Three Roadblocks in the Way of the Freelance Economy

Workology

Roadblocks to the Freelance Economy. The political structure in Washington, D.C. Life Work freelance economy freelancers world of work If you have been reading about the future at all you know that I and others have written about the rise of independent contractors or freelancers as a force in the world of work.

More Workers Apprehensive about Strength of Economy

Resume Bear

ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips More Workers Apprehensive about Strength of Economy 02. “Workers are a bit more apprehensive about the state of economy given the market’s reaction to the latest job reports, the Gulf Coast oil spill, as well as the European debt crisis.

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Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show

HireCentrix

Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show. New Economic Research Backs Overwhelming Public Support for Minimum Wage Increases to Help Rebuild Economy. Raising the minimum wage can help our economy recover while helping the millions of Americans struggling to make ends meet in low-wage jobs. According to polling research presented by Lake Research Partners, even in the current economy, voters support raising the minimum wage by a three-to-one margin.

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Green Career Tip: Growing Edge of Green Economy: Two Conferences You Need to Know about This Week

Green Career Central

This week there are two conference offered by two well-respected green economy organizations. They are sponsoring a conference in Washington, D.C. Resource #1: VERGE Virtual Conference – by GreenBiz.com GreenBiz.com has identified a new megatrend that provides evidence that four green industries ( energy, information, building, and transportation) are converging in interesting, innovative, and game-changing ways.

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Christine Lagarde Talked Tech and the Economy on Facebook Live

Workology

Christine Lagarde, the IMF’s managing director, joined the Wall Street Journal today for a Facebook Live interview on the role of technology in the international economy. The IMF will hold its annual meetings this week in Washington and will release its World Economic Outlook report tomorrow. Lagarde emphasized that technology has had both positive and negative effects on all sectors of the global economy: where it makes some jobs redundant, it makes other, new jobs necessary.

Career Management Monday, September 29, 2008

Cube Rules

link] NULL.flickr NULL.com/photos/20071329 null @ null N00/2117030973) This morning I was going to predict that after the Washington Mutual implosion that Wachovia would be next since they are in negotiations to be purchased by Citigroup. « Previous Post Next Post » [link] Erika with Qvisory Great post, this is one of the most understandable summaries of the economy that I’ve read today.

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Five reasons why China will rule tech - Computerworld

Guerrilla Job Hunting

Audio CD Press & Media See how were connected Books Recent Comments Daniel on New Economy Rules… Break Free : Put America back to work. Mike on RecruitingBlogs.com - The Social Network For Recruiting and HR Professionals lee steve on The Recruiters Lounge » Top 20 Common Interview Questions and Answers David Perry aka The Rogue Recruiter on New Economy Rules… Break Free : Put America back to work. Larry Stevenson on New Economy Rules… Break Free : Put America back to work.

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Why layoffs are a jobseekers best friend

Resume Bear

Economy sucks. Layoffs (and a down economy) are good for at least one thing – future business opportunities. I just hope that the economy can become stronger. United States USD Washington WRITER Economic news – CNNMoney.com Spending on prisons in rare drop Why the Fed's bold move won't work Business bets big on Fiorina Housing woes hit job seekers where it hurts Immigrants top native born in U.S.

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Companies hiring in August 2010

Resume Bear

Aug, 2010 1 Comment The economy is definitely far from perfect, and there are still many companies who are unable to hire employees. The company is dedicated to growth, research and experience and despite the tough economy, has proved that they are a strong company and are currently looking for employees in all areas of their company. foreclosures Economy still hobbling along The absurdity of campaign finance reform (Tea) Partying for Halloween?

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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. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile. Share Your Experience.

How to get jobsearch help from friends and family

Resume Bear

I know that because you get the same emails that I do that say, in so many words, the economy sucks, you know who’s hiring? United States USD Washington WRITER Economic news – CNNMoney.com Spending on prisons in rare drop Why the Fed's bold move won't work Business bets big on Fiorina Housing woes hit job seekers where it hurts Immigrants top native born in U.S.

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Job Creation Increased to its Highest Level Since April 2009

Resume Bear

Jul, 2010 3 Comments After a brief retreat in June, the economy is showing broad improvements in the condition, behavior and expectations of consumers, according to Consumer Reports Index for July. Jul, 2010 at 12:37 pm This looks like Obama spin, put a happy face on a sagging economy. foreclosures Economy still hobbling along The absurdity of campaign finance reform (Tea) Partying for Halloween?

