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Hiring: Skilled workers for skilled jobs

Hiring: Skilled workers for skilled jobs

Is there a shortage of skills among American workers? How can there be 12.8 million unemployed people in the U.S. yet hundreds of thousands of jobs, particularly in manufacturing are going unfilled? If you read widely in the popular press, you will surelyskilled jobs wonder….

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Resume Tips from a Hiring Manager (Part 2)

Resume Tips from a Hiring Manager (Part 2)

Continuing my recommendations,last category:   Personal Pet Peeves and other Miscellaneous Stuff 8. Keep it reasonably short.A One page preferred. Personally, I’m OK with two pages, so long as your experience warrants it. However, there is no reason to submit a six page resume. Ever. 9….

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Unemployment rates rise in 18 states in May

Unemployment rates rise in 18 states in May

The Labor Department said that unemployment rates fell in only 14 states. That’s fewer than the previous month, when rates fell in 37 states. Rates were unchanged in 18 states. Nationally, the rate rose to 8.2% in May from 8.1% in April, the first increase…

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Hiring blacklists: Do they exist?

Hiring blacklists: Do they exist?

Hiring blacklists: Do they exist? In this tough labor market, it’s challenging enough to get a job, even with the right experience and a spotless employment record. So what happens if you left a company on bad terms or you got caught in a lie…

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Startup Hiring: 3 Ways to Look Beyond the Resume

Startup Hiring: 3 Ways to Look Beyond the Resume

I never saw myself working in a place like this,” said Don Draper, in the hit series,A Mad Men, as he walked out the doors of Sterling-Cooper to start his own ad agency in season three resume. If you’re in business for yourself after leaving a…

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