Everyone says, “New Year, New me!” And, sure, it’s a nice thought, a good way to start your goals in motion, and stay motivated. But, why wait until January to get moving on those goals? Let’s be real. There’s nothing magical about January 1st. And, being on top of your game in the month of December can set you apart from other candidates against whom you’re competing for that perfect job.Be Interested
In any job search, it is imperative that the hiring manager knows that you want the job. This isn’t just for sales people. I can’t stress enough how important it is to let the hiring manager know that you want the job and why you’re the best fit. This is where passion comes [...]
The recession did a lot to hurt the job market for management all the way to the recent college graduate. Some of the damage caused still lingers, or at least the effects do, and some say that this will be continuing trend, a hallmark of the first part of this century.
The Bureau of Labor Statistic estimates that in January of 2008 there roughly 677 thousand unemployed new entrants to the civilian job market in the US, that number rose rapidly during the great recession with a high of roughly 1.4 Million around March of 2012 which supposedly after the “official” part of the recession was now over. Today, about 1 Million new entrants remain unemployed. [...]
Seek4Career a leading online job search site, has recently conducted research which discusses the degree of difficulty an individual looking for work may face based on their demographics. Seek4Career has published this data in their The Job Search Difficulty Index report. The index divides the total number of unemployed workers in a major metropolitan complex by the total number of advertised jobs in the same geographical region.
Data from The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) ‘Civilian labor force and unemployment by state and metropolitan area’ report (published February 05, 2014) were compiled, used and published in the comprehensive survey in an effort to help [...]
As an intentional employee, you should be the most desirable and productive employee around, nationally renowned radio and family counselor Dr. Randy Carlson says.
While the unemployment rate remains high, it’s also true 90 percent of people who want to work have a good job, Dr. Carlson says in his ongoing series, “Intentional Living.”
“Your goal is to be in that 90 percent, and you can do it,” said Dr. Carlson, president of Family Life Communications based in Tucson, Ariz., where the non-profit ministry helps people live intentionally in the five essential areas of life: Faith, Family, Health, Finances and Work.
Dr. Carlson offered seven suggestions for success [...]