Archives: January 2009

Relevant Work Experience A Must, Say Employers to Recent Grads

Posted by: Lindsey Gerdes on January 27

Recent grads, take note: In this tough economy, relevant work experience may be more important than ever in securing a fulltime position. More than three-quarters of the nearly 1,200 employers...

Tough Economy Hits The Peace Corps

Posted by: Lindsey Gerdes on January 14

This just in from the Peace Corps: The government agency, which sends volunteers on 27-month stints to countries around the world, will be forced to field an estimated 400 fewer...

Overcoming an Unstable Work History

Posted by: Lindsey Gerdes on January 13

We all know the job market is competitive enough right now, even with an A+ resume chock full of accomplishments. But what about those who have the additional challenge of...

Mamas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Dairy Farmers

Posted by: Lindsey Gerdes on January 09

The folks at CareerCast.com have compiled a list of today's best and worst jobs based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. Census Bureau, and information...

Best of the Web: The New Year's Edition

Posted by: Lindsey Gerdes on January 08

Are you a young job seeker or professional who feels intimidated and overwhelmed by the many competing sources of information out there on the web? Here’s a tri-weekly rundown of...

People's Choice: Best Places To Work

Posted by: Tara Kalwarski on January 06

The entertainment industry's People's Choice awards show may not air until tomorrow night, but today Glassdoor.com released its first annual list of the people's choices for best places to work—50...

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