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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Where the Green Jobs Are in the US

Where the Green Jobs Are in the US

The greening of American industry is in full bloom. Consider the numbers: From 1998 through 2007, the number of green U.S. jobs shot up 9.1%, while the rest of the… Read more »

Many Canadians are turning to self-employment after losing their jobs.

Many Canadians are turning to self-employment after losing their jobs.

Surprising data from Stats Canada has shown a significant growth in self-employment amongst Canadians during the month of April with 36,000 new Canadian entrepreneurs. This has resulted in a slight… Read more »

Senior Executives Are Not Happy In Their Jobs

Senior Executives Are Not Happy In Their Jobs

More than two-fifths of senior executives currently report job dissatisfaction, finds the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC) latest BlueSteps Executive Satisfaction survey of 196 such executives worldwide during a… Read more »

How to Make Temp Agencies Work for You

How to Make Temp Agencies Work for You

Did you know that temporary agencies are no longer placing just temporary workers? In fact, many of the larger, sought-after corporations have exclusive contracts with some of these agencies to… Read more »

Credit Checks Become Common in Employment Screening

Credit Checks Become Common in Employment Screening

A recent Salary.com Surveyrevealed that running a credit report is a relatively common practice employers use to judge an applicant’s level of responsibility, verify their employment history applicant’s level of responsibility,… Read more »

Following Up on Netwoking Leads

Following Up on Netwoking Leads

Job seekers often struggle with the notion of following up with networking contacts. Many are concerned that they will be perceived as a nuisance if they follow up with a… Read more »

Career Needs Inventory

Career Needs Inventory

Before you begin your job search, it’s imperative that you take an inventory of your career needs and examine what’s important to you.This will help you understand what type of… Read more »