Interview Preparation

Hiring Picking Up: SHARPEN INTERVIEWING SKILLS!

According to today’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report, 195,000 jobs were created in June, which is a sign of solid improvements in the labor market. Added to last month’s BLS figures, 370,000 new jobs have been created during the last two months! Furthermore, anecdotally, I have noticed that many … Read More


Unemployment Rate Hovers Near Dangerous 8%

Talking Points for the month

  1. 157,000 (+2,000 from December) non-farm jobs added in January. But unemployment rate up to 7.9%!
  2. 22.7 million ( Same as December)= 12.3 (+100,000 from December) mil. Unemployed + 8 (+100,000 from December) mil. Involuntarily working part-time + 2.4 (-200,000 from December) mil.
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A Tale Of Two Cities: SUBSTANCE VERSUS HYPE!

My strong interest in the recent NFL coaching carousel, which left eight head coaches with “pink slips”, extends far beyond my fervent curiosity for the sport. A paradigm of sound versus shaky recruiting practices can be observed. Case in point the Chicago Bears versus the Philadelphia Eagles. Both cities … Read More


I’ll live on WGN Radio Saturday, December 29th between 12:30 and 1 p.m. CST discussing a new outplacement model to help the multitudes of displaced workers.

If you get a chance, I’ll be live on WGN Radio on Saturday, December 29th from 12:30 to 1 p.m. CST (720 on the AM dial) discussing a new, lower-cost alternative (10% of the cost) to outplacement for displaced workers, called World2Work™

You can also listen in to … Read More


Unemployment Rises To 8.3%; SEO A Tonic For Joblessness!

The U.S. economy added 163,000 jobs in July, the most in five months. However, the unemployment rate rose one-tenth of a percentage point to 8.3% as more and more workers scramble to enter the job market. This has created an uneven recovery heading into this fall’s presidential election. Fortunately, a … Read More