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Jobs and Careers: High Expectations and the Lowball Job Offer

The cautious optimism rippling through the job market is being tempered by employment offers that may be less than a candidate’s expectations. One individual recently…



Jobs and Careers: References on Request

When was the last time you touched base with the people you use as your references in your job search? If it’s been more than…



Jobs and Careers: A Job Title By Any Other Name…

As a staffing professional I see more than my share of resumes. Like most readers, one of the first things I check out is a…



Jobs and Careers: You’re Not the Boss of Me, or Maybe You Are

I distinctly remember when I started to notice many of my colleagues were younger than me. It was around the same time I noticed doctors,…



Jobs and Careers: Dejob Vu

When Thomas Wolfe wrote, “You can’t go home again,” he probably wasn’t talking about your old job. You know, the one that laid you off…



Jobs and Careers: Bullish on Bullies

The recent news detailing the plight of 15-year-old Phoebe Prince from Massachusetts and her alleged experience of physical and verbal abuse by her schoolmates has…