The Hard Working blog has a snazzy new home (with a lot more readers)--and an excellent new feature idea.‚ We'll start publishing what we're calling "Give me a job please!" regularly--featuring 5 Q & As with a job seeker.‚ ‚ Expect a mix of straight-forward questions, lame interview questions,
The unemployment rate in the Chicago area in July was 10.7 percent, higher than the national average. For many people, the search for work started months and months ago. As of last month, a third of job seekers in the country have been out of work for more than half a year.
Los centros de Illinois workNet‚ son centros de servicio con personas que tienen una dedicaciƒ³n al apoyar y desarrollar la poblaciƒ³n activa en la comunidad. Estos centros conectan las empresas y a quienes buscan trabajo con los recursos y servicios en Chicago.
On Tuesday, NPR's All Things Considered aired a commentary from author Firoozeh Dumas about the lost art of job rejection letters.‚ It was coincidentally the same day I sent out almost 1150 rejection emails.‚ I had to let candidates know they were no longer in the running for an A
This is a reminder of the Chicago NW Sales & Management Career Fair Monday, Aug. 24 at the Hyatt Regency, 1750 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, Ill. Dress professionally, bring at least 15 copies of your resume and arrive no later than 5 p.m.
From Chicago's stimulus website:
The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development invite you to a Making Home Affordable Foreclosure Prevention Workshop
When: Friday, August 21
12:00 p.m. -- 8:00 p.m.