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The latest workplace news/trends/issues from global outplacement and business coaching consultancy Challenger, Gray and Christmas.

The Interview: Last Bastion Between You and The Position

Interviews remain one of the most anxiety-inducing aspects of the job search. Once the resume is in order and applications completed and submitted, the interview, or more specifically, the interviewer, is the last bastion between a job seeker and the … Continue reading

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The Internship Movie: “Returnships” Will Ease Reentry To Workforce

The new movie The Internship coming out today and starring Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson as obsolete salesmen trying to maintain relevancy in the digital world, identifies an important opportunity for job seekers and hiring authorities. As job seekers struggle … Continue reading

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Tips for Teen Summer Job Seekers

As summer break gets underway for most of the nation’s high school and college students, many have already started summer jobs at the mall, day camps, amusement parks and movie theaters.  Those who were unable to secure a job offer … Continue reading

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How To Use Your Summer Internship

The nation’s employers are increasingly selective in recruiting and now demand that even entry-level candidates have on-the-job experience.  As a result, the once optional summer internship has become a requisite component of any young person’s resume, according to one employment … Continue reading

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Job Search Advice for the Long-Term Jobless

June will mark the four-year anniversary of the official end of the Great Recession and, unless there is a significant shock to the economy, it will be the 40th consecutive month of private-sector payroll gains.  Yet, millions of chronically unemployed … Continue reading

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Using Social Media To Land A Job

More and more employers and recruiters are visiting social and professional networking sites like Facebook and LinkedIn for the job search.  As the number of unemployed workers continues to grow, job seekers are using these sites to brand themselves to … Continue reading

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Labor Day Resolutions

 Labor Day kicks off what is typically a more volatile employment environment, as companies adjust payrolls to align with year-end goals and plans for the coming year.  This makes it the ideal time for workers and job seekers alike to … Continue reading

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