Which Careers in the US are Strongest? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

San Jose, California is the hottest spot for jobs for young professionals. Career Management Infographics California Career careers hot hottest jobs places San Jose US Careers in the US are on the upswing but which industries are growing? This infographic by SunTrust explains more. Takeaways: Healthcare support is the largest growing industry in the US. Personal care aides is one of the hottest positions in the US.

8 Steps Toward Making a Bold Career Move to a New City

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Whether you crave the palm trees of Silicon Valley’s San Jose, or the earthy richness of the Midwest’s Oklahoma City, you can take the steps to transition your career, and your life to a new city. Recently, Glassdoor published an Employment Satisfaction Report Card by City, and the list is a fascinating cross-section of the […]. The post 8 Steps Toward Making a Bold Career Move to a New City appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

a long-time reader from Salinas, California, “just south of San Jose.” “You teach people how to treat you by what you allow, what you stop, and what you reinforce.” ” – Tony Gaskins. This notion is oh–so–true in so much of life. But can you really stop someone at work from treating your unfairly, abusively, disrespectfully or dishonestly? Yes, you can, although it will often take a level of confidence, courage and conviction that can be difficult to find inside yourself.

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Five Careers You Didn’t Know Existed

Career Alley

Although many dental offices, such as San Jose Endodontics , have practiced endodontics for years, this vital service remains relatively obscure. Certain jobs are relatively straightforward. Most people, for instance, have a general idea of what a secretary, podiatrist, or detective do each day. There are, however, a number of jobs in little-known fields that are important for our society, yet are virtually unheard of. The following are five careers you didn’t know existed: Actuary.

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Follow the Clean Tech Money: DOE Makes Conditional Loan Guarantees of $139.9 Million and $197 Million, Mission Motors Receives $9 Million

Green Career Central

The DOE has also made a loan guarantee of $197 million to SoloPower for the construction of two thin film solar module manufacturing plants located in Portland, OR and San Jose, CA. The Department of Energy has made a conditional loan guarantee of $133.9 million to Abengoa Bioenergy to begin the construction of a commercial size cellulosic biofuel manufacturing plant. The plant is to be built in Hugoton, KS; the US corporate headquarters of Abengoa is St. Louis, MO.

Tesla: Now the Most Interesting Workplace Culture in The World.

The HR Capitalist

The maker of the Model S this week dismissed between 400 and 700 employees, including engineers, managers and factory workers, the San Jose Mercury News reported on Oct. Forget Google, Apple and if you're into pain, Uber. Tesla is now the most interesting workplace culture in the world. Here's 4 reasons why, my friends: 1--For starters, they've got a founder who is brilliant and unreasonable all at the same time. .

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Undisclosed STD’s: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Ms. Career Girl

Raised in San Jose, California Dr. Sheila Loanzon completed an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York in 2002. Disclosing an STD to a new potential partner can be tricky! Read on for Dr. Sheila Loanzon’s expert advice on how to tackle this thorny topic like a boss. At what point do you tell a potential date that you have herpes? I personally prefer not to tell people on a first date or online via a dating profile or my herpes status.

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Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers

Resume Bear

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5 Twitter Casualties: Use Caution When You Tweet

Resume Bear

Now I have to weigh the utility of a fatty paycheck against the daily commute to San Jose and hating the work.” Just in case you’ve forgotten how perilous Twitter can be, here are five examples of tweets that got people canned. Aflac : The ongoing disaster in Japan is no laughing matter … unless you’re Gilbert Gottfried.

Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

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The Relationship Quiz

Ms. Career Girl

The “Relationships” column is in it’s 24th year, having run in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, the Oregonian in Portland, the San Diego Union Tribune, the San Jose Mercury News, the London (Ontario) Free Press and a large variety of other newspapers in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. The post The Relationship Quiz appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Relationships don’t seem to be my strong suit.

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“Bonus was paid to others after I left; any recourse?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

San Jose, California. If you would like to obtain a list of at least five experienced employment attorneys in the San Jose area, just [ click here.] . Question: Alan, I feel my company cheated me over yearly bonus. Last year, our company paid out yearly bonuses during the month of February.

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Friday Feedback

Sklover Working Wisdom

San Jose, California. Note: Several years ago, we posted a newsletter entitled “ If you leave your job, can you take your customers with you? ” It was an actual case history of a client named Phil, and has been one of our most popular posts. Recently we received this note from one of our “Blog Family” from Australia: “Love, love, loved your blog on Phil taking his clients. And your site is a veritable treasure trove of information.

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Should You Hire People Based on Puzzles, Riddles and Other Trendy Tricks?

