The founder of Teach for America, Wendy Kopp, recently chatted with New York Times reporter Adam Bryant about what she looks for in a job candidate. Some of her suggestions seem valuable for anyone searching for a job. Here's an excerpt from the interview:
Q. Talk about the art of goal setting.
After the jump I've posted info about: Chicago Park District jobs and loan processor jobs...
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES BULLETIN
May 4, 2009
Department of Human Resources
541 North Fairbanks Ct.
Chicago, Illinois 60611
24 Job Opportunity Hotline: 312-742-PLAY (7529)
If you're not enjoying your current job, you've recently lost your job or you're worried about future job security--you might feel it's time to change careers. But are these good reasons to find a new occupation? And if they are, how should you go about making the change?
Job cut announcements are coming fast and furious.‚ By some counts, companies just yesterday announced 75 thousand job cuts.‚ ‚ Locally, Caterpillar said it was slashing its work force by 20,000.‚ Home Depot, Sprint Nextel and Texas Instruments also announced layoffs.‚ Today, Corning said it woul
UAL--based here in Chicago--announced today it will cut 1000 jobs in 2009. That's on top of the 1500 cuts it announced in 2008. No word yet on if and how many of those cuts might be local.
Do you work for United? What's the mood there? Let us know.