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Ericka Seastrand graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2008 with a bachelor's degree in consumer science. She beat the pavement for nine months, and the only job she could get was retail sales associate at a mall. "The market was really competitive," the 26-year-old from West Milwaukee recalled last... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2012 at Joan Aniston's blog
Breaking into a new career, no matter what industry you're vying to join, seems to get more and more competitive every year. New graduates are often overwhelmed with the process of applying to jobs and trying to get a foot in the door. Believe it or not, hiring remains a... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2012 at Joan Aniston's blog
Blackburn, 51, of Southeast, is one of the first veterans in the country to sign up for a new program offered jointly by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Labor Department aimed at retraining up to 99,000 older veterans for high-demand jobs.The program, known as the Veteran Retraining Assistance... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2012 at Joan Aniston's blog
Blackburn, 51, of Southeast, is one of the first veterans in the country to sign up for a new program offered jointly by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Labor Department aimed at retraining up to 99,000 older veterans for high-demand jobs.The program, known as the Veteran Retraining Assistance... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2012 at Joan Aniston's blog
Five Tips for Young Workers Taking Summer Jobs An average of 79 men and women between 16 and 24 are hurt on the job every day in Washington, according to the state's Department of Labor Industries (LI). May 26, 2012 Among those killed on the job in Washington last year... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2012 at Joan Aniston's blog
Coming from a small town grounds a person. You have to learn to get along with everyone. Desegregation was occurring across the country, but we had only one school in town, so there was no school to desegregate. When I was about 11, I had a lemonade stand at the... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2012 at Joan Aniston's blog
Democratic educator, businessman challenges Lohmer Tom DeGree, a small business owner and teacher from Lake Elmo filed Tuesday to run for the District 39B state House of Representatives.DeGree said he is running for state representative to ensure that businesses have an environment where they can thrive and youth continue to... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2012 at Joan Aniston's blog
Democratic educator, businessman challenges Lohmer Tom DeGree, a small business owner and teacher from Lake Elmo filed Tuesday to run for the District 39B state House of Representatives.DeGree said he is running for state representative to ensure that businesses have an environment where they can thrive and youth continue to... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2012 at Joan Aniston's blog
The Number 1 Reason for College Debt That No One Talks About Ellen Dorle Contributor Is Higher Education A Giant Pyramid Scheme? Sheryl Nance-Nash Contributor Read more ... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2012 at Joan Aniston's blog
LONG BEACH - For Cal State Long Beach graduate Jeff Kim, earning his master's degree on Wednesday was the reward for years of hard work. But finding a job after graduation may be his toughest task yet. Kim, who earned his degree in sports management, would love to work for... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2012 at Joan Aniston's blog
APSure. Celebrate now. Because tomorrow you have to find a real job.Nearly 2 million college graduates will be heading out into the tough job market this spring, and even though job opportunities are growing, the last thing grads need is to make dumb mistakes.Many employers are eager to hire newly... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2012 at Joan Aniston's blog
Jim Flaherty opened his mouth last week and a gusher of stupidity came out. If we could burn stupid like oil, we could run every car in Canada for a month on his latest remarks.Flaherty is apparently laying the groundwork for revamping EI, to force workers to take, essentially, the... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2012 at Joan Aniston's blog
Enlarge image U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke Scott Eells/Bloomberg U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke. Read more ... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2012 at Joan Aniston's blog
RESTON, VA--(Marketwire -05/21/12)- More new business school graduates are landing jobs to go with their diplomas amid renewed optimism among employers, according to new data from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). Key findings from GMAC's 2012 Global Management Education Graduate Survey and 2012 Corporate Recruiters Survey include: Largest Gains... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2012 at Joan Aniston's blog
A NSW business group says almost 13,000 jobs will be lost if workers compensation premiums are allowed to increase by 28 per cent.But unions say the prediction of job losses is based on a false premise.Reform of the compensation scheme will be the focus of a NSW parliamentary inquiry on... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2012 at Joan Aniston's blog
By Scott Nishimurasnishimura@star-telegram.com Newly minted college graduates are facing a better job market than last year, though it's still tough, with more jobs available but more applicants as well.More employers have been appearing on college campuses this year, but they remain picky about whom they hire, economists and the schools... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2012 at Joan Aniston's blog
A little boy walks through the bazaar in Istanbul, past the ginger, lavender, curry and mangos, heading straight to the street vendor with the fish sandwiches made of fish that were swimming less than an hour before. After handing over a handful of Turkish lira, he takes a big chunk,... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2012 at Joan Aniston's blog
JOB RESEARCH TIPS AND TRICKS: The Hernando County Public Library System will offer a ReferenceUSA seminar at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West.The speaker will be Bill Carlson of ReferenceUSA, who will explain how businesses and consumers can increase their access... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2012 at Joan Aniston's blog
To officials of Vision Shared, a nonprofit economic and community development organization, creating economic growth in West Virginia is simple: spur an entrepreneurial revolution. During a May 15 event, Jeff James, co-chairman of the Vision Shared entrepreneurship committee, said his organization has an ambitious goal. "We want West Virginia to... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2012 at Joan Aniston's blog
You want a job that matters. Executive recruiter Laura Gassner Otting, who founded the Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group, knows what that's all about. For the last decade, her Boston-based firm has helped fill the shoes of chief executive officers, chief financial officers, directors of communication, vice presidents of development and... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2012 at Joan Aniston's blog
It took Charleen Tinley years to find the job that brings tears of joy to her eyes. Back | Next Back | Next Back | Next Read more ... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2012 at Joan Aniston's blog
Yahoo chief executive Scott Thompson has stepped down in the face of controversy about a computer science degree listed on his resume which he did not earn. Mr Thompson has been under fire for more than a week and has now departed after an investigation was launched into the inaccuracies... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2012 at Joan Aniston's blog
With unemployment reaching record levels for young people in El Paso, the job outlook could be bleak for thousands of new graduates.A local employment expert said young people often make key mistakes on their resumes, costing them a job offer."They would just make a bunch of copies and distribute them... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2012 at Joan Aniston's blog