Four Ways To Avoid Unemployment Discrimination

News Flash. Employers don’t want to hire people who are unemployed. Google it. If you’ve been without a job for a while,…

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The Odds Of Getting A Job With A Recruiter

“Many are called but few are chosen.” The business of matching people with jobs is horribly flawed, loaded with waste and abuse…

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Four Interview Lines That Make You Look Too Old

I don’t know how prevalent age discrimination is. I do know that many of my middle aged and older friends seem to…

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Three Myths Of Professional Networking; How To Mine Your Network For A Job

It feels like you’re doing something wrong when work is hard to come by. Finding a job is supposed to be as…

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New Year's Restart: Define The Career You Want

The early part of the year always feels like a time for new beginnings. With the passing of the solstice in late…

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What The Google Pay Raise Means

It’s hard to grasp how this economic downturn works. Unemployment is high, particularly in California. At the same time, the competition for…

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Five Tools For Coping With Long-Term Unemployment

Wall Street is happy about the midterm elections because a divided Congress is not likely to get much done. Business prefers gridlock…

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Keep Coming Back: Four Simple Steps To Get A Job

If you’re like most job hunters these days, you’re finding slim pickings. The job boards seem to have lots of things that…

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Five Myths Recruiters Believe That Impact Your Job Search

So you’re going to try to get a recruiter to pay attention to your resume. Or, maybe you’ve gotten a call from…

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Five Myths Of Job Hunting

Getting a new job is hard work. If you dig around the job hunting section of a bookstore, notice how big it…

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Why Recruiters Don't Get You Jobs

If you poke around the internet long enough, you’ll find someone who suggests that you should get to know recruiters. The idea…

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Why Workers Get Left Behind

First, have you considered how weird jobs are? The very idea of a job is something left over from medieval times. The…

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