Ever Considered Joining a Labor Union? It Has Its Advantages

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Labor unions are an important part of our society and economy. They have helped shape the job market into what it is today, giving workers a voice regarding their pay, benefits and work environment, among other factors. Much of the respect and rights that workers have today are a result of the influence that labor […]

The Best Summer Jobs for College Students 2016

best summer jobs for college students

Summer is fast approaching, and 2016 is an excellent year for college students seeking summer employment.  Unemployment is at an all time low, and there is likely to be more job openings than jobseekers for summer jobs, so students will have more choices available to them.  But if you are hoping to land a summer […]

5 Signs Your Boss Doesn’t Like You, and How to Handle Them

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Do you find yourself feeling down on the job because you don’t get a positive vibe from your boss, and feel they don’t like you?  Not only is any relationship that doesn’t make you feel good about yourself hard to deal with, but you could also be anxious about the future of your job, which […]

Is Going Back to Your Old Job an Option for You?

going back to an old job

In your pursuit of the ideal job, have you ever considered working for a previous employer?  Nowadays, the option of going back to an old job is becoming more and more popular for jobseekers (commonly referred to in this case as “boomerang employees”.   According to a study done by Workplacetrends.com, 76 percent of HR professionals […]

Why You Shouldn’t Worry About Robots Taking Away Jobs

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The talk is everywhere: in the near future, robots will be replacing millions of people in their jobs.  As technology rapidly advances, machines are more intelligent and capable than ever of performing tasks once only made possible by a human being.  Many repetitive, routine jobs in sectors such as manufacturing, customer service and farming will […]

Have a Job Hopping Past? How to Explain it to Hiring Managers

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When it comes time for a job interview, a big source of anxiety for many jobseekers can be how they are going to explain to employers the frequency of times they switched jobs.  One of the most important messages you want to send to hiring managers is that you are loyal and committed, and will […]

5 of the Most Tragic Mistakes Jobseekers Make

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There are many steps involved in job hunting, from drafting your resume and cover letter, to finding suitable positions to apply for, to landing and getting through interviews.  Many jobseekers tend to get stuck in the same, comfortable job search habits that they have used for years, neglecting to take a look at what could […]

Outsmart Applicant Tracking Software and Get Your Resume Noticed

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You aren’t going to have much luck applying to jobs online nowadays unless you structure your resume in a way that will agree with applicant tracking software.  Applicant tracking systems are kind of like robots for human resources; they use algorithms to search through resumes that are submitted for a particular job opening, to determine […]

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