Leveraging Social Media for an Effective Job Search

Leveraging Social Media for an Effective Job Search

Although social networking should be complementary to traditional job-search methods, if done well, it can be very effective in several ways...

Women Unique Struggles on the Work Front

Women Unique Struggles on the Work Front

While those looking for work often struggle to find jobs, women, in particular, face numerous issues that compound the situation. From higher unemployment rates than their male counterparts, inequities in pay, and a higher reliance on minimum wage job, women...

Gender Bias in Terms of Pay Continues - Women Still Earn Less
			than Men

Gender Bias in Terms of Pay Continues - Women Still Earn Less than Men

Each year March heralds the celebration of women with National Women's History month. This year, the National Women's History project picked, "Women Inspiring Innovation through...

The History of the Equal Pay Act and Its Impact on Women

The History of the Equal Pay Act and Its Impact on Women

Women have been facing pay discrimination for decades - and unfortunately, continue to do so today. In fact, women earn 79 cents for every dollar earned by men, even though they make up almost 50 percent of today's workforce...

How the Overcrowded Job Market Is Changing the Mindset of
			Universities and Students

How the Overcrowded Job Market Is Changing the Mindset of Universities and Students

In today's difficult economy, there are many qualified candidates coming out of top-flight graduate schools, but unfortunately there are not enough job opportunities waiting for them. The overall...

Restaurant Industry Sees Huge Job Growth

Restaurant Industry Sees Huge Job Growth

According to a press release by the National Restaurant Association, more than 200,000 jobs have been created in the restaurant industry in the past six months. With this massive surge in employment, restaurants have become the country's second...

Job Outlook For 2012

Job Outlook For 2012

For job seekers looking for job opportunities in 2012, there are certain industries that will continue to dominate in terms of growth, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs in technology and computer-related fields and health care are just a few...

Jobs Outlook for Veterans

Jobs Outlook for Veterans

While the national unemployment rate hovers at 9.1%, Iraq and Afghanistan veterans – or Gulf War-ear II veterans - face a higher rate of unemployment of 13.3 percent. Overall, more than one million veterans are currently unemployed, with an additional anticipated...

History of Women and Equality

History of Women and Equality

Womens Equality Day, the 19th Amendment (which guaranteed a womans right to vote), and the Equal Pay Act are all early steps that have led to shaping gender equality in todays work force. In recognition of Womens Equality Day, the recruiting experts at...

Highest Paying Jobs

Highest Paying Jobs

Job satisfaction, job security, a great boss, and a thriving workplace environment: what more could anyone ask for? A job that pays well, of course. Here are the highest paying jobs and their average salaries, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics...

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