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    Grant money of $100M offered for expansion of registered apprenticeship programs
    This month, the United States Department of Labor announced that $100 million in grant money would be available to help build on existing registered apprenticeship programs in industries that are considered high-growth and high-skilled....
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    Four things you can do to be more of yourself at work: Part one
    It seems the longer we spend in our careers, the more difficult it becomes to be who we really are. Many people find themselves asking the question, “Can I still be myself while at work?” The answer to that question is, “It...
  • Be careful what assumptions you make about job interviews
    Be careful what assumptions you make about job interviews
    One negative assumption job seekers often make is to pessimistically decide that, because they have had so many unsuccessful job interviews, nobody wants to hire them. That is the wrong attitude to have.To explain why that is the wrong attitude,...
  • What interview questions will you answer and ask?
    What interview questions will you answer and ask?
    Those who will interview for jobs must anticipate the interview questions that hiring officials might ask. To do this, the job candidates must pretend they are the hiring officials. Then, the job candidates must study their resumes and imagine...
  •  Persist in your job search, but learn from your mistakes
    Persist in your job search, but learn from your mistakes
    During an extended job search, it is easy to get depressed.This article will discuss strategies for staying up beat and for becoming employed more quickly.Staying upbeat is important because a lack of self-confidence can be apparent not only...
  • Providing training for older employees is often overlooked
    On the job training for older employees
    The 2009 US Census Bureau Report predicted that the global population of people over the age of 65 will nearly triple by 2050, far outpacing all other age groups. This "graying" of the population has many far-reaching effects, including...
  • Try this cheap, convenient, fun workout
    Try this cheap, convenient, fun workout
    This article will discuss the advantages of homeworkouts compared to the traditional gym workouts that have many disadvantages. In traditional gym workouts, for example, members will:1. Drive to the gym.2. Come to expect that they will encounter...
  • Top 4 Questions to consider to get that next job
    Top 4 Questions to consider to get that next job
    While getting ready for a job interview, be mindful that recruiters ask questions from a behavior perspective, hypothetical perspective and situational perspective. It has always been the responsibility of the job seeker to understand the latest...
  • Louisville Urban League Networking Event
    Louisville Urban League career networking event
    The Louisville Urban League will host a career networking event on Thurday, November 13, 2014 from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm at the Louisville Urban League, located at 1535 West Broadway.This career networking event is targeted for adults 18 and older...
  • How long have you worked for your current employer?
    How long have you worked for your current employer?
    According to a recent survey, nearly 40% of recruiters and hiring managers said that job hopping is the single biggest obstacle for job seekers. Potential employers see job hoppers as lacking in loyalty. Soon after an employee is trained to do her...
  • Veterans Crosswalk tool
    New Veterans Military Crosswalk tool offers more help to find civilian jobs
    Yesterday, the Employment Security Department released information about a new tool available online starting today for veterans to help connect them with civilian careers. The tool is the latest offering from the Go2WorkSource.com website, and...
  • 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...
  • How to think outside of the box during your job search-II
    How to think outside of the box during your job search-II
    This article, the second in a series, will discuss more unusual job search strategies that can be productive, especially for young people who are searching for jobs. Younger people have more flexibility in their job choice. That is fortunate,...
  • What Turns You On?
    What Turns You On?
    Let’s begin this article by stating unequivocally this examiner writes about your career and workplace. Therefore the subject matter is not about that, "what turns you on", so get it out of your head now...Each day when you are...
  • Bad first impressions can ruin your job interviews
    Bad first impressions can ruin your job interviews
    Many people believe that first impressions begin after you shake hands, sit down, and begin the formal interview. This article will discuss the fallacy of such thinking.If the prospective employers send drivers to pick up job seekers from the...