| 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...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Today’s professionals didn’t fantasize about becoming presidents and princesses when they were younger -- instead, their childhood dream jobs involved occupations such as engineering, writing and science.
American boys wanted most to be...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 4:42 AM
The new year represents a long-awaited new start for the Tribune Co.
The newspaper and television conglomerate emerged from bankruptcy Monday, a financially stronger version of the company that sought court protection four years ago but one that still...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 8:04 AM
Admit it. When you’re perusing people’s profiles on Facebook and other social networking websites, you sometimes judge them. “Bob is always partying.” “All Karen does is post pictures of her cats.” “Henry’...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:00 AM
An improving economy affords workers more opportunities, and job seekers have a reason to be optimistic. According to a recent CareerBuilder study, more than a quarter (26 percent) of hiring managers nationwide plan to add full-time, permanent employees...
| 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...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 9:26 AM
While the economy has been improving over the past few years, some employers are still cautious when it comes to hiring full-time workers. Instead, they’re turning to temporary help to fill their immediate staffing needs. According to a...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 3:32 PM
Forbes magazine recently published a a list called "The Top 75 Websites For Your Career." Four Chicago-based website were included in the list, and three of them are startups.
I first read about these Chicago connections in Robin Rayburn blog post on...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Hiring to stay mostly the same in 2012, with small business boost, says CareerBuilder...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 4:35 PM
The number of new people filing for jobless benefits last week increased by 15,000, but the total figure continued to remain below the key level of 400,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday. Overall, there were 381,000 initial claims for...