stressed out.

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Mine your mind for the data to drive your career  Science Magazine

In this installment of Your Unicorn Career, our columnist explains how collecting data about yourself is key for career planning and development.


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UK Dedicated to Preparing Liberal Studies Students for Future Careers  UKNow

Jeff Rice, chair of the Department of Writing, Rhetoric and Digital Studies, says that imparting students with academic knowledge for its own sake is not the sole ...


Are You the Target of Workplace Discrimination? This Startup Wants to Help  Fortune

Simone founders Ariella Steinhorn and Mary Rinaldi want to provide resources and contacts to individuals in crisis in the workplace.


In a first, U.S. private sector employs nearly as many Ph.D.s as schools do  Science Magazine

The job market for U.S. science and engineering Ph.D.s is about to pass a long-anticipated milestone. For decades, educational institutions have been the ...


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Ranked among America's top universities by The Princeton Review, St. John's University educates leaders for today's global society through quality academics, ...


Allow me to tell you how awesome you are  Science Magazine

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For Gov. Wolf, workforce development means education  Reading Eagle

The administration spends millions on projects such as training teachers how to teach preschool kids computer science and STEM skills.


Millennials Keep Quitting Their Jobs―But They Don't Want To  Utah Business

Your employees are searching for meaning in their careers, and if they don't find it with you they'll continue their quest elsewhere. Here's how to appeal to the ...


Career extravaganza showcases technical courses, opportunities  Millard County Chronicle Progress

Careers in the business and technical worlds were on display for students and parents during Delta Technical Center's Career and Technical Education ...


Facebook discrimination case: network settles civil rights lawsuits  Vox.com

Facebook will overhaul its advertising tool as part of a legal settlement with civil rights groups.


Career Services  St John's University News

University Career Services provides programs and services that create opportunities for students, alumni, faculty and employers to engage in mutually beneficial ...


JPMorgan's $600 million in grants for career education and community colleges  Inside Higher Ed

Financial firm rolls out $350 million for career education programs in high-demand fields, following a previous $250 million in similar grants.


More older women are returning to work, rebuilding savings and a professional identity  USA TODAY

The best job market in half a century has been a boon for older women going back to work, typically after raising kids for nearly 20 years.


With employment authorization in limbo, H-4 and H-1B visa holders eye uncertain future  NBCNews.com

An Obama era rule allows the spouses of certain H-1B visa holders, who come to the U.S. on an H-4 visa, an "EAD" or employment authorization document.


Women in UK hold 70 percent of jobs at risk of automation - ONS  Reuters UK

Women in Britain are much more likely than men to be working in jobs that are threatened by the advance of technology, the country's statistics office said on ...


Workism Is Making Americans Miserable  The Atlantic

For the college-educated elite, work has morphed into a religious identity—promising transcendence and community, but failing to deliver.


How Managers Can Best Support a Gig Workforce  MIT Sloan

To help contingent workers in the new digital workforce, managers can take three important steps.


Douglas Todd: Offspring of Chinese and South Asian immigrants reaping high-skilled jobs  Vancouver Sun

The study's surprising, mixed results may cause some public-policy makers to re-think their traditional understanding of employment equity.


How brokers' big bonuses can lead to ruin  Star Tribune

After 26 years helping his clients try to get rich, Indiana securities broker James Madden thought it was his turn to make a lot of money when a recruiter from ...


6 Ways British Businesses Can Survive The Labor Shortage Caused By Brexit  Forbes

With Brexit potentially just around the corner, the UK already is facing a labor shortage. British businesses will have to work harder to find and retain excellent ...


Employment Statistics  Tuck School

Tuck graduates continue to enjoy great career success, with employment levels and compensation rates for Tuck's class of 2018 at or near the highest of those ...


Here are the 85+ startups that launched at YC’s W19 Demo Day 1  TechCrunch

With over 200 companies, the Winter 2019 class is by far YC's largest yet. Meanwhile, the incubator prepares to shift its headquarters from Mountain View to San ...


11 best retirement plans in 2019  Bankrate.com

To have the best retirement, it's wise to create a plan early in life — or right now if you haven't yet done so. By diverting a portion of your paycheck into a ...


What Job Hunters Should Expect in 2019 | On Careers  U.S. News & World Report

If you're looking for a job in 2019, learn about applicant tracking systems, networking, LinkedIn best practices and how to figure out your market value.


