A Luddite’s Guide to LinkedIn (I couldn’t resist)

When I saw this article by Michelle Goodman of ABCNews.com, I couldn't resist posting it.  I was visiting my mother this weekend, a fellow resource hound and semi-techie, and somehow the subject of the "luddite" came up in conversation.  Pardon my ignorance, but I was unfamiliar with the phrase (moms are the best audience for … Continue reading A Luddite’s Guide to LinkedIn (I couldn’t resist)

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