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2011.01.11

Common Job Hunting Mistakes (Part I of 100) Over 30 years as a recruiter and employment agency owner has taught me a few things the average person needs to avoid in looking for a job. These issues are founded in simple advice, not the crap doled ...

CATEGORY › BLUE COLLAR WORKPLACE
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2010.07.23

They’ve extended the unemployment benefits. PHEW! You’ve got the extension. But this may very well be the last so let’s get cracking.  It’s time. We just have to buckle down and make it happen.  And believe. It will happen. You’ve tried it all I’m sure by ...

CATEGORY › WORK IS GOOD
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2010.06.22

After all, there is more to this process than most think, even those that have been through this several times. See if this sounds familiar. It’s Thursday afternoon and your boss approaches, be it your office or the plant floor, and informs you that the company ...

CATEGORY › THE WORKFARCE
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2010.03.17

Send us your stories or anecdotes about workplace gaffs to: workfarce@ajobnearhome.com and we’ll publish it! Basic rules: it has to be clean. Let us know if you want your name, company name to go along with it! Let’s have some fun! Here are a few we ...

CATEGORY › WORK IS GOOD
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2010.03.17

This will drive Paris Hilton and many more selfish people nuts: The interview really is not about you, if you want to get the job. No Really, The Interview Isn’t About YOU! What a surprise to many, many people. You have been told and trained to REALLY ...

CATEGORY › WORK IS GOOD
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2010.03.04

I’m tired of talking to people who have not spent more than 3 minutes thinking about their experience before they go on an interview. They get asked “Why should I hire you?” and answer “I have good experience”. Or even worse: “Because I am a ...