How Will the Volatile Economy Affect My Job Search?

We know the real question on most job seekers' minds this week is "will the fledgling stocks affect my job, or my job search?"

Fox News’ Twitter Gets Hacked

Independence Day brought some fireworks to the Fox News' twitter account early Monday morning. An as-of-yet unknown hacker, "sent out several malicious and false tweets claiming that President Obama had been assassinated," according to the most recent Foxnews.com article.

Does Hiring Slowdown During the Summer?

Most experts say no. Who started the “nobody hires during the summer myth?” And what could the reasoning behind it be? The powers that be are on vacation? The office is just to hot to cram another person into it? Whatever the reason is, most job search experts say it is a myth. Even seasonal jobs need [...]

Anthony Weiner: Can the Congressman Recover from a Workplace Scandal?

By now everyone knows the tale of New York Congressman Anthony Weiner.  Mr. Weiner’s overexposure has many calling for his resignation including President Obama. While we hope that you never have this type of faux pas in the workplace it forces the question “would you resign after a major flub?” TheLadders columnist Scott Ginsberg says, in his [...]

Tattoos & Piercings in the Workplace

Will a Tattoo or Piercing Keep Me From Getting a Job? It wasn’t terribly long ago that the perception of the tattooed were that they’re all  sailors or bikers. Today, however, that stereotype has fallen and it seems, so has the workplace tattoo taboo. The average age of the workforce in 2008 was 40.7, according to The [...]

Can Tweeting Get You Fired?

The February 2011 official hashtag could very well be #TwitterBacklash. Major brands are running their mouths in 140 characters or less. Some are paying the price. Earlier this month Kenneth Cole tweeted “Millions are in uproar in #Cairo. Rumor is they heard our new spring collection is now [...]

Where are the jobs in Westchester, NY?

Where are the jobs in Westchester County, New York? That’s a good question; one David Newman and Robert A. Rosmarin are trying to answer – for themselves and fellow residents of one of New York City’s wealthiest suburban tracts. Newman, Rosmarin and four other unemployed area residents are blogging their job search as part of LoHud.com’s [...]

Follow Up Letter After a Job Interview

Sending a follow-up letter after a job interview is vital and could mean the difference between getting hired or not.

8, 10, MANY Resume Words to Avoid

8, No, 10, No, MANY Resume Words to Avoid There are eight words no resume should include because they’re “fluffy,” says Tina Brasher, a certified professional resume writer. Actually, there are 10 resume words to avoid, according to recent research from LinkedIn Analytics. Really, there are hundreds of words and phrases to avoid. Brasher culled her list of [...]

Unemployment Benefits Run Out in New York, Now What?

Being unemployed, especially around the holidays, is rough. But it looks like it’s about to get much harder—especially in the Big Apple. Come the end of December federal unemployment assistance will run out for New York unless an emergency extension is issued.

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