Monthly Archives: December, 2008

CareerBuilder job forecast says slower hiring ahead

CHICAGO, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ —, the nation’s largest online job site with more than 23 million unique visitors and over 1.5 million jobs, released the results of its latest survey, conducted by Harris Interactive(R), tracking projected hiring trends for 2009. The survey, titled “2009 Job Forecast,” was conducted from November 12 through December 1, [...]

Glassdoor reveals naughty/nice ceo’s

We received an email from the company review site. Thought you might find this interesting. ‘Twas the week before Christmas and Glassdoor knows which CEOs have been naughty and which have been nice, at least according to their employees.  We’ve made a  list and checked it twice.  So, here’s who can expect a lump [...]

hungry? get jobbite

Here’s a new community for swapping job stories. JobBite is a new place for professionals to share their experiences with others regarding their current and past employers. I’m sure all of us have worked with organizations that turned out to be very different than what we expected. Job seekers often see only a one-sided message [...]

New career breaks, Holiday greetings from

We’re taking a bit of a break here at the station. There will be no new shows added until Jan 5th but we have added some new “career breaks” throughout the stream which talk about tips for keeping your job in a tough economy. Also in the stream (in several places) is a new “LinkedIn [...]

Over 55? U.S. dept of labor wants to help

Here’s some good news for older workers. The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a $10 million competition to connect workers 55 years and older to career opportunities in local industries. “This $10 million competition will result in opportunities for older Americans who want to receive skills training and extend their participation in the workforce,” [...]

$100k job seekers can save time with RiseSmart Concierge Service

If you are a 100k executive in the job hunt check out this service to outsource your search. RiseSmart is a job site that offers a unique Concierge Service for job seekers who are looking for positions in the 100k+ salary range. Once a job seeker signs up with RiseSmart, they enter their job preferences [...]

Mike Ramer gives 7 job search strategies

“If you’re worried about your job or looking for a new one, you’re not alone,” says Mike Ramer, America’s Career Coach and president of Ramer Search Consultants. “The challenge for professionals today is finding a job to advance their career.” After 20 years in executive search, Ramer developed and launched a job search consulting service [...]