Racial profiling harms science  Science Magazine

On behalf of the Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America (SCBA), the Chinese American Hematologist and Oncologist Network (CAHON), and the Chinese ...


2019 Job Outlook for Workers | Applying for a Job | US  U.S. News & World Report

The 2019 job outlook for workers promises higher salaries, better company benefits and stricter harassment policies, thanks to the #MeToo movement.


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.


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.


Careers, employment opportunities for Desert Oasis HS students  KLAS-TV

Jump starting your career” was the course subject Monday for many students at Desert Oasis High School in the south part of the valley.


If We are to Help Students Work Toward 21st Century Careers, We Need to Enlist the Private Sector | Opinion  Newsweek

Our educational system is not set up to provide students with enough opportunities to learn the skills a 21st-century economy demands.


When Ph.D. stands for Problematic Hiring Detriment  Science Magazine

Our columnist investigates how having a Ph.D. can hurt your job search.


The Old Daytime-Drinking, Sexual-Harassing Ways Are Thriving at Lloyd's  Bloomberg

The 330-year-old London insurance market is the most archaic corner left in global finance.


Burned-Out Millennials Need Careers, Not Just Jobs  Bloomberg

At a time when lots of attention is being paid to inequality, poverty and the travails of the working class, it might seem callous to worry about the problems of the ...


Careers And Internships At VPR  Vermont Public Radio

Come work at Vermont Public Radio. Below is a list of open positions, including full-time, part-time and internships. Please apply today, and encourage.


Employment opportunities: Best US cities for job seekers in 2018  USA TODAY

According to a recent study, there are particular U.S. cities that are most benefiting from the current unemployment low. Here are the 10 best cities for job seekers ...


Why your social media could get in the way of getting a job  KABC-TV

Whether you're looking for a job or just looking to update your resume, your social media accounts can have a huge impact on your future employers.


Jobs outlook 2019: Seattle, state can expect ‘still-strong’ growth  Seattle Times

This is a very innovative workforce, and no one wants to miss the party,” says regional labor economist Anneliese Vance-Sherman.


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.


Job growth in the U.S.: Cities adding the most jobs in every state  USA TODAY

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.


For Veterans Seeking Jobs in North Carolina  NC Dept of Commerce

Our team at the Division of Workforce Solutions provides experienced help to veterans, transitioning *service* members, and eligible spouses seeking a job.


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

Wondering what you can do with a liberal arts major? There are no useless college majors. Find out how to make yours valuable by selling your skills.


US News Announces the 2019 Best Jobs | Press Room  U.S. News & World Report

Washington, D.C. – U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, today unveiled the 2019 Best Jobs. The rankings offer a ...


TulsaWorldJobs.com Career Fair  Tulsa World

We have multiple seminars to attend throughout the day moderated by experts in their fields. The seminars give attendees great information ranging from the ...


For new Ph.D. recipients, postgraduation employment numbers are on the rise  Science Magazine

Last year saw an uptick in the percentage of U.S. doctorate recipients who had firm employment plans postgraduation. That's one of many takeaways from the ...


Deaf And Unemployed: 1000+ Applications But Still No Full-Time Job  NPR

Despite technological advancements that allow deaf job seekers to communicate more easily with potential employers, applicants say they still face stigma that ...


Human Resources  JBU Athletics

Job Opportunities and Careers at JBU, Human Resources, Faculty, Staff, & Graduate Assistants, Careers.


How to Land an Entry-Level Job | Applying for a Job | US  U.S. News & World Report

Wondering what entry-level means when it comes to jobs? This article explains what level of experience you need for your first job.


HELP WANTED: This is who's hiring in Houston  KTRK-TV

Whether you're looking for full-time or part-time work, or you just want a career change, here's who is hiring in Houston.


Amazon says it will bring 50,000 jobs to its two new headquarters—here's how to land a job at the company  CNBC

Amazon says it will bring 50000 to its new New York and Virginia headquarters. CNBC Make It spoke with Sean Kelley, Amazon Worldwide Operations Talent ...


Predictions for the US chemistry job market in 2019  Chemical & Engineering News

With 2019 just around the corner, you might be wondering what the chemistry job market in the US will look like next year. If I knew, I wouldn't be working in the ...


5 hot new careers created by marijuana legalization  CNBC

The $8.5 billion U.S. marijuana industry is generating jobs at a faster rate than tech. By 2020 the industry is expected to create 250000 new jobs in a host of new ...


