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Virtual or Traditional Career Fairs?

Kevin O'Brien | Posted 11.27.2012 | Impact
Kevin O'Brien

If employers are no longer interviewing, or hiring at the traditional career fairs, what is really being accomplished? Truth is, not much at all outside of a branding opportunity, and at best a resume handoff.

7 Ways To Reach the President

Te-Erika Patterson | Posted 05.28.2012 | Impact
Te-Erika Patterson

I think I'm out of ideas. I've been trying to reach the president to tell him about The Rebuild Your Life Project jobs initiative -- United 9 to 5. ...

Denny's Restaurant Says YES to the Rebuild Your Life Project

Te-Erika Patterson | Posted 04.01.2012 | Impact
Te-Erika Patterson

All they could say was either Yes or No. If I failed again, oh well. I had already hit the bottom and survived it I could easily go back and do it again. I didn't hear No. Denny's said Yes.

WATCH: Thousands Pack Into South Side Job Fair

Posted 10.11.2011 | Chicago

While unemployment numbers fell slightly nationwide this week, there are still thousands without jobs in the Chicago area-- and some 7,000 jobseekers ...

Amanda Terkel

Gov't Shutdown Jeopardizes Job Fair | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than 1,000 prospective job seekers may be out of luck next week if Congress is unable to come to a budget agreement. Sen. Chris Coo...

Dream Jobs To Go: Funding America's Micro Entrepreneur

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Alexia Parks

As the world grows "flat," as people in developing countries become better educated, as jobs become more competitive worldwide, China becomes...

Job Fair For Felons Held In Orlando, Florida

WESH Orlando | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It may have been a first for this country: a job fair for felons was held earlier this week. One local organization believes that in order to keep ...

Job Fair Free Portraits Capture Continued Struggle Of Unemployed

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Of the dozens of lines at the recent job fair inside Philadelphia's Wachovia Center, one of the longest was for free portraits from photographer Micha...

Job Fairs or Job Fairy Tales?

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephen Viscusi

Today's career fairs seem anything but "fair" to me. Approach those companies that don't appear to be looking. Another secret if you're unemployed is to offer yourself to employers on a "per-project" or "temp" basis.