What’s taking recruiters so long?

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Question:  When submitting a resume and applying for a job, why does it take so long before you hear any status or update? – Bev L. Answer: Bev, quick question – for the recruiters who typically take a long time …

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Find contract jobs overseas

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How to find contract jobs overseas Whether you’re preparing to go traveling and want to get a job while you’re abroad, or want to make your move to a foreign country more permanent, landing work overseas is a lot more …

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Minimum Wage

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  Do other countries have a higher minimum wage than the United States? By Louis Jacobson on Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 2:22 p.m.  http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2014/sep/26/facebook-posts/do-other-countries-have-higher-minimum-wage-united/   A reader sent us this social media meme about the minimum wage, so we …

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8 Tips to Stand Out in a Job Interview

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Getting ready for a job interview can be a nerve wracking experience for even those with nerves of steel. But rest assured, if you have been called for a job interview you are qualified for the position. The recruiter or …

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Religious Social Media Posts Cost Jobs

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Religious Social Media Posts Cost Jobs by Chad Brooks, BusinessNewsDaily Senior Writer – November 23, 2013 http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/5511-religious-posts-hiring-discrimination.html Posting religious content on social media could cost you a job.  Credit: Pray computer keyboard image via Shutterstock Job candidates who share their religious affiliations …

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Drink refills not free

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Man’s soda refill costs him $525 and gets him slapped with a federal charge [UPDATED] By Charlene Sakoda                                 April 17, 2014 4:10 PM                             Odd News Man’s soda refill costs him $525 and gets him slapped with a federal charge ?     …

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War Zone Work

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Considerations You Should Make Before You Deploy to a Combat Zone Post Date: October 1, 2013 Overseas contracting isn’t for everyone. There are negatives to consider with the positives, and it’s important not to get overcome by romantic notions of …

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30 DECLINING OCCUPATIONS

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  30 OF THE FASTEST DECLINING OCCUPATIONS Check out Books on Growing you Career Worried that technology improvements or the struggling economy might soon cost you your job? While a prediction isn’t a guarantee, employment predictions from the US Bureau …

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Global Talent Market Quarterly for 2012

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The Global Talent Market Quarterly provides a summary of the current economic and labor market conditions around the world and gives insight into how they might impact you. The global economy was struck in low gear in 2012, with many …

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Ex-Secret Service agent loses insurance under Obamacare

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Count a former Secret Service agent among the millions of Americans who say they’ve been booted from their insurance plans due to Obamacare mandates. Dan Bongino, who is now running for Congress as a Republican but who served 12 years …

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