By Christopher S. Rugaber
WASHINGTON -- U.S. employers posted fewer jobs in July than in June, further evidence that hiring may stay weak in the coming months.
Job openings fell to a seasonally adjusted 3.67 million, the Labor Department said Tuesday. That's down from June's 3.72 million job openings, which... Read More »
By Shannon Dauphin
With companies being much more careful about hiring the right talent at the right price in this sluggish economy, are you sure your moves are keeping you in the game? Some common job hunting myths might be sabotaging your big play. Read More »
By Seth Fiegerman
NEW YORK -- There's only so much time you have in a given week to search for jobs, so don't waste it responding to bad job postings.
"You really shouldn't spend much time applying to job ads anyway," says Robert Hellmann, a career coach with The Five O'Clock Club, who urges job hunters... Read More »
By Seth Fiegerman
NEW YORK (MainStreet) - If you spend enough time searching for jobs, all the postings start to blur together thanks in part to the common phrases that seem to pop up in every listing. Read More »
If you've been unemployed for months, like many Americans, and applied to dozens of jobs, you may be understandably frustrated. One applicant apparently had so much frustration that pure, unadulterated vitriol overflowed onto his cover letter to a Houston-based creative agency. Read More »
"The very rich ... are different from you and me," wrote F. Scott Fitzgerald. And it's true. They can brand their names across their private jets. They can give dogs a $12 million trust fund. And they can employ two hot twin assassins to protect their vast wealth from an underground left-wing mafia. Read More »
By JoAnne Viviano
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A jobseeker from Florida who responded to a bogus Craigslist ad for a job on a southeast Ohio cattle farm was found dead, buried in a shallow grave, and another from South Carolina was shot but escaped by running away through the woods, a sheriff said... Read More »
Someone reached out to me today, frustrated that he had applied to multiple job postings with limited results. When this occurs, the knee-jerk reaction is to blame the resume for the lack of responses, but the résumé is only effective if you have a strong search strategy to accompany the... Read More »