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Category Archives: Employment Trends

Combat Job Search Age Discrimination

I spoke with a colleague recently who had lost a spouse and was looking to reenter the workplace.  It was pretty clear that his biggest concern was the job search age discrimination he felt he would face. He was worried about his chances of finding, … Read More…

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College Majors in Demand from Class of 2014

Career Builder and CareerRookie.com survey shows that 57% of employers will higher new grads in 2014.  Read full survey details of the college majors in demand from class of 2014 here. Which College Majors in Demand from Class of 2014? The list below shows the … Read More…

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10 Job Search Mistakes New Grads Make

Everybody makes job search mistakes.  However, many of the job search mistakes new grads make can be avoided with a little bit of research and preparation.   The following ten job search mistakes are easy to fix.  If you believe you are not making job search progress … Read More…

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Safeguard Your Career Success During Tough Times

Just as a company needs a business plan for success, every professional needs a plan for career success. Built into this career success plan must be strategies to ensure your career is somewhat recession proof. In other words, it’s important to take steps to … Read More…

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Get Job Skills with Career Training

Lots of graduates from 4-year or 2-year college programs worry about how they will get practical job skills to be more competitive in the job market.  Some graduates I know, especially those with Liberal Studies majors, have enrolled in specific career training programs to … Read More…

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Americans Choose Better Boss Over Raise

You have got to read this really cool article about the evolution of work and what in the workplace drives success. In a survey of  1000 American Executives McQuaid found a “whopping” (sarcasm for sure) 35 % of Americans are happy at their job. How … Read More…

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