WASHINGTON – Blacks and Hispanics lag behind whites for higher-paying jobs at the largest rates in about a decade as employment opportunities dwindled during the nation’s economic woes and housing slump.
Census data released Monday show an increasingly educated U.S. work force whose earnings didn’t always seem to match up with ... Continue Reading
Property Management is a highly skilled and multi-task job. There is much more to property management that most people think. There are as many levels of property management, as there are properties.
There are many types of property managers. Some just manage rental properties for the owner, while others manage large ... Continue Reading
You have a job now but you know a lot of human resource professionals who have fallen victim to layoffs blitz. Some saw coming. Others do not.
If you think you could leave your job, voluntarily or not, you’ll have a comprehensive search strategy of human resources because of the good ... Continue Reading
More pink slips over the horizon. According to Challenger Gray, the outplacement firm and Christmas, 1 million more job cuts likely in 2009.
However, there is a ray of light among the dark clouds of recession, says company CEO, John Challenger, and it is this: layoffs can be good news, in ... Continue Reading
Ms. [her last name]
Thank you for your email regarding the [position] at [company]. I appreciate the opportunity to speak with you about the position, and would prefer you call me at [number] on [date and time].
[your full name]
Your answer doesn’t have to be any longer than her original email, and ... Continue Reading
I’m 17 and I wanna get a job that has the highest salary.. What would it be like??? Thanks!
Find an activity that you love doing and you’ll never work a day in your life. Big money will find you if you have talent, ambition, and initiative anyway. So ... Continue Reading
Demand for highly skilled administrative professionals will remain steady this year, predicts the 2009 Salary Guides from Robert Half International.
While starting salaries for admins are expected to rise 2.6% on average in 2009, employees with specific skills—industry experience, technical aptitude, multilingual abilities and professional certifications—can command even more. For example, ... Continue Reading
By STU WOO and SUDEEP REDDY
California and North Carolina in March posted their highest jobless rates in at least three decades, as unemployment increased in all but a handful of states during the month, the Labor Department said Friday.
California’s unemployment rate jumped to 11.2% in March, while North Carolina rose ... Continue Reading
Abby G asked:
My sister has applied for a job in another state and she was asking me if the job interviewer is planning to hire her just by prescreening her. I have a job but I couldn’t remember what prescreening means.
Pre-screening, is kind of a preliminary interview, often done ... Continue Reading
By SARA RIMER
QUINN RALLINS, 23, graduated magna cum laude last year from Morehouse College with a dual major in international studies and Spanish. This spring, Mr. Rallins is finishing his master’s degree in comparative social policy at Oxford. He has analyzed research for the Rand Corporation in England, led workshops ... Continue Reading