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    3 Ways Green Companies Can Clean Up Their Hiring Processes

    3 Ways Green Companies Can Clean Up Their Hiring Processes
    As companies emerge from recession-induced hibernation, shake off hiring freezes, and start to cautiously advertise job openings again, they're finding an entirely different landscape than when they did their last round of recruiting. The holy grail for jobseekers? A meaningful, green job. Many factors have swirled together to create this phenomenon: unemployment rates around 9.5 percent; buzz about green jobs has ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Are Grads Realistic About Finding Their First Jobs?

    The ink may not yet have dried on their diplomas, but many college grads have already begun the hardest jobs of their lives: finding one. Facing one of the worst hiring outlooks in recent history and forewarned of its impact on their job prospects, newly minted grads have brushed the stars from their eyes and buckled down for the long ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    How to Find a Job Over the Holidays

    How to Find a Job Over the Holidays
    OFFICE PARTIES: Conquering the holiday office party doesn't just mean keeping track of how much you drink. Seasonal social events can be the best opportunity to network within your company, so you may want to consider veering away from the buffet line. "Whether you're the life of the party or full of social anxiety when it comes to holiday events, it's ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    15 Networking Mistakes You Can't Make

    Networking, networking, networking. We’ve all heard about it and we’re sure you’re all doing it — but are you doing it right? Trying to develop job leads and new business contacts the wrong way can be just as damaging as not trying at all, if not worse. You want to (net)work smart, not hard, so make sure you’re making all the ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Twitter is the New Tool for Job Seekers

    Being in the job search is tough and as a job seeker you are not alone, especially with the more than 15 million who are out of work and in the job hunt. People don’t prepare for the job search although they should at least six months in advance. This provides you an opportunity to grow and build your network ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Some NY Colleges Working Hard to Get Grads Jobs

    Some NY Colleges Working Hard to Get Grads Jobs
    Dec. 12--College work will be key for job-seekers in health care, education and business, where jobs numbers are projected to grow, a federal study of employment said. However, landing a job after graduation is the result of several factors -- including planning, internship experiences and hands-on instruction -- based on a student's interests, area college officials said. [widget:news_callout_2] Many high school ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Three Reasons Green Jobs Are Back

    Three Reasons Green Jobs Are Back
    1) Federal Stimulus injection of over $1bn. This, coupled with private efforts like Khosla’s $1bn+ fund are stimulation innovation across the board. 2) Return to Corporate Values Industry leaders agree that green is good: for brands, for economies of efficiency, and for shareholders. Jobs in the CSR and environmental fields are blossoming at every level and location across corporate America — ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    6 Ways to Turn a Job Fair into a Job

    6 Ways to Turn a Job Fair into a Job
    When you’re young and the world is seemingly your oyster, going to a job fair sounds like a no-brainer. A bunch of companies looking to hire? and all in the same place? As long as you bring enough copies of your resume and pass them out to everyone, you’re certain to get a callback. Right? Not necessarily. Without the right approach, ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    High-Paying Jobs for English Majors

    High-Paying Jobs for English Majors
    Where are the good jobs for people who don't have specialized degrees in fields such as medicine, engineering and law and don't know how to do advanced coding in five different computer languages? In other words, what kinds of good-paying jobs are out there that can be performed by the generalist -- someone with a typical liberal arts degree in English, ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Are These the Best Jobs in America?

    Are These the Best Jobs in America?
    Here's an interesting chart purporting to show the "Best Jobs in America." Predictably, lots of jobs in information technology and medical services make the list. But one failing of this chart is that it ignores the costs and risks involved in actually landing these jobs. Being an anesthesiologist, for example, requires that you go to medical school and assume a six-figure ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Student interns head back to college to tout Energy Department

    Student interns head back to college to tout Energy Department
    A second class of student ambassadors have completed their internships with the federal government, and six of them will return to their college campuses talking about the Energy Department. Of the 30 participants in the 2009-2010 Federal Service Ambassador Program sponsored by the nonprofit Partnership for Public Service, six college students were enrolled in a new Energy Department-specific internship. Energy's program ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Outlook for 2009 Grads: Good Jobs Available for Flexible Candidates

    Outlook for 2009 Grads: Good Jobs Available for Flexible Candidates
    Sherman Murdoch, who is graduating in June with a degree in mass communications from Tennessee State University, is frustrated. “I’ve been consistently searching job-related Web sites, networking with people in the know and working on my craft,” he says. Still, Murdoch is worried he’ll end up “working a job that I’m not passionate about or that I can’t learn from.” [widget:crunch_apps_callout_] ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Do College Endowments Affect Graduates' Salaries?

    Do College Endowments Affect Graduates' Salaries?
    The size of a university's endowment is frequently a measure of its wealth and prestige. Despite the significant hit that endowments took last year—plummeting an average of nearly 20 percent—many schools still have enormous resources at their disposal. But is that money being spent on improving the education of students, and how well do those substantial sums of money help students ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Feds to Hire 600,000 Employees by 2012

    Feds to Hire 600,000 Employees by 2012
    600,000 over three years. 273,000 deemed mission-critical. That's how many people the Partnership for Public Service projects the federal government will need to hire by 2012 to fill growing needs as well as replacing a baby-boomer workforce set to retire. These numbers and other hiring projections are listed just in time for some Labor Day reading in the third edition of ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    The Seasons Best Entry Level Holiday Jobs for College Students

    The Seasons Best Entry Level Holiday Jobs for College Students
    Working in retail doesn't necessarily mean that every day is the same. If you're looking to add some excitement to your retail career or earn some extra cash with an out-of-the-ordinary job, there are plenty of seasonal opportunities that go beyond ringing cash registers and stocking shelves. [widget:becoming_a_community_10_step_guide] While all positions are not the same, consider one of the following cool ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    9 Ways to Wake Up Earlier

    Some of us are night owls. Others, early birds. Apparently, based on your chronotype, you will be more naturally alert earlier or later in the day. And your type may dictate when and for how long you sleep. But while a natural variance in sleep patterns is natural, it appears that the early bird is indeed the more coveted of ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    15 Companies Hiring Despite the Recession

    15 Companies Hiring Despite the Recession
    Are you looking for a job, but think you can't find one because there just aren't any opportunities out there? Think again. There are a few companies that are still growing and thriving despite, or maybe because of, the economic downturn. WomenCo. did the research for you and compiled a list of 15 workplaces that aren't laying people off, and that ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    How Much Are You Worth? The Entry-Level Salary Conundrum

    How Much Are You Worth? The Entry-Level Salary Conundrum
    Any job searcher knows that one of the joys (make that “joys”) that goes along with finding and securing employment is figuring out how salary fits in. Does a job with better long-term potential balance out a low salary? If a position will require a lot of night and weekend work on top of nine-to-five days, will you take it only ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    10 Highest Paying College Majors Share Common Denominator: Math

    Want a high paying job after college? Being good at mathematics and computers may be your best bet. This new chart from Payscale shows that all of the top 10 jobs are heavily analytical with engineering degrees topping the list. [widget:follow_us]
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Job Search Resolutions for Spring

    Job Search Resolutions for Spring
    It's already a new year and, for those who are unemployed, it may be a time for new job-hunting strategies. I've consulted with South Florida's job market experts to avoid the mistakes of yester-year and get off to a running start in 2010. Get back to basics If you haven't been getting interviews, it may be time to again review your ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +3