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If you can write well, you can be successful Web freelancing

Friday, August 28, 2009, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Many folks have been laid off in a variety of industries including media and advertising companies. It’s a bad time to get a job in any discipline. However, there is one source of writing projects that is actually growing. Hundreds of online sites, especially bogs, are popping up every week. Many of them are created […]

6 Big jobs remain recession-resistant

Wednesday, July 8, 2009, 1:38 PM | Leave Comment

Because of this lousy market and the deepest recession in memory, every which way you look at it, jobs are being eliminated. It’s hard to think that there will be new jobs available. The Obama Administration says it is willing to provide money and other resources to create jobs in certain industries that were important […]

Job openings in financial-services are on the rise

Thursday, July 2, 2009, 7:33 AM | 1 Comment

Many financial news and recruiters suggest jobs in financial sector are easing up on skilled job seekers. The improving financial markets and increasing investor confidence seem to be the main catalyst. Some firms that had laid off too many employees at first are now in a position for rehiring. Most desired are proven performers skilled […]

Pursuing Your Passion vs A Field With Job Security

Tuesday, April 28, 2009, 12:38 PM | 1 Comment

Job security in this economy? Hard to come by, no matter what profession you choose. Even in good times during the good old days, it was not enough to pursue a field with perceived stability. You will want to pursue in a field you feel passionate about and can make a decent living doing it […]

Great Opportunity If You Are An Expert

Friday, March 6, 2009, 12:39 AM | Leave Comment

As the recession continues to deepen, a small but growing number of people are taking their skills online, doling out expertise or performing specified tasks for a fee. Work at home sites are gaining popularity as people increasingly turn to the Web in search of work. Internet job-search sites saw a 51% rise in traffic […]

Losing Your Job Is Quite Fearsome

Saturday, January 31, 2009, 12:04 AM | Leave Comment

It definitely looks like the Great/Worst Depression of the 1930s. You see long lines of the newly laid off at the unemployment office everyday. This month alone, several major companies, including Caterpillar, General Motors, Texas Instruments, Home Depot, Sprint Nextel and Pfizer brought the total of jobs shed so far this month to 187,550. This […]

Resource Guide To Find a Job Online

Monday, December 29, 2008, 12:16 AM | Leave Comment

Unemployment at a little less than 8% is still quite high. I hope it keeps getting lowered each month. Needless to say we need to have full employment which some economists put it at 5%. Many people have given up even looking for a job. Whether you have recently been laid off or have been […]