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Preparation For Interview Gives You Best Leverage

Saturday, December 24, 2011, AM | Leave Comment

Preparing for interview is your best leverage to get the job of your dreams or just a job, period. You need lever of preparation to land a suitable job enough to get you through the current high unemployment days. It is often said that resume’ can get you to interview which in turn can actually […]



Old Geeks Must Be Given New Assignments

Friday, September 16, 2011, AM | 3 Comments

In the January/February 2009 issue of Base-Line magazine, there is an article By Skip Stein published 2009-01-12 about geeks in general and old geeks in particular. The main thrust of the article concerns “Older professionals could hold the key to creating more stable, durable software.” The name geek is mostly applied to people working in […]



8 Choices Available To You If Laid Off At 50 or Older

Friday, August 5, 2011, AM | Leave Comment

If you have been laid off at an older age – 50 and above – or still working but have been averting your eyes from the depressing headlines about the economy and high unemployment rate, it’s time to face reality. You could be next. With your 401(k) decimated, you are probably resigned to working longer […]



10 Steps You Can Take If You Are Laid Off

Monday, May 16, 2011, AM | Leave Comment

The job market is down and is way down for people who lost jobs last month and the months before. They have to work hard and smart to land another job of at least equal value. The job value can consist not only of pay but health care and other benefits as well. One has […]



Master Interview Skills To Get Your Next Job

Tuesday, February 8, 2011, AM | Leave Comment

Your functional resume full of nothing but the truth got you the interview with the company of your choice which, by the way, is very hard to come by these days. You are “IN.” How do you go about securing the job you are interviewing for. It’s an opportunity you don’t want to miss. You […]



Essential Qualifications For Market Research Analyst

Wednesday, January 26, 2011, AM | Leave Comment

In this day and age, acquiring digital and almost instant information by companies is on the rise. For that they need Market Research Analysts (MRA) whose job is to do research on what types of products and services customers want. Research on what types of people would purchase them and at what price. Market oriented […]



Essential Qualifications For Website Developer

Sunday, January 23, 2011, AM | Leave Comment

The online businesses need website and blog developers who not only have technical qualifications but some business background as well. I have come across many online sites that seem to be developed by high school kids with technical hooks and nooks here and there but with seemingly no business know-how and understanding. As far as […]



Unemployment Rate May Not Show True Picture

Saturday, January 8, 2011, PM | Leave Comment

It seems that unemployment rate may not show true picture of how many folks do not have jobs. The government report can best show how many are looking for work. I don’t think it’s an oversight on the part of the government. Some people have just given up looking for a job. They have long […]



Federal Reserve Secrecy Causes Jobs Disappearance

Thursday, December 2, 2010, AM | Leave Comment

The U.S. Congress requested the Federal Reserve Bank to quit working in secrecy and explain how much money the Feds had given to private companies such as Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch. The Feds got busy and started to look for secret documents that it had hidden from the public eyes [as if the American […]



Do Women Have Advantage To Land A Job?

Tuesday, October 5, 2010, PM | Leave Comment

There are a variety of ways to secure a job. All must be honest and based on a candidate’s professional qualifications. Whether you are male or female candidate for a job, your qualifications – education and experience – matter or should matter the most to a potential employer. That’s the way it ought to be. […]