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Serendipity Saturday, July 12, 2008

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Career Management Monday, September 29, 2008

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Career Management Monday, September 29, 2008 Written by Scot Herrick on September 29, 2008 in Cube Rules Commentary 5 Comments - Leave a comment!

JPMorgan Chase Buys Washington Mutual | Cube Rules

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JPMorgan Chase Buys Washington Mutual Written by Scot Herrick on September 26, 2008 in Cube Rules Commentary 3 Comments - Leave a comment! Could I do an interview on JPMorgan’s purchase of Washington Mutual ([link] NULL.kirotv NULL.com/news/17560813/detail NULL.html) ?

New Career Test Article Warns About Harmful Online Tests

Career Key

The Washington Counseletter , a well-known and respected publication for education professionals since 1963, has just published an article about evaluating career tests by Dr. Lawrence K. The article appears in the May 2008 edition of the Counseletter.

Like to Take Pics? Become an EveryScape Ambassador.

Telecommuting Journal

December 22, 2008 · 1 comment I took my kids to the Aspen Art Museum on Mill Street today. Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Like to Take Pics? Become an EveryScape Ambassador.

life@work: How Advanced Degrees Affect Women's Lives

Life@work

I read this article from CareerJournal.com with interest, about a large new study conducted by a law professor at Washington & Lee thats coming out next week on women and advanced degrees.

If You Hate Work That Much.

Evil HR Lady

Maybe you should just get a new job : Sheriff's detectives in Franklin County, Washington, say a man had his friend shoot him in the shoulder so he wouldn't have to go to work. Okay, okay, it was mainly to avoid a drug test, but still. At least it was a unique idea! via Blue Crab Boulevard

How Can You Become An At-home Customer Service Agent?

Telecommuting Journal

December 15, 2008 · 1 comment Guest Post by Melissa Brewer There’s been a lot of buzz in the call center industry regarding the use of home-based call center agents. About the Author Melissa Brewer is an writer-preneur based in Washington DC. Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal How Can You Become An At-home Customer Service Agent?

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Coworking Telecommuters

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Coworking Telecommuters May 26, 2008 · 11 comments It sounds like an oxymoron, doesn’t it. Linda W May 27, 2008 at 12:10 pm “Heck, maybe it’s a whole new business idea all together. Lisa, Editor May 27, 2008 at 12:37 pm Linda – The GSA Telework centers are indeed cool. Lisa, Editor May 27, 2008 at 1:08 pm Tony – thank you SO much for the added information.

Stop watching the news

Career Key

And grocery shopping makes me personally depressed - apple prices have risen to $2.39/lb from $1.99/lb 6 months ago, here in Washington state no less. Whether you are choosing a career , making a career change , or deciding whether to start your own business , this is admittedly an unsettled and uncertain economic time. We have Presidential elections coming up with two candidates with completely different ways of dealing with the recession. Little economic news seems good.

About That Training Budget

Evil HR Lady

The employee, Charles Daniels, 45, said he was called derogatory names and threatened by four co-workers and a supervisor from 1999 to 2001, when he worked as an aviation electrician for the company in Florida, Hawaii and Washington. The next time your management complains that your management training budget is too high, perhaps you can show them this New York Times article : The Lockheed Martin Corporation, the military contractor, has agreed to pay a former employee $2.5

Facebook Resume and Interview Advice Group Special for College and.

Resume Boutique

Thursday, November 27, 2008 Facebook Resume and Interview Advice Group Special for College and Grad Students Are you in college or grad school? They include: New York publishing company Washington D.C. Resume Boutique Blog Look your best on paper. Show your best in person.™

Teshuva

Learning Voyager

In 2008, some friends from Germany were planning to visit us in the States for a joint 25th wedding anniversary getaway to Virginia. Could we add Baltimore to our itinerary as we drove from New Jersey to Washington D.C. Here We Are. Now What? Sail away from the safe harbor.

