The U.S. staffing industry has created more than 300,000 jobs since September 2009, according to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Social scientists and psychologists are beginning to think of intelligence not as a yes/no proposition, but as a set of skills, some of which may be stronger than others.
As a new graduate competing in the job market against more experienced workers, it’s easy to become intimidated, especially in this economy. After all, what can you possible offer against years of experience in the field and impressive skill sets? The answer is easy, if you have the confidence to market yourself.
Tony Schwartz, who is President and CEO of The Energy Project, says we’re suffering from an energy crisis, and this one’s personal.
In Think and Grow Rich, (originally published in 1937) Napoleon Hill gives jobseekers very modern advice. He tells people who want to achieve success that “It is up to you to sell your own services. The quantity and the quality of service rendered, and the spirit in which it is rendered, determine to a large extent, the price and duration of [your] employment.”
Many people are reconsidering their life’s work during this recession. Kiplinger has a great article on the careers predicted to do well over the next decade.
What was your role in your last job? Not specifically, not your job title; but in the big scheme of things – why did your manager hire you?
In Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill discusses the difference between Leaders and Followers. He divides the whole world into these two categories, and asks each person to make a decision about which they want to be in their chosen field.
An elevator pitch or elevator speech is a short, persuasive description of a person, organization or group, or an idea for a product, service, or project. An elevator pitch is often a part of a marketing communications, brand, or public relations program. Good elevator pitches are concise and compelling to their target audience.
To Facebook or not to Facebook? That is the question. How does social networking fit into your regular networking – and how is it different?
We asked these questions of John Burton, manager of customized training for ICATT and presenter at WorkSource’s workshops on social networking.