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Start Exploring Summer Job Options Now! Following a plan that helps you to be prepared and stay actively engaged in your search makes it more effective. Jobs may have different application methods.  Childcare may just require an interview, summer camps camp may have an application and interview, or a lab may want an application, resume and interview. Be prepared for ... Read More »

Hiring Prospects to Improve in Second Quarter; Layoff Incidence and Job Eliminations Decline

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Employment opportunities and job security will improve considerably during the spring, according to projections from 165 respondents to Bloomberg BNA’s latest survey on the employment outlook. Employers’ hiring projections for the second quarter suggest marked gains in hiring prospects for all three nonmanagement employee groups covered by the survey. Moreover, reports of layoff incidence and imminent reductions-in-force are at or ... Read More »

Bullies in the Workplace Infographic

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Over 65 Million Workers Affected by Bullying. Bullying doesn’t just happen to kids at school; it is a very real problem in the workplace as well. The Workplace Bullying Institute (WBI) defined workplace bullying as “abusive conduct that is threatening, intimidating, humiliating, work sabotage or verbal abuse” in its 2014 national survey. Key results: 27% of all adult Americans have ... Read More »

Verizon Wireless Announces Midland and Odessa Hiring Effort

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Verizon is actively hiring 60 local retail positions to fuel its continued growth. Verizon Wireless is adding 60 full-time retail positions in the Midland/Odessa area by the end of 2014. The positions will be based locally and interested candidates may apply online by visiting the Verizon Wireless website at www.vzwcareers.com. The new positions offer competitive salaries and benefits, including health ... Read More »

Top 10 Tips for Internship Success

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TIPS FOR INTERNSHIP SUCCESS Communicate Effectively and Often Know what skills you can offer, and meet with your supervisor to discuss ways to utilize them and gain more skills. Also let your supervisor know if you feel your skills aren’t being used to their potential. Set Goals Sit down with your supervisor and go over what you hope to gain ... Read More »

WGU Announces New ‘Nurses Lead the Way’ Scholarship

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In celebration of National Nurses Week next month, Western Governors University (WGU), www.wgu.edu, is encouraging licensed RNs to earn their bachelor’s or master’s degree in nursing online with the new Nurses Lead the Way Scholarship. The Nurses Lead the Way Scholarship is designed for nurses who are ready to advance their education with a bachelor’s or master’s degree in nursing ... Read More »

How to Answer Tricky Interview Questions INFOGRAPHIC

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There are a few questions that come up regularly in interviews that are painstakingly annoying. They trap you between giving an honest answer and giving a cliché  answer and leave you squirming to find a suitable balance between the two. Trying to answer a question with a response that you don’t necessarily mean is an art form most commonly practiced ... Read More »

GE New Shared Services Center Bringing 1,400 Jobs To Greater Cincinnati

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JobsOhio President and Chief Investment Officer John Minor today announced that GE has chosen Greater Cincinnati for its new U.S. Global Operations Center. The project is expected to create 1,400 new jobs in Ohio. GE will break ground on the facility this summer and expects to be fully operational at the site by 2017. The center is key to GE’s ... Read More »

Statement of US Secretary of Labor Perez on March Employment Numbers

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U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez issued the following statement about the March 2014 Employment Situation report released today: “Today’s report tells the story of a solid and steady economic recovery delivering more opportunity for more people. We saw 192,000 new jobs in the month of March, and the private sector has now created 8.9 million jobs over the ... Read More »

Restaurant Jobs More than 9 Percent Above Previous Cyclical High

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More than six years after the start of the Great Recession, the number of private sector jobs finally surpassed its pre-recession peak in March, according to preliminary figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  The private sector added a net 192,000 jobs in March on a seasonally-adjusted basis, the strongest monthly gain since November. Meanwhile, restaurants added more than 30,000 ... Read More »