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  • "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...
  • 321,000 jobs were added in November shattering expectations
    321,000 jobs were added in November shattering expectations
    The official jobs report for November was released today and to the surprise of many, 321,000 jobs were added to the U.S. economy. In addition, the BLS reported that an additional 44,000 jobs were created in September and October than previously...
  • Telephone Interviews
    Phone interview: How to ace the interview
    Everyone gets nervous when it comes to interviewing for a new job or promotion. But sometimes that interview isn’t a face-to-face interview; it’s over the phone. Job seekers spend hours preparing to meet a potential employer in their...
  • Public attention for veteran employment begins to wane
    Public attention for veteran employment begins to wane
    The United States Armed Forces and U. S. businesses need to reexamine their practices involved with hiring veterans that have retired from military service. A Nov. 10, 2014, report from the RAND Corporation details the present efforts and the...
  • Structured Settlement Press Conference
    What is a Structured Settlement?
    What exactly is a structured settlement?A structured settlement is just like a job you can not be fired from. For those who qualify for a structured settlement, there are tons of "employers" and plenty of "jobs". To be eligible...
  • Job Action Day:  Advance, enhance & re-evaluate your career
    Job Action Day: Advance, enhance & re-evaluate your career
    Have you heard the news? According to The Chronicle report published on Nov.1, a very special day of the year is almost here and Americans are ready to celebrate. Nov. 3, 2014, is Job Action Day in the U.S.A, an annual event that empowers people...
  • Tips on offer letters
    Tips on offer letters
    After months of searching for the job of your dreams, you receive an offer letter. Many do not take the time to critically examine this document and you need to do this before you consider employment.If your offer letter says that you are an at...
  • Oso slide devastation picture
    WA State gets more than $600,000 additional funds from National Emergency Grant
    It’s been about seven months since the devastation from the Oso landslide occurred, but people and businesses are still recovering and any bit of help is not only welcome, but still very much needed. Good news comes as the United States...
  • Hope's Front Door; Stars of Hope
    Hope's Front Door; Stars of Hope
    Along with community fire, police and emergency personnel, Hope's Front Door in Downers Grove plays an integral part in ensuring the well-being of individuals, families who need urgent care. The immediate assistance program provides food, in...
  • President Barack Obama: the first go-green President
    President Barack Obama: the first go-green President
    EVANSTON - President Barack Obama on Thursday pats himself on the back for the growth of the economy during his speech at Northwestern University. Could it be possible that President Obama will partially go down in history as the, “go-green...
  • Employment up September 2014
    Unemployment drops in slow recovery September 2014
    Nonfarm workers increased by 248,000 in September dropping the unemployment rate to 5.9 percent, says U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics today. The good news is that two million more people are working now compared to the same month of a year ago....