NEW YORK (MainStreet) — It’s hard enough to land a job in this tough labor market, so the last thing you want is to send a bad first impression. But sometimes job hunters do just that by overlooking the most basic grooming necessities.
“I think when you are on a job interview, ... Continue Reading
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — With the U.S. unemployment rate currently a shade over 9% and the “underemployment” rate closer to 20%, jobless Americans can’t be too picky about the jobs they take. But before you jump on a position with a fledgling company, make sure you know what you’re getting ... Continue Reading
I have been hiring teenagers for the restaurant business for many years. Most restaurants are looking for high school employees in most areas so you should be able to get hired at a restaurant in your area fairly quickly as long as you are over 16yrs old.
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NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Students and recent graduates hoping to land that dream summer internship will likely face an improved, but still mixed, job environment this year. The private sector has boosted the number of job openings available throughout the year, but budget problems at the state and local government level ... Continue Reading
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Fear not, college grads, there is a chance you may actually get a job after graduation. At the very least, your odds are much better than they were for the Class of 2010.
According to a new survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, ... Continue Reading
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Given the choice, younger professionals are most interested in working at tech companies and government agencies, but they are comparatively disinterested in working in the financial industry, a new survey shows.
Google (Stock Quote: GOOG) and Apple (Stock Quote: AAPL), two of the biggest tech companies in the ... Continue Reading
Many people seek seasonal employment this time of year, either full-time or as supplementary income. A new survey from CareerBuilder suggests that these job-hunters should act fast.
The survey of 2,400 employers found that 45% of those planning to hire seasonal employees in the fourth quarter would not be accepting applications ... Continue Reading
The real problem with the economy isn’t that there are too few jobs available, but rather that there are too many.
When the recession began in December 2007, there were 4.4 million job openings, but that number dropped to less than 2 million in 2009 as the economy remained sluggish. Now, ... Continue Reading
Two years after the $613bn (£399bn) collapse of Lehman Brothers, the London arm of the investment bank is back on a recruitment drive.
The Sunday Telegraph has learnt that the administrators of the bank’s European division, based in London, have hired 100 people during the summer, and are recruiting.
Those hired include ... Continue Reading
President Barack Obama’s efforts to boost electric car production within the next five years are already paying off and they’re helping more than just battery makers.
Less than a year after the President promised $2.4 billion in federal grants for electric car development and manufacturing, ailing U.S. automakers have started hiring ... Continue Reading