When faced with that imminent pink slip I would think it would be hard to see any upside to the situation, but I read an article on MSN.com a few days ago that made lemonade out of losing a job. The article was primarily pointing out the famous businesses (like Microsoft) that had been started during...
Many folks are feeling the brunt of the recession, and are having to apply for unemployment for the first time in their lives. Even if you found yourself needing unemployment assistance at some point in the past, much has changed in the last ten years, and you'll find you're spending less time...
If so, take a look at www.usajobs.gov . This is a great resource for people interested in working for our federal government. On their main page this morning they showed 33,530 jobs available worldwide with the United States government. Now before your jaw hits the floor and you start drooling on your...
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Some of the most popular workshops being offered at the library recently have involved how to polish your resume, or sharpen you interview skills. With the tight job market, even highly skilled and trained people are getting all of their job-hunting tools sharpened, and are ready to take the next step...
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This morning the Today Show ran a segment on the important role libraries play during economic recessions. The current economic downturn is no exception, as the clip discusses. Here at EVPL we have responded to the recession in many ways. For one thing, we have hosted and are hosting workshops on finding...
These are tough times for everyone. Some people have lost jobs; others just need a little extra income to help make ends meet. For those people even a temporary job can be better than no job at all. If you're in that situation, you should checkout http://www.census.gov/rochi/www/2010Jobs.html . From...