We know the real question on most job seekers' minds this week is "will the fledgling stocks affect my job, or my job search?"
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Sending a follow-up letter after a job interview is vital and could mean the difference between getting hired or not.
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.