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Companies hiring in August 2010 | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

Aug, 2010 1 Comment The economy is definitely far from perfect, and there are still many companies who are unable to hire employees. The company is dedicated to growth, research and experience and despite the tough economy, has proved that they are a strong company and are currently looking for employees in all areas of their company. foreclosures Economy still hobbling along The absurdity of campaign finance reform (Tea) Partying for Halloween?

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The Top Cities in America for Women in Business

Ms. Career Girl

In second place came Tampa, FL, and our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., With a population of over 620,000, Baltimore is the largest city in Maryland, and benefits from being centrally located around other thriving metropolitan areas, such as New York City, Washington D.C., billion net worth), who continue to take the business world by storm and pave the way for more women to achieve success in today’s economy.

5 Hot Cities for Recent College Graduates Entering the Workforce

Career Alley

But the economy is ever-so-slowly improving and jobs are out there. Washington D.C. Washington D.C. Graduating college used to nearly guarantee a key to the American middle class, and all of the bills and responsibilities that come with it. But thanks to The Great Recession, that dream is no longer the reality. Millennials who have graduated from universities since 2012 are facing long-term unemployment, an average of $29,400 in student loan debt and stagnant wages.

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Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers

Resume Bear

Louis, MO Detroit, Michigan Miami, Florida Las Vegas, Nevada Riverside, California Los Angeles, California Sacramento, California Portland, Oregon Memphis, Tennessee Providence, Rhode Island Top 10 Cities for Job Seekers to Find a Job: Washington, D.C. I’m not surprised that Washington is the top in the list of best cities for job seekers. For all I know, Washington has a growing, diversified economy with an increasing percentage of professional and business service jobs.

Women In Business History Who Should Never Be Forgotten

Ms. Career Girl

fought in raging wars, and the stock markets crashed, women saved the economy by going to work. Katharine’s father bought the Washington Post at a bankruptcy auction in 1933, and later left the company to her alcoholic husband post mortem. Katharine gained full ownership of The Washington Post, and since has worked tirelessly to develop one of the leading empires in mass media. Women have torn down borders and cracked glass ceilings throughout history.

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5 Reasons I'm STILL Bullish On America: Election Day 2020.

The HR Capitalist

The economy is questionable and things have never felt more divisive - which obviously spills over into the workplace, thus the post on something you thought had nothing to do with HR. . Election day is here.

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Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

Louis, MO Detroit, Michigan Miami, Florida Las Vegas, Nevada Riverside, California Los Angeles, California Sacramento, California Portland, Oregon Memphis, Tennessee Providence, Rhode Island Top 10 Cities for Job Seekers to Find a Job: Washington, D.C. I’m not surprised that Washington is the top in the list of best cities for job seekers. For all I know, Washington has a growing, diversified economy with an increasing percentage of professional and business service jobs.

Look Past The Trends To Find A Job

Professional Resume Services

Good news — the economy is improving and unemployment is at a five year low point. Bad news — Washington’s debt issues probably will keep hiring at a slow pace. There are many experts analyzing the numbers to figure out the trends in the job market. One example from CareerBuilder has published their 2014 U.S. Job Forecast and it has both good news and bad news. Of course, the experts are looking at huge amounts of data and the overall picture of the job market.

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5 actions employees should take in case of debt default

Cube Rules

As employees working in cubes, should we just throw our hands up in despair and whine about Washington and politics? If the economy takes a shock, credit won’t be available to use and layoffs will happen. Reality is that there are Wall Street traders looking at the crazy people in Washington and taking out Credit Default Swaps – yeah, the same ones that brought down the banks with sub-prime mortgages – betting that the US will default because of what they perceive.

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Top 10 Cities For New Grads

Resume Bear

Washington, DC – Public and government sector jobs are abundance in Washington, DC, yet unemployment is a little high (9.5%). But, the economy has not recovered fully, as unemployment is 9.2%. For those ready to graduate this spring, have you decided where you’re going to live? Though staying in your hometown or college town does have its benefits – relocating can open you up to much more career opportunities.

