All Economic Development Related to Jobs Is Not Created Equal.

The HR Capitalist

the nation’s largest meat processor, traveled to the east Kansas town of Tonganoxie with what they figured would be welcome news for the locals. Members of the opposition say most residents are employed in nearby Topeka, Kansas City, and Lawrence, leaving few locals who’d want meatpacking jobs. Median annual household income in Leavenworth County is $63,726, $11,521 more than for the state of Kansas and $9,837 greater than the national median. Economics Talent

Edward Jones Hires 336 Military Veterans as Financial Advisors

Resume Bear

As a firm, we recognize this asset and take pride in offering rewarding careers worthy of veterans’ talents and skills.” Financial services firm Edward Jones announced that, so far in 2013, it has hired 336 military veterans as financial advisors, adding to the roughly 1,500 veterans already employed in this role.


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How to Start Enjoying Hard Work And Accomplishing Your Goals

Ms. Career Girl

Make Sure Your Goals Reflect Your True Talents. The single best way to ensure that you are miserable as your work is to set goals for yourself that are counter to your real talents. They enter industries and career paths that require talents that they simply don’t have, because they are trendy or because they see them as a quick path to personal enrichment. Instead, know your talents and pick goals that allow you to spend your days doing things that use your gifts.

Why corporate America needs to embrace social media

Resume Bear

Margo: (response) The way human resources and social network technology meet will pave the way to helping organizations becoming an employer of choice, build talent communities and leverage technology to acquire top talent. Cyndy: How is recruiting different today as compared to 10 years ago, and do you believe these differences are having a positive impact on the process of talent acquisition? It is my pleasure to have Margo Rose with me today.

Sometimes You Get Sued and Your Best Employees Come To Your Defense.

The HR Capitalist

Here's a basic rundown of what transpired with the help of reporting from the Kansas City Star: 1. Earleywine, a Jefferson City, Mo., Your goals should be to get performance out of the team as a whole, develop individual talent and treat everyone with respect. It's every manager's worst nightmare. You did the right thing with some problematic employees, but then you got investigated/sued. Getting sued is a scarlet letter.

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4 Best Cities In The U.S. To Focus Your Job Search

Career Realism

Here are a few cities in America that show positive signs of growth, and would be great places to focus a job search. The median household income for the city is around $50,000, which is much higher than the rest of Texas and the country as a whole. Most importantly, Forbes reports that the city’s job market is projected to grow by 4% annually through 2015. No matter where your talents lie, you’ll find a home for them in Austin. Kansas City.

Spam Factory, AKA LinkedIn


There is still incredible information share, as well as sincere requests to connect and the odd thank you’s, like this one: “I recently reached out to my LinkedIn network in search of talent for a Technical Writer in the Kansas City metro-area. Nice so nice and clean anymore… Is LinkedIn considered social media?

Coaches Who Should Not Of Been Fired?

Resume Bear

They depend on the talent, health, and cooperation of their players to make wins happen, but when the team falls short, somebody is to blame. In 2009, the Kansas City Chiefs took a chance on a young, lightly experienced Todd Haley and gave him the job as head coach. When it comes to coaching, a termination is much more than the loss of a job. It has the potential to tarnish one’s reputation and damage a coaching career for life.

They Were Fired Before They Became Filthy Rich

Resume Bear

In 1919, Walt Disney was fired from the Kansas City Star. Today, he’s the country’s 18th richest person and, of course, the mayor of New York City. The Material Girl went through several fast food and waitressing jobs before she was introduced to the city’s punk rock music scene in 1979.These low-paying gigs were necessary at first, but Madonna knew she was meant to be a star. Turns out, his talents belonged elsewhere.

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