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If You Need Help Finding a Job, Avoid These Career Change Mistakes

February 15, 2013

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Tweet Making a career change if you have been working in a specific industry for a long time can be a daunting prospect. Even if you need help finding a job in another industry, you still need to have a plan of your own to make a career change. Here are some mistakes that career-changers […]

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Need Help Finding a Job? Make Sure You Are on the Right Path

January 25, 2013

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Tweet To find the right job for you, it is necessary to network and interview; however, an important component of your job search is often not considered. You should spend some time deciding what might be the best career for you; lack of interest or uncertainty may be affecting your job search. Considering your interests […]

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Veterans May Need Help Finding a Job

January 21, 2013

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Tweet Many veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars have returned to the United States to find a challenging work situation at home. The unemployment rate for post-9/11 veterans was 10.8% in December 2012 – which is an improvement from 13.1% in December 2011 – but still is high. Veterans may need help finding a […]

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Job Statistics Improving, but Economy Still Shaky

January 9, 2013

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Tweet The latest job statistics provided plenty of good news for those trying to find a new job. But even as unemployment falls in the vast majority of states, finding a job remains a challenge today. The reason? Unemployment is falling, but it isn’t falling fast enough. Until more jobs are created, job seekers will […]

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Job Search Stalled? Here are Some Tips for 2013

January 4, 2013

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Tweet We all make New Year’s resolutions – and most of us fail to keep them. But if your resolution involves conducting a better job search, there are several strategies you can use to make sure this is one promise that you keep. After all, 2012 is just about behind us. If you struggled to […]

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20-Somethings Asking, “Help Me Get a Job!”

January 1, 2013

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Tweet There’s a growing number of 20-somethings asking the same question: “Can’t anyone help me get a job?” There’s a reason for this: Unemployment rates among job seekers in this age group are high. And these young job seekers often face the huge financial burden of thousands of dollars of student-loan debt. It’s clear that […]

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Even with Employment Gains, Plenty Still Need Help Finding a Job

December 31, 2012

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Tweet If you need help finding a job, know this: You are far from alone. And don’t let positive headlines regarding the nation’s unemployment rate convince you otherwise. It’s true that the national unemployment fell again in November, ticking down to 7.7 percent, the lowest this rate has stood in more than three years. At […]

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With Job Creation still Sluggish, Finding the Right Job Search Advice Remains Key

December 28, 2012

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Tweet The economy is adding jobs every month. But it’s not adding enough to dramatically reduce the nation’s unemployment rate. This means that competition for open jobs remains fierce. It also means that finding the right job search advice remains key. A recent story by CNNMoney illustrates this well. Slow Job Growth As anyone who […]

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Need Help Finding a Job? The Fed Understands

December 24, 2012

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Tweet The Federal Reserve Board in mid-December took a step to help spur the economy and create more jobs: It agreed to keep a key short-term interest rate near zero until the country’s unemployment rate falls to 6.5 percent or lower. What does this mean for you if you need help finding a job? Plenty, […]

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Four Surefire Ways to Tank Your Job Interview

December 17, 2012

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Tweet You’ve managed to land a job interview. That’s no small feat in today’s challenging jobs market. But if you need help finding a job, landing a job interview is just the first step. Next? You need to show your potential employers that you are the right person for the job. You can’t do that, […]

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