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  • Personality is key to landing job say 4 out of 5 employers
    Personality is key to landing job say 4 out of 5 employers
    ‘Personality fit is becoming more important than ever when it comes to finding the right hires,” says recruiting firm, Execu/Search Group. The organization polled hiring decision makers of its 2014 client base and found 80 percent...
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    Lackluster resume profile? Jazz it up with these simple tips.
    Crafting a resume seems like a relatively simple task for the most part, until you sit down and attempt to describe your experience and skills. Most job seekers find it difficult to put their skills and experience into words that showcase their...
  • Latest job report shows continued labor market recovery from the 2008 disaster
    Latest job report shows continued labor market recovery from the 2008 disaster
    As we enter the year 2015, six years and counting after the disaster that struck in 2008, we have yet to fully recover. But the latest jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows steady progress.Nonfarm payroll employment, seasonally...
  • 252,000 jobs added in December as unemployment falls to 5.6%
    252,000 jobs added in December as unemployment falls to 5.6%
    The final jobs report of 2014 was released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) today and 252,000 jobs were added and the unemployment rate dropped to 5.6 percent—the lowest since June of 2008. The number of jobs and the unemployment rate...
  • Job seekers
    Outsourcing a job search: the emerging new trend in job hunting
    Anyone who has had to spend countless hours sitting at the computer or going door-to-door handing out hundreds of cover letters and resumes can appreciate what a stressful time unemployment can be. Not only do you have the anxiety of not having a...
  • Employed for Life: The Effect of Technology on Jobs
    Employed for Life: The Effect of Technology on Jobs
    Interview excerpt from my book: “Employed for Life”- The Effect of Technology on JobsDr. Tracey Wilen's 11th book, Employed for Life: 21st-Century Career Trends is the first book to explore career development from the viewpoints of...
  • Don;t be like Mike; be like Warren
    What's impeding your path to a promotion
    “314 days ago; I decided to get serious about getting promoted. Saying I want to make more money and get a promotion without a path or plan to get either means you are not serious about a promotion. Promotions require a high degree of...
  • Michael Haft and Harrison Suarez join Mayor Gray to celebrate their grand opening of Compass Coffee
    Compass Coffee in the Shaw Community holds grand opening ribbon cutting today
    The grand opening of Compass Coffee in the Shaw community was the perfect setting today for one of Mayor Vincent Gray’s final public appearances as his successful term as the Mayor of the District of Columbia comes to an end after four years...
  • Driving range
    This is where the jobs are
    Compared to exactly this time a year ago Arizona only has 2 percent more jobs overall. Does that sound like a sound recovery to you? The question is what sectors saw the most improvement this year? Healthcare of course leads the charge with more...
  • 12 Days of a Job Hunt - Holiday Gifts for the Job seekers
    12 Days of a Job Hunt - Holiday Gifts for the Job seekers
    Radio Q&A : What are the 12 days of Christmas?It is the festive Christmas period that starts on Dec 25th and ends 12 days later on Jan 5th some celebrate until Jan 6th. Many give gifts each day and some celebrate through the entire period.The...
  • "Employed for Life: What Employees Want" - Interview excerpt
    "Employed for Life: What Employees Want" - Interview excerpt
    "Employed for Life: What Employees Want" interview video of Tracey and Grace Trafton of KMTV.orgDr. Tracey Wilen's 11th book, Employed for Life: 21st-Century Career Trends is the first book to explore career development from the...
  •  Topics covered in Tracey's book: Employed for Life: 21st Century Career Trends
    Topics covered in Tracey's book: Employed for Life: 21st Century Career Trends
    Employed for Life Interview ExcerptDr. Tracey Wilen's 11th book, Employed for Life: 21st-Century Career Trends is the first book to explore career development from the viewpoints of firm managers, human resources professionals, recruiters, job...
  • Top 5 health care jobs for 2015
    Top 5 health care jobs for 2015
    Good pay and high demand are the hallmarks of the healthcare industry. Career Builder found 28 healthcare career jobs growing at twice the rate of the rest of the economy. Furthermore, 17 of those career jobs pay more than $20 per hour.See the top...
  • Sharpton: Epidemic of black men abandoning their families government’s fault
    Sharpton: Epidemic of black men abandoning their families government’s fault
    We would blame George W. Bush.Truth Revoltnotes thatAl Sharpton appeared onNBC's Meet the Press on Sunday to explain why the embarrassingly large number of black males who sire children, then bolt, are not responsible for their actions. So who...
  • The November 2014 Jobs Report showed solid gains
    November 2014 Jobs Report shows solid gains
    Christmas is coming early for job seekers this year! The Bureau of Labor Statistics issued its monthly Employment Situation Report (better known as the Jobs Report) for November 2014 and the news was good. Really good. Economists had their eyes on...