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

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Despite that sluggish hiring pace, some occupations like engineering and health care seem to have dodged the Great Recession’s heavy layoffs. Other metro areas showing strong job demand include Dallas and Houston, thanks in large part to the strong growth in U.S. Much like the uneven recovery that is slowly pulling the U.S. 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.

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A Message to Job Seekers–We're Recruiters Not Agents


This, by the way, usually hits just about three days after a layoff, shortly after you’ve cleared out your surplus of Johnny Walker Red and Ding Dongs.) Jenny runs Ladder Recruiting Group, LLC ( www.ladderrecruiting.com ), a boutique style independent recruiting firm with offices in Portland and Metro Detroit. Home ToolBox HR About Advertising Consulting Services Speaking Press Webshow Tweet This!

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

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This would be something more akin to a layoff; the nature of the role is changing so dramatically that it’s essentially being eliminated and replaced with a different one. I just dont believe them that I need to explain every expense – a $2 metro card? It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Can I lie about my hours to get a better salary at a new job? I have been working at the same company for 10 years, from a junior role to managerial position.

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we have to live within 100 miles of our director, company said paying me more would be “unfair,” and more

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We are based in an expensive metro area, and I was hoping to benefit from remote work by moving somewhere more affordable. Survivor’s guilt is a real thing with layoffs and furloughs! It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. We have to live within 100 miles of our director.

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tiny answer Tuesday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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metro Area) and the pay would is not quite enough to justify a move. Sometimes this is true, such as in the case of firings, and sometimes it’s not, such as in the case of layoffs where entire departments were cut — but employers often worry that they’re not getting the real story. It’s tiny answer Tuesday — seven short answers to seven short questions. Here we go… 1. Boss wants me to take a pay cut.

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Frugality is a career tool | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

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Tweet This Facebook StumbleUpon Email this post to a friend Related Posts How to budget for a job hunt New gender gaps for the new millennium Preparing for a layoff 3 Questions you ask me a lot, about money Use money to buy time Comments (128) Leave a Comment Wow, I don't know where to start. "I The metro and public buses are so convenient (plus medical bills are cheap) so it might work to be both frugal and be accessible. Is this your first time here?

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

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To complicate it further, I live just outside a major metro area. About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager in a long interview process, can I ask about salary? January 5, 2011 A reader writes: I had a great second phone interview with a company I think would be perfect. Originally I spoke to the recruiter/HR person. Today, I spoke to the person would be my direct manager. Next, she wants me to phone interview with her boss, and THEN it’s some in-person interviews with CEOs, etc.

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