| Nov 11, 2013
| 7:30 AM
On Veterans Day, we honor and thank the men and women who have served our country. While the day focuses on their service, it’s also a reminder of the transitions they face returning to civilian life.
One of the biggest transitions veterans may...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Many people pursue careers in sales after they graduate from college because of the wide range of opportunities available. It’s also a promising field because of the growth it’s experiencing post-recession. According to Economic Modeling...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Google is a window into our collective soul (sometimes not the most flattering one). Many of us are willing to share pressing worries and weird anxieties with search engines that we'd confess to almost no one else.
And what's true of...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Social media have proved to be a powerful recruitment resource for companies. A recent CareerBuilder survey found that the 39 percent of hiring managers research candidates via social media to find out more about them. In a recent article in The Atlantic,...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Eleven million Americans are currently looking for work, yet 45 percent of human resources managers say they are unable to find qualified candidates for their open positions. For job seekers, this might not make sense; for HR managers, it all comes down...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The days of finding good job listings in the "help wanted" sections of newspapers are waning.
Now, online job search engines will likely be your key to finding a new place of employment. But in the age of digital information overload,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: This week I received a hiring offer including compensation for a job I didn't seek. (Yes, I'm experienced in a high-demand field and in my 30s.) Because I've been in my current position less than a year, I said thanks but no thanks. Second...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Health care is a reliably strong industry, since people will always need access to doctors, nurses and health resources. And it’s no surprise that mobile and wireless technology jobs have saturated many industries in the 21st century. According to...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: I'm starting to look for a job and recently read that job boards are on the way out. True? Should I spend time on them? -- M.C.L.
Not true. And, yes, certainly include job boards in your search. While general and niche job boards are no...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:50 AM
There’s a common belief that if your skills match the job description and you’re asked in for an interview, there’s little reason to believe you won’t get the job. In reality, there are a number of factors that hiring mangers...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Salary is one of the subjects we get asked about the most, particularly on our social accounts. While negotiating a salary is a topic that gets plenty of attention, the timing of when to bring it up is less discussed. Or rather, the discussion can leave...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 11:26 AM
At the start of the economic downturn, one of the factors that brought our country into a recession was the burst of the housing bubble. Now, as the housing market slowly recovers, it’s helping to spur economic growth.
A new study by CareerBuilder...