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Career and job-search news, trends, and scoops for job-seekers, compiled by the staff of Quintessential Careers.The Quintessential Careers Blog has moved!! These pages remain as an archive of our previous blog posts. Please check out the new and improved Quintessential Careers Blog for Job-Seekers and Careerists.
Career and job-search news, trends, and scoops for job-seekers, compiled by the staff of Quintessential Careers. Job Action Day 2011: Skill Up, Start Up, Speak Up! The current and ongoing Jobs Recession, deeper and longer than expected, forces job-seekers to focus on job-hunting fundamentals on Job Action Day 2011.
Quintessential Careers Career MastermindsCelebrating the 15th Anniversary of the founding of this site, we honor 15 career experts with the title of Quintessential Careers Career Masterminds.We’ve selected our favorite 15 career experts, folks we are honoring with the title of Quintessential Careers Career Masterminds, because of their career and job-hunting know-how and their passion for sharing that knowledge with job-seekers, career-changers, and the entire career community.
U.S. employers add almost 200,000 jobs in February, spurring some experts to voice more optimism about the future.This past Friday, the U.S. Labor Department released its monthly jobs report showing that 192,000 jobs were added to the economy in February, the biggest increase since last May, and slightly higher than predicted.
February must be the month of romance even in the workplace based on various reports we’ve been sent recently.First, the American Management Association (AMA) reported on a survey of its members on office romance and found that while 70 percent of employees say they wouldn’t get involved in an office romance, 40 percent have been involved in an office romance. Perhaps more interestingly, 30 percent of respondents noted their office romance ended in marriage.
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