Dr. Martin Luther King’s Economics: Through Jobs, Freedom

Resume Bear

was working hard to get people to Washington, DC. ” To Washington by Mule Cart. Nearly forty years later, on January 21, 2008, Democratic presidential candidates John Edwards, Hillary Clinton, and Barack Obama participated in a Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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The Decline of Social Snooping On Candidates and the Rise of the High School LinkedIn Profile.

HR Capitalist

Last year, for instance, Mr. Katzman’s company advised a high school senior in the Washington area to create a detailed LinkedIn profile and include a link on his application to Harvard.

Gates, Buffett, Kevin Rose and Pete Cashmore: Entrepreneurs Speak

Resume Bear

Kevin Rose at TechCrunch , April 20, 2009: Digg founder Kevin Rose almost sold his wildly popular aggregator to Google in 2008, and subsequently turned his resources toward creating a much stronger independent business instead.

Top 10 Cities of Geeks

Resume Bear

The city employed nearly a quarter of a million techies in 2008, the highest concentration of high-tech professionals in the U.S. Remember when geeks started having a comeback? Are they cool yet?

Three Ways to Innovate Like an Olympian at the Office

Ms. Career Girl

At this point, nobody beats Simone Biles,” observes Nastia Liukin, a 2008 Gold Medalist. Unsurprisingly, years of all-consuming toil separated that inspiring reverie on the banks of Lake Washington and the historic moment the Americans became world champions under Hitler’s baleful gaze.

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Top Careers of the Future

Resume Bear

Total employment is expected to increase by 10 percent from 2008 to 2018. Computer applications software engineers also are expected to grow rapidly from 2008 to 2018. In fact, 9 of the occupations earned at least twice the National median in May 2008.

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Brazen Careerist opens an office in DC | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook Brazen Careerist is opening offices in Washington, DC. Posted by ann hooker on October 10, 2010 at 5:23 pm | permalink | Reply >Brazen Careerist is opening offices in Washington, DC. Is this your first time here?

Justice Department Sues Nation's Largest Mortgage Insurance.

HireCentrix

WASHINGTON – The Justice Department announced today that it has sued the Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation (MGIC), the nation’s largest mortgage insurance company, and two of its underwriters, Elgina Cunningham and Kelly Kane, for violating the Fair Housing Act by discriminating against women on paid maternity leave. In 2008, U.S. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile.

Colloquium, Anyone?

Learning Voyager

My wife had a church music colloquium to attend in Washington D.C. Here We Are. Now What? Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." ~ Mark Twain About Me Terrence Seamon Facilitator, blogger, and transitionist, Terry is engaged, learning, and changing. Interested in reaching me, use my email, thseamon at yahoo dot com. View my complete profile My Blog List Aa.ha! Thinking Inside The Blog!]

Social Security is not the problem – Retirement security is the problem

Cube Rules

Social Security is usually discussed in terms of the deficit, and Washington brims with plans for cutting Social Security benefits. 2008: End of Company Retirement Plans Begins.

HR's Leaky Bucket

Blogging4jobs

The Wall Street Journal announced this week that for the first time since 2008 there were more voluntarily resignations than layoffs in February of this year. Someone at the Washington Post basically published a puff press piece on her.

3 Practices that Will Drive How the EEOC vs Kaplan (Credit Check Lawsuit) Plays Out In Court.

HR Capitalist

More from the Washington Post : "The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Tuesday sued The Washington Post Co. 's The commission said the practice has been in place since at least January 2008.". It's the gift that keeps on giving, right?

50 Most Creative Recruitment Ads in the World

JobMob

The DVD describes the marketing agency 2008 and the current vacancy … They delivered 70 boxes, but received over 100 applications … They did 20 job interviews and finally they got the guy who was perfect for the job.&#. The coolest work by really innovative and creative recruiters.

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Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show

HireCentrix

Eighteen states and Washington D.C. In 2008, U.S. This collapse was the largest since the Federal Reserve began tracking household wealth after WW2 From August 2007 to October 2008, an estimated 20%, or $2 trillion, disappeared from Americans’ retirement plans. The New Republic: How Washington Can Create Jobs. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile. Share Your Experience.

