- Job Fairs Gain Popularity Among Recruiters: With the state of the economy, job expos are more popular than ever, and having a good understanding of what’s expected at them is key. NY1’s Asa Aarons filed the following report.
- Confidence, Preparation Make A Job Candidate Stand Out: At a recent employment expo, NY1’s Employment reporter Asa Aarons spoke to more than a dozen hiring managers about what it takes for a candidate to stand out, and filed the following report on the responses.
- Know Your Bargaining Chips During A Layoff: With a little preparation, employees can have the upper hand when it comes to the layoff bargaining table.
- The Basics of Job Search: With the limited number of available jobs, it’s more important than ever to stand out amongst the crowd.
- Program Offers Jumpstart On New Careers: Laid off Wall Street workers are trying to jumpstart their careers with the help of a new city program.
- New York Public Library Aids Mature Job Seekers: The New York Public Library is expanding its career center to help the unemployed and focusing on middle-aged and older job applicants.
- Lack Of Income An Inspiration For Blog Writer: One unemployed New Yorker is turning unemployment lemons into lemonade with the help of a new blog.
- Curbing the Risk of Unemployment Related Depression: The vast majority of people who are going through through economic times do not become mentally ill, but help is available for those who become depressed or suicidal.
- FTC Warns Of Job Hunting Scams: When it comes to job hunting, the Internet is packed with classified ads and employment opportunities. Many are legitimate, some are not. Experts say one thing to be very careful about is a job that asks you for money, even if it’s only a small sum.
- Makeover Your Look to Relaunch Your Career: Elizabeth Kelly quit the professional world 13 years ago to raise her children. Now she is ready to return, but is worried about competing in a workplace that has changed dramatically.
- LinkedIn Can Speed Your Job Search: Social networking sites are becoming more popular as job seekers try to turn online connections to new opportunities.
- Mini-Resumes Combine Ease, Professionalism: A recent laid-off New Yorker forced to network discreetly, has created a tool that she hopes will help others do the same.
- ‘On The Job’ Training Takes On New Meaning: A Manhattan publishing company is redefining what it means to be an intern in the technology-driven workforce.
- Credit Reports Play Important Role For Employers: Whether you’re searching for a new job or looking to re-enter the workforce, mistaken information on your credit report could wind up costing you your next employment opportunity.
- Keywords Help Resumes Get A Second Look: Keywords can make the crucial difference between a resume that is ignored and a resume that gets a second look from the human resource department.
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