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5 Simple Rules for A Great Job Interview Many years ago, when I was a young job-searching greenhorn, I ventured to New York City to take a bite out of the big apple of opportunity. When it came to finding a job in a crowded city of millions, I quickly learned that it’s much easier...

5 Tips for a Safe Online Job-Search Conducting a job search using the Internet has definitely transformed how jobseekers contact hiring companies. The availability of copying and pasting a text version resume into a form at a company’s website has laid the foundation for an easier...

A New Job Opportunity HR Lady stared at me across the desk. She was trying to size me up, to understand what makes me tick. I had explained that I wanted to work for MegaCorp, and that I was the perfect person to fill a position that had not even been advertised. ...

Day Trading – The Ultimate Work-From-Home Job? Ever dreamt of giving up the daily grind? Want to strike out on your own and work from home, but don’t know what you could possibly do to make a living? Full time Nasdaq trader Harvey Walsh wondered just that, and now he asks “Is day trading the...

Do I Need a Resume to Find An At-Home Job? Depending on the type of at-home job you want to find, you might still need to have a resume, especially if you are going to be providing a business-profession-type service. For at-home businesses that involve providing other non-professional...

Find a Job in a Fast Growing Field Using Labor Market Information For Your State The question confronting most people who want to find a job is "what's a good paying job with growth potential?" At one time, the Conestoga wagon building trade boomed as people joined the wagon trains heading west. Today, the boom is...

Five Tips to Stay Motivated When Your Job Stays Home Q. I am considering a telecommute option, where I’d be working from home. How can I stay motivated? A. Five tips to stay motivated -- especially starting out. (1) Build structure into your day. Create a schedule and To Do list every...

Get a Job! Tips for Organizing Your Resume Whether you're a Vice President of Marketing or a recent college grad, your resume is the 'key' to opening the doors of employment. It is an employer's first impression of you and believe it or not, many hiring officials spend less than thirty...

How a Photoswitch Saved My Job In 1996 I was employed as maintenance supervisor at an olive cannery in the heart of California’s fertile San Joaquin valley. We were restarting the cannery after an extended shutdown while the cannery changed owners. This was my first...

How To Balance A Job, A Life and A Home Business! For most of us Internet entrepreneurs the reality of starting our own home business on a full time basis is not a reality. With financial and/or family commitments a priority it is hard work to get a home business off the ground and nurture it...

How To Get a Job Offer From Every Interview About four years ago a friend told me one night that she had an interview the next week and was looking for some comfort as she was extremely nervous, as most people are about interviews. I thought back on my my carreer and realized that in the...

I Just Lost My Job: How Am I Going To Tell My Kids? One of the responsibilities of a human resources professional is to let employees know that their job has been eliminated. It is seldom easy to do and often painful for the person who is hearing the news. Just recently, I was involved in...

Job Hunting: “It’s Still The First Impression Stupid!” In the 1992 USA Presidential election, political strategist James Carville hung a sign in Bill Clinton's Little Rock campaign office that read, “It’s still the economy, stupid.” His intent? Simply to keep everybody focused on the most important...

Job Hunting Tip: Organize Your Attack Looking for work is an energy-devouring ordeal, often leading to running in circles and not getting anywhere. A systematic approach can help you focus on your goal, avoid wasting the energy you need to conserve for interviews and employer...

Job-Search Strategies: Real Estate to Pharmaceutical Sales (Career Change) One of the largest challenges facing career changes is going from one industry to the next. Working with a recent clients, we came to the conclusion that with some ingenuity and persistence, even large obstacles are nothing more than "paper walls"...

Kick-In-The-Pants Job Search Believe it: three obstacles will hold you back from your ideal job -- your résumé, you, and your job-search methods. There’s no hidden formula; there’s no bribery needed; there’s no one standing in front of employment — other than YOU! ...

Mystery Shopping - An excellent part time job or additional income source Though the name itself may seem a bit mysterious, the concept of mystery shopping is actually straightforward. Also referred to as secret shopping, performance evaluations, service checks and frontline evaluations to name a few, mystery shopping...

Pay Attention! It's Your Most Important Job Anyone can become a parent; there are no tests or interviews to pass. Children can become parents, mentally disabled people – it’s even possible to become a parent while in a coma! When my mother, who is a truly great parent still, became...

Photography Jobs: Do You Have a Future in Photography? There is a wide world of photography. It touches each of us in our lives on a daily basis in some form or another. Photography is so much a part of our culture now that we hardly even notice all the places that it exists. When you watch...

Protect Your Job & Wages When people call me about employment issues they don't realize one important law- in almost every state you are terminable at will. That means that your employer can fire you anytime and for no reason at all. The only way you are protected...

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