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

Resume Bear

was working hard to get people to Washington, DC. In King’s vision of the campaign, thousands of Americans who had been abandoned by the economy would create a tent city on the National Mall, demand action from Congress, and engage in nonviolent civil disobedience until their voices were heard. economy offered in the Poor People’s Campaign is newly resonant. ” To Washington by Mule Cart. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Are You Managing Data Responsibly?

Water Cooler Wisdom

At a June 2020 virtual conference about the COVID-influenced economy, futurist Benjamin Pring of IT services consultancy Cognizant spoke about the inevitable rise of surveillance technology by governments and businesses. And as the  Washington Post  reported in April 2020, if you enter the City Farmers Market in Atlanta or one of the Wynn Resorts hotels in Las Vegas, you can expect to be discreetly informed if you register as feverish — and may even be asked to leave.

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The NLRB: Now Extracting Ransom (for Unions) From An Employer Near You.

HR Capitalist

Cliff notes appear below: "In the Boeing case, Mr. Solomon asserted that Boeing’s decision to build its $750 million Dreamliner factory in South Carolina constituted illegal retaliation against the machinists’ members in Washington for having exercised their federally protected right to strike. Loser: Anyone who likes governmental agencies that are charged with enforcing the law not to overreach, pick sides or generally serve as a hindrance to the creation of jobs in a down economy.

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Career Opportunities In The U.S. Military

Career Alley

According to a chart published on The Washington post on September 16, 2011, the Department of Defense is the largest employer in the world with over 2.13 Warning: Shrinking Economies Shrink Job Opportunities. million active duty soldiers, airmen, sailors, marine and civilian workers, and another 1.1 million national guardsmen and members of navy, marine reserves, army and air force. In other words, there are myriad career opportunities in the various branches of the U.S.

COMIC – Twitter Madness | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

America Author bureau of labor statistics Business California career CEO comic Development Manager Don Economy Executive Director facebook Florida google Healthcare Hiring Manager jim stroud job job hunting job news jobs Job Search job search strategy job seekers Job Trends linkedin Michigan Microsoft Minnesota New York Online Resume President recruiter resume resumebear Siemens Social Media Texas twitter U.S.

UPDATED – Top 10 jobs that do not require a College Degree

Resume Bear

America Author bureau of labor statistics Business California career CEO comic Development Manager Don Economy Executive Director facebook Florida google Healthcare Hiring Manager jim stroud job job hunting job news jobs Job Search job search strategy job seekers Job Trends linkedin Michigan Microsoft Minnesota New York Online Resume President recruiter resume resumebear Siemens Social Media Texas twitter U.S.

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COMIC – Joe The Unscrupulous Recruiter

Resume Bear

America Author bureau of labor statistics Business California career CEO comic Development Manager Don Economy Executive Director facebook Florida google Healthcare Hiring Manager jim stroud job job hunting job news jobs Job Search job search strategy job seekers Job Trends linkedin Michigan Microsoft Minnesota New York Online Resume President recruiter resume resumebear Siemens Social Media Texas twitter U.S.

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4 Reasons You Still Don’t Have a Job Offer

Resume Bear

Too many people blame the economy for their inability to move forward. She posts regularly on her own site at careersdonewrite.com/blog, and has been featured on Fox Business News, WNYW with Brian Lehrer, and quoted in leading online, print, and trade publications, including Forbes.com, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and CNBC.

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VIDEO – How to use Google to find a job | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

America Author bureau of labor statistics Business California career CEO comic Development Manager Don Economy Executive Director facebook Florida google Healthcare Hiring Manager jim stroud job job hunting job news jobs Job Search job search strategy job seekers Job Trends linkedin Michigan Microsoft Minnesota New York Online Resume President recruiter resume resumebear Siemens Social Media Texas twitter U.S.

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Inspired by Kindness

The Job Quest

From @jacobshare : “As much as we need a prosperous economy, we also need a prosperity of #kindness and decency.&# ~Caroline Kennedy. From @phyllismufson : “A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.&# ~Washington Irving. Yesterday was the #Kindness Party on Twitter, and I have to say — that was a major feel-good!

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VIDEO – What every jobseeker should do right now | Resumebear.

Resume Bear

America Author bureau of labor statistics Business California career CEO comic Development Manager Don Economy Executive Director facebook Florida google Healthcare Hiring Manager jim stroud job job hunting job news jobs Job Search job search strategy job seekers Job Trends linkedin Michigan Microsoft Minnesota New York Online Resume President recruiter resume resumebear Siemens Social Media Texas twitter U.S.

