Interviewers, human resource professionals, and people with whom you network may not understand your life choices. All you can do is clearly and compellingly articulate what you've learned and translate that into a benefit to employers.
The wholeness of who we are is what matters and we need to live in a way that honors this, not in a way that dismembers it. We need to live more with reverence, which can't be reduced to a billboard slogan, than with certainty, which can.
They're recruited into the military, promised leadership, technical skills and an opportunity to see the world. But when they return, they're faced with serious financial disempowerment and a soaring veteran unemployment rate.
Who really wants to move home with mom and dad -- go from a non-stop social lifestyle, to a routine where your biggest plans for the day is hitting up Costco with mom?
On Veterans Day, Veteran Recruiting and dozens of leading, military friendly employers will host the third annual Veterans Day Virtual Career Fair. Since 2011, more than 37,000 veterans and spouses have been hired by the employers who participate.
Telling people you have 15-20 years of experience is no longer impressive, it just makes you sound old. With the increase in technology at exponential speeds, older is not necessarily better and new does not mean it has no credibility.
Check out our slideshow of the top ten worst towns in Illinois based on the most recent unemployment rates.
Here are some tips to help you navigate a conference and enjoy the experience without getting overwhelmed.
Nearly one of every three American workers is a freelancer or fractional worker. These 42 million individuals are designing our nation's logos, landscaping its yards, programming its computer algorithms and walking its restless dogs. But while they contribute to our GDP just as full-time employees do these workers have been overlooked by the federal government's statisticians.
Conservative Republicans have lost their fight over the shutdown and debt ceiling, and they probably won't get major spending cuts in upcoming negotiations over the budget. But they're winning the big one: How the nation understands our biggest domestic problem.
Today’s jobs report shows that the labor market recovery remains disappointingly slow, with employment still well below normal levels and long...
We're four years into a recovery that began in the second half of 2009, yet unemployment is still highly elevated, and job growth is once again decelerating. There should be no question that fiscal drag and general political dysfunction continues to hurt working families.
The stable economy where people had a job for life is over; the future is more unpredictable than ever, and it makes our rear-view based perception of the world something we must question. We can no longer build for yesterday.
The low wages paid to fast-food workers are costing taxpayers $7 billion a year in public assistance, according to a study released October 15, 2013 b...
In this week's issue, we look at youth unemployment on an international scale, putting the spotlight on a problem that threatens economic growth and social stability in dozens of countries.