Links for your viewing pleasure

Links that Could be of Great Help in your Job Search

Since starting this blog, I have came across several interesting websites and links about the job search. Check them out!! Knowledge is power and through proper preparation, effort, and research you can find a company that you don’t mind, and dare I say enjoy working for. BTW-Don’t forget to join my linkedin network. It’s my […]

Seniors, kiss those benefits goodbye

Employers Can Voluntarily Provide Health Benefits to Retired/Active Workers

Wow! Did you read this article from the NY Times? Seniors, kiss those benefits goodbye Check it out… WASHINGTON — The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Wednesday that employers could reduce or eliminate health benefits for retirees when they turn 65 and become eligible for Medicare. The policy, set forth in a new regulation, allows […]

Checking Your References

Checking your Resume Listed References

You’ve put together your resume and reference list and are ready to go on the job hunt. Now what? Checking Your References I recommend checking your references. These folks you have listed on your resume are assisting you in reaching your goal of landing your dream job. Not checking your own references is like not […]

Women make 60% of workplace complaints

60% of Workplace Complaints are Made by Women

When I read this article, my first thought was “Argentina has an official office dedicated to Workplace Violence?” Wow. Is an entire office neccessary? Judging by the stats below, I’m going to have to say… yes. Does anyone have any additional insight on this? Is it just a cultural bias towards women in that country? […]

What Employers Really Want

What Employers Want in a Candidate

According to a Profiles Survey of Canadian Employers, Employers want a top candidate with the following characteristics: *Good Resume *Good Skills *On time for interview *Prepared for interview *Good Communicator *Enthusiastic *Great First Impression *Aggressive Job Seeker *Interested in the Company and Interviewer *Good Follow-up (emails, thank you cards, phone calls) *Poised & Confident I […]