This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Workology

As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies. Whether this be that they’re hiring a large new workforce or doing good in the world. Bring on the jobs! Allstate is aiming to recruit 120 new agency owners in Texas this year. The Buffalo Zoo will begin construction on the new Arctic Edge exhibit featuring polar bears cubs, bald eagles, arctic wolves and Canadian Lynx.

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Workology

As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies. Whether this be that they’re hiring a large new workforce or doing good in the world. AIG will create 230 jobs at new Charlotte, North Carolina technology center: Technology center to provide application development and management services for the insurance company. Worth if it fills the job target by 2015.

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Will cloud computing eliminate system administrator jobs?

Careers Done Write

Will cloud computing eliminate my job? Will, Kansas City, MO. On the flipside, as new technologies are adopted on a larger scale, thousands of new jobs are created. The jobs are out there, but you will need to adapt to survive. Ask Deb jobsDear Deb: I am a 54 year old systems administrator and I see the writing on the wall. What can I do about it? My kids are in college and I can’t afford to retire for at least 12 more years!

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Workology

As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies. Whether this be that they’re hiring a large new workforce or doing good in the world. West Donegal’s Nordstrom fulfillment center to create 369 jobs: Fashion specialty retailer will invest $79 million in Lancaster County operation. Cerner creating 15,000 new jobs in Kansas City: The estimated $4.3

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My September 11th Memory

Workology

On September 11, 2001, I was driving to Kansas City from Western Kansas to attend a mandatory work training when my cd ended and I heard the news of the second tower’s fall. I started my first job and began working for Target in HR. My graduation allowed my now ex-husband to leave the military, start a new life and begin his schooling. We had Dish TV with New York City channels because my ex was a big New York Yankees fan.

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Show Me the Money. How to Win at Salary Negotiation

Workology

Check out our super awesome job seeker toolkit. It’s free and includes job search tips as well as a resume and cover letter template. While we its important to like our jobs because it increases employee productivity and employee satisfaction , we are still there for a primary reason and that is to live. For employees and job seekers, understanding pay and employee compensation can be hard because the idea of making more money hits so close to home.

What It Takes to Be a Thought Leader

Workology

In 2001, I graduated college and took a job with Target as part of their assistant manager training program. Someone in the Kansas City regional office decided for me that instead of the executive team leader of softlines that I needed to work in HR. I was good at my job, and could be passionate about the work but extremely frustrated that average practitioners weren’t being recognized. It didn’t matter what new job I took.

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terse answer Thursday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

It’s a phrase I’ll see on occasion in job ads and I never quite know how to take it. How should a job seeker view that term? I applied for a job in Kansas City, MO, and will have a phone interview with the company tomorrow. Will my age disqualify me for a job where most of the staff are older than me? The best thing for you to do is to demonstrate that neither of those will be in issue with your performance on the job.