Tag: summer

  • Don't Be a Summer Slacker

    Don't Be a Summer Slacker

    Use the summer as a time to shine

    Don't give into lazy days of summer at the office. Use this time to re-connect with contacts, build skills and create new projects. Let your work shine. Continue Reading

  • Grads: What Do You Do For The Next Three Months?

    Grads: What Do You Do For The Next Three Months?

    Check out this timeline for managing your summer!

    Advice on making you the most desirable candidate for any job. And timeline for getting a summer job and what to do if you don't land a job. Continue Reading

  • Get a Job or Internship With These 3 Killer Websites

    Get a Job or Internship With These 3 Killer Websites

    Looking for a job? Check out these websites!

    Best websites to advertise your skills. Just starting out? There's even a template for posting your availability! Continue Reading

  • 3 Ways To Keep A Job Search Alive In Summer

    3 Ways To Keep A Job Search Alive In Summer

    With summer in full-swing, many job seekers not only find it hard to stay motivated in looking for work, but many key decision-makers are taking vacations, which slows the hiring process as well. Here are 3 ways to keep your job search moving in the right direction. Continue Reading

  • How To Heat Up Your Summer Job Search

    How To Heat Up Your Summer Job Search

    By Vickie Elmer If you want your summer job search to reach 95 degrees, you need to go where people like to hang out in the heat – and then make sure your professionalism mixes nicely with the pleasures of summer. The job market has cooled down somewhat in recent months, with hiring slowing this month... Continue Reading

  • The Sneaky Way People Take Summer Fridays

    The Sneaky Way People Take Summer Fridays

    Not many workplaces have "summer Fridays" -- that genteel tradition of closing down around lunch once a week from Memorial Day to Labor Day. According to a survey done by Ultimat Vodka, just 12 percent of employed adults get this perk. Officially, that is. Because anyone who's tried to start a new project... Continue Reading

  • Get A Life Makeover This Summer

    Get A Life Makeover This Summer

    Summer is nearly upon us again. Though this season is a little less of a break when you're a grown-up than when you're a kid, it still feels different. You can be outside more. You can use the longer evenings to squeeze more life out of each day. Routines change, opening up an opportunity for rethinking how... Continue Reading

  • Productivity Up In Summer While Labor Costs Fell

    Productivity Up In Summer While Labor Costs Fell

    By Martin Crutsinger WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. workers increased their productivity over the summer by the most in a year and a half but the gain was smaller than initially thought. The Labor Department says productivity rose at an annual rate of 2.3 percent in the July-September quarter. That was slower... Continue Reading

  • Many American Workers Afraid to Take Vacation

    Many American Workers Afraid to Take Vacation

    The culmination of the July 4 holiday frequently marks the beginning of the busy summer travel season in the U.S., and the time when many Americans plan to take time off from work. The third quarter, which includes July, August and September, is by far the most popular travel time among Americans, according... Continue Reading