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Careers & Employment Information

What Me? Lie On My Resume? Who Will Know?

The temptation to lie on a resume is great! How can it hurt if I stretch the truth a bit? Employers see lots of resumes. How are they going to know who lies and who doesn't?Whoa! Let's stop a minute and reflect on what lies can REALLY do on a resume.

The Interview - A Few Tips for Making a Great First Impression

Searching for employment is one of the most nerve-racking activities to engage in. As if the direct need for income is not stressful enough, the process of writing a résumé, networking in your industry, and applying for jobs can leave anyone shaking in their tracks.

Rich Career, Poor Career

What makes for a rich career? It is more than just the salary and benefits. A rich career is one that suits your talents and provides an opportunity to make a meaningful contribution, as well as one that provides the right compensation.

Job Interviews -- The Real Reasons Why You Need to Follow Up

Effective follow-up after a job interview is often a key reason why someone gets a job, even though there are other equally qualified candidates. Many candidates treat follow up as an optional add-on to their job search.

Job Interviews -- How to Follow Up Effectively

Getting a job is not just about your performance in an interview. The post-interview follow up you do has a critical role in a successful job hunt.

Job Search Advice for Desperate Job Seekers

Another morning of job hunting lies ahead of you. You pour a cup of coffee and open the paper to the employment section.

It is Still Possible to be Upwardly Mobile in America!

Yes, it's still possible to be upwardly mobile in America: it's called a career in sales.Sales jobs come in all shapes and sizes.

Cracking the Connection Code: Networking for the Introverted

We've all heard it before: "Just get out there and network!" If it was that easy, we would already be doing it. So why is it so hard? Well, you're an introvert, aren't you? Enough said.

How to Change Careers and Still Pay the Bills - 5 Key Steps

Studies show that more than 50% of people are unhappy in their jobs yet few will actually make a career change in 2005. Why? Most people let fear stop them yet successful career changers know that fear is simply a sign that you are headed in the right direction!Follow the 5 key steps that successful career changers actually take to overcome their fears and make a sustainable change.

Have Enough Money to Change Careers - Five Key Steps

At every talk I give, I ask the audience to tell me the reasons why people don't change careers. The most common answer given each time is "lack of money.

Lost Your Job? Ten Ways to Bounce Back!

Whether you've been right-sized, downsized, underutilized, or just plain fired, looking for work is a life-changing experience that rocks your world. Regain your equilibrium with these ten strategies and get back to being your best.

Seven Ways to Stand Out in a Sea of Applicants

Is your résumé getting lost in a flood of résumés? Are you certain you could demonstrate your value to potential employers, if you could just get in front of them? Do you want to dramatically increase your chances of getting a follow-up call from employers? Bait your job-search hook with these seven tips and you'll catch a whale of a good job.1.

Invest in Your Career Change--Put Your Money Where Your Dream Is

You say you want a new career, you say you want to start your own business, you say you'd love to be a freelance writer and travel more but are you serious? Can I really believe you? Are you investing in your dream?When you want something badly enough, you're willing to work hard, make sacrifices, and invest in your dream.Most people who've made a career change didn't have lots of money from which to draw.

Make Your Résumé Sizzle with Success Stories

In today's competitive job market you can't afford a résumé that fizzles. Power up your résumé with solid success stories.

10 Keys to Getting Paid What You're Worth!

Asking for money is so taboo in our culture that most of us shake in our shoes when we think about negotiating salary. It conjures up our insecurities about not being good enough, not knowing enough, or not being considered valuable enough.

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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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Great compensation: The top 15 companies for pay and benefits
Three Square Market is implanting workers with microchips so they can buy items from vending machines, open doors and log onto computers. Buzz60. AP RETAIL SALES F A USA CA. A Costco employee cooks chicken at Costco in Mountain View, Calif., Wednesday ...


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
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Last Updated Sep 25, 2017 4:02 PM EDT. Republican Senators Thom Tillis, James Lankford and Orrin Hatch unveiled their latest immigration reform effort, a first step toward fixing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program which the Trump ...
Republicans' new immigration bill is so ridiculous that it could take 15 years to become a citizenThinkProgress
SUCCEED Act Aims To Give DACA Recipients A Path To CitizenshipWFMY News 2
North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis files new legislation on 'Dreamers' futureWTVD-TV
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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
TIPS ON FINDING YOUR NEXT JOB Going to a job fair? How to be ready | 0:47. Here are some tips on how to shine at a job fair. Sarah Taddeo. 1 of 4. Skip in Skip. x. Embed. x. Share. CLOSE. TIPS ON FINDING YOUR NEXT JOB Don't let these tricky interview ...

5 employment law issues to watch out for this year
From GDPR to gender gaps, Peninsula's Alan Hickey talks us through what businesses and HR professionals need to watch out for when it comes to employment law. From high-profile decisions on retirement and managing disabilities in the workplace, to ...

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