HR Capitalist

Or you could ask them how many manhole covers there are in San Jose. You've seen the questions. How much wood would a woodchuck code if a woodchuck could sling code? Or some S*## like that. Google and some other trendy companies are famous for having riddles and complicated brainteasers as a part of their hiring process. The theory goes that the answer is less important than the thought process behind how a candidate articulates his/her answer.

He Clawed His Way to an Internship Job

Resume Bear

I was a Computer Science major graduating in 2005 from San Jose State University, which is located right in the middle of Silicon Valley. Computer Science is a hot major now, but after the crash of 2000, Computer Science was a very depressing major with half of the students looking for jobs in “business” rather than technology because the prospects of landing a software engineering job were very slim.

How to Remove Lies From Your Resume (and LinkedIn) Without Getting Fired.

HR Capitalist

Consider the rundown of Thompson's alleged character issue via a resume lie from the San Jose Mecrury News : " Yahoo ( YHOO ) CEO Scott Thompson will step down from the helm of the Sunnyvale Internet company after a furor resulting from a false degree on his company bio, according to a Sunday report. So you've distributed a lie on your resume. Maybe a big one, maybe a small one.

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Best and Worst US Cities for Finding Employment-Should We Care?

Career Solvers

San Jose, and New York are at the top of the list of best cities for finding employment. Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 Best and Worst U.S. Cities for Finding Employment-Should We Care? My colleague over on the AOL Jobs and Careers Channel, Lisa Johnson Mandell , just wrote a post about the ten toughest and easiest cities to find a job in.

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“Commission and Sales Bonus Plans: Read them or it will cost you.”

Sklover Working Wisdom

San Jose, California. Question : My job was in a sales group. A significant part of the compensation was a quarterly Sales Bonus based on revenue from customers. My offer letter stated “You will be paid at 100% of your target for the first two quarters of eligibility.”. I was terminated a few weeks before the end of the second quarter.

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exactly where to report employers for violating shelter-in-place orders, by state

Ask a Manager

The City of San Jose has also asked residents to report violations at their 311 number, the City of San Mateo has a 211 number, and the City and County of Los Angeles ask that you do the same. In San Antonio, Texas , call the police department’s non-emergency line, 210-207-SAPD. When I wrote on Wednesday about what to do if your employer is violating shelter-in-place orders , commenters were a wealth of information for individual states.

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Rebooting Your Career – Help Wanted on IT Help Desks

Corn on the Job

are experiencing a surge in IT jobs, including Austin, Raleigh, San Jose, Seattle and San Francisco. Picking a career can be tricky. Often times, for many of us, the career picks us. We find a steady job, roll up our sleeves, get to work and start down a career path that wasn’t necessarily part of our ‘game plan.’. But what happens when the path we’re on doesn’t seem so clear?

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How to Remove Lies From Your Resume (and LinkedIn) Without Getting Fired.

The HR Capitalist

Consider the rundown of Thompson's alleged character issue via a resume lie from the San Jose Mecrury News : (editor's note - this quote is from 2012, when Thompson stepped down) " Yahoo ( YHOO ) CEO Scott Thompson will step down from the helm of the Sunnyvale Internet company after a furor resulting from a false degree on his company bio, according to a Sunday report.

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5 Best Jobs Of 2013

Career Realism

Consider areas such as San Jose, Sunny Vale and the entire Silicon Valley for that matter if one is willing to consider switching to a new place. It’s March 2013, and if you haven’t started your new year job research, then you might be happy to find out that U.S. News (and Forbes for that matter) have already released their final job list for this year.

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Top 10 Cities of Geeks

Resume Bear

Stanford and San Jose State are also located here, educating and giving jobs to engineers, mathematicians and all sorts of brainy geeks. San Diego, CA : Besides having world-class universities and research centers and loads of jobs for engineers and techies, this pretty, beach-side city boasts the zip code with the most museums in the United States. The San Diego Public Library system also boasts 35 branches, the first of which opened in the late 19th century.

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“Does an employee have a right to privacy about performance reviews and performance improvement plans?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

San Jose, California. Question: Hi, Alan. A co-worker of mine named Mary is on a Performance Improvement Plan. Her former manager, Lisa, has left the company, but is sharing the fact of Mary’s Performance Improvement Plan with other people, both inside and outside the company. Mary feels that what Lisa is doing is an invasion of her privacy, and a violation of the company’s confidentiality policy. Mary has asked HR to intervene, but they have not done so.

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Telecommuting Among Businesses Has More Than Doubled In A Decade

Telecommuting Journal

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How to Remove Lies From Your Resume (and LinkedIn) Without Getting Fired.

HR Capitalist

Consider the rundown of Thompson''s alleged character issue via a resume lie from the San Jose Mecrury News : (editor''s note - this quote is from 2012, when Thompson stepped down) " Yahoo ( YHOO ) CEO Scott Thompson will step down from the helm of the Sunnyvale Internet company after a furor resulting from a false degree on his company bio, according to a Sunday report.

