Archives for September 2013

Overtime and the Law

Knowing Your Rights as an Employee Employment law is an area that every employee needs to have at least a basic understanding of to ensure they are being treated fairly, that their employer is adhering to the law and that they also receiving all of the right entitlements. Although it is the employers responsibility to pay […]

15 Great Healthcare Careers

With the baby boom generation aging there is more and more demand for healthcare professionals and not just in nursing homes either. Todays seniors are more active (and interested in staying that way) but their bodies aren’t necessarily cooperating. Here are 16 Health Care occupations with good prospects to consider. 1) Audiologists – Audiologists diagnose and treat a […]

The Path to Success: From Intern to Employee

The job market has never been more competitive than it is now. So candidates today have to go above and beyond to stand out against other applicants. Obviously, the work experience of each candidate is important but how you present yourself is equally important. Once you have the basic educational qualifications required, employers are in a position where they […]

Unemployment and Employment Charts

Unemployment Rate Chart – The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate from 1948 to the present is one of the most watched statistics. Where is it now and should you trust it? Current U-6 Unemployment Rate– Many people consider the U-6 the “real” unemployment rate. See where it is now. Current Employment Data – How many jobs are there […]

How Your Social Media Profile Affects Your Job Search

New job seekers of today’s work force are entering a competitive environment that requires much more emphasis on one’s online presence. Today’s intern or potential candidate has to worry about his social media profile, whether online bullies have ruined his reputation, and where and how to display his work so that it receives the most […]

10 Reasons You Should be Blogging

No experience is necessary to become a blogger. So, if you enjoy writing and have a lot to say – what are you waiting for? It could open up a lot of doors… Here are 10 reasons why you should enter the blogosphere. 1. You can use it as your new CV Your blog can act […]