In This Issue
Over fifteen years ago, the foundation of America's Job Exchange was built to ensure that all Americans, including diversity candidates such as Veterans, have an equal opportunity to access jobs online. Each day we celebrate diversity in the workplace, but there are some days where it's observed more closely, such as in November on Veterans' Day, where we all recognize the contributions of Veterans to our country. With programs like the White House's diversity hiring initiative for Veterans, calling upon the private sector to hire or train 100,000 unemployed veterans by the end of 2013, you might be wondering what the outlook for Veteran job seekers is. Read Jobs Outlook for Veterans for the economic view, as well as ours.
Veterans are excellent role models. What other types of people make good role models? This November in observance of National Mentoring Month our article The Importance of Mentors outlines what makes a good mentor, as well as ways to find one and establish a relationship at work.
Just as a mentor can help line your way to job success, so can your personal brand. Do you have one? In You Are Your Brand, our expert posits that just like any company, employees also have personal brands that need to be nurtured and continually assessed.
Lastly, if you are cognizant of your personal brand, managing your online behavior is imperative. In Don't Tweet Your Way Out of a Job, we look at how what you say on social networks can impact your job search and career goals as a whole.