Category Archives: Special Issues

discrimination, older job seekers, long-term unemployment

Convert The Internship To Full Time Position

Full Report Here With most of the nation’s colleges and universities quickly nearing the end of the spring semester, tens of thousands students and new graduates across the country are preparing to embark on summer internships, which are increasingly vital … Continue reading

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Challenges abound as military transition to civilian job market

As the United States continues to draw down forces in Iraq and Afghanistan and with the Pentagon under pressure to cut spending, involuntary separations for members of the military are being utilized for the first time since the end of … Continue reading

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Employers ask for workers’ Facebook passwords

As employers become increasingly selective about whom they hire, it appears that some are taking the bold step of asking applicants for full access to their Facebook profiles, which means handing over one’s username and password.  It is unclear how … Continue reading

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Using social media to your advantage

Over the past decade, the Internet has revolutionized the job search in many ways.  One of those ways is by making it easier for people and groups to find each other and communicate.  The rapid growth of social media tools … Continue reading

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FREE JOB ADVICE NATIONWIDE DECEMBER 27-28

As the job market continues to recover at a snail’s pace and millions of Americans struggle to overcome long-term unemployment, global outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. will suspend normal business operations for two days so that its staff … Continue reading

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Slowing recovery threatens holiday hiring

The latest bumps on the economy’s road to recovery could not have come at a worse time for holiday job seekers.  While retailers are still holding out hope for decent holiday sales, the slowdown is likely to dampen expectations and … Continue reading

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Job fairs require strategic approach

While job fairs are considered to be among the least effective job search methods, thousands of frustrated and desperate job seekers across America attend these events in the hopes of landing a position.  While the odds are stacked against the … Continue reading

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