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  • Job growth
    Good news in the October 2014 jobs report
    Right on time, the Bureau of Labor Statistics issued the monthly Employment Situation Report for October 2014 (better known as the Jobs Report). With the tumultuous stock market environment of late, many economists are keeping a close eye on the...
  • CFEC Governor's Job Fair September 3, 2014
    CFEC Job Fair September 3, 2014
    The Central Florida Employment Council (CFEC) will be hosting the Governor's a Job Fair on Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at the Central Florida Fair Exposition Park, 4603 W Colonial Dr., Orlando, FL. The CFEC Job Fair begins at 12 noon and...
  • Create resumes that can be easily scanned
    Create resumes that can be easily scanned
    Because of this unfortunate job market, employers can be overwhelmed by hundreds of resumes for each job opening. To make resume screening more manageable, more and more employers are electronically scanning resumes to find the most promising...
  • Today every firm has a different culture - you may fit in one firm and not in another firm.
    Employed for Life Q&A with Dr. Tracey Wilen and Grace Trafton KMVT TV, Part IV
    We’re living longer these days, which is a good thing. With added longevity, we may be working longer by choice or necessity. So, what does it take to be “employed for life”? The following is the final part of the Q&A from my...
  • How can you conduct a good job interview during a meal?
    How can you conduct a good job interview during a meal?
    Employers might choose to interview job candidates over restaurant meals because the positions for which job candidates are interviewing might involve frequent social interactions with clients. The interviews over meals will give employers an...
  • The rapid acceleration of technology has changed the way we find work
    Employed for Life Q&A with Dr. Tracey Wilen and Grace Trafton KMVT TV, Part III
    We’re living longer these days, which is a good thing. With added longevity, we may be working longer by choice or necessity. So, what does it take to be “employed for life”? In this series Q&A from my interview with Grace...
  • Looking to the future
    Employed for Life Q&A with Dr. Tracey Wilen and Grace Trafton KMVT TV, Part II
    We’re living longer these days, which is a good thing. With added longevity, we may be working longer by choice or necessity. So, what does it take to be “employed for life”? The following Part II of the Q&A from my interview...
  • Virtual job fairs have many advantages for job seekers
    Virtual job fairs have many advantages for job seekers
    Virtual job fairs are similar to traditional job fairs, but there are differences. For example:No matter what geographical areas the jobs are located in, travel is not required to to interview for them, and thus, there are no travel costs.There...
  • Digital Globalization of Jobs
    Employed for Life Q&A with Dr. Tracey Wilen and Grace Trafton KMVT TV, Part I
    We’re living longer these days, which is a good thing. With added longevity, we may be working longer by choice or necessity. So, what does it take to be “employed for life”? The following Q&A from my interview with Grace...
  • Slow growth in the July jobs report
    Slow and steady: July 2014 jobs report
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the monthly Employment Situation Report – better known as the jobs report – earlier today. The numbers for July appear to be following the overall trend of the last several months, with change...
  • Robots giving employers the last word
    Robots giving employers the last word
    Because of fast moving technology the balance of power will soon shift from unions to employers who will replace human workers with robots in repetitive jobs. At a cost of $50,000 a small robot can work day and night just needing a battery charge...
  • Veterans Employment Center created to help veterans connect with employers
    Veterans Employment Center created to help veterans connect with employers
    Last month, the United States Department of Labor shared news of the Obama administration’s launch of a new employment instrument for military service members and veterans, which helps join them (and their spouses) with employers in an...
  • Manpower Employment Predictions for Q2 2014
    Manpower Predicts Continued Hiring in 2014
    Last week Manpower released their Research Report on the Employment Outlook Survey which predicts hiring for Quarter 2, for 2014. The Employment Outlook report predicts U.S. job growth will be positive going into the second quarter of 2014. It is...
  • CFEC March 26 Job Fair
    Central Florida Job Fair Next Week
    The Central Florida Employment Council (CFEC) will be hosting a Job Fair on March 26th, 2014 at the Central Florida Fair Exposition Park, 4603 W Colonial Dr., Orlando, FL. The CFEC Job Fair begins at 12 noon and ends at 4 PM. Parking and admission...
  • Ralph Lynch of KTLQ Radio retires after 53 years in radio
    Ralph Lynch of KTLQ Radio to retire after 53 years in radio on April 30, 2014
    Ralph Lynch was born in 1941. He grew-up on a small Chicken and Dairy Farm, about midway between Springdale and Siloam Springs, Arkansas. His mother’s side of the family was musical and he loved to play music, and listen to the radio. His...