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The Capitalist Olympics Summary: What We Need Is a Big Enemy.(Celebration Dance Included)

HR Capitalist

We pretty much ruled the medal count at the Olympics until China hosted in 2008, with the People's Republic (China, not California) winning the overall gold medal count and the USA winning the total medal count. Yes - dressed as George Washington with great Stars and Stripes boxers (email subscribers click through for the animated gif of the dance. I'll admit it, I'm a homer for America. If that makes me insensitive, less likely to have global impact, etc. whatever.

Employment Law, Labor Unions & Social Media

Blogging4jobs

Nonunion workers at Anheuser–Busch InBev Metal Container Corporation in Newburgh, who make cans for Budweiser beer and other brands, were worried about their futures after the company was sold in 2008 to a Belgian group. Labor unions are using social media in new ways every day.

EEOC is reconsidering their policy regarding Criminal Background.

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WASHINGTON -- Employers often refuse to hire people with arrest and conviction records even years after they have completed their sentences, leading to recidivism and higher social services costs, experts told the U.S. The EEOC issued its first written policy guidance regarding the use of arrest and conviction records in employment in the 1980s and held a meeting on the subject in 2008,” said EEOC Chair Jacqueline A. Washington, D.C. In 2008, U.S. Be our Friend.

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Washington, D.C. Becky, as of January, 2008, Maryland law was clarified to provide that unused vacation time is a “wage” and must be paid to a departing employee, regardless of the employer’s policy on the subject. Question 1 – Is there a best way to resign while out on medical leave?

Who's Hiring from the Best Companies to Work for – Vol 18

Career Alley

In addition to being on this list, Microsoft is also at the top of Fortune’s most profitable list and is based in Redmond Washington.

Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

Ask A Manager

Example usage: “Hmm, the Washington Post is advertising a job fair on the 20th.&# “Oh no, that definitely looks like a Taco Bell Job Fair–it’s at a low-budget hotel, not industry specific, and you have to register to see any kind of employer list.

Diversity in DC | Blogging4Jobs

Blogging4jobs

Candidates asked not to have their last name used Ben Madden, PHR is an experienced HR Generalist and guest blogger covering the Washington DC Diversity & Career Fair event for Blogging4Jobs. Home ToolBox HR About Advertising Consulting Services Speaking Press Webshow Tweet This!

Public Health Careers To Fight Obesity

Career Realism

According to the Centers for Disease Control: Childhood obesity has more than tripled in the past 30 years, increasing in children 6 to 11 years old from 7 percent in 1980 to nearly 20 percent in 2008, and in adolescents 12 to 19 years old from 5 percent to 18 percent over the same period.

The Best Companies to Work for – Vol 16

Career Alley

Arnold & Porter – Based in Washington DC and number 65 on the list (and also on the Working Mother top 100 list), Arnold & Porter is a Law Firm that covers a broad range of industries.

Who's Hiring in the Top IT Companies – Vol 1

Career Alley

In addition to being at the top of Fortune’s most profitable list, Microsoft is also on Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work for“ and is based in Redmond Washington.

How To Pick The Right Career (Part 1)

Resume Bear

In 2008, there were about 207,900 Recruiters employed and by 2018 there will be about 265,900 thousand Recruiters employed. Between 2008 and 2018 there will be about a 27.9 percent increase in Recruiter jobs In 2008, about 1.6

coworkers can't see past my Russian accent — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

Washington State. Reply Anonymous January 15, 2011 at 12:03 pm The economic crisis was caused because of deregulation in the banking industry which resulted in irresponsible speculation in both the commodities (oil — remember those high oil prices from 2008?)

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Leadership Lessons from Campaign Headquarters

Water Cooler Wisdom

How Leadership and Organization Propelled Barack Obama to the White House  and is known for serving as the chief operating officer of President Obama’s epic 2008 campaign for the highest office in the land. From these factors, De Sio created the identity of his  ideal team member : ambitious, competitive, hungry, personally motivated, and driven to make a difference – and not necessarily with a Washington resume. Henry De Sio is the author of  Campaign, Inc.: