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An Open Letter: “DEAR MINIMUM WAGE WORKER STRIKING FAST FOOD FRANCHISES FOR $15 AN HOUR”

Tweet DEAR MINIMUM WAGE WORKER STRIKING FOR $15 an hour, I would support your cause for one week of pay at this wage if you promise to take an ECONOMICS 101 course to learn about supply and demand and diminishing returns. You see there are consequences for dropping out of high school, being in prison, […]

Answering The Question “How do I Get a Green Job?”

Tweet In today’s energy efficient world, more college students and recent graduates are shifting their focus to green jobs. But what is a “green job” exactly, and what do you have to do or study to secure one? Green jobs are relatively new in today’s day and age. A green job is defined simply as […]

Linkedin As Dream Job Catalyst: Eric Pettit’s “How Personal Branding Enabled MY story”

Tweet Thanks to Linkedin, I was now connecting with hiring managers and recruiters across the board and I was in the driver’s seat accepting or declining second and third interviews. It was me who was evaluating employers, picking and choosing where I went and when! By Erik Pettit Director of Facilities Management at The Sterling […]

Analysis: Americans to Face Tougher 2013 on Rising Prices, Taxes

Tweet Reuters) – Consumers will have to dig deeper into their pockets next year to pay for costlier healthcare, more expensive grocery bills and higher taxes, an extra drag on the country’s already slow-moving economy. The additional outlays look set to test the resilience of consumers, whose spending accounts for around two-thirds of the U.S. […]

The Unemployment Number Doesn’t add up

Tweet “Oh how convenient the rate dropped below 8% for the first time in 43 months, five weeks before the election,” Varney added. “There is widespread mistrust of this report and these numbers because there are clear contradictions – 873,000 people said they had found work but only 114,000 new jobs were created. That is […]

Being an Engineer in the Age of High Tech Innovation – Be Social & Target Your Niche

Tweet Sometimes a back to basics approach on your job search is not the often obvious as it was for gen X. Today’s generation have far more resources online that was once unthinkable. But with unlimited avenues comes a need for precision. Navigate your niche. Fans of the television show The Big Bang Theory know […]

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Job Contraction Globally Creates Work Experience Catch 22 for Graduates

Tweet Engineering undergraduates demand work experience A common refrain from Graduates seeking careers in Engineering? “It’s not fair!” Engineering undergraduates demand more work experience, graduate schemes and graduate training, however throughout Europe and The United States, the opportunity to gain work experience through graduate jobs, i.e. internships has contracted along a similar trajectory as experienced, […]

The Face of Occupy Wall Street You Don’t See on The News. Ordinary Americans?

Tweet The repeating mantra is group think, not democracy, and collectivism isn’t freedom, is it? You can’t create jobs without a market … and the list and the fallacies go on … but the press isn’t covering it. Why?

It’s All About Someone Else’s Benjamins, Right?

Tweet The anti-capitalist Occupy Wall Street protesters had the nerve to ask James for investment capital. They wanted funding for the “Constitutional World Federation” they are planning. Another protester goes into detail about how Almagamated Bank is funding the Occupy Wall Street anti-banker protests. They’re all for capitalism, but only if it benefits them. James […]

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