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Daily Job Hunting Quote


Question Proposed on LinkedIn: What Are the Best and Worst Words for Resume Success? Others’ Responses: – Worst words: According to the Wall Street Journal quoting a 2013 survey conducted by Harris Poll, the top words and phrases you should never use on your résumé include go-getter, think outside of the box, go-to person, thought leadership and results-driven. Hiring managers consider these words and phrases to be subjective and cliché. – Best words: Instead, you

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UNEMPLOYMENT RATE CONTINUES DOWNWARD TREND The unemployment rate decreased slightly to 7%, according to U.S. Department of Labor reports. Hiring increases were reported in transportation, warehousing, healthcare, and manufacturing, totaling 203,000 new hires. Take advantage of the momentum at the beginning of the New Year to jump-start your career search. Transportation & Warehousing (+31,000 jobs)     Couriers & Messengers (+9,000 jobs)     Truck Transportation (+8,000 jobs)     Warehousing & Storage (+5,000 jobs)     Air Transportation (+3,000 jobs) Healthcare (+28,000

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HR Manager: Do You Care About Your Redundant Employees? Here is a LinkedIn recommendation I authored for a client of mine. He is an HR Manager who truly does care about his employees, even during a layoff. Tod hired our outplacement organization to aid in a transition. I have worked with Tod in 2 previous instances so I have come to know and understand Tod as a colleague. He is a tremendous influence on his

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Help In Times Of Crisis

Help In Times Of Crisis This is a wonderful publication created by Alliance Credit Counseling. It can be also found on their website at www.knowdebt.org.