Careers 2010

15 Stories • Available July 2010
Internet Career Sites

Internet Career Sites

Good parts of a well-balanced job search Ginny Frizzi Creators.com For many job seekers, such traditional techniques as answering want ads, registering with employment agencies, seeking referra

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Using Your Alma Mater

Using Your Alma Mater

Those looking for jobs in the current economy are urged to leave no source untapped when it comes to developing leads or contacts that could lead to new positions. However, there is one resource o

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Contacts

Contacts

A stellar reference from a former employer or big-name expert in your field can land you the job of your dreams. R?sum?s may show potential employers what you've done, but reference letters show th

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Graduating To The Real World

Graduating To The Real World

Congratulations! You've earned your bachelor's degree. You've acquired the skills and know-how to infiltrate the working world. But time and again, you're reminded that we're in a recession. No one

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Returning To The Workplace

Returning To The Workplace

You are ready to step back into the job market after staying home with the kids, but you don't know where to start. Don't worry; being nervous is completely normal. It is important to start by brus

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Time Management

Time Management

As companies downsize, many workers are doing the jobs of two or three people, but with a little planning and some tenacity for avoiding time wasters, you can make a big dent in that to-do list wit

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Start Me Up

Start Me Up

Each day, we hear stories about long-term employees who are laid off, businesses that are closing their doors, depleted savings accounts and high unemployment rates. Many times, a laid-off worker d

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Stay Positive

Stay Positive

In today's economy, with layoffs on the rise (that's about 9 million jobs lost in this country since late 2007) and wage freezes considered "the norm," you should be happy just to have a job. Right

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Workplace Advice

Workplace Advice

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Who Stole My Perks?

Who Stole My Perks?

Brush the cobwebs from that Aeron chair, young 'un, and let an old man tell you about the good old days -- when the economy was booming and companies were hiring and interest-only subprime mortgage

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Today's Job Interview

Today's Job Interview

Gone are the days when the major steps in preparing for a job interview were to dress in a dark-colored business suit and put an eager smile on your face. Now one of the most important tactics is

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Don't Be A Hermit

Don't Be A Hermit

There is a stigma when it comes to work socialization. It may appear to compromise the overall productivity in an office, but when socialization complements hard work, there are certainly benefits

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Green Jobs

Green Jobs

The turbulent job market during the past two years has sent many displaced workers in search of not only new jobs but also new careers entirely. People who felt secure working in long-established i

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Moving On Up

Moving On Up

One of the things that many workers look for in a job -- right up there with salary, commute and job description -- is the opportunity for advancement. Without including the possibility of your mo

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Working-class Hero

Working-class Hero

"Today's working class is diverse and changing. Working-class people make auto parts and tennis shoes, clean offices and hospital rooms, pack meat and pick vegetables, and provide hundreds of servi

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Career Facts 1

Career Facts 1

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Career Facts 2

Career Facts 2

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Career Facts 3

Career Facts 3

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