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Posted October 20, 2014 by

The Rise of the Skilled Trades Career

Many are learning that having job-skills training is just as important as having a college degree. Employers look for those who can jump on board, hit the ground running, and do the job properly from day one. Successful employees may have training in necessary skills to perform job tasks, before they are hired. The U.S. economy now shows a recovery from the worst conditions of unemployment in decades. (more…)

Posted October 10, 2014 by

9 Reasons Americans Increasingly Hate Their Jobs

Aaron Gouveia

Aaron Gouveia, Salary.com contributing writer

At first glance, things seem to be getting better these days. We’re told the U.S. is in a period of gradual economic recovery, more companies are now hiring again, and unemployment continues to inch downward.

But as we head into the last few months of the year, it appears many American workers haven’t gotten the memo about the good news, and are preparing for a winter of discontent. (more…)

Posted September 23, 2014 by

After college; launching new products

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Time to launch words clock start new business company. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

One of the hurdles many college graduates face is unemployment. Many remain without jobs or end up in jobs for which they did not exactly study for. A few lucky ones are able to gather up some capital and venture into business. The business world is however not very welcoming. There are numerous challenges that face entrepreneurs as they seek to penetrate the market. The first challenge they encounter is how to launch their products or businesses in the market. Let us look at this issue in some detail and depth, as well as explore how to go about it. (more…)

Posted September 12, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Looking for Jobs Abroad? Employment in India on the Rise

For recent college graduates searching for jobs outside of the United States, India may be a good place to look at.  Learn more in the following post.

Quoting trade-analyst.com: “Studying the trends of various sectors, the media & entertainment industry has rocketed a 62% growth. Robust growth is exhibited by almost all the industry sectors monitored by the index like IT/ITES, Healthcare, Engineering& Construction, Production & Manufacturing, Travel and Education which indicates that the business sentiment is turning positive. We are

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Posted August 29, 2014 by

4 Effective Ways to Beat Job Search Stress

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Frustrated man unable to find a job. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Normally job seekers find themselves in a helpless position while searching for a new employment opportunity. Luckily, there are some tactics by which job seekers can reduce their high stress and land on a right job. All of us know that stress is the enemy that opposes a job seeker to find a better job unless they learn the effective ways of beating job search stress. If you’re also engaged in the job search process and also affected by a high stress level then you’re reading the right content. Take a look at the information shared below to beat your job stress smartly. (more…)

Posted August 27, 2014 by

Why Are Employee Referrals the Most Fruitful Way to Hire

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Portrait of multi-cultural office standing in a lobby. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Employee Referral is a simple internal recruitment method to interview and hire more employees through the referrals provided by their existing employees. The employees simply forward the résumé of a family member or friend who is looking for employment to the hiring department of the organisation. If their referral is selected, the employees receive a referral bonus. Employee referrals are few of the most cost effective ways of employee recruitment and the best means to build man power required by the organisation. With the growing number of dissatisfied employees and increased workforce attrition, it is becoming more and more essential for companies to hire quality employees that will stay and contribute to the business workflow. Listed below are the various benefits of employee referral schemes. (more…)

Posted August 21, 2014 by

5 Ways To Improve Your Post-Grad Job Search

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Female university graduate looking back at graduation ceremony. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The months proceeding graduation are nerve-wracking for any student. How to land that first real job is a feat made ever more imposing by the arrival of student loan bills. Maybe your parents begin reminding you that your education was an investment, and now it’s time that it pays off. So what do you do? Some resort to sending out thousands of resumes, or cold calling businesses for open positions. To avoid moving back in with your parents, or settling into the title of baccalaureate barista, here are some tips to make your post-grad job search a success. (more…)

Posted July 08, 2014 by

Want to Move Your Entry Level Job Search Along? 3 Steps that Can Help

If you have been searching for an entry level job and feel like you’re not getting anywhere, check out three steps in the following post to help move your search along.

About an hour after I got married, I lost my job. I’m exaggerating slightly, but I’m sure that’s what my in-laws probably thought. After our wedding, I moved their Georgian daughter up to Boston for my job—and then promptly lost it. Those were not fun months. A lot of young professionals are in

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Posted July 02, 2014 by

Smart Tips to Get Smart Jobs

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Job concept with a hook. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

As a fresh graduate, you frequently find yourself in a vicious circle. You have no experience and this is frequently why you do not pick a job. And since the economic crisis, really the job market is facing rigid competition, as there is a shortage of jobs throughout the world.

For organisations, personalities and qualities of graduates take precedence over technical skills. Points of attention for the candidates are: presentation in job interviews, explaining their motives and writing a good resume.

However, with high rate of unemployment, employers have to choose selected candidates among more than a few applicants. So, how do you get that first smart job? Behold the following steps: (more…)

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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