Archive: April 2009
Now: Leadership and career-transition coach Then: Political intern Current position: Leadership, professional development and career-transition coach and lawyer; affiliated with Career Action Groups and with the nonprofit Executive Development Institute in Seattle. First job: Executive intern, Hawaii governor's office....
By Cindy Krisher Goodman The Miami Herald Here's something you don't hear the boss say often: You're forbidden from checking e-mail, making work calls and peeking at your BlackBerry. In these desperate economic times, more employers are forcing thousands...
Entrepreneurial wives are finding their companies may be the best places for their out-of-work husbands. It's an employment prospect that changes the professional power dynamic while complicating the nature of marriage.
By Kirsten Valle McClatchy Newspapers YALONDA M. JAMES/CHARLOTTE (N.C.) OBSERVER Timisha Daniels, 25, plays with her 10-month-old son, Cassidy. Daniels, who quit her job before giving birth, is now job hunting. Her husband was recently laid off. CHARLOTTE, N.C....
Losing a job can mean losing more than just a paycheck. Without some planning, an extended layoff can cause job skills to fade and make someone less attractive to potential employers.
For many college students in the class of 2009, the post-graduation job hunt has turned into a quest for a rewarding Plan B — or in many cases Plan C or D.
By Diane Stafford McClatchy Newspapers Don't you wish there was The Rule for job applications? Unfortunately, there isn't. Take cover letters. Should you write one? What should it say? How should you send it? I asked several human-resources professionals...
By The Associated Press Advice for college seniors on making the best of a bad job market, based on interviews with experts: Consider offering to work as an intern rather than a full-time hire. Some companies are reluctant to...
Pay: The 1,950 librarians employed in the Seattle-Bellevue-Tacoma area in 2007 earned a median wage of $30.09 an hour or $62,590 a year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The job: Librarians use the latest information technology to...
By Brandon Lowrey Los Angeles Daily News LOS ANGELES — A year ago, Lauren Ross had just four or five clients a month. Now she has that many every week. Her prosperity didn't come to an end with the...
At a time when many Americans are having trouble landing one job, some intrepid folks are logging on to create a patchwork of short-term opportunities.
Pay: The 930 garbage and recycling collectors working in the Seattle-Bellevue-Tacoma area in 2007 earned a median wage of $19.31 an hour or $40,160 a year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The job: Refuse and recyclable-material collectors...
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