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  • Need Help Finding a Job? Turn to Your Neighbor

    Need Help Finding a Job? Turn to Your Neighbor

    Are Americans hunkering down and isolating themselves, or are they extending a hand to help those around them while the economy wavers and dips? According to a new survey, the news is good: 83 percent of us are willing to help a neighbor with financial problems, and 45 percent of us will help a neighbor look... Continue Reading

  • Mariann Donato: Tory's Feedback # 2

    Mariann Donato: Tory's Feedback # 2

    Starting a Business Given Mariann's extensive professional experience-and the fact that job openings at her level are few and far between now, especially in publishing-we've been talking a lot about the possibility of starting a business. Initially Mariann's fear focused on money, or lack thereof. She doesn't... Continue Reading

  • Nine Surefire Ways to Get Fired

    Nine Surefire Ways to Get Fired

    Mistakes help us grow as individuals and make us better people, or so we're told. At work that's definitely true. Call the CEO by the wrong name once and you'll never do it again. For this reason, level-headed bosses aren't looking to fire anyone for the occasional gaffe. Still, even the nicest of bosses will... Continue Reading

  • Holiday Season Hiring Outlook

    Holiday Season Hiring Outlook

    If you are hoping to snag a seasonal job during this year's holidays, it's time to start looking now. Like the rest of the job market, competition will be fierce. What you might not think about, though, is that a seasonal job can be your ticket to full-time employment. "Competition for seasonal positions will be... Continue Reading

  • Acing a Job Interview After Age 50

    Acing a Job Interview After Age 50

    Joe Turner, the Job Search Guy "I was fully qualified and it makes no sense." "They simply don't know how to hire." "They told me that I was overqualified." Randy Block, a seasoned career transition coach and consultant in the Bay area, hears these comments often. If you're an "older" job hunter, more than... Continue Reading

  • Most Employees Think The Boss Is Dishonest

    Most Employees Think The Boss Is Dishonest

    We simply don't trust our bosses, according to a survey conducted for Adecco Group North America. This month, Harris Interactive interviewed over 2,000 adults nationwide, half of whom were employed full- or part-time. Here's what the study uncovered: 53 percent of workers do not think their boss is... Continue Reading

  • Building a Buddy System at Work

    The Creative Group If you're willing to "go white water rafting," "navigate a maze through a cornfield" or "take an improvisational comedy class" with your co-workers, you might be setting yourself up for career success. Taking part in team-building activities -- even those considered optional -- can provide a... Continue Reading

  • Getting a Foot in the Door—What Entry-Level Employers Want Most

    Getting a Foot in the Door—What Entry-Level Employers Want Most

    flickr.comTo fuel their growth in today's competitive market companies are increasingly seeking the fresh perspectives of recent college graduates and other entry-level employees. What are these entry-level employers looking for in candidates? How do you make them look your way? Continue Reading

  • 10 Top-Secret Jobs

    10 Top-Secret Jobs

    CareerBuilder.com Can you keep a secret? They can. "They" are some of today's top-secret employees. Whether they're tracking down terrorists, holding back hackers, protecting politicians or withholding this year's Oscar winners, these folks have all perfected the art of keeping information under wraps. While... Continue Reading

  • Five Secrets to Getting Hired

    Five Secrets to Getting Hired

    Reviewed 11/09 By CareerBuilder.com To ace the interview you need to know how the interviewer thinks. In his book 'Knock 'em Dead: The Ultimate Job Seeker's Guide,' author and job-hunting guru Martin Yate examines the interview from the employer's perspective and shares the five secrets to getting hired.... Continue Reading

  • Seven Pitfalls of Taking a New Job

    Seven Pitfalls of Taking a New Job

    CAREERBUILDER.COM People make job transitions every day. Whether you're changing positions, cubicles, locations or careers, the transition can be rough if you're not prepared. Perhaps one of the hardest transitions to make is that from manager into another leadership position, says Michael Watkins, leadership... Continue Reading

  • The Hottest Job That Nobody Wants

    The Hottest Job That Nobody Wants

    By J.T. O'Donnell, career development specialist What's the hottest job of the future: multi-generational team management. Regardless of the industry, managers of all levels (who can manage all ages), will be in serious demand. Why? There's a growing concern around the lack of qualified leaders to help sustain... Continue Reading

  • No Degree? 7 Ways to Sell Your Experience

    No Degree? 7 Ways to Sell Your Experience

    CareerBuilder.com writer Becky Blanton, 53, has worked for five major media companies, been an assistant advertising director for a Fortune 500 company, and owned her own newspaper. She's also currently writing a book called "Staying Hungry: The Official Guide for Never Settling for What Life Puts on Your... Continue Reading