It’s the end of the economy as we know it, and I feel fine….

Well maybe not fine, but the doomsday headlines of this week are conveniently hiding some key pieces of information to make them salacious enough to scare everyone into reading them voraciously.  Here are the headlines of my Google News feed for "career or job or employ or job market" No End in Sight to Job … Continue reading It’s the end of the economy as we know it, and I feel fine….

Amid Job Losses, Obama Launches Gov Jobs Website

The US Department of Labor announced last week that October job losses hit an enormous number- 240,000 jobs lost in one month, bringing the year's job loss totals to 1.2 million.  The unemployment rate now stands at 6.5%, with the state of Rhode Island topping 8%.  Amid the bad economic news and deepending recession, President-Elect … Continue reading Amid Job Losses, Obama Launches Gov Jobs Website

Voting is like a Job Search

HAPPY ELECTION DAY EVERYONE!  In honor of our country's greatest tradition, here is a post comparing the act of voting to the act of job searching... The process of selecting a candidate and voting for them is a lot like the job search process.  No, I don't mean from the employer's perspective, where they are literally … Continue reading Voting is like a Job Search