Job Search After a Layoff: 7 Ways to Start

Losing a job is stressful; an unexpected layoff can be devastating. Seven tips for making the most of your post-layoff job search. In today’s economy, layoffs have become a fact of life. There is no such thing as an indispensable employee. Improved unemployment numbers aside, the possibility of losing your job and beginning a newContinue reading “Job Search After a Layoff: 7 Ways to Start”

Resume Fatally Flawed? How to Make It Clear!

By this time, you should know that typos and grammatical errors can be fatal to a resume. However, there is one flaw that is the most deadly of them all—the perfect resume killer! Rambling and unclear language. Compared language that is all over the place, the occasional typo, outdated technology references or even an unexplainedContinue reading “Resume Fatally Flawed? How to Make It Clear!”


HR Voices: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN TODAY’S JOB MARKET Today’s HR Voices is by John Kriegsmann: The current recession has been long and deep. The published rate of unemployment (which the Bureau of Labor Statistics refers to as U-3) has ranged from a high of 10 percent in 2009 to today’s rate 8.1 percent. Unfortunately, theContinue reading “HR CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN TODAY’S JOB MARKET”

Can increased productivity be an obstacle to employment growth?

EDMONTON, AB–from Troy Media Even raising the question sounds odd, because productivity a good thing, right? The recent story south of the border – where the post-contraction task of getting the unemployment rate down has proven an uphill battle – gives us a valuable perspective on the timely question.

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