Posts Tagged ‘Reference’

businessreferenceAre you out of a job? So is more than 10% of the United States population. It’s a difficult time for people who are actively looking for work, and the situation is not likely to improve anytime soon.

Job seekers are well-advised to arm themselves with a full arsenal of tools, including a powerful resume and the right attire for an interview. One of the most important and sometimes overlooked resources is a good reference. A few positive comments from a qualified person can have an amazing impact.

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Staying Connected During A Recession

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

colleagues2A recession can negatively impact all of us – when times are tough economically, people and businesses cut back on expenses in every way they can. That leads to reduced spending, smaller annual budgets and fewer jobs.

People all over the country are being affected by layoffs. Many companies have stopped hiring and cut their work force drastically, leaving thousands of people suddenly unemployed. That, in turn, makes for a much more aggressive job market. Fewer jobs and more people applying for them means that it’s more important than ever to get an edge over the competition.

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