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Forget The Unemployment Rate: Three Numbers That Matter In Job Search

Sudy Bharadwaj | Posted 10.10.2012 | Business
Sudy Bharadwaj

While job seekers and employers should certainly be aware of what the current unemployment rate is, it's not a number that is going to help anyone find or create openings and schedule interviews.

How To Get A Job: A True Story (Part 2)

Claire Diaz-Ortiz | Posted 09.12.2012 | Business
Claire Diaz-Ortiz

By the time I had finished reading her email, I wished I had a job to give the lovely young woman, but I didn't, and I wrote her as much. She wrote me back. In her email she told me that she was actually already working for Twitter. Huh?!

How To Get A Job: A True Story (Part 1)

Claire Diaz-Ortiz | Posted 09.05.2012 | Business
Claire Diaz-Ortiz

Thanks to one amazing email I got a few months back, I now can point to the perfect template of how to go about pitching yourself for a job you want (in email form, at least). Let's look at the actual email I received, and then I'll break down why it works so well.

Laura Bassett

D.C. Career Fair for Older Workers Attracts Thousands | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A long line of people in business suits snaked around Nationals Park Stadium in D.C. Tuesday morning, where a career fair was being held for older wor...