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COMIC – The Resume Bear Wants a Makeover

Resume Bear

America Author bureau of labor statistics Business California career CEO comic Development Manager Don Economy Executive Director facebook Florida google Healthcare Hiring Manager jim stroud job job hunting job news jobs Job Search job search strategy job seekers Job Trends linkedin Michigan Microsoft Minnesota New York Online Resume President recruiter resume resumebear Siemens Social Media Texas twitter U.S.

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COMIC-Julian cheers up his pal Pinky

Resume Bear

America Author bureau of labor statistics Business California career CEO comic Development Manager Don Economy Executive Director facebook Florida google Healthcare Hiring Manager jim stroud job job hunting job news jobs Job Search job search strategy job seekers Job Trends linkedin Michigan Microsoft Minnesota New York Online Resume President recruiter resume resumebear Siemens Social Media Texas twitter U.S.

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VIDEO – Need a Job? Watch this video! | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

America Author bureau of labor statistics Business California career CEO comic Development Manager Don Economy Executive Director facebook Florida google Healthcare Hiring Manager jim stroud job job hunting job news jobs Job Search job search strategy job seekers Job Trends linkedin Michigan Microsoft Minnesota New York Online Resume President recruiter resume resumebear Siemens Social Media Texas twitter U.S.

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Always Check Your Teeth for Lettuce

Workology

This economy has made it difficult for many people to get interviews, so why would some blatantly jeopardize their chances at gainful employment? Many years ago, a younger and way cooler version of myself, was interviewing for a position with a recruiting firm in Washington, D.C. Have you seen all of the job seeker advice online? A quick Google search for “interview advice” retrieved more than 16 million results!

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Talent Assembly as Recruitment 2.0

Water Cooler Wisdom

I’ve talked about the rise of the gig economy for a while, but new surveys keep supporting its growth. The Washington Post Talent Network, which is part social network and part job board, was designed to give Post editors an easy way to solicit and hire external writers for blogs, breaking news, and long features across a variety of departments. For most of recruiting’s history, in some ways all jobs were created equal.

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Why the World's Productivity is Slowing Down

Water Cooler Wisdom

While skimming the paper of my youth, the  Washington Post , I came across the intriguing headline: Productivity mysteriously goes bust. And the biggest problem of all, suggests OECD, is a slowing of the pace at which  innovation  spreads through the economy, known as diffusion.

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How to actually keep your job

Resume Bear

Luckily, there are a few simple ways that can help you to keep your job, even in a down economy. United States USD Washington WRITER Economic news – CNNMoney.com Spending on prisons in rare drop Why the Fed's bold move won't work Business bets big on Fiorina Housing woes hit job seekers where it hurts Immigrants top native born in U.S. foreclosures Economy still hobbling along The absurdity of campaign finance reform (Tea) Partying for Halloween?

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How to land a job when you are overqualified

Cube Rules

It may, in the end, be the best bet for getting a job for which you are qualified and maybe even enjoy doing, or at least give you some time to let the economy approve. She lives and writes in Seattle, Washington. photo credit: o5com. With the current climate of unemployment ( 8.6% in November 2011 , although it’s expected to rise closer to 9% once holiday retail workers are no longer needed), many workers are taking jobs for which they are overqualified.

Fight for $15 Protests Planned Nationwide Today

Workology

On election night 4 states, Washington, Arizona, Main and Colorado, voted to incrementally increase their minimum wages to $15 over the course of several years. The fight has stalled on the national level because the majority Republican Congress has held firm on its opposition, arguing that minimum wage hikes are bad for small businesses and the economy as a whole. And as the economy becomes increasingly service-reliant expect more wage and labour rights protests to follow.

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COMIC – The Resume Bear looks for a better tomorrow

Resume Bear

This comic addresses a TON of hot issues in the economy being addressed politically as well. United States USD Washington WRITER Economic news – CNNMoney.com Spending on prisons in rare drop Why the Fed's bold move won't work Business bets big on Fiorina Housing woes hit job seekers where it hurts Immigrants top native born in U.S. foreclosures Economy still hobbling along The absurdity of campaign finance reform (Tea) Partying for Halloween?

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