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How to Develop Your Personal Elevator Pitch
Many structured interviews, particularly those at large companies, start with a question like "tell me about yourself." Here's how to narrow your life down into a brief but relevant and professional answer. More ...

How to Apply for Unemployment
Are you ready to apply for unemployment? If so, know the facts. First, employment is a state benefit, not federal, and therefore the qualifications and benefits vary widely from state to state. In many states you can file over the internet. More ...

How to Apply For Unemployment Compensation
Unemployment compensation is money paid to people who have lost their job through no fault of their own. It's meant as temporary income to help make ends meet until they find another job. More ...

Six Questions You Must Be Prepared to Answer During Your Next Job Interview
Do your homework and be well prepared for your next interview. If you can answer these six questions easily, you're on your way to landing your dream job! If you're interested in acing your next interview, read on. More ...

Too Many Jobs on Your Resume?
According to a U.S. Department of Labor study, changing jobs is common in today's workplace, "The average American worker between ages 37 and 45 in 2002 had changed jobs 10.2 times. More ...

Unemployed? The First Five Things to Do
Deadlines, which seemed so crucial a few days ago, now are hard to recall. What's next? It's all about you now. You need to turn your attention away from the past and start looking at the opportunity in front of you. Here are the top five things you need to do in the first week. More ...

Job Hunting After 50
Among the long-term unemployed are many people over the age of 50. Older adults face unique challenges when seeking employment. Following are highlights to help jumpstart your job search as a mature worker. More ...

Your Resume Format Guide
A winning career starts with a winning resume. It is the jobseeker's responsibility to grab the employers attention and entice enough interest to earn an interview, and hopefully; land the job. To do this, the applicant must understand just how important it is to create a comprehensive and interesting resume. More ...

How to Find Jobs in Music
Have you always dreamed about working with music, but weren't sure where to look for jobs in music and the music industry? The good news is that there are a lot more jobs in music than most people think. More ...

How to Apply for Food Stamps
Food stamps is a federal program that helps low-income people buy food. To get be eligible for food stamps, your, households must meet certain requirements, for example households may have a maximum of $2,000 in assets. More ...

How to Get a U.S. Government Job
As the U.S. population keeps growing, more federal workers will be needed to provide government services. It's possible for layoffs to happen in Federal service, but they're very rare. More ...

Finally Help Is Available For Those Over 50
Are you over the age of 50 and looking for a new job? Have you discovered that the process of job-seeking is much more difficult than you had expected? Is it all too easy to make excuses: More ...

The Day I Broke Wind in My Interview and Still Got the Job
I received an invitation to Interview as a Project Manager. At the interview I was greeted by three well dressed company employees. While sitting down I passed wind. I watched the expressions on the faces of the panel as they caught a whiff of my pungent gas. More ...