Take a seat at the Career Couch

The New York Times website, http://www.NYTimes.com has a career advice column called the Career Couch, which falls under their Jobs section.  The section also appears in print in their Sunday newspaper editions.  Much like you’d expect, their advice is accurate, helpful, and practical. Why do I like it?  They take one overarching theme- in the example …

A lightening of the Economy, so to speak

If you woke up this morning and though, hmph, it feels “lighter” today, you were right- the United States lost 84,000 jobs in August, causing the highest national unemployment rate in 5 years- 6.1% of eligible workers in our country are now unemployed. In case you wonder what this means for the economy, it takes roughly …

Jobs of the Future! (ooture oooture ooooture) and the past…

The US Government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics has some great stats on the future of employment, but who wants to sort through their practically countless data to find the good stuff?  handiwork does!  So, whether you’re just starting college this week, or you’ve been in the workforce for years, when considering your first or next …