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  • There are many ways to attain a job promotion
    There are many ways to attain a job promotion
    Many employees think in limited ways about how they can achieve promotions. This article will discuss some lesser known ways to be promoted.Most employees picture the promotion process as similar to climbing a “corporate ladder.” They...
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    WA State unemployment benefits available for domestic violence victims
    When we think of being qualified for unemployment benefits, we think about eligibility in the form of a job loss or an emergency situation such as a natural disaster. What most people don’t realize or know is you could be qualified for...
  • Job seekers should visit the AARP web site
    Job seekers should visit the AARP web site
    Especially those who are over 50, but also job seekers of any age, would do well to visit the AARP (American Association of Retired People) web site. There, they can learn about the many career related issues that apply to employees and job...
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    WA State July unemployment rate unchanged at 5.3%
    On Wednesday, the Employment Security Department announced our state’s unemployment rate for July, which remained unchanged from June’s number of 5.3%. Our state is currently tracking with the rest of the United States, which also...
  • Do not mail a resume without a cover letter
    Do not mail a resume without a cover letter
    This article will discuss how job applicants can submit good cover letters and make good first impressions with prospective employers.Some job applicants concentrate so much on their resumes that they omit cover letters from their application...
  •  Fringe benefits can be an important factor in career choice
    Fringe benefits can be an important factor in career choice
    This article will discuss whyfringe benefits can be an important factor for job seekers, both young and old, to consider during their job searches. Unfortunately, fringe benefits too often are considered only as an afterthought.Young job seekers...
  • Job application forms often give first impressions of applicants
    Job application forms often give first impressions of applicants
    Some jobs require applicants to fill out job application forms. This article will discuss how to do so correctly so as to make a good first impression.If job applicants fill out their job application forms at the work sites of potential employers,...
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    Hire the Right People and Win Big
    The goal of an organizational selection process is to add people to the organization (fill positions) who will benefit the organization. Likewise, a secondary goal must be to keep out any people who will harm the organization. Another component of...
  • Preppers should consider teleworking as a work option
    Preppers should consider teleworking as a work option
    Most preppers would prefer to live far from cities. Unfortunately, most of the jobs are in the cities. Lately, however, more and more jobs can be done by teleworking from home. This article will discuss those job possibilities.Because of our...
  • Preppers should prepare for their career futures with lifelong learning
    Preppers should prepare for their career futures with lifelong learning
    In the modern, fast changing world of work, technical skills and knowledge learned are often quickly obsolete. In technical areas such as engineering, for example, new college graduates soon will have to update their technical skills or transfer...
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    Overworked: How to tell the boss you are oversubscribed
    You go into work, and right away your boss hits you with a dozen projects that are all close to deadline. Everything is an emergency, a priority, and has to be “out the door today!” You know that there is absolutely no way on Earth...
  • Your teen’s first job is very important
    Your teen’s first job is very important
    Teens have not lived a sufficient number of years to know enough about life in general or the world of work in particular. Thus, it is important for their parents to give them the correct guidance when they acquire their first job.This article is...
  • How can I get the training I want from my supervisor?
    How can I get the training I want from my supervisor?
    The easiest way for employees to get the training they want from their supervisors is for those employees to be working in jobs that fit in with their career goals. That is a win/win situation because the supervisors sponsor training that makes...
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    USDOL announces $34 million grant offered through the Workforce Innovation Fund
    Yesterday, the United States Department of Labor announced the availability of $34 million in grant money to help build and enrich innovation and accountability with workforce development programs. This recent amount becoming available is the...
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    Are you being bullied in the workplace? Part three
    In part one, we discussed the steps to take in order to handle an extremely unprofessional situation at work including speaking to the person directly, speaking to that person’s management if giving direct feedback hasn’t helped, and...
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