JCPenney hiring 350 employees in LA for back-to-school season  KABC-TV

JCPenney is preparing for back-to-school season with a hiring spree, and looking to fill 350 positions in the Los Angeles area.


These are the 13 best jobs to have in 2019, according to US News & World Report  CNBC

U.S. News & World Report analyzed U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data to determine which 100 jobs are hiring the most. It then looked across industries and ...


Jobs at Tulane  News from Tulane

Tulane is situated in one of the most amazing cities in the world. From scenic uptown neighborhoods to the historic downtown area, there are no shortages of ...


Not Ready to Retire? Find a Bridge Job or Second Career.  U.S. News & World Report

Phyllis Matsuura needed a new purpose. She was offered an early retirement package after 34 years in the electronics industry, but at age 57, she was not ready ...


Stanford MBA Class of 2018 Chose Careers Where They Could Make a Difference  Stanford Report

The MBA Class of 2018 broke records for salaries for the fourth consecutive year, yet their career choices were not about chasing the money.


This job challenge should scare older workers  CNBC

For workers in their 50s, the career trajectory to retirement can start to look less like a straight track and more like the lift hill of a roller coaster — just before a ...


How a Low Unemployment Rate May Affect your Job Search  U.S. News & World Report

If you're looking for a job now, you're in luck: It's a job seeker's market. In May 2018, the national unemployment rate was 3.8 percent – the lowest since 2000.


Manage Career Change Without Job Hopping | On Careers  U.S. News & World Report

The risk of job hopping is that workers seem unreliable. Before becoming a job hopper, consider factors such as salary, work-life balance and benefits.


Kohl's looking to hire 90,000 seasonal employees at locations across country  KABC-TV

Kohl's is looking to hire 90000 seasonal employees for the upcoming holidays and will host a hiring event on Oct. 20 at participating stores.


Nearly Three-Quarters of Harvard Grads Pursued For-Profit Jobs in 2018 | News  Harvard Crimson

Despite administrators' repeated entreaties, Harvard is still struggling to convince its graduates to go into public *service*. Seventy-two percent of Harvard ...


How Our Careers Affect Our Children  HBR.org Daily

What working parent hasn't felt guilty about missing soccer games and piano recitals? When there are last-minute schedule changes at work or required travel to ...


Cards Against Humanity hiring card writers for $40 an hour  KABC-TV

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Cards Against Humanity is looking for new writers - do you have what it takes? The popular and raunchy card game company is ...


Do Longer Maternity Leaves Hurt Women's Careers?  HBR.org Daily

Career or child care? It's an unfortunate dilemma faced by every working woman with a baby on the way. Should she take a lengthy maternity leave, knowing ...


From Curriculum to Career: Connecting Curriculum Outcomes to Future Careers  Faculty Focus

Strategies to help foster a connection between course material and professions, connecting curriculum outcomes to future careers.


If You’re Over 50, Chances Are the Decision to Leave a Job Won’t be Yours  ProPublica

A new data analysis by ProPublica and the Urban Institute shows more than half of older U.S. workers are pushed out of longtime jobs before they choose to ...


Why virtual career fairs are one of the easiest ways to land a top tech job  CNBC

With companies struggling to fill positions, the virtual job fair has become key to acquiring top talent across the globe, especially in the tech sector, an industry ...


Follow these 5 steps to future-proof your career  Fast Company

The majority of Americans believe automation and AI will displace a significant number of jobs; just not their own.


These are the deadliest jobs in America, study says  Atlanta Journal Constitution

On-the-job injuries are not uncommon. However, some careers may be more dangerous than others, according to a recent report.


Current job openings  Doctors Without Borders

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has exciting opportunities in our New York office for individuals who are passionate and dedicated to ...


The 25 highest-paying jobs in America  CNBC

Nearly 70 percent of job seekers today say that salary is a key factor when considering employment options, according to a recent survey from job-search site ...


15 Best Stay at Home Mom Jobs - How Moms Can Make Money From Home  WomansDay.com

Between feeding, bathing, and playing with your kids, it's hard to imagine adding another job to the mix. But we reached out to career experts to find out what the ...


The Truth About Entry-Level Jobs in Fashion  The Business of Fashion

Learn how to differentiate yourself in fashion's extremely competitive job market by taking BoF's online course: Build Your Dream Career. LONDON, United ...


