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Weakness in U.S. labor, unemployment data send sour signals

The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits unexpectedly rose last week while U.S. manufacturing improved only slightly in August, worrisome signs for an economy struggling to create enough jobs. unemployment Initial claims for state unemployment benefits rose 4,000 to a seasonally adjusted…

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Career fairs

Should I go to a career fair? Career fairs – View each career fair websiteA read about attending employers. – Employers are not just limited to “companies.” – Some are government agencies; some are non-profits. – Determine if any match your career interests and you match…

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Coping with recession

The U.S. economic recovery hasn’t felt much like one even for people who managed to find new jobs after being laid off. Most of them have had to settle for less payrecession. Only 56 percent of Americans laid off from January 2009 through December 2011…

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How R.T.s Can Make Their Resumes Stand Out

Radiologic technologists need every edge they can think of today toA land a jobA and the resume is the place to start. Whether it’s going to be submitted to the large, urban teaching hospital with a sophisticated online application system, or to the small radiology practice down…

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Jobs in Banking: The Major Job Types and Employers

Are you interested in a banking job? Banking is a core function within the financial services industry and banks are among the leading employers within the financial field. Here is a list of the principal job categories and employers within it. Banking Jobs Before looking…

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Seven In-Demand Tech Jobs

Lawyers and detectives may be the roles most commonly depicted on TV, but the jobs that get high ratings in real life are often lesser known Tech jobs. According to salary research from Robert Half, demand for positions such as mobile application developers, data warehouse…

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The 20 Best Paying Careers in Healthcare Where You Don’t Need to Be a Doctor

20 Best Paying Careers in Healthcare – Part 1 – No, you do not need to be a medical doctor to have a well-paying career in the health care field. Careers These careers are booming for two reasons: The population is aging, and people want…

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Focus resume on your results, not daily tasks

What seems more interesting: a laundry list of all the menial daily tasks and functions you performed at each and every job OR well-written resume, action statements illustrating the impact of your accomplishments? For example, aA receptionistA orexecutive assistantA resume may stateA ”I answered the phones”A ORA “Monitored and managed more…

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5 Ways Social Media Could Be Hurting Your Job Search

Social media is awesome, isn’t it? It does so much and asks so little. And using social media the right way can hook you up with the right people, in the right place, at the right time. When used to its fullest potential, actively engaging…

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5 Tips for Using LinkedIn to Find Star Employees

Successful business people are always looking for their next rock star employee. The question is where do you find them? The good news is that the latest LinkedIn stats — 60 million professional profiles spanning 200 countries — would indicate this is a good place…

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