Fri.Nov 17, 2017

How Is 2018 Shaping Up for Job Seekers?


People who have a tough time finding or holding a job understand that the labor market can be an incredibly frustrating place. There is always something you could be doing to land the next job you apply to. There are always some things you can improve to have more successful interviews.

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Job Search News – November 17, 2017

Competitive Resumes

This is your job search news – THE PRE THANKSGIVING EDITION- with articles and resources so enjoy! I’ve read them, and you can feel free to comment on them in any form you’d like. Leave a message on the “send voicemail” button on your right. I’ll try to keep it short, fresh, and informative.

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Trending Sources

It’s Time for Tesla (and Everyone Else) to Take Racial Harassment Seriously

Evil HR Lady

“You don’t have a positive attitude !” ” or “ You’re not a team player !” ” or “It was just a joke. Everyone jokes.” ” Look, I’m a fan of positive attitudes, teamwork, and jokes, but when it comes to race in the workplace, foul language and treating people poorly because of their skin color or n ational origin is never, ever, not once appropriate.

Forget Fad Diets! Listen To Your Body!

Ms. Career Girl

With all the focus on weight in our society, the growing number of trendy fad diets is not surprising. You may have wondered about (or even tried) one of the many diet trends – Paleo, Keto, Alkaline, Gluten-Free, Atkins, Weight Watchers, the Master Cleanse, or others.

4 updates from letter-writers (the unfair work-from-home set-up, the IVF, and more)

Ask A Manager

Tis the season of updates from letter-writers who have had their letters answered here in the past. Here are four of them. Is my boss’s work-from-home set-up unfair ? I was kind of annoyed at the time of writing because the winter can be busy for my company, and my boss was going to be doing a series of really hard-to-set-up interviews during their ski cabin time that would have really sucked for me to try to jam into two days a week.

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weekend free-for-all — November 18-19, 2017

Ask A Manager

This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. This one is truly no work and no school.). Book recommendation of the week: Free Food for Millionaires , by Min Jin Lee.

Career Insight: Injection Molding Technician

Career Alley

If you have an interest in engineering, and one area that has particularly caught your eye is injection molding, you may be interested to know more about your career prospects. Career Opportunities

open thread – November 17-18, 2017

Ask A Manager

It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about. If you want an answer from me, emailing me is still your best bet*, but this is a chance to talk to other readers. * If you submitted a question to me recently, please don’t repost it here, as it may be in the to-be-answered queue. You may also like: how to respond when your boss asks “are you busy?”


Call to Career

Do you think your interview went well? Or are you really not sure. Of course everybody wants to interview well and come across as polished and well-prepared. But if you are wondering if there are any indications that your interview actually did go well, then read on. Here are some signs that you probably aced your interview: interviewing career advancement Career Coach Executive Search Find a job interview skills Job opportunities unemployment