Job Seekers Archive
Should you sell yourself at work? If you want to move up the corporate ladder and get noticed, then yes you should.
At the end of the day, we’re all salespeople no matter what job we do and in virtually all aspects of our life. We sell ourselves to potential employers, potential customers, potential significant others,
Loyalty and tenure: two words that rarely describe employees in today's businesses. These qualities were once commonplace in a time when pensions were common and identities were associated with a company, not a career choice. Ten, fifteen, twenty years were expected and anything less was frowned upon.
According to a recent Careerbuilder.com survey, more than half (58 percent) of those laid off in the last twelve months have found new jobs. Fifty-one percent have found full-time positions (up from 48 percent in June 2009) and 7 percent have found part-time positions (up from 3 percent in June 2009).
Last night I had an hour-long conversation about teeth. Teeth and the current happenings in the dental world, actually. Believe it or not, it wasn’t the first conversation about teeth that I’ve had. I can’t pretend it’s the most interesting topic ever, but during this conversation, I was riveted.
Have you ever considered working on a contract basis while you are looking for a full-time position? Did you know that almost 40 percent of contract or temporary employees nationwide, according to The American Staffing Association Web site, are eventually hired as full-time employees?
C&A Industries, Inc., parent company to Celebrity Staff and other leading staffing and recruiting firms, has been named among the top employers in Omaha by Omaha Magazine for the second consecutive year.
The announcement is featured in the magazine’s January/February 2010 “Best of Omaha” issue.
One of my favorite recent commercials, a true piece of marketing genius, is the popular “talking stain” commercial advertising Tide’s stain-removal prowess. It features a man engaged in a job interview who is sporting a coffee stain on his very white dress shirt. The stain is so large and obvious that it distracts the interviewer
So, you’re a recent graduate? Recently unemployed? Looking for work? You’re like thousands of others. Unless, you’ve been living in a hole….under a rock….or on another planet, you know that the job market is ultra-competitive thanks to the worst financial crisis in 80 years and a 9.5 percent unemployment rate. Job hunting is a full-time
As this challenging year comes to a close, are you looking ahead with hopes of what the New Year will bring? It’s easy to get caught up in media sound-bites that give cause for concern, so I thought we should look at some recent news reports that give us hope - and hopefully peace -
With the advent of modern communication modes such as text messages, instant messages, Twitter updates, and a myriad of others I may not have even heard of yet, it seems that with every gigabyte of data we get further and further away from the basics of communication and further from truly understanding each other.