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Archive for June, 2009

June 21st, 2009 by Andrew Kucheriavy   Posted in Job Search, Resume Writing



We’ve asked a number of experts in recruiting and HR: How do you sort through resumes? What makes you keep a resume vs. throwing it away? Here are the things that most certainly will have your resume thrown away:
  • Misspellings
  • Job Instability
  • Mismatching Objective and Job Experience:
  • Lack of Clarity
  • Lack of Specifics
  • Lack of Career Progression
  • Too Long
You can read the complete artcile on Resumark.com: What do Employers look for in Resumes? Don’t Have Your Resume Thrown Away!
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June 12th, 2009 by Kate Seidametova   Posted in Unemployment

Number of layoffs since Nov. 1, 2008, at America’s 500 largest public companies: 576,164

June 9: General Motors 900 layoffs in Missouri.
June 9: Berkshire Hathaway lays off 13 employees in its Borsheim’s jewelry division.
June 5: Textron announces plans to layoff 700 employees from its Cessna Aircrafts division.
June 5: Intuit cuts 300 employees.
June 2: Deere & Company lays off 689 in Iowa as part of ongoing reductions.
May 30: Deere & Company lays off 89 in North Dakota and 16 in Louisiana as part of ongoing reductions.

Source: Forbes
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June 7th, 2009 by Tatiana Varenik   Posted in Job News, Unemployment

Was the decline in job losses a sign of improving economy or was it a statistical fluke?

According to Harvard economist Jeffrey Frankel: The amount of time that people with jobs actually worked in May is the lowest since 1964 - 33.1 hours/week. What matters is how much work people do, not just how many of them show up at their workplaces every day.

Frankel thinks losses in coming months could be as rapid as they were earlier this year.

Read more: Resumark

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