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Posted June 23, 2014 by

Would an Abundance of Entry Level Jobs in the U.S. Boost Salaries?

If you’re not for increasing the minimum wage, perhaps adding more entry level jobs to the U.S. workforce would create a pay increase for employees.  Learn more in the following post.

What could possibly help elevate the earnings of entry-level workers better than a new minimum wage law? How about a thriving economy and near-zero unemployment!.06/22/2014 0:07:16AM EST.

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Posted September 20, 2013 by

Trying to Get Health Insurance for Your Entry Level Job as an Entrepreneur? One Possible Answer

If you are going to have an entry level job as an entrepreneur, it is a smart idea to get some health insurance.  The following post offers a new source that may be helpful.

With ObamaCare’s new health insurance exchanges debuting this October, you might have questions about what kind of plan to buy—especially if you’re an entrepreneur, small business owner or freelancer. In fact, you might be wondering whether you’ll be able to afford health insurance at all. To help

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Posted June 14, 2013 by

Want to Communicate Better on Your Entry Level Job? Avoid These 10 Communication Mistakes

While you may not be the most talkative person on your entry level job, it is important to have good communication skills.  Improve yours by avoiding 10 communication mistakes in the following post.

A Guest Post by Marvin Brown Whether you’re engaging in chitchat with coworkers on the first day of your new job, or talking to a prospective client to land a potential sale, you need good communication skills in the workplace. All employees experience awkward moments, such as being alone in the elevator with

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Posted May 16, 2013 by

Will Increasing the Minimum Wage Hurt Entry Level Jobs for Millennials?

While most minimum wage workers would probably love an increase in pay, there is talk about how doing so could hurt finding entry level jobs.  Learn more in the following post.

America’s youth greatly benefit from these types of entry-level jobs where they develop the skills and work ethic necessary to succeed further down the line. But increasing the cost of hiring makes it dramatically more difficult to …

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Raising minimum wage will kill jobs for young Millennials

Posted August 20, 2012 by

If you fix the housing foreclosure crisis, you fix the job market

ForeclosureTwo news stories this morning illustrate the daunting challenges the economy continues to face on the road to recovery.  First, a New York Times articles points out that the Obama Administration was too slow to address the housing market crisis, which has been a major drag on the economy.

Meanwhile, a report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York estimates that about one-third of the jump in unemployment from 5 percent to its 10 percent peak in October 2009 can be traced to a mismatch between the supply of labor and job openings.  The remaining two-thirds of the increase is due mainly to a lack of demand.  (more…)

Posted August 28, 2010 by

Video: Taking Your Recruiting Message Mobile: Why, How, and When

I had the pleasure of delivering this 75 minute presentation a couple of months ago in San Diego, California at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2010 annual conference. The description of the presentation was as follows:

Learn why your organization needs to have a mobile recruitment marketing strategy and how best to implement it so you can recruit the candidates you need and stay within your budget.

Virtually every member of Gen Y and about 90 percent of Gen X’ers and Baby Boomers care enough about only one electronic device to carry it with them virtually everywhere they go: their cell phones. If your organization’s web site and recruiting message are not fully accessible to your most sought after candidates on their mobiles then those candidates will end up becoming employees of your competitors. In this highly interactive and humorous presentation, learn why your organization needs to have a mobile recruitment marketing strategy and how best to implement it so you can recruit the candidates you need and stay within your budget.