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    How to Speak HR

    We may be in a recession but that doesn’t mean that companies need to suffer by hiring less than adequate talent. As an HR professional you have the power to highlight what your company offers even when times are tough. However, if you know the tricks used by HR experts you’ll continue to attract the very best. HRPeople has interviewed HR ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Best Cities to Earn More

    Best Cities to Earn More
    Despite the gloomy economy and bleak job outlook, there are scattered cities where wages are rising and the number of jobs is increasing. Washington, DC, and several parts of Texas top the list, but cities as far apart as Anchorage and East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, continued to experience job and wage growth at the end of last year, according to Bureau ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Which College Grads Make the Most Money

    Which College Grads Make the Most Money
    Which College Grads Make the Most Money And Other Career-Related Superlatives A recent article from CNN Money indicates that engineering majors outperform their classmates when it comes to starting salary offers. In fact, engineers of various disciplines claimed 4 of the 5 top spots for average salary offers in 2011. And computer science majors rounded out the group. But life isn’t ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +13
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    The Undergraduate's Guide to the Big Four Accounting Interview

    The Undergraduate's Guide to the Big Four Accounting Interview
    If you're looking to sign on with a Big Four accounting firm after graduation, a solid grade-point average, leadership in extracurriculars and internship experience will all put you in good position. But to land the job, you'll need to nail a competitive, complex interview process. Interviewing at one of the Big Four -- Deloitte & Touche USA, Ernst & Young, KPMG ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Featured Career: Executive Assistant

    Featured Career: Executive Assistant
    Executive Assistant Executive Assistants are a step up on the job ladder from Administrative Assistants. Like Administrative Assistants, they perform a variety of administrative and clerical duties necessary to run an organization efficiently. Executive Assistants, however, usually support a high ranking executive or will serve multiple managers. They will also aid in more advanced responsibilities, like researching, letter drafting, even marketing ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +12
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    Prep for the "Tell Me About Yourself?" Question

    Prep for the "Tell Me About Yourself?" Question
    It's one of the most frequently asked interview questions: Tell me about yourself. Your response to this request will set the tone for the rest of the interview. For some, this is the most challenging question to answer, as they wonder what the interviewer really wants to know and what information they should include. Eleanor dreaded this question. When it was ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +16
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    Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Managers Job Profiles

    Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Managers Job Profiles
    Significant Points * Keen competition is expected for these highly coveted jobs. * College graduates with related experience, a high level of creativity, strong communication skills, and computer skills should have the best job opportunities. * High earnings, substantial travel, and long hours, including evenings and weekends, are common. * Because of the importance and high visibility of their jobs, these ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    5 Green Jobs That Pay $50K or More

    5 Green Jobs That Pay $50K or More
    You know you want to do work that does good for the environment. The good news is there are plenty of opportunities out there. Monster Worldwide data shows a steady increase in the number of environmental job postings since 2005, particularly for engineers, protection technicians and specialists. This growth has been fueled by economic trends, with many jobs offered in the ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +8
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    11 Asian American Professional Organizations to Help You Get Ahead

    11 Asian American Professional Organizations to Help You Get Ahead
    In May, we celebrate Asian American heritage month. In that spirit, we’re highlighting some of the top professional organizations for Asian Americans. The organizations can help you land an internship, provide professional mentoring opportunities, help with job placement, some even offer pre-professional summer camps and other programs. And of course, they will help you develop as a professional once you're out ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    How to Refer a Friend for a Job

    How to Refer a Friend for a Job
    Finding a job is no easy task. Thankfully you’re employed, but it’s hard to watch your buddy network, scour job boards, send updated resumes, and… still not get a single call back. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could nudge her through the door at your company with a glowing reference? Definitely! But beware, oh gracious pal. Putting in a good ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Featured Career: High School Teacher

    Featured Career: High School Teacher
    High School Teacher High school or secondary school teachers help students delve more deeply into subjects introduced in middle school. They specialize in a specific subject, such as English, Spanish, mathematics, history, or biology, and also can teach subjects that are career oriented. Vocational education teachers (also referred to as career and technical or career-technology teachers) instruct and train students to ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Best States for Entry-Level Nursing Jobs

    Best States for Entry-Level Nursing Jobs
    The healthcare industry is facing an unprecedented nursing shortage, with a need of 1,000,000 new nurses by 2016. This means that the new generation of nurses needs to be trained now. If you are interested in a career in nursing you should gain experience by searching for an entry-level nursing job. Becoming a Home Care Aide, Certified Nursing Assistant or Medical ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    20 Career Lessons from Celebrities

    20 Career Lessons from Celebrities
    Celebrities. We love to hate them. We also love to watch their every move, laugh at their mistakes and scrutinize their decisions. Before they hit it big, even celebrities struggled to land that first entry-level job . That's why, like them or not, their celebrity status means not only have they achieved career success, they’ve also got a heck of a ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    A Bachelor's in Finance Can Equal a Great Entry-Level Job

    A Bachelor's in Finance Can Equal a Great Entry-Level Job
    Do numbers add up for you? Do dollars make sense? If so, consider investing your undergraduate years in a finance major to prepare for a career in business and financial services. There are dozens of occupations on the finance side of the ledger. Here are a few of the most common possibilities for bachelor's degree holders: Actuary If you've ever wondered ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Featured Career: Personal Chef

    Featured Career: Personal Chef
    Personal Chef A personal chef is not a private chef! While a private chef is employed by one individual or family at a time, a personal chef serves several clients, usually one per day, and provides multiple meals that are custom-designed for the clients’ particular requests and requirements. These meals are packaged and stored, so that the clients may enjoy them ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Gap Year Programs for College Grads and Working Adults

    Gap Year Programs for College Grads and Working Adults
    With May quickly approaching, you’re probably shrinking back from panic at the idea of graduating and getting a job in the real world. Or maybe you’re reading from your cubicle right now, passing time (slowly) at a job you hate in an industry you’re bored with. First, these feelings are totally normal in either case. Second, if you want to postpone ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +17
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    Nice Guys Finish Poor: 5 Personalities that Don’t Get Promoted

    Nice Guys Finish Poor: 5 Personalities that Don’t Get Promoted
    Money is nice. But the business of earning it, according to some researchers, may be just the opposite. A German study conducted by the Institute for Employment Research recently found that “nice” people tend to earn less money than their not-so-nice colleagues. Before you ditch your good manners and start practicing your growl, take a moment to reassess your nice guy/nice ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +14
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    You WILL Get Googled…Are You Afraid?

    You WILL Get Googled…Are You Afraid?
    I like to tell my clients they will be Googled just as surely as it will rain in Portland tonight. The latest survey revealed that 81% of employers WILL Google candidates. Do you know what they will see when they find you? Online reputation management is a critical piece of your job search. There is just no getting around it, no ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +6
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    10 Tricks for Working from Home

    In a century where convenience is the standard form of measurement, telecommuting is growing in popularity. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2005, more than 11 million people worked from home — that's about 8 percent of the U.S. population! And what's not to love about telecommuting? When you can work from the comfort of your home, skip commuter ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    10 Things NOT to Wear to Your Work Holiday Party

    What Not to Wear #1: Tacky Holiday Sweaters Why Not? If you're a teacher, wearing holiday sweaters and vests seems to be acceptable. While younger students may get a kick out of seeing you wear Rudolph with a big red pom pom nose front and center, an adult only holiday party calls for more mature attire. Try This Instead Sweaters are ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +2