"I'll wait til after the holidays to start my job search." Well, the holidays are over; no more excuses. It's time to look for that job.
Here are the 13 job search strategies that work best: Read More »
Are you ready to get started on your New Year's resolution? Before you get in too deep -- and set yourself up to fail (because, isn't that kind of part of setting resolutions -- waiting to see how long it takes to break them?) – think about a new approach to goal setting: one that may change your... Read More »
By Barbara Mannino
Despite the nation's unemployment rate remaining at elevated levels, there are some industries straining to hire qualified workers.
The 2008 financial crisis changed the economic landscape and the way companies and employers staff their payrolls. A flagging economy and the declining... Read More »
By Danny Rubin
By now, you're probably chipping away at your New Year's resolution: go to the gym more often, learn a new language, start a garden, stop biting your nails, etc...
Those are all worthy goals for 2012 and with enough dedication, you'll be speaking Mandarin and shedding pounds in no time. Read More »
With all of the socializing that happens during the holiday season -- the parties, the celebrations, the family gatherings -- there's a good chance you'll meet a few people you'll want to stay in touch with and maybe even one or two you think might prove useful in your job search in the new year.
But when... Read More »
By Debra Auerbach
Looking forward to 2012, there is cautious optimism that the economy -- and the job market -- will continue to improve. The recently released National Employment Report from ADP, a private staffing and business services firm, showed private employers added 206,000 jobs in November.... Read More »
Commit to your dreams and the plans that bring them to life
We all make New Year's resolutions to do better professionally, to get a better job, a promotion and to make more money, but all too often we fail to harness these dreams to a workable plan of action.
The world of work is no longer as secure as it... Read More »
For those in an active search for a new job, a new year can be refreshing. Or it could be more of the same. It is up to you.
I've read many of the comments my past articles have prompted. Many job seekers are frustrated or upset with the process, the advice, and the results. I can't say I blame them. It is a... Read More »