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“Can an employer take back a job offer, even after I accepted it.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Thanks. Muhammad San Jose, California Answer: Muhammad, with one exception, there really isn’t anything you can do. Blog » “Can an employer take back a job offer, even after I accepted it? Do I have any recourse?” “Can Can an employer take back a job offer, even after I accepted it? Do I have any recourse?” Published on September 14th, 2010 by Alan L Sklover Question: Hi.

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Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

San Jose, California. Question 1: Can a former employer forbid me to speak to former co-workers, and them to me ? Debra P. Islandia, New York. The Very Short Answer is “No.”. It’s that simple, Al Sklover. Debra, your Q & A was sponsored by: GoDaddy – Register Domain Names – Great Web Services – We use them! Click to GoDaddy – Make your Purchase – You Support this Site.

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Contact Employers Directly

Guerrilla Job Hunting

In my ongoing series of interviews with job search experts, I tracked down Marky Stein, a career coach in San Jose, Calif., who’s perfected a strikingly innovative approach to finding a job fast – in any economy.   She’s the author of "Fearless Interviewing: What to Do Before, During and After an Interview" (iUniverse.com Press, 2001). Her Web site is [link].

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

San Jose, California . Question 1: When leaving a company, should I sign a non-solicit agreement? Hi, Alan. I work for a consulting firm. I was never asked to sign a non-solicit agreement, either upon joining this firm eight years ago, or since. I am now planning on joining a different company that provides services to the same client I now do work for here.

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Silicon Valley CEO pleads no contest to beating his wife.

Penelope Trunk

And, if you live in Silicon Valley and you want to make a difference, you can show up at the Santa Clara Superior Court in San Jose to put pressure on Judge Allison Danner to give a harsher sentence. Yesterday Daily Beast released extremely disturbing recordings made by Neha Rastogi, a quality assurance manager, of her husband, Abhishek Gattani , who is CEO of the startup Cuberon. She made the recordings in the couple’s Santa Clara home.

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Like to Take Pics? Become an EveryScape Ambassador.

Telecommuting Journal

Paul, MN New York, NY Orlando, FL Philadelphia, PA Phoenix, Mesa, AZ Pittsburg, PA Portland, OR Providence, RI Riverside, San Bernardino, CA Sacramento, CA San Antonio, TX San Francisco, Oakland, CA San Jose, CA Seattle, WA St. Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Like to Take Pics? Become an EveryScape Ambassador. December 22, 2008 · 1 comment I took my kids to the Aspen Art Museum on Mill Street today.

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Like to Take Pics? Become an EveryScape Ambassador.

Telecommuting Journal

Paul, MN New York, NY Orlando, FL Philadelphia, PA Phoenix, Mesa, AZ Pittsburg, PA Portland, OR Providence, RI Riverside, San Bernardino, CA Sacramento, CA San Antonio, TX San Francisco, Oakland, CA San Jose, CA Seattle, WA St. Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Like to Take Pics? Become an EveryScape Ambassador. December 22, 2008 · 1 comment I took my kids to the Aspen Art Museum on Mill Street today.

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Six Reasons You’ve Failed the Interview Before It’s Even Over

The Undercover Recruiter

Now I have to weigh the utility of a fatty paycheck against the daily commute to San Jose and hating the work. Landing the interview for that dream job can be an exhilarating ride for anyone seeking a change in their career. The dizzy excitement of that chance of being so close can make anyone desperate to do well. However there are many cases in which those who really want to succeed have not, generally because of mistakes made before the interview has even finished.

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Contact Employers Directly

Guerrilla Job Hunting

In my ongoing series of interviews with job search experts, I tracked down Marky Stein, a career coach in San Jose, Calif., who’s perfected a strikingly innovative approach to finding a job fast – in any economy.   She’s the author of "Fearless Interviewing: What to Do Before, During and After an Interview" (iUniverse.com Press, 2001). Her Web site is //www.markystein.com.

Top 50 LinkedIn Subgroups for Job Seekers and Recruiters

JobMob

San Diego Job & Career Network – 1,417 members – a subgroup of USA Job & Career Network. West (Western US): Los Angeles LA Phoenix Seattle San Diego San Francisco San Jose Portland – 4,164 members – a subgroup of JOBS 2.0: More popular spots where job seekers and recruiters are meeting up on LinkedIn. Not sure how or why to use LinkedIn Groups on your job search?

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There's no magic pill for being lost. | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Totally not to play down reality, but San Jose Mercury News had an article on Farmville yesterday [link]. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog There's no magic pill for being lost. Posted to: Parenting | Self-management December 4th, 2009 Del.icio.us

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