28
Aug

The Good News for Today’s Job Seeker

Employers’ struggle to attract new employees is resulting in higher salaries and more perks. The tide is beginning to turn for job seekers and employees. Since the Great Recession, job seekers have had difficulty landing a good-paying job, but it seems like this may be changing. Due to low unemployment, employers are having difficulty getting...
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27
Aug

How to use action verbs to make your resume stand out

Take a look at your resume. What words jump out at you? If you’re like most people, phrases like “was responsible for” or “worked on” are probably in there somewhere. And those phrases are totally…fine. But if you want to make your resume stand out from the rest of the people who were responsible for...
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24
Aug

Vital Tips for an Effective Job Interview Strategy

Feel confident about your next interview. Preparing for an interview? Congratulations! Your job search efforts have paid off. However, now you have to impress the hiring manager and human resources professionals in person. The desire to leave a good impression and say all the right things can leave even the most experienced professionals feeling anxious....
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16
Aug

Fox Business: “Small Business Optimism at 35-Year High”

Small business owners’ optimism touched a 35-year high in July, with businesses setting records in terms of job creation and hiring, while they cited the availability of qualified workers as their biggest challenge. In July 2018, the NFIB’s Small Business Optimism Index marked its second highest level in the survey’s 45-year history, at 107.9 –...
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8
Aug

Five Questions To Discover Your Dream Job

Day 2: Define your dream job. This post is part of Forbes’ Career Challenge: Get Job-Search Ready In 15 Days. You’ve found yourself in the job market. You’re likely tempted to start polishing up your resume, looking online, networking. Stop. Before you do any of this, start dreaming. An executive coaching client of mine recently found out...
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8
Aug

US Employers Add 157,000 Jobs in July

Unemployment Rate Hits 3.9% WASHINGTON — U.S. employers slowed their hiring in July, adding 157,000 jobs, a solid gain but below the healthy pace in the first half of this year. The unemployment rate ticked down to 3.9% from 4%, the Labor Department said Aug. 3. That’s near an 18-year low of 3.8% reached in...
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