Archive | November, 2010

Salary secrecy

Like most college students, I used to work during my summer and winter breaks. Perhaps unlike some college students, I used to completely throw myself into my job. Even if I never received a literal pat on the back, I would, every now and again, receive a bonus.…

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Live Webcast: Navigating Challenges in Global Enterprise Leadership

In this interactive discussion, Tuesday, December 7, 11 am-12:15 pm ET, industry experts Victor Deyglio (The Logistics Institute) and Irvin Varkonyi (American Public University), will present solutions to the challenges faced by logisticians.

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Shopping for a job this holiday

Every year, retailers gearing up for the holiday season bring on a large number of temporary workers whose job it will be to help manage hoards of consumers on peak shopping days throughout the season. However, wrangling shoppers is not the only job that becomes available during the holiday season.…

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CareerBuilder and USA Today’s Q4 2010 Job Forecast, Part II

As discussed in my last post, the first three quarters of 2010 saw positive developments in hiring, and CareerBuilder and USA Today’s Q4 Job Forecast expects that trend to continue, with 21% of employers reporting that they plan to hire additional full-time permanent employees during the fourth quarter.…

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Careers in Transportation and Logistics Management

This webcast features experts from the transportation and logistics field discussing variety of career possibilities and opportunities available in the transportation industry. 

Speakers

  • Dr. Oliver Hedgepeth, Program Director, Transportation and Logistics Management  
    American Public University
  • Phil Ratcliff, Vice President of Strategic Resources
    Panther Expedited Services
  • Irvin Varkonyi, Adjunct Professor of Transportation and Logistics Management
    American Public University

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CareerBuilder and USA Today’s Q4 2010 Job Forecast, Part I

Like other job forecasts released each quarter this year by CareerBuilder and USA Today, the forecast for the fourth quarter contains more than a kernel of optimism. Overall, hiring has, according to the forecast, trended up with 24% (up from a projected 21%) of employers reporting that they had hired additional full-time permanent staff during the first three quarters of 2010.…

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How To: Social Neworking for Job Searches

Social networks can turbo-charge your job search. You can connect to people in an entirely new way — a new process, really – including those making hiring decisions. What’s more, social networks help you highlight your talents and personality.…

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The job seeker’s bill of rights

A number of years ago, while I was still studying for my bachelor’s, I applied for a job administering summer programs for a nearby local government. I was asked to interview for a position teaching school age children chess during the summer.…

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