Archive for June, 2014

The Independent Team Player

Photo 57 (2)Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States that commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. The day when 13 colonies decided the team they had been a part of was no longer working for them, so they declared their independence and formed a new nation—The United States of America!
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Mighty “Mouse”

DavidToday I will reveal the underutilized powers of the mouse; the seemingly ordinary object sitting on your desk. Once these powers have been unveiled and shared, you will be the life of the office!

Generally, a mouse is used in conjunction with the PC. Have you ever wondered what you can do with the mouse other than simply point and click? The following are some helpful “clicking” hints you can use to increase your productivity:
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Sizzling Summer Job Search Tips

June 21st is the first official day of summer. If you have not yet landed that perfect summer job, you might be thinking it is too late to even try. If full-time employment is your goal, you may be thinking that everyone is in “vacation” mode and that there is no sense wasting the lazy days of summer pounding the pavement looking for a job. Well, I am here to encourage you to shake off those summer time blues and follow these productive summer job search tips.
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Summer Jobs for Youth

CorneliusSummer doesn’t officially begin until the 21st of June, however if you are a student, your summer has already begun. Many of your friends have jobs or are enrolled in summer programs, and you are already bored! If this sounds familiar, don’t be discouraged. Here are are some tips to help you make the most of your summer job hunt.
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Long-Term Unemployment

Not too long ago, I had an in-depth conversation with an HR professional who volunteers at BJM (Between Jobs Ministry) helping job seekers who are long-term unemployed. Labor analysts define long-term unemployment as those who have been looking for work for more than a year. This HR professional emphasized the importance of networking, utilizing social networking tools and keeping skills current when searching for a job. Let me elaborate.
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