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What Industry and Where You Live Helps in Finding a Job!

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economy out of a deep recession, your chances of finding job depend a lot on where you live and what industry you’re hoping to work for. For the past two years, the economy has been adding about 175,000 new jobs a month, barely enough to produce a gradual decline in the unemployment rate. The state is also benefiting from a pickup in tourist and industries unrelated to housing. Much like the uneven recovery that is slowly pulling the U.S.

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my employer revoked everyone’s telecommuting status, my coworker copied my LinkedIn profile, and more

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It’s a very small company (less than 5 people) and has been hit in recent years by the economy; people have been laid off. I just dont believe them that I need to explain every expense – a $2 metro card? But you might look for ways to streamline expenses — for instance, rather than having to record a $2 metro card every time you go to a meeting, see if you can buy a $50 metro card for the month and categorize it as “traveling to meetings.”


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Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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I am just talking about my personal experiences, and some of this isn’t from the recent economy, I’m talking 7-8yrs ago stuff like this happened. But anything sponsored by a large metro area’s newspaper and/or hosted at a hotel is basically a cattle call. About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

in a long interview process, can I ask about salary? — Ask a Manager

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I went on an interview in which the first 10 minutes or so the employer spent telling me all about the salary and benefits (including which health insurance company the place uses). The employer mentioned salary and benefits first (literally first) and I still lost. Reply Mike January 6, 2011 at 10:59 am “My expectations are that you pay a fair salary given my experience, the market and other benefits that your company offers&#.

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