Chemjobber on when and how to say no  Chemical & Engineering News

In the laboratory, reagents are often limitless. In fact, you're bound only by your imagination and your stir-plate space. But what about time? It's the most precious ...


Your next job interview could be with a robot  CNBC

Interviewing with a robot helped a pizza delivery guy bag a job as a San Francisco Bay software engineer.


Career Ladder: Jonathan Schroden  Chemical & Engineering News

Jonathan Schroden was raised in St. Cloud, Minnesota, with a teacher mother and a social worker father. “Growing up I was always interested in math, and I ...


MBA Career Paths  Yale School of Management

MBA graduates of the Yale School of Management go on to succeed in top positions across countless industries. The varied arcs of their careers, shaped by our ...


McDonald's Launches Career Advising Campaign for Employees  QSR magazine

Back in July, McDonald's U.S. chief people officer, Melissa Kersey, said the fast-food chain had the opportunity and leverage to play a pivotal role in the country's ...


Strong Job Skills Make Veterans Hot Hires | Applying for a Job | US  U.S. News & World Report

This Veterans Day, learn about companies hiring veterans, how to find a civilian job, how to explain military *service* to an employer and how to get hired as a ...


Chemjobber's mailbag  Chemical & Engineering News

For faculty hires, do departments typically send out rejection letters to all candidates or just those that received Skype/phone/in-person interviews? There isn't a ...


When your thesis adviser advises you to quit  Science Magazine

When our columnist asked readers whether this had happened to them, the stories came pouring in.


A Career Road Map for First-Generation Professionals | Applying for a Job | US  U.S. News & World Report

First-generation college students can become first-generation professionals by learning how to find a mentor, identifying role models and building support ...


Breaking Into the Weed Business: Everything You Need to Know  U.S. News & World Report

How to get a job selling marijuana and how to work in the cannabis industry.


How Companies Recruit in 2018 | On Careers  U.S. News & World Report

Recruiters are marketing corporate culture fit and hiring via text messages to attract workers in a tight labor market.


Switch Careers With Transferable Skills | On Careers  U.S. News & World Report

Wondering how to switch industries or how to change careers? Identify skills that transfer to different occupations.


5 Ways to Use Networking to Land Your Next Job  U.S. News & World Report

Informational interviews, connections and general networking can all help in finding a dream job or company.


19 Part-Time Retirement Jobs That Pay Well | Second Careers  U.S. News & World Report

Taking on a part-time retirement job doesn't have to mean low pay and uninteresting work. Many older workers perform important and essential jobs, while also ...


25 Highest-Paying Jobs That Don't Require a College Degree in 2018  TheStreet.com

Conventional wisdom says you need a college degree to earn a good paycheck. But often enough, conventional wisdom can be wrong, and that's the case with ...


A modern workforce needs a new take on careers  Quartz

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.


The Good News for Today's Job Seeker | On Careers | US News  U.S. News & World Report

The tide is beginning to turn for job seekers and employees. Since the Great Recession, job seekers have had difficulty landing a good-paying job, but it seems ...


This Veteran Seeks To Reinvent The Employment Ecosystem For Salaried Careers  Forbes Now

This veteran is working to reinvent the hiring process for skilled labor, especially in the growing tech sector. Working with formerly incarcerated, he's finding ...


These are the highest paying jobs you can get without a college degree  USA TODAY

Though a postsecondary education improves one's chances of finding a high-paying job, college enrollment has been declining in the United States in recent ...


A Tattoo Won't Hurt Your Job Prospects  Harvard Business Review

Michael T. French of the University of Miami and colleagues surveyed more than 2,000 people in the United States and found that those with tattoos were no less ...


Can You Afford to Change Your Career?  HBR.org Daily

Before you make a bold move, get your finances in order.


This Founder Believes You Can Accelerate Your Career Like A Startup  Forbes

College students searching for their first full-time job or a summer internship face difficulties in the recruitment process. Kevin Wu and Derrick Mar saw how ...


How Stepping Back (Or Even Down) Can Be Good For Your Career  Forbes

Today's workplace is fraught with challenges and opportunities. Here's one expert's advice on how to navigate the scene.


Guide To Your Job Search | Sponsored | The Crimson Brand Studio  Harvard Crimson

Many opportunities for both junior summer and post-graduation arise in September - don't miss out on all the programming that begins the first week of classes.


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