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How to Apply for Food Stamps
How you apply for food stamp benefits will vary, some, from state to state but the general guidelines and requirements are the same. Generally speaking, it's fairly painless for an eligible individual or family to apply, qualify and receive food stamp benefits but there are a few things to consider. More ...

Get Hired Faster By Changing Your Job Search Strategy
According to most experts, the average job search takes about five months to complete. Why does the average job search take this long? One of the primary reason is because most job seekers are using the "wait and hope" strategy. More ...

Pretending You Care - The Retail Employee Handbook
I've never worked in retail, but I found this book loaded with truisms about people and society, and we all have to deal with people and society. This book is funny, but true, and easy to read, and sprinkled throughout the book are cartoons from the author's syndicated comic strip, "Retail", which makes it even more fun to read. More ...

Nine Things You Should Never Do in an Interview
As a recruiter in the Staffing Industry, I spent the last four years interviewing people for all different types of positions. I have met some candidates that interviewed very well, and others that I could not wait to get out of my office. Here are a few interview tips on what NOT to do when interviewing for any position. More ...

Effective Interview Questions for Hiring Managers
While it is usually clear what the hiring manager SHOULD NOT AND CAN NOT ask, little notice is given to the right key questions. Asking and getting responses to tough and probing questions is essential to eliminating the wrong candidates and identifying the right ones. More ...

Interview Tips for the Job Seeker
The first impression you get to make is with your resume, but what may put you over the top is the way in which you interview. I asked around, collecting some insight from people who have been on both sides of the interview process, and received the following collection of tips. More ...

Finding Senior Work Might Include Interview Nightmares
Imagine for a moment, that you are an intelligent and educated person that enjoyed continuous employment and career growth throughout most of your adult life. Then, suddenly, you find yourself divorced, laid-off and out of work. And, you are 60 years old! More ...

Four Key Questions When Filing For Unemployment Benefits
There is often confusion about filing for unemployment benefits. Many people ask themselves the countless questions, and struggle to find the answers. Regardless of which state you live in, there are four key questions you must answer as you go about filing for unemployment benefits. More ...

How to Prepare for a Behavioral Interview
If you're in the market for a new job, it's probably wise to prepare for behavioral interviews. Some 30 percent of organizations, including many of America's biggest corporations, now use behavioral interviewing - and the number is growing. More ...

How to Make a Resume
Want to make your resume shine? Here's how to put together a resume that'll impress any employer. Plus 27 resume design tips. More ...

Get The Job You Want, Even When No One's Hiring
In this book, career expert Ford R. Myers maps the new world of job search and reveals essential strategies for your success. You?ll learn how to seize opportunities that aren?t posted yet - how to make yourself an instant asset to potential employers - how to clearly stand-out as the best candidate ... and how to leverage social media, blogs, and other Web tools. More ...

Online Job Sites
The Internet has changed the way people look for jobs and the way employers look for people. Ten years ago a job seeker picked up several newspapers each morning and searched the print ads. Today a job seeker posts their resume online and receives an email alert from an employer interested in hiring them. More ...

How to Write an Executive Level Resume
Executive-level jobs are harder to find and generally have more competition, so an attention-getting executive resume can make the difference between getting the job and getting left behind. More ...